The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa
Rank 342 346 319
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -27
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 66 68 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.28% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.92% 0.90% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 57 52
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£400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £445 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £22.66 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+48.05% -46.68%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7192 7597 7618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.65% 31.29% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5094 5461 5349
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 70 82
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.90 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £57.65 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Cocoa
England

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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 +30 21 £375 +7.14% 3
Cocoa
England

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

1 116 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 110 (94.83%) iOS Development
3 107 (92.24%) Objective-C
4 68 (58.62%) Cocoa Touch
5 66 (56.90%) Xcode
6 56 (48.28%) iOS SDK
7 50 (43.10%) iPhone
8 48 (41.38%) iPad
9 39 (33.62%) Mobile App
10 29 (25.00%) Git (software)
11 28 (24.14%) OO
12 26 (22.41%) Web Services
13 24 (20.69%) Apple
13 24 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (18.97%) RESTful
15 21 (18.10%) HTML
16 20 (17.24%) Android
17 19 (16.38%) Software Engineering
17 19 (16.38%) JSON
17 19 (16.38%) REST
17 19 (16.38%) Facebook
18 18 (15.52%) TDD
18 18 (15.52%) JavaScript
19 17 (14.66%) OOP
19 17 (14.66%) Scrum
20 15 (12.93%) C++
20 15 (12.93%) Subversion
21 12 (10.34%) Publishing
21 12 (10.34%) Unit Testing
22 11 (9.48%) Continuous Integration

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 7 (6.03%) CMS
2 1 (0.86%) Node.js
2 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.86%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.45%) Wireshark
2 3 (2.59%) VoIP
2 3 (2.59%) HTTP
3 2 (1.72%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.86%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.45%) MySQL
2 3 (2.59%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 66 (56.90%) Xcode
2 29 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 15 (12.93%) Subversion
4 7 (6.03%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (4.31%) JIRA
6 4 (3.45%) Maven
6 4 (3.45%) Selenium
6 4 (3.45%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.45%) JBehave
6 4 (3.45%) WebDriver
6 4 (3.45%) eggPlant
7 2 (1.72%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.86%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (10.34%) Publishing
2 9 (7.76%) Legal
3 8 (6.90%) Finance
4 7 (6.03%) Retail
5 5 (4.31%) Banking
6 4 (3.45%) Games
7 2 (1.72%) Marketing
7 2 (1.72%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 110 (94.83%) Developer
2 108 (93.10%) iOS Developer
3 14 (12.07%) Senior Developer
3 14 (12.07%) Senior iOS Developer
4 8 (6.90%) Mobile Developer
5 7 (6.03%) Lead Developer
6 5 (4.31%) Junior iOS Developer
6 5 (4.31%) Junior Developer
6 5 (4.31%) Junior
7 3 (2.59%) Android Developer
7 3 (2.59%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 3 (2.59%) Tester
7 3 (2.59%) Applications Developer
8 1 (0.86%) iPhone Developer
8 1 (0.86%) Test Leader
8 1 (0.86%) iPad Developer
8 1 (0.86%) Software Engineer
8 1 (0.86%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (58.62%) Cocoa Touch
2 56 (48.28%) iOS SDK
3 26 (22.41%) Web Services
4 22 (18.97%) RESTful
5 21 (18.10%) HTML
6 19 (16.38%) JSON
6 19 (16.38%) REST
7 11 (9.48%) XML
8 10 (8.62%) SOAP
9 9 (7.76%) CSS
10 8 (6.90%) UIKit
11 5 (4.31%) jQuery
12 4 (3.45%) Flash
12 4 (3.45%) HTML5
12 4 (3.45%) Xamarin.iOS
13 3 (2.59%) Ajax
14 2 (1.72%) LAMP
14 2 (1.72%) Android SDK
15 1 (0.86%) cocos2d
15 1 (0.86%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 50 (43.10%) iPhone
2 48 (41.38%) iPad
3 39 (33.62%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.17%) Social Media
5 5 (4.31%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.45%) N-Tier
6 4 (3.45%) IPTV
6 4 (3.45%) Video on Demand
7 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.59%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (2.59%) Augmented Reality
7 3 (2.59%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.72%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.72%) DTV
8 2 (1.72%) Video Editing
8 2 (1.72%) Social Network
8 2 (1.72%) Open Source
9 1 (0.86%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.86%) New Media
9 1 (0.86%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 116 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 20 (17.24%) Android
3 3 (2.59%) Windows
4 1 (0.86%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.86%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (94.83%) iOS Development
2 28 (24.14%) OO
3 24 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (16.38%) Software Engineering
5 18 (15.52%) TDD
6 17 (14.66%) OOP
6 17 (14.66%) Scrum
7 12 (10.34%) Unit Testing
8 11 (9.48%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (8.62%) E-Commerce
10 9 (7.76%) Memory Management
10 9 (7.76%) BDD
11 7 (6.03%) Multithreading
12 6 (5.17%) User Stories
13 5 (4.31%) Android Development
13 5 (4.31%) MVC
14 4 (3.45%) OOD
14 4 (3.45%) SOA
14 4 (3.45%) Regression Testing
14 4 (3.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 107 (92.24%) Objective-C
2 18 (15.52%) JavaScript
3 15 (12.93%) C++
4 8 (6.90%) Python
5 7 (6.03%) Java
6 5 (4.31%) Ruby
6 5 (4.31%) C
6 5 (4.31%) SQL
7 4 (3.45%) Perl
7 4 (3.45%) C#
8 3 (2.59%) PHP
9 1 (0.86%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 4 (3.45%) ISEB
1 4 (3.45%) ISTQB
1 4 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.45%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 24 (20.69%) Apple
2 19 (16.38%) Facebook
3 3 (2.59%) Google
3 3 (2.59%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.72%) Twitter
5 1 (0.86%) Sencha
5 1 (0.86%) Yahoo!
5 1 (0.86%) Sony
5 1 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.86%) Symbian
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle
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