Period
to 23 April 2018

The median contractor rate for an iOS Developer was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

iOS Developer
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 69 112
Rank change year-on-year -18 +43 -20
Contract jobs requiring an iOS Developer 9 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.69% 0.94% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.99% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 6
Cheshire median daily rate £250 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.48% +6.90% +3.57%
10th Percentile £206 £325 £319
90th Percentile £397 £475 £400
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cheshire
Contract vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 1,271 1,009 1,841
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.17% 95.01% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 804 686 1,223
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £228 £213 £256
90th Percentile £550 £525 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £393
% change year-on-year +6.67% -4.46% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 65 73
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +3.92% -6.44%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £10.60
90th Percentile £37.50 £44.03 £37.25
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £22.54
% change year-on-year -12.50% -11.27% +28.80%

iOS Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured iOS Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for iOS Developer in Cheshire

iOS Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iOS Developer in Cheshire

iOS Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing iOS Developer in Cheshire over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iOS Developer in Cheshire

iOS Developer
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 iOS Developer within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 23 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 -8 4 £290 -25.16%
Warrington -12 1 - - 1
iOS Developer
North West

iOS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, iOS Developer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring iOS Developer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 9 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 8 (88.89%) Apple Swift
3 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 6 (66.67%) Objective-C
4 5 (55.56%) Subversion
4 5 (55.56%) HTML
4 5 (55.56%) Web Services
5 4 (44.44%) XML
5 4 (44.44%) Windows
5 4 (44.44%) SOAP
5 4 (44.44%) Banking
5 4 (44.44%) Mac OS X
5 4 (44.44%) Apple
5 4 (44.44%) Cocoa
5 4 (44.44%) Xcode
5 4 (44.44%) JSON
5 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
5 4 (44.44%) REST
5 4 (44.44%) Windows 8
5 4 (44.44%) Mobile Development
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) OO
7 2 (22.22%) C++
7 2 (22.22%) Java
7 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (22.22%) iOS SDK
7 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
7 2 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (22.22%) Android

iOS Developer Skill Set
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (55.56%) Subversion
3 4 (44.44%) Xcode
4 1 (11.11%) JUnit
General
1 4 (44.44%) Banking
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) Cocoa
2 4 (44.44%) JSON
2 4 (44.44%) REST
2 4 (44.44%) SOAP
2 4 (44.44%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) iOS SDK
4 1 (11.11%) Android SDK
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) CSS3
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) J2SE
4 1 (11.11%) Java ME
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery
4 1 (11.11%) PhoneGap
4 1 (11.11%) RESTful
4 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) STB
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (44.44%) Mac OS X
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 8
3 2 (22.22%) Android
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 4 (44.44%) Mobile Development
3 3 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Android Development
4 2 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 1 (11.11%) Decision-Making
5 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
5 1 (11.11%) Information Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) OOD
5 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Apple Swift
2 6 (66.67%) Objective-C
3 2 (22.22%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Apple
2 1 (11.11%) Twitter