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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Cocoa
Rank 491 491 467
Rank change year-on-year
0 -24
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 104 92 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.72% 0.66% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 56 61
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£413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £294 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £493 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Average hourly rate £31.00 £45.00 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +98.58%
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
14460 13870 13417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.96% 28.09% 28.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9914 9065 8711
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 203 276
Average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -7 51 £500 +25.00% 9
South East -10 26 £375 -6.25% 2
South West +14 13 £413 +32.00%
North West -11 9 £381 - 2
West Midlands +1 5 £388 -22.57% 3
Yorkshire -22 1 £275 -21.42% 3
North East - 1 - - 1
Cocoa
UK

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 188 (99.47%) Apple iOS
2 187 (98.94%) iOS Development
3 167 (88.36%) Objective-C
4 110 (58.20%) Agile Software Development
5 109 (57.67%) Cocoa Touch
6 71 (37.57%) Mobile Development
7 61 (32.28%) Xcode
8 60 (31.75%) Mobile App
9 56 (29.63%) iPhone
10 52 (27.51%) Android
11 50 (26.46%) iOS SDK
12 46 (24.34%) TDD
13 45 (23.81%) iPad
14 44 (23.28%) Android Development
14 44 (23.28%) Apple Swift
15 43 (22.75%) REST
16 40 (21.16%) Git (software)
17 38 (20.11%) Apple
18 31 (16.40%) Java
19 30 (15.87%) Web Services
20 29 (15.34%) RESTful
21 28 (14.81%) C++
22 27 (14.29%) C#
22 27 (14.29%) JavaScript
22 27 (14.29%) OO
23 23 (12.17%) Android SDK
24 22 (11.64%) User Experience
25 21 (11.11%) API Integration
25 21 (11.11%) JSON
26 20 (10.58%) Scrum

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 10 (5.29%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (1.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.53%) GitHub
1 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.76%) HTTP
2 4 (2.12%) Internet
3 2 (1.06%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.65%) SQLite
2 1 (0.53%) MySQL
2 1 (0.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 61 (32.28%) Xcode
2 40 (21.16%) Git (software)
3 17 (8.99%) Subversion
4 6 (3.17%) CocoaPods
5 3 (1.59%) Appium
6 2 (1.06%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.06%) JIRA
6 2 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.06%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.53%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.53%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.53%) Bitbucket
General
1 16 (8.47%) Publishing
2 9 (4.76%) Finance
3 5 (2.65%) Retail
4 4 (2.12%) Automotive
5 2 (1.06%) Electronics
5 2 (1.06%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.06%) Music Industry
5 2 (1.06%) Marketing
5 2 (1.06%) Games
6 1 (0.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 175 (92.59%) Developer
2 159 (84.13%) iOS Developer
3 37 (19.58%) Mobile Developer
4 19 (10.05%) Senior Developer
4 19 (10.05%) Senior iOS Developer
5 11 (5.82%) Software Engineer
6 10 (5.29%) Android Developer
7 5 (2.65%) UI Developer
7 5 (2.65%) UI Programmer
7 5 (2.65%) AWS Developer
8 4 (2.12%) iPhone Developer
8 4 (2.12%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 3 (1.59%) Applications Developer
10 2 (1.06%) Programmer
10 2 (1.06%) Xamarin Developer
11 1 (0.53%) Junior iOS Developer
11 1 (0.53%) Lead Developer
11 1 (0.53%) .NET Developer
11 1 (0.53%) C# Developer
11 1 (0.53%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (57.67%) Cocoa Touch
2 50 (26.46%) iOS SDK
3 43 (22.75%) REST
4 30 (15.87%) Web Services
5 29 (15.34%) RESTful
6 23 (12.17%) Android SDK
7 21 (11.11%) JSON
8 18 (9.52%) Core Animation
8 18 (9.52%) XML
9 15 (7.94%) HTML
9 15 (7.94%) UIKit
10 14 (7.41%) CSS
10 14 (7.41%) SOAP
11 11 (5.82%) OpenGL
12 9 (4.76%) HTML5
13 5 (2.65%) iPhone SDK
13 5 (2.65%) .NET
14 4 (2.12%) CSS3
15 3 (1.59%) PhoneGap
15 3 (1.59%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 60 (31.75%) Mobile App
2 56 (29.63%) iPhone
3 45 (23.81%) iPad
4 22 (11.64%) User Experience
5 19 (10.05%) Animation
6 14 (7.41%) Computer Science
7 12 (6.35%) Client/Server
8 6 (3.17%) Streaming Video
8 6 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.65%) Over-the-Top Content
9 5 (2.65%) Data Structures
10 4 (2.12%) Social Network
11 3 (1.59%) Blackberry
11 3 (1.59%) Social Media
12 2 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
13 1 (0.53%) Visualisation
13 1 (0.53%) Video on Demand
13 1 (0.53%) Cryptography
13 1 (0.53%) IPTV
13 1 (0.53%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 188 (99.47%) Apple iOS
2 52 (27.51%) Android
3 7 (3.70%) Mac OS X
4 6 (3.17%) Windows
5 4 (2.12%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (98.94%) iOS Development
2 110 (58.20%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (37.57%) Mobile Development
4 46 (24.34%) TDD
5 44 (23.28%) Android Development
6 27 (14.29%) OO
7 21 (11.11%) API Integration
8 20 (10.58%) Scrum
9 18 (9.52%) Software Engineering
10 17 (8.99%) E-Commerce
11 16 (8.47%) OOD
11 16 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (8.47%) BDD
12 15 (7.94%) Unit Testing
12 15 (7.94%) Memory Management
13 10 (5.29%) Open Source
13 10 (5.29%) Multithreading
13 10 (5.29%) Content Management
13 10 (5.29%) OOP
14 7 (3.70%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 167 (88.36%) Objective-C
2 44 (23.28%) Apple Swift
3 31 (16.40%) Java
4 28 (14.81%) C++
5 27 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 27 (14.29%) C#
6 4 (2.12%) C
6 4 (2.12%) Ruby
7 1 (0.53%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.59%) QA
Vendors
1 38 (20.11%) Apple
2 8 (4.23%) Xamarin
3 5 (2.65%) Google
4 1 (0.53%) Appcelerator
4 1 (0.53%) Netbiscuits
4 1 (0.53%) Kony
4 1 (0.53%) ION Trading
4 1 (0.53%) Volantis
4 1 (0.53%) SAP
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft
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