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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Cocoa
Rank 540 511 508
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -3
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 85 100 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.60% 0.73% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 74 56
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 £375 £300 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £28.50 £34.20 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £34.20 -
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -
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
14122 13694 13211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.22% 27.31% 27.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10116 9153 8895
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £282 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 187 166
Median hourly rate £31.90 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.00 £15.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £49.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 52 £475 +5.55% 10
South East -7 17 £450 +24.13% 5
Yorkshire - 7 £425 -
North West -6 3 £410 +92.94% 3
South West -16 2 £425 +3.03%
North East - 2 £313 - 1
West Midlands -10 1 £375 +7.91%
East of England - 1 £400 - 1
Cocoa
UK

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 119 (97.54%) Apple iOS
2 117 (95.90%) Objective-C
3 110 (90.16%) iOS Development
4 95 (77.87%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (59.84%) Xcode
6 61 (50.00%) Apple Swift
7 59 (48.36%) Mobile Development
8 54 (44.26%) TDD
9 53 (43.44%) Scrum
9 53 (43.44%) iPhone
10 50 (40.98%) RESTful
10 50 (40.98%) Cocoa Touch
11 49 (40.16%) iPad
12 44 (36.07%) User Experience
13 43 (35.25%) BDD
13 43 (35.25%) OO
14 41 (33.61%) Mobile App
15 38 (31.15%) Unit Testing
16 35 (28.69%) Apple
17 27 (22.13%) OOD
17 27 (22.13%) Degree
18 26 (21.31%) Computer Science
19 24 (19.67%) iOS SDK
20 23 (18.85%) Web Services
21 19 (15.57%) REST
22 17 (13.93%) Animation
22 17 (13.93%) JSON
23 16 (13.11%) Software Engineering
23 16 (13.11%) Git (software)
23 16 (13.11%) 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 (4.92%) CMS
2 1 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.82%) IIS
2 1 (0.82%) JBoss
2 1 (0.82%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (5.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.82%) GitHub
2 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.46%) HTTP
2 1 (0.82%) DNS
2 1 (0.82%) Network Security
2 1 (0.82%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.92%) SQLite
2 3 (2.46%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.46%) MySQL
3 2 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (1.64%) CouchDB
3 2 (1.64%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.82%) Couchbase
4 1 (0.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 73 (59.84%) Xcode
2 16 (13.11%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.74%) Jenkins
4 6 (4.92%) CocoaPods
5 4 (3.28%) Android Studio
6 3 (2.46%) JIRA
7 2 (1.64%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (1.64%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.64%) Gradle
7 2 (1.64%) Maven
7 2 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.64%) Subversion
8 1 (0.82%) Ant
8 1 (0.82%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.82%) JUnit
8 1 (0.82%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (6.56%) Publishing
2 5 (4.10%) Games
3 2 (1.64%) Retail
4 1 (0.82%) Banking
4 1 (0.82%) Finance
4 1 (0.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 113 (92.62%) Developer
2 102 (83.61%) iOS Developer
3 24 (19.67%) Senior Developer
3 24 (19.67%) Senior iOS Developer
4 15 (12.30%) Objective-C Developer
5 14 (11.48%) Mobile Developer
6 13 (10.66%) Applications Developer
7 7 (5.74%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 6 (4.92%) iOS Programmer
8 6 (4.92%) Programmer
9 5 (4.10%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.46%) Android Developer
10 3 (2.46%) Games Developer
11 2 (1.64%) E-Commerce Developer
11 2 (1.64%) iOS Android Developer
11 2 (1.64%) Lead Developer
11 2 (1.64%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
11 2 (1.64%) Software Developer
12 1 (0.82%) Architect
12 1 (0.82%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (40.98%) Cocoa Touch
1 50 (40.98%) RESTful
2 24 (19.67%) iOS SDK
3 23 (18.85%) Web Services
4 19 (15.57%) REST
5 17 (13.93%) JSON
6 16 (13.11%) Core Animation
7 12 (9.84%) SOAP
7 12 (9.84%) XML
8 11 (9.02%) Android SDK
9 10 (8.20%) UIKit
10 7 (5.74%) AVFoundation
10 7 (5.74%) OpenGL
11 5 (4.10%) HTML
12 4 (3.28%) CSS
12 4 (3.28%) HTML5
13 3 (2.46%) jQuery
14 2 (1.64%) Ajax
14 2 (1.64%) CSS3
14 2 (1.64%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 53 (43.44%) iPhone
2 49 (40.16%) iPad
3 44 (36.07%) User Experience
4 41 (33.61%) Mobile App
5 26 (21.31%) Computer Science
6 17 (13.93%) Animation
7 4 (3.28%) Fintech
7 4 (3.28%) Smartphone
7 4 (3.28%) Social Media
8 2 (1.64%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.82%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.82%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.82%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.82%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.82%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.82%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.82%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.82%) Physics
9 1 (0.82%) Social Gaming
9 1 (0.82%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 119 (97.54%) Apple iOS
2 15 (12.30%) Android
3 9 (7.38%) Mac OS X
4 4 (3.28%) Windows
5 2 (1.64%) Linux
6 1 (0.82%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.82%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.82%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (90.16%) iOS Development
2 95 (77.87%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (48.36%) Mobile Development
4 54 (44.26%) TDD
5 53 (43.44%) Scrum
6 43 (35.25%) BDD
6 43 (35.25%) OO
7 38 (31.15%) Unit Testing
8 27 (22.13%) OOD
9 16 (13.11%) Software Engineering
10 12 (9.84%) OOP
11 11 (9.02%) E-Commerce
12 9 (7.38%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (6.56%) Android Development
13 8 (6.56%) Memory Management
14 7 (5.74%) Multithreading
15 6 (4.92%) Content Management
16 4 (3.28%) Web Development
17 3 (2.46%) Configuration Management
17 3 (2.46%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 117 (95.90%) Objective-C
2 61 (50.00%) Apple Swift
3 12 (9.84%) Java
4 9 (7.38%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.28%) C
6 3 (2.46%) C++
6 3 (2.46%) PHP
7 2 (1.64%) C#
7 2 (1.64%) SQL
8 1 (0.82%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (22.13%) Degree
2 1 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.64%) Docker
2 1 (0.82%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.64%) yum
Vendors
1 35 (28.69%) Apple
2 7 (5.74%) ION Trading
3 2 (1.64%) Atlassian
3 2 (1.64%) Google
3 2 (1.64%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.82%) Endeca
4 1 (0.82%) Facebook
4 1 (0.82%) HP
4 1 (0.82%) hybris
4 1 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.82%) TIBCO
4 1 (0.82%) Twitter
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