Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 194 148
Rank change year-on-year +44 -46 +14
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 53 38 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.93% 0.56% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.67% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 30 67
North West median daily rate £355 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.47% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £312 £336 £293
90th Percentile £469 £489 £451
England median daily rate £445 £425 £414
% change year-on-year +4.71% +2.72% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £33.54 £36.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -6.83% +16.13% -31.11%

iOS Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4619 5702 6982
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.18% 83.75% 81.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2959 3672 4232
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £588 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 167 284
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -27.92% +74.40%
10th Percentile £11.52 £11.85 £12.40
90th Percentile £52.70 £53.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

iOS Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing iOS Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 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 +32 41 £360 -15.29% 17
Cheshire +10 7 £425 - 8
Merseyside - 4 £325 - 5
Lancashire - 1 £350 -
iOS Development
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 52 (98.11%) Apple iOS
2 31 (58.49%) Apple Swift
3 27 (50.94%) Mobile App
4 22 (41.51%) Objective-C
5 21 (39.62%) Android
6 16 (30.19%) Android Development
7 15 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (28.30%) Apple
8 13 (24.53%) Xcode
9 12 (22.64%) Mobile Development
10 11 (20.75%) User Experience
10 11 (20.75%) JSON
10 11 (20.75%) Unit Testing
10 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
11 9 (16.98%) OO
11 9 (16.98%) E-Commerce
12 8 (15.09%) HTML
12 8 (15.09%) Scrum
12 8 (15.09%) TDD
12 8 (15.09%) Kanban
12 8 (15.09%) Xamarin
12 8 (15.09%) Greenfield Project
13 7 (13.21%) Cocoa
13 7 (13.21%) Web Services
14 6 (11.32%) CSS
14 6 (11.32%) Windows
14 6 (11.32%) Retail
14 6 (11.32%) Git (software)
14 6 (11.32%) iOS SDK
15 5 (9.43%) Xamarin.iOS

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 2 (3.77%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (3.77%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) HTTP
1 2 (3.77%) HTTPS
1 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (24.53%) Xcode
2 6 (11.32%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.55%) Subversion
4 2 (3.77%) JUnit
5 1 (1.89%) Ant
5 1 (1.89%) CocoaPods
5 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.89%) Maven
5 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (11.32%) Retail
2 4 (7.55%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Legal
4 2 (3.77%) Games
5 1 (1.89%) Finance
5 1 (1.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (96.23%) Developer
2 42 (79.25%) iOS Developer
3 7 (13.21%) Applications Developer
3 7 (13.21%) Mobile Developer
3 7 (13.21%) Xamarin Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Android Developer
4 6 (11.32%) iOS Android Developer
5 2 (3.77%) Core Java Developer
5 2 (3.77%) Java Developer
5 2 (3.77%) Java Programmer
5 2 (3.77%) Junior
5 2 (3.77%) Junior Developer
5 2 (3.77%) Programmer
5 2 (3.77%) Senior Developer
5 2 (3.77%) Senior iOS Developer
6 1 (1.89%) Applications Support
6 1 (1.89%) Games Developer
6 1 (1.89%) GUI Programmer
6 1 (1.89%) Lead Developer
6 1 (1.89%) Mobile Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.75%) JSON
2 8 (15.09%) HTML
3 7 (13.21%) Cocoa
3 7 (13.21%) Web Services
4 6 (11.32%) CSS
4 6 (11.32%) iOS SDK
5 5 (9.43%) Xamarin.iOS
6 4 (7.55%) .NET
6 4 (7.55%) REST
6 4 (7.55%) XSLT
7 3 (5.66%) SOAP
7 3 (5.66%) XML
8 2 (3.77%) Cocoa Touch
8 2 (3.77%) J2SE
8 2 (3.77%) Java ME
9 1 (1.89%) Core Data
9 1 (1.89%) PhoneGap
9 1 (1.89%) ReactiveX
9 1 (1.89%) RxSwift
9 1 (1.89%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 27 (50.94%) Mobile App
2 11 (20.75%) User Experience
3 8 (15.09%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (5.66%) iPad
4 3 (5.66%) iPhone
5 2 (3.77%) STB
6 1 (1.89%) Animation
6 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.89%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.89%) Mobile Games
6 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 52 (98.11%) Apple iOS
2 21 (39.62%) Android
3 6 (11.32%) Windows
4 3 (5.66%) Linux
5 2 (3.77%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.77%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.19%) Android Development
2 15 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (22.64%) Mobile Development
4 11 (20.75%) Unit Testing
5 9 (16.98%) E-Commerce
5 9 (16.98%) OO
6 8 (15.09%) Kanban
6 8 (15.09%) Scrum
6 8 (15.09%) TDD
7 3 (5.66%) BDD
7 3 (5.66%) MVC
8 2 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.77%) OOD
8 2 (3.77%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (1.89%) Data Protection
9 1 (1.89%) Game Development
9 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.89%) Open Source
9 1 (1.89%) Performance Testing
9 1 (1.89%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 31 (58.49%) Apple Swift
2 22 (41.51%) Objective-C
3 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.43%) C#
5 3 (5.66%) C
5 3 (5.66%) C++
5 3 (5.66%) Java
6 2 (3.77%) SQL
7 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) Apple
2 8 (15.09%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft