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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iOS Development over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
iOS Software Development
Rank 138 117 125
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +8
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 26 44 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.64% 1.13% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 1.44% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 8
Median daily rate £373 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £256 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £375 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £356 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +9.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.30 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +33.23%
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
3303 3046 2358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.68% 77.96% 75.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2056 1686 1232
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 145 130
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +29.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.50 £12.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.86 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

iOS Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing iOS Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iOS Development within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
Cheshire -17 12 £373 +6.42%
Manchester -18 10 £350 - 11
Lancashire +2 1 - - 1
Merseyside -2 1 £375 +59.57% 5
iOS Development
England

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing iOS Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for iOS Development.

1 37 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 22 (59.46%) Mobile App
2 22 (59.46%) Objective-C
3 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (54.05%) Android
5 19 (51.35%) Android Development
6 12 (32.43%) Mobile Development
7 10 (27.03%) User Experience
7 10 (27.03%) Web Services
8 9 (24.32%) Java
8 9 (24.32%) OO
9 8 (21.62%) Scrum
9 8 (21.62%) TDD
9 8 (21.62%) Apple Swift
10 7 (18.92%) JSON
10 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
10 7 (18.92%) iOS SDK
10 7 (18.92%) Xcode
10 7 (18.92%) Banking
10 7 (18.92%) HTML
11 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
11 6 (16.22%) XML
11 6 (16.22%) HTML5
11 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (13.51%) Jenkins
12 5 (13.51%) Finance
12 5 (13.51%) C#
12 5 (13.51%) .NET
13 4 (10.81%) OOP
13 4 (10.81%) Windows

iOS Development
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.41%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) CMS
2 1 (2.70%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon Glacier
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon S3
1 2 (5.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 2 (5.41%) Route 53
2 1 (2.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.70%) Network Security
2 1 (2.70%) Skype
2 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (5.41%) Big Data
1 2 (5.41%) MySQL
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
1 7 (18.92%) Xcode
2 5 (13.51%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.11%) Ant
3 3 (8.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (8.11%) Gradle
3 3 (8.11%) Subversion
4 2 (5.41%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.70%) JUnit
General
1 7 (18.92%) Banking
2 5 (13.51%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Publishing
3 2 (5.41%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Billing
4 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (91.89%) Developer
2 27 (72.97%) iOS Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Android Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Mobile Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Objective-C Developer
5 6 (16.22%) Applications Developer
5 6 (16.22%) iOS Android Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Agile Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
8 2 (5.41%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) HTML Developer
8 2 (5.41%) iPhone Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Android Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior iOS Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Flash ActionScript Developer
9 1 (2.70%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Lead Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) Web Services
2 7 (18.92%) HTML
2 7 (18.92%) iOS SDK
2 7 (18.92%) JSON
3 6 (16.22%) HTML5
3 6 (16.22%) XML
4 5 (13.51%) .NET
5 4 (10.81%) RESTful
6 3 (8.11%) Android SDK
6 3 (8.11%) CSS
6 3 (8.11%) jQuery
7 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
7 2 (5.41%) Ajax
7 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
7 2 (5.41%) CSS3
7 2 (5.41%) Entity Framework
7 2 (5.41%) Flash
7 2 (5.41%) J2EE
7 2 (5.41%) PhoneGap
7 2 (5.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (59.46%) Mobile App
2 10 (27.03%) User Experience
3 3 (8.11%) Telematics
4 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.41%) Driving Licence
4 2 (5.41%) iPad
4 2 (5.41%) iPhone
4 2 (5.41%) Replication
5 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.70%) DTV
5 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.70%) STB
5 1 (2.70%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 20 (54.05%) Android
3 4 (10.81%) Windows
4 3 (8.11%) Linux
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (51.35%) Android Development
3 12 (32.43%) Mobile Development
4 9 (24.32%) OO
5 8 (21.62%) Scrum
5 8 (21.62%) TDD
6 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.81%) BDD
7 4 (10.81%) OOP
7 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (8.11%) DevOps
8 3 (8.11%) Kanban
8 3 (8.11%) MVC
9 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
9 2 (5.41%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
9 2 (5.41%) Server Monitoring
9 2 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (5.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 22 (59.46%) Objective-C
2 9 (24.32%) Java
3 8 (21.62%) Apple Swift
4 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.51%) C#
6 3 (8.11%) SQL
7 2 (5.41%) ActionScript
7 2 (5.41%) C
7 2 (5.41%) PHP
7 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.70%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (2.70%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (2.70%) C++
8 1 (2.70%) F#
8 1 (2.70%) Perl
8 1 (2.70%) Python
8 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Xamarin
2 2 (5.41%) Appcelerator
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.70%) Google
3 1 (2.70%) OpenText
Liverpool, Merseyside
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago