The first table below looks at the demand for Cocoa Touch skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cocoa Touch over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa Touch
Rank 488 487 509
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +22
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 65 62 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.47% 0.47% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 48 34
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£400 £375 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £272 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £436 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £293 £300
% change year-on-year
+36.75% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £33.55 £22.66 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.05% -46.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £22.66 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+48.05% -46.68%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13711 13328 14132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.78% 28.60% 26.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8924 8639 8790
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 261 344
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Cocoa Touch
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Cocoa Touch
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cocoa Touch across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Cocoa Touch Jobs Demand Trend in England

Cocoa Touch
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch across the England region.

Cocoa Touch Daily Rate Trend in England

Cocoa Touch
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cocoa Touch across the England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Cocoa Touch Daily Rate Histogram in England

Cocoa Touch
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cocoa Touch across the England region.

Cocoa Touch Hourly Rate Trend in England

Cocoa Touch
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cocoa Touch within the England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +1 44 £400 +6.66% 4
South East +2 12 £400 +20.75% 3
West Midlands - 6 £501 - 1
North West -7 2 £375 +21.45% 1
East of England -19 1 - - 3
South West - - - -
Cocoa Touch
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Cocoa Touch
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Cocoa Touch 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 Touch.

1 98 (98.99%) Apple iOS
2 94 (94.95%) Cocoa
3 88 (88.89%) Objective-C
3 88 (88.89%) iOS Development
4 48 (48.48%) Xcode
5 47 (47.47%) iPhone
6 42 (42.42%) iOS SDK
7 39 (39.39%) iPad
8 38 (38.38%) Mobile App
9 34 (34.34%) Apple
10 33 (33.33%) Git (software)
11 30 (30.30%) OO
11 30 (30.30%) Web Services
11 30 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (25.25%) RESTful
13 24 (24.24%) OOP
14 23 (23.23%) TDD
15 22 (22.22%) Subversion
15 22 (22.22%) SOAP
16 19 (19.19%) Scrum
16 19 (19.19%) Software Engineering
16 19 (19.19%) Facebook
17 18 (18.18%) HTML
18 17 (17.17%) JavaScript
18 17 (17.17%) REST
19 15 (15.15%) Memory Management
19 15 (15.15%) Android
20 13 (13.13%) Continuous Integration
21 12 (12.12%) MVC
22 11 (11.11%) HTTP

Cocoa Touch
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Cocoa Touch 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 Touch. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.04%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.01%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.11%) HTTP
2 4 (4.04%) Wireshark
3 3 (3.03%) VoIP
4 1 (1.01%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.01%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.05%) SQLite
1 5 (5.05%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 48 (48.48%) Xcode
2 33 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 22 (22.22%) Subversion
4 7 (7.07%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (5.05%) JIRA
6 4 (4.04%) eggPlant
6 4 (4.04%) Maven
6 4 (4.04%) Selenium
6 4 (4.04%) JBehave
6 4 (4.04%) WebDriver
6 4 (4.04%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.01%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.01%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.01%) PhoneGap
7 1 (1.01%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (8.08%) Publishing
1 8 (8.08%) Retail
2 6 (6.06%) Finance
3 5 (5.05%) Banking
4 2 (2.02%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.01%) Games
5 1 (1.01%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 87 (87.88%) Developer
2 81 (81.82%) iOS Developer
3 13 (13.13%) Mobile Developer
4 8 (8.08%) Senior Developer
4 8 (8.08%) Senior iOS Developer
5 6 (6.06%) Lead Developer
6 5 (5.05%) Architect
6 5 (5.05%) Mobility Architect
7 4 (4.04%) SAP Architect
8 3 (3.03%) Tester
9 2 (2.02%) Junior
9 2 (2.02%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.02%) Junior Developer
9 2 (2.02%) Junior iOS Developer
9 2 (2.02%) Android Developer
10 1 (1.01%) Test Leader
10 1 (1.01%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 1 (1.01%) iPhone Developer
10 1 (1.01%) iPad Developer
10 1 (1.01%) SAP Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (94.95%) Cocoa
2 42 (42.42%) iOS SDK
3 30 (30.30%) Web Services
4 25 (25.25%) RESTful
5 22 (22.22%) SOAP
6 18 (18.18%) HTML
7 17 (17.17%) REST
8 10 (10.10%) JSON
8 10 (10.10%) UIKit
9 9 (9.09%) CSS
10 6 (6.06%) XML
10 6 (6.06%) HTML5
11 5 (5.05%) jQuery
11 5 (5.05%) Ajax
12 4 (4.04%) Flash
12 4 (4.04%) Xamarin.iOS
13 2 (2.02%) Android SDK
13 2 (2.02%) CSS3
14 1 (1.01%) Core Animation
14 1 (1.01%) iPhone SDK
Miscellaneous
1 47 (47.47%) iPhone
2 39 (39.39%) iPad
3 38 (38.38%) Mobile App
4 8 (8.08%) Client/Server
5 5 (5.05%) Social Media
5 5 (5.05%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (4.04%) N-Tier
6 4 (4.04%) IPTV
6 4 (4.04%) Video on Demand
7 3 (3.03%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (2.02%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (2.02%) Blackberry
8 2 (2.02%) Video Editing
9 1 (1.01%) Animation
9 1 (1.01%) Open Source
9 1 (1.01%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.01%) Cryptography
9 1 (1.01%) BBC
9 1 (1.01%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 98 (98.99%) Apple iOS
2 15 (15.15%) Android
3 2 (2.02%) Windows
4 1 (1.01%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (88.89%) iOS Development
2 30 (30.30%) OO
2 30 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (24.24%) OOP
4 23 (23.23%) TDD
5 19 (19.19%) Scrum
5 19 (19.19%) Software Engineering
6 15 (15.15%) Memory Management
7 13 (13.13%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (12.12%) MVC
9 10 (10.10%) Unit Testing
10 9 (9.09%) E-Commerce
11 7 (7.07%) Kanban
12 6 (6.06%) Multithreading
12 6 (6.06%) BDD
13 5 (5.05%) User Stories
14 4 (4.04%) Mobile Application Development
14 4 (4.04%) OOD
14 4 (4.04%) SOA
14 4 (4.04%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (88.89%) Objective-C
2 17 (17.17%) JavaScript
3 7 (7.07%) Python
3 7 (7.07%) C++
4 4 (4.04%) Perl
4 4 (4.04%) PHP
4 4 (4.04%) Java
4 4 (4.04%) C
4 4 (4.04%) Ruby
5 1 (1.01%) C#
5 1 (1.01%) SQL
5 1 (1.01%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 5 (5.05%) Degree
2 4 (4.04%) ISEB
2 4 (4.04%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.01%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.07%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.04%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 34 (34.34%) Apple
2 19 (19.19%) Facebook
3 5 (5.05%) SAP
4 3 (3.03%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.02%) Google
6 1 (1.01%) Yahoo!
6 1 (1.01%) Sencha
6 1 (1.01%) Sony
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