The table below looks at the statistics for Cocoa 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 over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Cocoa
Rank 187 189 182
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 13 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.36% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.79% 1.22% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 19
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£463 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.05% +3.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £300 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £250
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.20 - £22.66
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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
1641 1809 1879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.55% 29.55% 28.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1330 1400 1490
Average daily rate £425 £438 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +8.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 25
Average hourly rate £19.72 - £41.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 - £32.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 - £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -

Cocoa
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Cocoa Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Cocoa
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 across the City of London region.

Cocoa Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Cocoa
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cocoa across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Cocoa Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Cocoa
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Cocoa Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Cocoa 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.

1 22 (95.65%) Apple iOS
1 22 (95.65%) iOS Development
2 21 (91.30%) Objective-C
3 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (69.57%) Cocoa Touch
5 8 (34.78%) Xcode
6 7 (30.43%) OO
6 7 (30.43%) iOS SDK
7 6 (26.09%) Web Services
7 6 (26.09%) HTML
8 5 (21.74%) CSS
8 5 (21.74%) JSON
8 5 (21.74%) Android
8 5 (21.74%) iPhone
9 4 (17.39%) RESTful
9 4 (17.39%) OOP
9 4 (17.39%) Mac OS X
9 4 (17.39%) Apple
9 4 (17.39%) Mobile Development
9 4 (17.39%) Apple Swift
9 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
9 4 (17.39%) Android Development
10 3 (13.04%) iPad
10 3 (13.04%) HTTPS
10 3 (13.04%) XML
10 3 (13.04%) HTTP
10 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
10 3 (13.04%) Degree
11 2 (8.70%) Marketing
11 2 (8.70%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Cocoa 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) HTTPS
1 3 (13.04%) HTTP
2 2 (8.70%) VPN
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) Internet
3 1 (4.35%) NFC
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Xcode
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) Appium
3 1 (4.35%) CocoaPods
3 1 (4.35%) Android Studio
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) Mercurial
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 2 (8.70%) Marketing
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
2 18 (78.26%) iOS Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior iOS Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Android Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Mac Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Junior
5 1 (4.35%) Programmer
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Junior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (69.57%) Cocoa Touch
2 7 (30.43%) iOS SDK
3 6 (26.09%) Web Services
3 6 (26.09%) HTML
4 5 (21.74%) CSS
4 5 (21.74%) JSON
5 4 (17.39%) RESTful
6 3 (13.04%) XML
7 2 (8.70%) SOAP
7 2 (8.70%) HTML5
7 2 (8.70%) REST
7 2 (8.70%) Android SDK
8 1 (4.35%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (4.35%) UIKit
8 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
8 1 (4.35%) CSS3
8 1 (4.35%) WebKit
8 1 (4.35%) OpenGL
8 1 (4.35%) Core Animation
8 1 (4.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) iPhone
2 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
3 3 (13.04%) iPad
3 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.70%) User Experience
4 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
5 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
5 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
5 1 (4.35%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Apple iOS
2 5 (21.74%) Android
3 4 (17.39%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) iOS Development
2 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) OO
4 4 (17.39%) OOP
4 4 (17.39%) Mobile Development
4 4 (17.39%) Android Development
5 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Open Source
5 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.70%) MVC
6 1 (4.35%) Concurrent Programming
6 1 (4.35%) Memory Management
6 1 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (4.35%) CAD
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) SEO
6 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.35%) OOD
6 1 (4.35%) Online Marketing
6 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) Objective-C
2 4 (17.39%) Apple Swift
3 2 (8.70%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Apple
2 2 (8.70%) Google
2 2 (8.70%) Xamarin
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
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