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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa
Rank 178 193 177
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 18 9 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.14% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.08% 0.46% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 14
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£400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £18.75
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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
1665 1944 1810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.79% 29.23% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1343 1465 1400
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 24
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.60 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £77.50 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 2014.

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 December 2014, 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 32 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 32 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 31 (96.88%) Objective-C
3 23 (71.88%) Xcode
4 20 (62.50%) OO
5 18 (56.25%) Cocoa Touch
6 17 (53.13%) iPhone
7 16 (50.00%) JSON
7 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (43.75%) iOS SDK
9 12 (37.50%) XML
10 11 (34.38%) C++
10 11 (34.38%) RESTful
11 10 (31.25%) Web Services
12 8 (25.00%) iPad
13 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
13 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (21.88%) Computer Science
14 6 (18.75%) Subversion
14 6 (18.75%) Android
14 6 (18.75%) E-Commerce
14 6 (18.75%) HTTP
14 6 (18.75%) User Experience
15 5 (15.63%) Social Media
15 5 (15.63%) Apple
15 5 (15.63%) OOP
15 5 (15.63%) Web Design
15 5 (15.63%) Marketing
16 4 (12.50%) Mercurial
16 4 (12.50%) OOD

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 6 (18.75%) HTTP
2 2 (6.25%) VPN
2 2 (6.25%) HTTPS
2 2 (6.25%) Internet
2 2 (6.25%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 23 (71.88%) Xcode
2 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
3 6 (18.75%) Subversion
4 4 (12.50%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.13%) Android Studio
5 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 5 (15.63%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Publishing
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (100.00%) Developer
2 29 (90.63%) iOS Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Junior
3 3 (9.38%) Junior Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Junior iOS Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Mac Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Senior iOS Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) Cocoa Touch
2 16 (50.00%) JSON
3 14 (43.75%) iOS SDK
4 12 (37.50%) XML
5 11 (34.38%) RESTful
6 10 (31.25%) Web Services
7 2 (6.25%) UIKit
7 2 (6.25%) Xamarin.iOS
7 2 (6.25%) REST
7 2 (6.25%) Sencha Touch
7 2 (6.25%) HTML
7 2 (6.25%) SOAP
8 1 (3.13%) XSL
8 1 (3.13%) XML Schema
8 1 (3.13%) Protocol Buffers
8 1 (3.13%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 17 (53.13%) iPhone
2 8 (25.00%) iPad
3 7 (21.88%) Computer Science
4 6 (18.75%) User Experience
5 5 (15.63%) Social Media
6 3 (9.38%) Streaming Video
6 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
6 3 (9.38%) Video on Demand
7 2 (6.25%) N-Tier
7 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
7 2 (6.25%) DTV
8 1 (3.13%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
8 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (18.75%) Android
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Phone
3 3 (9.38%) Windows
4 2 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 20 (62.50%) OO
3 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (18.75%) E-Commerce
6 5 (15.63%) OOP
6 5 (15.63%) Web Design
7 4 (12.50%) OOD
8 3 (9.38%) Scrum
9 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
9 2 (6.25%) SOA
9 2 (6.25%) Multithreading
9 2 (6.25%) TDD
9 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (3.13%) Android Development
10 1 (3.13%) Automated Testing
10 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
10 1 (3.13%) OWASP
10 1 (3.13%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (96.88%) Objective-C
2 11 (34.38%) C++
3 4 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (3.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Apple
2 2 (6.25%) Sencha
2 2 (6.25%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.13%) Google
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