The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Cocoa
Rank 486 482 486
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 103 95 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 0.67% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 67 65
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£425 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £276 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £31.00 £45.00 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +38.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.20 £35.84 £24.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.56 £45.00 £40.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £33.55 £22.66
% change year-on-year
-7.60% +48.05%
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
15141 14259 14334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.49% 28.34% 29.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10442 9185 9380
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 195 249
Average hourly rate £39.38 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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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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 +24 68 £475 +26.66% 19
South East -23 16 £375 -6.25% 3
West Midlands +3 6 £388 - 3
North West -27 6 £363 +18.85% 4
South West -6 5 £413 -
Yorkshire -28 3 £300 - 3
North East - 1 - - 2
Cocoa
UK

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 200 (99.01%) Apple iOS
2 199 (98.51%) iOS Development
3 179 (88.61%) Objective-C
4 121 (59.90%) Agile Software Development
5 105 (51.98%) Cocoa Touch
6 71 (35.15%) Mobile Development
6 71 (35.15%) Xcode
7 70 (34.65%) iPhone
8 61 (30.20%) Mobile App
9 58 (28.71%) iPad
10 55 (27.23%) iOS SDK
11 53 (26.24%) TDD
12 51 (25.25%) Apple Swift
13 49 (24.26%) Android
14 48 (23.76%) Apple
15 44 (21.78%) REST
16 42 (20.79%) Android Development
17 39 (19.31%) OO
17 39 (19.31%) RESTful
18 38 (18.81%) Git (software)
19 34 (16.83%) Java
20 33 (16.34%) C++
21 31 (15.35%) User Experience
22 28 (13.86%) Scrum
23 27 (13.37%) C#
23 27 (13.37%) JavaScript
23 27 (13.37%) Web Services
24 26 (12.87%) JSON
25 25 (12.38%) BDD
25 25 (12.38%) Android SDK

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 15 (7.43%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.98%) GitHub
2 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.97%) HTTP
2 4 (1.98%) Internet
3 3 (1.49%) NFC
4 1 (0.50%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.97%) SQLite
2 1 (0.50%) MySQL
2 1 (0.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 71 (35.15%) Xcode
2 38 (18.81%) Git (software)
3 14 (6.93%) Subversion
4 5 (2.48%) CocoaPods
5 3 (1.49%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.99%) JIRA
7 1 (0.50%) Appium
7 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.50%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.50%) Bitbucket
General
1 21 (10.40%) Publishing
2 10 (4.95%) Finance
3 6 (2.97%) Retail
4 4 (1.98%) Automotive
4 4 (1.98%) Electronics
5 3 (1.49%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.49%) Marketing
6 2 (0.99%) Music Industry
6 2 (0.99%) Games
7 1 (0.50%) Law
7 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 189 (93.56%) Developer
2 172 (85.15%) iOS Developer
3 39 (19.31%) Mobile Developer
4 19 (9.41%) Senior iOS Developer
4 19 (9.41%) Senior Developer
5 11 (5.45%) Software Engineer
6 9 (4.46%) Android Developer
7 6 (2.97%) UI Programmer
7 6 (2.97%) UI Developer
8 5 (2.48%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 5 (2.48%) AWS Developer
9 4 (1.98%) Applications Developer
10 3 (1.49%) iPhone Developer
10 3 (1.49%) Programmer
11 2 (0.99%) Xamarin Developer
12 1 (0.50%) Junior iOS Developer
12 1 (0.50%) Senior Android Developer
12 1 (0.50%) iPad Developer
12 1 (0.50%) C# .NET Developer
12 1 (0.50%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (51.98%) Cocoa Touch
2 55 (27.23%) iOS SDK
3 44 (21.78%) REST
4 39 (19.31%) RESTful
5 27 (13.37%) Web Services
6 26 (12.87%) JSON
7 25 (12.38%) Android SDK
8 21 (10.40%) HTML
9 19 (9.41%) XML
10 17 (8.42%) Core Animation
11 16 (7.92%) CSS
12 13 (6.44%) UIKit
13 11 (5.45%) HTML5
13 11 (5.45%) SOAP
14 10 (4.95%) OpenGL
15 6 (2.97%) iPhone SDK
16 5 (2.48%) CSS3
16 5 (2.48%) .NET
17 3 (1.49%) PhoneGap
17 3 (1.49%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 70 (34.65%) iPhone
2 61 (30.20%) Mobile App
3 58 (28.71%) iPad
4 31 (15.35%) User Experience
5 18 (8.91%) Animation
6 16 (7.92%) Computer Science
7 10 (4.95%) Client/Server
8 9 (4.46%) Streaming Video
9 6 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (2.48%) Over-the-Top Content
11 4 (1.98%) Video on Demand
11 4 (1.98%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.98%) Apple TV
12 3 (1.49%) Data Structures
12 3 (1.49%) Social Network
13 2 (0.99%) Social Media
13 2 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
14 1 (0.50%) Visualisation
14 1 (0.50%) DTV
14 1 (0.50%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 200 (99.01%) Apple iOS
2 49 (24.26%) Android
3 8 (3.96%) Windows
4 6 (2.97%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.98%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.50%) UNIX
6 1 (0.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (98.51%) iOS Development
2 121 (59.90%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (35.15%) Mobile Development
4 53 (26.24%) TDD
5 42 (20.79%) Android Development
6 39 (19.31%) OO
7 28 (13.86%) Scrum
8 25 (12.38%) BDD
9 24 (11.88%) OOD
9 24 (11.88%) Unit Testing
10 21 (10.40%) API Integration
11 19 (9.41%) Software Engineering
12 18 (8.91%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (8.42%) E-Commerce
14 15 (7.43%) Content Management
15 13 (6.44%) Memory Management
16 12 (5.94%) Multithreading
17 10 (4.95%) Open Source
17 10 (4.95%) OOP
18 8 (3.96%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 179 (88.61%) Objective-C
2 51 (25.25%) Apple Swift
3 34 (16.83%) Java
4 33 (16.34%) C++
5 27 (13.37%) JavaScript
5 27 (13.37%) C#
6 4 (1.98%) C
7 2 (0.99%) Ruby
8 1 (0.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (9.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.48%) QA
Vendors
1 48 (23.76%) Apple
2 8 (3.96%) Xamarin
3 5 (2.48%) Google
4 2 (0.99%) SAP
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.50%) ION Trading
5 1 (0.50%) Volantis
5 1 (0.50%) Appcelerator
5 1 (0.50%) Netbiscuits
5 1 (0.50%) Kony
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Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Rate: From £500 to £550 per day for 3 months (rolling)
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
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Rate: £400 - £490 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
West Midlands
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Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
London
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Rate: £0 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
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Rate: £550 - £600 per day
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago