The table below looks at the statistics for Cocoa Touch skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cocoa Touch over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa Touch
Rank 140 125 139
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +14
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 3 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.096% 0.24% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 0.84% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
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£340 £273 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.77% -5.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £300 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £22.66 -
% change year-on-year
+48.05% -
Cocoa Touch
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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
814 829 1050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 26.06% 28.93% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 446 580
Average daily rate £325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 36
Average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -0.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Cocoa Touch
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Cocoa Touch Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Cocoa Touch
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Cocoa Touch Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Cocoa Touch
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cocoa Touch within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -12 2 £340 +24.77% 1
Cheshire -5 1 - -
Cocoa Touch
England

Cocoa Touch
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (100.00%) iOS SDK
1 3 (100.00%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) UIKit
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) Android SDK
2 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 2 (66.67%) Cocoa
2 2 (66.67%) Xcode
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) SQLite
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5

Cocoa Touch
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (33.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Xcode
2 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (33.33%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) iOS SDK
2 2 (66.67%) UIKit
2 2 (66.67%) Android SDK
2 2 (66.67%) Cocoa
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
1 2 (66.67%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA