The first table below looks at the demand for Cocoa Touch skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cocoa Touch over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Birmingham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa Touch
Rank 52 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.72% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.89% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£501 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £293 £288
% change year-on-year
+36.75% +1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £22.66 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+48.05% -46.68%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
173 168 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.96% 27.72% 22.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 101 81
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Average hourly rate £27.50 £175.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.28% +446.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Cocoa Touch
West Midlands

Cocoa Touch
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cocoa Touch across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Cocoa Touch Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Cocoa Touch
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch across the Birmingham region.

Cocoa Touch Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Cocoa Touch
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Cocoa Touch also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cocoa Touch.

1 6 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 6 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 6 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Memory Management
2 5 (83.33%) SAP
2 5 (83.33%) OOP
2 5 (83.33%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) iPhone
3 1 (16.67%) iPad
3 1 (16.67%) Apple
3 1 (16.67%) Xcode
3 1 (16.67%) iOS SDK
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Development

Cocoa Touch
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Cocoa Touch also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cocoa Touch. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Architect
1 5 (83.33%) Mobility Architect
2 4 (66.67%) SAP Architect
3 1 (16.67%) iPhone Developer
3 1 (16.67%) iPad Developer
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Cocoa
2 1 (16.67%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) iPhone
1 1 (16.67%) iPad
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) OOP
1 5 (83.33%) OO
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
1 5 (83.33%) Memory Management
2 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Apple