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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iOS
Rank 74 99 68
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -31
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 70 37 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.17% 1.31% 2.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.10% 5.94% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 25 38
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £297 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-64.61% -7.14%
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
693 623 681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.45% 22.00% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 274 323
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £135 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 88 84
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £34.06 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +9 45 £350 +3.70% 25
Cheshire +26 20 £365 +4.28% 16
Lancashire - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 1
Apple iOS
England

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 70 (73.68%) Android
2 50 (52.63%) iOS Development
3 44 (46.32%) Mobile App
4 35 (36.84%) Windows
5 30 (31.58%) JavaScript
6 27 (28.42%) HTML
6 27 (28.42%) Objective-C
7 25 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (26.32%) CSS
8 24 (25.26%) XML
9 20 (21.05%) Windows Phone
10 19 (20.00%) Java
10 19 (20.00%) .NET
11 18 (18.95%) CSS3
11 18 (18.95%) jQuery
12 16 (16.84%) Web Services
13 15 (15.79%) XSLT
14 14 (14.74%) HTML5
14 14 (14.74%) Android Development
15 13 (13.68%) Apache Cordova
15 13 (13.68%) OO
15 13 (13.68%) XHTML
15 13 (13.68%) Microsoft
16 12 (12.63%) XPath
16 12 (12.63%) User Experience
17 11 (11.58%) Xamarin
17 11 (11.58%) TDD
17 11 (11.58%) Web Design
18 9 (9.47%) CESG
18 9 (9.47%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (4.21%) IBM Notes
1 4 (4.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (2.11%) Lync
2 2 (2.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.05%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (4.21%) Photoshop
3 3 (3.16%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (3.16%) MS Office
4 2 (2.11%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.05%) Fireworks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.42%) SSL
2 6 (6.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (4.21%) VPN
4 2 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.37%) MySQL
2 4 (4.21%) SQLite
2 4 (4.21%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (8.42%) Xcode
1 8 (8.42%) Subversion
2 6 (6.32%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.32%) Cucumber
2 6 (6.32%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 5 (5.26%) Calabash
3 5 (5.26%) Axure RP
4 3 (3.16%) JIRA
5 2 (2.11%) Selenium
5 2 (2.11%) JUnit
5 2 (2.11%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.05%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 9 (9.47%) Finance
2 5 (5.26%) Retail
3 3 (3.16%) Games
4 2 (2.11%) Publishing
4 2 (2.11%) Local Government
4 2 (2.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (62.11%) Developer
2 34 (35.79%) iOS Developer
3 13 (13.68%) Mobile Developer
4 6 (6.32%) Android Developer
4 6 (6.32%) Analyst
4 6 (6.32%) Applications Developer
4 6 (6.32%) Java Developer
5 5 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 5 (5.26%) Xamarin Developer
6 4 (4.21%) Designer
6 4 (4.21%) Test Analyst
7 3 (3.16%) Test Engineer
7 3 (3.16%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.16%) Tester
7 3 (3.16%) Architect
7 3 (3.16%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 2 (2.11%) Remote Desktop Support
8 2 (2.11%) Consultant
8 2 (2.11%) Software Architect
8 2 (2.11%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (28.42%) HTML
2 25 (26.32%) CSS
3 24 (25.26%) XML
4 19 (20.00%) .NET
5 18 (18.95%) CSS3
5 18 (18.95%) jQuery
6 16 (16.84%) Web Services
7 15 (15.79%) XSLT
8 14 (14.74%) HTML5
9 13 (13.68%) Apache Cordova
9 13 (13.68%) XHTML
10 9 (9.47%) iOS SDK
11 8 (8.42%) JSON
12 7 (7.37%) Ajax
12 7 (7.37%) Cocoa
12 7 (7.37%) PhoneGap
13 6 (6.32%) Sass
13 6 (6.32%) SOAP
14 5 (5.26%) .NET Framework
15 4 (4.21%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 44 (46.32%) Mobile App
2 12 (12.63%) User Experience
3 9 (9.47%) CESG
3 9 (9.47%) PKI
4 8 (8.42%) iPad
4 8 (8.42%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (7.37%) Blackberry
5 7 (7.37%) Computer Science
6 6 (6.32%) Open Source
6 6 (6.32%) Web 2.0
7 5 (5.26%) NHS
7 5 (5.26%) iPhone
8 4 (4.21%) Data Structures
8 4 (4.21%) Algorithms
8 4 (4.21%) Management Information System
9 3 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (3.16%) Social Media
10 2 (2.11%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (2.11%) Freedom of Information Act
10 2 (2.11%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 70 (73.68%) Android
2 35 (36.84%) Windows
3 20 (21.05%) Windows Phone
4 9 (9.47%) Windows Phone 8
5 8 (8.42%) Linux
6 7 (7.37%) Windows 7
7 6 (6.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (5.26%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (3.16%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.16%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.16%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.11%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.11%) NetWare
11 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.05%) Debian
11 1 (1.05%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (52.63%) iOS Development
2 25 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (14.74%) Android Development
4 13 (13.68%) OO
5 11 (11.58%) TDD
5 11 (11.58%) Web Design
6 9 (9.47%) Scrum
6 9 (9.47%) Configuration Management
6 9 (9.47%) OOD
6 9 (9.47%) OOP
6 9 (9.47%) Mobile Device Management
7 8 (8.42%) Software Engineering
8 7 (7.37%) SOA
9 6 (6.32%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (6.32%) Mentoring
9 6 (6.32%) E-Commerce
9 6 (6.32%) Automated Testing
10 5 (5.26%) Project Management
10 5 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
10 5 (5.26%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 30 (31.58%) JavaScript
2 27 (28.42%) Objective-C
3 19 (20.00%) Java
4 12 (12.63%) XPath
5 6 (6.32%) C#
6 5 (5.26%) C
6 5 (5.26%) SQL
7 3 (3.16%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.11%) VBScript
8 2 (2.11%) C++
8 2 (2.11%) Python
9 1 (1.05%) Ruby
9 1 (1.05%) XAML
9 1 (1.05%) Perl
9 1 (1.05%) PHP
9 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (8.42%) Degree
2 3 (3.16%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.16%) ISEB
3 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.37%) Firmware
2 6 (6.32%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (6.32%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.16%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.05%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (4.21%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.11%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 13 (13.68%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.58%) Xamarin
3 6 (6.32%) F5
3 6 (6.32%) Citrix
3 6 (6.32%) Red Hat
3 6 (6.32%) VMware
4 5 (5.26%) Adobe
4 5 (5.26%) Oracle
4 5 (5.26%) Appcelerator
5 4 (4.21%) Kony
5 4 (4.21%) Lotus
6 3 (3.16%) HP
6 3 (3.16%) Apple
7 2 (2.11%) Atmel
7 2 (2.11%) Juniper
7 2 (2.11%) Novell
8 1 (1.05%) Google
8 1 (1.05%) Symbian
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