Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Apple iOS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Apple iOS over the 6 months to 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Apple iOS
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 67 85
Rank change year-on-year -16 +18 -22
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 17 18 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.24% 1.47% 1.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.45% 6.87% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 18
Cheshire median daily rate £406 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.52% +3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £338 £283 £281
90th Percentile £469 £475 £457
North West median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 8
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £15.15 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.19% +16.54% -17.56%
North West median hourly rate £16.50 £15.15 £13.00
% change year-on-year +8.91% +16.54% -

Apple iOS is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 312 262 431
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 22.82% 21.42% 23.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 182 247
Cheshire median daily rate £360 £395 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.86% -7.06% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £196 £275
90th Percentile £500 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £386 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.50% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 22 34
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% - -8.47%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.51 £10.39
90th Percentile £20.01 £18.66 £20.70
North West median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -

Apple iOS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Apple iOS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Apple iOS in Cheshire

Apple iOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple iOS in Cheshire

Apple iOS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple iOS in Cheshire over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apple iOS in Cheshire

Apple iOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple iOS in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple iOS in Cheshire

Apple iOS
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple iOS within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 16 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe -10 5 £371 -
Knutsford -8 3 £400 +3.23% 2
Macclesfield - 3 - - 1
Warrington +1 1 - - 9
Chester -6 1 £425 +3.03% 1
Apple iOS
North West

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Apple iOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Apple iOS.

1 12 (70.59%) Android
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (35.29%) Finance
4 6 (35.29%) Scrum
4 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (35.29%) Windows
4 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
4 6 (35.29%) Mobile App
4 6 (35.29%) iOS Development
5 5 (29.41%) Windows 8
5 5 (29.41%) Java
5 5 (29.41%) Android Development
6 4 (23.53%) SLA
6 4 (23.53%) Information Security
6 4 (23.53%) iOS SDK
6 4 (23.53%) User Experience
6 4 (23.53%) Mobile Development
7 3 (17.65%) Skype
7 3 (17.65%) OneDrive
7 3 (17.65%) Power BI
7 3 (17.65%) Apple Swift
7 3 (17.65%) Software Deployment
7 3 (17.65%) Android SDK
7 3 (17.65%) Office 365
7 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
7 3 (17.65%) Skype for Business
7 3 (17.65%) Mac OS
7 3 (17.65%) Windows Vista

Apple iOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
1 3 (17.65%) Skype for Business
2 2 (11.76%) JBoss
2 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Line 50
1 2 (11.76%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
1 3 (17.65%) OneDrive
2 2 (11.76%) OpenShift
3 1 (5.88%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Skype
1 3 (17.65%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Power BI
2 2 (11.76%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Gradle
1 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) JMeter
2 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.88%) LoadUI
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Desktop Support
3 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) iOS Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (11.76%) UI Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Support
5 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Android Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Deskside Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Deskside Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Office 365 Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) iOS SDK
2 3 (17.65%) Android SDK
3 2 (11.76%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) CSS3
3 2 (11.76%) HTML
3 2 (11.76%) HTML5
3 2 (11.76%) jQuery
3 2 (11.76%) JSON
3 2 (11.76%) PhoneGap
3 2 (11.76%) Spring
3 2 (11.76%) Spring Boot
3 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (11.76%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) .NET
4 1 (5.88%) Ajax
4 1 (5.88%) Django
4 1 (5.88%) RESTful
4 1 (5.88%) SOAP
4 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Mobile App
2 4 (23.53%) User Experience
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Animation
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Android
2 6 (35.29%) Windows
3 5 (29.41%) Windows 8
4 3 (17.65%) Mac OS
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (35.29%) iOS Development
3 6 (35.29%) Scrum
4 5 (29.41%) Android Development
5 4 (23.53%) Information Security
5 4 (23.53%) Mobile Development
6 3 (17.65%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (17.65%) OO
6 3 (17.65%) Software Deployment
7 2 (11.76%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (11.76%) Commercial Awareness
7 2 (11.76%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 2 (11.76%) DevOps
7 2 (11.76%) Front End Development
7 2 (11.76%) Information Architecture
7 2 (11.76%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (11.76%) Prototyping
7 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) Apple Swift
2 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) Objective-C
3 2 (11.76%) Groovy
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) ANSI SQL
4 1 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) VB
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Kubernetes
1 2 (11.76%) PaperCut
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
1 2 (11.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Apple
2 3 (17.65%) Sage
3 2 (11.76%) AppDynamics
3 2 (11.76%) Siemens
3 2 (11.76%) Splunk
3 2 (11.76%) Twitter
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle