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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Cocoa
Rank 366 367 284
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -83
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 32 26 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.12% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 0.41% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 48
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£410 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.80% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £295 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
6328 6319 6051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.96% 29.32% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4744 4501 4387
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 53 60
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £21.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +60.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £77.50 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 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 January 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 +23 13 £413 +24.06% 3
Hounslow - - - -
Cocoa
England

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 73 (96.05%) Apple iOS
1 73 (96.05%) iOS Development
2 70 (92.11%) Objective-C
3 41 (53.95%) Cocoa Touch
3 41 (53.95%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (51.32%) Xcode
5 27 (35.53%) OO
5 27 (35.53%) iPhone
6 25 (32.89%) iOS SDK
7 23 (30.26%) User Experience
8 21 (27.63%) iPad
8 21 (27.63%) Scrum
9 19 (25.00%) JSON
10 15 (19.74%) Web Services
10 15 (19.74%) Apple
11 14 (18.42%) XML
11 14 (18.42%) Git (software)
12 13 (17.11%) Computer Science
13 12 (15.79%) UIKit
13 12 (15.79%) C++
14 11 (14.47%) TDD
15 10 (13.16%) RESTful
16 9 (11.84%) Android
16 9 (11.84%) Mobile App
17 8 (10.53%) Social Media
17 8 (10.53%) E-Commerce
17 8 (10.53%) HTTP
18 7 (9.21%) Subversion
18 7 (9.21%) REST
19 6 (7.89%) New Media

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (2.63%) CMS
2 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) GitHub
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.53%) HTTP
2 3 (3.95%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.63%) Firewall
3 2 (2.63%) Internet
3 2 (2.63%) VPN
Development Applications
1 39 (51.32%) Xcode
2 14 (18.42%) Git (software)
3 7 (9.21%) Subversion
4 4 (5.26%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.63%) Calabash
6 1 (1.32%) JIRA
6 1 (1.32%) Selenium
6 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.32%) Android Studio
General
1 6 (7.89%) Marketing
2 5 (6.58%) Finance
3 4 (5.26%) Publishing
4 3 (3.95%) Banking
5 2 (2.63%) Retail
5 2 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 74 (97.37%) Developer
2 69 (90.79%) iOS Developer
3 6 (7.89%) Senior iOS Developer
3 6 (7.89%) Applications Developer
3 6 (7.89%) Senior Developer
4 4 (5.26%) Android Developer
4 4 (5.26%) Lead Developer
5 3 (3.95%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (2.63%) Mac Developer
7 1 (1.32%) Junior
7 1 (1.32%) Programmer
7 1 (1.32%) Junior Programmer
7 1 (1.32%) Team Leader
7 1 (1.32%) Development Team Leader
7 1 (1.32%) iPhone Developer
7 1 (1.32%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (53.95%) Cocoa Touch
2 25 (32.89%) iOS SDK
3 19 (25.00%) JSON
4 15 (19.74%) Web Services
5 14 (18.42%) XML
6 12 (15.79%) UIKit
7 10 (13.16%) RESTful
8 7 (9.21%) REST
9 5 (6.58%) HTML
9 5 (6.58%) CSS
9 5 (6.58%) SOAP
9 5 (6.58%) Xamarin.iOS
9 5 (6.58%) Core Animation
10 3 (3.95%) Android SDK
11 2 (2.63%) Sencha Touch
11 2 (2.63%) Ajax
11 2 (2.63%) Google Maps API
12 1 (1.32%) XSL
12 1 (1.32%) XML Schema
12 1 (1.32%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 27 (35.53%) iPhone
2 23 (30.26%) User Experience
3 21 (27.63%) iPad
4 13 (17.11%) Computer Science
5 9 (11.84%) Mobile App
6 8 (10.53%) Social Media
7 6 (7.89%) New Media
7 6 (7.89%) Animation
8 5 (6.58%) N-Tier
9 4 (5.26%) Video on Demand
9 4 (5.26%) Streaming Video
10 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (3.95%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (2.63%) Blackberry
12 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
12 1 (1.32%) Video Editing
12 1 (1.32%) Social Network
12 1 (1.32%) Online Gambling
12 1 (1.32%) Augmented Reality
12 1 (1.32%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 73 (96.05%) Apple iOS
2 9 (11.84%) Android
3 3 (3.95%) Windows
3 3 (3.95%) Mac OS X
3 3 (3.95%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (96.05%) iOS Development
2 41 (53.95%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (35.53%) OO
4 21 (27.63%) Scrum
5 11 (14.47%) TDD
6 8 (10.53%) E-Commerce
7 6 (7.89%) Android Development
7 6 (7.89%) Unit Testing
7 6 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (7.89%) Memory Management
7 6 (7.89%) BDD
7 6 (7.89%) Web Design
7 6 (7.89%) OOD
8 5 (6.58%) OOP
8 5 (6.58%) SOA
8 5 (6.58%) Multithreading
9 4 (5.26%) MVC
9 4 (5.26%) Software Engineering
10 3 (3.95%) Data Modelling
11 2 (2.63%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 70 (92.11%) Objective-C
2 12 (15.79%) C++
3 6 (7.89%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.58%) Java
5 4 (5.26%) C#
6 3 (3.95%) SQL
7 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.32%) Ruby
8 1 (1.32%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (19.74%) Apple
2 5 (6.58%) Facebook
3 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.95%) Google
4 2 (2.63%) Xamarin
4 2 (2.63%) Twitter
4 2 (2.63%) Sencha
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle
5 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
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