The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 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 City of London 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa Touch
Rank 206 185 217
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +32
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 4 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.062% 0.19% 0.087%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.68% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 7
Average daily rate £370 £403 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.07% +10.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1905 1752 1962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.52% 28.11% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1431 1391 1421
Average daily rate £425 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 18
Average hourly rate £41.00 £97.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.94% +267.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £25.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £135.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Cocoa Touch
London

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 April 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 6 (100.00%) Cocoa
2 5 (83.33%) Apple iOS
2 5 (83.33%) Objective-C
2 5 (83.33%) iOS Development
3 4 (66.67%) Xcode
4 3 (50.00%) iPhone
4 3 (50.00%) iOS SDK
5 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (33.33%) QA
5 2 (33.33%) HTML5
5 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) CSS
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) OOP
5 2 (33.33%) OO
5 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
5 2 (33.33%) Project Management
5 2 (33.33%) Android
5 2 (33.33%) CSS3
5 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone
6 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (16.67%) Android SDK
6 1 (16.67%) Android Development
6 1 (16.67%) PhoneGap
6 1 (16.67%) WebKit
6 1 (16.67%) Sencha Touch
6 1 (16.67%) Facebook

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Xcode
2 1 (16.67%) PhoneGap
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) iOS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Android Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Cocoa
2 3 (50.00%) iOS SDK
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) Android SDK
4 1 (16.67%) WebKit
4 1 (16.67%) Sencha Touch
4 1 (16.67%) Sass
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) Xamarin.iOS
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) iPhone
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) iOS Development
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) OOP
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (16.67%) Android Development
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Objective-C
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Facebook
1 1 (16.67%) Sencha