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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa
Rank 486 479 416
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -63
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 97 86 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.18% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 0.61% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 65 87
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£375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.58 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £22.66 -
% change year-on-year
+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
14321 14131 14674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.98% 29.36% 27.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9235 9254 9139
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 250 344
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cocoa within the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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 +19 62 £375 -6.25% 19
South East +2 22 £400 +12.28% 4
Yorkshire +2 2 £300 -4.00%
North West -16 2 £305 +11.92% 3
East Midlands -5 1 - - 2
East of England -28 1 - - 1
South West -36 1 - - 2
North East - - - -
Cocoa
UK

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 174 (98.31%) Apple iOS
2 166 (93.79%) Objective-C
3 163 (92.09%) iOS Development
4 111 (62.71%) Cocoa Touch
5 85 (48.02%) iPhone
6 79 (44.63%) Xcode
7 73 (41.24%) iPad
8 69 (38.98%) iOS SDK
9 61 (34.46%) Mobile App
10 54 (30.51%) OO
11 52 (29.38%) Git (software)
12 50 (28.25%) Apple
13 49 (27.68%) Web Services
14 48 (27.12%) RESTful
15 45 (25.42%) Subversion
16 43 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
16 43 (24.29%) TDD
17 36 (20.34%) Scrum
18 34 (19.21%) JSON
19 33 (18.64%) Continuous Integration
20 30 (16.95%) SOAP
21 29 (16.38%) Android
22 26 (14.69%) HTML
22 26 (14.69%) JavaScript
23 25 (14.12%) REST
24 24 (13.56%) OOP
25 21 (11.86%) HTTP
26 20 (11.30%) C++
26 20 (11.30%) XML
26 20 (11.30%) Facebook

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 7 (3.95%) CMS
2 2 (1.13%) Apache
3 1 (0.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (1.13%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.86%) HTTP
2 3 (1.69%) VoIP
2 3 (1.69%) Wireshark
3 2 (1.13%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.56%) Internet
4 1 (0.56%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.95%) MySQL
2 4 (2.26%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 79 (44.63%) Xcode
2 52 (29.38%) Git (software)
3 45 (25.42%) Subversion
4 7 (3.95%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (2.82%) Mercurial
6 4 (2.26%) JIRA
7 3 (1.69%) Selenium
7 3 (1.69%) Maven
7 3 (1.69%) JBehave
7 3 (1.69%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.69%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.69%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.69%) eggPlant
8 2 (1.13%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.56%) Hudson
9 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (7.91%) Publishing
2 10 (5.65%) Finance
3 9 (5.08%) Legal
4 8 (4.52%) Retail
5 5 (2.82%) Banking
6 3 (1.69%) Games
7 2 (1.13%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Marketing
8 1 (0.56%) Advertising
8 1 (0.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 165 (93.22%) Developer
2 150 (84.75%) iOS Developer
3 20 (11.30%) Mobile Developer
4 13 (7.34%) Senior iOS Developer
4 13 (7.34%) Senior Developer
5 10 (5.65%) Android Developer
6 7 (3.95%) Lead Developer
7 6 (3.39%) iPhone Developer
8 5 (2.82%) Junior Developer
8 5 (2.82%) Architect
8 5 (2.82%) Junior
8 5 (2.82%) Junior iOS Developer
8 5 (2.82%) Mobility Architect
9 4 (2.26%) SAP Architect
10 2 (1.13%) Software Engineer
10 2 (1.13%) Tester
10 2 (1.13%) Mac Developer
10 2 (1.13%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 1 (0.56%) iPad Developer
11 1 (0.56%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (62.71%) Cocoa Touch
2 69 (38.98%) iOS SDK
3 49 (27.68%) Web Services
4 48 (27.12%) RESTful
5 34 (19.21%) JSON
6 30 (16.95%) SOAP
7 26 (14.69%) HTML
8 25 (14.12%) REST
9 20 (11.30%) XML
10 16 (9.04%) UIKit
11 11 (6.21%) CSS
12 8 (4.52%) jQuery
13 7 (3.95%) HTML5
14 5 (2.82%) Ajax
14 5 (2.82%) Android SDK
15 4 (2.26%) Xamarin.iOS
15 4 (2.26%) Core Animation
16 3 (1.69%) .NET
16 3 (1.69%) Flash
17 2 (1.13%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 85 (48.02%) iPhone
2 73 (41.24%) iPad
3 61 (34.46%) Mobile App
4 14 (7.91%) Client/Server
5 8 (4.52%) Social Media
6 7 (3.95%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.82%) Digital Media
7 5 (2.82%) N-Tier
8 4 (2.26%) Blackberry
8 4 (2.26%) Handset
8 4 (2.26%) Animation
8 4 (2.26%) Video on Demand
9 3 (1.69%) IPTV
9 3 (1.69%) Video Editing
9 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.69%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (1.13%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (1.13%) Streaming Video
10 2 (1.13%) DTV
10 2 (1.13%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 174 (98.31%) Apple iOS
2 29 (16.38%) Android
3 6 (3.39%) Mac OS X
4 4 (2.26%) Windows
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.56%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (92.09%) iOS Development
2 54 (30.51%) OO
3 43 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (24.29%) TDD
4 36 (20.34%) Scrum
5 33 (18.64%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (13.56%) OOP
7 19 (10.73%) Software Engineering
7 19 (10.73%) Memory Management
8 18 (10.17%) Unit Testing
9 15 (8.47%) Android Development
10 14 (7.91%) Kanban
11 13 (7.34%) BDD
12 12 (6.78%) MVC
12 12 (6.78%) E-Commerce
13 11 (6.21%) OOD
14 10 (5.65%) Mobile Application Development
14 10 (5.65%) Multithreading
15 6 (3.39%) User Stories
16 5 (2.82%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 166 (93.79%) Objective-C
2 26 (14.69%) JavaScript
3 20 (11.30%) C++
4 13 (7.34%) Java
5 8 (4.52%) SQL
5 8 (4.52%) Python
6 6 (3.39%) C
6 6 (3.39%) PHP
7 5 (2.82%) Ruby
7 5 (2.82%) C#
8 4 (2.26%) PowerHouse
8 4 (2.26%) Perl
9 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (3.39%) Degree
2 3 (1.69%) ISEB
2 3 (1.69%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.13%) BC Cleared
3 2 (1.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.52%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.69%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 50 (28.25%) Apple
2 20 (11.30%) Facebook
3 5 (2.82%) SAP
3 5 (2.82%) Google
4 3 (1.69%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.69%) Yahoo!
5 2 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.13%) Twitter
6 1 (0.56%) Sony
6 1 (0.56%) Symbian
6 1 (0.56%) Sencha
London
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £380.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Deltatre Media
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago