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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iOS Software Development
Rank 86 123 110
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -13
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 59 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.60% 0.23% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 0.32% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 2 9
Average daily rate
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£365 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £390 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £33.55 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+10.28% +48.05%
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
2814 2193 1815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.34% 73.12% 72.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1669 1165 895
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £549 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 93 83
Average hourly rate £34.00 £26.83 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.72% +27.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £45.00 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Cheshire - 30 £364 - 7
Manchester +15 24 £375 +25.00% 15
Merseyside -15 1 £300 -25.00% 1
iOS Development
England

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 80 (95.24%) Apple iOS
2 60 (71.43%) Android
2 60 (71.43%) Android Development
3 55 (65.48%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (46.43%) Mobile App
5 32 (38.10%) Objective-C
6 30 (35.71%) Mobile Development
7 23 (27.38%) JSON
7 23 (27.38%) TDD
8 22 (26.19%) Java
9 21 (25.00%) Git (software)
10 20 (23.81%) Web Services
10 20 (23.81%) Automation Testing
10 20 (23.81%) REST
11 18 (21.43%) OOP
11 18 (21.43%) JavaScript
11 18 (21.43%) Scrum
11 18 (21.43%) Subversion
12 15 (17.86%) HTML
13 14 (16.67%) CSS
13 14 (16.67%) Cocoa
14 13 (15.48%) Xcode
14 13 (15.48%) Finance
14 13 (15.48%) CSS3
15 12 (14.29%) HTML5
16 11 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
17 10 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
18 9 (10.71%) RESTful
18 9 (10.71%) .NET
19 8 (9.52%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (3.57%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.19%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.19%) Route 53
1 1 (1.19%) Amazon Glacier
1 1 (1.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) Internet
2 2 (2.38%) iBeacon
2 2 (2.38%) HTTP
3 1 (1.19%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.76%) MySQL
2 3 (3.57%) SQLite
3 2 (2.38%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.38%) Redis
4 1 (1.19%) Big Data
4 1 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 18 (21.43%) Subversion
3 13 (15.48%) Xcode
4 4 (4.76%) Cucumber
4 4 (4.76%) Appium
5 3 (3.57%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.38%) Calabash
6 2 (2.38%) CocoaPods
6 2 (2.38%) Mocha
6 2 (2.38%) JIRA
7 1 (1.19%) Selenium
7 1 (1.19%) TestNG
7 1 (1.19%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.19%) JUnit
7 1 (1.19%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 13 (15.48%) Finance
2 3 (3.57%) Retail
3 2 (2.38%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.38%) Games
4 1 (1.19%) Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 75 (89.29%) Developer
2 49 (58.33%) iOS Developer
3 25 (29.76%) Mobile Developer
4 20 (23.81%) Android Developer
5 4 (4.76%) Software Engineer
5 4 (4.76%) Applications Developer
5 4 (4.76%) AWS Developer
6 2 (2.38%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 2 (2.38%) Xamarin Developer
6 2 (2.38%) Architect
7 1 (1.19%) Junior
7 1 (1.19%) Software Developer
7 1 (1.19%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (1.19%) Senior Developer
7 1 (1.19%) Java Developer
7 1 (1.19%) .NET Developer
7 1 (1.19%) C++ Developer
7 1 (1.19%) Junior Developer
7 1 (1.19%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (1.19%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (27.38%) JSON
2 20 (23.81%) Web Services
2 20 (23.81%) REST
3 15 (17.86%) HTML
4 14 (16.67%) CSS
4 14 (16.67%) Cocoa
5 13 (15.48%) CSS3
6 12 (14.29%) HTML5
7 9 (10.71%) RESTful
7 9 (10.71%) .NET
8 7 (8.33%) XML
9 6 (7.14%) iOS SDK
9 6 (7.14%) Cocoa Touch
10 4 (4.76%) Spring
11 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET
11 3 (3.57%) .NET Framework
11 3 (3.57%) Core Animation
12 2 (2.38%) PhoneGap
12 2 (2.38%) UIKit
12 2 (2.38%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 39 (46.43%) Mobile App
2 11 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.95%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.95%) iPhone
4 3 (3.57%) Animation
4 3 (3.57%) iPad
5 2 (2.38%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.38%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.38%) User Experience
6 1 (1.19%) PlayStation
6 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.19%) Health Informatics
6 1 (1.19%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.19%) mHealth
6 1 (1.19%) Informatics
6 1 (1.19%) Telematics
6 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.19%) NHS
6 1 (1.19%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.19%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 80 (95.24%) Apple iOS
2 60 (71.43%) Android
3 2 (2.38%) Windows
3 2 (2.38%) Linux
4 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (71.43%) Android Development
2 55 (65.48%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (35.71%) Mobile Development
4 23 (27.38%) TDD
5 20 (23.81%) Automation Testing
6 18 (21.43%) Scrum
6 18 (21.43%) OOP
7 10 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (9.52%) Software Engineering
9 7 (8.33%) OO
10 6 (7.14%) E-Commerce
10 6 (7.14%) Automated Testing
11 5 (5.95%) Mobile Application Development
12 4 (4.76%) BDD
12 4 (4.76%) SDLC
13 3 (3.57%) Coaching
13 3 (3.57%) Memory Management
13 3 (3.57%) Unit Testing
13 3 (3.57%) Project Management
14 2 (2.38%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 32 (38.10%) Objective-C
2 22 (26.19%) Java
3 18 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 8 (9.52%) C#
5 6 (7.14%) Apple Swift
6 5 (5.95%) C++
7 3 (3.57%) PHP
8 2 (2.38%) SQL
8 2 (2.38%) Python
8 2 (2.38%) Ruby
8 2 (2.38%) Clojure
9 1 (1.19%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.19%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) yum
1 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (8.33%) Xamarin
2 5 (5.95%) Apple
3 2 (2.38%) Twitter
4 1 (1.19%) Google
4 1 (1.19%) Appcelerator
4 1 (1.19%) Facebook
4 1 (1.19%) Kony
4 1 (1.19%) Apigee
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.19%) Adobe
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