Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 18 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
England > North West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 135 80
Rank change year-on-year +38 -55 +38
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 110 95 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.94% 1.38% 2.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.70% 6.57% 11.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 74 123
North West median daily rate £370 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £167 £191 £250
90th Percentile £500 £484 £510
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
North West median hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.54% -17.56% +8.76%
England median hourly rate £18.25 £22.84 £17.50
% change year-on-year -20.08% +30.49% +9.38%

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 the North West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1134 1446 1712
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 19.95% 20.97% 19.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 698 926 920
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £160 £187 £175
90th Percentile £550 £525 £513
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 93 184
North West median hourly rate £17.43 £14.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.21% -8.05% +5.13%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.95 £10.83
90th Percentile £43.78 £40.00 £38.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%

Apple iOS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Apple iOS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Apple iOS in the North West

Apple iOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple iOS in the North West

Apple iOS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple iOS in the North West over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apple iOS in the North West

Apple iOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple iOS in the North West

Apple iOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple iOS in the North West over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Apple iOS in the North West

Apple iOS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 18 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
Manchester +13 63 £360 -10.00% 20
Merseyside +29 24 £350 +87.92% 1
Cheshire +18 20 £400 +14.29% 6
Lancashire +14 3 £250 -33.33%
Apple iOS
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 North West region with a requirement for Apple iOS.

1 62 (56.36%) Android
2 52 (47.27%) iOS Development
3 42 (38.18%) Windows
4 35 (31.82%) Apple Swift
5 33 (30.00%) Apple
5 33 (30.00%) Mobile App
6 26 (23.64%) Microsoft
6 26 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (21.82%) Objective-C
8 21 (19.09%) Active Directory
9 20 (18.18%) User Experience
10 19 (17.27%) Mobile Development
11 17 (15.45%) JSON
12 15 (13.64%) HTML
13 14 (12.73%) JavaScript
13 14 (12.73%) Web Services
13 14 (12.73%) Android Development
14 13 (11.82%) CSS
14 13 (11.82%) Xcode
15 12 (10.91%) Finance
15 12 (10.91%) E-Commerce
15 12 (10.91%) Java
16 11 (10.00%) Unit Testing
16 11 (10.00%) Git (software)
16 11 (10.00%) REST
16 11 (10.00%) Windows 10
17 10 (9.09%) Xamarin
17 10 (9.09%) Office 365
17 10 (9.09%) Windows 7
17 10 (9.09%) Google

Apple iOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 5 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (3.64%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (1.82%) Mule
4 1 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.91%) CMS
4 1 (0.91%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (8.18%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (5.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.73%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.82%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.82%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (1.82%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.09%) Office 365
2 7 (6.36%) Google Drive
3 6 (5.45%) OneDrive
4 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (3.64%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.91%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.09%) DNS
2 9 (8.18%) DHCP
3 5 (4.55%) NAS
4 4 (3.64%) Skype
5 3 (2.73%) Firewall
5 3 (2.73%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.82%) HTTP
6 2 (1.82%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.82%) LAN
6 2 (1.82%) PBX
6 2 (1.82%) VoIP
6 2 (1.82%) VPN
6 2 (1.82%) WAN
6 2 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.91%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.91%) Internet
7 1 (0.91%) NFC
7 1 (0.91%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.73%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.82%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.82%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (11.82%) Xcode
2 11 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 9 (8.18%) Subversion
4 6 (5.45%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.45%) JIRA
5 5 (4.55%) Mercurial
6 3 (2.73%) JUnit
7 2 (1.82%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.91%) Ant
8 1 (0.91%) CocoaPods
8 1 (0.91%) Maven
8 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (10.91%) Finance
2 9 (8.18%) Banking
3 7 (6.36%) Retail
4 3 (2.73%) Legal
5 2 (1.82%) Games
5 2 (1.82%) Marketing
5 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.91%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 55 (50.00%) Developer
2 44 (40.00%) iOS Developer
3 11 (10.00%) Analyst
3 11 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 9 (8.18%) Applications Developer
5 8 (7.27%) Architect
5 8 (7.27%) Mobile Developer
6 7 (6.36%) Digital Architect
6 7 (6.36%) Xamarin Developer
7 6 (5.45%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (5.45%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 6 (5.45%) Android Developer
7 6 (5.45%) iOS Android Developer
8 5 (4.55%) IT Support
8 5 (4.55%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.64%) Office 365 Engineer
10 3 (2.73%) IT Analyst
10 3 (2.73%) Java Developer
10 3 (2.73%) Junior
10 3 (2.73%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.45%) JSON
2 15 (13.64%) HTML
3 14 (12.73%) Web Services
4 13 (11.82%) CSS
5 11 (10.00%) REST
6 7 (6.36%) Cocoa
7 6 (5.45%) .NET
7 6 (5.45%) iOS SDK
7 6 (5.45%) Java EE
7 6 (5.45%) JSF
7 6 (5.45%) JSP
7 6 (5.45%) Servlets
8 5 (4.55%) XML
9 4 (3.64%) SOAP
10 3 (2.73%) Xamarin.iOS
10 3 (2.73%) XSLT
11 2 (1.82%) Cocoa Touch
11 2 (1.82%) J2SE
11 2 (1.82%) Java ME
11 2 (1.82%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 20 (18.18%) User Experience
3 9 (8.18%) Smartphone
4 7 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.36%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (3.64%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.73%) iPad
6 3 (2.73%) iPhone
6 3 (2.73%) NHS
7 2 (1.82%) Animation
7 2 (1.82%) Social Media
7 2 (1.82%) STB
8 1 (0.91%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.91%) BYOD
8 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.91%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.91%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.91%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 62 (56.36%) Android
2 42 (38.18%) Windows
3 11 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 10 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 8 (7.27%) Linux
6 7 (6.36%) Mac OS X
7 4 (3.64%) Windows Server
8 3 (2.73%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.82%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.82%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (1.82%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.91%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (47.27%) iOS Development
2 26 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (17.27%) Mobile Development
4 14 (12.73%) Android Development
5 12 (10.91%) E-Commerce
6 11 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 10 (9.09%) Scrum
7 10 (9.09%) TDD
8 9 (8.18%) OO
8 9 (8.18%) Web Design
9 8 (7.27%) ITIL
9 8 (7.27%) Kanban
9 8 (7.27%) Time Management
10 7 (6.36%) MVC
11 6 (5.45%) Adaptive Web Design
11 6 (5.45%) Project Management
12 5 (4.55%) Break/Fix
12 5 (4.55%) Service Management
12 5 (4.55%) Test Automation
13 4 (3.64%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (31.82%) Apple Swift
2 24 (21.82%) Objective-C
3 14 (12.73%) JavaScript
4 12 (10.91%) Java
5 7 (6.36%) C#
6 4 (3.64%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.64%) SQL
7 3 (2.73%) C
7 3 (2.73%) C++
8 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (7.27%) SC Cleared
1 8 (7.27%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.45%) Degree
3 3 (2.73%) CTC Cleared
3 3 (2.73%) MCITP
3 3 (2.73%) MCSA
3 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.82%) ECDL
4 2 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.91%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (19.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.73%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.91%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (8.18%) SCCM
2 4 (3.64%) AirWatch
3 3 (2.73%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (30.00%) Apple
2 26 (23.64%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.09%) Google
3 10 (9.09%) Xamarin
4 4 (3.64%) Sophos
5 2 (1.82%) Adobe
5 2 (1.82%) Oracle
5 2 (1.82%) VMware
6 1 (0.91%) Samsung