Period
to 20 February 2018

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 20 February 2018 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 82 92
Rank change year-on-year +2 +10 -28
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 64 73 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.34% 2.44% 1.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.72% 11.11% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 59 42
Manchester median daily rate £370 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £175 £125 £150
90th Percentile £463 £501 £451
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £21.70 - -
North West median hourly rate £21.70 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +44.67% -25.00% +37.93%

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 546 657 740
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 19.93% 21.99% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 451 373
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £157 £165 £180
90th Percentile £565 £530 £475
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 22 67
Manchester median hourly rate £21.00 £14.88 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.18% -2.46% +9.44%
10th Percentile £12.10 £10.54 £11.00
90th Percentile £41.30 £39.75 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +17.24%

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 20 February 2018.

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 20 February 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
Salford +5 6 - - 8
Stockport -3 1 £350 +3.70% 3
Bolton - 1 £80 - 1
Cheadle - 1 £220 - 1
Oldham - 1 - - 1
Apple iOS
North West

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Apple iOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Apple iOS.

1 38 (59.38%) iOS Development
2 28 (43.75%) Mobile App
3 27 (42.19%) Android
4 26 (40.63%) Apple Swift
5 22 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (26.56%) Apple
7 16 (25.00%) Android Development
8 15 (23.44%) JavaScript
9 14 (21.88%) Windows
10 13 (20.31%) Mobile Development
11 11 (17.19%) Retail
11 11 (17.19%) Scrum
11 11 (17.19%) Objective-C
12 10 (15.63%) JSON
12 10 (15.63%) Xamarin
12 10 (15.63%) User Experience
13 9 (14.06%) Time Management
14 8 (12.50%) Unit Testing
15 7 (10.94%) Web Services
15 7 (10.94%) C#
15 7 (10.94%) Java
15 7 (10.94%) TDD
15 7 (10.94%) Xcode
15 7 (10.94%) Windows 7
16 6 (9.38%) Firewall
16 6 (9.38%) Telecoms
16 6 (9.38%) Smartphone
16 6 (9.38%) Kanban
16 6 (9.38%) CSS
16 6 (9.38%) HTML

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 5 (7.81%) CMS
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.56%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (1.56%) Office 365
1 1 (1.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) Firewall
1 6 (9.38%) LAN
1 6 (9.38%) PBX
1 6 (9.38%) VoIP
1 6 (9.38%) VPN
1 6 (9.38%) WAN
2 3 (4.69%) DHCP
2 3 (4.69%) DNS
3 2 (3.13%) SMS
4 1 (1.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) DB2
1 1 (1.56%) FileMaker
1 1 (1.56%) MySQL
1 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Xcode
2 5 (7.81%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.13%) Mockito
5 1 (1.56%) Ant
5 1 (1.56%) JIRA
5 1 (1.56%) Maven
5 1 (1.56%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.56%) NUnit
5 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (17.19%) Retail
2 6 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.25%) Finance
3 4 (6.25%) Games
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (60.94%) Developer
2 28 (43.75%) iOS Developer
3 10 (15.63%) Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) Applications Developer
5 6 (9.38%) Network Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Xamarin Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Network Support
7 4 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Android Developer
9 2 (3.13%) CMS Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Desktop Support
9 2 (3.13%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.63%) JSON
2 7 (10.94%) Web Services
3 6 (9.38%) CSS
3 6 (9.38%) HTML
4 4 (6.25%) .NET
5 3 (4.69%) AngularJS
5 3 (4.69%) Hibernate
5 3 (4.69%) iOS SDK
5 3 (4.69%) J2EE
5 3 (4.69%) Struts
5 3 (4.69%) Struts2
6 2 (3.13%) React
6 2 (3.13%) RESTful
6 2 (3.13%) Xamarin.iOS
7 1 (1.56%) .NET Core
7 1 (1.56%) Aurelia
7 1 (1.56%) React Native
7 1 (1.56%) ReactiveX
7 1 (1.56%) RxSwift
7 1 (1.56%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 28 (43.75%) Mobile App
2 10 (15.63%) User Experience
3 6 (9.38%) NHS
3 6 (9.38%) Smartphone
4 4 (6.25%) Data Structures
4 4 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.13%) iPhone
5 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.56%) BYOD
6 1 (1.56%) iPad
6 1 (1.56%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Mobile Games
6 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (42.19%) Android
2 14 (21.88%) Windows
3 7 (10.94%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.69%) Windows 10
4 3 (4.69%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.56%) Linux
6 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (59.38%) iOS Development
2 22 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (25.00%) Android Development
4 13 (20.31%) Mobile Development
5 11 (17.19%) Scrum
6 9 (14.06%) Time Management
7 8 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 7 (10.94%) TDD
9 6 (9.38%) Kanban
10 5 (7.81%) E-Commerce
10 5 (7.81%) MVC
10 5 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (6.25%) BDD
11 4 (6.25%) Data Analysis
11 4 (6.25%) Project Management
12 3 (4.69%) Change Control
12 3 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (4.69%) Microservices
12 3 (4.69%) Mobile Application Development
12 3 (4.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.63%) Apple Swift
2 15 (23.44%) JavaScript
3 11 (17.19%) Objective-C
4 7 (10.94%) C#
4 7 (10.94%) Java
5 4 (6.25%) Python
6 3 (4.69%) C++
7 2 (3.13%) SQL
8 1 (1.56%) C
8 1 (1.56%) Ruby
8 1 (1.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.69%) Degree
2 3 (4.69%) MCITP
2 3 (4.69%) MCSA
3 1 (1.56%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.56%) ECDL
3 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.56%) MCDST
3 1 (1.56%) MCP
3 1 (1.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) GCP
2 1 (1.56%) PMO
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.69%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.56%) Docker
3 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) SCCM
2 2 (3.13%) WSUS
3 1 (1.56%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.56%) Ansible
3 1 (1.56%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (26.56%) Apple
2 10 (15.63%) Xamarin
3 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle
4 3 (4.69%) Sophos
4 3 (4.69%) VMware
5 1 (1.56%) Google
5 1 (1.56%) IBM
5 1 (1.56%) Sage