The table below looks at the statistics for Cocoa Touch skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cocoa Touch over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa Touch
Rank 196 219 204
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -15
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 7 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.11% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% 0.38% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 14
Average daily rate
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£325 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1758 2089 2130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.81% 29.52% 27.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1325 1581 1631
Average daily rate £420 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 10
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.49 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.92% -6.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Cocoa Touch
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Cocoa Touch Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Cocoa Touch
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Cocoa Touch Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Cocoa Touch
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 20 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 20 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 20 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 19 (95.00%) Objective-C
3 12 (60.00%) OO
3 12 (60.00%) iOS SDK
4 11 (55.00%) iPhone
5 8 (40.00%) Subversion
5 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (35.00%) XML
6 7 (35.00%) OOP
6 7 (35.00%) Xcode
6 7 (35.00%) JSON
7 6 (30.00%) QA
7 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
7 6 (30.00%) Web Services
8 5 (25.00%) Apple
8 5 (25.00%) Android
8 5 (25.00%) REST
8 5 (25.00%) Mobile App
9 4 (20.00%) HTML5
9 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
9 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (20.00%) Mercurial
9 4 (20.00%) Degree
9 4 (20.00%) Project Management
9 4 (20.00%) PowerHouse
9 4 (20.00%) HTTP
9 4 (20.00%) MVC
9 4 (20.00%) SQL

Cocoa Touch
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) HTTP
2 3 (15.00%) VoIP
3 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MySQL
2 3 (15.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Subversion
2 7 (35.00%) Xcode
3 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (20.00%) Mercurial
5 1 (5.00%) JIRA
5 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (10.00%) Banking
1 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
1 20 (100.00%) iOS Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Lead Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior iOS Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Android Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) Cocoa
2 12 (60.00%) iOS SDK
3 7 (35.00%) JSON
3 7 (35.00%) XML
4 6 (30.00%) Web Services
5 5 (25.00%) REST
6 4 (20.00%) HTML5
6 4 (20.00%) HTML
7 3 (15.00%) SOAP
7 3 (15.00%) jQuery
7 3 (15.00%) Ajax
7 3 (15.00%) UIKit
8 2 (10.00%) RESTful
9 1 (5.00%) Core Animation
9 1 (5.00%) CSS
9 1 (5.00%) Xamarin.iOS
9 1 (5.00%) CSS3
9 1 (5.00%) Sencha Touch
9 1 (5.00%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) iPhone
2 5 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (15.00%) Social Media
5 2 (10.00%) iPad
5 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
6 1 (5.00%) Streaming Video
6 1 (5.00%) Cryptography
6 1 (5.00%) Animation
6 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
6 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (25.00%) Android
3 2 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 12 (60.00%) OO
3 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (35.00%) OOP
5 4 (20.00%) OOD
5 4 (20.00%) Project Management
5 4 (20.00%) MVC
5 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (15.00%) Multithreading
6 3 (15.00%) Time Management
6 3 (15.00%) Information Architecture
6 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (10.00%) TDD
7 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 1 (5.00%) Scrum
8 1 (5.00%) SOA
8 1 (5.00%) Memory Management
8 1 (5.00%) Web Application Development
8 1 (5.00%) User Stories
8 1 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) Objective-C
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) PowerHouse
3 3 (15.00%) C++
3 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.00%) PHP
4 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (5.00%) Sencha
2 1 (5.00%) Facebook