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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Cocoa
Rank 377 368 364
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 52 53 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.24% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.75% 0.78% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 43 41
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £355 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £34.20 -
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -
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
6954 6807 6931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.97% 30.60% 30.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5353 4877 5089
Median daily rate £450 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 45 15
Median hourly rate £43.04 £22.18 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.02% -44.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £16.43 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £52.17 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +30 3 £525 +13.51% 5
Uxbridge - 2 £413 -
Cocoa
England

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 74 (97.37%) Apple iOS
2 72 (94.74%) Objective-C
3 68 (89.47%) iOS Development
4 63 (82.89%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (68.42%) Xcode
6 43 (56.58%) RESTful
7 42 (55.26%) TDD
8 41 (53.95%) Scrum
9 39 (51.32%) OO
10 37 (48.68%) iPhone
11 36 (47.37%) Mobile Development
12 35 (46.05%) Apple Swift
12 35 (46.05%) User Experience
12 35 (46.05%) iPad
13 34 (44.74%) BDD
14 31 (40.79%) Unit Testing
15 25 (32.89%) OOD
16 22 (28.95%) Apple
17 19 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch
18 18 (23.68%) Computer Science
18 18 (23.68%) Degree
19 16 (21.05%) iOS SDK
20 13 (17.11%) Git (software)
20 13 (17.11%) Software Engineering
21 12 (15.79%) OOP
21 12 (15.79%) Web Services
21 12 (15.79%) Mobile App
22 9 (11.84%) SOAP
23 8 (10.53%) JSON
23 8 (10.53%) Publishing

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 6 (7.89%) CMS
2 1 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.32%) IIS
2 1 (1.32%) JBoss
2 1 (1.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) GitHub
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) HTTP
2 1 (1.32%) DNS
2 1 (1.32%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
1 2 (2.63%) MySQL
1 2 (2.63%) SQLite
2 1 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.32%) Couchbase
2 1 (1.32%) CouchDB
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 52 (68.42%) Xcode
2 13 (17.11%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.26%) CocoaPods
4 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (2.63%) Subversion
6 1 (1.32%) Ant
6 1 (1.32%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.32%) JIRA
6 1 (1.32%) Maven
6 1 (1.32%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (10.53%) Publishing
2 4 (5.26%) Games
3 2 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (90.79%) Developer
2 63 (82.89%) iOS Developer
3 21 (27.63%) Senior Developer
3 21 (27.63%) Senior iOS Developer
4 10 (13.16%) Objective-C Developer
5 7 (9.21%) Mobile Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Applications Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Software Engineer
7 2 (2.63%) E-Commerce Developer
7 2 (2.63%) Games Developer
7 2 (2.63%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
8 1 (1.32%) Android Developer
8 1 (1.32%) Applications Engineer
8 1 (1.32%) iOS Android Developer
8 1 (1.32%) Java Android Developer
8 1 (1.32%) Java Developer
8 1 (1.32%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 1 (1.32%) Objective-C Engineer
8 1 (1.32%) PHP Developer
8 1 (1.32%) Social Media Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (56.58%) RESTful
2 19 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch
3 16 (21.05%) iOS SDK
4 12 (15.79%) Web Services
5 9 (11.84%) SOAP
6 8 (10.53%) JSON
6 8 (10.53%) REST
7 7 (9.21%) AVFoundation
8 6 (7.89%) Android SDK
9 5 (6.58%) HTML
9 5 (6.58%) UIKit
9 5 (6.58%) XML
10 4 (5.26%) CSS
10 4 (5.26%) HTML5
11 3 (3.95%) Core Animation
11 3 (3.95%) jQuery
12 2 (2.63%) Ajax
12 2 (2.63%) CSS3
13 1 (1.32%) PhoneGap
13 1 (1.32%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 37 (48.68%) iPhone
2 35 (46.05%) iPad
2 35 (46.05%) User Experience
3 18 (23.68%) Computer Science
4 12 (15.79%) Mobile App
5 4 (5.26%) Fintech
5 4 (5.26%) Smartphone
6 3 (3.95%) Animation
6 3 (3.95%) Social Media
7 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.32%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (1.32%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.32%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.32%) New Media
7 1 (1.32%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.32%) Social Gaming
7 1 (1.32%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 74 (97.37%) Apple iOS
2 8 (10.53%) Android
3 7 (9.21%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.63%) Linux
4 2 (2.63%) Windows
5 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (89.47%) iOS Development
2 63 (82.89%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (55.26%) TDD
4 41 (53.95%) Scrum
5 39 (51.32%) OO
6 36 (47.37%) Mobile Development
7 34 (44.74%) BDD
8 31 (40.79%) Unit Testing
9 25 (32.89%) OOD
10 13 (17.11%) Software Engineering
11 12 (15.79%) OOP
12 6 (7.89%) Content Management
12 6 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (7.89%) Multithreading
13 5 (6.58%) Android Development
14 3 (3.95%) E-Commerce
14 3 (3.95%) MVC
15 2 (2.63%) SOA
15 2 (2.63%) UML
15 2 (2.63%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 72 (94.74%) Objective-C
2 35 (46.05%) Apple Swift
3 7 (9.21%) Java
4 6 (7.89%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.63%) C
5 2 (2.63%) C#
5 2 (2.63%) PHP
6 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.32%) C++
6 1 (1.32%) Ruby
6 1 (1.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (23.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.63%) yum
Vendors
1 22 (28.95%) Apple
2 1 (1.32%) Endeca
2 1 (1.32%) Facebook
2 1 (1.32%) Google
2 1 (1.32%) hybris
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.32%) TIBCO
2 1 (1.32%) Twitter
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