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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Cocoa
London / City of London
Rank 153 140 180
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +40
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 4 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.13% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 0.41% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 7
Median daily rate £550 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £525 £350
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -

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
1070 984 1525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.61% 32.13% 30.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 888 818 1227
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Median hourly rate - £52.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +169.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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
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 18 January 2017, 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 25 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 25 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 25 (100.00%) Apple Swift
2 24 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (84.00%) Objective-C
4 20 (80.00%) TDD
4 20 (80.00%) Scrum
5 16 (64.00%) Unit Testing
6 15 (60.00%) REST
6 15 (60.00%) Web Services
7 13 (52.00%) Git (software)
7 13 (52.00%) RESTful
8 11 (44.00%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (44.00%) Cocoa Touch
8 11 (44.00%) SOAP
9 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
9 10 (40.00%) SQL
9 10 (40.00%) MySQL
9 10 (40.00%) Mobile App
9 10 (40.00%) User Experience
9 10 (40.00%) SQLite
9 10 (40.00%) Test Automation
9 10 (40.00%) CouchDB
9 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (40.00%) MongoDB
9 10 (40.00%) Azure SQL Database
9 10 (40.00%) Progressive Enhancement
9 10 (40.00%) TestFlight
10 9 (36.00%) iPad
10 9 (36.00%) iPhone

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (40.00%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Internet
2 2 (8.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 10 (40.00%) CouchDB
1 10 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 10 (40.00%) MySQL
1 10 (40.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (24.00%) Xcode
3 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (16.00%) JIRA
4 3 (12.00%) Calabash
4 3 (12.00%) Hudson
4 3 (12.00%) Maven
4 3 (12.00%) Subversion
5 1 (4.00%) Bitbucket
General
1 3 (12.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (96.00%) Developer
1 24 (96.00%) iOS Developer
2 13 (52.00%) Senior Developer
2 13 (52.00%) Senior iOS Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Objective-C Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Android Developer
4 1 (4.00%) iOS Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) REST
1 15 (60.00%) Web Services
2 13 (52.00%) RESTful
3 11 (44.00%) Cocoa Touch
3 11 (44.00%) SOAP
4 4 (16.00%) HTML
4 4 (16.00%) HTML5
4 4 (16.00%) JSON
5 3 (12.00%) CSS
5 3 (12.00%) CSS3
5 3 (12.00%) XML
6 2 (8.00%) iOS SDK
7 1 (4.00%) Core Data
7 1 (4.00%) jQuery
7 1 (4.00%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Mobile App
1 10 (40.00%) User Experience
2 9 (36.00%) iPad
2 9 (36.00%) iPhone
3 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (8.00%) Digital Media
6 1 (4.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (16.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 24 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (80.00%) Scrum
3 20 (80.00%) TDD
4 16 (64.00%) Unit Testing
5 11 (44.00%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (40.00%) Progressive Enhancement
6 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
6 10 (40.00%) Test Automation
7 9 (36.00%) E-Commerce
7 9 (36.00%) OO
7 9 (36.00%) Pair Programming
8 7 (28.00%) BDD
9 6 (24.00%) Disruptive Innovation
9 6 (24.00%) Mobile Development
9 6 (24.00%) OOD
10 4 (16.00%) Android Development
11 3 (12.00%) API Design
11 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
11 3 (12.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Apple Swift
2 21 (84.00%) Objective-C
3 10 (40.00%) SQL
4 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.00%) Java
6 2 (8.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Apple