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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa Touch
Rank 399 386 356
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -30
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 29 56 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.39% 0.71% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 45 41
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -11.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £417 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £319 £316
% change year-on-year
+25.49% +0.79%
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
7493 7874 7523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.38% 31.06% 30.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5504 5736 5344
Average daily rate £423 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 47 73
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £59.87 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +24 10 £325 -21.21% 1
Cocoa Touch
England

Cocoa Touch
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 74 (98.67%) Apple iOS
1 74 (98.67%) iOS Development
2 70 (93.33%) Cocoa
3 66 (88.00%) Objective-C
4 42 (56.00%) Xcode
5 37 (49.33%) iOS SDK
6 34 (45.33%) iPhone
7 29 (38.67%) Git (software)
8 26 (34.67%) iPad
9 25 (33.33%) Mobile App
10 24 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (28.00%) OO
12 20 (26.67%) Apple
13 18 (24.00%) Software Engineering
14 17 (22.67%) Facebook
15 15 (20.00%) Subversion
16 13 (17.33%) Web Services
17 12 (16.00%) Scrum
17 12 (16.00%) REST
18 11 (14.67%) TDD
18 11 (14.67%) JSON
19 10 (13.33%) OOP
19 10 (13.33%) C++
19 10 (13.33%) Android
19 10 (13.33%) RESTful
20 9 (12.00%) HTML
20 9 (12.00%) JavaScript
20 9 (12.00%) XML
21 8 (10.67%) Publishing
21 8 (10.67%) Computer Science

Cocoa Touch
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 1 (1.33%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) HTTP
2 3 (4.00%) VoIP
3 1 (1.33%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) MySQL
1 3 (4.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 42 (56.00%) Xcode
2 29 (38.67%) Git (software)
3 15 (20.00%) Subversion
4 4 (5.33%) Mercurial
5 3 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (2.67%) JIRA
7 1 (1.33%) Selenium
7 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.33%) Maven
7 1 (1.33%) JBehave
7 1 (1.33%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.33%) eggPlant
General
1 8 (10.67%) Publishing
2 6 (8.00%) Finance
3 5 (6.67%) Banking
4 4 (5.33%) Marketing
5 3 (4.00%) Retail
6 2 (2.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (98.67%) Developer
2 71 (94.67%) iOS Developer
3 8 (10.67%) Senior iOS Developer
3 8 (10.67%) Senior Developer
4 7 (9.33%) Lead Developer
5 5 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (2.67%) Junior iOS Developer
6 2 (2.67%) Junior Developer
6 2 (2.67%) Junior
7 1 (1.33%) Tester
7 1 (1.33%) Programmer
7 1 (1.33%) iPhone Developer
7 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 1 (1.33%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (93.33%) Cocoa
2 37 (49.33%) iOS SDK
3 13 (17.33%) Web Services
4 12 (16.00%) REST
5 11 (14.67%) JSON
6 10 (13.33%) RESTful
7 9 (12.00%) XML
7 9 (12.00%) HTML
8 8 (10.67%) UIKit
9 6 (8.00%) Xamarin.iOS
10 5 (6.67%) HTML5
10 5 (6.67%) CSS
11 4 (5.33%) SOAP
11 4 (5.33%) jQuery
11 4 (5.33%) Ajax
12 3 (4.00%) Sencha Touch
13 2 (2.67%) Google Maps API
13 2 (2.67%) CSS3
14 1 (1.33%) PhoneGap
14 1 (1.33%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 34 (45.33%) iPhone
2 26 (34.67%) iPad
3 25 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 8 (10.67%) User Experience
4 8 (10.67%) Computer Science
5 7 (9.33%) Social Media
6 6 (8.00%) N-Tier
7 3 (4.00%) Blackberry
7 3 (4.00%) Video Editing
7 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (4.00%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (2.67%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.67%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.33%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.33%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (1.33%) Video on Demand
9 1 (1.33%) Streaming Video
9 1 (1.33%) Cryptography
9 1 (1.33%) IPTV
9 1 (1.33%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 74 (98.67%) Apple iOS
2 10 (13.33%) Android
3 3 (4.00%) Windows
3 3 (4.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (98.67%) iOS Development
2 24 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (28.00%) OO
4 18 (24.00%) Software Engineering
5 12 (16.00%) Scrum
6 11 (14.67%) TDD
7 10 (13.33%) OOP
8 7 (9.33%) E-Commerce
8 7 (9.33%) Multithreading
9 6 (8.00%) SOA
9 6 (8.00%) Unit Testing
9 6 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (6.67%) Memory Management
11 4 (5.33%) MVC
11 4 (5.33%) OOD
11 4 (5.33%) Web Design
12 3 (4.00%) Data Security
12 3 (4.00%) Time Management
12 3 (4.00%) Information Architecture
12 3 (4.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 66 (88.00%) Objective-C
2 10 (13.33%) C++
3 9 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.33%) C
4 4 (5.33%) SQL
4 4 (5.33%) Python
4 4 (5.33%) PowerHouse
5 3 (4.00%) PHP
5 3 (4.00%) Java
6 2 (2.67%) Ruby
7 1 (1.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (5.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) ISEB
2 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 20 (26.67%) Apple
2 17 (22.67%) Facebook
3 3 (4.00%) Sencha
3 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.67%) Google
5 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com