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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Cocoa
UK / England
Rank 528 573 553
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -20
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 51 39 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.082% 0.096%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.39% 0.28% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 29 27
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £373 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £44.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 - -

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
13151 13715 12976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.40% 28.76% 27.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9187 9556 8677
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 237 173
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.56 £20.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 24 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cocoa across the England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Cocoa Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 February 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 +21 23 £450 -10.00% 3
Yorkshire +28 11 £410 +2.50% 1
East of England +10 7 £270 -28.00% 2
North West +26 4 £425 - 2
South East +15 3 £350 -22.22%
South West +15 1 £425 - 1
East Midlands +3 1 £400 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £350 -
Cocoa
UK

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 119 (97.54%) Apple iOS
2 118 (96.72%) iOS Development
3 105 (86.07%) Apple Swift
4 104 (85.25%) Objective-C
5 93 (76.23%) Agile Software Development
6 64 (52.46%) TDD
7 58 (47.54%) RESTful
8 56 (45.90%) Cocoa Touch
9 48 (39.34%) Scrum
10 43 (35.25%) Mobile App
11 40 (32.79%) Xcode
12 38 (31.15%) REST
13 37 (30.33%) Android
13 37 (30.33%) Continuous Integration
14 35 (28.69%) iPhone
14 35 (28.69%) User Experience
15 34 (27.87%) JavaScript
15 34 (27.87%) Web Services
16 31 (25.41%) Core Data
17 29 (23.77%) Jenkins
17 29 (23.77%) Unit Testing
18 27 (22.13%) Git (software)
18 27 (22.13%) Animation
18 27 (22.13%) Core Animation
19 25 (20.49%) BDD
19 25 (20.49%) OO
19 25 (20.49%) Mobile Development
20 24 (19.67%) Android Development
20 24 (19.67%) Java
21 22 (18.03%) HTML

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 (2.46%) Confluence
2 2 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.64%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.82%) Apache
3 1 (0.82%) Mule
3 1 (0.82%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.48%) TestFlight
2 12 (9.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (8.20%) GitHub
4 5 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.64%) Office 365
5 2 (1.64%) Yammer
6 1 (0.82%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.74%) Network Security
2 5 (4.10%) Internet
3 1 (0.82%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.48%) SQLite
2 13 (10.66%) MongoDB
3 12 (9.84%) CouchDB
4 10 (8.20%) Azure SQL Database
4 10 (8.20%) MySQL
5 4 (3.28%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 40 (32.79%) Xcode
2 29 (23.77%) Jenkins
3 27 (22.13%) Git (software)
4 14 (11.48%) JIRA
5 8 (6.56%) Calabash
5 8 (6.56%) JUnit
6 7 (5.74%) Hudson
7 6 (4.92%) CocoaPods
7 6 (4.92%) Maven
8 5 (4.10%) Bitbucket
8 5 (4.10%) Subversion
9 4 (3.28%) Android Studio
9 4 (3.28%) Travis CI
10 2 (1.64%) Babel
10 2 (1.64%) Gradle
11 1 (0.82%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 1 (0.82%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.82%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.82%) webpack
General
1 17 (13.93%) Retail
2 8 (6.56%) Marketing
3 7 (5.74%) Automotive
4 3 (2.46%) Finance
5 2 (1.64%) Games
5 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 118 (96.72%) Developer
2 117 (95.90%) iOS Developer
3 17 (13.93%) Senior Developer
3 17 (13.93%) Senior iOS Developer
4 9 (7.38%) Mobile Developer
5 8 (6.56%) Objective-C Developer
6 7 (5.74%) Android Developer
6 7 (5.74%) Applications Developer
6 7 (5.74%) iOS Android Developer
6 7 (5.74%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 6 (4.92%) Lead Developer
7 6 (4.92%) Lead iOS Developer
8 4 (3.28%) Java Android Developer
8 4 (3.28%) Java Applications Developer
8 4 (3.28%) Java Developer
8 4 (3.28%) Java Mobile Developer
9 3 (2.46%) Architect
9 3 (2.46%) E-Commerce Developer
9 3 (2.46%) Technical Architect
10 2 (1.64%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (47.54%) RESTful
2 56 (45.90%) Cocoa Touch
3 38 (31.15%) REST
4 34 (27.87%) Web Services
5 31 (25.41%) Core Data
6 27 (22.13%) Core Animation
7 22 (18.03%) HTML
8 21 (17.21%) iOS SDK
8 21 (17.21%) JSON
9 14 (11.48%) HTML5
10 13 (10.66%) SOAP
10 13 (10.66%) XML
11 11 (9.02%) CSS
12 10 (8.20%) CSS3
13 8 (6.56%) iPhone SDK
14 5 (4.10%) Node.js
15 4 (3.28%) Android SDK
15 4 (3.28%) UIKit
16 3 (2.46%) jQuery
16 3 (2.46%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 43 (35.25%) Mobile App
2 35 (28.69%) iPhone
2 35 (28.69%) User Experience
3 27 (22.13%) Animation
4 21 (17.21%) iPad
5 18 (14.75%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.28%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.64%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.82%) Fintech
8 1 (0.82%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.82%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 119 (97.54%) Apple iOS
2 37 (30.33%) Android
3 7 (5.74%) Windows
4 4 (3.28%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.82%) Linux
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (96.72%) iOS Development
2 93 (76.23%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (52.46%) TDD
4 48 (39.34%) Scrum
5 37 (30.33%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (23.77%) Unit Testing
7 25 (20.49%) BDD
7 25 (20.49%) Mobile Development
7 25 (20.49%) OO
8 24 (19.67%) Android Development
9 22 (18.03%) Pair Programming
10 20 (16.39%) E-Commerce
10 20 (16.39%) OOD
11 13 (10.66%) Software Engineering
12 12 (9.84%) High Availability
12 12 (9.84%) Test Automation
13 11 (9.02%) Systems Analysis
14 10 (8.20%) Automated Testing
14 10 (8.20%) Progressive Enhancement
15 9 (7.38%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 105 (86.07%) Apple Swift
2 104 (85.25%) Objective-C
3 34 (27.87%) JavaScript
4 24 (19.67%) Java
5 11 (9.02%) SQL
6 10 (8.20%) C++
7 5 (4.10%) C#
8 4 (3.28%) PHP
9 2 (1.64%) ES6
9 2 (1.64%) Ruby
10 1 (0.82%) C
10 1 (0.82%) ECMAScript
10 1 (0.82%) Scala
10 1 (0.82%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (3.28%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.64%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (9.02%) Apple
2 2 (1.64%) Google
2 2 (1.64%) Infor
2 2 (1.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.64%) Oracle
2 2 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (1.64%) SAP
3 1 (0.82%) Appcelerator
3 1 (0.82%) Facebook
3 1 (0.82%) PubNub
3 1 (0.82%) Splunk
3 1 (0.82%) Tealium
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Oscar
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