The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple iOS
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 18 27 31
Rank change year-on-year +9 +4  
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.91% 2.65% 0.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 10.81% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £413 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +20.96%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £338
% change year-on-year -4.00% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £16.08 £20.92 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.15% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £25.70
% change year-on-year +8.57% -31.90%  

Apple iOS is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 18 37 20
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 17.48% 24.50% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 7
Median daily rate £295 £300 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.66% -31.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £246 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 7
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.84 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.95% +20.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Apple iOS
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing Apple iOS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Apple iOS in Chester

Apple iOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple iOS in Chester

Apple iOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apple iOS in Chester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple iOS in Chester

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 Chester region with a requirement for Apple iOS.

1 5 (100.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) Android Development
2 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) AppSense
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (20.00%) MvvmCross

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Android Developer
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) CSS3
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) MvvmCross
1 1 (20.00%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (20.00%) iPhone
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Android Development
1 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) AppSense
1 1 (20.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Samsung
1 1 (20.00%) Xamarin