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 3 months to 22 June 2017 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 132 71
Rank change year-on-year +37 -61  
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 42 29 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.43% 0.75% 2.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.49% 3.60% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 42
Median daily rate £313 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £324 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £474 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +7.14% -3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £15.15 £28.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.84% +80.72%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year -18.60% +33.25%  

Apple iOS is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 647 806 811
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 22.07% 20.97% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 472 420
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £250 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 46 93
Median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -3.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.66 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £21.00 £20.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.97 £16.16
% change year-on-year -8.66% +5.01%  

Apple iOS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Apple iOS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +13 20 £350 -12.50% 24
Merseyside - 12 £200 - 1
Cheshire +27 8 £419 -6.94% 7
Lancashire 0 2 £250 -33.33%
Apple iOS
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Apple iOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Apple iOS.

1 68 (73.12%) Android
2 42 (45.16%) Mobile App
3 37 (39.78%) iOS Development
4 34 (36.56%) Windows
4 34 (36.56%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (34.41%) Apple Swift
6 25 (26.88%) HTML
7 23 (24.73%) Objective-C
8 21 (22.58%) Scrum
9 17 (18.28%) Apple
9 17 (18.28%) Mobile Development
9 17 (18.28%) Android Development
10 16 (17.20%) Microsoft
10 16 (17.20%) Xamarin
11 15 (16.13%) JavaScript
11 15 (16.13%) Finance
12 14 (15.05%) HTML5
13 13 (13.98%) C#
13 13 (13.98%) Active Directory
14 12 (12.90%) SQL
14 12 (12.90%) Web Services
14 12 (12.90%) Xcode
15 11 (11.83%) Games
15 11 (11.83%) TDD
15 11 (11.83%) Google
15 11 (11.83%) XML
15 11 (11.83%) .NET
15 11 (11.83%) Java
15 11 (11.83%) Mobile Application Development
16 10 (10.75%) REST

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 4 (4.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (3.23%) IIS
2 3 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.23%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (2.15%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.15%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (2.15%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.30%) Google Drive
2 3 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.23%) Office 365
3 2 (2.15%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (2.15%) GitHub
3 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.15%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.08%) G Suite
4 1 (1.08%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.68%) DNS
2 6 (6.45%) DHCP
3 5 (5.38%) Internet
4 4 (4.30%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.30%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (3.23%) Bluetooth
5 3 (3.23%) Extranet
5 3 (3.23%) NFC
6 2 (2.15%) LAN
6 2 (2.15%) WAN
7 1 (1.08%) HTTP
7 1 (1.08%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.08%) SSL
7 1 (1.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.53%) Relational Database
2 6 (6.45%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.38%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.30%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.23%) MySQL
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.08%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.08%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (12.90%) Xcode
2 10 (10.75%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.45%) JIRA
4 5 (5.38%) Subversion
5 4 (4.30%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.15%) Axure RP
6 2 (2.15%) CocoaPods
6 2 (2.15%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.15%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.15%) Mocha
7 1 (1.08%) Android Studio
7 1 (1.08%) Babel
7 1 (1.08%) Gradle
7 1 (1.08%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.08%) JProfiler
7 1 (1.08%) JUnit
7 1 (1.08%) Selenium
7 1 (1.08%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (1.08%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.08%) webpack
General
1 15 (16.13%) Finance
2 11 (11.83%) Games
3 4 (4.30%) Banking
4 3 (3.23%) Law
4 3 (3.23%) Legal
5 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (51.61%) Developer
2 30 (32.26%) iOS Developer
3 11 (11.83%) Analyst
3 11 (11.83%) Mobile Developer
4 10 (10.75%) Xamarin Developer
5 8 (8.60%) Android Developer
6 6 (6.45%) Desktop Support
6 6 (6.45%) iOS Android Developer
6 6 (6.45%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) Applications Developer
7 5 (5.38%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 5 (5.38%) Objective-C Developer
8 4 (4.30%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.30%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.23%) .NET Software Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) Applications Architect
9 3 (3.23%) C# Software Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (26.88%) HTML
2 14 (15.05%) HTML5
3 12 (12.90%) Web Services
4 11 (11.83%) .NET
4 11 (11.83%) XML
5 10 (10.75%) REST
6 9 (9.68%) AngularJS
6 9 (9.68%) SOAP
7 8 (8.60%) CSS
7 8 (8.60%) JSON
8 7 (7.53%) Apache Cordova
8 7 (7.53%) Cocoa
9 6 (6.45%) React
9 6 (6.45%) Xamarin.iOS
10 5 (5.38%) Node.js
10 5 (5.38%) SAML
11 4 (4.30%) Material Design
11 4 (4.30%) RESTful
11 4 (4.30%) XSLT
12 3 (3.23%) Pixi.js
Miscellaneous
1 42 (45.16%) Mobile App
2 8 (8.60%) User Experience
3 7 (7.53%) Blackberry
3 7 (7.53%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (7.53%) Smartphone
4 3 (3.23%) iPhone
4 3 (3.23%) Mobile Games
5 2 (2.15%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.15%) Life Science
5 2 (2.15%) New Media
6 1 (1.08%) BYOD
6 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 68 (73.12%) Android
2 34 (36.56%) Windows
3 8 (8.60%) Windows Phone
4 5 (5.38%) Mac OS X
4 5 (5.38%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.30%) Windows 8
5 4 (4.30%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.23%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.15%) Linux
7 2 (2.15%) Unix
7 2 (2.15%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.08%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.08%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (39.78%) iOS Development
2 34 (36.56%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (22.58%) Scrum
4 17 (18.28%) Android Development
4 17 (18.28%) Mobile Development
5 11 (11.83%) Mobile Application Development
5 11 (11.83%) TDD
6 10 (10.75%) BDD
7 9 (9.68%) Software Engineering
8 8 (8.60%) MVC
9 6 (6.45%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.38%) Kanban
10 5 (5.38%) Test Automation
11 4 (4.30%) Break/Fix
11 4 (4.30%) ITIL
11 4 (4.30%) Service Management
11 4 (4.30%) Software Testing
12 3 (3.23%) Data Analysis
12 3 (3.23%) Document Management
12 3 (3.23%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 32 (34.41%) Apple Swift
2 23 (24.73%) Objective-C
3 15 (16.13%) JavaScript
4 13 (13.98%) C#
5 12 (12.90%) SQL
6 11 (11.83%) Java
7 5 (5.38%) PHP
8 4 (4.30%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.23%) C++
10 2 (2.15%) ES6
11 1 (1.08%) Perl
11 1 (1.08%) Python
11 1 (1.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (5.38%) SC Cleared
1 5 (5.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.08%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (1.08%) MCITP
2 1 (1.08%) MCSA
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 13 (13.98%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.08%) BitLocker
2 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (6.45%) SCCM
2 3 (3.23%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 17 (18.28%) Apple
2 16 (17.20%) Microsoft
2 16 (17.20%) Xamarin
3 11 (11.83%) Google
4 7 (7.53%) Oracle
5 3 (3.23%) Samsung
6 2 (2.15%) Adobe
7 1 (1.08%) AppSense
7 1 (1.08%) McAfee
7 1 (1.08%) Perforce
7 1 (1.08%) Twitter
7 1 (1.08%) VMware
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