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 25 September 2016 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Cocoa
Rank 373 360 395
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +35
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 62 77 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.33% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.79% 1.03% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 71 39
Median daily rate £450 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.17% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.00 £33.55
% change year-on-year
- -7.60%
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
7817 7493 7492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.55% 32.08% 30.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5789 5581 5408
Median daily rate £450 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 50 40
Median hourly rate £46.00 £22.12 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.00% -44.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.17 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £44.40 £137.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 25 September 2016.

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 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +26 23 £475 +31.03% 4
Cocoa
England

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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.

1 110 (98.21%) Apple iOS
2 106 (94.64%) Objective-C
3 103 (91.96%) iOS Development
4 97 (86.61%) Agile Software Development
5 81 (72.32%) TDD
6 78 (69.64%) Apple Swift
7 57 (50.89%) Scrum
8 51 (45.54%) OO
9 50 (44.64%) User Experience
10 47 (41.96%) Unit Testing
11 45 (40.18%) RESTful
11 45 (40.18%) Cocoa Touch
12 44 (39.29%) Mobile Development
12 44 (39.29%) BDD
13 43 (38.39%) Xcode
14 42 (37.50%) iPad
14 42 (37.50%) iPhone
15 35 (31.25%) Git (software)
16 30 (26.79%) REST
17 29 (25.89%) Continuous Integration
17 29 (25.89%) Web Services
18 27 (24.11%) Apple
18 27 (24.11%) Mobile App
19 25 (22.32%) Android
20 24 (21.43%) OOD
21 23 (20.54%) JavaScript
21 23 (20.54%) Software Engineering
21 23 (20.54%) Android Development
22 22 (19.64%) Pair Programming
22 22 (19.64%) SOAP

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 (1.79%) Apache ServiceMix
1 2 (1.79%) JBoss
2 1 (0.89%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (12.50%) TestFlight
2 2 (1.79%) iTunes
3 1 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.04%) Internet
2 3 (2.68%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.29%) MySQL
1 16 (14.29%) SQLite
2 15 (13.39%) CouchDB
2 15 (13.39%) MongoDB
3 14 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 43 (38.39%) Xcode
2 35 (31.25%) Git (software)
3 17 (15.18%) Jenkins
4 11 (9.82%) Maven
5 9 (8.04%) Calabash
5 9 (8.04%) Hudson
5 9 (8.04%) JIRA
5 9 (8.04%) Subversion
6 4 (3.57%) CocoaPods
6 4 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.79%) Ant
7 2 (1.79%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.79%) Grunt
7 2 (1.79%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (15.18%) Retail
2 8 (7.14%) Marketing
3 5 (4.46%) Banking
4 4 (3.57%) Publishing
5 2 (1.79%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.89%) Finance
6 1 (0.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 102 (91.07%) Developer
2 97 (86.61%) iOS Developer
3 29 (25.89%) Senior Developer
3 29 (25.89%) Senior iOS Developer
4 14 (12.50%) Objective-C Developer
5 6 (5.36%) Mobile Developer
6 5 (4.46%) Software Engineer
7 4 (3.57%) Android Developer
7 4 (3.57%) iOS Android Developer
8 2 (1.79%) E-Commerce Developer
8 2 (1.79%) Java Android Developer
8 2 (1.79%) Java Developer
8 2 (1.79%) Java Mobile Developer
8 2 (1.79%) Software Developer
9 1 (0.89%) Applications Developer
9 1 (0.89%) Digital Developer
9 1 (0.89%) Games Developer
9 1 (0.89%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 1 (0.89%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (40.18%) Cocoa Touch
1 45 (40.18%) RESTful
2 30 (26.79%) REST
3 29 (25.89%) Web Services
4 22 (19.64%) SOAP
5 20 (17.86%) Core Data
6 19 (16.96%) JSON
7 17 (15.18%) Core Animation
8 15 (13.39%) CSS
8 15 (13.39%) HTML
8 15 (13.39%) XML
9 14 (12.50%) HTML5
9 14 (12.50%) iOS SDK
10 12 (10.71%) CSS3
11 10 (8.93%) UIKit
12 7 (6.25%) Android SDK
12 7 (6.25%) AVFoundation
13 3 (2.68%) AngularJS
14 2 (1.79%) jQuery
14 2 (1.79%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 50 (44.64%) User Experience
2 42 (37.50%) iPad
2 42 (37.50%) iPhone
3 27 (24.11%) Mobile App
4 20 (17.86%) Computer Science
5 16 (14.29%) Animation
6 5 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (4.46%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (2.68%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.68%) Fintech
8 2 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.79%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.79%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.79%) Wiki
9 1 (0.89%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 110 (98.21%) Apple iOS
2 25 (22.32%) Android
3 8 (7.14%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.79%) Windows
4 2 (1.79%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (91.96%) iOS Development
2 97 (86.61%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (72.32%) TDD
4 57 (50.89%) Scrum
5 51 (45.54%) OO
6 47 (41.96%) Unit Testing
7 44 (39.29%) BDD
7 44 (39.29%) Mobile Development
8 29 (25.89%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (21.43%) OOD
10 23 (20.54%) Android Development
10 23 (20.54%) Software Engineering
11 22 (19.64%) Pair Programming
12 20 (17.86%) E-Commerce
13 15 (13.39%) High Availability
13 15 (13.39%) Progressive Enhancement
13 15 (13.39%) Systems Analysis
13 15 (13.39%) Test Automation
14 11 (9.82%) OOP
15 9 (8.04%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 106 (94.64%) Objective-C
2 78 (69.64%) Apple Swift
3 23 (20.54%) JavaScript
4 16 (14.29%) SQL
5 10 (8.93%) Java
6 5 (4.46%) PHP
7 4 (3.57%) C#
8 1 (0.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (17.86%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (3.57%) yum
Vendors
1 27 (24.11%) Apple
2 2 (1.79%) Oracle
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