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 25 July 2016 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Cocoa
Rank 146 203 178
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -25
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 18 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.53% 0.14% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.47% 0.45% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 17
Median daily rate £500 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £413 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £369
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £33.55
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -10.58%
Cocoa
London

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
1223 1790 1710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.87% 30.22% 29.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1048 1461 1276
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 10
Median hourly rate £20.00 £24.23 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.45% -46.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

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
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 25 July 2016.

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 25 July 2016, 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 20 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 20 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 19 (95.00%) Objective-C
3 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (90.00%) Cocoa Touch
4 17 (85.00%) Mobile App
4 17 (85.00%) Apple Swift
5 15 (75.00%) REST
6 14 (70.00%) Web Services
7 13 (65.00%) SOAP
8 12 (60.00%) Unit Testing
9 11 (55.00%) TDD
9 11 (55.00%) Scrum
10 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
10 10 (50.00%) SQLite
10 10 (50.00%) SQL
10 10 (50.00%) MySQL
10 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (50.00%) CouchDB
10 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (50.00%) Git (software)
10 10 (50.00%) Test Automation
10 10 (50.00%) MongoDB
10 10 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
10 10 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
10 10 (50.00%) TestFlight
11 8 (40.00%) Apple
12 7 (35.00%) E-Commerce
13 6 (30.00%) Mobile Development
14 5 (25.00%) User Experience

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:

Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (50.00%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 10 (50.00%) CouchDB
1 10 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 10 (50.00%) MySQL
1 10 (50.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (5.00%) Banking
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Publishing
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
1 19 (95.00%) iOS Developer
2 10 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 10 (50.00%) Senior iOS Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Digital Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Objective-C Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 15 (75.00%) REST
3 14 (70.00%) Web Services
4 13 (65.00%) SOAP
5 4 (20.00%) Core Animation
5 4 (20.00%) HTML
6 3 (15.00%) Ajax
6 3 (15.00%) HTML5
6 3 (15.00%) iOS SDK
6 3 (15.00%) jQuery
6 3 (15.00%) JSON
6 3 (15.00%) UIKit
6 3 (15.00%) XML
7 2 (10.00%) RESTful
8 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
8 1 (5.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (85.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (25.00%) User Experience
3 4 (20.00%) Animation
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.00%) Fintech
4 1 (5.00%) iPad
4 1 (5.00%) iPhone
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (60.00%) Unit Testing
4 11 (55.00%) Scrum
4 11 (55.00%) TDD
5 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
5 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 10 (50.00%) Test Automation
6 7 (35.00%) E-Commerce
7 6 (30.00%) Mobile Development
8 3 (15.00%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (15.00%) OO
9 1 (5.00%) BDD
9 1 (5.00%) CRM
9 1 (5.00%) ERP
9 1 (5.00%) OOD
9 1 (5.00%) OOP
9 1 (5.00%) Pair Programming
9 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) Objective-C
2 17 (85.00%) Apple Swift
3 10 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (20.00%) PHP
6 2 (10.00%) C#
7 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Apple
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