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 25 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.

iOS Software Development
England / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 147 100
Rank change year-on-year +29 -47  
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 17 15 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.59% 0.40% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.49% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 27
Median daily rate £350 £410 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.63% +13.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £350 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 - £39.00

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 2349 3084 2925
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 81.00% 82.20% 78.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1388 1942 1710
Median daily rate £410 £415 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.20% +9.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 77 125
Median hourly rate £40.00 £29.25 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.75% -12.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £54.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 25 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 25 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 +16 11 £350 -9.67% 15
Cheshire +26 4 £450 - 2
Merseyside - 2 £356 - 1
iOS Development
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 34 (94.44%) Apple iOS
2 22 (61.11%) Apple Swift
3 21 (58.33%) Android
4 19 (52.78%) Mobile App
5 18 (50.00%) Objective-C
6 16 (44.44%) Android Development
7 14 (38.89%) HTML
8 10 (27.78%) Windows
8 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (27.78%) Scrum
9 9 (25.00%) Mobile Development
10 8 (22.22%) Git (software)
10 8 (22.22%) Xcode
11 7 (19.44%) HTML5
11 7 (19.44%) Xamarin
12 6 (16.67%) Cocoa
12 6 (16.67%) Java
12 6 (16.67%) C#
12 6 (16.67%) Web Services
12 6 (16.67%) XML
13 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
13 5 (13.89%) CSS
13 5 (13.89%) Mac OS X
13 5 (13.89%) Apple
13 5 (13.89%) Games
13 5 (13.89%) Finance
13 5 (13.89%) JSON
13 5 (13.89%) User Experience
13 5 (13.89%) Mobile Application Development
13 5 (13.89%) Greenfield Project

iOS Development
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 (2.78%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) GitHub
2 1 (2.78%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) MySQL
1 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 8 (22.22%) Xcode
2 4 (11.11%) Subversion
3 2 (5.56%) Jasmine
3 2 (5.56%) Mocha
4 1 (2.78%) Android Studio
4 1 (2.78%) CocoaPods
4 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
1 5 (13.89%) Games
2 3 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (94.44%) Developer
2 27 (75.00%) iOS Developer
3 10 (27.78%) Mobile Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Android Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Xamarin Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Applications Developer
5 5 (13.89%) iOS Android Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 3 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Objective-C Developer
7 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.78%) .NET Applications Developer
8 1 (2.78%) C# Application Developer
8 1 (2.78%) HTML Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Java Applications Developer
8 1 (2.78%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) HTML
2 7 (19.44%) HTML5
3 6 (16.67%) Cocoa
3 6 (16.67%) Web Services
3 6 (16.67%) XML
4 5 (13.89%) CSS
4 5 (13.89%) JSON
5 4 (11.11%) .NET
5 4 (11.11%) REST
5 4 (11.11%) SOAP
5 4 (11.11%) Xamarin.iOS
6 3 (8.33%) RESTful
6 3 (8.33%) XSLT
7 2 (5.56%) Cocoa Touch
7 2 (5.56%) HTML5 Canvas
7 2 (5.56%) Marmalade SDK
7 2 (5.56%) Pixi.js
7 2 (5.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 2 (5.56%) WebGL
8 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (52.78%) Mobile App
2 5 (13.89%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (13.89%) User Experience
3 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.56%) iPhone
3 2 (5.56%) Mobile Games
3 2 (5.56%) New Media
4 1 (2.78%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.78%) Life Science
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (94.44%) Apple iOS
2 21 (58.33%) Android
3 10 (27.78%) Windows
4 5 (13.89%) Mac OS X
5 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 4 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 3 (8.33%) Windows Phone
7 1 (2.78%) Linux
7 1 (2.78%) Unix
7 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Android Development
2 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.78%) Scrum
3 9 (25.00%) Mobile Development
4 5 (13.89%) Mobile Application Development
5 4 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 3 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.33%) MVC
6 3 (8.33%) TDD
7 2 (5.56%) BDD
7 2 (5.56%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (5.56%) High Availability
7 2 (5.56%) OO
7 2 (5.56%) OOP
7 2 (5.56%) Project Management
7 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.78%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) Apple Swift
2 18 (50.00%) Objective-C
3 6 (16.67%) C#
3 6 (16.67%) Java
4 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.33%) PHP
5 3 (8.33%) SQL
6 2 (5.56%) C++
7 1 (2.78%) ES6
7 1 (2.78%) Perl
7 1 (2.78%) Python
7 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Xamarin
2 5 (13.89%) Apple
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) Twitter
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