The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iOS Software Development
Rank 123 100 115
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +15
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 15 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.46% 0.69% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.98% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 14
Average daily rate £300 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.61% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £270 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £301 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.88% -4.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.32 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -18.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2299 1727 1936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.24% 70.49% 63.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1170 864 968
Average daily rate £375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £485 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 83 91
Average hourly rate £31.25 £25.97 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.33% +29.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £13.33 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £61.00 £40.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
iOS Development
England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -11 12 £300 -4.00% 13
Merseyside 0 1 £400 - 1
Cheshire - - - - 1
Lancashire - - - -
iOS Development
England

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 33 (91.67%) Apple iOS
2 17 (47.22%) Objective-C
3 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 13 (36.11%) Android
5 12 (33.33%) Android Development
5 12 (33.33%) HTML
5 12 (33.33%) CSS
6 11 (30.56%) Mobile App
6 11 (30.56%) iPhone
7 8 (22.22%) iPad
8 7 (19.44%) Cocoa
9 5 (13.89%) Ajax
9 5 (13.89%) C#
9 5 (13.89%) OOP
9 5 (13.89%) iOS SDK
10 4 (11.11%) HTML5
10 4 (11.11%) OO
10 4 (11.11%) Apple
10 4 (11.11%) Java
10 4 (11.11%) Orchard
10 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (11.11%) TDD
10 4 (11.11%) Games
11 3 (8.33%) Xcode
11 3 (8.33%) Google
11 3 (8.33%) Smartphone
11 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
11 3 (8.33%) Web Services
11 3 (8.33%) XML
11 3 (8.33%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 1 (2.78%) CMS
1 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.78%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Xcode
2 2 (5.56%) Axure RP
2 2 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (11.11%) Games
2 2 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (2.78%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.78%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 33 (91.67%) Developer
2 17 (47.22%) iOS Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Web Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Mobile Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Junior
6 3 (8.33%) Junior Developer
6 3 (8.33%) iPhone Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior iOS Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Junior Front-End Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Android Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Programmer
8 1 (2.78%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.78%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Junior Web Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) HTML
1 12 (33.33%) CSS
2 7 (19.44%) Cocoa
3 5 (13.89%) Ajax
3 5 (13.89%) iOS SDK
4 4 (11.11%) HTML5
5 3 (8.33%) Web Services
5 3 (8.33%) XML
5 3 (8.33%) .NET
5 3 (8.33%) CSS3
6 2 (5.56%) Cocoa Touch
6 2 (5.56%) Android SDK
6 2 (5.56%) JSON
7 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.78%) XSLT
7 1 (2.78%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (2.78%) Middleware
7 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.78%) Flash
7 1 (2.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Mobile App
1 11 (30.56%) iPhone
2 8 (22.22%) iPad
3 3 (8.33%) Smartphone
4 2 (5.56%) Online Gambling
5 1 (2.78%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.78%) NHS
5 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.78%) Kindle
5 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.78%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 33 (91.67%) Apple iOS
2 13 (36.11%) Android
3 2 (5.56%) Windows
4 1 (2.78%) Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Android Development
2 5 (13.89%) OOP
3 4 (11.11%) OO
3 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.11%) TDD
4 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (8.33%) BDD
4 3 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (5.56%) Game Development
5 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.56%) Web Development
5 2 (5.56%) Web Design
5 2 (5.56%) Project Management
5 2 (5.56%) Scrum
5 2 (5.56%) MVC
5 2 (5.56%) SEO
6 1 (2.78%) Content Management
6 1 (2.78%) Automated Testing
6 1 (2.78%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) Objective-C
2 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.89%) C#
4 4 (11.11%) Java
5 2 (5.56%) ActionScript
5 2 (5.56%) C++
5 2 (5.56%) PHP
5 2 (5.56%) Ruby
6 1 (2.78%) XAML
6 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.78%) SQL
6 1 (2.78%) Python
6 1 (2.78%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (2.78%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Apple
1 4 (11.11%) Orchard
2 3 (8.33%) Google
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) IBM
4 1 (2.78%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.78%) Xamarin
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