The first table below looks at the demand for Cocoa 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 over the 3 months to 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa
Rank 530 427 481
Rank change year-on-year
-103 +54
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 60 76 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 0.66% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 47 71
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £294 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13782 11568 14360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.85% 26.85% 25.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9018 7371 8668
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 331 363
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Cocoa
UK

Cocoa
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Cocoa Jobs Demand Trend in England

Cocoa
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Cocoa Daily Rate Trend in England

Cocoa
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cocoa across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Cocoa Daily Rate Histogram in England

Cocoa
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Cocoa Hourly Rate Trend in England

Cocoa
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -22 45 £407 +1.62% 20
Yorkshire -17 5 £325 -23.52% 1
South East -17 3 £388 -1.89%
South West -21 3 £325 -7.14%
North West -22 2 £350 +34.71% 1
West Midlands -19 1 £275 -35.29%
East of England -31 1 £350 -6.66% 1
East Midlands - - - - 4
Cocoa
UK

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 120 (97.56%) Apple iOS
2 115 (93.50%) Objective-C
3 108 (87.80%) iOS Development
4 67 (54.47%) Xcode
5 64 (52.03%) iPhone
6 58 (47.15%) iOS SDK
7 55 (44.72%) iPad
8 42 (34.15%) Cocoa Touch
9 40 (32.52%) Mobile App
10 39 (31.71%) Android
11 36 (29.27%) Apple
12 30 (24.39%) HTML
12 30 (24.39%) OO
13 26 (21.14%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (18.70%) TDD
15 22 (17.89%) Scrum
15 22 (17.89%) JavaScript
16 19 (15.45%) C++
17 17 (13.82%) Web Services
17 17 (13.82%) Unit Testing
17 17 (13.82%) UIKit
18 15 (12.20%) Android Development
18 15 (12.20%) JSON
18 15 (12.20%) Publishing
19 14 (11.38%) Finance
19 14 (11.38%) Android SDK
19 14 (11.38%) RESTful
20 13 (10.57%) Git (software)
20 13 (10.57%) BDD
20 13 (10.57%) CSS

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (8.94%) CMS
2 2 (1.63%) Apache
3 1 (0.81%) IIS
3 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.25%) Wireshark
2 3 (2.44%) Internet
3 2 (1.63%) HTTP
4 1 (0.81%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.25%) MySQL
1 4 (3.25%) SQLite
2 1 (0.81%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 67 (54.47%) Xcode
2 13 (10.57%) Git (software)
3 11 (8.94%) Subversion
4 4 (3.25%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.25%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (3.25%) JIRA
4 4 (3.25%) Maven
4 4 (3.25%) Selenium
5 3 (2.44%) JBehave
5 3 (2.44%) WebDriver
5 3 (2.44%) eggPlant
5 3 (2.44%) PhoneGap
6 2 (1.63%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.63%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.81%) JUnit
General
1 15 (12.20%) Publishing
2 14 (11.38%) Finance
3 10 (8.13%) Legal
4 5 (4.07%) Games
5 4 (3.25%) Retail
6 3 (2.44%) Marketing
6 3 (2.44%) Banking
7 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.81%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.81%) French Language
8 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.81%) Law
8 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 117 (95.12%) Developer
2 101 (82.11%) iOS Developer
3 13 (10.57%) Senior Developer
4 11 (8.94%) Senior iOS Developer
4 11 (8.94%) Mobile Developer
5 9 (7.32%) Android Developer
6 8 (6.50%) iPhone Developer
7 6 (4.88%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 5 (4.07%) Applications Developer
9 4 (3.25%) iPad Developer
9 4 (3.25%) Lead Developer
10 3 (2.44%) Tester
11 2 (1.63%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
11 2 (1.63%) Mac Developer
11 2 (1.63%) Software Engineer
11 2 (1.63%) Front-End Developer
12 1 (0.81%) JavaScript Developer
12 1 (0.81%) Senior Applications Developer
12 1 (0.81%) Architect
12 1 (0.81%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (47.15%) iOS SDK
2 42 (34.15%) Cocoa Touch
3 30 (24.39%) HTML
4 17 (13.82%) Web Services
4 17 (13.82%) UIKit
5 15 (12.20%) JSON
6 14 (11.38%) Android SDK
6 14 (11.38%) RESTful
7 13 (10.57%) CSS
8 12 (9.76%) REST
9 10 (8.13%) HTML5
10 9 (7.32%) jQuery
10 9 (7.32%) SOAP
11 8 (6.50%) OpenGL
12 7 (5.69%) XML
12 7 (5.69%) Core Animation
13 6 (4.88%) .NET
13 6 (4.88%) J2ME
14 5 (4.07%) Flash
15 4 (3.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 64 (52.03%) iPhone
2 55 (44.72%) iPad
3 40 (32.52%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.69%) Animation
4 7 (5.69%) Blackberry
5 6 (4.88%) Social Media
6 5 (4.07%) Video on Demand
7 4 (3.25%) Open Source
7 4 (3.25%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.25%) IPTV
8 3 (2.44%) Handset
8 3 (2.44%) N-Tier
8 3 (2.44%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (2.44%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.63%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (1.63%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.81%) Social Network
10 1 (0.81%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.81%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 120 (97.56%) Apple iOS
2 39 (31.71%) Android
3 7 (5.69%) Windows
4 4 (3.25%) Windows Phone
4 4 (3.25%) webOS
5 3 (2.44%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.63%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.81%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (87.80%) iOS Development
2 30 (24.39%) OO
3 26 (21.14%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (18.70%) TDD
5 22 (17.89%) Scrum
6 17 (13.82%) Unit Testing
7 15 (12.20%) Android Development
8 13 (10.57%) BDD
9 12 (9.76%) OOP
9 12 (9.76%) Mobile Application Development
10 9 (7.32%) Memory Management
10 9 (7.32%) Multithreading
11 8 (6.50%) E-Commerce
11 8 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (5.69%) MVC
12 7 (5.69%) User Stories
13 6 (4.88%) OOD
13 6 (4.88%) Content Management
13 6 (4.88%) Software Engineering
14 4 (3.25%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 115 (93.50%) Objective-C
2 22 (17.89%) JavaScript
3 19 (15.45%) C++
4 13 (10.57%) Java
5 12 (9.76%) C#
6 7 (5.69%) SQL
7 3 (2.44%) Ruby
7 3 (2.44%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.44%) Perl
7 3 (2.44%) PHP
7 3 (2.44%) C
7 3 (2.44%) Python
8 1 (0.81%) VB
8 1 (0.81%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 3 (2.44%) ISTQB
1 3 (2.44%) ISEB
2 2 (1.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.63%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.44%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 36 (29.27%) Apple
2 5 (4.07%) Facebook
3 4 (3.25%) Xamarin
3 4 (3.25%) Google
4 3 (2.44%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.63%) Sencha
5 2 (1.63%) Adobe
5 2 (1.63%) Oracle
5 2 (1.63%) Sybase
5 2 (1.63%) SAP
6 1 (0.81%) Yahoo!
6 1 (0.81%) Sony
6 1 (0.81%) JBoss
6 1 (0.81%) Symbian
6 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.81%) Twitter
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Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Norwich
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Nottingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 25 days ago