Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 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
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 57 63
Rank change year-on-year -23 +6 +6
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 20 21 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.52% 1.99% 2.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.55% 9.63% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 39
Cheshire median daily rate £330 £375 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% -8.54% +17.14%
10th Percentile £222 £315 £288
90th Percentile £456 £465 £540
North West median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 11
Cheshire median hourly rate £16.50 £15.15 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.91% -10.04% -
10th Percentile £13.70 £15.02 £13.00
90th Percentile £19.30 £17.17 £27.50
North West median hourly rate £21.35 £15.15 £16.84
% change year-on-year +40.92% -10.04% +29.54%

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 265 218 442
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 20.15% 20.68% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 137 257
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.68% -8.82% +8.97%
10th Percentile £199 £200 £260
90th Percentile £538 £525 £546
North West median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 29 42
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £15.15 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.19% +8.21% -6.67%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £19.55 £22.75 £27.13
North West median hourly rate £15.86 £16.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year -0.88% -4.99% +20.29%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 -3 6 £290 -25.16% 1
Crewe -18 3 £330 - 2
Chester -4 1 £425 +7.94% 1
Warrington -12 1 - - 1
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Apple iOS
North West

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 11 (55.00%) Android
1 11 (55.00%) iOS Development
2 8 (40.00%) Apple Swift
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) Finance
3 7 (35.00%) Windows
3 7 (35.00%) Web Services
4 6 (30.00%) Objective-C
4 6 (30.00%) Banking
4 6 (30.00%) Windows 8
4 6 (30.00%) Mobile App
4 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (25.00%) Mobile Development
5 5 (25.00%) User Experience
5 5 (25.00%) Subversion
5 5 (25.00%) JSON
5 5 (25.00%) HTML
5 5 (25.00%) Java
5 5 (25.00%) Apple
6 4 (20.00%) XML
6 4 (20.00%) SOAP
6 4 (20.00%) OO
6 4 (20.00%) Mac OS X
6 4 (20.00%) Scrum
6 4 (20.00%) Cocoa
6 4 (20.00%) Xcode
6 4 (20.00%) REST
6 4 (20.00%) Android Development
6 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving

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 (10.00%) JBoss
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
1 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Line 50
1 1 (5.00%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
1 2 (10.00%) OneDrive
1 2 (10.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
1 2 (10.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (10.00%) Skype
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Power BI
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (25.00%) Subversion
3 4 (20.00%) Xcode
4 2 (10.00%) Gradle
4 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.00%) JUnit
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) iOS Developer
3 3 (15.00%) UI Developer
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Objective-C Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Android Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Core Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded Developer
5 1 (5.00%) iOS Android Developer
5 1 (5.00%) iOS Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Android Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) Web Services
2 5 (25.00%) HTML
2 5 (25.00%) JSON
3 4 (20.00%) Cocoa
3 4 (20.00%) REST
3 4 (20.00%) SOAP
3 4 (20.00%) XML
4 3 (15.00%) iOS SDK
5 2 (10.00%) Android SDK
5 2 (10.00%) J2SE
5 2 (10.00%) Java ME
5 2 (10.00%) Spring
5 2 (10.00%) Spring Boot
6 1 (5.00%) Ajax
6 1 (5.00%) CSS
6 1 (5.00%) CSS3
6 1 (5.00%) HTML5
6 1 (5.00%) PhoneGap
6 1 (5.00%) RESTful
6 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (25.00%) User Experience
3 3 (15.00%) Animation
4 2 (10.00%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (5.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Android
2 7 (35.00%) Windows
3 6 (30.00%) Windows 8
4 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (20.00%) Mac OS X
6 3 (15.00%) Linux
7 1 (5.00%) Mac OS
7 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) iOS Development
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) Mobile Development
4 4 (20.00%) Android Development
4 4 (20.00%) OO
4 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (20.00%) Scrum
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.00%) Prototyping
6 2 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (10.00%) Commercial Awareness
6 2 (10.00%) DevOps
6 2 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 1 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (5.00%) Decision-Making
7 1 (5.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Apple Swift
2 6 (30.00%) Objective-C
3 5 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (15.00%) C++
5 2 (10.00%) C
5 2 (10.00%) Groovy
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.00%) C#
6 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.00%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Apple
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) AppDynamics
3 2 (10.00%) Sage
3 2 (10.00%) Splunk
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Siemens
4 1 (5.00%) Twitter