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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iOS Software Development
Rank 101 106 87
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 38 25 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.18% 0.88% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 1.20% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 18 24
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£350 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.79 £15.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+85.26% -57.14%
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
2360 2081 1990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.31% 73.15% 67.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1397 1049 1025
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 116 95
Average hourly rate £24.00 £25.04 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.15% -5.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.67 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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
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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
Manchester +5 28 £350 +5.66% 7
Cheshire +11 9 £380 +8.57% 2
Lancashire - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
iOS Development
England

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 50 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 30 (60.00%) Android
3 24 (48.00%) Objective-C
3 24 (48.00%) Mobile App
4 23 (46.00%) JavaScript
4 23 (46.00%) XML
5 21 (42.00%) HTML
6 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (36.00%) CSS
8 17 (34.00%) CSS3
9 15 (30.00%) XSLT
10 14 (28.00%) Java
10 14 (28.00%) .NET
11 13 (26.00%) Web Services
11 13 (26.00%) XHTML
11 13 (26.00%) jQuery
11 13 (26.00%) Apache Cordova
11 13 (26.00%) Android Development
12 12 (24.00%) Windows
12 12 (24.00%) XPath
12 12 (24.00%) HTML5
13 10 (20.00%) Web Design
13 10 (20.00%) TDD
14 9 (18.00%) OO
14 9 (18.00%) Scrum
14 9 (18.00%) Windows Phone
15 8 (16.00%) OOP
15 8 (16.00%) Xcode
15 8 (16.00%) Xamarin
16 7 (14.00%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (2.00%) Apache
1 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.00%) SQLite
2 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Xcode
2 6 (12.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 5 (10.00%) Calabash
3 5 (10.00%) Subversion
3 5 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.00%) Axure RP
5 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (96.00%) Developer
2 34 (68.00%) iOS Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Mobile Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Android Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Applications Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.00%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Software Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Xamarin Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (46.00%) XML
2 21 (42.00%) HTML
3 18 (36.00%) CSS
4 17 (34.00%) CSS3
5 15 (30.00%) XSLT
6 14 (28.00%) .NET
7 13 (26.00%) XHTML
7 13 (26.00%) Web Services
7 13 (26.00%) jQuery
7 13 (26.00%) Apache Cordova
8 12 (24.00%) HTML5
9 7 (14.00%) iOS SDK
9 7 (14.00%) JSON
9 7 (14.00%) Cocoa
9 7 (14.00%) Ajax
10 6 (12.00%) SOAP
10 6 (12.00%) PhoneGap
10 6 (12.00%) Sass
11 4 (8.00%) WSDL
11 4 (8.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (48.00%) Mobile App
2 7 (14.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (12.00%) Web 2.0
3 6 (12.00%) User Experience
3 6 (12.00%) Open Source
3 6 (12.00%) iPad
4 5 (10.00%) iPhone
4 5 (10.00%) NHS
5 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (6.00%) Data Structures
6 3 (6.00%) Algorithms
7 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (4.00%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (4.00%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (4.00%) Biometrics
7 2 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (4.00%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (2.00%) Telematics
8 1 (2.00%) Streaming Video
8 1 (2.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 30 (60.00%) Android
3 12 (24.00%) Windows
4 9 (18.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (26.00%) Android Development
3 10 (20.00%) TDD
3 10 (20.00%) Web Design
4 9 (18.00%) Scrum
4 9 (18.00%) OO
5 8 (16.00%) OOP
6 7 (14.00%) SOA
7 6 (12.00%) OOD
7 6 (12.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
8 5 (10.00%) BDD
8 5 (10.00%) Automated Testing
8 5 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (8.00%) Use Case
9 4 (8.00%) Pair Programming
9 4 (8.00%) Project Management
9 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
10 3 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.00%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.00%) Objective-C
2 23 (46.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (28.00%) Java
4 12 (24.00%) XPath
5 5 (10.00%) C#
6 1 (2.00%) Ruby
6 1 (2.00%) Perl
6 1 (2.00%) Python
6 1 (2.00%) XAML
6 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) Xamarin
2 5 (10.00%) Appcelerator
3 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.00%) Adobe
4 3 (6.00%) Kony
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle
6 1 (2.00%) Apple