Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 76 94
Rank change year-on-year +11 +18 -56
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 30 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.29% 1.18% 0.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.20% 5.84% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 8
Cheshire median daily rate £380 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +14.29% -9.68%
10th Percentile £340 £323 £221
90th Percentile £415 £451 £465
North West median daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 2 1
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% +17.31% -17.56%
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year -12.50% -3.61% +31.58%

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 326 257 357
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 24.87% 20.14% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 177 226
Cheshire median daily rate £365 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -11.76% +9.68%
10th Percentile £204 £172 £251
90th Percentile £485 £538 £572
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 21 25
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -3.70% -18.18%
10th Percentile £12.95 £11.00 £10.80
90th Percentile £20.13 £21.00 £21.00
North West median hourly rate £17.41 £17.50 £14.34
% change year-on-year -0.51% +22.04% -6.03%

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 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 18 October 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
Macclesfield - 12 - - 2
Knutsford -3 8 £346 - 1
Alderley Edge - 4 - - 1
Crewe - 3 £413 - 1
Apple iOS
North West

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 23 (76.67%) Windows
2 22 (73.33%) Apple
3 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
3 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
3 19 (63.33%) Microsoft Office
4 18 (60.00%) Mac OS
4 18 (60.00%) Software Deployment
5 17 (56.67%) Office 365
5 17 (56.67%) SCCM
5 17 (56.67%) OneDrive
5 17 (56.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 16 (53.33%) ServiceNow
7 15 (50.00%) Windows 10
8 14 (46.67%) Asset Management
9 11 (36.67%) Windows 7
10 10 (33.33%) ITSM
11 9 (30.00%) A+ Certification
12 8 (26.67%) Android
13 7 (23.33%) Windows 8
13 7 (23.33%) iOS Development
13 7 (23.33%) SLA
13 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (20.00%) Marketing
14 6 (20.00%) User Experience
14 6 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
14 6 (20.00%) Mobile App
15 5 (16.67%) JSON
15 5 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
15 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
15 5 (16.67%) Apple Swift

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 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (63.33%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Line 50
1 1 (3.33%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 17 (56.67%) Office 365
1 17 (56.67%) OneDrive
2 1 (3.33%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Skype
1 1 (3.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
1 1 (3.33%) Power BI
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (13.33%) Subversion
1 4 (13.33%) Xcode
2 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) JMeter
2 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.33%) LoadUI
2 1 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 6 (20.00%) Marketing
2 4 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Customer Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 5 (16.67%) iOS Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Customer Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Mobile Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Support
6 2 (6.67%) IT Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) IT Support
6 2 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Customer Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) HTML
1 5 (16.67%) JSON
1 5 (16.67%) SOAP
1 5 (16.67%) Web Services
1 5 (16.67%) XML
2 4 (13.33%) Cocoa
2 4 (13.33%) REST
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) Android SDK
3 1 (3.33%) CSS
3 1 (3.33%) CSS3
3 1 (3.33%) HTML5
3 1 (3.33%) iOS SDK
3 1 (3.33%) jQuery
3 1 (3.33%) PhoneGap
3 1 (3.33%) React
3 1 (3.33%) Redux
3 1 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 6 (20.00%) User Experience
2 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (10.00%) Handset
3 3 (10.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 23 (76.67%) Windows
2 18 (60.00%) Mac OS
3 15 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 11 (36.67%) Windows 7
5 8 (26.67%) Android
6 7 (23.33%) Windows 8
7 4 (13.33%) Mac OS X
8 2 (6.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Software Deployment
2 14 (46.67%) Asset Management
3 10 (33.33%) ITSM
4 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (23.33%) iOS Development
5 6 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
6 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (16.67%) Scrum
7 4 (13.33%) Waterfall
8 3 (10.00%) Android Development
8 3 (10.00%) DSDM
8 3 (10.00%) Information Security
8 3 (10.00%) Use Case
8 3 (10.00%) UX Design
9 2 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
9 2 (6.67%) OO
9 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
10 1 (3.33%) Acceptance Criteria
10 1 (3.33%) Customer-Centricity
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) Apple Swift
1 5 (16.67%) Objective-C
2 2 (6.67%) Java
2 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) ANSI SQL
3 1 (3.33%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) PHP
3 1 (3.33%) VB
3 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (56.67%) SCCM
1 17 (56.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.33%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) Apple
2 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
3 16 (53.33%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.33%) Sage
4 1 (3.33%) Siemens
4 1 (3.33%) Twitter