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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Cocoa Touch
Rank 402 404 393
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 9 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.042% 0.057% 0.055%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 12
Average daily rate £488 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £325 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £428 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
6662 6361 6473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.39% 30.02% 29.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4980 4746 4609
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 54
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.37 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.68% -21.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.23 £16.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

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 9 February 2016.

Cocoa Touch Daily Rate Histogram in London

Cocoa Touch
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 32 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 32 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 30 (93.75%) Cocoa
3 28 (87.50%) Objective-C
4 26 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (46.88%) RESTful
6 13 (40.63%) iPhone
6 13 (40.63%) Scrum
7 12 (37.50%) TDD
8 11 (34.38%) JSON
8 11 (34.38%) Multithreading
9 10 (31.25%) Xcode
10 9 (28.13%) iPad
10 9 (28.13%) C++
10 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
11 8 (25.00%) OO
11 8 (25.00%) BDD
12 7 (21.88%) Animation
12 7 (21.88%) HTTP
13 6 (18.75%) Apple
13 6 (18.75%) Web Services
13 6 (18.75%) Subversion
13 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
13 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (18.75%) Core Animation
13 6 (18.75%) Mobile App
13 6 (18.75%) iOS SDK
13 6 (18.75%) Apple Swift
14 5 (15.63%) Electronics
15 4 (12.50%) MVC

Cocoa Touch
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) GitHub
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Xcode
2 6 (18.75%) Subversion
3 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (9.38%) CocoaPods
5 2 (6.25%) Mercurial
6 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
6 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 5 (15.63%) Electronics
2 3 (9.38%) Games
3 1 (3.13%) Law
3 1 (3.13%) Publishing
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (96.88%) Developer
1 31 (96.88%) iOS Developer
2 10 (31.25%) Senior Developer
2 10 (31.25%) Senior iOS Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Objective-C Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Agile Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Android Developer
5 3 (9.38%) iOS Android Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Agile Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Developer
6 2 (6.25%) C Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Android Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior iOS Android Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Games Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (93.75%) Cocoa
2 15 (46.88%) RESTful
3 11 (34.38%) JSON
4 6 (18.75%) Core Animation
4 6 (18.75%) iOS SDK
4 6 (18.75%) Web Services
5 4 (12.50%) XML
6 3 (9.38%) Android SDK
6 3 (9.38%) POSIX
6 3 (9.38%) Pthreads
6 3 (9.38%) REST
6 3 (9.38%) UIKit
7 2 (6.25%) Ajax
7 2 (6.25%) cocos2d
7 2 (6.25%) HTML
7 2 (6.25%) HTML5
7 2 (6.25%) OpenGL
7 2 (6.25%) Unity DI Container
8 1 (3.13%) CSS
8 1 (3.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) iPhone
2 9 (28.13%) iPad
3 7 (21.88%) Animation
4 6 (18.75%) Mobile App
5 3 (9.38%) Algorithms
5 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
5 3 (9.38%) Cryptography
5 3 (9.38%) Data Structures
6 2 (6.25%) Social Media
7 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (3.13%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
7 1 (3.13%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (3.13%) Social Gaming
7 1 (3.13%) Social Network
7 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (12.50%) Android
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 26 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (40.63%) Scrum
4 12 (37.50%) TDD
5 11 (34.38%) Multithreading
6 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
7 8 (25.00%) BDD
7 8 (25.00%) OO
8 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Memory Management
9 4 (12.50%) Mobile Development
9 4 (12.50%) MVC
9 4 (12.50%) Pair Programming
10 3 (9.38%) Automated Testing
10 3 (9.38%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (9.38%) OOD
10 3 (9.38%) OOP
10 3 (9.38%) SOLID
10 3 (9.38%) UML
Programming Languages
1 28 (87.50%) Objective-C
2 9 (28.13%) C++
3 6 (18.75%) Apple Swift
4 3 (9.38%) C
5 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) PHP
5 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Apple
2 2 (6.25%) Facebook
2 2 (6.25%) Google
3 1 (3.13%) Twitter