The first table below looks at the demand for Cocoa Touch skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cocoa Touch over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa Touch
Rank 364 372 361
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 42 49 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.58% 0.64% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 42 27
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £278 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £293 £300
% change year-on-year
+36.75% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £22.66 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+48.05% -46.68%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7228 7621 7609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.75% 31.40% 28.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5139 5474 5338
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 71 82
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
Cocoa Touch
England

Cocoa Touch
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cocoa Touch across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Cocoa Touch Jobs Demand Trend in London

Cocoa Touch
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch across the London region.

Cocoa Touch Daily Rate Trend in London

Cocoa Touch
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cocoa Touch across the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Cocoa Touch Daily Rate Histogram in London

Cocoa Touch
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cocoa Touch within the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London +16 11 £425 +4.93% 2
Cocoa Touch
England

Cocoa Touch
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Cocoa Touch 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 Touch.

1 70 (98.59%) Apple iOS
2 67 (94.37%) Cocoa
3 66 (92.96%) iOS Development
4 60 (84.51%) Objective-C
5 39 (54.93%) Xcode
6 33 (46.48%) iOS SDK
7 32 (45.07%) iPhone
8 27 (38.03%) iPad
9 25 (35.21%) Mobile App
9 25 (35.21%) Git (software)
10 22 (30.99%) Apple
11 21 (29.58%) Web Services
12 18 (25.35%) OOP
12 18 (25.35%) OO
12 18 (25.35%) Software Engineering
13 17 (23.94%) Facebook
14 16 (22.54%) REST
14 16 (22.54%) HTML
15 15 (21.13%) JavaScript
15 15 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (19.72%) Android
17 13 (18.31%) Subversion
18 10 (14.08%) TDD
18 10 (14.08%) RESTful
19 9 (12.68%) CSS
19 9 (12.68%) SOAP
20 8 (11.27%) E-Commerce
20 8 (11.27%) Scrum
20 8 (11.27%) Publishing
20 8 (11.27%) JSON

Cocoa Touch
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Cocoa Touch 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 Touch. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.63%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) Wireshark
2 3 (4.23%) VoIP
2 3 (4.23%) HTTP
3 1 (1.41%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.41%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.63%) MySQL
2 3 (4.23%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 39 (54.93%) Xcode
2 25 (35.21%) Git (software)
3 13 (18.31%) Subversion
4 7 (9.86%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (7.04%) JIRA
6 4 (5.63%) Maven
6 4 (5.63%) Selenium
6 4 (5.63%) JBehave
6 4 (5.63%) WebDriver
6 4 (5.63%) Cucumber
6 4 (5.63%) eggPlant
7 1 (1.41%) PhoneGap
7 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.41%) Mercurial
General
1 8 (11.27%) Publishing
2 7 (9.86%) Retail
3 4 (5.63%) Finance
4 3 (4.23%) Banking
5 2 (2.82%) Games
5 2 (2.82%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (92.96%) Developer
2 63 (88.73%) iOS Developer
3 6 (8.45%) Lead Developer
3 6 (8.45%) Mobile Developer
4 5 (7.04%) Senior iOS Developer
4 5 (7.04%) Senior Developer
5 3 (4.23%) Tester
6 2 (2.82%) Junior Developer
6 2 (2.82%) Junior
6 2 (2.82%) Android Developer
6 2 (2.82%) Junior iOS Developer
7 1 (1.41%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (1.41%) Test Leader
7 1 (1.41%) Software Engineer
7 1 (1.41%) Applications Developer
7 1 (1.41%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (94.37%) Cocoa
2 33 (46.48%) iOS SDK
3 21 (29.58%) Web Services
4 16 (22.54%) REST
4 16 (22.54%) HTML
5 10 (14.08%) RESTful
6 9 (12.68%) CSS
6 9 (12.68%) SOAP
7 8 (11.27%) JSON
8 6 (8.45%) UIKit
9 5 (7.04%) HTML5
10 4 (5.63%) Ajax
10 4 (5.63%) Flash
10 4 (5.63%) XML
10 4 (5.63%) jQuery
11 2 (2.82%) Xamarin.iOS
11 2 (2.82%) CSS3
12 1 (1.41%) Sencha Touch
12 1 (1.41%) OpenGL ES
12 1 (1.41%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 32 (45.07%) iPhone
2 27 (38.03%) iPad
3 25 (35.21%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.63%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.63%) IPTV
4 4 (5.63%) Video on Demand
4 4 (5.63%) Social Media
4 4 (5.63%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.82%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.82%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.82%) Video Editing
6 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.41%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.41%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.41%) Open Source
6 1 (1.41%) Animation
6 1 (1.41%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.41%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.41%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 70 (98.59%) Apple iOS
2 14 (19.72%) Android
3 3 (4.23%) Windows
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (92.96%) iOS Development
2 18 (25.35%) OOP
2 18 (25.35%) OO
2 18 (25.35%) Software Engineering
3 15 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (14.08%) TDD
5 8 (11.27%) E-Commerce
5 8 (11.27%) Scrum
5 8 (11.27%) Memory Management
6 7 (9.86%) Unit Testing
6 7 (9.86%) Multithreading
7 6 (8.45%) MVC
7 6 (8.45%) User Stories
8 4 (5.63%) Regression Testing
8 4 (5.63%) Project Management
8 4 (5.63%) Test Scripting
8 4 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (5.63%) BDD
9 3 (4.23%) Information Architecture
9 3 (4.23%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (84.51%) Objective-C
2 15 (21.13%) JavaScript
3 7 (9.86%) Python
3 7 (9.86%) C++
4 4 (5.63%) Ruby
4 4 (5.63%) Perl
4 4 (5.63%) Java
4 4 (5.63%) C
5 3 (4.23%) PHP
6 1 (1.41%) PowerHouse
6 1 (1.41%) SQL
6 1 (1.41%) VB
6 1 (1.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) ISEB
1 4 (5.63%) ISTQB
1 4 (5.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 22 (30.99%) Apple
2 17 (23.94%) Facebook
3 1 (1.41%) Sencha
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.41%) Yahoo!
3 1 (1.41%) Google
3 1 (1.41%) Sony
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