Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 82 40
Rank change year-on-year +17 -42 +28
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 19 15 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.53% 1.15% 3.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.60% 5.42% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 66
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -17.65% +11.84%
10th Percentile £238 £270 £288
90th Percentile £438 £388 £536
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year - -3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Cheshire median hourly rate - £15.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -40.00% -9.09%
North West median hourly rate £21.70 £15.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +44.67% -40.00% +72.41%

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 221 277 409
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 17.81% 21.26% 20.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 172 251
Cheshire median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £225 £171 £233
90th Percentile £563 £600 £523
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 29 50
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £17.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -12.61% +6.22%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.10 £10.45
90th Percentile £26.00 £22.75 £27.60
North West median hourly rate £17.43 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +8.94% -5.88% +13.33%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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
Knutsford - 4 £290 - 9
Warrington +7 3 £400 +14.29% 1
Crewe -19 1 £425 - 1
Widnes - 1 - -
Apple iOS
North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 13 (68.42%) Android
2 11 (57.89%) Windows
3 10 (52.63%) Git (software)
4 9 (47.37%) Subversion
5 8 (42.11%) iOS Development
6 7 (36.84%) Mac OS X
6 7 (36.84%) Web Services
7 6 (31.58%) Linux
7 6 (31.58%) Office 365
7 6 (31.58%) Apple Swift
7 6 (31.58%) Windows 10
8 5 (26.32%) Mobile Development
8 5 (26.32%) Banking
9 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
9 4 (21.05%) SOAP
9 4 (21.05%) XML
9 4 (21.05%) C++
9 4 (21.05%) HTML
9 4 (21.05%) Apple
9 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
9 4 (21.05%) Cocoa
9 4 (21.05%) Xcode
9 4 (21.05%) Objective-C
9 4 (21.05%) Skype
9 4 (21.05%) JSON
9 4 (21.05%) REST
9 4 (21.05%) Windows 8
9 4 (21.05%) User Experience
10 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
10 3 (15.79%) Mercurial

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 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Office 365
2 3 (15.79%) OneDrive
3 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Skype
1 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.79%) HTTP
2 3 (15.79%) HTTPS
2 3 (15.79%) NAS
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Git (software)
2 9 (47.37%) Subversion
3 4 (21.05%) Xcode
4 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
4 3 (15.79%) Mercurial
5 2 (10.53%) JUnit
General
1 5 (26.32%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) iOS Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Core Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Java Programmer
4 2 (10.53%) Mobile Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Objective-C Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded Developer
5 1 (5.26%) iOS Android Developer
5 1 (5.26%) iOS Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Java Android Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Java GUI Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Mobile Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Office 365 Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Platform Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Web Services
2 4 (21.05%) Cocoa
2 4 (21.05%) HTML
2 4 (21.05%) JSON
2 4 (21.05%) REST
2 4 (21.05%) SOAP
2 4 (21.05%) XML
3 3 (15.79%) J2SE
3 3 (15.79%) Java ME
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) User Experience
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.53%) STB
3 1 (5.26%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Android
2 11 (57.89%) Windows
3 7 (36.84%) Mac OS X
4 6 (31.58%) Linux
4 6 (31.58%) Windows 10
5 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
5 4 (21.05%) Windows 8
6 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) iOS Development
2 5 (26.32%) Mobile Development
3 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (15.79%) OO
3 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
3 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Android Development
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) OOD
4 2 (10.53%) Time Management
5 1 (5.26%) BDD
5 1 (5.26%) Coaching
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (5.26%) Prototyping
5 1 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Apple Swift
2 4 (21.05%) C++
2 4 (21.05%) Objective-C
3 3 (15.79%) C
3 3 (15.79%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Apple
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft