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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Cocoa Touch
Rank 540 539 463
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -76
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 37 22 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.045% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.17% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 39
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £294 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.53% +3.07%
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
13731 13141 12896
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.05% 27.00% 28.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9225 8312 8170
Average daily rate £390 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 276 337
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.46 £13.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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 -11 32 £381 +3.04% 18
London +7 16 £400 - 7
South East -9 15 £325 -10.34% 5
Hampshire -7 12 £325 -7.14%
City of London +16 8 £413 +10.73% 3
West Sussex - 2 £400 -
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Slough - 1 £325 -
Berkshire - 1 £325 -
Derbyshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 1
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 2
Wantage - - - -
Watford - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 3
Lancashire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Somerset - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Loughborough - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Newbury - - - -
Nottingham - - - -

Cocoa Touch
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 87 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 87 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 82 (94.25%) Cocoa
3 80 (91.95%) Objective-C
4 52 (59.77%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (50.57%) iPhone
6 37 (42.53%) iPad
7 32 (36.78%) Apple
8 31 (35.63%) TDD
9 30 (34.48%) Xcode
9 30 (34.48%) Git (software)
9 30 (34.48%) Mobile App
10 27 (31.03%) RESTful
11 26 (29.89%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (29.89%) Scrum
12 25 (28.74%) HTTP
12 25 (28.74%) Web Services
13 24 (27.59%) SOAP
13 24 (27.59%) Subversion
14 23 (26.44%) OO
15 22 (25.29%) iOS SDK
16 15 (17.24%) JSON
17 14 (16.09%) Computer Science
17 14 (16.09%) Kanban
18 13 (14.94%) Client/Server
19 12 (13.79%) Data Structures
20 9 (10.34%) Android
20 9 (10.34%) UIKit
21 8 (9.20%) User Experience
21 8 (9.20%) REST

Cocoa Touch
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (28.74%) HTTP
2 3 (3.45%) Internet
3 1 (1.15%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 30 (34.48%) Xcode
1 30 (34.48%) Git (software)
2 24 (27.59%) Subversion
3 5 (5.75%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.15%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.15%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (6.90%) Finance
1 6 (6.90%) Marketing
2 3 (3.45%) Banking
3 2 (2.30%) Publishing
3 2 (2.30%) Games
4 1 (1.15%) Advertising
4 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 87 (100.00%) Developer
2 82 (94.25%) iOS Developer
3 11 (12.64%) Mobile Developer
4 10 (11.49%) Senior Developer
4 10 (11.49%) Senior iOS Developer
5 3 (3.45%) iPhone Developer
6 2 (2.30%) Android Developer
6 2 (2.30%) iPad Developer
6 2 (2.30%) Lead Developer
7 1 (1.15%) Junior Developer
7 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 1 (1.15%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (1.15%) Junior iOS Developer
7 1 (1.15%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (94.25%) Cocoa
2 27 (31.03%) RESTful
3 25 (28.74%) Web Services
4 24 (27.59%) SOAP
5 22 (25.29%) iOS SDK
6 15 (17.24%) JSON
7 9 (10.34%) UIKit
8 8 (9.20%) REST
9 7 (8.05%) XML
10 5 (5.75%) Xamarin.iOS
10 5 (5.75%) Core Animation
11 4 (4.60%) Google Maps API
11 4 (4.60%) Android SDK
12 3 (3.45%) HTML
13 2 (2.30%) CSS
13 2 (2.30%) Ajax
13 2 (2.30%) HTML5
13 2 (2.30%) Sencha Touch
14 1 (1.15%) CSS3
14 1 (1.15%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 44 (50.57%) iPhone
2 37 (42.53%) iPad
3 30 (34.48%) Mobile App
4 14 (16.09%) Computer Science
5 13 (14.94%) Client/Server
6 12 (13.79%) Data Structures
7 8 (9.20%) User Experience
8 7 (8.05%) Social Media
9 6 (6.90%) Animation
10 5 (5.75%) N-Tier
11 3 (3.45%) Mobile Banking
12 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (2.30%) Blackberry
13 1 (1.15%) Video Editing
13 1 (1.15%) Social Network
13 1 (1.15%) Augmented Reality
13 1 (1.15%) Open Source
13 1 (1.15%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 87 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 9 (10.34%) Android
3 2 (2.30%) Windows Phone
3 2 (2.30%) Windows
3 2 (2.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 52 (59.77%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (35.63%) TDD
4 26 (29.89%) Scrum
4 26 (29.89%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (26.44%) OO
6 14 (16.09%) Kanban
7 7 (8.05%) E-Commerce
8 6 (6.90%) Web Design
8 6 (6.90%) Android Development
9 5 (5.75%) SOA
10 4 (4.60%) OOP
10 4 (4.60%) OOD
10 4 (4.60%) Unit Testing
10 4 (4.60%) Memory Management
11 3 (3.45%) Multithreading
12 2 (2.30%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (2.30%) Mobile Application Development
12 2 (2.30%) MVC
12 2 (2.30%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 80 (91.95%) Objective-C
2 7 (8.05%) C++
3 3 (3.45%) Java
3 3 (3.45%) SQL
4 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.30%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (8.05%) Degree
2 1 (1.15%) BC Cleared
2 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 32 (36.78%) Apple
2 5 (5.75%) Facebook
3 4 (4.60%) Google
4 3 (3.45%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.30%) Twitter
5 2 (2.30%) Sencha
6 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
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