The table below looks at the statistics for iOS SDK 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 SDK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iOS SDK
Rank 163 132 126
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -6
Contract jobs citing iOS SDK 4 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.092% 0.13% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.49% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.53 -
iOS SDK
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1055 809 839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.39% 26.22% 29.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 473 453
Average daily rate £388 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 13 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.33 £30.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

iOS SDK
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iOS SDK across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

iOS SDK Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

iOS SDK
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 SDK across the North West region.

iOS SDK Daily Rate Trend in the North West

iOS SDK
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 SDK within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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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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 -19 3 £400 +17.64% 7
Merseyside - 1 - -
iOS SDK
England

iOS SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing iOS SDK 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 SDK.

1 7 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 7 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 6 (85.71%) Objective-C
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) PHP
4 3 (42.86%) Cocoa
4 3 (42.86%) Xcode
4 3 (42.86%) Cocoa Touch
5 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
5 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
6 1 (14.29%) SOAP
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services
6 1 (14.29%) Windows
6 1 (14.29%) OOP
6 1 (14.29%) OO
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
6 1 (14.29%) Apple
6 1 (14.29%) Streaming Video
6 1 (14.29%) .NET
6 1 (14.29%) MySQL
6 1 (14.29%) SAP
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 1 (14.29%) Multimedia
6 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 1 (14.29%) Google

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing iOS SDK 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 SDK. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Google Analytics
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Xcode
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) iOS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
3 1 (14.29%) iPhone Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Cocoa
1 3 (42.86%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) Google Maps API
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Streaming Video
2 1 (14.29%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Android Development
4 1 (14.29%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Memory Management
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Objective-C
2 3 (42.86%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Apple
1 1 (14.29%) Google
1 1 (14.29%) Facebook
1 1 (14.29%) Twitter
1 1 (14.29%) Xamarin