The table below looks at the statistics for the iOS Developer role 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 iOS Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
iOS Developer
Rank 149 122 120
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -2
Contract jobs requiring an iOS Developer 9 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 0.58% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.62% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 6
Average daily rate £350 £377 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.16% +7.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £445 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 - £32.50
iOS Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3564 3084 2661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.04% 94.28% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2143 1714 1351
Average daily rate £386 £363 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 186 201
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.50 £41.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

iOS Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iOS Developer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

iOS Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

iOS Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing iOS Developer across the North West region.

iOS Developer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

iOS Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iOS Developer across the North West region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

iOS Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

iOS Developer
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 iOS Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -22 5 £375 -3.47% 5
Cheshire -7 4 £340 -2.85% 1
iOS Developer
England

iOS Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited iOS Developer in their job title 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 with iOS Developer in their job title.

1 42 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 42 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 29 (69.05%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (61.90%) Objective-C
4 16 (38.10%) Web Services
5 15 (35.71%) TDD
6 14 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 14 (33.33%) HTML
6 14 (33.33%) Android
7 13 (30.95%) Git (software)
7 13 (30.95%) HTML5
7 13 (30.95%) REST
7 13 (30.95%) Android Development
7 13 (30.95%) OOP
8 12 (28.57%) Mobile App
9 11 (26.19%) Mobile Development
9 11 (26.19%) Scrum
10 10 (23.81%) Java
10 10 (23.81%) BDD
11 9 (21.43%) OO
11 9 (21.43%) CSS
11 9 (21.43%) Subversion
12 8 (19.05%) JSON
12 8 (19.05%) CSS3
13 7 (16.67%) Apple Swift
14 5 (11.90%) SQLite
14 5 (11.90%) Xcode
14 5 (11.90%) Finance
14 5 (11.90%) User Experience
14 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited iOS Developer in their job title 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 with iOS Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) CMS
2 1 (2.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQLite
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (30.95%) Git (software)
2 9 (21.43%) Subversion
3 5 (11.90%) Jenkins
3 5 (11.90%) Xcode
4 4 (9.52%) JIRA
5 3 (7.14%) Appium
5 3 (7.14%) CocoaPods
5 3 (7.14%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.76%) Ant
6 2 (4.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 2 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (4.76%) Gradle
6 2 (4.76%) Mercurial
6 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Banking
2 3 (7.14%) Games
2 3 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (38.10%) Web Services
2 14 (33.33%) HTML
3 13 (30.95%) HTML5
3 13 (30.95%) REST
4 9 (21.43%) CSS
5 8 (19.05%) CSS3
5 8 (19.05%) JSON
6 4 (9.52%) iOS SDK
7 3 (7.14%) .NET
7 3 (7.14%) Cocoa
7 3 (7.14%) Cocoa Touch
7 3 (7.14%) Core Animation
7 3 (7.14%) jQuery
7 3 (7.14%) UIKit
8 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
8 2 (4.76%) Ajax
8 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
8 2 (4.76%) SOAP
8 2 (4.76%) WCF
8 2 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.90%) User Experience
3 4 (9.52%) Video on Demand
4 3 (7.14%) Animation
5 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.38%) iPad
6 1 (2.38%) iPhone
6 1 (2.38%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.38%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 14 (33.33%) Android
3 2 (4.76%) Windows
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 29 (69.05%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (35.71%) TDD
4 13 (30.95%) Android Development
4 13 (30.95%) OOP
5 11 (26.19%) Mobile Development
5 11 (26.19%) Scrum
6 10 (23.81%) BDD
7 9 (21.43%) OO
8 5 (11.90%) Automation Testing
9 4 (9.52%) Automated Testing
9 4 (9.52%) Project Management
10 3 (7.14%) Kanban
10 3 (7.14%) MVC
10 3 (7.14%) Open Source
11 2 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
11 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
11 2 (4.76%) Pair Programming
11 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (61.90%) Objective-C
2 14 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 10 (23.81%) Java
4 7 (16.67%) Apple Swift
5 4 (9.52%) C#
6 3 (7.14%) C++
7 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Xamarin
2 3 (7.14%) Apple
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) Appcelerator
4 1 (2.38%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.38%) OpenText
4 1 (2.38%) SAP
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