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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Cocoa Touch
Rank 146 - 121
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.054% - 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% - 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.20 - £22.66
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
825 701 622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.48% 23.18% 26.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 420 332
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 31
Average hourly rate £42.50 £28.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.03 £20.40 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £44.40 £145.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 2015. 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
Cheshire - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Cocoa Touch
England

Cocoa Touch
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 5 (100.00%) Xcode
1 5 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 5 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Animation
3 3 (60.00%) Core Animation
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) Apple
3 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) Ruby
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) UIKit
4 2 (40.00%) Apple Swift
4 2 (40.00%) CocoaPods
4 2 (40.00%) Appium
4 2 (40.00%) Android Development
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) OOP
4 2 (40.00%) Retail
4 2 (40.00%) Open Source
4 2 (40.00%) Android
5 1 (20.00%) iPhone
5 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (20.00%) Pthreads
5 1 (20.00%) RESTful

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Xcode
2 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (40.00%) CocoaPods
2 2 (40.00%) Appium
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) iOS Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Cocoa
2 3 (60.00%) Core Animation
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) UIKit
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) Pthreads
4 1 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (20.00%) JSON
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) POSIX
4 1 (20.00%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Animation
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) iPhone
3 1 (20.00%) iPad
3 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) Android Development
4 2 (40.00%) OOP
5 1 (20.00%) Memory Management
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (20.00%) UML
5 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
5 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) Apple Swift
3 1 (20.00%) C
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Apple
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