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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Cocoa
Rank 157 154 191
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +37
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 8 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.15% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.67% 0.45% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 8
Median daily rate £550 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £525 £338
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +55.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
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
1187 1105 1706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.50% 32.11% 29.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1010 927 1360
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 £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Median hourly rate - £26.32 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 36 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 36 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 34 (94.44%) Apple Swift
3 33 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (88.89%) Objective-C
5 27 (75.00%) Scrum
5 27 (75.00%) TDD
6 25 (69.44%) Unit Testing
6 25 (69.44%) REST
7 24 (66.67%) Web Services
8 22 (61.11%) Cocoa Touch
9 21 (58.33%) Mobile App
9 21 (58.33%) Git (software)
10 20 (55.56%) SOAP
11 18 (50.00%) SQL
11 18 (50.00%) MySQL
11 18 (50.00%) MongoDB
11 18 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
11 18 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
11 18 (50.00%) CouchDB
11 18 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 18 (50.00%) Test Automation
11 18 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (50.00%) SQLite
11 18 (50.00%) Software Engineering
11 18 (50.00%) TestFlight
12 15 (41.67%) E-Commerce
13 13 (36.11%) RESTful
14 10 (27.78%) OO
14 10 (27.78%) 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 18 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 18 (50.00%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) Internet
2 2 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 18 (50.00%) CouchDB
1 18 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 18 (50.00%) MySQL
1 18 (50.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 21 (58.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (16.67%) Xcode
3 3 (8.33%) Calabash
3 3 (8.33%) Hudson
3 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.33%) JIRA
3 3 (8.33%) Maven
3 3 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (97.22%) Developer
1 35 (97.22%) iOS Developer
2 21 (58.33%) Senior Developer
2 21 (58.33%) Senior iOS Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Objective-C Developer
4 1 (2.78%) Android Developer
4 1 (2.78%) Digital Developer
4 1 (2.78%) iOS Android Developer
4 1 (2.78%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (69.44%) REST
2 24 (66.67%) Web Services
3 22 (61.11%) Cocoa Touch
4 20 (55.56%) SOAP
5 13 (36.11%) RESTful
6 6 (16.67%) HTML
7 5 (13.89%) HTML5
7 5 (13.89%) JSON
7 5 (13.89%) XML
8 4 (11.11%) CSS
9 3 (8.33%) Core Data
9 3 (8.33%) CSS3
9 3 (8.33%) iOS SDK
10 2 (5.56%) Ajax
10 2 (5.56%) jQuery
10 2 (5.56%) UIKit
11 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
11 1 (2.78%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 21 (58.33%) Mobile App
2 10 (27.78%) User Experience
3 9 (25.00%) iPad
3 9 (25.00%) iPhone
4 6 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (5.56%) Digital Media
7 1 (2.78%) Animation
7 1 (2.78%) Fintech
7 1 (2.78%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 33 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (75.00%) Scrum
3 27 (75.00%) TDD
4 25 (69.44%) Unit Testing
5 18 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
5 18 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 18 (50.00%) Test Automation
6 15 (41.67%) E-Commerce
7 10 (27.78%) OO
8 9 (25.00%) Pair Programming
9 8 (22.22%) Mobile Development
10 6 (16.67%) BDD
10 6 (16.67%) Disruptive Innovation
10 6 (16.67%) OOD
11 4 (11.11%) Android Development
12 3 (8.33%) API Design
12 3 (8.33%) High Availability
12 3 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (94.44%) Apple Swift
2 32 (88.89%) Objective-C
3 18 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.11%) PHP
6 3 (8.33%) Java
7 2 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Apple