The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa Touch
Rank 561 534 508
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -26
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 46 44 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.085% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.30% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 31 48
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £356 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.77% +9.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
15288 14780 14283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.79% 28.44% 27.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10373 9576 8700
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 289 356
Average hourly rate £36.40 £34.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.50% +6.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £17.04 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 21 November 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 30 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 21 November 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 -22 43 £375 - 13
London -7 24 £375 - 2
South East -3 15 £378 -2.58% 5
City of London +7 10 £363 -12.38%
East Midlands +1 2 - - 1
Scotland -9 2 £475 +72.72%
Edinburgh -9 1 - -
North West -10 1 £305 -2.40% 3
Manchester -14 1 £305 -2.40% 1
Bristol - 1 £388 -
South West - 1 £388 -
Wales - - - - 2
South Wales - - - - 2
East of England - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cardiff - - - - 2
Chorley - - - - 1
Bath - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Oxford - - - - 1
Preston - - - - 1
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Lancashire - - - - 2
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 3

Cocoa Touch
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 116 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 114 (98.28%) iOS Development
3 111 (95.69%) Cocoa
4 109 (93.97%) Objective-C
5 59 (50.86%) Agile Software Development
6 56 (48.28%) iPhone
7 49 (42.24%) Xcode
8 47 (40.52%) iPad
9 44 (37.93%) iOS SDK
10 42 (36.21%) Git (software)
11 41 (35.34%) Mobile App
12 40 (34.48%) Apple
13 37 (31.90%) TDD
14 33 (28.45%) OO
14 33 (28.45%) Web Services
15 31 (26.72%) Scrum
16 30 (25.86%) Subversion
17 29 (25.00%) RESTful
17 29 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
18 27 (23.28%) SOAP
19 23 (19.83%) HTTP
20 18 (15.52%) JSON
21 17 (14.66%) Facebook
22 16 (13.79%) C++
23 15 (12.93%) Android
23 15 (12.93%) Kanban
24 14 (12.07%) REST
24 14 (12.07%) Client/Server
24 14 (12.07%) Data Structures
25 13 (11.21%) UIKit

Cocoa Touch
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1 (0.86%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (19.83%) HTTP
2 3 (2.59%) Internet
2 3 (2.59%) VoIP
3 1 (0.86%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.86%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.31%) SQLite
2 4 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 49 (42.24%) Xcode
2 42 (36.21%) Git (software)
3 30 (25.86%) Subversion
4 6 (5.17%) Mercurial
5 3 (2.59%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (1.72%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.72%) JIRA
7 1 (0.86%) Selenium
7 1 (0.86%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.86%) Maven
7 1 (0.86%) JBehave
7 1 (0.86%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.86%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.86%) eggPlant
General
1 8 (6.90%) Finance
2 6 (5.17%) Marketing
3 5 (4.31%) Banking
3 5 (4.31%) Retail
4 4 (3.45%) Publishing
5 2 (1.72%) Games
6 1 (0.86%) Automotive
6 1 (0.86%) Advertising
6 1 (0.86%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 113 (97.41%) Developer
2 107 (92.24%) iOS Developer
3 17 (14.66%) Mobile Developer
4 9 (7.76%) Senior iOS Developer
4 9 (7.76%) Senior Developer
5 6 (5.17%) Lead Developer
6 3 (2.59%) Android Developer
6 3 (2.59%) iPhone Developer
7 2 (1.72%) Junior iOS Developer
7 2 (1.72%) Junior Developer
7 2 (1.72%) Junior
8 1 (0.86%) Software Engineer
8 1 (0.86%) Programmer
8 1 (0.86%) Tester
8 1 (0.86%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (0.86%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 1 (0.86%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 1 (0.86%) iPad Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (95.69%) Cocoa
2 44 (37.93%) iOS SDK
3 33 (28.45%) Web Services
4 29 (25.00%) RESTful
5 27 (23.28%) SOAP
6 18 (15.52%) JSON
7 14 (12.07%) REST
8 13 (11.21%) UIKit
9 12 (10.34%) HTML
9 12 (10.34%) XML
10 6 (5.17%) Ajax
10 6 (5.17%) HTML5
11 5 (4.31%) Xamarin.iOS
11 5 (4.31%) CSS
12 4 (3.45%) jQuery
12 4 (3.45%) Google Maps API
12 4 (3.45%) Android SDK
13 2 (1.72%) Sencha Touch
13 2 (1.72%) Core Animation
14 1 (0.86%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 56 (48.28%) iPhone
2 47 (40.52%) iPad
3 41 (35.34%) Mobile App
4 14 (12.07%) Client/Server
4 14 (12.07%) Data Structures
5 12 (10.34%) User Experience
5 12 (10.34%) Computer Science
6 11 (9.48%) Social Media
7 5 (4.31%) N-Tier
7 5 (4.31%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.59%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (2.59%) Animation
8 3 (2.59%) Video Editing
9 2 (1.72%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.72%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.86%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.86%) Streaming Video
10 1 (0.86%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.86%) IPTV
10 1 (0.86%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 116 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 15 (12.93%) Android
3 2 (1.72%) Windows Phone
3 2 (1.72%) Windows
3 2 (1.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (98.28%) iOS Development
2 59 (50.86%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (31.90%) TDD
4 33 (28.45%) OO
5 31 (26.72%) Scrum
6 29 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (12.93%) Kanban
8 13 (11.21%) Software Engineering
9 10 (8.62%) OOP
9 10 (8.62%) E-Commerce
10 9 (7.76%) Memory Management
10 9 (7.76%) Unit Testing
11 7 (6.03%) Multithreading
12 6 (5.17%) Android Development
12 6 (5.17%) OOD
12 6 (5.17%) Web Design
13 5 (4.31%) SOA
13 5 (4.31%) MVC
13 5 (4.31%) Mobile Application Development
13 5 (4.31%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 109 (93.97%) Objective-C
2 16 (13.79%) C++
3 11 (9.48%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.03%) Java
5 4 (3.45%) C
5 4 (3.45%) PHP
5 4 (3.45%) SQL
5 4 (3.45%) Python
6 3 (2.59%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.72%) Ruby
8 1 (0.86%) Perl
8 1 (0.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (4.31%) Degree
2 2 (1.72%) BC Cleared
2 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.86%) ISEB
3 1 (0.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.31%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.86%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 40 (34.48%) Apple
2 17 (14.66%) Facebook
3 5 (4.31%) Google
4 3 (2.59%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.72%) Twitter
5 2 (1.72%) Sencha
6 1 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
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