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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Cocoa
Rank 365 345 351
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +6
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 59 67 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.29% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.82% 0.94% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 48 49
Average daily rate
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£488 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £332 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £478 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £338 £293
% change year-on-year
+14.81% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.55 £22.66
% change year-on-year
- +48.05%
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
7217 7157 7283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.94% 31.23% 31.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5232 5147 5222
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 33 96
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £53.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -19 9 £406 -4.41% 8
Cocoa
England

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 87 (98.86%) Apple iOS
1 87 (98.86%) iOS Development
2 73 (82.95%) Objective-C
3 58 (65.91%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (45.45%) Cocoa Touch
5 36 (40.91%) iOS SDK
6 32 (36.36%) Mobile Development
7 28 (31.82%) iPhone
8 27 (30.68%) Xcode
9 25 (28.41%) Mobile App
10 24 (27.27%) Android
11 23 (26.14%) Android Development
11 23 (26.14%) Java
12 22 (25.00%) C++
13 21 (23.86%) iPad
14 20 (22.73%) JavaScript
14 20 (22.73%) TDD
15 19 (21.59%) C#
15 19 (21.59%) Apple Swift
16 18 (20.45%) Android SDK
16 18 (20.45%) OO
17 17 (19.32%) User Experience
18 16 (18.18%) RESTful
19 14 (15.91%) Unit Testing
19 14 (15.91%) REST
19 14 (15.91%) Scrum
20 13 (14.77%) OOD
20 13 (14.77%) Apple
21 11 (12.50%) Git (software)
21 11 (12.50%) BDD

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 9 (10.23%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) HTTP
1 1 (1.14%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.14%) Internet
1 1 (1.14%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.41%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 27 (30.68%) Xcode
2 11 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.41%) Subversion
3 3 (3.41%) CocoaPods
4 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.14%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.14%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.14%) Appium
General
1 10 (11.36%) Publishing
2 8 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (2.27%) Electronics
3 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.27%) Retail
3 2 (2.27%) Music Industry
3 2 (2.27%) Marketing
4 1 (1.14%) Automotive
4 1 (1.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 87 (98.86%) Developer
2 83 (94.32%) iOS Developer
3 20 (22.73%) Mobile Developer
4 14 (15.91%) Senior Developer
4 14 (15.91%) Senior iOS Developer
5 4 (4.55%) Android Developer
6 2 (2.27%) UI Developer
6 2 (2.27%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 2 (2.27%) UI Programmer
7 1 (1.14%) Junior
7 1 (1.14%) Programmer
7 1 (1.14%) Lead Developer
7 1 (1.14%) Team Leader
7 1 (1.14%) Junior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (45.45%) Cocoa Touch
2 36 (40.91%) iOS SDK
3 18 (20.45%) Android SDK
4 16 (18.18%) RESTful
5 14 (15.91%) REST
6 8 (9.09%) HTML
7 7 (7.95%) UIKit
8 6 (6.82%) CSS
8 6 (6.82%) Web Services
8 6 (6.82%) JSON
9 5 (5.68%) XML
10 4 (4.55%) Core Animation
11 3 (3.41%) iPhone SDK
11 3 (3.41%) OpenGL
11 3 (3.41%) SOAP
12 2 (2.27%) HTML5
13 1 (1.14%) AngularJS
13 1 (1.14%) Apache Cordova
13 1 (1.14%) CSS3
13 1 (1.14%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 28 (31.82%) iPhone
2 25 (28.41%) Mobile App
3 21 (23.86%) iPad
4 17 (19.32%) User Experience
5 4 (4.55%) Animation
6 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.41%) Streaming Video
7 2 (2.27%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.27%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (1.14%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.14%) IPTV
8 1 (1.14%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.14%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 87 (98.86%) Apple iOS
2 24 (27.27%) Android
3 5 (5.68%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.27%) Windows
5 1 (1.14%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (98.86%) iOS Development
2 58 (65.91%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (36.36%) Mobile Development
4 23 (26.14%) Android Development
5 20 (22.73%) TDD
6 18 (20.45%) OO
7 14 (15.91%) Unit Testing
7 14 (15.91%) Scrum
8 13 (14.77%) OOD
9 11 (12.50%) BDD
10 9 (10.23%) Content Management
11 8 (9.09%) API Integration
12 6 (6.82%) OOP
13 5 (5.68%) MVC
13 5 (5.68%) Memory Management
14 4 (4.55%) Multithreading
14 4 (4.55%) Software Engineering
15 3 (3.41%) Open Source
15 3 (3.41%) Mobile Application Development
16 2 (2.27%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (82.95%) Objective-C
2 23 (26.14%) Java
3 22 (25.00%) C++
4 20 (22.73%) JavaScript
5 19 (21.59%) C#
5 19 (21.59%) Apple Swift
6 3 (3.41%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (14.77%) Apple
2 4 (4.55%) Xamarin
3 3 (3.41%) Google
4 1 (1.14%) SAP
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