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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iOS Software Development
Rank 119 127 97
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -30
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 51 9 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.17% 0.29% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 0.40% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 6 21
Average daily rate
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£378 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £328 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.64% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.20 £26.53 -
% change year-on-year
+28.93% -
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
3447 2264 2046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 79.15% 73.91% 71.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2119 1248 1034
Average daily rate £415 £375 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 101 110
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.83 £22.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.08% +19.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £67.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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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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
Cheshire +10 24 £384 - 7
Manchester -5 22 £375 +7.14% 14
Merseyside - 1 - - 1
iOS Development
England

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 91 (91.00%) Apple iOS
2 69 (69.00%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (64.00%) Android
3 64 (64.00%) Android Development
4 50 (50.00%) Mobile App
5 34 (34.00%) Mobile Development
6 31 (31.00%) Objective-C
7 29 (29.00%) Automation Testing
8 25 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 22 (22.00%) TDD
9 22 (22.00%) JSON
10 21 (21.00%) Java
11 20 (20.00%) Git (software)
12 19 (19.00%) CSS
12 19 (19.00%) HTML
13 18 (18.00%) Scrum
13 18 (18.00%) REST
13 18 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (17.00%) CSS3
14 17 (17.00%) HTML5
14 17 (17.00%) Web Services
15 16 (16.00%) Subversion
16 15 (15.00%) OOP
17 13 (13.00%) Finance
18 12 (12.00%) Cocoa
19 11 (11.00%) iPhone
19 11 (11.00%) AngularJS
20 10 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
20 10 (10.00%) Software Engineering
21 9 (9.00%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 4 (4.00%) Node.js
2 3 (3.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.00%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.00%) Route 53
3 1 (1.00%) Amazon Glacier
3 1 (1.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.00%) SQLite
2 4 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (4.00%) Redis
3 3 (3.00%) MySQL
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.00%) Big Data
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 20 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 16 (16.00%) Subversion
3 7 (7.00%) Xcode
4 5 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.00%) Calabash
5 4 (4.00%) Appium
5 4 (4.00%) Mocha
5 4 (4.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.00%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.00%) JIRA
7 2 (2.00%) Mercurial
General
1 13 (13.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.00%) Games
2 1 (1.00%) Banking
2 1 (1.00%) Retail
2 1 (1.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 92 (92.00%) Developer
2 62 (62.00%) iOS Developer
3 31 (31.00%) Mobile Developer
4 22 (22.00%) Android Developer
5 6 (6.00%) Applications Developer
6 5 (5.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 4 (4.00%) AWS Developer
7 4 (4.00%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.00%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (3.00%) Front-End Web Developer
8 3 (3.00%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.00%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.00%) Architect
9 2 (2.00%) Xamarin Developer
10 1 (1.00%) Junior iOS Developer
10 1 (1.00%) DevOps Architect
10 1 (1.00%) Junior
10 1 (1.00%) Software Developer
10 1 (1.00%) Solutions Architect
10 1 (1.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (22.00%) JSON
2 19 (19.00%) HTML
2 19 (19.00%) CSS
3 18 (18.00%) REST
4 17 (17.00%) CSS3
4 17 (17.00%) HTML5
4 17 (17.00%) Web Services
5 12 (12.00%) Cocoa
6 11 (11.00%) AngularJS
7 9 (9.00%) jQuery
7 9 (9.00%) .NET
8 7 (7.00%) Spring
8 7 (7.00%) iOS SDK
9 6 (6.00%) RESTful
10 5 (5.00%) PhoneGap
10 5 (5.00%) ASP.NET
11 4 (4.00%) XML
11 4 (4.00%) Cocoa Touch
11 4 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (3.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 50 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 18 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (11.00%) iPhone
4 5 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.00%) iPad
6 2 (2.00%) NHS
6 2 (2.00%) mHealth
6 2 (2.00%) User Experience
7 1 (1.00%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.00%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.00%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.00%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.00%) Replication
7 1 (1.00%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.00%) Animation
7 1 (1.00%) Informatics
7 1 (1.00%) Health Informatics
7 1 (1.00%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 91 (91.00%) Apple iOS
2 64 (64.00%) Android
3 2 (2.00%) Windows
3 2 (2.00%) Linux
4 1 (1.00%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (69.00%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (64.00%) Android Development
3 34 (34.00%) Mobile Development
4 29 (29.00%) Automation Testing
5 22 (22.00%) TDD
6 18 (18.00%) Scrum
7 15 (15.00%) OOP
8 10 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 10 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (9.00%) SDLC
10 8 (8.00%) Automated Testing
10 8 (8.00%) Mobile Application Development
11 7 (7.00%) E-Commerce
12 5 (5.00%) MVC
13 4 (4.00%) Pair Programming
13 4 (4.00%) OO
14 3 (3.00%) Project Management
14 3 (3.00%) Requirements Management
14 3 (3.00%) Graceful Degradation
14 3 (3.00%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.00%) Objective-C
2 25 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 21 (21.00%) Java
4 7 (7.00%) C#
5 4 (4.00%) C++
6 3 (3.00%) PHP
6 3 (3.00%) Python
7 2 (2.00%) SQL
8 1 (1.00%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.00%) C
8 1 (1.00%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 6 (6.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.00%) yum
1 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (6.00%) Apple
1 6 (6.00%) Xamarin
2 3 (3.00%) Apigee
3 2 (2.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.00%) SAP
4 1 (1.00%) Google
4 1 (1.00%) Facebook
4 1 (1.00%) Twitter
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