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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Cocoa
Rank 378 373 357
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -16
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 53 53 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.22% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.73% 0.72% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 46 44
Median daily rate £475 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £363 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £369
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £33.55
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -10.58%
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
7250 7408 7128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 32.72% 31.38% 31.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5475 5415 5117
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 52 40
Median hourly rate £45.00 £24.23 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.72% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £62.50 £51.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +51 17 £500 +37.93% 2
Uxbridge - 2 £413 -
Cocoa
England

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 98 (98.00%) Apple iOS
2 97 (97.00%) Objective-C
3 92 (92.00%) iOS Development
4 82 (82.00%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (61.00%) TDD
6 59 (59.00%) Apple Swift
7 56 (56.00%) Xcode
8 54 (54.00%) Scrum
9 47 (47.00%) Unit Testing
9 47 (47.00%) User Experience
10 46 (46.00%) OO
11 44 (44.00%) Mobile Development
12 42 (42.00%) RESTful
13 41 (41.00%) BDD
14 40 (40.00%) iPad
14 40 (40.00%) iPhone
15 36 (36.00%) Cocoa Touch
16 29 (29.00%) Apple
17 27 (27.00%) OOD
18 26 (26.00%) Mobile App
19 25 (25.00%) Web Services
20 23 (23.00%) Git (software)
20 23 (23.00%) Computer Science
20 23 (23.00%) Software Engineering
20 23 (23.00%) Degree
21 21 (21.00%) REST
21 21 (21.00%) SOAP
22 19 (19.00%) iOS SDK
23 15 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
23 15 (15.00%) JavaScript

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 (6.00%) CMS
2 2 (2.00%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (2.00%) JBoss
3 1 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.00%) IIS
3 1 (1.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (10.00%) TestFlight
2 2 (2.00%) iTunes
3 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.00%) Network Security
2 1 (1.00%) DNS
2 1 (1.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.00%) MySQL
1 13 (13.00%) SQLite
2 12 (12.00%) MongoDB
3 11 (11.00%) CouchDB
4 10 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.00%) DB2
6 1 (1.00%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 56 (56.00%) Xcode
2 23 (23.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.00%) CocoaPods
5 3 (3.00%) Maven
5 3 (3.00%) Vagrant
6 2 (2.00%) Ant
6 2 (2.00%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.00%) Grunt
6 2 (2.00%) Subversion
7 1 (1.00%) Calabash
7 1 (1.00%) Hudson
7 1 (1.00%) JIRA
7 1 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (9.00%) Publishing
2 6 (6.00%) Retail
3 5 (5.00%) Banking
4 2 (2.00%) Games
4 2 (2.00%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Finance
5 1 (1.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 93 (93.00%) Developer
2 87 (87.00%) iOS Developer
3 31 (31.00%) Senior Developer
3 31 (31.00%) Senior iOS Developer
4 12 (12.00%) Objective-C Developer
5 8 (8.00%) Mobile Developer
6 5 (5.00%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.00%) Android Developer
7 4 (4.00%) Applications Developer
7 4 (4.00%) E-Commerce Developer
7 4 (4.00%) iOS Android Developer
8 2 (2.00%) Java Android Developer
8 2 (2.00%) Java Developer
8 2 (2.00%) Java Mobile Developer
8 2 (2.00%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
9 1 (1.00%) Applications Engineer
9 1 (1.00%) Digital Developer
9 1 (1.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 1 (1.00%) PHP Developer
9 1 (1.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (42.00%) RESTful
2 36 (36.00%) Cocoa Touch
3 25 (25.00%) Web Services
4 21 (21.00%) REST
4 21 (21.00%) SOAP
5 19 (19.00%) iOS SDK
6 11 (11.00%) JSON
7 10 (10.00%) HTML
7 10 (10.00%) UIKit
8 9 (9.00%) Android SDK
8 9 (9.00%) CSS
9 8 (8.00%) HTML5
10 7 (7.00%) AVFoundation
10 7 (7.00%) Core Animation
11 6 (6.00%) XML
12 5 (5.00%) jQuery
13 4 (4.00%) CSS3
14 3 (3.00%) Ajax
14 3 (3.00%) AngularJS
15 2 (2.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 47 (47.00%) User Experience
2 40 (40.00%) iPad
2 40 (40.00%) iPhone
3 26 (26.00%) Mobile App
4 23 (23.00%) Computer Science
5 8 (8.00%) Animation
6 6 (6.00%) Fintech
7 5 (5.00%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (4.00%) Smartphone
9 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (2.00%) Digital Media
9 2 (2.00%) N-Tier
9 2 (2.00%) Wiki
10 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (1.00%) New Media
10 1 (1.00%) Social Media
10 1 (1.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 98 (98.00%) Apple iOS
2 10 (10.00%) Android
3 8 (8.00%) Mac OS X
4 3 (3.00%) Windows
5 2 (2.00%) Linux
5 2 (2.00%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (92.00%) iOS Development
2 82 (82.00%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (61.00%) TDD
4 54 (54.00%) Scrum
5 47 (47.00%) Unit Testing
6 46 (46.00%) OO
7 44 (44.00%) Mobile Development
8 41 (41.00%) BDD
9 27 (27.00%) OOD
10 23 (23.00%) Software Engineering
11 15 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (12.00%) E-Commerce
12 12 (12.00%) OOP
13 11 (11.00%) Progressive Enhancement
13 11 (11.00%) Test Automation
14 9 (9.00%) Android Development
15 6 (6.00%) Content Management
16 5 (5.00%) Multithreading
16 5 (5.00%) Pair Programming
16 5 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 97 (97.00%) Objective-C
2 59 (59.00%) Apple Swift
3 15 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (12.00%) SQL
5 11 (11.00%) Java
6 6 (6.00%) PHP
7 5 (5.00%) C#
8 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.00%) C
8 1 (1.00%) C++
8 1 (1.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (23.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (2.00%) Docker
2 1 (1.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.00%) yum
Vendors
1 29 (29.00%) Apple
2 2 (2.00%) Oracle
3 1 (1.00%) Endeca
3 1 (1.00%) hybris
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.00%) TIBCO
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