The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North West region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa Touch
Rank 129 127 138
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.066% 0.074% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.26% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
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£375 £309 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.45% +7.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £293 £300
% change year-on-year
+36.75% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £22.66 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+48.05% -46.68%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
732 784 1006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.29% 28.93% 31.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 413 545
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 £250 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 37
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £25.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £13.61 £16.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Cocoa Touch
England

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 July 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
Cheshire +1 1 - -
Manchester -2 1 £375 -6.25% 2
Cocoa Touch
England

Cocoa Touch
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (50.00%) UIKit
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Cocoa
2 1 (50.00%) Xcode
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) SQLite
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOD

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (50.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (50.00%) UIKit
2 1 (50.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Cocoa
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript