Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 22 November 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.

Apple iOS
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 89 81
Rank change year-on-year +7 -8 -13
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 63 73 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.13% 2.06% 1.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.94% 9.53% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 56 49
Manchester median daily rate £360 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £220 £151 £198
90th Percentile £475 £481 £446
North West median daily rate £370 £388 £400
% change year-on-year -4.52% -3.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £21.78 - -
North West median hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year +61.54% -17.56% +8.76%

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 Manchester with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 576 766 730
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 19.51% 21.58% 19.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 519 379
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £136 £184 £163
90th Percentile £538 £510 £488
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £369
% change year-on-year - +8.47% +13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 37 83
Manchester median hourly rate £17.43 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.20% +11.11% -6.90%
10th Percentile £11.35 £9.85 £10.05
90th Percentile £41.83 £40.00 £38.75
North West median hourly rate £17.43 £14.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year +20.21% -8.05% +5.13%

Apple iOS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Apple iOS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Apple iOS in Manchester

Apple iOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple iOS in Manchester

Apple iOS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple iOS in Manchester over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apple iOS in Manchester

Apple iOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple iOS in Manchester

Apple iOS
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Stockport +3 2 £350 -12.50% 2
Salford -12 2 - - 1
Bury - 1 - -
Cheadle - 1 £220 - 1
Oldham - 1 - -
Rochdale - 1 - - 1
Apple iOS
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Apple iOS.

1 40 (63.49%) iOS Development
2 28 (44.44%) Apple Swift
3 25 (39.68%) Mobile App
4 24 (38.10%) Android
5 22 (34.92%) Apple
6 20 (31.75%) Objective-C
7 19 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (30.16%) Windows
8 13 (20.63%) JavaScript
9 12 (19.05%) Mobile Development
10 10 (15.87%) E-Commerce
10 10 (15.87%) Xcode
11 9 (14.29%) JSON
11 9 (14.29%) User Experience
11 9 (14.29%) Android Development
12 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
12 8 (12.70%) Active Directory
12 8 (12.70%) TDD
12 8 (12.70%) Scrum
12 8 (12.70%) Unit Testing
12 8 (12.70%) Kanban
12 8 (12.70%) Windows 7
13 7 (11.11%) SCCM
13 7 (11.11%) Finance
13 7 (11.11%) Retail
13 7 (11.11%) OO
13 7 (11.11%) Xamarin
14 6 (9.52%) iOS SDK
14 6 (9.52%) Greenfield Project
14 6 (9.52%) ITIL

Apple iOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (1.59%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) DHCP
1 6 (9.52%) DNS
2 2 (3.17%) Firewall
2 2 (3.17%) LAN
2 2 (3.17%) NAS
2 2 (3.17%) PBX
2 2 (3.17%) VoIP
2 2 (3.17%) VPN
2 2 (3.17%) WAN
3 1 (1.59%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.59%) NFC
3 1 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Xcode
2 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.17%) Mercurial
3 2 (3.17%) Subversion
4 1 (1.59%) Ant
4 1 (1.59%) CocoaPods
4 1 (1.59%) JUnit
4 1 (1.59%) Maven
General
1 7 (11.11%) Finance
1 7 (11.11%) Retail
2 3 (4.76%) Banking
2 3 (4.76%) Legal
3 2 (3.17%) Games
3 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (66.67%) Developer
2 34 (53.97%) iOS Developer
3 9 (14.29%) Applications Developer
4 7 (11.11%) Xamarin Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Mobile Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Android Developer
7 3 (4.76%) iOS Android Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Active Directory Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Automation Tester
8 2 (3.17%) Desktop Support
8 2 (3.17%) Junior
8 2 (3.17%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Mobile Tester
8 2 (3.17%) Network Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Support Technician
8 2 (3.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.29%) JSON
2 6 (9.52%) CSS
2 6 (9.52%) HTML
2 6 (9.52%) iOS SDK
3 4 (6.35%) Cocoa
4 3 (4.76%) .NET
4 3 (4.76%) Web Services
4 3 (4.76%) Xamarin.iOS
4 3 (4.76%) XSLT
5 2 (3.17%) Cocoa Touch
5 2 (3.17%) React Native
5 2 (3.17%) REST
5 2 (3.17%) SOAP
6 1 (1.59%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.59%) Material Design
6 1 (1.59%) PhoneGap
6 1 (1.59%) QuartzCore
6 1 (1.59%) React
6 1 (1.59%) ReactiveX
6 1 (1.59%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 25 (39.68%) Mobile App
2 9 (14.29%) User Experience
3 6 (9.52%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.76%) NHS
5 2 (3.17%) iPad
5 2 (3.17%) iPhone
5 2 (3.17%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.59%) Animation
6 1 (1.59%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.59%) Mobile Games
6 1 (1.59%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 24 (38.10%) Android
2 19 (30.16%) Windows
3 8 (12.70%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.35%) Windows 10
5 3 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.17%) Linux
6 2 (3.17%) Mac OS X
6 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (63.49%) iOS Development
2 19 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (19.05%) Mobile Development
4 10 (15.87%) E-Commerce
5 9 (14.29%) Android Development
6 8 (12.70%) Kanban
6 8 (12.70%) Scrum
6 8 (12.70%) TDD
6 8 (12.70%) Unit Testing
7 7 (11.11%) OO
8 6 (9.52%) ITIL
8 6 (9.52%) Time Management
9 5 (7.94%) MVC
10 4 (6.35%) Change Control
10 4 (6.35%) Project Management
10 4 (6.35%) Release Management
10 4 (6.35%) SDLC
11 3 (4.76%) Break/Fix
12 2 (3.17%) BDD
12 2 (3.17%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 28 (44.44%) Apple Swift
2 20 (31.75%) Objective-C
3 13 (20.63%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.35%) C#
4 4 (6.35%) Java
5 1 (1.59%) C
5 1 (1.59%) C++
5 1 (1.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) MCITP
2 3 (4.76%) MCSA
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.17%) ECDL
3 2 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (12.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) SCCM
2 3 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (34.92%) Apple
2 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.11%) Xamarin
4 4 (6.35%) Sophos
5 2 (3.17%) VMware
6 1 (1.59%) Google