The table below looks at the statistics for Cocoa Touch skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cocoa Touch over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Cocoa Touch
Rank 42 41 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 5 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.30% 2.34% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.43% 5.92% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £406 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £33.55 -
% change year-on-year
-7.60% -
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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 Southampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
92 152 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 23.83% 39.48% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 114 37
Average daily rate £350 £365 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.82% +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

Cocoa Touch
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Cocoa Touch Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Cocoa Touch
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Cocoa Touch Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Cocoa Touch
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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%) Objective-C
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Apple
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 5 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) RESTful
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (60.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (20.00%) iPad
4 1 (20.00%) iPhone
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum

Cocoa Touch
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 3 (60.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Cocoa
2 3 (60.00%) RESTful
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (20.00%) iPhone
2 1 (20.00%) iPad
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Apple