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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa
Rank 368 378 316
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -62
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 52 56 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.22% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.70% 0.71% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 45 70
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £330 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 - £18.75
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
7422 7872 7654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.31% 31.32% 29.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5323 5679 5365
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 50 67
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £59.95 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +33 15 £325 -21.68% 1
Cocoa
England

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 118 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 114 (96.61%) iOS Development
3 109 (92.37%) Objective-C
4 75 (63.56%) Cocoa Touch
5 69 (58.47%) Xcode
6 53 (44.92%) iOS SDK
7 45 (38.14%) iPhone
8 40 (33.90%) iPad
9 35 (29.66%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (29.66%) OO
10 34 (28.81%) Git (software)
11 32 (27.12%) Mobile App
12 30 (25.42%) Web Services
13 28 (23.73%) Apple
14 24 (20.34%) JSON
15 22 (18.64%) RESTful
16 21 (17.80%) REST
16 21 (17.80%) HTML
17 20 (16.95%) Subversion
17 20 (16.95%) Software Engineering
18 19 (16.10%) TDD
18 19 (16.10%) Scrum
18 19 (16.10%) JavaScript
18 19 (16.10%) XML
18 19 (16.10%) User Experience
19 18 (15.25%) Android
19 18 (15.25%) Facebook
20 17 (14.41%) OOP
20 17 (14.41%) C++
21 13 (11.02%) Continuous Integration

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (5.08%) CMS
2 1 (0.85%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.39%) HTTP
2 3 (2.54%) Wireshark
2 3 (2.54%) VoIP
3 2 (1.69%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.39%) MySQL
2 3 (2.54%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 69 (58.47%) Xcode
2 34 (28.81%) Git (software)
3 20 (16.95%) Subversion
4 7 (5.93%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (4.24%) Mercurial
6 4 (3.39%) JIRA
7 3 (2.54%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.54%) Selenium
7 3 (2.54%) JBehave
7 3 (2.54%) WebDriver
7 3 (2.54%) Maven
7 3 (2.54%) eggPlant
8 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (10.17%) Publishing
2 8 (6.78%) Finance
3 7 (5.93%) Retail
4 5 (4.24%) Banking
5 4 (3.39%) Legal
6 2 (1.69%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.69%) Games
7 1 (0.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 114 (96.61%) Developer
2 112 (94.92%) iOS Developer
3 11 (9.32%) Senior Developer
3 11 (9.32%) Senior iOS Developer
4 9 (7.63%) Lead Developer
5 5 (4.24%) Android Developer
5 5 (4.24%) Junior iOS Developer
5 5 (4.24%) Mobile Developer
5 5 (4.24%) Junior
5 5 (4.24%) Junior Developer
6 2 (1.69%) Tester
7 1 (0.85%) iPhone Developer
7 1 (0.85%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 1 (0.85%) Test Leader
7 1 (0.85%) Programmer
7 1 (0.85%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (63.56%) Cocoa Touch
2 53 (44.92%) iOS SDK
3 30 (25.42%) Web Services
4 24 (20.34%) JSON
5 22 (18.64%) RESTful
6 21 (17.80%) REST
6 21 (17.80%) HTML
7 19 (16.10%) XML
8 11 (9.32%) CSS
8 11 (9.32%) UIKit
9 7 (5.93%) SOAP
10 5 (4.24%) HTML5
10 5 (4.24%) jQuery
11 4 (3.39%) Xamarin.iOS
12 3 (2.54%) Google Maps API
12 3 (2.54%) Flash
12 3 (2.54%) Ajax
13 2 (1.69%) Android SDK
13 2 (1.69%) CSS3
14 1 (0.85%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 45 (38.14%) iPhone
2 40 (33.90%) iPad
3 32 (27.12%) Mobile App
4 19 (16.10%) User Experience
5 8 (6.78%) Computer Science
6 6 (5.08%) Social Media
7 5 (4.24%) Video on Demand
8 4 (3.39%) N-Tier
9 3 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (2.54%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (2.54%) Video Editing
9 3 (2.54%) IPTV
9 3 (2.54%) Blackberry
9 3 (2.54%) Streaming Video
9 3 (2.54%) Over-the-Top Content
10 2 (1.69%) DTV
10 2 (1.69%) Social Network
11 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.85%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 118 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 18 (15.25%) Android
3 4 (3.39%) Windows
4 2 (1.69%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (96.61%) iOS Development
2 35 (29.66%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (29.66%) OO
3 20 (16.95%) Software Engineering
4 19 (16.10%) TDD
4 19 (16.10%) Scrum
5 17 (14.41%) OOP
6 13 (11.02%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (10.17%) Unit Testing
7 12 (10.17%) BDD
8 11 (9.32%) Memory Management
9 10 (8.47%) E-Commerce
10 7 (5.93%) Multithreading
10 7 (5.93%) OOD
10 7 (5.93%) Android Development
11 5 (4.24%) User Stories
12 4 (3.39%) MVC
12 4 (3.39%) Project Management
12 4 (3.39%) SOA
13 3 (2.54%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 109 (92.37%) Objective-C
2 19 (16.10%) JavaScript
3 17 (14.41%) C++
4 9 (7.63%) Java
5 8 (6.78%) SQL
6 7 (5.93%) Python
7 5 (4.24%) Ruby
8 4 (3.39%) PowerHouse
8 4 (3.39%) C
8 4 (3.39%) C#
9 3 (2.54%) Perl
9 3 (2.54%) PHP
10 1 (0.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (5.08%) Degree
2 3 (2.54%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.54%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.08%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.54%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 28 (23.73%) Apple
2 18 (15.25%) Facebook
3 5 (4.24%) Google
4 3 (2.54%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.85%) Sencha
6 1 (0.85%) Twitter
6 1 (0.85%) Symbian
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