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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iOS Developer
Rank 120 124 115
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs requiring an iOS Developer 28 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.76% 0.13% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.14% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 5
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£350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.07% +16.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £310 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £390 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 - £22.66
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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
3418 2788 2193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.13% 92.20% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1934 1515 1046
Average daily rate £388 £350 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £205 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 176 174
Average hourly rate £16.16 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.22% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.61 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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 - 17 £350 -
Manchester -5 7 £350 -12.50% 4
Lancashire - 1 £300 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
iOS Developer
England

iOS Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 40 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 38 (95.00%) Apple iOS
3 29 (72.50%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (55.00%) Android
5 21 (52.50%) Android Development
6 19 (47.50%) Mobile App
7 17 (42.50%) Objective-C
8 12 (30.00%) Automation Testing
9 11 (27.50%) TDD
10 10 (25.00%) Xcode
10 10 (25.00%) OOP
11 9 (22.50%) Java
11 9 (22.50%) Web Services
11 9 (22.50%) JSON
11 9 (22.50%) Mobile Development
12 8 (20.00%) REST
12 8 (20.00%) Cocoa
13 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
14 6 (15.00%) RESTful
14 6 (15.00%) Finance
14 6 (15.00%) HTML
15 5 (12.50%) OO
15 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
15 5 (12.50%) Scrum
15 5 (12.50%) HTML5
15 5 (12.50%) BDD
15 5 (12.50%) Subversion
15 5 (12.50%) Apple Swift
16 4 (10.00%) Cocoa Touch
16 4 (10.00%) Automated Testing

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) iBeacon
2 1 (2.50%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Xcode
2 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
3 5 (12.50%) Subversion
4 2 (5.00%) Appium
4 2 (5.00%) CocoaPods
4 2 (5.00%) JIRA
4 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Games
4 1 (2.50%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) Web Services
1 9 (22.50%) JSON
2 8 (20.00%) REST
2 8 (20.00%) Cocoa
3 6 (15.00%) RESTful
3 6 (15.00%) HTML
4 5 (12.50%) HTML5
5 4 (10.00%) Cocoa Touch
5 4 (10.00%) CSS3
5 4 (10.00%) CSS
6 3 (7.50%) Core Animation
7 2 (5.00%) UIKit
7 2 (5.00%) iOS SDK
7 2 (5.00%) XML
8 1 (2.50%) .NET
8 1 (2.50%) POSIX
8 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.50%) Pthreads
8 1 (2.50%) Worklight
8 1 (2.50%) Android NDK
Miscellaneous
1 19 (47.50%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.50%) iPad
2 3 (7.50%) Animation
2 3 (7.50%) iPhone
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.00%) User Experience
3 2 (5.00%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Open Source
3 2 (5.00%) Biometrics
4 1 (2.50%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 38 (95.00%) Apple iOS
2 22 (55.00%) Android
3 2 (5.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 29 (72.50%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (52.50%) Android Development
4 12 (30.00%) Automation Testing
5 11 (27.50%) TDD
6 10 (25.00%) OOP
7 9 (22.50%) Mobile Development
8 5 (12.50%) OO
8 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 5 (12.50%) Scrum
8 5 (12.50%) BDD
9 4 (10.00%) Automated Testing
10 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
11 2 (5.00%) Coaching
11 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (5.00%) Memory Management
12 1 (2.50%) UML
12 1 (2.50%) OOA/OOD
12 1 (2.50%) OOD
12 1 (2.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) Objective-C
2 9 (22.50%) Java
3 5 (12.50%) Apple Swift
4 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.00%) Ruby
6 1 (2.50%) C
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Apple
2 1 (2.50%) Appcelerator
2 1 (2.50%) Kony
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