The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Cocoa Touch
Rank 383 378 349
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -29
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 31 24 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.10% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.46% 0.34% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 28
Average daily rate
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£475 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £348 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £313 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.80% -13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.20 - -
Cocoa Touch
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6802 6972 6277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.45% 29.90% 29.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4835 5033 4563
Average daily rate £425 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £557 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 32 66
Average hourly rate £22.18 £43.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.41% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £175.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 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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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 +13 9 £475 +28.37% 2
Osterley - 2 £490 -
Hounslow - 1 £490 -
Cocoa Touch
England

Cocoa Touch
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 47 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 47 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 43 (91.49%) Objective-C
3 39 (82.98%) Cocoa
4 28 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (38.30%) Xcode
6 15 (31.91%) User Experience
6 15 (31.91%) Apple Swift
7 14 (29.79%) iOS SDK
7 14 (29.79%) TDD
8 12 (25.53%) JSON
8 12 (25.53%) OO
8 12 (25.53%) Mobile Development
9 11 (23.40%) REST
9 11 (23.40%) Scrum
9 11 (23.40%) Animation
9 11 (23.40%) iPhone
10 10 (21.28%) Core Animation
11 9 (19.15%) RESTful
11 9 (19.15%) Mobile App
11 9 (19.15%) CocoaPods
12 8 (17.02%) iPad
12 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
13 7 (14.89%) Apple
13 7 (14.89%) OOD
13 7 (14.89%) Computer Science
13 7 (14.89%) Pair Programming
13 7 (14.89%) BDD
14 6 (12.77%) Android
14 6 (12.77%) QA

Cocoa Touch
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) HTTP
1 2 (4.26%) UPnP
2 1 (2.13%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 18 (38.30%) Xcode
2 9 (19.15%) CocoaPods
3 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.26%) Subversion
5 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.13%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.13%) Android Studio
5 1 (2.13%) Appium
General
1 3 (6.38%) Marketing
2 2 (4.26%) Electronics
2 2 (4.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Games
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (100.00%) Developer
2 44 (93.62%) iOS Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Senior iOS Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Senior Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Android Developer
6 1 (2.13%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.13%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (82.98%) Cocoa
2 14 (29.79%) iOS SDK
3 12 (25.53%) JSON
4 11 (23.40%) REST
5 10 (21.28%) Core Animation
6 9 (19.15%) RESTful
7 4 (8.51%) HTML
7 4 (8.51%) CSS
7 4 (8.51%) Web Services
8 3 (6.38%) Android SDK
9 2 (4.26%) UIKit
9 2 (4.26%) XML
9 2 (4.26%) SOAP
10 1 (2.13%) jQuery
10 1 (2.13%) Google Maps API
10 1 (2.13%) Ajax
10 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
10 1 (2.13%) Apache Cordova
10 1 (2.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.91%) User Experience
2 11 (23.40%) Animation
2 11 (23.40%) iPhone
3 9 (19.15%) Mobile App
4 8 (17.02%) iPad
5 7 (14.89%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.26%) Open Source
7 1 (2.13%) Video on Demand
7 1 (2.13%) Social Media
7 1 (2.13%) Streaming Video
7 1 (2.13%) Social Network
7 1 (2.13%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (12.77%) Android
3 2 (4.26%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.13%) Linux
4 1 (2.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 28 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (29.79%) TDD
4 12 (25.53%) OO
4 12 (25.53%) Mobile Development
5 11 (23.40%) Scrum
6 7 (14.89%) OOD
6 7 (14.89%) Pair Programming
6 7 (14.89%) BDD
7 5 (10.64%) Android Development
7 5 (10.64%) Multithreading
8 4 (8.51%) Memory Management
9 3 (6.38%) OOP
9 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.38%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (6.38%) Concurrent Programming
9 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
10 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce
10 2 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (2.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (91.49%) Objective-C
2 15 (31.91%) Apple Swift
3 5 (10.64%) C++
3 5 (10.64%) Java
4 3 (6.38%) C#
5 1 (2.13%) C
5 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Apple
2 4 (8.51%) Google
3 3 (6.38%) Xamarin
4 2 (4.26%) Facebook
4 2 (4.26%) Twitter
5 1 (2.13%) SAP
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