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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Cocoa
Rank 183 206 164
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -42
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 13 2 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.034% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.83% 0.12% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 16
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.06% -16.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £333 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £333 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cocoa
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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
1565 1724 1722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.83% 29.15% 30.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1272 1288 1369
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 19
Average hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +114.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.96 £22.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £147.50 £82.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 27 (96.43%) Apple iOS
1 27 (96.43%) iOS Development
2 26 (92.86%) Objective-C
3 18 (64.29%) Cocoa Touch
3 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (64.29%) Xcode
3 18 (64.29%) OO
4 15 (53.57%) iPhone
5 12 (42.86%) iOS SDK
6 10 (35.71%) JSON
7 9 (32.14%) C++
7 9 (32.14%) XML
8 8 (28.57%) Web Services
8 8 (28.57%) iPad
9 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
9 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
10 6 (21.43%) RESTful
10 6 (21.43%) Subversion
10 6 (21.43%) E-Commerce
10 6 (21.43%) HTTP
10 6 (21.43%) User Experience
11 5 (17.86%) Social Media
11 5 (17.86%) Apple
11 5 (17.86%) Web Design
11 5 (17.86%) Marketing
12 4 (14.29%) Android
12 4 (14.29%) Mercurial
12 4 (14.29%) OOP
12 4 (14.29%) OOD
13 3 (10.71%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) HTTP
2 3 (10.71%) HTTPS
3 2 (7.14%) VPN
3 2 (7.14%) Internet
3 2 (7.14%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 18 (64.29%) Xcode
2 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (21.43%) Subversion
4 4 (14.29%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.57%) Selenium
5 1 (3.57%) Android Studio
5 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (17.86%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Publishing
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (96.43%) Developer
2 24 (85.71%) iOS Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Mac Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Programmer
4 1 (3.57%) Lead Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Junior
4 1 (3.57%) Junior Programmer
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (64.29%) Cocoa Touch
2 12 (42.86%) iOS SDK
3 10 (35.71%) JSON
4 9 (32.14%) XML
5 8 (28.57%) Web Services
6 6 (21.43%) RESTful
7 2 (7.14%) UIKit
7 2 (7.14%) REST
7 2 (7.14%) Sencha Touch
7 2 (7.14%) Xamarin.iOS
7 2 (7.14%) SOAP
8 1 (3.57%) XSL
8 1 (3.57%) CSS
8 1 (3.57%) HTML
8 1 (3.57%) XML Schema
8 1 (3.57%) WebKit
8 1 (3.57%) Protocol Buffers
8 1 (3.57%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 15 (53.57%) iPhone
2 8 (28.57%) iPad
3 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (21.43%) User Experience
5 5 (17.86%) Social Media
6 3 (10.71%) Streaming Video
6 3 (10.71%) Video on Demand
6 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
7 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
7 2 (7.14%) N-Tier
8 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
8 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
8 1 (3.57%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 27 (96.43%) Apple iOS
2 4 (14.29%) Android
3 3 (10.71%) Windows
3 3 (10.71%) Mac OS X
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (96.43%) iOS Development
2 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (64.29%) OO
3 6 (21.43%) E-Commerce
4 5 (17.86%) Web Design
5 4 (14.29%) OOP
5 4 (14.29%) OOD
6 3 (10.71%) Scrum
6 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
7 2 (7.14%) TDD
7 2 (7.14%) SOA
7 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.57%) MVC
8 1 (3.57%) Project Management
8 1 (3.57%) Automated Testing
8 1 (3.57%) OWASP
8 1 (3.57%) Multithreading
8 1 (3.57%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (92.86%) Objective-C
2 9 (32.14%) C++
3 3 (10.71%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Apple
2 2 (7.14%) Sencha
2 2 (7.14%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.57%) Google
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