The table below looks at the statistics for Cocoa Touch skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cocoa Touch over the 3 months to 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa Touch
Rank 90 75 87
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.070% 0.52% 0.076%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 1.82% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
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£305 £273 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.92% -9.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+23.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
411 329 488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 28.92% 28.53% 37.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 204 230
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £261 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 20
Average hourly rate £11.25 £33.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.90% +17.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

Cocoa Touch
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cocoa Touch across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Cocoa Touch Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Cocoa Touch
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch across the Manchester region.

Cocoa Touch Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Cocoa Touch
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Cocoa Touch 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 Touch.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) iOS SDK
1 2 (100.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) UIKit
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Social Media
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Cocoa
2 1 (50.00%) Xcode
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) SQLite
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) OO

Cocoa Touch
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Cocoa Touch 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 Touch. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Xcode
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) iOS SDK
1 2 (100.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) UIKit
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Cocoa
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Android Development
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (50.00%) Information Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA