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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Cocoa
England / London
Rank 379 370 371
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 25 28 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 0.42% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 25
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £525 £350
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -

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
6709 6644 6401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.63% 32.37% 30.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5048 4920 4815
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 45 31
Median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +12.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.23 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 -5 5 £550 +22.22% 2
Cocoa
England

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 84 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 82 (97.62%) iOS Development
3 76 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (88.10%) Objective-C
5 67 (79.76%) Apple Swift
6 65 (77.38%) TDD
7 41 (48.81%) Scrum
8 37 (44.05%) Cocoa Touch
9 34 (40.48%) RESTful
10 29 (34.52%) iPhone
10 29 (34.52%) BDD
11 28 (33.33%) REST
11 28 (33.33%) Git (software)
11 28 (33.33%) Android
12 27 (32.14%) iPad
12 27 (32.14%) User Experience
13 26 (30.95%) Unit Testing
13 26 (30.95%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (29.76%) OO
15 23 (27.38%) Xcode
16 22 (26.19%) Web Services
16 22 (26.19%) Mobile App
17 21 (25.00%) Pair Programming
17 21 (25.00%) Mobile Development
17 21 (25.00%) Core Data
18 20 (23.81%) E-Commerce
18 20 (23.81%) Jenkins
18 20 (23.81%) Android Development
19 19 (22.62%) Retail
20 18 (21.43%) JavaScript

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 (2.38%) Confluence
2 1 (1.19%) Apache ServiceMix
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (11.90%) TestFlight
2 3 (3.57%) GitHub
3 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.52%) Internet
2 5 (5.95%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.29%) CouchDB
1 12 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 11 (13.10%) MySQL
2 11 (13.10%) SQLite
3 10 (11.90%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.19%) DB2
Development Applications
1 28 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 23 (27.38%) Xcode
3 20 (23.81%) Jenkins
4 14 (16.67%) JIRA
5 11 (13.10%) Calabash
6 10 (11.90%) Hudson
7 8 (9.52%) Maven
7 8 (9.52%) Subversion
8 4 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (3.57%) Bitbucket
9 3 (3.57%) Travis CI
10 1 (1.19%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (1.19%) Babel
10 1 (1.19%) CocoaPods
10 1 (1.19%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.19%) Gradle
10 1 (1.19%) Grunt
10 1 (1.19%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.19%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (22.62%) Retail
2 8 (9.52%) Marketing
3 2 (2.38%) Finance
3 2 (2.38%) Games
4 1 (1.19%) Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Private Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 79 (94.05%) Developer
2 78 (92.86%) iOS Developer
3 20 (23.81%) Senior Developer
3 20 (23.81%) Senior iOS Developer
4 10 (11.90%) Objective-C Developer
5 3 (3.57%) Android Developer
5 3 (3.57%) E-Commerce Developer
5 3 (3.57%) iOS Android Developer
5 3 (3.57%) Lead Developer
5 3 (3.57%) Lead iOS Developer
6 2 (2.38%) Applications Developer
6 2 (2.38%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (1.19%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (1.19%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (1.19%) Senior Android Developer
7 1 (1.19%) Senior iOS Android Developer
7 1 (1.19%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 1 (1.19%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (44.05%) Cocoa Touch
2 34 (40.48%) RESTful
3 28 (33.33%) REST
4 22 (26.19%) Web Services
5 21 (25.00%) Core Data
6 17 (20.24%) Core Animation
7 16 (19.05%) JSON
8 13 (15.48%) HTML
8 13 (15.48%) HTML5
9 12 (14.29%) CSS
9 12 (14.29%) SOAP
9 12 (14.29%) XML
10 11 (13.10%) CSS3
11 10 (11.90%) iOS SDK
12 5 (5.95%) UIKit
13 2 (2.38%) jQuery
13 2 (2.38%) Node.js
14 1 (1.19%) Android SDK
14 1 (1.19%) AngularJS
14 1 (1.19%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 29 (34.52%) iPhone
2 27 (32.14%) iPad
2 27 (32.14%) User Experience
3 22 (26.19%) Mobile App
4 15 (17.86%) Animation
5 10 (11.90%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (9.52%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.38%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.19%) Fintech
9 1 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (1.19%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (1.19%) Mobile Games
9 1 (1.19%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 84 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 28 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (97.62%) iOS Development
2 76 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (77.38%) TDD
4 41 (48.81%) Scrum
5 29 (34.52%) BDD
6 26 (30.95%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (30.95%) Unit Testing
7 25 (29.76%) OO
8 21 (25.00%) Mobile Development
8 21 (25.00%) Pair Programming
9 20 (23.81%) Android Development
9 20 (23.81%) E-Commerce
10 16 (19.05%) High Availability
11 15 (17.86%) Systems Analysis
12 13 (15.48%) Software Engineering
13 12 (14.29%) Test Automation
14 11 (13.10%) API Design
14 11 (13.10%) Automated Testing
15 10 (11.90%) Progressive Enhancement
16 8 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 74 (88.10%) Objective-C
2 67 (79.76%) Apple Swift
3 18 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.10%) SQL
5 9 (10.71%) Java
6 4 (4.76%) C#
7 2 (2.38%) C++
7 2 (2.38%) PHP
7 2 (2.38%) Ruby
8 1 (1.19%) C
8 1 (1.19%) ECMAScript
8 1 (1.19%) ES6
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (4.76%) yum
Vendors
1 10 (11.90%) Apple
2 1 (1.19%) Appcelerator
2 1 (1.19%) Facebook
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle
2 1 (1.19%) PubNub
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