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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Cocoa
Rank 477 478 449
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -29
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 102 75 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.76% 0.56% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 53 51
Average daily rate
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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 £300 £308 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £283
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +15.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £34.20 - £22.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.20 - £22.66
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
13442 13306 11554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.32% 27.74% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8992 8932 7437
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 168 346
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £16.66 £17.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 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
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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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 -5 54 £450 +12.50% 15
South East +3 26 £363 -1.69% 7
South West +18 10 £413 +29.41% 3
West Midlands -9 6 £348 -10.38% 1
North West -17 5 £213 -39.32% 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
Cocoa
UK

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 147 (99.32%) Apple iOS
2 146 (98.65%) iOS Development
3 132 (89.19%) Objective-C
4 95 (64.19%) Agile Software Development
5 91 (61.49%) Cocoa Touch
6 52 (35.14%) iPhone
7 51 (34.46%) Xcode
7 51 (34.46%) Mobile Development
8 44 (29.73%) Mobile App
9 41 (27.70%) iPad
10 40 (27.03%) iOS SDK
11 38 (25.68%) Apple
12 34 (22.97%) TDD
13 32 (21.62%) Git (software)
13 32 (21.62%) RESTful
13 32 (21.62%) Android
14 29 (19.59%) Web Services
14 29 (19.59%) OO
14 29 (19.59%) Apple Swift
15 28 (18.92%) REST
16 26 (17.57%) Android Development
17 23 (15.54%) JSON
18 20 (13.51%) Animation
18 20 (13.51%) Java
19 19 (12.84%) Scrum
19 19 (12.84%) Core Animation
19 19 (12.84%) User Experience
20 17 (11.49%) Continuous Integration
20 17 (11.49%) C#
20 17 (11.49%) C++

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (4.05%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.14%) HTTP
2 4 (2.70%) Internet
3 3 (2.03%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.35%) Firewall
4 2 (1.35%) VPN
5 1 (0.68%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.35%) SQLite
2 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 51 (34.46%) Xcode
2 32 (21.62%) Git (software)
3 15 (10.14%) Subversion
4 10 (6.76%) CocoaPods
5 3 (2.03%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.03%) Appium
6 2 (1.35%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.68%) Calabash
7 1 (0.68%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.68%) JIRA
7 1 (0.68%) Selenium
7 1 (0.68%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.68%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.68%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.68%) Bitbucket
General
1 8 (5.41%) Finance
1 8 (5.41%) Publishing
2 4 (2.70%) Retail
3 3 (2.03%) Games
4 2 (1.35%) Automotive
4 2 (1.35%) Electronics
4 2 (1.35%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.35%) Music Industry
4 2 (1.35%) Marketing
5 1 (0.68%) Law
Job Titles
1 137 (92.57%) Developer
2 129 (87.16%) iOS Developer
3 20 (13.51%) Mobile Developer
4 16 (10.81%) Senior Developer
4 16 (10.81%) Senior iOS Developer
5 8 (5.41%) Android Developer
6 6 (4.05%) Software Engineer
7 3 (2.03%) iPhone Developer
7 3 (2.03%) Programmer
7 3 (2.03%) Applications Developer
8 2 (1.35%) Lead Developer
8 2 (1.35%) Junior
8 2 (1.35%) Mac Developer
9 1 (0.68%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (0.68%) Junior iOS Developer
9 1 (0.68%) Xamarin Developer
9 1 (0.68%) Junior Programmer
9 1 (0.68%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 1 (0.68%) iPhone Applications Developer
9 1 (0.68%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (61.49%) Cocoa Touch
2 40 (27.03%) iOS SDK
3 32 (21.62%) RESTful
4 29 (19.59%) Web Services
5 28 (18.92%) REST
6 23 (15.54%) JSON
7 19 (12.84%) Core Animation
8 17 (11.49%) SOAP
9 15 (10.14%) XML
10 14 (9.46%) UIKit
11 13 (8.78%) Android SDK
12 11 (7.43%) HTML
13 9 (6.08%) CSS
14 7 (4.73%) OpenGL
15 6 (4.05%) HTML5
16 3 (2.03%) iPhone SDK
16 3 (2.03%) .NET
17 2 (1.35%) CSS3
18 1 (0.68%) AngularJS
18 1 (0.68%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 52 (35.14%) iPhone
2 44 (29.73%) Mobile App
3 41 (27.70%) iPad
4 20 (13.51%) Animation
5 19 (12.84%) User Experience
6 11 (7.43%) Computer Science
6 11 (7.43%) Client/Server
7 8 (5.41%) Data Structures
8 7 (4.73%) Open Source
9 4 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.35%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.35%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.68%) IPTV
11 1 (0.68%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.68%) Online Gambling
11 1 (0.68%) Social Network
11 1 (0.68%) Video on Demand
11 1 (0.68%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 147 (99.32%) Apple iOS
2 32 (21.62%) Android
3 5 (3.38%) Mac OS X
4 4 (2.70%) Windows
5 3 (2.03%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (98.65%) iOS Development
2 95 (64.19%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (34.46%) Mobile Development
4 34 (22.97%) TDD
5 29 (19.59%) OO
6 26 (17.57%) Android Development
7 19 (12.84%) Scrum
8 17 (11.49%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (10.81%) Unit Testing
10 14 (9.46%) OOP
11 13 (8.78%) Memory Management
12 12 (8.11%) Software Engineering
13 11 (7.43%) Multithreading
13 11 (7.43%) OOD
14 10 (6.76%) E-Commerce
15 9 (6.08%) BDD
15 9 (6.08%) MVC
16 6 (4.05%) Content Management
16 6 (4.05%) Automated Testing
16 6 (4.05%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 132 (89.19%) Objective-C
2 29 (19.59%) Apple Swift
3 20 (13.51%) Java
4 17 (11.49%) C#
4 17 (11.49%) C++
5 13 (8.78%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.03%) C
7 2 (1.35%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (10.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.70%) QA
Vendors
1 38 (25.68%) Apple
2 7 (4.73%) Xamarin
3 4 (2.70%) Google
4 1 (0.68%) Netbiscuits
4 1 (0.68%) Kony
4 1 (0.68%) Appcelerator
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.68%) SAP
4 1 (0.68%) ION Trading
4 1 (0.68%) Volantis
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