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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Cocoa
England / London
Rank 384 387 384
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 21 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.36% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 19
Median daily rate £450 £488 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £371 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £381
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +18.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £165.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - -

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
6730 6638 6441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.73% 31.47% 30.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5061 4913 4766
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 41 21
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +72.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £24.58 £19.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +2 5 £425 -5.55% 1
Cocoa
England

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 70 (98.59%) Apple iOS
2 69 (97.18%) iOS Development
3 62 (87.32%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (85.92%) Objective-C
5 58 (81.69%) Apple Swift
6 48 (67.61%) TDD
7 33 (46.48%) Cocoa Touch
8 28 (39.44%) Scrum
9 26 (36.62%) REST
9 26 (36.62%) RESTful
10 25 (35.21%) Android
11 23 (32.39%) Web Services
12 22 (30.99%) BDD
13 20 (28.17%) Mobile App
13 20 (28.17%) iPhone
13 20 (28.17%) Git (software)
13 20 (28.17%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (28.17%) Core Data
14 19 (26.76%) E-Commerce
15 18 (25.35%) iPad
16 17 (23.94%) Unit Testing
16 17 (23.94%) User Experience
16 17 (23.94%) Mobile Development
17 16 (22.54%) Android Development
17 16 (22.54%) Core Animation
18 15 (21.13%) OO
18 15 (21.13%) JavaScript
18 15 (21.13%) Animation
18 15 (21.13%) Retail
18 15 (21.13%) Jenkins

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 3 (4.23%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (11.27%) TestFlight
2 4 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.82%) GitHub
4 1 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.41%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) Internet
2 4 (5.63%) Network Security
3 1 (1.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) CouchDB
1 10 (14.08%) MongoDB
2 8 (11.27%) Azure SQL Database
2 8 (11.27%) MySQL
2 8 (11.27%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 20 (28.17%) Git (software)
2 15 (21.13%) Jenkins
3 13 (18.31%) JIRA
4 11 (15.49%) Xcode
5 8 (11.27%) Calabash
6 7 (9.86%) Hudson
7 5 (7.04%) Maven
7 5 (7.04%) Subversion
8 4 (5.63%) Bitbucket
9 3 (4.23%) Travis CI
10 1 (1.41%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (1.41%) Babel
10 1 (1.41%) CocoaPods
10 1 (1.41%) Gradle
10 1 (1.41%) IntelliJ
General
1 15 (21.13%) Retail
2 8 (11.27%) Marketing
3 2 (2.82%) Finance
3 2 (2.82%) Games
4 1 (1.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 69 (97.18%) Developer
2 68 (95.77%) iOS Developer
3 16 (22.54%) Senior Developer
3 16 (22.54%) Senior iOS Developer
4 3 (4.23%) E-Commerce Developer
4 3 (4.23%) Lead Developer
4 3 (4.23%) Lead iOS Developer
4 3 (4.23%) Objective-C Developer
5 2 (2.82%) Android Developer
5 2 (2.82%) Applications Developer
5 2 (2.82%) iOS Android Developer
5 2 (2.82%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (1.41%) Architect
6 1 (1.41%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (1.41%) Junior
6 1 (1.41%) Junior Developer
6 1 (1.41%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (1.41%) Senior iOS Android Developer
6 1 (1.41%) Software Developer
6 1 (1.41%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (46.48%) Cocoa Touch
2 26 (36.62%) REST
2 26 (36.62%) RESTful
3 23 (32.39%) Web Services
4 20 (28.17%) Core Data
5 16 (22.54%) Core Animation
6 12 (16.90%) HTML
6 12 (16.90%) HTML5
7 11 (15.49%) JSON
7 11 (15.49%) SOAP
8 9 (12.68%) CSS
8 9 (12.68%) CSS3
9 7 (9.86%) iOS SDK
10 5 (7.04%) XML
11 4 (5.63%) UIKit
12 3 (4.23%) jQuery
13 2 (2.82%) Node.js
14 1 (1.41%) AngularJS
14 1 (1.41%) D3.js
14 1 (1.41%) React
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.17%) iPhone
1 20 (28.17%) Mobile App
2 18 (25.35%) iPad
3 17 (23.94%) User Experience
4 15 (21.13%) Animation
5 12 (16.90%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.41%) Fintech
7 1 (1.41%) Mobile Games
7 1 (1.41%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 70 (98.59%) Apple iOS
2 25 (35.21%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (97.18%) iOS Development
2 62 (87.32%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (67.61%) TDD
4 28 (39.44%) Scrum
5 22 (30.99%) BDD
6 20 (28.17%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (26.76%) E-Commerce
8 17 (23.94%) Mobile Development
8 17 (23.94%) Unit Testing
9 16 (22.54%) Android Development
10 15 (21.13%) OO
11 12 (16.90%) High Availability
12 11 (15.49%) Pair Programming
12 11 (15.49%) Systems Analysis
13 10 (14.08%) Automated Testing
13 10 (14.08%) Software Engineering
13 10 (14.08%) Test Automation
14 8 (11.27%) API Design
14 8 (11.27%) Continuous Delivery
14 8 (11.27%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 61 (85.92%) Objective-C
2 58 (81.69%) Apple Swift
3 15 (21.13%) JavaScript
4 9 (12.68%) Java
5 8 (11.27%) SQL
6 4 (5.63%) C#
7 2 (2.82%) C++
7 2 (2.82%) Ruby
8 1 (1.41%) C
8 1 (1.41%) ECMAScript
8 1 (1.41%) ES6
8 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (2.82%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (7.04%) Apple
2 1 (1.41%) Appcelerator
2 1 (1.41%) Facebook
2 1 (1.41%) Google
2 1 (1.41%) PubNub
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