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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iOS
Rank 9 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 2 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 6.25% 28.57% 16.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 88.89% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 5
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£350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-64.61% -7.14%
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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 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 43.75% 32.14% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 13
Average daily rate £349 £313 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.60% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £405 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Average hourly rate £10.00 £13.67 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.82% -25.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.70 £13.67 £8.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.67 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 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 5 (83.33%) Android
1 5 (83.33%) iOS Development
2 4 (66.67%) Objective-C
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) Pair Programming
3 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) OOP
3 3 (50.00%) iPad
3 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (50.00%) Calabash
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) User Experience
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) iPhone
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Subversion
5 1 (16.67%) Web Design
5 1 (16.67%) Cocoa
5 1 (16.67%) Xcode
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) Ajax
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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%) Cucumber
1 3 (50.00%) Calabash
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) Xcode
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) iOS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML5
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) Cocoa
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) XSLT
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) XHTML
2 1 (16.67%) iOS SDK
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) CSS3
2 1 (16.67%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (16.67%) UIKit
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (16.67%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) iPad
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (33.33%) iPhone
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) iOS Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) OOP
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) XPath
3 1 (16.67%) Java
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