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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iOS Software Development
Rank 119 110 105
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 12 19 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.40% 0.70% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.99% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 20
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£350 £365 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +32.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +14.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.53 £22.66 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.05% -35.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2109 1921 2090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 69.97% 70.89% 64.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1134 960 1106
Average daily rate £375 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 88 111
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.75 £22.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.53% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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
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 29 July 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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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
Manchester -10 7 £350 -12.50% 15
Merseyside - 2 - - 4
Cheshire -2 1 - -
Lancashire - - - - 1
iOS Development
England

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 21 (80.77%) Apple iOS
2 13 (50.00%) Objective-C
3 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 12 (46.15%) Android
4 11 (42.31%) HTML
5 10 (38.46%) CSS
6 8 (30.77%) TDD
6 8 (30.77%) Mobile App
7 7 (26.92%) Android Development
7 7 (26.92%) iPhone
8 6 (23.08%) OOP
9 5 (19.23%) C#
9 5 (19.23%) Automated Testing
9 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
9 5 (19.23%) Ajax
9 5 (19.23%) iOS SDK
9 5 (19.23%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (19.23%) iPad
9 5 (19.23%) Cucumber
9 5 (19.23%) BDD
9 5 (19.23%) Calabash
10 4 (15.38%) Xamarin
10 4 (15.38%) Pair Programming
10 4 (15.38%) Java
10 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
11 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (11.54%) Games
11 3 (11.54%) Scrum
11 3 (11.54%) Cocoa
11 3 (11.54%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (3.85%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Cucumber
1 5 (19.23%) Calabash
2 2 (7.69%) Subversion
2 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.85%) Xcode
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (11.54%) Games
2 2 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Developer
2 11 (42.31%) iOS Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Web Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 2 (7.69%) iPhone Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Junior Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Junior Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Junior
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) HTML
2 10 (38.46%) CSS
3 5 (19.23%) Ajax
3 5 (19.23%) iOS SDK
4 3 (11.54%) Cocoa
4 3 (11.54%) .NET
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
5 2 (7.69%) Android SDK
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.85%) Xamarin.iOS
6 1 (3.85%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (3.85%) UIKit
6 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.85%) Web Services
6 1 (3.85%) XML
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.85%) JSON
6 1 (3.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Mobile App
2 7 (26.92%) iPhone
3 5 (19.23%) iPad
4 2 (7.69%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 21 (80.77%) Apple iOS
2 12 (46.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) TDD
2 7 (26.92%) Android Development
3 6 (23.08%) OOP
4 5 (19.23%) Automated Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
4 5 (19.23%) Dependency Injection
4 5 (19.23%) BDD
5 4 (15.38%) Pair Programming
5 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 3 (11.54%) Scrum
6 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.54%) OO
7 2 (7.69%) SOA
7 2 (7.69%) Project Management
7 2 (7.69%) MVC
8 1 (3.85%) OOD
8 1 (3.85%) Game Development
8 1 (3.85%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 5 (19.23%) C#
4 4 (15.38%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) C++
5 1 (3.85%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (3.85%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.85%) SQL
5 1 (3.85%) ActionScript
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Xamarin
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Apple
2 1 (3.85%) Google
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