The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Salford with a requirement for Apple iOS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Apple iOS over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple iOS
Manchester / Salford
Rank 15 18 6
Rank change year-on-year +3 -12  
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 8 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 10.39% 2.38% 13.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.24% 11.11% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
Median daily rate £425 £400 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +26.98%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £345
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £25.70
% change year-on-year +8.57% -31.90%  

Apple iOS is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Salford with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Salford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 33 9 5
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Salford 42.86% 21.43% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 8 2
Median daily rate £425 £425 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +34.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Apple iOS
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Salford citing Apple iOS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Apple iOS in Salford

Apple iOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Apple iOS in Salford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple iOS in Salford

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Apple iOS 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 Salford region with a requirement for Apple iOS.

1 11 (91.67%) HTML
1 11 (91.67%) HTML5
2 10 (83.33%) Android
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (75.00%) Games
4 8 (66.67%) BDD
5 7 (58.33%) Apache Cordova
5 7 (58.33%) React
5 7 (58.33%) Scrum
5 7 (58.33%) TDD
6 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (50.00%) Mobile App
7 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
7 5 (41.67%) Finance
8 4 (33.33%) Kanban
9 3 (25.00%) Node.js
9 3 (25.00%) ES6
9 3 (25.00%) iOS Development
9 3 (25.00%) Project Management
9 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
9 3 (25.00%) Objective-C
10 2 (16.67%) QA
10 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
10 2 (16.67%) C#
10 2 (16.67%) OOP
10 2 (16.67%) ECMAScript
10 2 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (16.67%) User Experience
10 2 (16.67%) webpack

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills in Salford 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 (8.33%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Babel
1 2 (16.67%) webpack
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Mocha
General
1 9 (75.00%) Games
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) iOS Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Application Development Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Application Development Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Development Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Development Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) HTML
1 11 (91.67%) HTML5
2 7 (58.33%) Apache Cordova
2 7 (58.33%) React
3 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
4 3 (25.00%) Node.js
5 2 (16.67%) Ember.js
5 2 (16.67%) React Native
6 1 (8.33%) HTML5 Canvas
6 1 (8.33%) Pixi.js
6 1 (8.33%) Web Services
6 1 (8.33%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (16.67%) New Media
2 2 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) BDD
3 7 (58.33%) Scrum
3 7 (58.33%) TDD
4 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (33.33%) Kanban
6 3 (25.00%) iOS Development
6 3 (25.00%) Project Management
6 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Game Development
7 2 (16.67%) OOP
7 2 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Android Development
8 1 (8.33%) Content Management
8 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
8 1 (8.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) ES6
2 3 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) ECMAScript
4 1 (8.33%) Apple Swift
4 1 (8.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA