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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Cocoa
Rank 174 199 178
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -21
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 10 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.017% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.64% 0.059% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £476 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.87% +18.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £476 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £476 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.92% +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
1571 1699 1608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.59% 29.29% 28.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1261 1244 1281
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 19
Average hourly rate £27.37 £41.00 £37.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.24% +9.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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
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 27 February 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 22 (95.65%) Apple iOS
1 22 (95.65%) iOS Development
2 21 (91.30%) Objective-C
3 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (69.57%) Xcode
5 14 (60.87%) OO
5 14 (60.87%) Cocoa Touch
6 11 (47.83%) iPhone
7 8 (34.78%) iOS SDK
7 8 (34.78%) C++
8 7 (30.43%) Web Services
8 7 (30.43%) iPad
8 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
9 6 (26.09%) JSON
9 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
9 6 (26.09%) User Experience
10 5 (21.74%) XML
10 5 (21.74%) Marketing
10 5 (21.74%) Web Design
10 5 (21.74%) Social Media
11 4 (17.39%) RESTful
11 4 (17.39%) Android
11 4 (17.39%) OOP
11 4 (17.39%) Apple
12 3 (13.04%) Scrum
12 3 (13.04%) HTTPS
12 3 (13.04%) Mac OS X
12 3 (13.04%) Windows
12 3 (13.04%) HTTP
12 3 (13.04%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) HTTP
1 3 (13.04%) HTTPS
2 2 (8.70%) Internet
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) VPN
Development Applications
1 16 (69.57%) Xcode
2 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.70%) Subversion
4 1 (4.35%) Selenium
4 1 (4.35%) Mercurial
4 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.35%) Android Studio
General
1 5 (21.74%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
2 19 (82.61%) iOS Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Mac Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Junior
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Programmer
4 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Junior Programmer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) Cocoa Touch
2 8 (34.78%) iOS SDK
3 7 (30.43%) Web Services
4 6 (26.09%) JSON
5 5 (21.74%) XML
6 4 (17.39%) RESTful
7 2 (8.70%) Xamarin.iOS
7 2 (8.70%) REST
7 2 (8.70%) SOAP
7 2 (8.70%) Sencha Touch
7 2 (8.70%) UIKit
8 1 (4.35%) Protocol Buffers
8 1 (4.35%) Android SDK
8 1 (4.35%) WebKit
8 1 (4.35%) HTML
8 1 (4.35%) CSS
8 1 (4.35%) XSL
8 1 (4.35%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) iPhone
2 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
2 7 (30.43%) iPad
3 6 (26.09%) User Experience
4 5 (21.74%) Social Media
5 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
6 2 (8.70%) Video on Demand
6 2 (8.70%) N-Tier
6 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
6 2 (8.70%) Streaming Video
7 1 (4.35%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
7 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Apple iOS
2 4 (17.39%) Android
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Phone
3 3 (13.04%) Windows
3 3 (13.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) iOS Development
2 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (60.87%) OO
4 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
5 5 (21.74%) Web Design
6 4 (17.39%) OOP
7 3 (13.04%) Scrum
8 2 (8.70%) SOA
8 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
8 2 (8.70%) TDD
8 2 (8.70%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
9 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
9 1 (4.35%) OWASP
9 1 (4.35%) Memory Management
9 1 (4.35%) Android Development
9 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
9 1 (4.35%) OOD
9 1 (4.35%) Project Management
9 1 (4.35%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) Objective-C
2 8 (34.78%) C++
3 2 (8.70%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Apple
2 2 (8.70%) Sencha
2 2 (8.70%) Xamarin
3 1 (4.35%) Google
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