The median contractor rate for a iOS Developer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 144 141
Rank change year-on-year +28 -3  
Contract jobs requiring an iOS Developer 15 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.58% 0.44% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.46% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 8
Median daily rate £388 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £337 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £395 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £38.75 £39.90
% change year-on-year -4.51% -2.88%  

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

Contract IT Job Roles
North West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2470 3668 3404
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 94.96% 94.29% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1542 2190 1781
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 171 209
Median hourly rate £16.50 £24.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.25% +26.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.97 £48.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

iOS Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured iOS Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 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 +19 10 £375 +7.14% 13
Cheshire +32 4 £400 +6.66% 1
Merseyside +1 1 - -
iOS Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 27 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 26 (96.30%) iOS Development
3 19 (70.37%) Objective-C
4 17 (62.96%) Apple Swift
5 13 (48.15%) Mobile App
5 13 (48.15%) Android
6 8 (29.63%) Xcode
6 8 (29.63%) Java
6 8 (29.63%) Mobile Development
7 7 (25.93%) Android Development
7 7 (25.93%) Cocoa
8 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
8 6 (22.22%) Cocoa Touch
8 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
9 5 (18.52%) CocoaPods
9 5 (18.52%) Windows
9 5 (18.52%) Mac OS X
9 5 (18.52%) Games
9 5 (18.52%) Scrum
9 5 (18.52%) HTML
9 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
9 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (14.81%) iPhone
10 4 (14.81%) SQLite
10 4 (14.81%) HTML5
10 4 (14.81%) Mobile Application Development
10 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
10 4 (14.81%) Android Studio
10 4 (14.81%) Change Control

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
1 4 (14.81%) SQLite
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Xcode
2 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 5 (18.52%) CocoaPods
3 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
4 4 (14.81%) Android Studio
5 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 5 (18.52%) Games
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) Cocoa
2 6 (22.22%) Cocoa Touch
3 5 (18.52%) HTML
4 4 (14.81%) HTML5
5 2 (7.41%) CSS
5 2 (7.41%) JSON
5 2 (7.41%) REST
5 2 (7.41%) RESTful
5 2 (7.41%) Web Services
5 2 (7.41%) XML
6 1 (3.70%) .NET
6 1 (3.70%) CSS3
6 1 (3.70%) SOAP
6 1 (3.70%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) Mobile App
2 4 (14.81%) iPhone
2 4 (14.81%) User Experience
3 2 (7.41%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 13 (48.15%) Android
3 5 (18.52%) Mac OS X
3 5 (18.52%) Windows
4 1 (3.70%) Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Unix
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (96.30%) iOS Development
2 8 (29.63%) Mobile Development
3 7 (25.93%) Android Development
4 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (18.52%) Scrum
6 4 (14.81%) Change Control
6 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
6 4 (14.81%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (11.11%) BDD
7 3 (11.11%) Project Management
8 2 (7.41%) Game Development
8 2 (7.41%) OOP
8 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.70%) API Integration
9 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
9 1 (3.70%) OO
9 1 (3.70%) Service Design
9 1 (3.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) Objective-C
2 17 (62.96%) Apple Swift
3 8 (29.63%) Java
4 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Xamarin
2 1 (3.70%) Apple
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