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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple iOS over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple iOS
Rank 129 74 106
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +32
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 30 82 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.80% 2.21% 0.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.73% 10.06% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 41 19
Median daily rate £388 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £213 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £415 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £28.50 £15.77 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.72% +10.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £15.77 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+77.55% +5.13%
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
804 815 689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.42% 21.92% 22.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 429 340
Median daily rate £400 £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £170 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 84 74
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £20.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

Apple iOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Apple iOS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple iOS within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -11 19 £400 +6.66% 22
Cheshire -37 5 £438 +25.00% 3
Lancashire - 5 £375 - 4
Apple iOS
England

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Apple iOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Apple iOS.

1 42 (47.73%) Android
2 36 (40.91%) iOS Development
2 36 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (35.23%) Objective-C
4 27 (30.68%) Mobile App
5 25 (28.41%) Windows
6 24 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 18 (20.45%) Apple Swift
8 17 (19.32%) Android Development
8 17 (19.32%) Java
9 16 (18.18%) Banking
10 15 (17.05%) Scrum
10 15 (17.05%) User Experience
10 15 (17.05%) Mobile Development
11 14 (15.91%) JavaScript
11 14 (15.91%) ITIL
12 13 (14.77%) Apple
12 13 (14.77%) Blackberry
12 13 (14.77%) TDD
12 13 (14.77%) Git (software)
13 12 (13.64%) Jenkins
13 12 (13.64%) Xcode
13 12 (13.64%) Finance
13 12 (13.64%) Active Directory
14 11 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
14 11 (12.50%) BDD
15 10 (11.36%) Skype for Business
15 10 (11.36%) iOS SDK
15 10 (11.36%) Windows 7
15 10 (11.36%) Citrix

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (11.36%) Skype for Business
2 9 (10.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (9.09%) Drupal
4 2 (2.27%) CMS
4 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.27%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.27%) WordPress
5 1 (1.14%) Apache
5 1 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.14%) Marvel
Applications
1 10 (11.36%) MS Office
2 3 (3.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.14%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (1.14%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) TestFlight
2 1 (1.14%) GitHub
2 1 (1.14%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.82%) Extranet
2 5 (5.68%) Network Security
3 4 (4.55%) SSL
4 3 (3.41%) VPN
5 2 (2.27%) DNS
5 2 (2.27%) SMTP
5 2 (2.27%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.14%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.14%) SAN
6 1 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
1 3 (3.41%) SQLite
2 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (14.77%) Git (software)
2 12 (13.64%) Jenkins
2 12 (13.64%) Xcode
3 5 (5.68%) Gradle
4 4 (4.55%) Android Studio
5 3 (3.41%) Ant
5 3 (3.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (3.41%) Bitbucket
5 3 (3.41%) Subversion
6 2 (2.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (2.27%) CocoaPods
6 2 (2.27%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.27%) JIRA
7 1 (1.14%) Calabash
7 1 (1.14%) JUnit
7 1 (1.14%) Maven
General
1 16 (18.18%) Banking
2 12 (13.64%) Finance
3 6 (6.82%) Law
4 5 (5.68%) Retail
5 4 (4.55%) Publishing
6 3 (3.41%) Legal
7 2 (2.27%) Local Government
7 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.14%) Advertising
8 1 (1.14%) Billing
8 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (51.14%) Developer
2 30 (34.09%) iOS Developer
3 10 (11.36%) Desktop Support
4 9 (10.23%) Mobile Developer
5 8 (9.09%) Android Developer
6 7 (7.95%) Analyst
6 7 (7.95%) Objective-C Developer
6 7 (7.95%) Support Analyst
7 6 (6.82%) Applications Developer
7 6 (6.82%) Lead Developer
7 6 (6.82%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 6 (6.82%) Mobile Specialist
8 5 (5.68%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (5.68%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (5.68%) Desktop Analyst
8 5 (5.68%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 5 (5.68%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.36%) iOS SDK
2 8 (9.09%) HTML
2 8 (9.09%) JSON
2 8 (9.09%) Web Services
3 7 (7.95%) Cocoa
4 6 (6.82%) HTML5
5 5 (5.68%) CSS
5 5 (5.68%) REST
5 5 (5.68%) XML
6 4 (4.55%) .NET
6 4 (4.55%) Cocoa Touch
6 4 (4.55%) RESTful
7 3 (3.41%) Android SDK
7 3 (3.41%) jQuery
8 2 (2.27%) CSS3
8 2 (2.27%) Flash
8 2 (2.27%) LAMP
8 2 (2.27%) Node.js
8 2 (2.27%) PhoneGap
8 2 (2.27%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 27 (30.68%) Mobile App
2 15 (17.05%) User Experience
3 13 (14.77%) Blackberry
4 6 (6.82%) Smartphone
5 5 (5.68%) Digital Media
6 3 (3.41%) FMCG
6 3 (3.41%) iPhone
7 2 (2.27%) iPad
8 1 (1.14%) iSeries
8 1 (1.14%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.14%) Streaming Video
8 1 (1.14%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 42 (47.73%) Android
2 25 (28.41%) Windows
3 10 (11.36%) Windows 7
4 8 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 7 (7.95%) Windows XP
6 5 (5.68%) Mac OS
7 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.41%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.27%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.14%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
1 36 (40.91%) iOS Development
2 17 (19.32%) Android Development
3 15 (17.05%) Mobile Development
3 15 (17.05%) Scrum
4 14 (15.91%) ITIL
5 13 (14.77%) TDD
6 11 (12.50%) BDD
6 11 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
7 9 (10.23%) OO
7 9 (10.23%) Project Management
8 8 (9.09%) Web Development
9 7 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (7.95%) Unit Testing
10 6 (6.82%) CRM
10 6 (6.82%) Document Management
10 6 (6.82%) OOP
10 6 (6.82%) Problem Management
10 6 (6.82%) Service Management
11 5 (5.68%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 31 (35.23%) Objective-C
2 18 (20.45%) Apple Swift
3 17 (19.32%) Java
4 14 (15.91%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.09%) PHP
6 5 (5.68%) SQL
7 2 (2.27%) ActionScript
7 2 (2.27%) C#
7 2 (2.27%) C++
7 2 (2.27%) Perl
7 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.27%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.14%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (1.14%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (1.14%) C
8 1 (1.14%) F#
8 1 (1.14%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 4 (4.55%) Degree
2 3 (3.41%) CISM
2 3 (3.41%) CISSP
2 3 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.41%) MCDST
2 3 (3.41%) MCP
2 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.27%) Docker
2 2 (2.27%) Postfix
2 2 (2.27%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 9 (10.23%) AirWatch
2 3 (3.41%) SCCM
2 3 (3.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 24 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.77%) Apple
3 10 (11.36%) Citrix
4 6 (6.82%) HP
4 6 (6.82%) MobileIron
4 6 (6.82%) Samsung
4 6 (6.82%) Verint
5 4 (4.55%) Juniper
6 2 (2.27%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.27%) Intel Security
6 2 (2.27%) Symantec
6 2 (2.27%) Trustwave
7 1 (1.14%) Adobe
7 1 (1.14%) Google
7 1 (1.14%) IBM
7 1 (1.14%) IFS
7 1 (1.14%) Xamarin
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