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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iOS
Rank 13 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 4 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 8.70% 17.39% 21.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 66.67% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £334 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% +1.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £343 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +7.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-38.18% -21.42%
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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
12 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 26.09% 26.09% 37.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 10
Average daily rate £313 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £343 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 22 September 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 7 (100.00%) Android
2 4 (57.14%) iOS Development
2 4 (57.14%) Objective-C
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Pair Programming
3 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 3 (42.86%) OOP
3 3 (42.86%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
3 3 (42.86%) Calabash
4 2 (28.57%) ActionScript 3.0
4 2 (28.57%) iPhone
4 2 (28.57%) User Experience
4 2 (28.57%) iPad
4 2 (28.57%) ActionScript
4 2 (28.57%) Flash
4 2 (28.57%) Adobe
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 2 (28.57%) Adobe AIR
5 1 (14.29%) Ruby
5 1 (14.29%) Ajax
5 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) JSON
5 1 (14.29%) QA

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (42.86%) Cucumber
1 3 (42.86%) Calabash
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
3 1 (14.29%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) iOS Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Flash ActionScript Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Flash Developer
3 2 (28.57%) ActionScript Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Flash
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe AIR
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) iOS SDK
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (14.29%) UIKit
2 1 (14.29%) Android SDK
2 1 (14.29%) Cocoa
2 1 (14.29%) Ajax
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
2 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 2 (28.57%) iPhone
2 2 (28.57%) iPad
3 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) iOS Development
2 3 (42.86%) BDD
2 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (42.86%) OOP
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Pair Programming
2 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Objective-C
2 2 (28.57%) ActionScript
2 2 (28.57%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe