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

iOS Software Development
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 96 85
Rank change year-on-year +17 -11  
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 11 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.83% 0.34% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.40% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 11
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £331 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £356
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £38.75 £45.60
% change year-on-year -4.51% -15.02%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1067 1496 1285
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.89% 83.67% 78.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 685 907 688
Median daily rate £385 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 24 26
Median hourly rate £40.00 £18.99 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.60% +8.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.00 £11.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

iOS Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

iOS Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iOS Development in Manchester

iOS Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing iOS Development in Manchester over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iOS Development in Manchester

iOS Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for iOS Development in Manchester

iOS Development
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 Development within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 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 - 3 £425 - 1
iOS Development
North West

iOS Development
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Manchester region with a requirement for iOS Development.

1 18 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 13 (72.22%) Objective-C
3 12 (66.67%) Apple Swift
4 11 (61.11%) Android
5 9 (50.00%) Java
5 9 (50.00%) Mobile App
6 7 (38.89%) Android Development
7 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 6 (33.33%) Xcode
8 5 (27.78%) Cocoa
8 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (27.78%) Cocoa Touch
9 4 (22.22%) CocoaPods
9 4 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
9 4 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
9 4 (22.22%) Android Studio
9 4 (22.22%) User Experience
9 4 (22.22%) Change Control
9 4 (22.22%) Games
9 4 (22.22%) Scrum
9 4 (22.22%) iPhone
9 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
9 4 (22.22%) SQLite
9 4 (22.22%) Mac OS X
9 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
9 4 (22.22%) Windows

iOS Development
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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) TestFlight
2 2 (11.11%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
1 4 (22.22%) SQLite
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 6 (33.33%) Xcode
2 4 (22.22%) Android Studio
2 4 (22.22%) CocoaPods
2 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (11.11%) Jasmine
3 2 (11.11%) Mocha
General
1 4 (22.22%) Games
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (88.89%) iOS Developer
3 7 (38.89%) Mobile Developer
4 6 (33.33%) Java Developer
5 5 (27.78%) Android Developer
5 5 (27.78%) iOS Android Developer
6 4 (22.22%) Applications Developer
6 4 (22.22%) Java Android Developer
6 4 (22.22%) Java Applications Developer
6 4 (22.22%) Java Mobile Developer
6 4 (22.22%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 2 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Objective-C Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Cocoa
1 5 (27.78%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (11.11%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) HTML5
2 2 (11.11%) HTML5 Canvas
2 2 (11.11%) Pixi.js
2 2 (11.11%) RESTful
2 2 (11.11%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (22.22%) iPhone
2 4 (22.22%) User Experience
3 2 (11.11%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 11 (61.11%) Android
3 4 (22.22%) Mac OS X
3 4 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Android Development
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (22.22%) Change Control
3 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 4 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development
3 4 (22.22%) Scrum
3 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 3 (16.67%) BDD
4 3 (16.67%) Mobile Development
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) Game Development
5 2 (11.11%) High Availability
5 2 (11.11%) OOP
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.56%) API Integration
6 1 (5.56%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Objective-C
2 12 (66.67%) Apple Swift
3 9 (50.00%) Java
4 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) ES6
5 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance