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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iOS Software Development
Rank 130 101 91
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -10
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 9 35 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 1.18% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 1.64% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 22 26
Average daily rate
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£350 £336 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.08% +16.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £252 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £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 - £35.00
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
2309 2138 2252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 72.72% 71.84% 65.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1328 1080 1189
Average daily rate £375 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 112 113
Average hourly rate £30.00 £21.47 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.76% -19.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £12.22 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £45.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 16 September 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 -18 8 £350 - 14
Cheshire -4 1 - - 3
Lancashire - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 1
iOS Development
England

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 18 (90.00%) Apple iOS
2 14 (70.00%) Objective-C
3 13 (65.00%) Android
4 10 (50.00%) TDD
5 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (40.00%) Mobile App
6 7 (35.00%) Android Development
6 7 (35.00%) iPhone
7 6 (30.00%) HTML
7 6 (30.00%) OOP
8 5 (25.00%) C#
8 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
8 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 5 (25.00%) iOS SDK
8 5 (25.00%) iPad
8 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
8 5 (25.00%) BDD
8 5 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (25.00%) Calabash
8 5 (25.00%) Xamarin
9 4 (20.00%) User Experience
9 4 (20.00%) Pair Programming
9 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
9 4 (20.00%) Java
9 4 (20.00%) .NET
9 4 (20.00%) OO
9 4 (20.00%) CSS
10 3 (15.00%) Scrum
10 3 (15.00%) Cocoa

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (5.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (25.00%) Calabash
2 3 (15.00%) Xcode
2 3 (15.00%) Subversion
3 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 2 (10.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 11 (55.00%) iOS Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (10.00%) iPhone Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Android Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Xamarin Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) HTML
2 5 (25.00%) iOS SDK
3 4 (20.00%) .NET
3 4 (20.00%) CSS
4 3 (15.00%) Cocoa
4 3 (15.00%) Android SDK
5 2 (10.00%) Web Services
5 2 (10.00%) XML
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (10.00%) Cocoa Touch
5 2 (10.00%) UIKit
5 2 (10.00%) JSON
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.00%) HTML5
6 1 (5.00%) Xamarin.iOS
6 1 (5.00%) RESTful
6 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.00%) REST
6 1 (5.00%) SOAP
6 1 (5.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 7 (35.00%) iPhone
3 5 (25.00%) iPad
4 4 (20.00%) User Experience
5 2 (10.00%) Online Gambling
6 1 (5.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Apple iOS
2 13 (65.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) TDD
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) Android Development
4 6 (30.00%) OOP
5 5 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (25.00%) BDD
6 4 (20.00%) Pair Programming
6 4 (20.00%) OO
6 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (15.00%) Scrum
8 2 (10.00%) MVC
8 2 (10.00%) SOA
8 2 (10.00%) Project Management
8 2 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (5.00%) Game Development
9 1 (5.00%) OOD
9 1 (5.00%) Information Architecture
9 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) Objective-C
2 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (25.00%) C#
4 4 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
5 1 (5.00%) ActionScript
5 1 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.00%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (5.00%) ActionScript 2.0
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (5.00%) Apple
2 1 (5.00%) Google
2 1 (5.00%) Appcelerator
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