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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa
Rank 362 368 337
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -31
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 49 57 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.23% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.66% 0.73% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 45 74
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £329 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £18.75
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
7409 7855 7710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.19% 31.11% 29.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5372 5705 5422
Average daily rate £420 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
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 40 42 68
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £85.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 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 +32 15 £325 -21.68% 4
Cocoa
England

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

1 115 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 111 (96.52%) iOS Development
3 107 (93.04%) Objective-C
4 74 (64.35%) Cocoa Touch
5 67 (58.26%) Xcode
6 54 (46.96%) iOS SDK
7 43 (37.39%) iPhone
8 36 (31.30%) iPad
9 35 (30.43%) Git (software)
9 35 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (28.70%) Mobile App
11 32 (27.83%) OO
12 28 (24.35%) Web Services
13 25 (21.74%) Apple
14 24 (20.87%) JSON
15 21 (18.26%) RESTful
15 21 (18.26%) Software Engineering
16 20 (17.39%) Subversion
17 19 (16.52%) TDD
17 19 (16.52%) Scrum
17 19 (16.52%) XML
17 19 (16.52%) HTML
17 19 (16.52%) Facebook
17 19 (16.52%) REST
18 18 (15.65%) Android
19 17 (14.78%) JavaScript
20 16 (13.91%) C++
21 15 (13.04%) OOP
21 15 (13.04%) User Experience
22 12 (10.43%) Continuous Integration

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 5 (4.35%) CMS
2 1 (0.87%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.48%) HTTP
2 3 (2.61%) VoIP
2 3 (2.61%) Wireshark
3 2 (1.74%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.48%) MySQL
2 3 (2.61%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 67 (58.26%) Xcode
2 35 (30.43%) Git (software)
3 20 (17.39%) Subversion
4 5 (4.35%) Mercurial
4 5 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (3.48%) JIRA
6 3 (2.61%) Selenium
6 3 (2.61%) Maven
6 3 (2.61%) JBehave
6 3 (2.61%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.61%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.61%) eggPlant
7 1 (0.87%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (9.57%) Publishing
2 8 (6.96%) Finance
3 5 (4.35%) Banking
3 5 (4.35%) Retail
4 3 (2.61%) Legal
5 2 (1.74%) Games
5 2 (1.74%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.87%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 111 (96.52%) Developer
2 109 (94.78%) iOS Developer
3 11 (9.57%) Senior iOS Developer
3 11 (9.57%) Senior Developer
4 9 (7.83%) Lead Developer
5 5 (4.35%) Junior Developer
5 5 (4.35%) Junior
5 5 (4.35%) Mobile Developer
5 5 (4.35%) Android Developer
5 5 (4.35%) Junior iOS Developer
6 2 (1.74%) Tester
7 1 (0.87%) Applications Developer
7 1 (0.87%) iPhone Developer
7 1 (0.87%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 1 (0.87%) Test Leader
7 1 (0.87%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (0.87%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (64.35%) Cocoa Touch
2 54 (46.96%) iOS SDK
3 28 (24.35%) Web Services
4 24 (20.87%) JSON
5 21 (18.26%) RESTful
6 19 (16.52%) XML
6 19 (16.52%) HTML
6 19 (16.52%) REST
7 11 (9.57%) UIKit
8 9 (7.83%) CSS
9 7 (6.09%) SOAP
10 5 (4.35%) HTML5
10 5 (4.35%) Xamarin.iOS
10 5 (4.35%) jQuery
11 3 (2.61%) Google Maps API
11 3 (2.61%) Ajax
11 3 (2.61%) Flash
12 2 (1.74%) Android SDK
12 2 (1.74%) CSS3
12 2 (1.74%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 43 (37.39%) iPhone
2 36 (31.30%) iPad
3 33 (28.70%) Mobile App
4 15 (13.04%) User Experience
5 8 (6.96%) Computer Science
6 6 (5.22%) Social Media
7 5 (4.35%) N-Tier
7 5 (4.35%) Video on Demand
8 4 (3.48%) Blackberry
8 4 (3.48%) Data Structures
8 4 (3.48%) Algorithms
9 3 (2.61%) Over-the-Top Content
9 3 (2.61%) Streaming Video
9 3 (2.61%) IPTV
9 3 (2.61%) Video Editing
9 3 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (2.61%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (1.74%) Social Network
10 2 (1.74%) DTV
11 1 (0.87%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 115 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 18 (15.65%) Android
3 5 (4.35%) Windows
4 3 (2.61%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.87%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (96.52%) iOS Development
2 35 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (27.83%) OO
4 21 (18.26%) Software Engineering
5 19 (16.52%) Scrum
5 19 (16.52%) TDD
6 15 (13.04%) OOP
7 12 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (9.57%) BDD
9 10 (8.70%) Unit Testing
10 9 (7.83%) Memory Management
11 8 (6.96%) E-Commerce
12 7 (6.09%) Multithreading
13 6 (5.22%) Android Development
13 6 (5.22%) OOD
14 5 (4.35%) SOA
14 5 (4.35%) User Stories
15 4 (3.48%) Mobile Application Development
15 4 (3.48%) MVC
15 4 (3.48%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 107 (93.04%) Objective-C
2 17 (14.78%) JavaScript
3 16 (13.91%) C++
4 8 (6.96%) Java
5 7 (6.09%) SQL
5 7 (6.09%) Python
6 5 (4.35%) Ruby
7 4 (3.48%) PowerHouse
7 4 (3.48%) C
8 3 (2.61%) C#
8 3 (2.61%) Perl
8 3 (2.61%) PHP
9 1 (0.87%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (5.22%) Degree
2 3 (2.61%) ISEB
2 3 (2.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.22%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.61%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 25 (21.74%) Apple
2 19 (16.52%) Facebook
3 5 (4.35%) Google
4 3 (2.61%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.74%) Sencha
6 1 (0.87%) Twitter
6 1 (0.87%) Symbian
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