The first table below looks at the demand for Cocoa Touch skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cocoa Touch over the 3 months to 28 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.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa Touch
Rank 536 504 523
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +19
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 68 61 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 0.43% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 46 32
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£400 £375 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £444 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £293 £300
% change year-on-year
+36.75% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £33.55 £22.66 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.05% -46.68%
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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15100 14239 14923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.62% 27.86% 25.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9730 9049 9104
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 291 365
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%

Cocoa Touch
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Cocoa Touch Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cocoa Touch
Daily Rate Trend

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

Cocoa Touch Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cocoa Touch
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cocoa Touch within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Cocoa Touch Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cocoa Touch
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cocoa Touch within the UK.

Cocoa Touch Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Cocoa Touch
Top 25 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England -2 65 £400 +6.66% 18
London +11 44 £400 +6.66% 7
South East -17 12 £400 +20.75% 4
City of London +11 11 £425 +3.65% 3
West Midlands - 6 £501 - 1
Birmingham - 5 £501 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £350 -
North West -6 2 £375 +21.45% 3
Cheshire +2 1 - -
Manchester -6 1 £375 -6.25% 2
East of England -33 1 - - 3
Maidstone - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
Somerset - - - -
Surrey - - - -
South West - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - - 2
Reading - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 2
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Bath - - - -

Cocoa Touch
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 100 (99.01%) Apple iOS
2 96 (95.05%) Cocoa
3 90 (89.11%) Objective-C
3 90 (89.11%) iOS Development
4 48 (47.52%) iPhone
5 47 (46.53%) Xcode
6 41 (40.59%) iOS SDK
7 40 (39.60%) iPad
8 38 (37.62%) Mobile App
9 35 (34.65%) Apple
10 34 (33.66%) Git (software)
11 31 (30.69%) Web Services
11 31 (30.69%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (29.70%) OO
13 25 (24.75%) OOP
13 25 (24.75%) RESTful
14 22 (21.78%) Subversion
14 22 (21.78%) SOAP
14 22 (21.78%) TDD
15 19 (18.81%) Software Engineering
15 19 (18.81%) Facebook
16 18 (17.82%) Scrum
16 18 (17.82%) HTML
17 17 (16.83%) JavaScript
17 17 (16.83%) REST
18 16 (15.84%) Android
19 15 (14.85%) Memory Management
20 14 (13.86%) Continuous Integration
21 13 (12.87%) MVC
22 11 (10.89%) HTTP

Cocoa Touch
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.96%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.99%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.89%) HTTP
2 4 (3.96%) Wireshark
3 3 (2.97%) VoIP
4 1 (0.99%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.99%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.95%) MySQL
1 5 (4.95%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 47 (46.53%) Xcode
2 34 (33.66%) Git (software)
3 22 (21.78%) Subversion
4 7 (6.93%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (4.95%) JIRA
6 4 (3.96%) Selenium
6 4 (3.96%) Maven
6 4 (3.96%) JBehave
6 4 (3.96%) WebDriver
6 4 (3.96%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.96%) eggPlant
7 2 (1.98%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.99%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.99%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.99%) PhoneGap
General
1 8 (7.92%) Publishing
1 8 (7.92%) Retail
2 4 (3.96%) Banking
2 4 (3.96%) Finance
3 2 (1.98%) Games
3 2 (1.98%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.99%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 89 (88.12%) Developer
2 83 (82.18%) iOS Developer
3 13 (12.87%) Mobile Developer
4 7 (6.93%) Senior iOS Developer
4 7 (6.93%) Senior Developer
5 6 (5.94%) Lead Developer
6 5 (4.95%) Architect
6 5 (4.95%) Mobility Architect
7 4 (3.96%) SAP Architect
8 3 (2.97%) Tester
9 2 (1.98%) Junior
9 2 (1.98%) Software Engineer
9 2 (1.98%) Junior Developer
9 2 (1.98%) Junior iOS Developer
9 2 (1.98%) Android Developer
10 1 (0.99%) iPad Developer
10 1 (0.99%) SAP Technical Architect
10 1 (0.99%) Senior Software Engineer
10 1 (0.99%) iPhone Developer
10 1 (0.99%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (95.05%) Cocoa
2 41 (40.59%) iOS SDK
3 31 (30.69%) Web Services
4 25 (24.75%) RESTful
5 22 (21.78%) SOAP
6 18 (17.82%) HTML
7 17 (16.83%) REST
8 10 (9.90%) JSON
9 9 (8.91%) CSS
10 8 (7.92%) UIKit
11 6 (5.94%) HTML5
11 6 (5.94%) XML
12 5 (4.95%) Ajax
12 5 (4.95%) jQuery
13 4 (3.96%) Flash
14 2 (1.98%) CSS3
14 2 (1.98%) Xamarin.iOS
14 2 (1.98%) Android SDK
15 1 (0.99%) Apache Cordova
15 1 (0.99%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 48 (47.52%) iPhone
2 40 (39.60%) iPad
3 38 (37.62%) Mobile App
4 8 (7.92%) Client/Server
5 5 (4.95%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.95%) Social Media
6 4 (3.96%) Video on Demand
6 4 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.96%) IPTV
7 2 (1.98%) Video Editing
7 2 (1.98%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.98%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.98%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.99%) BBC
8 1 (0.99%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.99%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.99%) Animation
8 1 (0.99%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.99%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.99%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 100 (99.01%) Apple iOS
2 16 (15.84%) Android
3 3 (2.97%) Windows
4 1 (0.99%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (89.11%) iOS Development
2 31 (30.69%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (29.70%) OO
4 25 (24.75%) OOP
5 22 (21.78%) TDD
6 19 (18.81%) Software Engineering
7 18 (17.82%) Scrum
8 15 (14.85%) Memory Management
9 14 (13.86%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (12.87%) MVC
11 11 (10.89%) Unit Testing
12 9 (8.91%) E-Commerce
13 7 (6.93%) Multithreading
13 7 (6.93%) Kanban
14 6 (5.94%) BDD
14 6 (5.94%) User Stories
15 5 (4.95%) Mobile Application Development
16 4 (3.96%) Information Architecture
16 4 (3.96%) Time Management
16 4 (3.96%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 90 (89.11%) Objective-C
2 17 (16.83%) JavaScript
3 10 (9.90%) C++
4 7 (6.93%) Python
5 5 (4.95%) Java
6 4 (3.96%) C
6 4 (3.96%) Perl
6 4 (3.96%) PHP
6 4 (3.96%) Ruby
7 2 (1.98%) C#
8 1 (0.99%) SQL
8 1 (0.99%) VB
8 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.99%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 5 (4.95%) Degree
2 4 (3.96%) ISEB
2 4 (3.96%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.99%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.93%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.96%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 35 (34.65%) Apple
2 19 (18.81%) Facebook
3 5 (4.95%) SAP
4 2 (1.98%) Google
5 1 (0.99%) Sencha
5 1 (0.99%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.99%) Sony
5 1 (0.99%) Yahoo!
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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