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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Cocoa
UK / England
Rank 536 547 544
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 38 43 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.092% 0.094% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.32% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 35
Median daily rate £450 £463 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £525 £350
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -

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
12841 13430 12776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.97% 29.41% 27.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8885 9301 8778
Median daily rate £425 £413 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 241 168
Median hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.65 £20.50 £19.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.55 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 -9 25 £475 +5.55% 5
North West - 5 £425 - 3
East of England - 4 £275 -
South West +19 2 - - 2
South East +9 2 £375 -28.57%
Cocoa
UK

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 128 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 126 (98.44%) iOS Development
3 111 (86.72%) Objective-C
4 105 (82.03%) Apple Swift
5 100 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
6 86 (67.19%) TDD
7 59 (46.09%) Scrum
8 57 (44.53%) RESTful
9 55 (42.97%) Cocoa Touch
10 45 (35.16%) Xcode
11 43 (33.59%) iPhone
11 43 (33.59%) REST
11 43 (33.59%) Mobile App
12 41 (32.03%) Git (software)
12 41 (32.03%) Continuous Integration
13 40 (31.25%) Unit Testing
13 40 (31.25%) BDD
14 39 (30.47%) Android
15 36 (28.13%) iPad
16 35 (27.34%) User Experience
17 34 (26.56%) Web Services
18 33 (25.78%) Mobile Development
19 32 (25.00%) Core Data
20 31 (24.22%) JavaScript
21 30 (23.44%) Android Development
22 29 (22.66%) OO
23 28 (21.88%) E-Commerce
24 27 (21.09%) Jenkins
25 26 (20.31%) Pair Programming
26 25 (19.53%) 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 2 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (1.56%) Confluence
1 2 (1.56%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.56%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.78%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 2 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (14.06%) TestFlight
2 16 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.69%) GitHub
4 2 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.56%) Office 365
4 2 (1.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.38%) Internet
2 10 (7.81%) Network Security
3 6 (4.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.84%) SQLite
2 16 (12.50%) CouchDB
2 16 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 15 (11.72%) MySQL
4 14 (10.94%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (3.13%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.56%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.78%) DB2
Development Applications
1 45 (35.16%) Xcode
2 41 (32.03%) Git (software)
3 27 (21.09%) Jenkins
4 14 (10.94%) JIRA
5 13 (10.16%) Subversion
6 11 (8.59%) Calabash
7 10 (7.81%) Hudson
8 8 (6.25%) Maven
9 7 (5.47%) JUnit
10 6 (4.69%) CocoaPods
11 4 (3.13%) Android Studio
11 4 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (2.34%) Bitbucket
12 3 (2.34%) Travis CI
13 1 (0.78%) Babel
13 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.78%) Gradle
13 1 (0.78%) Grunt
13 1 (0.78%) IntelliJ
13 1 (0.78%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (16.41%) Retail
2 8 (6.25%) Marketing
3 4 (3.13%) Games
4 3 (2.34%) Publishing
5 2 (1.56%) Finance
6 1 (0.78%) Automotive
6 1 (0.78%) Banking
6 1 (0.78%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 123 (96.09%) Developer
2 119 (92.97%) iOS Developer
3 24 (18.75%) Senior Developer
3 24 (18.75%) Senior iOS Developer
4 20 (15.63%) Objective-C Developer
5 12 (9.38%) Mobile Developer
6 11 (8.59%) Android Developer
7 8 (6.25%) Applications Developer
7 8 (6.25%) iOS Android Developer
8 7 (5.47%) Java Android Developer
8 7 (5.47%) Java Developer
8 7 (5.47%) Java Mobile Developer
8 7 (5.47%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 5 (3.91%) Lead Developer
9 5 (3.91%) Lead iOS Developer
10 4 (3.13%) Java Applications Developer
11 3 (2.34%) E-Commerce Developer
12 1 (0.78%) Agile Developer
12 1 (0.78%) Senior Android Developer
12 1 (0.78%) Senior iOS Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (44.53%) RESTful
2 55 (42.97%) Cocoa Touch
3 43 (33.59%) REST
4 34 (26.56%) Web Services
5 32 (25.00%) Core Data
6 25 (19.53%) Core Animation
7 24 (18.75%) JSON
8 19 (14.84%) XML
9 18 (14.06%) SOAP
10 17 (13.28%) HTML
11 15 (11.72%) iOS SDK
12 13 (10.16%) CSS
12 13 (10.16%) HTML5
13 11 (8.59%) CSS3
14 8 (6.25%) UIKit
15 3 (2.34%) iPhone SDK
16 2 (1.56%) .NET
16 2 (1.56%) COM
16 2 (1.56%) jQuery
16 2 (1.56%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 43 (33.59%) iPhone
1 43 (33.59%) Mobile App
2 36 (28.13%) iPad
3 35 (27.34%) User Experience
4 22 (17.19%) Animation
5 15 (11.72%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (7.03%) Computer Science
7 7 (5.47%) Digital Media
8 3 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.78%) Fintech
9 1 (0.78%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.78%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.78%) Mobile Games
9 1 (0.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 128 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 39 (30.47%) Android
3 8 (6.25%) Windows
4 4 (3.13%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.56%) Linux
5 2 (1.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (98.44%) iOS Development
2 100 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (67.19%) TDD
4 59 (46.09%) Scrum
5 41 (32.03%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (31.25%) BDD
6 40 (31.25%) Unit Testing
7 33 (25.78%) Mobile Development
8 30 (23.44%) Android Development
9 29 (22.66%) OO
10 28 (21.88%) E-Commerce
11 26 (20.31%) Pair Programming
12 22 (17.19%) Software Engineering
13 16 (12.50%) High Availability
13 16 (12.50%) Test Automation
14 15 (11.72%) Automated Testing
14 15 (11.72%) OOD
14 15 (11.72%) Systems Analysis
15 14 (10.94%) Progressive Enhancement
16 11 (8.59%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 111 (86.72%) Objective-C
2 105 (82.03%) Apple Swift
3 31 (24.22%) JavaScript
4 24 (18.75%) Java
5 17 (13.28%) SQL
6 7 (5.47%) PHP
7 6 (4.69%) C#
8 5 (3.91%) C++
9 2 (1.56%) Ruby
9 2 (1.56%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.78%) C
10 1 (0.78%) ECMAScript
10 1 (0.78%) ES6
Qualifications
1 9 (7.03%) Degree
2 4 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (3.13%) yum
Vendors
1 20 (15.63%) Apple
2 3 (2.34%) Oracle
3 2 (1.56%) Infor
3 2 (1.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.56%) SAP
4 1 (0.78%) Appcelerator
4 1 (0.78%) Facebook
4 1 (0.78%) ION Trading
4 1 (0.78%) PubNub
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