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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Cocoa
Rank 548 546 568
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +22
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 58 68 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.41% 0.46% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 53 40
Median daily rate £450 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £547 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £525 £338
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +55.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
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
14238 14764 13933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.05% 29.25% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9894 10346 9666
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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 £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 235 162
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £16.47 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +12 40 £488 +14.70% 4
East of England - 5 £313 - 1
South East +13 4 £350 -33.33% 2
Yorkshire +19 3 £375 -5.06%
South West +8 2 - -
North West +5 2 £425 - 4
East Midlands -4 1 £288 +0.87% 2
West Midlands -11 1 £400 +6.66% 4
Cocoa
UK

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 155 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 152 (98.06%) iOS Development
3 140 (90.32%) Objective-C
4 119 (76.77%) Agile Software Development
5 118 (76.13%) Apple Swift
6 103 (66.45%) TDD
7 74 (47.74%) Cocoa Touch
8 71 (45.81%) Scrum
9 60 (38.71%) Xcode
10 58 (37.42%) RESTful
11 56 (36.13%) Unit Testing
11 56 (36.13%) REST
11 56 (36.13%) Mobile App
12 49 (31.61%) Continuous Integration
12 49 (31.61%) iPhone
12 49 (31.61%) Git (software)
13 47 (30.32%) Web Services
13 47 (30.32%) Mobile Development
14 46 (29.68%) BDD
15 44 (28.39%) iPad
16 43 (27.74%) User Experience
17 41 (26.45%) Core Data
18 37 (23.87%) Android
19 36 (23.23%) E-Commerce
20 35 (22.58%) JavaScript
21 32 (20.65%) OO
21 32 (20.65%) Software Engineering
22 30 (19.35%) JSON
23 29 (18.71%) Apple
23 29 (18.71%) Android Development

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 (1.29%) Apache ServiceMix
1 2 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (1.29%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 25 (16.13%) TestFlight
2 7 (4.52%) GitHub
3 3 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.29%) iTunes
4 2 (1.29%) Office 365
4 2 (1.29%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.39%) Internet
2 11 (7.10%) Network Security
3 6 (3.87%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (17.42%) SQLite
2 26 (16.77%) CouchDB
2 26 (16.77%) MongoDB
3 25 (16.13%) MySQL
4 23 (14.84%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.29%) DB2
5 2 (1.29%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 60 (38.71%) Xcode
2 49 (31.61%) Git (software)
3 23 (14.84%) Jenkins
4 14 (9.03%) Subversion
5 12 (7.74%) Calabash
6 11 (7.10%) Hudson
7 10 (6.45%) JIRA
8 9 (5.81%) Maven
9 7 (4.52%) JUnit
10 4 (2.58%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (1.94%) CocoaPods
11 3 (1.94%) Travis CI
12 2 (1.29%) Android Studio
12 2 (1.29%) Eclipse
12 2 (1.29%) Grunt
12 2 (1.29%) Vagrant
13 1 (0.65%) Babel
13 1 (0.65%) Bitbucket
13 1 (0.65%) Gradle
13 1 (0.65%) IntelliJ
General
1 25 (16.13%) Retail
2 8 (5.16%) Marketing
3 5 (3.23%) Games
4 4 (2.58%) Publishing
5 3 (1.94%) Banking
5 3 (1.94%) Finance
6 2 (1.29%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 150 (96.77%) Developer
2 147 (94.84%) iOS Developer
3 38 (24.52%) Senior Developer
3 38 (24.52%) Senior iOS Developer
4 22 (14.19%) Objective-C Developer
5 10 (6.45%) Android Developer
6 9 (5.81%) Mobile Developer
7 8 (5.16%) Lead Developer
7 8 (5.16%) Lead iOS Developer
8 7 (4.52%) iOS Android Developer
9 5 (3.23%) Applications Developer
9 5 (3.23%) Java Android Developer
9 5 (3.23%) Java Developer
9 5 (3.23%) Java Mobile Developer
10 4 (2.58%) E-Commerce Developer
10 4 (2.58%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 2 (1.29%) Games Developer
11 2 (1.29%) Java Applications Developer
12 1 (0.65%) JavaScript Developer
12 1 (0.65%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (47.74%) Cocoa Touch
2 58 (37.42%) RESTful
3 56 (36.13%) REST
4 47 (30.32%) Web Services
5 41 (26.45%) Core Data
6 30 (19.35%) JSON
7 28 (18.06%) Core Animation
8 27 (17.42%) SOAP
9 25 (16.13%) XML
10 19 (12.26%) iOS SDK
11 17 (10.97%) HTML
12 14 (9.03%) CSS
13 12 (7.74%) HTML5
13 12 (7.74%) UIKit
14 9 (5.81%) CSS3
15 3 (1.94%) Android SDK
15 3 (1.94%) AngularJS
15 3 (1.94%) iPhone SDK
15 3 (1.94%) OpenGL
16 2 (1.29%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 56 (36.13%) Mobile App
2 49 (31.61%) iPhone
3 44 (28.39%) iPad
4 43 (27.74%) User Experience
5 26 (16.77%) Animation
6 17 (10.97%) Computer Science
7 13 (8.39%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (7.10%) Digital Media
9 4 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.94%) Fintech
10 3 (1.94%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (1.29%) Wiki
12 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.65%) Inversion of Control
12 1 (0.65%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 155 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 37 (23.87%) Android
3 6 (3.87%) Windows
4 2 (1.29%) Linux
4 2 (1.29%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.29%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (98.06%) iOS Development
2 119 (76.77%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (66.45%) TDD
4 71 (45.81%) Scrum
5 56 (36.13%) Unit Testing
6 49 (31.61%) Continuous Integration
7 47 (30.32%) Mobile Development
8 46 (29.68%) BDD
9 36 (23.23%) E-Commerce
10 32 (20.65%) OO
10 32 (20.65%) Software Engineering
11 29 (18.71%) Android Development
12 27 (17.42%) Pair Programming
13 26 (16.77%) Test Automation
14 24 (15.48%) Progressive Enhancement
15 18 (11.61%) OOD
16 15 (9.68%) High Availability
17 14 (9.03%) Systems Analysis
18 13 (8.39%) Automated Testing
18 13 (8.39%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 140 (90.32%) Objective-C
2 118 (76.13%) Apple Swift
3 35 (22.58%) JavaScript
4 27 (17.42%) SQL
5 24 (15.48%) Java
6 13 (8.39%) PHP
7 5 (3.23%) C#
7 5 (3.23%) C++
8 2 (1.29%) Ruby
8 2 (1.29%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.65%) C
9 1 (0.65%) ECMAScript
9 1 (0.65%) ES6
Qualifications
1 17 (10.97%) Degree
2 2 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 2 (1.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.58%) yum
Vendors
1 29 (18.71%) Apple
2 4 (2.58%) Oracle
3 2 (1.29%) Infor
3 2 (1.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.29%) SAP
4 1 (0.65%) Facebook
4 1 (0.65%) ION Trading
4 1 (0.65%) PubNub
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