Period
to 16 July 2018

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 16 July 2018 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 111 149
Rank change year-on-year +7 +38 -56
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 126 88 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.04% 1.56% 1.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.49% 7.61% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 61 53
North West median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £293 £200 £313
90th Percentile £550 £475 £469
England median daily rate £440 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +10.00% -3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 9
North West median hourly rate £16.50 £15.15 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.91% +16.54% -
England median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.86% - -2.78%

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 1,201 1,157 1,635
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 19.49% 20.46% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 694 721 913
North West median daily rate £386 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.50% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £155 £170 £225
90th Percentile £563 £538 £510
England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 104 115
North West median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.53 £10.50
90th Percentile £42.50 £44.00 £43.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.52 £16.50
% change year-on-year +5.96% +0.09% +2.10%

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 16 July 2018.

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 16 July 2018.

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 16 July 2018. 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 +24 94 £388 +10.71% 59
Cheshire -16 17 £406 -1.52% 18
Lancashire -3 11 £535 +114.00% 5
Merseyside +5 2 £288 +43.75% 6
Apple iOS
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, 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.

1 103 (81.75%) Android
2 65 (51.59%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (44.44%) iOS Development
4 54 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 50 (39.68%) Mobile App
6 45 (35.71%) Android Development
7 44 (34.92%) Java
8 41 (32.54%) Scrum
9 37 (29.37%) User Experience
10 33 (26.19%) Windows
11 30 (23.81%) CSS
11 30 (23.81%) AngularJS
12 29 (23.02%) Web Services
13 23 (18.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 23 (18.25%) JSON
14 22 (17.46%) Xamarin
15 21 (16.67%) Axure RP
15 21 (16.67%) Apple Swift
16 20 (15.87%) Problem-Solving
16 20 (15.87%) REST
16 20 (15.87%) Continuous Integration
17 19 (15.08%) CSS3
17 19 (15.08%) Jenkins
17 19 (15.08%) Python
18 17 (13.49%) .NET
18 17 (13.49%) Adobe Illustrator
18 17 (13.49%) LESS
19 16 (12.70%) TDD
19 16 (12.70%) Mobile Development
20 15 (11.90%) Front End Development

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 7 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.17%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.59%) JBoss
5 1 (0.79%) CMS
5 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (13.49%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.38%) InVision
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Line 50
1 2 (1.59%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.17%) Office 365
4 3 (2.38%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.59%) GitHub
5 2 (1.59%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.79%) Serverless
6 1 (0.79%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.56%) SMS
2 4 (3.17%) Skype
2 4 (3.17%) VoIP
3 3 (2.38%) HTTP
4 1 (0.79%) Firewall
4 1 (0.79%) FTP
4 1 (0.79%) LAN
4 1 (0.79%) Multicast
4 1 (0.79%) PBX
4 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.79%) VPN
4 1 (0.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.11%) MySQL
1 14 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.38%) Power BI
3 2 (1.59%) Big Data
4 1 (0.79%) Redis
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.79%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 21 (16.67%) Axure RP
2 19 (15.08%) Jenkins
3 13 (10.32%) Git (software)
4 9 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
4 9 (7.14%) Protractor
5 6 (4.76%) JIRA
6 4 (3.17%) Mercurial
6 4 (3.17%) Mockito
6 4 (3.17%) Xcode
7 2 (1.59%) Clang
7 2 (1.59%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.59%) Gradle
7 2 (1.59%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.79%) Appium
8 1 (0.79%) JMeter
8 1 (0.79%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.79%) LoadUI
8 1 (0.79%) Selenium
General
1 10 (7.94%) Finance
2 8 (6.35%) Games
3 5 (3.97%) Banking
4 2 (1.59%) Retail
5 1 (0.79%) Advertising
5 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.79%) Law
5 1 (0.79%) Publishing
5 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 76 (60.32%) Developer
2 28 (22.22%) iOS Developer
3 15 (11.90%) Architect
4 12 (9.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 11 (8.73%) Analyst
5 11 (8.73%) Android Developer
6 8 (6.35%) Java Developer
7 7 (5.56%) iOS Android Developer
7 7 (5.56%) Mobile Developer
7 7 (5.56%) Python Developer
7 7 (5.56%) Xamarin Developer
8 6 (4.76%) Applications Architect
8 6 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (3.97%) Business Analyst
9 5 (3.97%) Designer
9 5 (3.97%) Django Developer
9 5 (3.97%) Python/Django Developer
10 4 (3.17%) Desktop Support
10 4 (3.17%) UI Designer
10 4 (3.17%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (23.81%) AngularJS
1 30 (23.81%) CSS
2 29 (23.02%) Web Services
3 23 (18.25%) JSON
3 23 (18.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 20 (15.87%) REST
5 19 (15.08%) CSS3
6 17 (13.49%) .NET
6 17 (13.49%) LESS
7 15 (11.90%) HTML
8 13 (10.32%) Ajax
8 13 (10.32%) Django
9 11 (8.73%) J2EE
10 10 (7.94%) Node.js
11 8 (6.35%) Apache Cordova
11 8 (6.35%) iOS SDK
12 7 (5.56%) RESTful
13 6 (4.76%) Hibernate
13 6 (4.76%) Spring
13 6 (4.76%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 50 (39.68%) Mobile App
2 37 (29.37%) User Experience
3 12 (9.52%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (6.35%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (5.56%) Data Structures
7 4 (3.17%) iPhone
7 4 (3.17%) Kindle
8 3 (2.38%) Animation
8 3 (2.38%) iPad
9 2 (1.59%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (1.59%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.79%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.79%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.79%) NHS
10 1 (0.79%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.79%) Social Network
10 1 (0.79%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.79%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 103 (81.75%) Android
2 33 (26.19%) Windows
3 15 (11.90%) Linux
4 5 (3.97%) Windows 8
5 3 (2.38%) Mac OS
5 3 (2.38%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.38%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.79%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (51.59%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (44.44%) iOS Development
3 45 (35.71%) Android Development
4 41 (32.54%) Scrum
5 20 (15.87%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (15.87%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (12.70%) Mobile Development
6 16 (12.70%) TDD
7 15 (11.90%) Front End Development
7 15 (11.90%) Unit Testing
8 13 (10.32%) Change Management
9 12 (9.52%) Microservices
10 11 (8.73%) DevOps
10 11 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (7.94%) Mobile Application Development
12 9 (7.14%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
13 7 (5.56%) Data Analysis
14 6 (4.76%) Co-Creation
14 6 (4.76%) Data Modelling
14 6 (4.76%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 54 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 44 (34.92%) Java
3 21 (16.67%) Apple Swift
4 19 (15.08%) Python
5 14 (11.11%) C#
5 14 (11.11%) Objective-C
6 9 (7.14%) PHP
6 9 (7.14%) SQL
7 4 (3.17%) C++
7 4 (3.17%) Java 8
8 2 (1.59%) C
8 2 (1.59%) Groovy
9 1 (0.79%) ANSI SQL
9 1 (0.79%) Go
9 1 (0.79%) Ruby
9 1 (0.79%) VB
9 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.79%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (3.17%) Degree
2 1 (0.79%) AWS Certification
2 1 (0.79%) CBAP
2 1 (0.79%) ISEB
2 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.79%) MCDST
2 1 (0.79%) MCP
2 1 (0.79%) MCSE
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.94%) SLA
2 8 (6.35%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) GCP
System Software
1 7 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.17%) Docker
3 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.17%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.38%) SCCM
3 2 (1.59%) PaperCut
3 2 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.79%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.79%) Ansible
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.79%) Puppet
4 1 (0.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (17.46%) Xamarin
2 14 (11.11%) Oracle
3 12 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.56%) Apple
5 5 (3.97%) Kony
6 3 (2.38%) Sage
7 2 (1.59%) AppDynamics
7 2 (1.59%) DevExpress
7 2 (1.59%) Siemens
7 2 (1.59%) Splunk
7 2 (1.59%) Twitter
8 1 (0.79%) Adobe
8 1 (0.79%) Google
8 1 (0.79%) IBM
8 1 (0.79%) VMware