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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iOS
Rank 87 118 89
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -29
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 79 17 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.80% 0.55% 1.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.96% 2.33% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 9 33
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £273 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.77 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -26.88%
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
882 731 653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.12% 23.57% 22.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 376 290
Average daily rate £365 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £175 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £463 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 93 87
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.16 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.17% -19.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Cheshire +22 40 £413 -26.66% 13
Manchester -9 25 £390 +11.42% 30
Merseyside -7 4 £143 -
Apple iOS
England

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 124 (76.54%) Android
2 100 (61.73%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (56.79%) iOS Development
4 90 (55.56%) Mobile App
5 60 (37.04%) Android Development
6 34 (20.99%) Automation Testing
6 34 (20.99%) Objective-C
7 33 (20.37%) Mobile Development
8 27 (16.67%) TDD
8 27 (16.67%) JSON
9 26 (16.05%) JavaScript
10 25 (15.43%) HTML
10 25 (15.43%) CSS
11 24 (14.81%) Java
12 23 (14.20%) E-Commerce
12 23 (14.20%) Scrum
13 22 (13.58%) Mobile Application Development
13 22 (13.58%) Git (software)
14 21 (12.96%) HTML5
14 21 (12.96%) CSS3
15 20 (12.35%) REST
15 20 (12.35%) Web Services
15 20 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
16 18 (11.11%) Windows
16 18 (11.11%) Cucumber
17 17 (10.49%) Subversion
18 16 (9.88%) Finance
18 16 (9.88%) Microsoft
18 16 (9.88%) Appium
19 14 (8.64%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5 (3.09%) Node.js
2 3 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (1.85%) IIS
2 3 (1.85%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (7.41%) MS Office
2 2 (1.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.70%) Google Apps
2 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.62%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.62%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.62%) Route 53
3 1 (0.62%) Amazon Glacier
3 1 (0.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.94%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (3.09%) Internet
3 4 (2.47%) 3G
3 4 (2.47%) LTE
3 4 (2.47%) 4G
4 3 (1.85%) Firewall
4 3 (1.85%) LAN
4 3 (1.85%) WAN
5 2 (1.23%) Wireless
5 2 (1.23%) Broadband
6 1 (0.62%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.32%) MySQL
1 7 (4.32%) SQLite
2 4 (2.47%) MongoDB
2 4 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (2.47%) Redis
3 2 (1.23%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.62%) Big Data
4 1 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 22 (13.58%) Git (software)
2 18 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 17 (10.49%) Subversion
4 16 (9.88%) Appium
5 12 (7.41%) Calabash
6 7 (4.32%) Xcode
7 6 (3.70%) Jenkins
8 5 (3.09%) JIRA
8 5 (3.09%) Selenium
9 4 (2.47%) Mocha
10 3 (1.85%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.23%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.62%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.62%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.62%) Zephyr
12 1 (0.62%) IntelliJ
12 1 (0.62%) JMeter
12 1 (0.62%) TestNG
General
1 16 (9.88%) Finance
2 5 (3.09%) Banking
3 4 (2.47%) Retail
4 2 (1.23%) Games
4 2 (1.23%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.62%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 101 (62.35%) Developer
2 59 (36.42%) iOS Developer
3 36 (22.22%) Mobile Developer
4 23 (14.20%) Android Developer
5 12 (7.41%) Test Consultant
5 12 (7.41%) Analyst
5 12 (7.41%) Consultant
6 8 (4.94%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 7 (4.32%) Front-End Developer
7 7 (4.32%) Web Developer
8 6 (3.70%) Applications Developer
8 6 (3.70%) Project Manager
8 6 (3.70%) Tester
9 5 (3.09%) Test Analyst
10 4 (2.47%) Technical Support
10 4 (2.47%) Front-End Web Developer
10 4 (2.47%) Mobile Tester
10 4 (2.47%) AWS Developer
11 3 (1.85%) Xamarin Developer
11 3 (1.85%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (16.67%) JSON
2 25 (15.43%) HTML
2 25 (15.43%) CSS
3 21 (12.96%) HTML5
3 21 (12.96%) CSS3
4 20 (12.35%) Web Services
4 20 (12.35%) REST
5 13 (8.02%) .NET
6 12 (7.41%) Cocoa
7 10 (6.17%) jQuery
7 10 (6.17%) AngularJS
8 9 (5.56%) ASP.NET
9 7 (4.32%) XML
9 7 (4.32%) iOS SDK
10 6 (3.70%) RESTful
10 6 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (3.09%) Backbone.js
12 4 (2.47%) Cocoa Touch
12 4 (2.47%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (2.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 90 (55.56%) Mobile App
2 20 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.32%) iPad
4 6 (3.70%) Blackberry
4 6 (3.70%) iPhone
5 4 (2.47%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.47%) User Experience
6 3 (1.85%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.23%) CMDB
8 1 (0.62%) Wiki
8 1 (0.62%) Telematics
8 1 (0.62%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.62%) Replication
8 1 (0.62%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.62%) Animation
8 1 (0.62%) Informatics
8 1 (0.62%) NHS
8 1 (0.62%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.62%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.62%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 124 (76.54%) Android
2 18 (11.11%) Windows
3 8 (4.94%) Windows 8
4 5 (3.09%) Mac OS
4 5 (3.09%) BlackBerry OS
4 5 (3.09%) Windows XP
5 4 (2.47%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (1.85%) Windows Vista
6 3 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.85%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.23%) Linux
8 1 (0.62%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (61.73%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (56.79%) iOS Development
3 60 (37.04%) Android Development
4 34 (20.99%) Automation Testing
5 33 (20.37%) Mobile Development
6 27 (16.67%) TDD
7 23 (14.20%) E-Commerce
7 23 (14.20%) Scrum
8 22 (13.58%) Mobile Application Development
9 14 (8.64%) Kanban
9 14 (8.64%) BDD
9 14 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (8.02%) Software Testing
10 13 (8.02%) OOP
11 12 (7.41%) Automated Testing
11 12 (7.41%) Test Planning
12 10 (6.17%) Test Automation
13 8 (4.94%) Project Management
14 7 (4.32%) Pair Programming
14 7 (4.32%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 34 (20.99%) Objective-C
2 26 (16.05%) JavaScript
3 24 (14.81%) Java
4 11 (6.79%) C#
5 6 (3.70%) SQL
6 4 (2.47%) PHP
7 2 (1.23%) C++
7 2 (1.23%) Clojure
8 1 (0.62%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.62%) PHP5
8 1 (0.62%) C
8 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.62%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (3.09%) Degree
2 4 (2.47%) MCSE
2 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.85%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.85%) CTC Cleared
3 3 (1.85%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.23%) ACSP
4 2 (1.23%) A+ Certification
4 2 (1.23%) MCITP
4 2 (1.23%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.56%) QA
2 7 (4.32%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.32%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.62%) yum
1 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (9.88%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.02%) Apple
3 7 (4.32%) Google
3 7 (4.32%) Xamarin
4 3 (1.85%) Apigee
4 3 (1.85%) WatchGuard
5 2 (1.23%) Citrix
5 2 (1.23%) Oracle
5 2 (1.23%) Twitter
6 1 (0.62%) MobileIron
6 1 (0.62%) SAP
6 1 (0.62%) Facebook
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