The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for iOS Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iOS Development over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
iOS Software Development
England / North West
Rank 118 139 128
Rank change year-on-year +21 -11  
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 19 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.74% 0.50% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.60% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 12
Median daily rate £400 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.38% +6.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £339 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £38.75 £45.60
% change year-on-year -4.51% -15.02%  

iOS Development is in the process and methodology 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 process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2110 3146 2752
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 82.42% 82.42% 78.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1335 1901 1508
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 126 127
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

iOS Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing iOS Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for iOS Development in the North West

iOS Development
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 Development in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for iOS Development in the North West

iOS Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing iOS Development in the North West over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iOS Development in the North West

iOS Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing iOS Development in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for iOS Development in the North West

iOS Development
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 Development within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 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 +26 12 £400 +14.28% 17
Cheshire +25 6 £375 +0.67% 2
Merseyside 0 1 - - 1
iOS Development
England

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing iOS Development 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 iOS Development.

1 31 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 21 (67.74%) Objective-C
3 19 (61.29%) Apple Swift
4 17 (54.84%) Android
5 16 (51.61%) Mobile App
6 12 (38.71%) Android Development
7 10 (32.26%) Java
8 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
9 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
9 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (25.81%) Xcode
9 8 (25.81%) Mobile Development
10 7 (22.58%) Mobile Application Development
10 7 (22.58%) Cocoa
11 6 (19.35%) HTML
11 6 (19.35%) Windows
11 6 (19.35%) Scrum
11 6 (19.35%) Cocoa Touch
12 5 (16.13%) CocoaPods
12 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
12 5 (16.13%) Games
12 5 (16.13%) Mac OS X
12 5 (16.13%) HTML5
12 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (12.90%) iPhone
13 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
13 4 (12.90%) SQLite
13 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
13 4 (12.90%) Finance
13 4 (12.90%) .NET

iOS Development
Top Related 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 (3.23%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) TestFlight
2 2 (6.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
1 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
1 4 (12.90%) SQLite
2 2 (6.45%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
1 8 (25.81%) Xcode
2 5 (16.13%) CocoaPods
2 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.90%) Android Studio
4 2 (6.45%) Jasmine
4 2 (6.45%) Mocha
5 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 5 (16.13%) Games
2 4 (12.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (96.77%) Developer
2 26 (83.87%) iOS Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Mobile Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Android Developer
4 6 (19.35%) iOS Android Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Java Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Objective-C Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Applications Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Java Android Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Java Applications Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Java Mobile Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 2 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Xamarin Developer
7 1 (3.23%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) Cocoa
2 6 (19.35%) Cocoa Touch
2 6 (19.35%) HTML
3 5 (16.13%) HTML5
4 4 (12.90%) .NET
5 3 (9.68%) CSS
5 3 (9.68%) JSON
5 3 (9.68%) Web Services
6 2 (6.45%) HTML5 Canvas
6 2 (6.45%) Pixi.js
6 2 (6.45%) REST
6 2 (6.45%) RESTful
6 2 (6.45%) WebGL
6 2 (6.45%) XML
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (3.23%) CSS3
7 1 (3.23%) Ember.js
7 1 (3.23%) MvvmCross
7 1 (3.23%) Node.js
7 1 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (51.61%) Mobile App
2 4 (12.90%) iPhone
2 4 (12.90%) User Experience
3 2 (6.45%) New Media
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 17 (54.84%) Android
3 6 (19.35%) Windows
4 5 (16.13%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.23%) Linux
5 1 (3.23%) Unix
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Android Development
2 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) Mobile Development
3 7 (22.58%) Mobile Application Development
4 6 (19.35%) Scrum
5 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (12.90%) Change Control
6 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
6 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
7 3 (9.68%) BDD
7 3 (9.68%) OO
7 3 (9.68%) Project Management
7 3 (9.68%) TDD
8 2 (6.45%) Game Development
8 2 (6.45%) High Availability
8 2 (6.45%) OOP
8 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.23%) API Integration
9 1 (3.23%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) Objective-C
2 19 (61.29%) Apple Swift
3 10 (32.26%) Java
4 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.68%) C#
5 3 (9.68%) PHP
6 1 (3.23%) ES6
6 1 (3.23%) Perl
6 1 (3.23%) Python
6 1 (3.23%) Ruby
6 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Xamarin
2 1 (3.23%) Apple
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) Twitter