The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for iOS SDK skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iOS SDK over the 3 months to 26 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.

Apple iOS SDK
North West / Manchester
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 - 96
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing iOS SDK 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.14% - 0.061%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.41% - 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £395 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £363 £388
% change year-on-year -17.24% -6.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 - -

iOS SDK is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 484 453 387
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 34.85% 24.93% 23.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 303 242
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £17.30 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +131.21% -53.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £17.30 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £17.30 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

iOS SDK
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing iOS SDK as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for iOS SDK in Manchester

iOS SDK
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iOS SDK in Manchester

iOS SDK
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing iOS SDK in Manchester over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iOS SDK in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing iOS SDK 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 SDK.

1 2 (100.00%) Xcode
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (50.00%) PhoneGap
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (50.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) Google Maps API

iOS SDK
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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Xcode
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Android SDK
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Cordova
1 1 (50.00%) Google Maps API
1 1 (50.00%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Apple Swift
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Google