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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Cocoa
Rank 539 529 513
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -16
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 96 100 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.63% 0.66% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 77 68
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £31.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.00 £33.55
% change year-on-year
- -7.60%
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
15185 15118 14251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.16% 28.53% 27.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10614 10371 9209
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 £303 £290 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 263 199
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 £21.20 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £50.00 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -17 60 £450 -10.00% 13
South East +4 12 £368 -2.00% 1
North West +12 9 £425 +17.24%
South West +11 6 £550 +33.33% 2
Yorkshire +5 3 £425 +47.82%
North East -21 2 £338 -
West Midlands -36 2 £350 -9.67% 2
East of England - 2 £350 - 2
East Midlands - 1 £300 - 4
Cocoa
UK

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 174 (98.31%) Apple iOS
2 171 (96.61%) Objective-C
3 166 (93.79%) iOS Development
4 140 (79.10%) Agile Software Development
5 115 (64.97%) Apple Swift
6 94 (53.11%) Xcode
7 93 (52.54%) TDD
8 84 (47.46%) Scrum
9 82 (46.33%) Cocoa Touch
10 78 (44.07%) Mobile Development
11 74 (41.81%) iPhone
11 74 (41.81%) iPad
12 70 (39.55%) Unit Testing
13 69 (38.98%) Mobile App
14 63 (35.59%) User Experience
15 62 (35.03%) RESTful
16 58 (32.77%) BDD
17 55 (31.07%) OO
18 50 (28.25%) REST
19 49 (27.68%) Web Services
20 48 (27.12%) Apple
21 43 (24.29%) Core Data
22 42 (23.73%) Git (software)
23 39 (22.03%) Degree
24 38 (21.47%) Computer Science
25 34 (19.21%) Software Engineering
26 33 (18.64%) JSON
27 32 (18.08%) OOD
28 30 (16.95%) SOAP
29 29 (16.38%) Continuous Integration

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 3 (1.69%) CMS
2 2 (1.13%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (1.13%) JBoss
3 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.56%) IIS
3 1 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (6.21%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.73%) TestFlight
2 17 (9.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.69%) GitHub
4 2 (1.13%) iTunes
5 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.52%) Internet
1 8 (4.52%) Network Security
2 6 (3.39%) HTTP
3 1 (0.56%) DNS
3 1 (0.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.43%) SQLite
2 20 (11.30%) MySQL
3 19 (10.73%) MongoDB
4 18 (10.17%) CouchDB
5 17 (9.60%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.13%) DB2
6 2 (1.13%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.56%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 94 (53.11%) Xcode
2 42 (23.73%) Git (software)
3 15 (8.47%) Jenkins
4 10 (5.65%) Subversion
5 7 (3.95%) Maven
6 6 (3.39%) CocoaPods
7 5 (2.82%) JIRA
7 5 (2.82%) JUnit
8 4 (2.26%) Calabash
8 4 (2.26%) Hudson
8 4 (2.26%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (1.69%) Android Studio
9 3 (1.69%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.69%) Vagrant
10 2 (1.13%) Ant
10 2 (1.13%) Grunt
11 1 (0.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 1 (0.56%) Gradle
General
1 13 (7.34%) Retail
2 7 (3.95%) Publishing
3 6 (3.39%) Games
4 5 (2.82%) Banking
5 2 (1.13%) Finance
5 2 (1.13%) Marketing
5 2 (1.13%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 164 (92.66%) Developer
2 152 (85.88%) iOS Developer
3 36 (20.34%) Senior Developer
3 36 (20.34%) Senior iOS Developer
4 29 (16.38%) Objective-C Developer
5 16 (9.04%) Mobile Developer
6 11 (6.21%) Applications Developer
7 8 (4.52%) Android Developer
8 6 (3.39%) iOS Programmer
8 6 (3.39%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 6 (3.39%) Programmer
9 5 (2.82%) Java Android Developer
9 5 (2.82%) Java Developer
9 5 (2.82%) Java Mobile Developer
9 5 (2.82%) Software Engineer
10 4 (2.26%) E-Commerce Developer
10 4 (2.26%) Games Developer
10 4 (2.26%) iOS Android Developer
10 4 (2.26%) Lead Developer
11 3 (1.69%) Lead iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (46.33%) Cocoa Touch
2 62 (35.03%) RESTful
3 50 (28.25%) REST
4 49 (27.68%) Web Services
5 43 (24.29%) Core Data
6 33 (18.64%) JSON
7 30 (16.95%) SOAP
8 28 (15.82%) iOS SDK
9 26 (14.69%) XML
10 24 (13.56%) Core Animation
11 19 (10.73%) UIKit
12 15 (8.47%) HTML
13 14 (7.91%) CSS
14 12 (6.78%) HTML5
15 10 (5.65%) Android SDK
15 10 (5.65%) OpenGL
16 7 (3.95%) AVFoundation
16 7 (3.95%) CSS3
17 5 (2.82%) jQuery
18 3 (1.69%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 74 (41.81%) iPad
1 74 (41.81%) iPhone
2 69 (38.98%) Mobile App
3 63 (35.59%) User Experience
4 38 (21.47%) Computer Science
5 22 (12.43%) Animation
6 8 (4.52%) Digital Media
7 5 (2.82%) Fintech
7 5 (2.82%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.26%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.13%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.13%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.13%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.13%) Social Media
9 2 (1.13%) Wiki
10 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.56%) Physics
10 1 (0.56%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 174 (98.31%) Apple iOS
2 22 (12.43%) Android
3 10 (5.65%) Mac OS X
4 6 (3.39%) Windows
5 2 (1.13%) Linux
5 2 (1.13%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (1.13%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (93.79%) iOS Development
2 140 (79.10%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (52.54%) TDD
4 84 (47.46%) Scrum
5 78 (44.07%) Mobile Development
6 70 (39.55%) Unit Testing
7 58 (32.77%) BDD
8 55 (31.07%) OO
9 34 (19.21%) Software Engineering
10 32 (18.08%) OOD
11 29 (16.38%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (15.25%) E-Commerce
13 18 (10.17%) Android Development
13 18 (10.17%) Progressive Enhancement
13 18 (10.17%) Test Automation
14 16 (9.04%) OOP
14 16 (9.04%) Pair Programming
15 12 (6.78%) Web Development
16 10 (5.65%) Memory Management
17 9 (5.08%) Disruptive Innovation
Programming Languages
1 171 (96.61%) Objective-C
2 115 (64.97%) Apple Swift
3 27 (15.25%) JavaScript
4 24 (13.56%) Java
5 20 (11.30%) SQL
6 12 (6.78%) PHP
7 6 (3.39%) C#
8 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.56%) C
8 1 (0.56%) C++
8 1 (0.56%) Ruby
8 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 39 (22.03%) Degree
2 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 3 (1.69%) Docker
2 1 (0.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.26%) yum
Vendors
1 48 (27.12%) Apple
2 6 (3.39%) ION Trading
3 2 (1.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.13%) Oracle
4 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.56%) Endeca
4 1 (0.56%) HP
4 1 (0.56%) hybris
4 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.56%) TIBCO
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