The median contractor rate for a iOS Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
iOS Developer
North West / Manchester
Rank 82 98 88
Rank change year-on-year +16 -10  
Contract jobs requiring an iOS Developer 10 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.76% 0.33% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.35% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 8
Median daily rate £375 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £331 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £38.75 £39.90
% change year-on-year -4.51% -2.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1246 1697 1564
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 95.04% 94.54% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 790 982 821
Median daily rate £375 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.06% +12.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 34 49
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.64 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.89% +11.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.16 £13.50 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

iOS Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured iOS Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for iOS Developer in Manchester

iOS Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iOS Developer in Manchester

iOS Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing iOS Developer in Manchester over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iOS Developer in Manchester

iOS Developer
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 iOS Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 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
Salford - 2 £425 - 2
iOS Developer
North West

iOS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, iOS Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring iOS Developer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 16 (94.12%) iOS Development
3 11 (64.71%) Objective-C
4 10 (58.82%) Android
4 10 (58.82%) Apple Swift
5 9 (52.94%) Mobile App
6 7 (41.18%) Java
7 6 (35.29%) Xcode
8 5 (29.41%) Android Development
8 5 (29.41%) Cocoa Touch
8 5 (29.41%) Cocoa
8 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (23.53%) iPhone
9 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
9 4 (23.53%) SQLite
9 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
9 4 (23.53%) Windows
9 4 (23.53%) Mac OS X
9 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
9 4 (23.53%) Games
9 4 (23.53%) Scrum
9 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
9 4 (23.53%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
9 4 (23.53%) Android Studio
9 4 (23.53%) Change Control
9 4 (23.53%) TestFlight
9 4 (23.53%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (23.53%) CocoaPods

iOS Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) TestFlight
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
1 4 (23.53%) SQLite
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Xcode
2 4 (23.53%) Android Studio
2 4 (23.53%) CocoaPods
2 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (23.53%) Games
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Cocoa
1 5 (29.41%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) HTML5
2 2 (11.76%) RESTful
3 1 (5.88%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Mobile App
2 4 (23.53%) iPhone
2 4 (23.53%) User Experience
3 2 (11.76%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 10 (58.82%) Android
3 4 (23.53%) Mac OS X
3 4 (23.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) iOS Development
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Android Development
2 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (23.53%) Change Control
3 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
3 4 (23.53%) Mobile Application Development
3 4 (23.53%) Scrum
4 3 (17.65%) BDD
4 3 (17.65%) Mobile Development
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Game Development
5 2 (11.76%) OOP
5 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.88%) API Integration
6 1 (5.88%) Service Design
6 1 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Objective-C
2 10 (58.82%) Apple Swift
3 7 (41.18%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Xamarin