The table below looks at the statistics for Apple iOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple iOS over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iOS
Rank 97 105 71
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -34
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 47 26 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.37% 0.95% 1.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.27% 4.15% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 11 29
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£350 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £320 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £18.32 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% -43.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £32.00 £43.25
% change year-on-year
-28.12% -26.01%
Apple iOS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
750 626 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.86% 22.90% 22.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 247 225
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £135 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 116 89
Average hourly rate £13.16 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.27% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.00 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

Apple iOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple iOS across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Apple iOS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apple iOS across the North West region.

Apple iOS Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple iOS across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Apple iOS Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Apple iOS
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apple iOS across the North West region.

Apple iOS Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Apple iOS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple iOS within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +1 26 £350 - 27
Cheshire +12 10 £350 +9.37% 4
Lancashire - 6 £379 - 2
Merseyside -14 3 £170 -43.33% 1
Apple iOS
England

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Apple iOS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple iOS.

1 78 (66.67%) Android
2 57 (48.72%) iOS Development
3 51 (43.59%) Windows
4 48 (41.03%) Mobile App
5 32 (27.35%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 27 (23.08%) Objective-C
7 26 (22.22%) XML
8 24 (20.51%) HTML
9 23 (19.66%) CSS
9 23 (19.66%) Microsoft
10 22 (18.80%) .NET
10 22 (18.80%) Windows Phone
11 20 (17.09%) Web Services
12 19 (16.24%) CSS3
12 19 (16.24%) Android Development
13 18 (15.38%) Java
14 16 (13.68%) Apple
14 16 (13.68%) jQuery
15 15 (12.82%) Windows 7
15 15 (12.82%) XSLT
16 14 (11.97%) OO
17 13 (11.11%) XHTML
17 13 (11.11%) Active Directory
17 13 (11.11%) Blackberry
17 13 (11.11%) HTML5
17 13 (11.11%) Xamarin
17 13 (11.11%) Apache Cordova
17 13 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
18 12 (10.26%) XPath

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Apple iOS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple iOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.13%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (3.42%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.71%) Lync
4 1 (0.85%) Apache
4 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.85%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (8.55%) MS Office
2 5 (4.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (3.42%) Photoshop
3 4 (3.42%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.85%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.84%) SSL
2 6 (5.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (4.27%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.42%) VPN
4 4 (3.42%) IP Telephony
5 3 (2.56%) Wireless
5 3 (2.56%) Broadband
6 2 (1.71%) Internet
6 2 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.71%) iBeacon
7 1 (0.85%) VLAN
7 1 (0.85%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.85%) GPRS
7 1 (0.85%) UMTS
7 1 (0.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.98%) MySQL
2 5 (4.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.27%) SQLite
2 5 (4.27%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.71%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.71%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (1.71%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (9.40%) Xcode
2 8 (6.84%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.98%) Subversion
3 7 (5.98%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 6 (5.13%) JIRA
5 5 (4.27%) Axure RP
6 4 (3.42%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.71%) Appium
7 2 (1.71%) Selenium
7 2 (1.71%) JUnit
8 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 11 (9.40%) Finance
2 6 (5.13%) Retail
3 4 (3.42%) Back Office
3 4 (3.42%) Games
4 3 (2.56%) Banking
5 2 (1.71%) Local Government
6 1 (0.85%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Advertising
6 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 62 (52.99%) Developer
2 36 (30.77%) iOS Developer
3 15 (12.82%) Mobile Developer
4 10 (8.55%) Analyst
5 8 (6.84%) Android Developer
6 5 (4.27%) .NET Developer
6 5 (4.27%) Applications Developer
6 5 (4.27%) Support Analyst
6 5 (4.27%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (3.42%) Test Analyst
7 4 (3.42%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (3.42%) Java Developer
7 4 (3.42%) Xamarin Developer
7 4 (3.42%) Designer
8 3 (2.56%) IT Support
8 3 (2.56%) Test Engineer
8 3 (2.56%) Technical Leader
8 3 (2.56%) IT Support Technician
8 3 (2.56%) Consultant
8 3 (2.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (22.22%) XML
2 24 (20.51%) HTML
3 23 (19.66%) CSS
4 22 (18.80%) .NET
5 20 (17.09%) Web Services
6 19 (16.24%) CSS3
7 16 (13.68%) jQuery
8 15 (12.82%) XSLT
9 13 (11.11%) XHTML
9 13 (11.11%) HTML5
9 13 (11.11%) Apache Cordova
10 9 (7.69%) JSON
11 8 (6.84%) Cocoa
12 7 (5.98%) iOS SDK
13 6 (5.13%) PhoneGap
13 6 (5.13%) Sass
13 6 (5.13%) RESTful
13 6 (5.13%) Ajax
13 6 (5.13%) .NET Framework
13 6 (5.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 48 (41.03%) Mobile App
2 13 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 11 (9.40%) iPad
4 10 (8.55%) User Experience
5 9 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (7.69%) NHS
5 9 (7.69%) CESG
5 9 (7.69%) PKI
6 8 (6.84%) Open Source
7 7 (5.98%) Computer Science
8 6 (5.13%) Web 2.0
9 5 (4.27%) iPhone
9 5 (4.27%) Data Structures
9 5 (4.27%) Algorithms
10 4 (3.42%) Management Information System
11 3 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (1.71%) Mobile Banking
12 2 (1.71%) Arduino
12 2 (1.71%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (1.71%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 78 (66.67%) Android
2 51 (43.59%) Windows
3 22 (18.80%) Windows Phone
4 15 (12.82%) Windows 7
5 10 (8.55%) Windows XP
5 10 (8.55%) Windows 8
6 9 (7.69%) Windows Phone 8
7 8 (6.84%) Linux
8 7 (5.98%) Windows Mobile
9 6 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (2.56%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.71%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.71%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.71%) NetWare
12 2 (1.71%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.85%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.85%) Debian
13 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.85%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (48.72%) iOS Development
2 32 (27.35%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (16.24%) Android Development
4 14 (11.97%) OO
5 13 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
6 12 (10.26%) Web Design
7 11 (9.40%) OOP
8 10 (8.55%) TDD
9 9 (7.69%) ITIL
9 9 (7.69%) Configuration Management
9 9 (7.69%) Scrum
9 9 (7.69%) OOD
10 8 (6.84%) E-Commerce
11 7 (5.98%) Software Engineering
11 7 (5.98%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (5.98%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (5.13%) BDD
12 6 (5.13%) Mentoring
12 6 (5.13%) Project Management
12 6 (5.13%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 27 (23.08%) JavaScript
1 27 (23.08%) Objective-C
2 18 (15.38%) Java
3 12 (10.26%) XPath
4 10 (8.55%) SQL
5 8 (6.84%) C#
6 5 (4.27%) C
6 5 (4.27%) VBA
7 3 (2.56%) C++
8 2 (1.71%) VBScript
8 2 (1.71%) Ruby
8 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.71%) Clojure
9 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.85%) Python
9 1 (0.85%) XAML
9 1 (0.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (6.84%) Degree
2 3 (2.56%) ISEB
2 3 (2.56%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (2.56%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) VCP4
4 1 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.98%) Firmware
3 6 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.56%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (3.42%) HP Data Protector
1 4 (3.42%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.71%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 23 (19.66%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.68%) Apple
3 13 (11.11%) Xamarin
4 10 (8.55%) Oracle
5 9 (7.69%) Citrix
6 8 (6.84%) HP
7 6 (5.13%) VMware
7 6 (5.13%) F5
7 6 (5.13%) Appcelerator
7 6 (5.13%) Red Hat
8 5 (4.27%) Kony
8 5 (4.27%) Adobe
9 4 (3.42%) Lotus
9 4 (3.42%) LANDesk
10 3 (2.56%) Symantec
11 2 (1.71%) Atmel
11 2 (1.71%) Juniper
11 2 (1.71%) Novell
11 2 (1.71%) Business Objects
12 1 (0.85%) Symbian
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