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 3 months to 27 March 2017 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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 49 64
Rank change year-on-year +6 +15  
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 10 32 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.88% 3.32% 1.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.75% 15.02% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 4
Median daily rate £406 £375 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +20.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £294 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £435 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £375 £338
% change year-on-year -4.66% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 0
Median hourly rate £16.08 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.65% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £25.70
% change year-on-year +8.57% -31.90%  

Apple iOS is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 93 213 164
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 17.45% 22.07% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 101 82
Median daily rate £360 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.29% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £263 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £540 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 26
Median hourly rate £15.15 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.21% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.38 £25.00 £20.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.44% +8.64%  

Apple iOS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Apple iOS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +8 3 £413 +10.00% 2
Warrington +26 2 £375 -
Crewe - 1 - -
Apple iOS
North West

Apple iOS
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Apple iOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Apple iOS.

1 12 (63.16%) Android
2 11 (57.89%) iOS Development
3 8 (42.11%) Mobile App
4 7 (36.84%) Apple Swift
5 6 (31.58%) Objective-C
6 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (26.32%) Windows
6 5 (26.32%) Mobile Development
7 4 (21.05%) Android Development
7 4 (21.05%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (21.05%) JSON
7 4 (21.05%) Finance
8 3 (15.79%) Smartphone
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
8 3 (15.79%) C#
8 3 (15.79%) HTML
8 3 (15.79%) SQL
8 3 (15.79%) .NET
8 3 (15.79%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (10.53%) Xamarin
9 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
9 2 (10.53%) SSL
9 2 (10.53%) REST
9 2 (10.53%) HTML5
9 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
9 2 (10.53%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 2 (10.53%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 2 (10.53%) AirWatch
9 2 (10.53%) BitLocker

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 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) IaaS
1 1 (5.26%) PaaS
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) SSL
1 2 (10.53%) VPN
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) LDAP
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) CocoaPods
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) JMeter
2 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.26%) LoadUI
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) Xcode
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
2 1 (5.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) iOS Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Objective-C Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Xamarin Developer
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Support
6 1 (5.26%) Android Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
6 1 (5.26%) iOS Android Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Support Officer
6 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) JSON
2 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) HTML
3 2 (10.53%) Cocoa
3 2 (10.53%) CSS
3 2 (10.53%) HTML5
3 2 (10.53%) REST
3 2 (10.53%) Web Services
3 2 (10.53%) XML
4 1 (5.26%) Ajax
4 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (5.26%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (5.26%) CSS3
4 1 (5.26%) Ember.js
4 1 (5.26%) jQuery
4 1 (5.26%) MvvmCross
4 1 (5.26%) Node.js
4 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (5.26%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Mobile App
2 3 (15.79%) Smartphone
3 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.26%) BYOD
4 1 (5.26%) iPhone
4 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Android
2 5 (26.32%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) iOS Development
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Mobile Development
3 4 (21.05%) Android Development
3 4 (21.05%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (15.79%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL
5 2 (10.53%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (10.53%) OO
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.53%) Scrum
5 2 (10.53%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.26%) ITSM
6 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.26%) MVC
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Apple Swift
2 6 (31.58%) Objective-C
3 3 (15.79%) C#
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) Perl
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) AirWatch
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) AppSense
2 2 (10.53%) Intel Security
2 2 (10.53%) Xamarin
3 1 (5.26%) Apple
3 1 (5.26%) MobileIron
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Samsung
3 1 (5.26%) Twitter
Chester, Cheshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £15.00 - £15.30 per hour
Posted: 20 hours ago