Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an iOS Developer was £360 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

iOS Developer
England > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 191 170
Rank change year-on-year +37 -21 -3
Contract jobs requiring an iOS Developer 45 32 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.80% 0.47% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.50% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 25 37
North West median daily rate £360 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.29% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £311 £330 £325
90th Percentile £465 £495 £445
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.51 £30.50
% change year-on-year +71.19% +19.70% -32.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
North West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5360 6447 8142
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 94.39% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3373 4157 4871
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £250 £233
90th Percentile £588 £550 £572
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 236 404
North West median hourly rate £18.75 £16.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.19% -21.95% +27.81%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.02 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.38 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

iOS Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured iOS Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for iOS Developer in the North West

iOS Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing iOS Developer in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for iOS Developer in the North West

iOS Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing iOS Developer in the North West over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iOS Developer in the North West

iOS Developer
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 iOS Developer within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 +34 35 £370 -12.94% 12
Cheshire +12 6 £378 -13.71%
Merseyside - 3 £325 -
Lancashire - 1 £350 -
iOS Developer
England

iOS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, iOS Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring iOS Developer in the job title.

1 44 (97.78%) Apple iOS
2 43 (95.56%) iOS Development
3 33 (73.33%) Apple Swift
4 23 (51.11%) Objective-C
5 22 (48.89%) Mobile App
6 16 (35.56%) Apple
7 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (28.89%) Mobile Development
9 12 (26.67%) Xcode
9 12 (26.67%) Android
10 11 (24.44%) JSON
11 10 (22.22%) Unit Testing
11 10 (22.22%) User Experience
12 9 (20.00%) TDD
12 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
13 8 (17.78%) OO
13 8 (17.78%) Scrum
13 8 (17.78%) Kanban
14 7 (15.56%) Windows
15 6 (13.33%) Web Services
15 6 (13.33%) E-Commerce
15 6 (13.33%) Cocoa
15 6 (13.33%) Retail
15 6 (13.33%) iOS SDK
16 5 (11.11%) Android Development
16 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
17 4 (8.89%) Banking
17 4 (8.89%) REST
18 3 (6.67%) iPad
18 3 (6.67%) BDD

iOS Developer Skill Set
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 2 (4.44%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (4.44%) Mule
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) HTTP
1 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 12 (26.67%) Xcode
2 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.67%) Subversion
4 2 (4.44%) JUnit
5 1 (2.22%) Ant
5 1 (2.22%) CocoaPods
5 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.22%) Maven
General
1 6 (13.33%) Retail
2 4 (8.89%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Legal
4 2 (4.44%) Games
5 1 (2.22%) Finance
5 1 (2.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) JSON
2 6 (13.33%) Cocoa
2 6 (13.33%) iOS SDK
2 6 (13.33%) Web Services
3 4 (8.89%) REST
4 3 (6.67%) SOAP
4 3 (6.67%) XML
5 2 (4.44%) Cocoa Touch
5 2 (4.44%) HTML
6 1 (2.22%) Core Animation
6 1 (2.22%) Core Data
6 1 (2.22%) J2SE
6 1 (2.22%) Java ME
6 1 (2.22%) PhoneGap
6 1 (2.22%) QuartzCore
6 1 (2.22%) React Native
6 1 (2.22%) ReactiveX
6 1 (2.22%) RESTful
6 1 (2.22%) RxSwift
6 1 (2.22%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 22 (48.89%) Mobile App
2 10 (22.22%) User Experience
3 3 (6.67%) iPad
3 3 (6.67%) iPhone
4 2 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.22%) Animation
5 1 (2.22%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Mobile Games
5 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.22%) STB
Operating Systems
1 44 (97.78%) Apple iOS
2 12 (26.67%) Android
3 7 (15.56%) Windows
4 2 (4.44%) Linux
4 2 (4.44%) Mac OS X
4 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (95.56%) iOS Development
2 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (28.89%) Mobile Development
4 10 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 9 (20.00%) TDD
6 8 (17.78%) Kanban
6 8 (17.78%) OO
6 8 (17.78%) Scrum
7 6 (13.33%) E-Commerce
8 5 (11.11%) Android Development
9 3 (6.67%) BDD
9 3 (6.67%) MVC
10 2 (4.44%) Data Protection
10 2 (4.44%) Systems Analysis
11 1 (2.22%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (2.22%) Game Development
11 1 (2.22%) Gamification
11 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
11 1 (2.22%) Open Source
11 1 (2.22%) Push Notifications
Programming Languages
1 33 (73.33%) Apple Swift
2 23 (51.11%) Objective-C
3 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.44%) C
4 2 (4.44%) C++
4 2 (4.44%) Java
5 1 (2.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) Apple
2 1 (2.22%) Xamarin