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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa
Rank 521 478 406
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -72
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 58 73 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.16% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.43% 0.56% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 56 85
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £295 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £18.75
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
13504 12995 12697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.24% 27.75% 28.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9391 8465 8103
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 279 342
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.84 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% -0.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -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 24 December 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
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 24 December 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 +18 44 £400 +6.66% 8
South East -39 7 £325 -13.33% 8
North West -14 4 £350 +3.70%
South West - 3 £388 -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
Cocoa
UK

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 136 (97.14%) Apple iOS
1 136 (97.14%) iOS Development
2 131 (93.57%) Objective-C
3 81 (57.86%) Cocoa Touch
4 64 (45.71%) Xcode
5 63 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (40.71%) iPhone
7 50 (35.71%) iPad
8 45 (32.14%) iOS SDK
9 39 (27.86%) OO
10 38 (27.14%) RESTful
11 37 (26.43%) JSON
11 37 (26.43%) Web Services
11 37 (26.43%) Scrum
11 37 (26.43%) Apple
12 36 (25.71%) Git (software)
13 33 (23.57%) Mobile App
14 29 (20.71%) TDD
14 29 (20.71%) Subversion
15 27 (19.29%) Continuous Integration
16 25 (17.86%) SOAP
17 24 (17.14%) HTTP
18 22 (15.71%) Android
18 22 (15.71%) User Experience
19 20 (14.29%) XML
20 17 (12.14%) UIKit
21 16 (11.43%) C++
22 14 (10.00%) Computer Science
22 14 (10.00%) JavaScript
23 13 (9.29%) Client/Server

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (1.43%) Apache
1 2 (1.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.71%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 24 (17.14%) HTTP
2 5 (3.57%) Internet
3 2 (1.43%) Firewall
3 2 (1.43%) VPN
3 2 (1.43%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.14%) MySQL
2 1 (0.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.71%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 64 (45.71%) Xcode
2 36 (25.71%) Git (software)
3 29 (20.71%) Subversion
4 4 (2.86%) Eclipse
4 4 (2.86%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.43%) Calabash
5 2 (1.43%) Bugzilla
5 2 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.71%) JIRA
6 1 (0.71%) Selenium
6 1 (0.71%) Android Studio
6 1 (0.71%) MonoDevelop
6 1 (0.71%) Hudson
6 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (5.71%) Finance
2 7 (5.00%) Marketing
3 5 (3.57%) Publishing
4 4 (2.86%) Games
4 4 (2.86%) Banking
5 3 (2.14%) Retail
6 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Automotive
6 1 (0.71%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 138 (98.57%) Developer
2 124 (88.57%) iOS Developer
3 16 (11.43%) Mobile Developer
4 9 (6.43%) Senior Developer
4 9 (6.43%) Senior iOS Developer
5 6 (4.29%) Applications Developer
6 5 (3.57%) Junior
6 5 (3.57%) Junior Developer
6 5 (3.57%) Junior iOS Developer
7 4 (2.86%) Android Developer
7 4 (2.86%) Lead Developer
8 3 (2.14%) iPhone Developer
8 3 (2.14%) Mac Developer
8 3 (2.14%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 2 (1.43%) iPad Developer
10 1 (0.71%) UI Programmer
10 1 (0.71%) iPhone Applications Developer
10 1 (0.71%) Salesforce.com Developer
10 1 (0.71%) UI Developer
10 1 (0.71%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (57.86%) Cocoa Touch
2 45 (32.14%) iOS SDK
3 38 (27.14%) RESTful
4 37 (26.43%) JSON
4 37 (26.43%) Web Services
5 25 (17.86%) SOAP
6 20 (14.29%) XML
7 17 (12.14%) UIKit
8 12 (8.57%) REST
9 9 (6.43%) HTML
10 6 (4.29%) Core Animation
10 6 (4.29%) Android SDK
11 5 (3.57%) Xamarin.iOS
11 5 (3.57%) CSS
12 4 (2.86%) Ajax
13 3 (2.14%) jQuery
13 3 (2.14%) HTML5
14 2 (1.43%) OpenGL
14 2 (1.43%) Google Maps API
14 2 (1.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 57 (40.71%) iPhone
2 50 (35.71%) iPad
3 33 (23.57%) Mobile App
4 22 (15.71%) User Experience
5 14 (10.00%) Computer Science
6 13 (9.29%) Client/Server
7 11 (7.86%) Data Structures
8 10 (7.14%) Social Media
9 7 (5.00%) Animation
10 6 (4.29%) New Media
11 5 (3.57%) N-Tier
12 3 (2.14%) Blackberry
12 3 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (2.14%) Mobile Banking
12 3 (2.14%) Streaming Video
12 3 (2.14%) Video on Demand
12 3 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (1.43%) DTV
13 2 (1.43%) Video Editing
14 1 (0.71%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 136 (97.14%) Apple iOS
2 22 (15.71%) Android
3 6 (4.29%) Windows
4 5 (3.57%) Mac OS X
5 4 (2.86%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.71%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (97.14%) iOS Development
2 63 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (27.86%) OO
4 37 (26.43%) Scrum
5 29 (20.71%) TDD
6 27 (19.29%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (9.29%) Kanban
8 10 (7.14%) Android Development
8 10 (7.14%) OOP
9 8 (5.71%) E-Commerce
9 8 (5.71%) Software Engineering
9 8 (5.71%) Memory Management
9 8 (5.71%) BDD
9 8 (5.71%) Unit Testing
10 7 (5.00%) Multithreading
10 7 (5.00%) MVC
10 7 (5.00%) OOD
11 6 (4.29%) Web Design
11 6 (4.29%) Mobile Application Development
12 5 (3.57%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 131 (93.57%) Objective-C
2 16 (11.43%) C++
3 14 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.86%) Java
5 5 (3.57%) C#
6 4 (2.86%) SQL
7 3 (2.14%) PHP
8 2 (1.43%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.71%) Ruby
9 1 (0.71%) XPath
9 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.71%) Python
9 1 (0.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (3.57%) Degree
2 2 (1.43%) BC Cleared
2 2 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 37 (26.43%) Apple
2 8 (5.71%) Facebook
3 4 (2.86%) Xamarin
3 4 (2.86%) Google
4 3 (2.14%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.43%) Yahoo!
5 2 (1.43%) Sencha
5 2 (1.43%) Oracle
5 2 (1.43%) Twitter
6 1 (0.71%) Symbian
6 1 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
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