The table below looks at the statistics for Cocoa skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cocoa over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Cocoa
Rank 539 511 493
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -18
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 90 104 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.61% 0.72% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 78 59
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £340 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £369
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £33.55
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -10.58%
Cocoa
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
14750 14509 13567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.56% 28.07% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10406 9947 8898
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 210 193
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.55 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £17.93 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.25 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%

Cocoa
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 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 27 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cocoa within the England region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +2 51 £475 -5.00% 20
South East -4 20 £450 +20.00% 4
Yorkshire - 6 £425 -
North West -10 5 £425 +11.47% 4
South West -7 4 £525 +27.27% 1
North East -45 2 £338 - 1
East of England - 2 £350 - 1
West Midlands -38 1 - - 4
Cocoa
UK

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 England region with a requirement for Cocoa.

1 165 (98.21%) Apple iOS
2 163 (97.02%) Objective-C
3 156 (92.86%) iOS Development
4 127 (75.60%) Agile Software Development
5 101 (60.12%) Apple Swift
6 90 (53.57%) Xcode
7 82 (48.81%) TDD
7 82 (48.81%) Cocoa Touch
8 80 (47.62%) Mobile Development
9 72 (42.86%) Scrum
10 67 (39.88%) Mobile App
11 65 (38.69%) iPhone
12 64 (38.10%) iPad
13 61 (36.31%) User Experience
14 58 (34.52%) Unit Testing
15 53 (31.55%) RESTful
15 53 (31.55%) BDD
16 52 (30.95%) OO
17 50 (29.76%) Apple
18 45 (26.79%) Web Services
19 40 (23.81%) REST
20 38 (22.62%) Degree
21 37 (22.02%) Computer Science
22 31 (18.45%) OOD
23 30 (17.86%) Git (software)
24 29 (17.26%) iOS SDK
25 28 (16.67%) Software Engineering
25 28 (16.67%) SOAP
26 27 (16.07%) Animation
27 26 (15.48%) Core Animation

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.57%) CMS
2 2 (1.19%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (1.19%) JBoss
3 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.60%) IIS
3 1 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (6.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.93%) TestFlight
2 13 (7.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.19%) GitHub
3 2 (1.19%) iTunes
4 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.57%) Network Security
2 2 (1.19%) HTTP
3 1 (0.60%) DNS
3 1 (0.60%) Internet
3 1 (0.60%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.31%) SQLite
2 16 (9.52%) MySQL
3 15 (8.93%) MongoDB
4 14 (8.33%) CouchDB
5 13 (7.74%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.19%) DB2
6 2 (1.19%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.60%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 90 (53.57%) Xcode
2 30 (17.86%) Git (software)
3 11 (6.55%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.57%) CocoaPods
5 4 (2.38%) Android Studio
5 4 (2.38%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.38%) Maven
6 3 (1.79%) JIRA
6 3 (1.79%) Subversion
6 3 (1.79%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.19%) Ant
7 2 (1.19%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (1.19%) Gradle
7 2 (1.19%) Grunt
7 2 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.60%) Calabash
8 1 (0.60%) Hudson
8 1 (0.60%) JUnit
General
1 9 (5.36%) Publishing
1 9 (5.36%) Retail
2 5 (2.98%) Banking
3 4 (2.38%) Games
4 2 (1.19%) Finance
4 2 (1.19%) Marketing
4 2 (1.19%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 158 (94.05%) Developer
2 147 (87.50%) iOS Developer
3 36 (21.43%) Senior Developer
3 36 (21.43%) Senior iOS Developer
4 21 (12.50%) Objective-C Developer
5 15 (8.93%) Mobile Developer
6 14 (8.33%) Applications Developer
7 7 (4.17%) iOS Programmer
7 7 (4.17%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 7 (4.17%) Programmer
8 5 (2.98%) Android Developer
8 5 (2.98%) Lead Developer
8 5 (2.98%) Software Engineer
9 4 (2.38%) E-Commerce Developer
9 4 (2.38%) iOS Android Developer
10 3 (1.79%) Games Developer
10 3 (1.79%) Lead iOS Developer
11 2 (1.19%) Java Developer
11 2 (1.19%) Java Mobile Developer
11 2 (1.19%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (48.81%) Cocoa Touch
2 53 (31.55%) RESTful
3 45 (26.79%) Web Services
4 40 (23.81%) REST
5 29 (17.26%) iOS SDK
6 28 (16.67%) SOAP
7 26 (15.48%) Core Animation
8 25 (14.88%) JSON
9 18 (10.71%) UIKit
9 18 (10.71%) XML
10 12 (7.14%) Android SDK
11 11 (6.55%) HTML
12 10 (5.95%) CSS
12 10 (5.95%) OpenGL
13 9 (5.36%) HTML5
14 7 (4.17%) AVFoundation
15 5 (2.98%) jQuery
16 4 (2.38%) CSS3
17 3 (1.79%) Ajax
17 3 (1.79%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 67 (39.88%) Mobile App
2 65 (38.69%) iPhone
3 64 (38.10%) iPad
4 61 (36.31%) User Experience
5 37 (22.02%) Computer Science
6 27 (16.07%) Animation
7 6 (3.57%) Digital Media
7 6 (3.57%) Fintech
8 5 (2.98%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (2.38%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.19%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.19%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.19%) Social Media
10 2 (1.19%) Wiki
11 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.60%) New Media
11 1 (0.60%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 165 (98.21%) Apple iOS
2 15 (8.93%) Android
3 10 (5.95%) Mac OS X
4 5 (2.98%) Windows
5 2 (1.19%) Linux
5 2 (1.19%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (92.86%) iOS Development
2 127 (75.60%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (48.81%) TDD
4 80 (47.62%) Mobile Development
5 72 (42.86%) Scrum
6 58 (34.52%) Unit Testing
7 53 (31.55%) BDD
8 52 (30.95%) OO
9 31 (18.45%) OOD
10 28 (16.67%) Software Engineering
11 23 (13.69%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (13.10%) E-Commerce
13 14 (8.33%) Progressive Enhancement
13 14 (8.33%) Test Automation
14 12 (7.14%) OOP
15 11 (6.55%) Android Development
16 10 (5.95%) Memory Management
16 10 (5.95%) Web Development
17 7 (4.17%) Pair Programming
18 6 (3.57%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 163 (97.02%) Objective-C
2 101 (60.12%) Apple Swift
3 22 (13.10%) JavaScript
4 19 (11.31%) Java
5 15 (8.93%) SQL
6 10 (5.95%) PHP
7 5 (2.98%) C#
8 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.60%) C
8 1 (0.60%) C++
8 1 (0.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 38 (22.62%) Degree
2 1 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 4 (2.38%) Docker
2 1 (0.60%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.19%) yum
Vendors
1 50 (29.76%) Apple
2 8 (4.76%) ION Trading
3 2 (1.19%) Atlassian
3 2 (1.19%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.19%) Oracle
4 1 (0.60%) Endeca
4 1 (0.60%) Google
4 1 (0.60%) HP
4 1 (0.60%) hybris
4 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.60%) TIBCO
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