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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Cocoa
Rank 200 178 206
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +28
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 8 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.36% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 1.22% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 17
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £33.55 £22.66
% change year-on-year
-7.60% +48.05%
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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
1774 1716 2143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.30% 29.57% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1443 1288 1635
Average daily rate £450 £438 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 21
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.02 £16.00 £28.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 18 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 18 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 17 (94.44%) Objective-C
3 12 (66.67%) Cocoa Touch
4 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (33.33%) HTML
6 5 (27.78%) CSS
6 5 (27.78%) Xcode
6 5 (27.78%) Mobile App
6 5 (27.78%) Android
7 4 (22.22%) Web Services
7 4 (22.22%) Android Development
7 4 (22.22%) Apple Swift
8 3 (16.67%) HTML5
8 3 (16.67%) RESTful
8 3 (16.67%) JSON
8 3 (16.67%) iOS SDK
9 2 (11.11%) Open Source
9 2 (11.11%) CSS3
9 2 (11.11%) User Experience
9 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
9 2 (11.11%) Marketing
9 2 (11.11%) Degree
9 2 (11.11%) NFC
9 2 (11.11%) iPhone
9 2 (11.11%) iPad
9 2 (11.11%) Google
9 2 (11.11%) XML
9 2 (11.11%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) NFC
2 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Xcode
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Appium
General
1 2 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (94.44%) iOS Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Android Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior iOS Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) Cocoa Touch
2 6 (33.33%) HTML
3 5 (27.78%) CSS
4 4 (22.22%) Web Services
5 3 (16.67%) JSON
5 3 (16.67%) RESTful
5 3 (16.67%) HTML5
5 3 (16.67%) iOS SDK
6 2 (11.11%) CSS3
6 2 (11.11%) Android SDK
6 2 (11.11%) XML
6 2 (11.11%) SOAP
7 1 (5.56%) OpenGL
7 1 (5.56%) Core Animation
7 1 (5.56%) jQuery
7 1 (5.56%) Mason
7 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.56%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.11%) User Experience
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) iPhone
2 2 (11.11%) iPad
3 1 (5.56%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (27.78%) Android
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Android Development
4 2 (11.11%) Open Source
5 1 (5.56%) Memory Management
5 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (5.56%) Mobile Development
5 1 (5.56%) OO
5 1 (5.56%) CRM
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.56%) CAD
5 1 (5.56%) MVC
5 1 (5.56%) SEO
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Pay per click
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) Objective-C
2 4 (22.22%) Apple Swift
3 2 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Google
2 1 (5.56%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) Apple
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