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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa Touch
Rank 523 509 522
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 70 59 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.46% 0.42% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 44 33
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £268 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £451 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £293 £288
% change year-on-year
+36.75% +1.73%
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
15077 14208 14854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.58% 27.84% 25.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9714 9035 9071
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 296 366
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%

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 25 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 25 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 -19 67 £400 +6.66% 19
London +4 45 £400 +6.66% 7
South East +1 13 £400 +20.75% 4
City of London +19 12 £425 +4.29% 3
West Midlands - 6 £501 - 1
Birmingham - 5 £501 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £350 -
North West -1 2 £375 +21.45% 4
Cheshire +4 1 - -
Manchester -4 1 £375 -6.25% 3
East of England -29 1 - - 3
Maidstone - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
Somerset - - - -
Surrey - - - -
South West - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cheadle - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - - 2
Reading - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 2
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Bath - - - -

Cocoa Touch
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 99 (99.00%) Apple iOS
2 95 (95.00%) Cocoa
3 89 (89.00%) Objective-C
3 89 (89.00%) iOS Development
4 48 (48.00%) iPhone
5 47 (47.00%) Xcode
6 41 (41.00%) iOS SDK
7 40 (40.00%) iPad
8 38 (38.00%) Mobile App
9 35 (35.00%) Apple
10 34 (34.00%) Git (software)
11 31 (31.00%) Web Services
11 31 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (30.00%) OO
13 25 (25.00%) OOP
14 24 (24.00%) RESTful
15 22 (22.00%) Subversion
15 22 (22.00%) SOAP
15 22 (22.00%) TDD
16 19 (19.00%) Software Engineering
16 19 (19.00%) Facebook
17 18 (18.00%) Scrum
17 18 (18.00%) HTML
18 17 (17.00%) JavaScript
18 17 (17.00%) REST
19 16 (16.00%) Android
20 15 (15.00%) Memory Management
21 13 (13.00%) Continuous Integration
21 13 (13.00%) MVC
22 11 (11.00%) HTTP

Cocoa Touch
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 (4.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.00%) HTTP
2 4 (4.00%) Wireshark
3 3 (3.00%) VoIP
4 1 (1.00%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.00%) MySQL
1 5 (5.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 47 (47.00%) Xcode
2 34 (34.00%) Git (software)
3 22 (22.00%) Subversion
4 7 (7.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (5.00%) JIRA
6 4 (4.00%) Selenium
6 4 (4.00%) Maven
6 4 (4.00%) JBehave
6 4 (4.00%) WebDriver
6 4 (4.00%) Cucumber
6 4 (4.00%) eggPlant
7 2 (2.00%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.00%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.00%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.00%) PhoneGap
General
1 8 (8.00%) Publishing
1 8 (8.00%) Retail
2 4 (4.00%) Banking
2 4 (4.00%) Finance
3 2 (2.00%) Games
3 2 (2.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 88 (88.00%) Developer
2 82 (82.00%) iOS Developer
3 13 (13.00%) Mobile Developer
4 7 (7.00%) Senior Developer
4 7 (7.00%) Senior iOS Developer
5 6 (6.00%) Lead Developer
6 5 (5.00%) Architect
6 5 (5.00%) Mobility Architect
7 4 (4.00%) SAP Architect
8 3 (3.00%) Tester
9 2 (2.00%) Android Developer
9 2 (2.00%) Software Engineer
10 1 (1.00%) Junior iOS Developer
10 1 (1.00%) iPad Developer
10 1 (1.00%) Programmer
10 1 (1.00%) iPhone Developer
10 1 (1.00%) Test Leader
10 1 (1.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 1 (1.00%) Junior
10 1 (1.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (95.00%) Cocoa
2 41 (41.00%) iOS SDK
3 31 (31.00%) Web Services
4 24 (24.00%) RESTful
5 22 (22.00%) SOAP
6 18 (18.00%) HTML
7 17 (17.00%) REST
8 9 (9.00%) JSON
8 9 (9.00%) CSS
9 8 (8.00%) UIKit
10 6 (6.00%) HTML5
10 6 (6.00%) XML
11 5 (5.00%) Ajax
11 5 (5.00%) jQuery
12 4 (4.00%) Flash
13 2 (2.00%) CSS3
13 2 (2.00%) Xamarin.iOS
13 2 (2.00%) Android SDK
14 1 (1.00%) Apache Cordova
14 1 (1.00%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 48 (48.00%) iPhone
2 40 (40.00%) iPad
3 38 (38.00%) Mobile App
4 8 (8.00%) Client/Server
5 5 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.00%) Social Media
6 4 (4.00%) Video on Demand
6 4 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (4.00%) IPTV
7 2 (2.00%) Video Editing
7 2 (2.00%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.00%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.00%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (1.00%) BBC
8 1 (1.00%) Streaming Video
8 1 (1.00%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.00%) Animation
8 1 (1.00%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.00%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 99 (99.00%) Apple iOS
2 16 (16.00%) Android
3 3 (3.00%) Windows
4 1 (1.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (89.00%) iOS Development
2 31 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (30.00%) OO
4 25 (25.00%) OOP
5 22 (22.00%) TDD
6 19 (19.00%) Software Engineering
7 18 (18.00%) Scrum
8 15 (15.00%) Memory Management
9 13 (13.00%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (13.00%) MVC
10 11 (11.00%) Unit Testing
11 9 (9.00%) E-Commerce
12 7 (7.00%) Multithreading
12 7 (7.00%) Kanban
13 6 (6.00%) BDD
13 6 (6.00%) User Stories
14 5 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
15 4 (4.00%) Information Architecture
15 4 (4.00%) Time Management
15 4 (4.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 89 (89.00%) Objective-C
2 17 (17.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (10.00%) C++
4 7 (7.00%) Python
5 5 (5.00%) Java
6 4 (4.00%) C
6 4 (4.00%) Perl
6 4 (4.00%) PHP
6 4 (4.00%) Ruby
7 2 (2.00%) C#
8 1 (1.00%) SQL
8 1 (1.00%) VB
8 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.00%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 5 (5.00%) Degree
2 4 (4.00%) ISEB
2 4 (4.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.00%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.00%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 35 (35.00%) Apple
2 19 (19.00%) Facebook
3 5 (5.00%) SAP
4 2 (2.00%) Google
5 1 (1.00%) Sencha
5 1 (1.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.00%) Sony
5 1 (1.00%) Yahoo!
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