The table below looks at the statistics for Apple iOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple iOS over the 3 months to 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iOS
Rank 13 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 2 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 4.65% 16.67% 3.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 66.67% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 1
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£328 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% +1.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-19.51% -45.33%
Apple iOS
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Salford region.

Operating Systems Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
14 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 32.56% 25.00% 40.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 7
Average daily rate £313 £325 £158
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +106.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Average hourly rate £8.38 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.14% -17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

Apple iOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple iOS across the Salford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Apple iOS Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apple iOS across the Salford region.

Apple iOS Daily Rate Trend in Salford

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford region citing Apple iOS 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 Apple iOS.

1 6 (100.00%) Android
2 4 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 4 (66.67%) iOS Development
3 3 (50.00%) Calabash
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) Pair Programming
3 3 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (50.00%) iPad
3 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) OOP
3 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Subversion
4 2 (33.33%) iPhone
4 2 (33.33%) User Experience
5 1 (16.67%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (16.67%) UIKit
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (16.67%) Android SDK
5 1 (16.67%) Android Development
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) iOS SDK
5 1 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (16.67%) Information Architecture

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford region citing Apple iOS 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 Apple iOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Calabash
1 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (16.67%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Cocoa Touch
1 1 (16.67%) UIKit
1 1 (16.67%) Android SDK
1 1 (16.67%) iOS SDK
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) Ajax
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) Cocoa
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) iPad
2 2 (33.33%) iPhone
2 2 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (16.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 3 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) OOP
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Android Development
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Information Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center