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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa Touch
Rank 389 349 400
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +51
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 23 40 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.095% 0.19% 0.082%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 0.64% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 32 20
Average daily rate £400 £400 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £350 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7080 6238 7719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.26% 28.87% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5091 4525 5117
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 63 75
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £163.00 £54.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -21 4 £370 -8.07% 3
Cocoa Touch
England

Cocoa Touch
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 34 (97.14%) Apple iOS
2 33 (94.29%) Cocoa
3 29 (82.86%) Objective-C
4 26 (74.29%) iOS Development
5 22 (62.86%) iPhone
6 21 (60.00%) Xcode
7 15 (42.86%) Mobile App
8 14 (40.00%) iOS SDK
8 14 (40.00%) iPad
9 12 (34.29%) Android
10 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (28.57%) HTML
10 10 (28.57%) Web Services
10 10 (28.57%) Apple
11 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
11 9 (25.71%) OOP
11 9 (25.71%) OO
11 9 (25.71%) Scrum
12 8 (22.86%) REST
13 7 (20.00%) TDD
14 6 (17.14%) CSS
14 6 (17.14%) SOAP
14 6 (17.14%) E-Commerce
14 6 (17.14%) User Stories
15 5 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
15 5 (14.29%) Memory Management
15 5 (14.29%) Video on Demand
15 5 (14.29%) C++
16 4 (11.43%) Java
16 4 (11.43%) Windows

Cocoa Touch
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (8.57%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Wireshark
2 2 (5.71%) HTTP
3 1 (2.86%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 21 (60.00%) Xcode
2 4 (11.43%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (11.43%) Maven
2 4 (11.43%) Cucumber
2 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.43%) JIRA
2 4 (11.43%) Selenium
3 3 (8.57%) eggPlant
3 3 (8.57%) JBehave
3 3 (8.57%) WebDriver
3 3 (8.57%) Subversion
4 1 (2.86%) PhoneGap
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
1 4 (11.43%) Publishing
1 4 (11.43%) Retail
2 3 (8.57%) Games
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (82.86%) Developer
2 26 (74.29%) iOS Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Senior Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Senior iOS Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Tester
6 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Android Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.86%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Android Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (94.29%) Cocoa
2 14 (40.00%) iOS SDK
3 10 (28.57%) HTML
3 10 (28.57%) Web Services
4 8 (22.86%) REST
5 6 (17.14%) CSS
5 6 (17.14%) SOAP
6 4 (11.43%) UIKit
7 3 (8.57%) Android SDK
7 3 (8.57%) MEAP
7 3 (8.57%) JSON
7 3 (8.57%) Flash
8 2 (5.71%) HTML5
8 2 (5.71%) Xamarin.iOS
8 2 (5.71%) RESTful
8 2 (5.71%) CSS3
9 1 (2.86%) WebKit
9 1 (2.86%) Sencha Touch
9 1 (2.86%) Sass
9 1 (2.86%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 22 (62.86%) iPhone
2 15 (42.86%) Mobile App
3 14 (40.00%) iPad
4 5 (14.29%) Video on Demand
5 4 (11.43%) IPTV
6 3 (8.57%) Blackberry
7 2 (5.71%) N-Tier
7 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
8 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (2.86%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (2.86%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (2.86%) Social Media
8 1 (2.86%) Open Source
8 1 (2.86%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 34 (97.14%) Apple iOS
2 12 (34.29%) Android
3 4 (11.43%) Windows
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Phone
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) iOS Development
2 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (25.71%) OOP
3 9 (25.71%) OO
3 9 (25.71%) Scrum
4 7 (20.00%) TDD
5 6 (17.14%) E-Commerce
5 6 (17.14%) User Stories
6 5 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
6 5 (14.29%) Memory Management
7 4 (11.43%) Regression Testing
7 4 (11.43%) MVC
7 4 (11.43%) BDD
7 4 (11.43%) Test Scripting
7 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.71%) DRM
9 2 (5.71%) Project Management
9 2 (5.71%) SOA
9 2 (5.71%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 29 (82.86%) Objective-C
2 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.29%) C++
4 4 (11.43%) Java
5 3 (8.57%) Ruby
5 3 (8.57%) Perl
5 3 (8.57%) Python
6 2 (5.71%) C#
7 1 (2.86%) C
7 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
1 3 (8.57%) ISEB
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Apple
2 3 (8.57%) Facebook
3 2 (5.71%) Google
4 1 (2.86%) Sencha
4 1 (2.86%) Yahoo!
4 1 (2.86%) Sony
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
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