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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iOS
Rank 116 88 69
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -19
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 17 48 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.55% 1.65% 2.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.33% 7.36% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 33 42
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£350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £416 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £23.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-26.88% -33.57%
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
729 652 750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.51% 22.40% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 289 291
Average daily rate £320 £320 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £211 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £428 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 87 93
Average hourly rate £16.16 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.20% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -16 14 £350 +7.69% 20
Cheshire -11 2 £563 +87.50% 7
Merseyside - 1 - - 1
Lancashire - - - -
Apple iOS
England

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 39 (72.22%) Android
2 20 (37.04%) iOS Development
3 18 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 17 (31.48%) Objective-C
5 15 (27.78%) HTML
5 15 (27.78%) JavaScript
6 12 (22.22%) Java
6 12 (22.22%) TDD
7 11 (20.37%) CSS
8 8 (14.81%) iOS SDK
8 8 (14.81%) Software Engineering
8 8 (14.81%) Games
9 7 (12.96%) Oracle
9 7 (12.96%) iPad
9 7 (12.96%) Cucumber
9 7 (12.96%) BDD
9 7 (12.96%) Android Development
10 6 (11.11%) Calabash
10 6 (11.11%) OOP
10 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (11.11%) Automated Testing
11 5 (9.26%) jQuery
11 5 (9.26%) iPhone
11 5 (9.26%) Retail
11 5 (9.26%) OO
11 5 (9.26%) Flash
11 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
11 5 (9.26%) .NET
11 5 (9.26%) Android SDK
11 5 (9.26%) Dependency Injection

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1 (1.85%) IBM Notes
1 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (1.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.85%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) MySQL
1 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.85%) SQLite
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Cucumber
2 6 (11.11%) Calabash
3 4 (7.41%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.56%) Xcode
4 3 (5.56%) Subversion
5 1 (1.85%) Ant
5 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (14.81%) Games
2 5 (9.26%) Retail
3 4 (7.41%) Finance
4 2 (3.70%) Legal
4 2 (3.70%) Publishing
5 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (70.37%) Developer
2 11 (20.37%) iOS Developer
3 8 (14.81%) Mobile Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Architect
5 4 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Web Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Architect
6 3 (5.56%) CSS Developer
6 3 (5.56%) HTML Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Flash ActionScript Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Python Developer
7 2 (3.70%) ActionScript Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Flash Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.78%) HTML
2 11 (20.37%) CSS
3 8 (14.81%) iOS SDK
4 5 (9.26%) AngularJS
4 5 (9.26%) Android SDK
4 5 (9.26%) .NET
4 5 (9.26%) Flash
4 5 (9.26%) jQuery
5 4 (7.41%) HTML5
5 4 (7.41%) Cocoa
6 3 (5.56%) Web Services
6 3 (5.56%) JSP
6 3 (5.56%) Cocoa Touch
7 2 (3.70%) UIKit
7 2 (3.70%) Leaflet
7 2 (3.70%) PhoneGap
7 2 (3.70%) Flask
7 2 (3.70%) XML
7 2 (3.70%) Hibernate
7 2 (3.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 7 (12.96%) iPad
3 5 (9.26%) iPhone
4 3 (5.56%) Social Media
4 3 (5.56%) Online Gambling
5 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.70%) GIS
6 1 (1.85%) Mobile Games
6 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 39 (72.22%) Android
2 4 (7.41%) Windows
3 2 (3.70%) Linux
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.85%) NetWare
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) iOS Development
2 12 (22.22%) TDD
3 8 (14.81%) Software Engineering
4 7 (12.96%) Android Development
4 7 (12.96%) BDD
5 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 6 (11.11%) OOP
6 5 (9.26%) OO
6 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
6 5 (9.26%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (7.41%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (7.41%) Analytics
7 4 (7.41%) B2C
7 4 (7.41%) Pair Programming
7 4 (7.41%) Scrum
7 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.56%) Project Management
8 3 (5.56%) OOD
8 3 (5.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 17 (31.48%) Objective-C
2 15 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 12 (22.22%) Java
4 4 (7.41%) C#
4 4 (7.41%) Ruby
5 3 (5.56%) ActionScript
5 3 (5.56%) Python
5 3 (5.56%) ActionScript 3.0
6 2 (3.70%) TypeScript
6 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.70%) C++
6 2 (3.70%) C
6 2 (3.70%) PHP
7 1 (1.85%) SQL
7 1 (1.85%) VBScript
7 1 (1.85%) Perl
7 1 (1.85%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Oracle
2 3 (5.56%) Xamarin
3 2 (3.70%) Kony
3 2 (3.70%) Apple
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.70%) Adobe
4 1 (1.85%) HP
4 1 (1.85%) Citrix
4 1 (1.85%) Novell
4 1 (1.85%) Lotus
4 1 (1.85%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.85%) Google
4 1 (1.85%) SAP
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