Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 137 103 117
Rank change year-on-year -34 +14 -16
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 79 109 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.38% 2.04% 1.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.50% 10.37% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 64 77
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £305 £162 £143
90th Percentile £514 £550 £480
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 3
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £21.70 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.35% +44.67% -33.33%
10th Percentile £17.50 £20.40 £13.40
90th Percentile £17.50 £31.50 £17.40
England median hourly rate £17.50 £21.70 £28.75
% change year-on-year -19.35% -24.52% +51.32%

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 1,215 1,051 1,253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.19% 19.64% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 779 636 836
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £137 £175 £178
90th Percentile £575 £558 £550
England median daily rate £430 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +1.18% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 105 79
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.41 £10.80
90th Percentile £31.86 £40.00 £42.75
England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.43 £16.50
% change year-on-year -1.03% +5.64% -

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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019. 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
Cheshire +22 38 £365 +10.61% 19
Manchester -50 31 £400 +9.59% 49
Lancashire -26 10 £525 -4.55% 4
Apple iOS
England

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 51 (64.56%) Android
2 40 (50.63%) Windows
3 28 (35.44%) Active Directory
3 28 (35.44%) Office 365
3 28 (35.44%) Mobile App
4 26 (32.91%) iOS Development
5 24 (30.38%) Microsoft
5 24 (30.38%) Apple
6 22 (27.85%) Windows 10
7 21 (26.58%) SCCM
7 21 (26.58%) Web Services
8 20 (25.32%) Microsoft Office
8 20 (25.32%) Android Development
9 19 (24.05%) OneDrive
9 19 (24.05%) JSON
9 19 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (22.78%) JavaScript
10 18 (22.78%) Mac OS
10 18 (22.78%) Software Deployment
11 17 (21.52%) ServiceNow
11 17 (21.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 15 (18.99%) Asset Management
12 15 (18.99%) Windows 7
13 13 (16.46%) Scrum
13 13 (16.46%) Objective-C
13 13 (16.46%) REST
13 13 (16.46%) Apple Swift
13 13 (16.46%) Problem-Solving
14 12 (15.19%) Git (software)
15 11 (13.92%) Analytical Skills

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 (8.86%) IIS
2 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (25.32%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.80%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.53%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.53%) Maya
3 2 (2.53%) MotionBuilder
Cloud Services
1 28 (35.44%) Office 365
2 19 (24.05%) OneDrive
3 10 (12.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (10.13%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (8.86%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (7.59%) IaaS
6 6 (7.59%) PaaS
7 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.13%) TCP/IP
1 8 (10.13%) VPN
2 7 (8.86%) DHCP
2 7 (8.86%) DNS
3 2 (2.53%) HTTP
4 1 (1.27%) Firewall
4 1 (1.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.13%) MySQL
1 8 (10.13%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.27%) Big Data
2 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.27%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (15.19%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.13%) Xcode
3 7 (8.86%) MSI
3 7 (8.86%) Subversion
4 3 (3.80%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.53%) Axure RP
5 2 (2.53%) Protractor
6 1 (1.27%) Appium
6 1 (1.27%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.27%) FishEye
6 1 (1.27%) Gradle
6 1 (1.27%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.27%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.27%) Selenium
General
1 9 (11.39%) Finance
2 7 (8.86%) Marketing
3 6 (7.59%) Retail
4 5 (6.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.80%) Banking
5 3 (3.80%) Games
6 1 (1.27%) Electronics
6 1 (1.27%) Law
6 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (43.04%) Developer
2 14 (17.72%) Architect
3 11 (13.92%) iOS Developer
4 9 (11.39%) Customer Engineer
4 9 (11.39%) Python Developer
5 8 (10.13%) Senior Customer Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Analyst
7 6 (7.59%) Django Developer
7 6 (7.59%) Network Architect
7 6 (7.59%) Python/Django Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Desktop Support
9 4 (5.06%) Android Developer
9 4 (5.06%) IT Support
9 4 (5.06%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (3.80%) AWS Architect
10 3 (3.80%) C# Developer
10 3 (3.80%) IT Analyst
10 3 (3.80%) Mobile Architect
10 3 (3.80%) Mobile Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.80%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.58%) Web Services
2 19 (24.05%) JSON
3 13 (16.46%) REST
4 9 (11.39%) Django
5 8 (10.13%) Ajax
5 8 (10.13%) HTML
6 7 (8.86%) Cocoa
6 7 (8.86%) SOAP
7 5 (6.33%) CSS
7 5 (6.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (6.33%) XML
8 4 (5.06%) AngularJS
8 4 (5.06%) J2EE
8 4 (5.06%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 2 (2.53%) CSS3
9 2 (2.53%) HTML5
9 2 (2.53%) iOS SDK
9 2 (2.53%) jQuery
9 2 (2.53%) RESTful
9 2 (2.53%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 28 (35.44%) Mobile App
2 11 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (11.39%) User Experience
4 7 (8.86%) Public Cloud
5 6 (7.59%) Private Cloud
6 3 (3.80%) Animation
6 3 (3.80%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.80%) Handset
6 3 (3.80%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (3.80%) Smartphone
7 2 (2.53%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (2.53%) BYOD
8 1 (1.27%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 51 (64.56%) Android
2 40 (50.63%) Windows
3 22 (27.85%) Windows 10
4 18 (22.78%) Mac OS
5 15 (18.99%) Windows 7
6 9 (11.39%) Linux
7 5 (6.33%) Mac OS X
7 5 (6.33%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.53%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.91%) iOS Development
2 20 (25.32%) Android Development
3 19 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (22.78%) Software Deployment
5 15 (18.99%) Asset Management
6 13 (16.46%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (16.46%) Scrum
7 8 (10.13%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (10.13%) ITSM
8 7 (8.86%) Coaching
8 7 (8.86%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (8.86%) High Availability
8 7 (8.86%) Information Security
8 7 (8.86%) Load Balancing
8 7 (8.86%) Planning and Forecasting
8 7 (8.86%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (8.86%) Use Case
9 6 (7.59%) Change Management
9 6 (7.59%) ITIL
9 6 (7.59%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.78%) JavaScript
2 13 (16.46%) Apple Swift
2 13 (16.46%) Objective-C
3 10 (12.66%) Java
3 10 (12.66%) Python
4 5 (6.33%) C#
5 4 (5.06%) C++
5 4 (5.06%) Kotlin
5 4 (5.06%) SQL
6 1 (1.27%) C
6 1 (1.27%) PHP
6 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.27%) Ruby
6 1 (1.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (8.86%) A+ Certification
1 7 (8.86%) Degree
2 1 (1.27%) MCITP
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (35.44%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.86%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.27%) UAG
3 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (26.58%) SCCM
2 17 (21.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (2.53%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.27%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 24 (30.38%) Apple
1 24 (30.38%) Microsoft
2 17 (21.52%) ServiceNow
3 8 (10.13%) Citrix
3 8 (10.13%) Oracle
3 8 (10.13%) VMware
4 4 (5.06%) hybris
5 3 (3.80%) Xamarin
6 2 (2.53%) Kony
7 1 (1.27%) SAP