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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Cocoa Touch
Rank 167 157 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.050% 0.075% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £338 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.18% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.20 -
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
1016 913 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.25% 22.96% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 576 431
Average daily rate £385 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.20% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 22 7
Average hourly rate £39.25 £42.50 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.64% +4.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £16.16 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.13 £46.09 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) iOS SDK
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) UIKit
1 2 (100.00%) Gradle
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (100.00%) Android SDK
1 2 (100.00%) Android Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Android Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) Gradle
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Android Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Android SDK
1 2 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 2 (100.00%) iOS SDK
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) UIKit
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian