The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 28 April 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
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 35 25
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 0 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester - 1.03% 4.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.27% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 9
Median daily rate - £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 - £43.30

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 Chester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 99 157 213
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 81.82% 80.93% 88.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 126 148
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 15
Median hourly rate £26.84 £24.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.68% -30.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £16.30 £18.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.25 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year +2.77% +19.20%  

iOS Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

iOS Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iOS Development in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Chester region with a requirement for iOS Development.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Xamarin.iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) Xamarin
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) MvvmCross
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring

iOS Development
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) MvvmCross
1 1 (100.00%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Xamarin