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 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Cocoa
Rank 375 372 321
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -51
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 25 33 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.15% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.39% 0.49% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 38
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £260 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £288
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +21.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.20 - -
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
6407 6743 6018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.69% 29.77% 29.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4624 4812 4417
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £295 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 44 47
Average hourly rate £27.37 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.80% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £160.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +21 9 £450 +2.68% 8
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Cocoa
England

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 64 (95.52%) Apple iOS
1 64 (95.52%) iOS Development
2 58 (86.57%) Objective-C
3 43 (64.18%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (44.78%) Xcode
4 30 (44.78%) Cocoa Touch
5 25 (37.31%) iPhone
6 24 (35.82%) iPad
7 22 (32.84%) User Experience
8 20 (29.85%) OO
9 19 (28.36%) iOS SDK
10 16 (23.88%) Scrum
11 13 (19.40%) Web Services
11 13 (19.40%) JSON
12 12 (17.91%) Computer Science
13 11 (16.42%) Apple
13 11 (16.42%) Unit Testing
14 10 (14.93%) RESTful
14 10 (14.93%) Mobile Development
14 10 (14.93%) C++
15 9 (13.43%) UIKit
16 8 (11.94%) Git (software)
16 8 (11.94%) E-Commerce
16 8 (11.94%) TDD
17 7 (10.45%) Marketing
17 7 (10.45%) XML
17 7 (10.45%) OOD
17 7 (10.45%) Android
18 6 (8.96%) Social Media
18 6 (8.96%) Animation

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 4 (5.97%) CMS
2 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) HTTP
2 3 (4.48%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.99%) Internet
3 2 (2.99%) Firewall
3 2 (2.99%) VPN
Development Applications
1 30 (44.78%) Xcode
2 8 (11.94%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.48%) Subversion
4 2 (2.99%) Calabash
5 1 (1.49%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.49%) JIRA
5 1 (1.49%) Selenium
5 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.49%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (10.45%) Marketing
2 4 (5.97%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Publishing
3 2 (2.99%) Games
3 2 (2.99%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Music Industry
4 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (97.01%) Developer
2 58 (86.57%) iOS Developer
3 7 (10.45%) Senior iOS Developer
3 7 (10.45%) Senior Developer
4 6 (8.96%) Applications Developer
4 6 (8.96%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (4.48%) Android Developer
6 2 (2.99%) Mac Developer
7 1 (1.49%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (1.49%) Programmer
7 1 (1.49%) Lead Developer
7 1 (1.49%) Team Leader
7 1 (1.49%) Development Team Leader
7 1 (1.49%) Junior Programmer
7 1 (1.49%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (44.78%) Cocoa Touch
2 19 (28.36%) iOS SDK
3 13 (19.40%) Web Services
3 13 (19.40%) JSON
4 10 (14.93%) RESTful
5 9 (13.43%) UIKit
6 7 (10.45%) XML
7 6 (8.96%) SOAP
8 5 (7.46%) Core Animation
9 4 (5.97%) HTML
9 4 (5.97%) CSS
9 4 (5.97%) Android SDK
9 4 (5.97%) REST
10 2 (2.99%) Ajax
11 1 (1.49%) WebKit
11 1 (1.49%) Sencha Touch
11 1 (1.49%) OpenGL ES
11 1 (1.49%) OpenGL
11 1 (1.49%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (37.31%) iPhone
2 24 (35.82%) iPad
3 22 (32.84%) User Experience
4 12 (17.91%) Computer Science
5 6 (8.96%) New Media
5 6 (8.96%) Mobile App
5 6 (8.96%) Animation
5 6 (8.96%) Social Media
6 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.99%) Open Source
7 2 (2.99%) Video on Demand
7 2 (2.99%) Streaming Video
8 1 (1.49%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.49%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.49%) Social Network
8 1 (1.49%) Online Gambling
8 1 (1.49%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (1.49%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 64 (95.52%) Apple iOS
2 7 (10.45%) Android
3 5 (7.46%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.49%) Windows
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (95.52%) iOS Development
2 43 (64.18%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (29.85%) OO
4 16 (23.88%) Scrum
5 11 (16.42%) Unit Testing
6 10 (14.93%) Mobile Development
7 8 (11.94%) TDD
7 8 (11.94%) E-Commerce
8 7 (10.45%) OOD
9 6 (8.96%) OOP
9 6 (8.96%) Web Design
9 6 (8.96%) Android Development
10 5 (7.46%) Multithreading
11 4 (5.97%) Memory Management
11 4 (5.97%) BDD
11 4 (5.97%) MVC
11 4 (5.97%) Content Management
12 3 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
13 2 (2.99%) OWASP
13 2 (2.99%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 58 (86.57%) Objective-C
2 10 (14.93%) C++
3 6 (8.96%) Java
3 6 (8.96%) C#
4 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (7.46%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (16.42%) Apple
2 3 (4.48%) Xamarin
3 2 (2.99%) Facebook
3 2 (2.99%) Twitter
4 1 (1.49%) Google
4 1 (1.49%) Sencha
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle
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