The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had iOS Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
iOS Developer
Rank 149 130 115
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -15
Contract jobs requiring an iOS Developer 8 26 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.63% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.67% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 19
Median daily rate £388 £381 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.63% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £333 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £425 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.51 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+108.62% -
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
2959 3903 3098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.18% 94.07% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1952 2331 1831
Median daily rate £400 £382 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.71% +9.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 189 181
Median hourly rate £19.66 £17.77 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% +16.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

iOS Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured iOS Developer in the job title.

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 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iOS Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 10 December 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 -10 7 £400 +6.66% 8
Cheshire +11 1 £375 -8.53% 2
iOS Developer
England

iOS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, iOS Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring iOS Developer in the job title.

1 35 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 35 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 22 (62.86%) Objective-C
2 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (57.14%) Android
4 19 (54.29%) Java
5 16 (45.71%) Mobile Development
6 15 (42.86%) TDD
7 14 (40.00%) BDD
8 13 (37.14%) Android Development
8 13 (37.14%) Git (software)
9 12 (34.29%) Xcode
9 12 (34.29%) OOP
9 12 (34.29%) Apple Swift
10 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
11 9 (25.71%) Scrum
11 9 (25.71%) Mobile App
12 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
12 8 (22.86%) REST
12 8 (22.86%) Subversion
13 7 (20.00%) Cocoa
13 7 (20.00%) Unit Testing
13 7 (20.00%) User Experience
14 6 (17.14%) Automated Testing
14 6 (17.14%) Web Services
14 6 (17.14%) Windows
14 6 (17.14%) Project Management
15 5 (14.29%) ERP
15 5 (14.29%) Finance
15 5 (14.29%) OO

iOS Developer Skill Set
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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) Network Security
2 3 (8.57%) HTTP
2 3 (8.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
1 2 (5.71%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (37.14%) Git (software)
2 12 (34.29%) Xcode
3 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
3 8 (22.86%) Subversion
4 5 (14.29%) CocoaPods
5 4 (11.43%) Android Studio
6 3 (8.57%) Appium
6 3 (8.57%) Cucumber
6 3 (8.57%) JUnit
7 2 (5.71%) Bitbucket
7 2 (5.71%) JIRA
8 1 (2.86%) Calabash
8 1 (2.86%) Hudson
8 1 (2.86%) Robotium
8 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
1 5 (14.29%) Games
2 3 (8.57%) Publishing
2 3 (8.57%) Retail
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) REST
2 7 (20.00%) Cocoa
3 6 (17.14%) Web Services
4 5 (14.29%) JSON
5 4 (11.43%) iOS SDK
6 3 (8.57%) .NET
6 3 (8.57%) HTML
6 3 (8.57%) HTML5
6 3 (8.57%) XML
7 2 (5.71%) Cocoa Touch
8 1 (2.86%) CSS
8 1 (2.86%) CSS3
8 1 (2.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Mobile App
2 7 (20.00%) User Experience
3 5 (14.29%) Digital Media
4 3 (8.57%) iPhone
5 1 (2.86%) iPad
5 1 (2.86%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 20 (57.14%) Android
3 6 (17.14%) Windows
4 2 (5.71%) Mac OS X
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (45.71%) Mobile Development
4 15 (42.86%) TDD
5 14 (40.00%) BDD
6 13 (37.14%) Android Development
7 12 (34.29%) OOP
8 9 (25.71%) Scrum
9 7 (20.00%) Unit Testing
10 6 (17.14%) Automated Testing
10 6 (17.14%) Project Management
11 5 (14.29%) CRM
11 5 (14.29%) ERP
11 5 (14.29%) OO
11 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
11 5 (14.29%) Web Development
12 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (11.43%) Mobile Application Development
12 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
13 3 (8.57%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) Objective-C
2 19 (54.29%) Java
3 12 (34.29%) Apple Swift
4 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
5 5 (14.29%) PHP
6 3 (8.57%) C++
6 3 (8.57%) Ruby
7 1 (2.86%) C#
7 1 (2.86%) SQL
7 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Apple
2 2 (5.71%) Xamarin
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