The table below looks at the statistics for iOS Development 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 iOS Development over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iOS Software Development
Rank 96 120 110
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -10
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 55 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.42% 0.36% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 0.50% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 4 16
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£375 £350 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £315 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £385 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.20 £26.53 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+28.93% +17.05%
iOS Development
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2963 2214 1927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.64% 72.90% 72.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1766 1193 967
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 99 87
Average hourly rate £37.97 £27.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.05% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.05 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £46.91 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

iOS Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iOS Development across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

iOS Development Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

iOS Development
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 Development across the North West region.

iOS Development Daily Rate Trend in the North West

iOS Development
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iOS Development across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

iOS Development Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

iOS Development
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing iOS Development across the North West region.

iOS Development Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

iOS Development
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 Development within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 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 +23 27 £381 - 7
Manchester -1 22 £363 +3.57% 10
Merseyside -14 1 - - 2
iOS Development
England

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing iOS Development 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 iOS Development.

1 90 (92.78%) Apple iOS
2 67 (69.07%) Android
2 67 (69.07%) Android Development
3 65 (67.01%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (46.39%) Mobile App
5 35 (36.08%) Mobile Development
6 34 (35.05%) Objective-C
7 26 (26.80%) Automation Testing
8 24 (24.74%) Java
9 23 (23.71%) JSON
10 22 (22.68%) JavaScript
11 21 (21.65%) TDD
11 21 (21.65%) Git (software)
12 20 (20.62%) Web Services
12 20 (20.62%) OOP
12 20 (20.62%) REST
13 19 (19.59%) HTML
14 18 (18.56%) CSS
14 18 (18.56%) Scrum
14 18 (18.56%) Subversion
15 16 (16.49%) Finance
15 16 (16.49%) CSS3
16 15 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (15.46%) Cocoa
16 15 (15.46%) HTML5
17 14 (14.43%) Xcode
18 13 (13.40%) .NET
19 10 (10.31%) C#
19 10 (10.31%) iPhone
19 10 (10.31%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing iOS Development 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 iOS Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.09%) IIS
1 3 (3.09%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.03%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.03%) Route 53
1 1 (1.03%) Amazon Glacier
1 1 (1.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.09%) Internet
2 2 (2.06%) iBeacon
3 1 (1.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.12%) MySQL
2 3 (3.09%) SQLite
3 2 (2.06%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.06%) Redis
4 1 (1.03%) Big Data
4 1 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (21.65%) Git (software)
2 18 (18.56%) Subversion
3 14 (14.43%) Xcode
4 4 (4.12%) Cucumber
4 4 (4.12%) Appium
5 3 (3.09%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.06%) Calabash
6 2 (2.06%) CocoaPods
6 2 (2.06%) Mocha
6 2 (2.06%) JIRA
7 1 (1.03%) Selenium
7 1 (1.03%) TestNG
7 1 (1.03%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.03%) JUnit
7 1 (1.03%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 16 (16.49%) Finance
2 3 (3.09%) Retail
3 2 (2.06%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.06%) Games
4 1 (1.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (91.75%) Developer
2 59 (60.82%) iOS Developer
3 31 (31.96%) Mobile Developer
4 23 (23.71%) Android Developer
5 5 (5.15%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 4 (4.12%) AWS Developer
6 4 (4.12%) Applications Developer
7 3 (3.09%) Web Developer
7 3 (3.09%) Software Engineer
7 3 (3.09%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (3.09%) Front-End Web Developer
7 3 (3.09%) Java Developer
7 3 (3.09%) Xamarin Developer
8 2 (2.06%) Architect
9 1 (1.03%) Junior
9 1 (1.03%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.03%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.03%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.03%) .NET Developer
9 1 (1.03%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.71%) JSON
2 20 (20.62%) Web Services
2 20 (20.62%) REST
3 19 (19.59%) HTML
4 18 (18.56%) CSS
5 16 (16.49%) CSS3
6 15 (15.46%) HTML5
6 15 (15.46%) Cocoa
7 13 (13.40%) .NET
8 8 (8.25%) RESTful
9 7 (7.22%) Cocoa Touch
9 7 (7.22%) AngularJS
9 7 (7.22%) iOS SDK
9 7 (7.22%) XML
9 7 (7.22%) jQuery
10 6 (6.19%) Spring
10 6 (6.19%) ASP.NET
11 4 (4.12%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (4.12%) PhoneGap
12 3 (3.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 45 (46.39%) Mobile App
2 15 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (10.31%) iPhone
4 5 (5.15%) iPad
4 5 (5.15%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.09%) Animation
6 2 (2.06%) NHS
6 2 (2.06%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.06%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.03%) PlayStation
7 1 (1.03%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.03%) Health Informatics
7 1 (1.03%) Telematics
7 1 (1.03%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.03%) Replication
7 1 (1.03%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.03%) Informatics
7 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.03%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.03%) mHealth
Operating Systems
1 90 (92.78%) Apple iOS
2 67 (69.07%) Android
3 3 (3.09%) Windows
4 2 (2.06%) Linux
4 2 (2.06%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (69.07%) Android Development
2 65 (67.01%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (36.08%) Mobile Development
4 26 (26.80%) Automation Testing
5 21 (21.65%) TDD
6 20 (20.62%) OOP
7 18 (18.56%) Scrum
8 10 (10.31%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (9.28%) E-Commerce
10 8 (8.25%) OO
10 8 (8.25%) Automated Testing
10 8 (8.25%) Software Engineering
11 6 (6.19%) SDLC
12 5 (5.15%) Mobile Application Development
12 5 (5.15%) MVC
13 4 (4.12%) Responsive Web Design
14 3 (3.09%) Graceful Degradation
14 3 (3.09%) Memory Management
14 3 (3.09%) BDD
14 3 (3.09%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 34 (35.05%) Objective-C
2 24 (24.74%) Java
3 22 (22.68%) JavaScript
4 10 (10.31%) C#
5 5 (5.15%) C++
5 5 (5.15%) Apple Swift
6 3 (3.09%) Python
6 3 (3.09%) PHP
7 2 (2.06%) SQL
7 2 (2.06%) Ruby
8 1 (1.03%) C
8 1 (1.03%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 6 (6.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) yum
1 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (7.22%) Apple
1 7 (7.22%) Xamarin
2 2 (2.06%) Twitter
3 1 (1.03%) Kony
3 1 (1.03%) Apigee
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.03%) Adobe
3 1 (1.03%) Google
3 1 (1.03%) Appcelerator
3 1 (1.03%) Facebook
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