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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cocoa over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Cocoa
Rank 149 176 197
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +21
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 23 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.67% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.93% 0.88% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 12
Median daily rate £475 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £570 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.17% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.00 £33.55
% change year-on-year
- -7.60%
Cocoa
London

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
1194 1469 1736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.97% 31.10% 29.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1002 1217 1322
Median daily rate £450 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 10
Median hourly rate £54.25 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.98% -22.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Cocoa
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Cocoa as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 September 2016.

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 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cocoa 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 City of London region with a requirement for Cocoa.

1 34 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 34 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 32 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (94.12%) Apple Swift
3 30 (88.24%) Objective-C
4 23 (67.65%) Scrum
4 23 (67.65%) TDD
5 21 (61.76%) Cocoa Touch
5 21 (61.76%) Unit Testing
5 21 (61.76%) REST
6 20 (58.82%) Mobile App
6 20 (58.82%) Web Services
7 17 (50.00%) Git (software)
8 16 (47.06%) SOAP
9 14 (41.18%) SQL
9 14 (41.18%) MySQL
9 14 (41.18%) CouchDB
9 14 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (41.18%) MongoDB
9 14 (41.18%) Azure SQL Database
9 14 (41.18%) Progressive Enhancement
9 14 (41.18%) Test Automation
9 14 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (41.18%) SQLite
9 14 (41.18%) Software Engineering
9 14 (41.18%) TestFlight
10 13 (38.24%) User Experience
10 13 (38.24%) RESTful
11 12 (35.29%) Apple
12 11 (32.35%) E-Commerce

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Cloud Services
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (41.18%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Internet
2 2 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) Azure SQL Database
1 14 (41.18%) CouchDB
1 14 (41.18%) MongoDB
1 14 (41.18%) MySQL
1 14 (41.18%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (17.65%) Xcode
3 3 (8.82%) Calabash
3 3 (8.82%) Hudson
3 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.82%) JIRA
3 3 (8.82%) Maven
3 3 (8.82%) Subversion
General
1 3 (8.82%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (97.06%) Developer
1 33 (97.06%) iOS Developer
2 17 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 17 (50.00%) Senior iOS Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Objective-C Developer
4 1 (2.94%) Digital Developer
4 1 (2.94%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (61.76%) Cocoa Touch
1 21 (61.76%) REST
2 20 (58.82%) Web Services
3 16 (47.06%) SOAP
4 13 (38.24%) RESTful
5 6 (17.65%) Core Data
5 6 (17.65%) HTML
6 5 (14.71%) HTML5
6 5 (14.71%) JSON
6 5 (14.71%) XML
7 4 (11.76%) Core Animation
7 4 (11.76%) CSS
8 3 (8.82%) CSS3
9 2 (5.88%) Ajax
9 2 (5.88%) iOS SDK
9 2 (5.88%) jQuery
9 2 (5.88%) UIKit
10 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (58.82%) Mobile App
2 13 (38.24%) User Experience
3 9 (26.47%) iPad
3 9 (26.47%) iPhone
4 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
5 4 (11.76%) Animation
5 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (5.88%) Digital Media
7 1 (2.94%) Fintech
7 1 (2.94%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (8.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 32 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (67.65%) Scrum
3 23 (67.65%) TDD
4 21 (61.76%) Unit Testing
5 14 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (41.18%) Progressive Enhancement
5 14 (41.18%) Software Engineering
5 14 (41.18%) Test Automation
6 11 (32.35%) E-Commerce
6 11 (32.35%) Mobile Development
7 10 (29.41%) OO
8 9 (26.47%) Pair Programming
9 6 (17.65%) BDD
9 6 (17.65%) Disruptive Innovation
9 6 (17.65%) OOD
10 3 (8.82%) Android Development
10 3 (8.82%) API Design
10 3 (8.82%) High Availability
10 3 (8.82%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (94.12%) Apple Swift
2 30 (88.24%) Objective-C
3 14 (41.18%) SQL
4 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.76%) PHP
6 2 (5.88%) C#
6 2 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Apple