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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iOS Software Development
Rank 111 119 97
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -22
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 42 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.08% 0.46% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 0.63% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.32 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.30 £32.50 £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
2958 2232 1729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.28% 72.80% 71.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1621 1173 847
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £259 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 124 86
Average hourly rate £37.00 £25.25 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.53% -10.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.49 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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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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 -1 19 £350 +21.73% 8
Cheshire - 15 £350 - 9
Merseyside -11 5 £235 -41.25% 2
Lancashire - 2 £319 - 1
iOS Development
England

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 63 (96.92%) Apple iOS
2 43 (66.15%) Android
3 39 (60.00%) Android Development
4 36 (55.38%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (41.54%) Objective-C
6 26 (40.00%) Mobile App
7 22 (33.85%) Java
8 21 (32.31%) JavaScript
8 21 (32.31%) Web Services
8 21 (32.31%) Mobile Development
9 20 (30.77%) TDD
10 19 (29.23%) HTML
11 18 (27.69%) OOP
12 17 (26.15%) CSS
12 17 (26.15%) Git (software)
12 17 (26.15%) JSON
13 16 (24.62%) CSS3
13 16 (24.62%) REST
13 16 (24.62%) Scrum
14 15 (23.08%) Subversion
15 14 (21.54%) HTML5
16 13 (20.00%) XML
17 10 (15.38%) .NET
17 10 (15.38%) Xcode
18 9 (13.85%) Cocoa
18 9 (13.85%) Finance
19 8 (12.31%) RESTful
19 8 (12.31%) Apple Swift
20 7 (10.77%) Software Engineering
20 7 (10.77%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 3 (4.62%) Node.js
2 1 (1.54%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) HTTP
1 2 (3.08%) Internet
1 2 (3.08%) iBeacon
2 1 (1.54%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) MySQL
1 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
1 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
1 2 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (3.08%) Redis
1 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.54%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (26.15%) Git (software)
2 15 (23.08%) Subversion
3 10 (15.38%) Xcode
4 4 (6.15%) Cucumber
4 4 (6.15%) Appium
5 2 (3.08%) CocoaPods
5 2 (3.08%) Calabash
5 2 (3.08%) Mocha
5 2 (3.08%) Axure RP
5 2 (3.08%) JIRA
6 1 (1.54%) Selenium
6 1 (1.54%) TestNG
6 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.54%) JUnit
6 1 (1.54%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (13.85%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Games
2 2 (3.08%) Banking
2 2 (3.08%) Retail
2 2 (3.08%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 58 (89.23%) Developer
2 38 (58.46%) iOS Developer
3 14 (21.54%) Mobile Developer
4 10 (15.38%) Android Developer
5 3 (4.62%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) Architect
6 2 (3.08%) Technical Leader
6 2 (3.08%) Software Architect
6 2 (3.08%) Applications Developer
7 1 (1.54%) Senior Developer
7 1 (1.54%) Java Developer
7 1 (1.54%) .NET Developer
7 1 (1.54%) C++ Developer
7 1 (1.54%) Junior Developer
7 1 (1.54%) Mac Engineer
7 1 (1.54%) Junior
7 1 (1.54%) Junior iOS Developer
7 1 (1.54%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (32.31%) Web Services
2 19 (29.23%) HTML
3 17 (26.15%) CSS
3 17 (26.15%) JSON
4 16 (24.62%) REST
4 16 (24.62%) CSS3
5 14 (21.54%) HTML5
6 13 (20.00%) XML
7 10 (15.38%) .NET
8 9 (13.85%) Cocoa
9 8 (12.31%) RESTful
10 6 (9.23%) XSLT
11 5 (7.69%) jQuery
12 4 (6.15%) Apache Cordova
12 4 (6.15%) XHTML
12 4 (6.15%) Cocoa Touch
13 3 (4.62%) SOAP
13 3 (4.62%) Core Animation
13 3 (4.62%) iOS SDK
14 2 (3.08%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 26 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.69%) User Experience
3 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.15%) iPhone
3 4 (6.15%) Open Source
3 4 (6.15%) iPad
4 3 (4.62%) Animation
5 2 (3.08%) Web 2.0
5 2 (3.08%) Streaming Video
5 2 (3.08%) Biometrics
5 2 (3.08%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.08%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.08%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.54%) PlayStation
6 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.54%) NHS
6 1 (1.54%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 63 (96.92%) Apple iOS
2 43 (66.15%) Android
3 5 (7.69%) Windows
4 2 (3.08%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (60.00%) Android Development
2 36 (55.38%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (32.31%) Mobile Development
4 20 (30.77%) TDD
5 18 (27.69%) OOP
6 16 (24.62%) Scrum
7 7 (10.77%) Software Engineering
7 7 (10.77%) OO
8 6 (9.23%) E-Commerce
8 6 (9.23%) Automated Testing
8 6 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.69%) BDD
9 5 (7.69%) Automation Testing
10 4 (6.15%) SOA
11 3 (4.62%) OOD
11 3 (4.62%) Memory Management
11 3 (4.62%) Mentoring
11 3 (4.62%) Coaching
11 3 (4.62%) MVC
12 2 (3.08%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 27 (41.54%) Objective-C
2 22 (33.85%) Java
3 21 (32.31%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.31%) Apple Swift
5 5 (7.69%) C#
6 3 (4.62%) XPath
7 2 (3.08%) Clojure
7 2 (3.08%) C++
7 2 (3.08%) Ruby
8 1 (1.54%) PHP
8 1 (1.54%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.54%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 6 (9.23%) Xamarin
2 4 (6.15%) Apple
2 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.62%) Adobe
4 2 (3.08%) Twitter
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle
5 1 (1.54%) Google
5 1 (1.54%) Appcelerator
5 1 (1.54%) Facebook
5 1 (1.54%) Kony
5 1 (1.54%) Apigee
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