The table below looks at the statistics for Cocoa 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 over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Cocoa
Rank 351 355 375
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +20
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 73 61 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.25% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.97% 0.82% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 46 45
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £188 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £355 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.11% +18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £33.55 -
% change year-on-year
-7.60% -
Cocoa
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
7497 7460 8105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.65% 30.78% 32.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5514 5232 5855
Average daily rate £438 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 54 54
Average hourly rate £27.66 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.53% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.35 £17.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £59.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

Cocoa
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Cocoa Jobs Demand Trend in London

Cocoa
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Cocoa Daily Rate Trend in London

Cocoa
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cocoa across the London region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Cocoa Daily Rate Histogram in London

Cocoa
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Cocoa Hourly Rate Trend in London

Cocoa
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 within the London region over the 3 months to 3 September 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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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 +5 10 £363 +11.53% 7
Cocoa
England

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Cocoa 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.

1 123 (99.19%) Apple iOS
1 123 (99.19%) iOS Development
2 105 (84.68%) Objective-C
3 78 (62.90%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (41.13%) Cocoa Touch
5 49 (39.52%) Xcode
6 47 (37.90%) iOS SDK
6 47 (37.90%) iPhone
7 43 (34.68%) Mobile Development
8 37 (29.84%) OO
9 36 (29.03%) TDD
10 35 (28.23%) iPad
11 34 (27.42%) RESTful
11 34 (27.42%) C++
12 32 (25.81%) Java
12 32 (25.81%) Apple
13 31 (25.00%) Mobile App
14 30 (24.19%) Android
15 29 (23.39%) User Experience
15 29 (23.39%) Android Development
16 27 (21.77%) BDD
16 27 (21.77%) Scrum
16 27 (21.77%) Apple Swift
17 26 (20.97%) OOD
18 25 (20.16%) Android SDK
19 24 (19.35%) Unit Testing
19 24 (19.35%) JavaScript
20 23 (18.55%) C#
21 19 (15.32%) Publishing
22 18 (14.52%) REST

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Cocoa 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (12.90%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.23%) GitHub
2 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.42%) NFC
2 2 (1.61%) HTTP
3 1 (0.81%) Internet
3 1 (0.81%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.23%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 49 (39.52%) Xcode
2 11 (8.87%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.23%) CocoaPods
4 2 (1.61%) Subversion
5 1 (0.81%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.81%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.81%) Appium
General
1 19 (15.32%) Publishing
2 9 (7.26%) Finance
3 6 (4.84%) Electronics
4 5 (4.03%) Retail
5 4 (3.23%) Marketing
5 4 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.61%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.81%) Automotive
7 1 (0.81%) Law
Job Titles
1 124 (100.00%) Developer
2 119 (95.97%) iOS Developer
3 26 (20.97%) Mobile Developer
4 16 (12.90%) Senior Developer
4 16 (12.90%) Senior iOS Developer
5 8 (6.45%) Android Developer
6 6 (4.84%) UI Developer
6 6 (4.84%) UI Programmer
7 4 (3.23%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 2 (1.61%) Senior Android Developer
9 1 (0.81%) iPhone Developer
9 1 (0.81%) iPad Developer
9 1 (0.81%) Lead Developer
9 1 (0.81%) C++ Developer
9 1 (0.81%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (41.13%) Cocoa Touch
2 47 (37.90%) iOS SDK
3 34 (27.42%) RESTful
4 25 (20.16%) Android SDK
5 18 (14.52%) REST
6 14 (11.29%) HTML
7 11 (8.87%) JSON
8 10 (8.06%) Web Services
9 8 (6.45%) UIKit
10 7 (5.65%) CSS
11 6 (4.84%) XML
12 5 (4.03%) SOAP
12 5 (4.03%) Core Animation
13 4 (3.23%) iPhone SDK
13 4 (3.23%) HTML5
14 3 (2.42%) CSS3
14 3 (2.42%) OpenGL
15 2 (1.61%) Unity DI Container
16 1 (0.81%) AngularJS
16 1 (0.81%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 47 (37.90%) iPhone
2 35 (28.23%) iPad
3 31 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 29 (23.39%) User Experience
5 10 (8.06%) Streaming Video
6 6 (4.84%) Computer Science
7 5 (4.03%) Video on Demand
7 5 (4.03%) Over-the-Top Content
7 5 (4.03%) Animation
7 5 (4.03%) Apple TV
8 3 (2.42%) Social Network
8 3 (2.42%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.42%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.61%) DTV
9 2 (1.61%) Social Media
10 1 (0.81%) IPTV
10 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.81%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 123 (99.19%) Apple iOS
2 30 (24.19%) Android
3 6 (4.84%) Mac OS X
4 5 (4.03%) Windows
5 1 (0.81%) Linux
5 1 (0.81%) UNIX
5 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (99.19%) iOS Development
2 78 (62.90%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (34.68%) Mobile Development
4 37 (29.84%) OO
5 36 (29.03%) TDD
6 29 (23.39%) Android Development
7 27 (21.77%) BDD
7 27 (21.77%) Scrum
8 26 (20.97%) OOD
9 24 (19.35%) Unit Testing
10 16 (12.90%) Content Management
11 9 (7.26%) Multithreading
12 8 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (6.45%) OOP
12 8 (6.45%) API Integration
13 6 (4.84%) Pair Programming
14 5 (4.03%) Software Engineering
14 5 (4.03%) MVC
15 4 (3.23%) E-Commerce
15 4 (3.23%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 105 (84.68%) Objective-C
2 34 (27.42%) C++
3 32 (25.81%) Java
4 27 (21.77%) Apple Swift
5 24 (19.35%) JavaScript
6 23 (18.55%) C#
7 3 (2.42%) C
8 2 (1.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (5.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.03%) QA
Vendors
1 32 (25.81%) Apple
2 5 (4.03%) Xamarin
3 3 (2.42%) SAP
3 3 (2.42%) Google
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