The table below looks at the statistics for Cocoa Touch skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cocoa Touch over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Cocoa Touch
Rank 619 577 596
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +19
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 28 63 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.11% 0.061%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.42% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 43 27
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £300 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.18% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £28.50 £34.20 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £34.20 -
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15346 14936 15049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.60% 26.76% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10732 9653 9838
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 204 208
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.37 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

Cocoa Touch
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 May 2016.

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 21 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cocoa Touch within the UK over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -54 27 £450 +9.09% 9
London -43 11 £475 - 2
South East -11 8 £425 +30.76% 3
West Sussex -22 5 £425 +41.66% 1
Bristol +5 3 £425 +3.03% 1
South West -2 3 £425 +3.03% 1
North West -5 3 - -
Crawley -11 3 £450 +50.00%
City of London +26 2 £525 +10.52% 1
Tunbridge Wells -11 2 - - 1
Kent -28 2 - - 1
Birmingham +1 1 £375 -
West Midlands -10 1 £375 +8.69% 1
Oxford - 1 £345 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £345 -

Cocoa Touch
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cocoa Touch also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Cocoa Touch.

1 52 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 50 (96.15%) Cocoa
3 49 (94.23%) Objective-C
4 47 (90.38%) iOS Development
5 35 (67.31%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (61.54%) Apple Swift
7 30 (57.69%) Mobile App
8 17 (32.69%) Xcode
8 17 (32.69%) Mobile Development
9 16 (30.77%) Scrum
9 16 (30.77%) iPhone
10 14 (26.92%) iPad
10 14 (26.92%) iOS SDK
10 14 (26.92%) Web Services
11 13 (25.00%) Animation
11 13 (25.00%) Software Engineering
12 12 (23.08%) JSON
12 12 (23.08%) Apple
12 12 (23.08%) REST
12 12 (23.08%) Core Animation
13 11 (21.15%) RESTful
13 11 (21.15%) TDD
14 9 (17.31%) E-Commerce
15 8 (15.38%) OO
16 7 (13.46%) BDD
16 7 (13.46%) UIKit
16 7 (13.46%) Android
17 6 (11.54%) Git (software)
17 6 (11.54%) Unit Testing
17 6 (11.54%) XML

Cocoa Touch
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.92%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) GitHub
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) SQLite
2 3 (5.77%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (3.85%) CouchDB
3 2 (3.85%) MySQL
4 1 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.92%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (32.69%) Xcode
2 6 (11.54%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.69%) CocoaPods
4 3 (5.77%) Android Studio
4 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.77%) JIRA
5 2 (3.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (3.85%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.85%) Gradle
5 2 (3.85%) Subversion
6 1 (1.92%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.92%) JUnit
6 1 (1.92%) Maven
General
1 5 (9.62%) Games
1 5 (9.62%) Publishing
2 1 (1.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Marketing
2 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (96.15%) Developer
2 45 (86.54%) iOS Developer
3 11 (21.15%) Objective-C Developer
4 10 (19.23%) Senior Developer
4 10 (19.23%) Senior iOS Developer
5 9 (17.31%) Applications Developer
6 7 (13.46%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 6 (11.54%) Mobile Developer
8 4 (7.69%) iOS Programmer
8 4 (7.69%) Programmer
9 2 (3.85%) Lead Developer
10 1 (1.92%) Agile Developer
10 1 (1.92%) Android Developer
10 1 (1.92%) Architect
10 1 (1.92%) Games Developer
10 1 (1.92%) Lead Android Developer
10 1 (1.92%) Objective-C Engineer
10 1 (1.92%) Senior Agile Developer
10 1 (1.92%) Software Developer
10 1 (1.92%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (96.15%) Cocoa
2 14 (26.92%) iOS SDK
2 14 (26.92%) Web Services
3 12 (23.08%) Core Animation
3 12 (23.08%) JSON
3 12 (23.08%) REST
4 11 (21.15%) RESTful
5 7 (13.46%) UIKit
6 6 (11.54%) XML
7 5 (9.62%) Android SDK
7 5 (9.62%) SOAP
8 4 (7.69%) OpenGL
9 2 (3.85%) Ajax
9 2 (3.85%) cocos2d
9 2 (3.85%) Google Maps API
9 2 (3.85%) HTML
9 2 (3.85%) HTML5
9 2 (3.85%) jQuery
9 2 (3.85%) PhoneGap
10 1 (1.92%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (57.69%) Mobile App
2 16 (30.77%) iPhone
3 14 (26.92%) iPad
4 13 (25.00%) Animation
5 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 4 (7.69%) Smartphone
5 4 (7.69%) User Experience
6 3 (5.77%) Social Media
7 2 (3.85%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.92%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (1.92%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.92%) Social Gaming
8 1 (1.92%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (13.46%) Android
3 3 (5.77%) Windows
4 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (90.38%) iOS Development
2 35 (67.31%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (32.69%) Mobile Development
4 16 (30.77%) Scrum
5 13 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 11 (21.15%) TDD
7 9 (17.31%) E-Commerce
8 8 (15.38%) OO
9 7 (13.46%) BDD
10 6 (11.54%) Unit Testing
11 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (7.69%) Memory Management
12 4 (7.69%) Multithreading
13 3 (5.77%) OOP
14 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
14 2 (3.85%) MVC
14 2 (3.85%) OOD
14 2 (3.85%) Project Management
14 2 (3.85%) Test Automation
14 2 (3.85%) UML
Programming Languages
1 49 (94.23%) Objective-C
2 32 (61.54%) Apple Swift
3 5 (9.62%) Java
4 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.85%) C
5 2 (3.85%) C++
5 2 (3.85%) SQL
6 1 (1.92%) C#
6 1 (1.92%) PHP
6 1 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Apple
2 4 (7.69%) ION Trading
3 3 (5.77%) Google
4 2 (3.85%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.85%) Facebook
5 1 (1.92%) Endeca
5 1 (1.92%) hybris
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.92%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.92%) Twitter
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