The table below looks at the statistics for Cocoa skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cocoa over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Cocoa
Rank 385 384 403
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +19
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 42 40 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 0.54% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 32 25
Median daily rate £488 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £328 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £525 £350
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
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
7516 7409 7246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.94% 32.84% 30.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5681 5622 5528
Median daily rate £455 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 41 35
Median hourly rate £45.00 £24.23 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.72% -34.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £70.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Cocoa
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Cocoa as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 8 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cocoa within the London region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -4 8 £550 +22.22% 1
Cocoa
England

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cocoa also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Cocoa.

1 104 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 101 (97.12%) iOS Development
3 95 (91.35%) Objective-C
4 92 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
5 80 (76.92%) TDD
5 80 (76.92%) Apple Swift
6 53 (50.96%) Cocoa Touch
7 52 (50.00%) Scrum
8 41 (39.42%) Unit Testing
9 37 (35.58%) Git (software)
9 37 (35.58%) REST
10 35 (33.65%) User Experience
10 35 (33.65%) Continuous Integration
10 35 (33.65%) RESTful
10 35 (33.65%) BDD
11 33 (31.73%) iPhone
12 32 (30.77%) Xcode
12 32 (30.77%) Mobile App
13 31 (29.81%) iPad
14 30 (28.85%) Web Services
15 29 (27.88%) Mobile Development
16 28 (26.92%) OO
16 28 (26.92%) E-Commerce
16 28 (26.92%) Android
17 26 (25.00%) Core Data
18 22 (21.15%) Pair Programming
18 22 (21.15%) Software Engineering
19 21 (20.19%) Test Automation
19 21 (20.19%) CouchDB
19 21 (20.19%) MongoDB

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.92%) Apache ServiceMix
Cloud Services
1 18 (17.31%) Microsoft Azure
1 18 (17.31%) TestFlight
2 3 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.88%) GitHub
3 2 (1.92%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.65%) Internet
2 3 (2.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.19%) CouchDB
1 21 (20.19%) MongoDB
2 20 (19.23%) MySQL
2 20 (19.23%) SQLite
3 18 (17.31%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.92%) DB2
Development Applications
1 37 (35.58%) Git (software)
2 32 (30.77%) Xcode
3 18 (17.31%) Jenkins
4 12 (11.54%) Calabash
5 11 (10.58%) Hudson
6 10 (9.62%) JIRA
7 9 (8.65%) Maven
7 9 (8.65%) Subversion
8 4 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (2.88%) Travis CI
10 2 (1.92%) CocoaPods
10 2 (1.92%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.92%) Grunt
10 2 (1.92%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.96%) Babel
11 1 (0.96%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.96%) Gradle
11 1 (0.96%) IntelliJ
General
1 20 (19.23%) Retail
2 9 (8.65%) Marketing
3 3 (2.88%) Banking
3 3 (2.88%) Finance
4 2 (1.92%) Games
4 2 (1.92%) Private Banking
4 2 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 99 (95.19%) Developer
1 99 (95.19%) iOS Developer
2 33 (31.73%) Senior Developer
2 33 (31.73%) Senior iOS Developer
3 12 (11.54%) Objective-C Developer
4 5 (4.81%) E-Commerce Developer
5 4 (3.85%) Android Developer
5 4 (3.85%) iOS Android Developer
6 3 (2.88%) Lead Developer
6 3 (2.88%) Lead iOS Developer
7 1 (0.96%) Applications Developer
7 1 (0.96%) Digital Developer
7 1 (0.96%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (0.96%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (0.96%) Senior Android Developer
7 1 (0.96%) Senior iOS Android Developer
7 1 (0.96%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 1 (0.96%) Software Developer
7 1 (0.96%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (50.96%) Cocoa Touch
2 37 (35.58%) REST
3 35 (33.65%) RESTful
4 30 (28.85%) Web Services
5 26 (25.00%) Core Data
6 20 (19.23%) Core Animation
6 20 (19.23%) JSON
6 20 (19.23%) SOAP
7 15 (14.42%) XML
8 12 (11.54%) CSS
8 12 (11.54%) HTML
9 11 (10.58%) HTML5
9 11 (10.58%) iOS SDK
10 9 (8.65%) CSS3
11 8 (7.69%) UIKit
12 3 (2.88%) AngularJS
13 2 (1.92%) Android SDK
13 2 (1.92%) JDBC
13 2 (1.92%) Node.js
13 2 (1.92%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 35 (33.65%) User Experience
2 33 (31.73%) iPhone
3 32 (30.77%) Mobile App
4 31 (29.81%) iPad
5 19 (18.27%) Animation
6 13 (12.50%) Computer Science
7 8 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (2.88%) Digital Media
9 3 (2.88%) Fintech
9 3 (2.88%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (1.92%) Wiki
11 1 (0.96%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (0.96%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 104 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 28 (26.92%) Android
3 1 (0.96%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (97.12%) iOS Development
2 92 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (76.92%) TDD
4 52 (50.00%) Scrum
5 41 (39.42%) Unit Testing
6 35 (33.65%) BDD
6 35 (33.65%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (27.88%) Mobile Development
8 28 (26.92%) E-Commerce
8 28 (26.92%) OO
9 22 (21.15%) Pair Programming
9 22 (21.15%) Software Engineering
10 21 (20.19%) Android Development
10 21 (20.19%) Test Automation
11 19 (18.27%) Progressive Enhancement
12 15 (14.42%) High Availability
13 14 (13.46%) Systems Analysis
14 11 (10.58%) OOD
15 10 (9.62%) Continuous Delivery
16 9 (8.65%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 95 (91.35%) Objective-C
2 80 (76.92%) Apple Swift
3 20 (19.23%) JavaScript
3 20 (19.23%) SQL
4 8 (7.69%) Java
5 5 (4.81%) PHP
6 3 (2.88%) C#
7 2 (1.92%) C++
7 2 (1.92%) Ruby
8 1 (0.96%) C
8 1 (0.96%) ECMAScript
8 1 (0.96%) ES6
Qualifications
1 13 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (1.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (3.85%) yum
Vendors
1 18 (17.31%) Apple
2 2 (1.92%) Oracle
3 1 (0.96%) Facebook
3 1 (0.96%) PubNub
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