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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
iOS Software Development
Rank 141 116 111
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -5
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 15 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 0.73% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.96% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 8
Average daily rate £350 £376 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.91% +11.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £350 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £488 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.38 £27.79 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+48.88% -13.15%
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
3051 2405 2025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.27% 76.40% 74.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1872 1428 1031
Average daily rate £400 £385 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 99 108
Average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.30 £49.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iOS Development within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -1 9 £345 -1.42% 5
Manchester -26 6 £400 +6.10% 9
iOS Development
England

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 64 (98.46%) Apple iOS
2 45 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (52.31%) Objective-C
3 34 (52.31%) Android
4 32 (49.23%) Android Development
5 26 (40.00%) Mobile App
5 26 (40.00%) Web Services
6 23 (35.38%) TDD
7 22 (33.85%) JavaScript
8 21 (32.31%) HTML
8 21 (32.31%) Java
8 21 (32.31%) Git (software)
9 19 (29.23%) HTML5
9 19 (29.23%) JSON
10 18 (27.69%) Scrum
10 18 (27.69%) Mobile Development
11 16 (24.62%) REST
11 16 (24.62%) OOP
12 14 (21.54%) CSS
13 13 (20.00%) Subversion
13 13 (20.00%) CSS3
14 11 (16.92%) BDD
15 10 (15.38%) iOS SDK
15 10 (15.38%) Jenkins
15 10 (15.38%) OO
16 9 (13.85%) SQL
16 9 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
17 8 (12.31%) Android SDK
17 8 (12.31%) Automation Testing
17 8 (12.31%) User Experience

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (4.62%) Node.js
2 2 (3.08%) IIS
3 1 (1.54%) CMS
3 1 (1.54%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.15%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (6.15%) Amazon Glacier
2 4 (6.15%) Amazon S3
2 4 (6.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 4 (6.15%) Route 53
3 2 (3.08%) GitHub
3 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) Internet
2 2 (3.08%) Firewall
3 1 (1.54%) HTTP
3 1 (1.54%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.54%) Skype
3 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) SQLite
2 4 (6.15%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (6.15%) Big Data
2 4 (6.15%) MySQL
3 2 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.08%) Redis
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (32.31%) Git (software)
2 13 (20.00%) Subversion
3 10 (15.38%) Jenkins
4 5 (7.69%) Appium
4 5 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 5 (7.69%) Xcode
5 4 (6.15%) JIRA
6 3 (4.62%) CocoaPods
6 3 (4.62%) Eclipse
6 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.08%) Ant
7 2 (3.08%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 2 (3.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (3.08%) Calabash
7 2 (3.08%) Gradle
7 2 (3.08%) Mercurial
7 2 (3.08%) Mocha
7 2 (3.08%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.54%) JUnit
8 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (7.69%) Finance
1 5 (7.69%) Retail
2 4 (6.15%) Games
3 3 (4.62%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (89.23%) Developer
2 43 (66.15%) iOS Developer
3 19 (29.23%) Android Developer
4 14 (21.54%) Mobile Developer
5 9 (13.85%) Applications Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Objective-C Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Senior iOS Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Android Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Architect
8 2 (3.08%) AWS Architect
8 2 (3.08%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) DevOps Architect
8 2 (3.08%) DevOps Engineer
9 1 (1.54%) .NET Developer
9 1 (1.54%) Programmer
9 1 (1.54%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.54%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (40.00%) Web Services
2 21 (32.31%) HTML
3 19 (29.23%) HTML5
3 19 (29.23%) JSON
4 16 (24.62%) REST
5 14 (21.54%) CSS
6 13 (20.00%) CSS3
7 10 (15.38%) iOS SDK
8 8 (12.31%) Android SDK
9 7 (10.77%) .NET
10 6 (9.23%) jQuery
11 5 (7.69%) RESTful
12 4 (6.15%) AngularJS
12 4 (6.15%) J2EE
12 4 (6.15%) XML
13 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET
13 3 (4.62%) Cocoa Touch
13 3 (4.62%) Core Animation
13 3 (4.62%) Entity Framework
13 3 (4.62%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 26 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 8 (12.31%) User Experience
3 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.15%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.15%) Driving Licence
4 4 (6.15%) Replication
4 4 (6.15%) Telematics
4 4 (6.15%) Video on Demand
5 3 (4.62%) Animation
5 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.62%) Streaming Video
6 2 (3.08%) iPhone
7 1 (1.54%) DTV
7 1 (1.54%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.54%) iPad
7 1 (1.54%) mHealth
7 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.54%) STB
Operating Systems
1 64 (98.46%) Apple iOS
2 34 (52.31%) Android
3 5 (7.69%) Linux
4 4 (6.15%) Windows
5 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (49.23%) Android Development
3 23 (35.38%) TDD
4 18 (27.69%) Mobile Development
4 18 (27.69%) Scrum
5 16 (24.62%) OOP
6 11 (16.92%) BDD
7 10 (15.38%) OO
8 9 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (12.31%) Automation Testing
10 7 (10.77%) Project Management
11 6 (9.23%) Automated Testing
12 5 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
12 5 (7.69%) Software Engineering
13 4 (6.15%) DevOps
13 4 (6.15%) Load Balancing
13 4 (6.15%) Open Source
13 4 (6.15%) Pair Programming
13 4 (6.15%) Server Monitoring
13 4 (6.15%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 34 (52.31%) Objective-C
2 22 (33.85%) JavaScript
3 21 (32.31%) Java
4 9 (13.85%) SQL
5 7 (10.77%) Apple Swift
6 5 (7.69%) C#
7 4 (6.15%) C++
8 2 (3.08%) ActionScript
8 2 (3.08%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.54%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (1.54%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (1.54%) C
9 1 (1.54%) Perl
9 1 (1.54%) Python
9 1 (1.54%) Ruby
9 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (6.15%) Xamarin
2 3 (4.62%) Apple
2 3 (4.62%) Google
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle
3 2 (3.08%) Appcelerator
4 1 (1.54%) Apigee
4 1 (1.54%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.54%) OpenText
4 1 (1.54%) SAP
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