The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Cocoa Touch
Rank 523 556 471
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -85
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 60 26 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.052% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 0.19% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 22 38
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £328 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £313 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.80% -13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.20 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.20 - -
Cocoa Touch
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13754 13531 11636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.22% 27.28% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9025 8917 7436
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 203 328
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.65 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

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 27 April 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cocoa Touch across the England region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Cocoa Touch Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 April 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -5 31 £475 +18.75% 6
South East - 16 £328 - 7
West Midlands -10 5 £345 +25.45% 2
North West - 4 £338 - 1
South West - 3 £388 - 3
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Cocoa Touch
UK

Cocoa Touch
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 92 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 92 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 86 (93.48%) Objective-C
3 83 (90.22%) Cocoa
4 59 (64.13%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (35.87%) Xcode
6 32 (34.78%) Mobile App
6 32 (34.78%) iPhone
7 30 (32.61%) Apple
7 30 (32.61%) Mobile Development
8 28 (30.43%) TDD
8 28 (30.43%) iPad
9 23 (25.00%) Animation
9 23 (25.00%) RESTful
9 23 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 23 (25.00%) Web Services
9 23 (25.00%) Apple Swift
10 22 (23.91%) JSON
11 21 (22.83%) Core Animation
12 20 (21.74%) REST
13 19 (20.65%) OO
13 19 (20.65%) Scrum
14 18 (19.57%) iOS SDK
15 17 (18.48%) User Experience
16 15 (16.30%) Subversion
16 15 (16.30%) SOAP
17 14 (15.22%) Android
18 13 (14.13%) Degree
18 13 (14.13%) Continuous Integration
18 13 (14.13%) HTTP

Cocoa Touch
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.13%) HTTP
2 2 (2.17%) Internet
2 2 (2.17%) UPnP
3 1 (1.09%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (35.87%) Xcode
2 23 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 15 (16.30%) Subversion
4 12 (13.04%) CocoaPods
5 3 (3.26%) Appium
6 2 (2.17%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.09%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.09%) Android Studio
General
1 3 (3.26%) Games
1 3 (3.26%) Marketing
2 2 (2.17%) Retail
2 2 (2.17%) Electronics
2 2 (2.17%) Finance
3 1 (1.09%) Automotive
3 1 (1.09%) Publishing
3 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 91 (98.91%) Developer
2 86 (93.48%) iOS Developer
3 10 (10.87%) Senior iOS Developer
3 10 (10.87%) Senior Developer
4 7 (7.61%) Android Developer
5 6 (6.52%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (3.26%) iPhone Developer
7 2 (2.17%) Applications Developer
7 2 (2.17%) Programmer
7 2 (2.17%) iPad Developer
8 1 (1.09%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (1.09%) iPhone Applications Developer
8 1 (1.09%) Xamarin Developer
8 1 (1.09%) Lead Developer
8 1 (1.09%) .NET Developer
8 1 (1.09%) C# Developer
8 1 (1.09%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (90.22%) Cocoa
2 23 (25.00%) Web Services
2 23 (25.00%) RESTful
3 22 (23.91%) JSON
4 21 (22.83%) Core Animation
5 20 (21.74%) REST
6 18 (19.57%) iOS SDK
7 15 (16.30%) SOAP
8 9 (9.78%) XML
9 7 (7.61%) CSS
9 7 (7.61%) HTML
10 6 (6.52%) UIKit
11 5 (5.43%) OpenGL
12 4 (4.35%) HTML5
12 4 (4.35%) Android SDK
13 3 (3.26%) .NET
14 2 (2.17%) Google Maps API
15 1 (1.09%) Pthreads
15 1 (1.09%) jQuery
15 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (34.78%) iPhone
1 32 (34.78%) Mobile App
2 28 (30.43%) iPad
3 23 (25.00%) Animation
4 17 (18.48%) User Experience
5 12 (13.04%) Computer Science
6 8 (8.70%) Client/Server
7 7 (7.61%) Data Structures
8 6 (6.52%) Open Source
9 2 (2.17%) Social Network
9 2 (2.17%) Algorithms
9 2 (2.17%) Social Media
9 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (1.09%) Streaming Video
10 1 (1.09%) Cryptography
10 1 (1.09%) Video on Demand
10 1 (1.09%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 92 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 14 (15.22%) Android
3 2 (2.17%) Windows
3 2 (2.17%) Linux
3 2 (2.17%) Mac OS X
3 2 (2.17%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.09%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 59 (64.13%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (32.61%) Mobile Development
4 28 (30.43%) TDD
5 19 (20.65%) OO
5 19 (20.65%) Scrum
6 13 (14.13%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (11.96%) Memory Management
8 10 (10.87%) Android Development
9 9 (9.78%) BDD
9 9 (9.78%) Multithreading
10 7 (7.61%) OOD
10 7 (7.61%) Pair Programming
11 6 (6.52%) OOP
12 5 (5.43%) Automated Testing
12 5 (5.43%) Software Engineering
12 5 (5.43%) Mobile Application Development
12 5 (5.43%) Unit Testing
12 5 (5.43%) Kanban
13 4 (4.35%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 86 (93.48%) Objective-C
2 23 (25.00%) Apple Swift
3 7 (7.61%) Java
4 6 (6.52%) C#
5 5 (5.43%) C++
6 2 (2.17%) C
6 2 (2.17%) Ruby
7 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (14.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.52%) QA
Vendors
1 30 (32.61%) Apple
2 5 (5.43%) Google
2 5 (5.43%) Xamarin
3 2 (2.17%) Facebook
3 2 (2.17%) Twitter
4 1 (1.09%) ION Trading
4 1 (1.09%) SAP
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft
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