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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple iOS
England / North West
Rank 80 94 93
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 51 65 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.96% 1.71% 1.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.27% 8.89% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 49 34
Median daily rate £375 £388 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £170 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £10.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +143.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £20.75 £25.15
% change year-on-year
+48.19% -17.47%

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
550 731 665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.15% 19.26% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 388 342
Median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £185 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 81 94
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £10.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.88 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +27 39 £413 +26.92% 31
Cheshire +6 10 £350 -17.64% 6
Merseyside -2 1 £200 -38.46% 1
Apple iOS
England

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 65 (66.33%) Android
2 50 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (39.80%) iOS Development
4 33 (33.67%) JavaScript
5 31 (31.63%) Objective-C
5 31 (31.63%) Mobile App
6 30 (30.61%) BDD
7 29 (29.59%) HTML
8 26 (26.53%) Scrum
9 25 (25.51%) HTML5
10 24 (24.49%) TDD
10 24 (24.49%) Windows
10 24 (24.49%) Mobile Development
11 23 (23.47%) Apple Swift
12 22 (22.45%) Java
12 22 (22.45%) Git (software)
13 21 (21.43%) Android Development
14 20 (20.41%) Games
15 18 (18.37%) OOP
16 17 (17.35%) Software Engineering
17 14 (14.29%) JSON
17 14 (14.29%) CSS
17 14 (14.29%) User Experience
18 13 (13.27%) Project Management
19 12 (12.24%) Finance
19 12 (12.24%) Xcode
19 12 (12.24%) Subversion
19 12 (12.24%) Web Services
19 12 (12.24%) C#
19 12 (12.24%) Unit Testing

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 3 (3.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (3.06%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.04%) IBM Notes
2 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (2.04%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.02%) Apache
3 1 (1.02%) CMS
3 1 (1.02%) Facebook Platform
3 1 (1.02%) IIS
3 1 (1.02%) nginx
3 1 (1.02%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (6.12%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.08%) TestFlight
2 2 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.04%) G Suite
3 1 (1.02%) IaaS
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.02%) PaaS
3 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.18%) Internet
2 6 (6.12%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (5.10%) HTTP
4 4 (4.08%) VPN
5 3 (3.06%) HTTPS
6 2 (2.04%) Bluetooth
6 2 (2.04%) DHCP
6 2 (2.04%) DNS
6 2 (2.04%) NFC
6 2 (2.04%) SSL
7 1 (1.02%) Extranet
7 1 (1.02%) LDAP
7 1 (1.02%) Network Security
7 1 (1.02%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.14%) MySQL
1 7 (7.14%) SQLite
2 4 (4.08%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.02%) Big Data
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (22.45%) Git (software)
2 12 (12.24%) Subversion
2 12 (12.24%) Xcode
3 9 (9.18%) Jenkins
4 7 (7.14%) CocoaPods
5 5 (5.10%) Android Studio
5 5 (5.10%) JUnit
6 3 (3.06%) Appium
6 3 (3.06%) Babel
6 3 (3.06%) JIRA
6 3 (3.06%) webpack
7 2 (2.04%) Calabash
7 2 (2.04%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.04%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.04%) gulp
8 1 (1.02%) Hudson
8 1 (1.02%) JMeter
8 1 (1.02%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.02%) Maven
8 1 (1.02%) SoapUI
General
1 20 (20.41%) Games
2 12 (12.24%) Finance
3 2 (2.04%) Banking
4 1 (1.02%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.02%) Law
4 1 (1.02%) Legal
4 1 (1.02%) Local Government
4 1 (1.02%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.02%) Publishing
4 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (59.18%) Developer
2 33 (33.67%) iOS Developer
3 17 (17.35%) Android Developer
4 13 (13.27%) Java Developer
5 10 (10.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 10 (10.20%) Objective-C Developer
6 9 (9.18%) iOS Android Developer
6 9 (9.18%) Java Android Developer
6 9 (9.18%) Mobile Developer
7 8 (8.16%) Java Mobile Developer
8 7 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (6.12%) Analyst
10 5 (5.10%) HTML CSS Developer
10 5 (5.10%) HTML Developer
10 5 (5.10%) Project Manager
11 4 (4.08%) .NET Developer
11 4 (4.08%) Applications Developer
11 4 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (4.08%) C# Developer
11 4 (4.08%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (29.59%) HTML
2 25 (25.51%) HTML5
3 14 (14.29%) CSS
3 14 (14.29%) JSON
4 12 (12.24%) AngularJS
4 12 (12.24%) Web Services
5 11 (11.22%) .NET
5 11 (11.22%) REST
6 10 (10.20%) Cocoa
7 8 (8.16%) Apache Cordova
7 8 (8.16%) React
8 7 (7.14%) RESTful
9 6 (6.12%) XML
10 5 (5.10%) Cocoa Touch
11 4 (4.08%) Ajax
11 4 (4.08%) Ember.js
11 4 (4.08%) Node.js
11 4 (4.08%) SOAP
12 3 (3.06%) Flash
12 3 (3.06%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (31.63%) Mobile App
2 14 (14.29%) User Experience
3 5 (5.10%) iPhone
4 4 (4.08%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.04%) BYOD
5 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.04%) New Media
5 2 (2.04%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.02%) CAN bus
6 1 (1.02%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.02%) iPad
6 1 (1.02%) Statistics
6 1 (1.02%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 65 (66.33%) Android
2 24 (24.49%) Windows
3 6 (6.12%) Windows 10
3 6 (6.12%) Windows 8
4 4 (4.08%) Mac OS X
5 3 (3.06%) Mac OS
5 3 (3.06%) Windows Phone
5 3 (3.06%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.04%) Linux
6 2 (2.04%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (2.04%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.02%) Windows CE
7 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.02%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (39.80%) iOS Development
3 30 (30.61%) BDD
4 26 (26.53%) Scrum
5 24 (24.49%) Mobile Development
5 24 (24.49%) TDD
6 21 (21.43%) Android Development
7 18 (18.37%) OOP
8 17 (17.35%) Software Engineering
9 13 (13.27%) Project Management
10 12 (12.24%) Unit Testing
11 10 (10.20%) Front End Development
12 9 (9.18%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (8.16%) Automated Testing
13 8 (8.16%) Software Testing
14 7 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
15 6 (6.12%) Mobile Device Management
15 6 (6.12%) OO
16 5 (5.10%) Game Development
16 5 (5.10%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 33 (33.67%) JavaScript
2 31 (31.63%) Objective-C
3 23 (23.47%) Apple Swift
4 22 (22.45%) Java
5 12 (12.24%) C#
6 7 (7.14%) SQL
7 4 (4.08%) PHP
7 4 (4.08%) Ruby
8 3 (3.06%) ActionScript
8 3 (3.06%) C++
8 3 (3.06%) ECMAScript
8 3 (3.06%) ES6
8 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.04%) VBScript
10 1 (1.02%) Perl
10 1 (1.02%) Python
10 1 (1.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (4.08%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.04%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.02%) MCITP
4 1 (1.02%) MCSA
4 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.06%) QA
System Software
1 9 (9.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.04%) BitLocker
2 2 (2.04%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.02%) Docker
3 1 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.08%) SCCM
2 3 (3.06%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.02%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.02%) Puppet
3 1 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.02%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (10.20%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.14%) Apple
3 4 (4.08%) Google
3 4 (4.08%) Xamarin
4 2 (2.04%) AppSense
4 2 (2.04%) Citrix
4 2 (2.04%) HP
4 2 (2.04%) Intel Security
4 2 (2.04%) Lotus
4 2 (2.04%) MobileIron
5 1 (1.02%) Facebook
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle
5 1 (1.02%) Twitter
5 1 (1.02%) VMware
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