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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Cocoa
Rank 545 530 517
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -13
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 77 88 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% 0.63% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 65 52
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 £375 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £34.20 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.20 -
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
14309 14016 13466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.92% 27.22% 27.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10113 9214 8962
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 184 189
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.15 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -15 54 £500 +11.11% 9
South East -24 10 £413 +19.13% 5
Yorkshire - 5 £413 - 2
South West +2 2 £425 +3.03% 1
North West -12 2 - - 1
North East - 2 £313 -
West Midlands -16 1 £375 +7.91% 1
East of England - 1 £400 - 1
Cocoa
UK

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 113 (98.26%) Apple iOS
2 110 (95.65%) Objective-C
3 106 (92.17%) iOS Development
4 81 (70.43%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (59.13%) Xcode
6 57 (49.57%) Apple Swift
7 49 (42.61%) Scrum
7 49 (42.61%) RESTful
8 48 (41.74%) Mobile Development
8 48 (41.74%) Cocoa Touch
9 47 (40.87%) TDD
10 43 (37.39%) iPhone
11 41 (35.65%) iPad
12 38 (33.04%) OO
13 37 (32.17%) BDD
13 37 (32.17%) User Experience
14 34 (29.57%) Mobile App
15 33 (28.70%) Unit Testing
16 27 (23.48%) Apple
17 25 (21.74%) OOD
18 23 (20.00%) iOS SDK
19 20 (17.39%) Computer Science
20 19 (16.52%) Degree
20 19 (16.52%) Web Services
21 16 (13.91%) Software Engineering
22 15 (13.04%) JSON
23 14 (12.17%) REST
24 13 (11.30%) Android
24 13 (11.30%) Git (software)
25 12 (10.43%) E-Commerce

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 (5.22%) CMS
2 1 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.87%) IIS
2 1 (0.87%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) GitHub
1 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.61%) HTTP
2 1 (0.87%) DNS
2 1 (0.87%) Network Security
2 1 (0.87%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.48%) SQLite
2 3 (2.61%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.61%) MySQL
3 2 (1.74%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (1.74%) CouchDB
4 1 (0.87%) Couchbase
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 68 (59.13%) Xcode
2 13 (11.30%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.48%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.61%) CocoaPods
4 3 (2.61%) JIRA
5 2 (1.74%) Android Studio
5 2 (1.74%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (1.74%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.74%) Gradle
5 2 (1.74%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.74%) Subversion
6 1 (0.87%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.87%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (9.57%) Publishing
2 8 (6.96%) Games
3 2 (1.74%) Retail
4 1 (0.87%) Finance
4 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.87%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 109 (94.78%) Developer
2 101 (87.83%) iOS Developer
3 23 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 23 (20.00%) Senior iOS Developer
4 20 (17.39%) Objective-C Developer
5 13 (11.30%) Applications Developer
6 11 (9.57%) Mobile Developer
7 6 (5.22%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 4 (3.48%) Games Developer
8 4 (3.48%) iOS Programmer
8 4 (3.48%) Programmer
9 3 (2.61%) Software Engineer
10 2 (1.74%) Android Developer
10 2 (1.74%) E-Commerce Developer
10 2 (1.74%) Lead Developer
10 2 (1.74%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
11 1 (0.87%) Agile Developer
11 1 (0.87%) Objective-C Engineer
11 1 (0.87%) Senior Agile Developer
11 1 (0.87%) Social Media Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (42.61%) RESTful
2 48 (41.74%) Cocoa Touch
3 23 (20.00%) iOS SDK
4 19 (16.52%) Web Services
5 15 (13.04%) JSON
6 14 (12.17%) REST
7 11 (9.57%) Core Animation
8 10 (8.70%) Android SDK
8 10 (8.70%) SOAP
9 9 (7.83%) UIKit
10 8 (6.96%) XML
11 5 (4.35%) AVFoundation
12 4 (3.48%) HTML
12 4 (3.48%) OpenGL
13 3 (2.61%) CSS
13 3 (2.61%) HTML5
13 3 (2.61%) jQuery
14 2 (1.74%) cocos2d
14 2 (1.74%) Google Maps API
14 2 (1.74%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 43 (37.39%) iPhone
2 41 (35.65%) iPad
3 37 (32.17%) User Experience
4 34 (29.57%) Mobile App
5 20 (17.39%) Computer Science
6 12 (10.43%) Animation
7 4 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.48%) Smartphone
7 4 (3.48%) Social Media
8 3 (2.61%) Fintech
9 2 (1.74%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.87%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.87%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.87%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.87%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.87%) New Media
10 1 (0.87%) Social Gaming
10 1 (0.87%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 113 (98.26%) Apple iOS
2 13 (11.30%) Android
3 6 (5.22%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.74%) Linux
4 2 (1.74%) Windows
5 1 (0.87%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.87%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (92.17%) iOS Development
2 81 (70.43%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (42.61%) Scrum
4 48 (41.74%) Mobile Development
5 47 (40.87%) TDD
6 38 (33.04%) OO
7 37 (32.17%) BDD
8 33 (28.70%) Unit Testing
9 25 (21.74%) OOD
10 16 (13.91%) Software Engineering
11 12 (10.43%) E-Commerce
12 9 (7.83%) OOP
13 7 (6.09%) Multithreading
14 6 (5.22%) Android Development
14 6 (5.22%) Content Management
14 6 (5.22%) Continuous Integration
15 4 (3.48%) Memory Management
16 3 (2.61%) MVC
16 3 (2.61%) Web Development
17 2 (1.74%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 110 (95.65%) Objective-C
2 57 (49.57%) Apple Swift
3 9 (7.83%) Java
4 6 (5.22%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.35%) C
5 5 (4.35%) C++
6 3 (2.61%) PHP
7 2 (1.74%) SQL
8 1 (0.87%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.87%) C#
8 1 (0.87%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (16.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.87%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.74%) Docker
2 1 (0.87%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.74%) yum
Vendors
1 27 (23.48%) Apple
2 4 (3.48%) ION Trading
3 2 (1.74%) Atlassian
3 2 (1.74%) Google
4 1 (0.87%) Endeca
4 1 (0.87%) Facebook
4 1 (0.87%) hybris
4 1 (0.87%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.87%) TIBCO
4 1 (0.87%) Twitter
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