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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Cocoa
Rank 523 515 529
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 96 116 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 0.78% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 97 60
Median daily rate £431 £425 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% +19.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.17% -9.37%
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
15488 14952 14282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.05% 28.75% 27.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10780 10420 9423
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 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 269 160
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.85 £17.50 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -20 62 £450 - 16
South East -2 7 £325 -11.86%
North West +18 6 £425 - 2
South West +16 6 £550 +33.33%
Yorkshire +9 4 £425 +41.66%
West Midlands -29 4 £375 -
East Midlands - 3 £300 - 2
East of England - 3 £400 - 1
North East -27 1 £338 -
Cocoa
UK

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 182 (98.38%) Apple iOS
2 175 (94.59%) iOS Development
3 173 (93.51%) Objective-C
4 148 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
5 125 (67.57%) Apple Swift
6 107 (57.84%) TDD
7 85 (45.95%) Cocoa Touch
8 84 (45.41%) Scrum
9 83 (44.86%) Mobile Development
10 81 (43.78%) Xcode
11 70 (37.84%) iPad
11 70 (37.84%) iPhone
12 69 (37.30%) Mobile App
13 68 (36.76%) Unit Testing
14 66 (35.68%) RESTful
15 65 (35.14%) User Experience
16 61 (32.97%) BDD
17 56 (30.27%) OO
17 56 (30.27%) REST
18 53 (28.65%) Web Services
19 49 (26.49%) Core Data
20 48 (25.95%) Apple
20 48 (25.95%) Git (software)
21 39 (21.08%) Continuous Integration
22 35 (18.92%) E-Commerce
23 34 (18.38%) JavaScript
23 34 (18.38%) Software Engineering
23 34 (18.38%) Degree
24 33 (17.84%) JSON
24 33 (17.84%) Computer Science

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 2 (1.08%) Apache ServiceMix
1 2 (1.08%) JBoss
2 1 (0.54%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (5.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.89%) TestFlight
2 20 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.08%) GitHub
3 2 (1.08%) iTunes
4 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.03%) Internet
2 11 (5.95%) Network Security
3 6 (3.24%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.97%) SQLite
2 22 (11.89%) MySQL
3 21 (11.35%) CouchDB
3 21 (11.35%) MongoDB
4 20 (10.81%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.08%) DB2
5 2 (1.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 81 (43.78%) Xcode
2 48 (25.95%) Git (software)
3 19 (10.27%) Jenkins
4 14 (7.57%) Subversion
5 12 (6.49%) Maven
6 9 (4.86%) Calabash
6 9 (4.86%) Hudson
6 9 (4.86%) JIRA
7 6 (3.24%) CocoaPods
8 5 (2.70%) JUnit
9 4 (2.16%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (1.08%) Android Studio
10 2 (1.08%) Ant
10 2 (1.08%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.08%) Grunt
10 2 (1.08%) Vagrant
General
1 20 (10.81%) Retail
2 9 (4.86%) Marketing
3 5 (2.70%) Banking
3 5 (2.70%) Games
3 5 (2.70%) Publishing
4 2 (1.08%) Private Banking
5 1 (0.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 174 (94.05%) Developer
2 164 (88.65%) iOS Developer
3 36 (19.46%) Senior Developer
3 36 (19.46%) Senior iOS Developer
4 27 (14.59%) Objective-C Developer
5 17 (9.19%) Mobile Developer
6 11 (5.95%) Applications Developer
7 8 (4.32%) Android Developer
8 7 (3.78%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 6 (3.24%) iOS Programmer
9 6 (3.24%) Programmer
10 5 (2.70%) iOS Android Developer
10 5 (2.70%) Java Android Developer
10 5 (2.70%) Java Developer
10 5 (2.70%) Java Mobile Developer
10 5 (2.70%) Lead Developer
10 5 (2.70%) Lead iOS Developer
10 5 (2.70%) Software Engineer
11 4 (2.16%) Games Developer
12 3 (1.62%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (45.95%) Cocoa Touch
2 66 (35.68%) RESTful
3 56 (30.27%) REST
4 53 (28.65%) Web Services
5 49 (26.49%) Core Data
6 33 (17.84%) Core Animation
6 33 (17.84%) JSON
7 31 (16.76%) SOAP
8 29 (15.68%) XML
9 20 (10.81%) iOS SDK
10 17 (9.19%) CSS
10 17 (9.19%) HTML
11 15 (8.11%) HTML5
11 15 (8.11%) UIKit
12 12 (6.49%) CSS3
13 10 (5.41%) OpenGL
14 7 (3.78%) Android SDK
14 7 (3.78%) AVFoundation
15 3 (1.62%) AngularJS
16 2 (1.08%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 70 (37.84%) iPad
1 70 (37.84%) iPhone
2 69 (37.30%) Mobile App
3 65 (35.14%) User Experience
4 33 (17.84%) Computer Science
5 31 (16.76%) Animation
6 11 (5.95%) Digital Media
7 8 (4.32%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.70%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (1.62%) Fintech
10 2 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.08%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.08%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.08%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.08%) Wiki
11 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.54%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.54%) Physics
11 1 (0.54%) Social Media
11 1 (0.54%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 182 (98.38%) Apple iOS
2 33 (17.84%) Android
3 10 (5.41%) Mac OS X
4 5 (2.70%) Windows
5 2 (1.08%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.54%) Linux
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (94.59%) iOS Development
2 148 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (57.84%) TDD
4 84 (45.41%) Scrum
5 83 (44.86%) Mobile Development
6 68 (36.76%) Unit Testing
7 61 (32.97%) BDD
8 56 (30.27%) OO
9 39 (21.08%) Continuous Integration
10 35 (18.92%) E-Commerce
11 34 (18.38%) Software Engineering
12 29 (15.68%) Android Development
12 29 (15.68%) OOD
13 24 (12.97%) Pair Programming
14 21 (11.35%) Progressive Enhancement
14 21 (11.35%) Test Automation
15 15 (8.11%) High Availability
15 15 (8.11%) OOP
15 15 (8.11%) Systems Analysis
16 14 (7.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 173 (93.51%) Objective-C
2 125 (67.57%) Apple Swift
3 34 (18.38%) JavaScript
4 25 (13.51%) Java
5 23 (12.43%) SQL
6 13 (7.03%) PHP
7 5 (2.70%) C#
8 1 (0.54%) Ruby
8 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (18.38%) Degree
2 1 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 2 (1.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.16%) yum
Vendors
1 48 (25.95%) Apple
2 7 (3.78%) ION Trading
3 2 (1.08%) Oracle
4 1 (0.54%) HP
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft
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