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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iOS Developer
Rank 123 113 103
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Contract jobs requiring an iOS Developer 17 19 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.52% 0.68% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.74% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 20
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£350 £314 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.55% +2.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £301 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £341 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -60.00%
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
2962 2582 2869
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.31% 91.79% 92.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1750 1253 1448
Average daily rate £360 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 204 186
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.65 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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
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 24 October 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 +7 16 £344 +1.85% 10
Cheshire -1 1 £413 +30.95% 1
Lancashire - - - -
iOS Developer
England

iOS Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 25 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 25 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 15 (60.00%) Objective-C
3 14 (56.00%) Android
4 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (40.00%) TDD
5 10 (40.00%) Mobile App
6 8 (32.00%) HTML
6 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (32.00%) XML
7 7 (28.00%) CSS
7 7 (28.00%) CSS3
8 5 (20.00%) jQuery
8 5 (20.00%) Cucumber
8 5 (20.00%) BDD
8 5 (20.00%) Windows Phone
8 5 (20.00%) Xamarin
8 5 (20.00%) Apache Cordova
8 5 (20.00%) Calabash
8 5 (20.00%) .NET
8 5 (20.00%) Java
8 5 (20.00%) XSLT
8 5 (20.00%) Windows
8 5 (20.00%) OOP
8 5 (20.00%) Web Services
8 5 (20.00%) XHTML
8 5 (20.00%) Xcode
8 5 (20.00%) Web Design
8 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
8 5 (20.00%) XPath

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQLite
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Xcode
1 5 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (20.00%) Calabash
2 4 (16.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (8.00%) Subversion
3 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.00%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) HTML
1 8 (32.00%) XML
2 7 (28.00%) CSS
2 7 (28.00%) CSS3
3 5 (20.00%) Apache Cordova
3 5 (20.00%) .NET
3 5 (20.00%) XSLT
3 5 (20.00%) XHTML
3 5 (20.00%) Web Services
3 5 (20.00%) jQuery
4 4 (16.00%) JSON
4 4 (16.00%) iOS SDK
5 3 (12.00%) Sass
5 3 (12.00%) HTML5
5 3 (12.00%) Cocoa
5 3 (12.00%) Ajax
6 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (8.00%) Worklight
6 2 (8.00%) Android NDK
7 1 (4.00%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (20.00%) iPad
3 4 (16.00%) iPhone
4 3 (12.00%) User Experience
4 3 (12.00%) Web 2.0
4 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
5 2 (8.00%) Algorithms
5 2 (8.00%) Open Source
6 1 (4.00%) NHS
6 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 14 (56.00%) Android
3 5 (20.00%) Windows
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (40.00%) TDD
4 5 (20.00%) OOP
4 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Web Design
4 5 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
4 5 (20.00%) BDD
5 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (16.00%) Pair Programming
5 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (16.00%) Android Development
6 3 (12.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (12.00%) Scrum
6 3 (12.00%) OO
6 3 (12.00%) OOD
7 2 (8.00%) SOA
7 2 (8.00%) Project Management
7 2 (8.00%) Use Case
7 2 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) Objective-C
2 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.00%) Java
3 5 (20.00%) XPath
4 2 (8.00%) C#
5 1 (4.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Xamarin
2 4 (16.00%) Appcelerator
3 2 (8.00%) Kony
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Adobe
4 1 (4.00%) Apple
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