Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 109 144
Rank change year-on-year -11 +35 -54
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 103 95 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.75% 1.63% 1.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.32% 7.94% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 59 60
North West median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £296 £210 £264
90th Percentile £525 £475 £475
England median daily rate £425 £405 £413
% change year-on-year +4.94% -1.82% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 2
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.11% -12.05% +31.58%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.79 £14.38
90th Percentile £20.13 £26.25 £28.53
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year - -18.60% +26.47%

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 1,238 1,196 1,507
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.01% 20.54% 20.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 728 921
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £133 £182 £219
90th Percentile £538 £543 £525
England median daily rate £438 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.66% +5.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 101 99
North West median hourly rate £15.86 £16.00 £14.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.88% +11.58% -4.40%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £44.00 £40.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -11 66 £388 +10.71% 53
Cheshire +6 25 £390 -4.00% 15
Lancashire +1 10 £483 +93.00% 5
Merseyside -1 1 £275 -15.38% 5
Apple iOS
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 68 (66.02%) Android
2 43 (41.75%) iOS Development
3 38 (36.89%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (35.92%) Mobile App
5 33 (32.04%) JavaScript
6 32 (31.07%) User Experience
7 30 (29.13%) Windows
8 27 (26.21%) Scrum
9 24 (23.30%) JSON
10 23 (22.33%) AngularJS
10 23 (22.33%) Android Development
11 20 (19.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 20 (19.42%) Objective-C
11 20 (19.42%) CSS
11 20 (19.42%) Apple Swift
12 18 (17.48%) Java
13 16 (15.53%) Web Services
14 15 (14.56%) Apple
14 15 (14.56%) Microsoft
14 15 (14.56%) REST
15 14 (13.59%) Axure RP
15 14 (13.59%) Active Directory
15 14 (13.59%) TDD
16 13 (12.62%) HTML
16 13 (12.62%) Microsoft Office
16 13 (12.62%) CSS3
16 13 (12.62%) Mobile Development
16 13 (12.62%) Problem-Solving
17 12 (11.65%) Apache Cordova
17 12 (11.65%) Git (software)

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 3 (2.91%) SharePoint
1 3 (2.91%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.97%) IIS
3 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (12.62%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (10.68%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.91%) InVision
3 3 (2.91%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Line 50
1 2 (1.94%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.68%) Office 365
2 10 (9.71%) OneDrive
3 6 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.94%) GitHub
5 1 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.97%) IaaS
5 1 (0.97%) PaaS
5 1 (0.97%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.80%) HTTP
2 4 (3.88%) VoIP
3 3 (2.91%) Skype
4 2 (1.94%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.94%) VPN
5 1 (0.97%) DHCP
5 1 (0.97%) DNS
5 1 (0.97%) Firewall
5 1 (0.97%) FTP
5 1 (0.97%) LAN
5 1 (0.97%) Multicast
5 1 (0.97%) PBX
5 1 (0.97%) SMS
5 1 (0.97%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.71%) MySQL
2 9 (8.74%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.91%) Power BI
4 2 (1.94%) Big Data
5 1 (0.97%) Redis
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.97%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (13.59%) Axure RP
2 12 (11.65%) Git (software)
3 10 (9.71%) Karma Test Runner
4 8 (7.77%) Protractor
4 8 (7.77%) Xcode
5 5 (4.85%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.94%) Clang
6 2 (1.94%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.94%) JIRA
6 2 (1.94%) Subversion
7 1 (0.97%) Appium
7 1 (0.97%) JMeter
7 1 (0.97%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.97%) LoadUI
7 1 (0.97%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.97%) MSI
7 1 (0.97%) Selenium
7 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (7.77%) Banking
1 8 (7.77%) Finance
2 5 (4.85%) Games
3 3 (2.91%) Marketing
3 3 (2.91%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.94%) Retail
5 1 (0.97%) Advertising
5 1 (0.97%) Electronics
5 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.97%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (60.19%) Developer
2 29 (28.16%) iOS Developer
3 18 (17.48%) Architect
4 8 (7.77%) Desktop Support
5 7 (6.80%) Android Developer
6 6 (5.83%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (5.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (5.83%) iOS Android Developer
6 6 (5.83%) Mobile Developer
6 6 (5.83%) Python Developer
7 5 (4.85%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) Django Developer
7 5 (4.85%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (4.85%) Mobile Architect
7 5 (4.85%) Python/Django Developer
7 5 (4.85%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) Xamarin Developer
8 4 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.91%) .NET Developer
9 3 (2.91%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (23.30%) JSON
2 23 (22.33%) AngularJS
3 20 (19.42%) CSS
3 20 (19.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 16 (15.53%) Web Services
5 15 (14.56%) REST
6 13 (12.62%) CSS3
6 13 (12.62%) HTML
7 12 (11.65%) .NET
7 12 (11.65%) Apache Cordova
8 11 (10.68%) LESS
9 10 (9.71%) RESTful
9 10 (9.71%) SOAP
10 9 (8.74%) Ajax
10 9 (8.74%) iOS SDK
11 8 (7.77%) Django
11 8 (7.77%) Ionic Framework
12 5 (4.85%) Core Animation
12 5 (4.85%) HTML5
12 5 (4.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 37 (35.92%) Mobile App
2 32 (31.07%) User Experience
3 10 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.83%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (5.83%) Mobile Banking
4 6 (5.83%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (4.85%) Animation
6 4 (3.88%) Smartphone
7 3 (2.91%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.91%) Handset
8 2 (1.94%) iPad
8 2 (1.94%) iPhone
9 1 (0.97%) BYOD
9 1 (0.97%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.97%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.97%) Kindle
9 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.97%) NHS
9 1 (0.97%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.97%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 68 (66.02%) Android
2 30 (29.13%) Windows
3 10 (9.71%) Mac OS
4 9 (8.74%) Linux
5 8 (7.77%) Windows 10
6 7 (6.80%) Windows 8
7 6 (5.83%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.91%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (41.75%) iOS Development
2 38 (36.89%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (26.21%) Scrum
4 23 (22.33%) Android Development
5 14 (13.59%) TDD
6 13 (12.62%) Mobile Development
6 13 (12.62%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (9.71%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (9.71%) Software Deployment
7 10 (9.71%) Unit Testing
8 9 (8.74%) Asset Management
9 8 (7.77%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
9 8 (7.77%) Change Management
9 8 (7.77%) Front End Development
10 6 (5.83%) ITSM
11 5 (4.85%) Information Security
11 5 (4.85%) Matrix Organization
11 5 (4.85%) Microservices
11 5 (4.85%) Mobile Application Development
11 5 (4.85%) OO
Programming Languages
1 33 (32.04%) JavaScript
2 20 (19.42%) Apple Swift
2 20 (19.42%) Objective-C
3 18 (17.48%) Java
4 11 (10.68%) C#
5 9 (8.74%) Python
6 8 (7.77%) SQL
7 7 (6.80%) PHP
8 3 (2.91%) C++
9 2 (1.94%) C
10 1 (0.97%) ANSI SQL
10 1 (0.97%) Go
10 1 (0.97%) Perl
10 1 (0.97%) Ruby
10 1 (0.97%) VB
10 1 (0.97%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (4.85%) A+ Certification
2 3 (2.91%) Degree
3 1 (0.97%) ISEB
3 1 (0.97%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.68%) SLA
2 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 14 (13.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.97%) Docker
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (9.71%) SCCM
2 9 (8.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.94%) PaperCut
4 1 (0.97%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.97%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (14.56%) Apple
1 15 (14.56%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.71%) Xamarin
3 9 (8.74%) Kony
4 8 (7.77%) Oracle
5 7 (6.80%) ServiceNow
6 3 (2.91%) Sage
7 2 (1.94%) DevExpress
7 2 (1.94%) Siemens
7 2 (1.94%) Twitter
8 1 (0.97%) Citrix
8 1 (0.97%) IBM
8 1 (0.97%) SAP
8 1 (0.97%) VMware