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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Cocoa
Rank 534 511 491
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -20
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 91 108 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.64% 0.76% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 78 64
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 £393 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £381 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.47% +17.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 - -
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
14288 14202 13460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.02% 27.92% 28.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10187 9700 8897
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 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 200 194
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.65 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -2 53 £494 +3.94% 12
South East -4 23 £450 +22.03% 3
Yorkshire - 6 £425 - 1
North West -19 4 £425 +47.82% 2
North East - 3 £313 -
South West -13 2 £364 -11.81%
West Midlands -25 1 - - 1
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Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 141 (97.92%) Apple iOS
2 140 (97.22%) Objective-C
3 133 (92.36%) iOS Development
4 112 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
5 80 (55.56%) Xcode
5 80 (55.56%) Apple Swift
6 73 (50.69%) Mobile Development
7 70 (48.61%) Cocoa Touch
8 66 (45.83%) TDD
9 62 (43.06%) Scrum
9 62 (43.06%) Mobile App
10 57 (39.58%) iPhone
11 54 (37.50%) iPad
12 53 (36.81%) User Experience
13 51 (35.42%) Unit Testing
14 48 (33.33%) RESTful
14 48 (33.33%) BDD
15 44 (30.56%) OO
16 43 (29.86%) Apple
17 36 (25.00%) Web Services
18 33 (22.92%) REST
19 32 (22.22%) Degree
20 31 (21.53%) Computer Science
21 28 (19.44%) OOD
22 25 (17.36%) Animation
22 25 (17.36%) iOS SDK
23 24 (16.67%) Core Animation
24 23 (15.97%) Git (software)
25 22 (15.28%) JSON
25 22 (15.28%) Software Engineering

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 (4.17%) CMS
2 2 (1.39%) JBoss
3 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.69%) IIS
3 1 (0.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (7.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.64%) TestFlight
2 9 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.39%) iTunes
4 1 (0.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.08%) Network Security
2 1 (0.69%) DNS
2 1 (0.69%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.03%) SQLite
2 11 (7.64%) MongoDB
3 10 (6.94%) CouchDB
3 10 (6.94%) MySQL
4 9 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.39%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.69%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 80 (55.56%) Xcode
2 23 (15.97%) Git (software)
3 10 (6.94%) Jenkins
4 7 (4.86%) CocoaPods
5 4 (2.78%) Android Studio
6 3 (2.08%) Maven
7 2 (1.39%) Ant
7 2 (1.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (1.39%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.39%) Gradle
7 2 (1.39%) JIRA
7 2 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.69%) JUnit
8 1 (0.69%) Subversion
8 1 (0.69%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (6.25%) Publishing
2 4 (2.78%) Retail
3 3 (2.08%) Banking
3 3 (2.08%) Games
4 2 (1.39%) Finance
4 2 (1.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 135 (93.75%) Developer
2 124 (86.11%) iOS Developer
3 32 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 32 (22.22%) Senior iOS Developer
4 17 (11.81%) Objective-C Developer
5 15 (10.42%) Mobile Developer
6 13 (9.03%) Applications Developer
7 7 (4.86%) iOS Programmer
7 7 (4.86%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 7 (4.86%) Programmer
8 5 (3.47%) Software Engineer
9 4 (2.78%) E-Commerce Developer
9 4 (2.78%) Lead Developer
10 3 (2.08%) Android Developer
11 2 (1.39%) Games Developer
11 2 (1.39%) iOS Android Developer
11 2 (1.39%) Java Android Developer
11 2 (1.39%) Java Developer
11 2 (1.39%) Java Mobile Developer
11 2 (1.39%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (48.61%) Cocoa Touch
2 48 (33.33%) RESTful
3 36 (25.00%) Web Services
4 33 (22.92%) REST
5 25 (17.36%) iOS SDK
6 24 (16.67%) Core Animation
7 22 (15.28%) JSON
8 21 (14.58%) SOAP
9 16 (11.11%) XML
10 10 (6.94%) Android SDK
10 10 (6.94%) OpenGL
10 10 (6.94%) UIKit
11 8 (5.56%) HTML
12 7 (4.86%) AVFoundation
13 6 (4.17%) CSS
13 6 (4.17%) HTML5
14 4 (2.78%) jQuery
15 3 (2.08%) CSS3
16 2 (1.39%) Ajax
17 1 (0.69%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 62 (43.06%) Mobile App
2 57 (39.58%) iPhone
3 54 (37.50%) iPad
4 53 (36.81%) User Experience
5 31 (21.53%) Computer Science
6 25 (17.36%) Animation
7 5 (3.47%) Fintech
8 4 (2.78%) Smartphone
9 3 (2.08%) Digital Media
9 3 (2.08%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (1.39%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.39%) Social Media
10 2 (1.39%) Wiki
11 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.69%) New Media
11 1 (0.69%) Physics
11 1 (0.69%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 141 (97.92%) Apple iOS
2 13 (9.03%) Android
3 10 (6.94%) Mac OS X
4 5 (3.47%) Windows
5 2 (1.39%) Linux
5 2 (1.39%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (92.36%) iOS Development
2 112 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (50.69%) Mobile Development
4 66 (45.83%) TDD
5 62 (43.06%) Scrum
6 51 (35.42%) Unit Testing
7 48 (33.33%) BDD
8 44 (30.56%) OO
9 28 (19.44%) OOD
10 22 (15.28%) Software Engineering
11 18 (12.50%) E-Commerce
12 17 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (8.33%) OOP
14 10 (6.94%) Memory Management
14 10 (6.94%) Progressive Enhancement
15 9 (6.25%) Test Automation
16 8 (5.56%) Android Development
17 7 (4.86%) Web Development
18 6 (4.17%) Content Management
18 6 (4.17%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 140 (97.22%) Objective-C
2 80 (55.56%) Apple Swift
3 14 (9.72%) Java
3 14 (9.72%) JavaScript
4 9 (6.25%) SQL
5 6 (4.17%) PHP
6 4 (2.78%) C#
7 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.69%) C
7 1 (0.69%) C++
7 1 (0.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 2 (1.39%) Docker
2 1 (0.69%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.39%) yum
Vendors
1 43 (29.86%) Apple
2 8 (5.56%) ION Trading
3 2 (1.39%) Atlassian
3 2 (1.39%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.69%) Endeca
4 1 (0.69%) Google
4 1 (0.69%) HP
4 1 (0.69%) hybris
4 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.69%) TIBCO
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