Period
to 23 February 2020

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 23 February 2020 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
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 105 140 102
Rank change year-on-year +35 -38 +20
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 75 79 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.65% 1.39% 2.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.37% 6.60% 10.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 43 66
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £268 £301 £163
90th Percentile £575 £523 £550
England median daily rate £438 £438 £425
% change year-on-year - +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 8
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £21.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -19.35% +44.67%
10th Percentile £16.38 £17.50 £21.00
90th Percentile £20.75 £17.50 £31.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -20.45% -31.78%

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 1,017 1,197 1,048
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.39% 20.99% 19.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 769 633
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £135 £137 £175
90th Percentile £575 £575 £563
England median daily rate £413 £433 £425
% change year-on-year -4.68% +1.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 102 106
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.03 £11.25
90th Percentile £42.05 £31.86 £40.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.30
% change year-on-year +2.94% -1.73% +4.85%

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 23 February 2020.

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
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 23 February 2020. 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 +23 41 £425 +6.25% 40
Merseyside - 20 £513 - 4
Cheshire -9 7 £350 -4.11% 17
Lancashire +22 6 £285 -53.47% 2
Apple iOS
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, 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 North West region with a requirement for Apple iOS.

1 55 (73.33%) Android
2 32 (42.67%) iOS Development
3 28 (37.33%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (34.67%) Apple Swift
5 25 (33.33%) Mobile App
6 17 (22.67%) Objective-C
7 13 (17.33%) Windows
8 12 (16.00%) Android Development
9 10 (13.33%) Mobile Development
9 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
9 10 (13.33%) Git (software)
10 9 (12.00%) .NET
10 9 (12.00%) Office 365
10 9 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (10.67%) Skype
11 8 (10.67%) User Experience
11 8 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (10.67%) TDD
12 7 (9.33%) Finance
12 7 (9.33%) OOP
12 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
12 7 (9.33%) Apple
12 7 (9.33%) MVC
12 7 (9.33%) Kotlin
13 6 (8.00%) Skype for Business
13 6 (8.00%) MVVM
13 6 (8.00%) Blackberry
13 6 (8.00%) C#
13 6 (8.00%) HP
13 6 (8.00%) Dell

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 6 (8.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.33%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.00%) Office 365
2 3 (4.00%) AWS
3 2 (2.67%) Azure
3 2 (2.67%) GitHub
4 1 (1.33%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.67%) Skype
2 1 (1.33%) LAN
2 1 (1.33%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (1.33%) RFID
2 1 (1.33%) VoIP
2 1 (1.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.00%) MS Access
3 1 (1.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.33%) CocoaPods
2 4 (5.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.00%) Xcode
4 2 (2.67%) JIRA
4 2 (2.67%) Subversion
4 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.33%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.33%) git-flow
5 1 (1.33%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (9.33%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Public Sector
3 3 (4.00%) Banking
4 2 (2.67%) Electronics
4 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.67%) Marketing
4 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.33%) Games
5 1 (1.33%) Housing Association
5 1 (1.33%) Law
5 1 (1.33%) Local Government
5 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (40.00%) Developer
2 22 (29.33%) iOS Developer
3 9 (12.00%) Product Owner
4 7 (9.33%) Architect
4 7 (9.33%) Desktop Support
5 5 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
5 5 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.33%) Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) Mobile Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.33%) Objective-C Developer
6 4 (5.33%) Support Technician
7 3 (4.00%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 3 (4.00%) Agile Product Owner
7 3 (4.00%) Applications Developer
7 3 (4.00%) iOS Android Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.00%) .NET
2 5 (6.67%) Web Services
3 4 (5.33%) .NET Core
3 4 (5.33%) Cocoa
3 4 (5.33%) RESTful
4 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.00%) Core Data
4 3 (4.00%) iOS SDK
4 3 (4.00%) OAuth
4 3 (4.00%) REST
5 2 (2.67%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.67%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.67%) Node.js
5 2 (2.67%) RxJava
6 1 (1.33%) Android SDK
6 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.33%) React
6 1 (1.33%) Sass
6 1 (1.33%) WebGL
6 1 (1.33%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 8 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.67%) User Experience
3 6 (8.00%) Blackberry
4 5 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (5.33%) iPhone
5 4 (5.33%) NHS
6 3 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.67%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.33%) Animation
8 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.33%) PlayStation
8 1 (1.33%) Video on Demand
8 1 (1.33%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 55 (73.33%) Android
2 13 (17.33%) Windows
3 5 (6.67%) Windows 10
4 4 (5.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (42.67%) iOS Development
2 28 (37.33%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.00%) Android Development
4 10 (13.33%) Mobile Development
5 9 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (10.67%) TDD
7 7 (9.33%) MVC
7 7 (9.33%) OOP
8 6 (8.00%) MVVM
9 5 (6.67%) Microservices
9 5 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
9 5 (6.67%) Product Management
9 5 (6.67%) Re-Platforming
9 5 (6.67%) Scrum
9 5 (6.67%) Technical Leadership
9 5 (6.67%) Unit Testing
9 5 (6.67%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 4 (5.33%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.33%) Mobile Device Management
11 3 (4.00%) Preventative Maintenance
Programming Languages
1 26 (34.67%) Apple Swift
2 17 (22.67%) Objective-C
3 7 (9.33%) Kotlin
4 6 (8.00%) C#
5 4 (5.33%) Java
6 3 (4.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.00%) PHP
7 1 (1.33%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.33%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (1.33%) C++
7 1 (1.33%) ES6
7 1 (1.33%) ES7
7 1 (1.33%) ES8
7 1 (1.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (5.33%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) A+ Certification
2 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (9.33%) Apple
1 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.00%) Dell
2 6 (8.00%) HP
3 4 (5.33%) Xamarin
4 3 (4.00%) Okta
4 3 (4.00%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.67%) SAP
6 1 (1.33%) Mitel
6 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.33%) VMware