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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Cocoa
Rank 349 344 343
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 54 51 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.80% 0.73% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 40 37
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £323 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £283
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +15.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.20 - £22.66
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
6790 6944 6448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.63% 30.69% 29.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4882 5091 4668
Average daily rate £420 £413 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 16 90
Average hourly rate £22.18 £45.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.71% +8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £30.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £175.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +4 13 £463 +15.55% 6
Cocoa
England

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 79 (98.75%) Apple iOS
1 79 (98.75%) iOS Development
2 68 (85.00%) Objective-C
3 56 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (47.50%) Cocoa Touch
5 32 (40.00%) iOS SDK
6 28 (35.00%) Xcode
7 26 (32.50%) Mobile Development
8 25 (31.25%) iPhone
9 21 (26.25%) OO
10 18 (22.50%) Mobile App
11 17 (21.25%) User Experience
11 17 (21.25%) Android
11 17 (21.25%) iPad
11 17 (21.25%) Java
12 16 (20.00%) Android Development
13 15 (18.75%) RESTful
13 15 (18.75%) C++
14 14 (17.50%) C#
14 14 (17.50%) Unit Testing
15 13 (16.25%) Apple
15 13 (16.25%) TDD
15 13 (16.25%) Apple Swift
16 12 (15.00%) Scrum
16 12 (15.00%) JavaScript
16 12 (15.00%) Android SDK
17 11 (13.75%) JSON
18 10 (12.50%) Git (software)
18 10 (12.50%) REST
18 10 (12.50%) OOP

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (7.50%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) HTTP
2 3 (3.75%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.50%) VPN
3 2 (2.50%) Internet
3 2 (2.50%) Firewall
4 1 (1.25%) NFC
Development Applications
1 28 (35.00%) Xcode
2 10 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.75%) CocoaPods
4 3 (3.75%) Subversion
5 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.25%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.25%) JIRA
5 1 (1.25%) Selenium
5 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.25%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.25%) Appium
5 1 (1.25%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.25%) Calabash
General
1 7 (8.75%) Finance
1 7 (8.75%) Publishing
2 2 (2.50%) Music Industry
2 2 (2.50%) Marketing
2 2 (2.50%) Electronics
2 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.25%) Games
3 1 (1.25%) Law
3 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 78 (97.50%) Developer
2 73 (91.25%) iOS Developer
3 14 (17.50%) Mobile Developer
4 13 (16.25%) Senior iOS Developer
4 13 (16.25%) Senior Developer
5 4 (5.00%) Android Developer
6 2 (2.50%) Lead Developer
6 2 (2.50%) Mac Developer
7 1 (1.25%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (1.25%) Programmer
7 1 (1.25%) Team Leader
7 1 (1.25%) Development Team Leader
7 1 (1.25%) Junior Programmer
7 1 (1.25%) Junior
7 1 (1.25%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (47.50%) Cocoa Touch
2 32 (40.00%) iOS SDK
3 15 (18.75%) RESTful
4 12 (15.00%) Android SDK
5 11 (13.75%) JSON
6 10 (12.50%) REST
7 8 (10.00%) Web Services
7 8 (10.00%) UIKit
8 7 (8.75%) Core Animation
8 7 (8.75%) HTML
9 5 (6.25%) XML
9 5 (6.25%) CSS
10 4 (5.00%) SOAP
11 2 (2.50%) OpenGL
11 2 (2.50%) HTML5
12 1 (1.25%) iPhone SDK
12 1 (1.25%) jQuery
12 1 (1.25%) AngularJS
12 1 (1.25%) CSS3
12 1 (1.25%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 25 (31.25%) iPhone
2 18 (22.50%) Mobile App
3 17 (21.25%) User Experience
3 17 (21.25%) iPad
4 7 (8.75%) Animation
5 5 (6.25%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.75%) Open Source
7 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.25%) Video on Demand
8 1 (1.25%) Online Gambling
8 1 (1.25%) New Media
8 1 (1.25%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.25%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (1.25%) Streaming Video
8 1 (1.25%) IPTV
8 1 (1.25%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 79 (98.75%) Apple iOS
2 17 (21.25%) Android
3 5 (6.25%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.50%) Windows
5 1 (1.25%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (98.75%) iOS Development
2 56 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (32.50%) Mobile Development
4 21 (26.25%) OO
5 16 (20.00%) Android Development
6 14 (17.50%) Unit Testing
7 13 (16.25%) TDD
8 12 (15.00%) Scrum
9 10 (12.50%) OOP
9 10 (12.50%) OOD
10 7 (8.75%) BDD
11 6 (7.50%) Content Management
11 6 (7.50%) Multithreading
11 6 (7.50%) Memory Management
12 4 (5.00%) Software Engineering
12 4 (5.00%) MVC
13 3 (3.75%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (3.75%) Mobile Application Development
13 3 (3.75%) Concurrent Programming
14 2 (2.50%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 68 (85.00%) Objective-C
2 17 (21.25%) Java
3 15 (18.75%) C++
4 14 (17.50%) C#
5 13 (16.25%) Apple Swift
6 12 (15.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.50%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (7.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (16.25%) Apple
2 5 (6.25%) Xamarin
3 3 (3.75%) Google
4 1 (1.25%) SAP
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