Period
to 16 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 98 133
Rank change year-on-year -40 +35 -44
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 79 109 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.33% 1.90% 1.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.14% 9.54% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 67 72
North West median daily rate £400 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% -8.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £340 £167 £209
90th Percentile £560 £500 £486
England median daily rate £440 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +3.53% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 6 1
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +53.85% -17.56%
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.84
% change year-on-year - -23.36% +30.49%

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 1,287 1,142 1,459
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.66% 19.92% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 780 703 932
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £140 £161 £198
90th Percentile £538 £549 £525
England median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 98 93
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £17.43 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.40% +20.21% -7.26%
10th Percentile £11.06 £11.25 £10.95
90th Percentile £35.00 £43.83 £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 16 November 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
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 November 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 -28 38 £400 +11.11% 53
Cheshire +10 34 £390 -2.50% 22
Lancashire -16 5 £675 +170.00% 5
Merseyside -22 1 £275 -24.14% 3
Apple iOS
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 36 (45.57%) Android
2 34 (43.04%) Windows
3 29 (36.71%) Apple
3 29 (36.71%) iOS Development
4 24 (30.38%) User Experience
5 23 (29.11%) Microsoft
5 23 (29.11%) Active Directory
6 22 (27.85%) Microsoft Office
6 22 (27.85%) Mobile App
7 21 (26.58%) Software Deployment
7 21 (26.58%) Office 365
7 21 (26.58%) Mac OS
7 21 (26.58%) SCCM
8 20 (25.32%) OneDrive
8 20 (25.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 19 (24.05%) Windows 10
9 19 (24.05%) ServiceNow
10 18 (22.78%) Apple Swift
10 18 (22.78%) Objective-C
10 18 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (22.78%) JSON
11 17 (21.52%) Asset Management
12 16 (20.25%) Git (software)
13 15 (18.99%) Windows 7
14 14 (17.72%) AngularJS
14 14 (17.72%) JavaScript
15 13 (16.46%) SOAP
16 12 (15.19%) HTML
16 12 (15.19%) Xcode
16 12 (15.19%) Apache Cordova

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 1 (1.27%) IIS
1 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (27.85%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.80%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (3.80%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Line 50
1 1 (1.27%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 21 (26.58%) Office 365
2 20 (25.32%) OneDrive
3 4 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.53%) GitHub
5 1 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.27%) IaaS
5 1 (1.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.86%) HTTP
2 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.27%) DHCP
3 1 (1.27%) DNS
3 1 (1.27%) FTP
3 1 (1.27%) Multicast
3 1 (1.27%) Skype
3 1 (1.27%) VoIP
3 1 (1.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.27%) Big Data
1 1 (1.27%) MySQL
1 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.27%) Power BI
1 1 (1.27%) Redis
1 1 (1.27%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 16 (20.25%) Git (software)
2 12 (15.19%) Xcode
3 6 (7.59%) Subversion
4 4 (5.06%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.80%) Axure RP
5 3 (3.80%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (3.80%) Protractor
6 2 (2.53%) Clang
6 2 (2.53%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.27%) Appium
7 1 (1.27%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.27%) FishEye
7 1 (1.27%) Gradle
7 1 (1.27%) JMeter
7 1 (1.27%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.27%) LoadUI
7 1 (1.27%) MSI
7 1 (1.27%) Selenium
7 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (10.13%) Banking
2 7 (8.86%) Marketing
3 6 (7.59%) Finance
4 2 (2.53%) Retail
4 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.27%) Electronics
5 1 (1.27%) Law
5 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (48.10%) Developer
2 25 (31.65%) iOS Developer
3 16 (20.25%) Architect
4 9 (11.39%) Customer Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) Senior Customer Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Desktop Support
7 5 (6.33%) Mobile Architect
7 5 (6.33%) Mobile Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.80%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Android Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Angular Developer
9 3 (3.80%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.80%) iOS Android Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.78%) JSON
2 14 (17.72%) AngularJS
3 13 (16.46%) SOAP
4 12 (15.19%) Apache Cordova
4 12 (15.19%) HTML
5 11 (13.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 10 (12.66%) REST
7 8 (10.13%) CSS
7 8 (10.13%) Ionic Framework
7 8 (10.13%) RESTful
7 8 (10.13%) XML
8 7 (8.86%) .NET
8 7 (8.86%) Cocoa
8 7 (8.86%) Web Services
9 6 (7.59%) iOS SDK
10 5 (6.33%) Core Animation
10 5 (6.33%) Core Data
10 5 (6.33%) React Native
11 4 (5.06%) CSS3
11 4 (5.06%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (30.38%) User Experience
2 22 (27.85%) Mobile App
3 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.86%) Mobile Banking
5 5 (6.33%) Animation
6 3 (3.80%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.80%) Handset
6 3 (3.80%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (3.80%) Smartphone
7 2 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.53%) iPad
7 2 (2.53%) iPhone
8 1 (1.27%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.27%) BYOD
8 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.27%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.27%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.27%) Social Network
8 1 (1.27%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 36 (45.57%) Android
2 34 (43.04%) Windows
3 21 (26.58%) Mac OS
4 19 (24.05%) Windows 10
5 15 (18.99%) Windows 7
6 8 (10.13%) Windows 8
7 5 (6.33%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.53%) Linux
8 2 (2.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (36.71%) iOS Development
2 21 (26.58%) Software Deployment
3 18 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (21.52%) Asset Management
5 11 (13.92%) Scrum
6 10 (12.66%) ITSM
7 9 (11.39%) Mobile Development
8 8 (10.13%) Android Development
8 8 (10.13%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (8.86%) TDD
10 6 (7.59%) Matrix Organization
11 5 (6.33%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (5.06%) Front End Development
12 4 (5.06%) Unit Testing
12 4 (5.06%) UX Design
13 3 (3.80%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
13 3 (3.80%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (3.80%) DevOps
13 3 (3.80%) Microservices
13 3 (3.80%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.78%) Apple Swift
1 18 (22.78%) Objective-C
2 14 (17.72%) JavaScript
3 7 (8.86%) Java
4 6 (7.59%) C#
5 5 (6.33%) SQL
6 3 (3.80%) C
6 3 (3.80%) PHP
7 2 (2.53%) C++
7 2 (2.53%) Ruby
8 1 (1.27%) ANSI SQL
8 1 (1.27%) Go
8 1 (1.27%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.27%) Perl
8 1 (1.27%) Python
8 1 (1.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (11.39%) A+ Certification
2 2 (2.53%) Degree
3 1 (1.27%) ISEB
3 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.39%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (29.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.27%) Docker
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 21 (26.58%) SCCM
2 20 (25.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.27%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.27%) PaperCut
3 1 (1.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 29 (36.71%) Apple
2 23 (29.11%) Microsoft
3 19 (24.05%) ServiceNow
4 9 (11.39%) Kony
5 4 (5.06%) Xamarin
6 2 (2.53%) DevExpress
7 1 (1.27%) Citrix
7 1 (1.27%) Sage
7 1 (1.27%) SAP
7 1 (1.27%) Siemens
7 1 (1.27%) Twitter
7 1 (1.27%) VMware