The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for iOS Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iOS Development over the 3 months to 30 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.

iOS Software Development
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 75 71
Rank change year-on-year +30 -4  
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 6 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.09% 1.09% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.29% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Median daily rate £375 £373 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.67% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +3.33% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £38.75 £45.60
% change year-on-year -4.51% -15.02%  

iOS Development is in the process and methodology 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 process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 460 851 707
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 83.94% 84.01% 82.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 549 450
Median daily rate £400 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +4.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 36
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.54 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.44% -35.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

iOS Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing iOS Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for iOS Development in Cheshire

iOS Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iOS Development in Cheshire

iOS Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing iOS Development in Cheshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iOS Development in Cheshire

iOS Development
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 Development within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Warrington +28 2 £375 -
Crewe - 1 - -
iOS Development
North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing iOS Development 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 iOS Development.

1 11 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (63.64%) Mobile App
2 7 (63.64%) Apple Swift
3 6 (54.55%) Objective-C
4 5 (45.45%) Mobile Development
4 5 (45.45%) Android
5 4 (36.36%) Android Development
6 3 (27.27%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (27.27%) JSON
6 3 (27.27%) C#
6 3 (27.27%) HTML
6 3 (27.27%) .NET
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 2 (18.18%) CSS
7 2 (18.18%) Web Services
7 2 (18.18%) Windows
7 2 (18.18%) OO
7 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) Scrum
7 2 (18.18%) Cocoa
7 2 (18.18%) Xamarin
7 2 (18.18%) REST
7 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
7 2 (18.18%) HTML5
8 1 (9.09%) Xamarin.iOS
8 1 (9.09%) Node.js
8 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
8 1 (9.09%) CSS3

iOS Development
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 (9.09%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) CocoaPods
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) Xcode
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 8 (72.73%) iOS Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Objective-C Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Xamarin Developer
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Android Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) iOS Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) JSON
2 2 (18.18%) Cocoa
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) HTML5
2 2 (18.18%) REST
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) Ajax
3 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (9.09%) CSS3
3 1 (9.09%) Ember.js
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) MvvmCross
3 1 (9.09%) Node.js
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) Xamarin.iOS
3 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (45.45%) Android
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Mobile Development
2 4 (36.36%) Android Development
3 3 (27.27%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) MVC
5 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Apple Swift
2 6 (54.55%) Objective-C
3 3 (27.27%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) Perl
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
5 1 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) Ruby
5 1 (9.09%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Xamarin
2 1 (9.09%) Apple
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Twitter
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