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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Cocoa Touch
Rank 573 550 514
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -36
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 55 64 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.42% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 39 48
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£413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £325 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £480 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £293
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +36.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £31.00 £33.55 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% +48.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £33.55 £22.66
% change year-on-year
-7.60% +48.05%

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
15586 15225 14507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.37% 27.82% 28.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10497 9780 9197
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 223 285
Average hourly rate £39.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.32% -2.85%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -16 54 £413 +3.12% 16
London -35 22 £425 +6.25% 6
South East -12 16 £363 -9.37% 2
Bristol - 9 £413 -
South West - 9 £413 -
Hampshire -4 6 £375 -9.09%
West Midlands +4 5 £388 -22.57% 2
Southampton +1 5 £375 -10.44%
Kent +3 3 - -
North West -16 3 - - 1
City of London -22 3 £250 -41.17% 2
Tunbridge Wells - 3 - -
Warwickshire +3 2 - -
Oxford -16 2 £400 +23.07%
Oxfordshire -23 2 £400 +14.28% 1
Surrey - 2 £320 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Birmingham 0 1 - -
Edinburgh -4 1 £525 -8.69%
Scotland -4 1 £525 -8.69%
Cheshire -7 1 - -
Manchester -9 1 - - 1
Merseyside - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £340 -
Chester - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £340 -
Farnham - 1 £340 - 1
Gaydon - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 - -

Cocoa Touch
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 121 (99.18%) Apple iOS
1 121 (99.18%) iOS Development
2 115 (94.26%) Objective-C
3 111 (90.98%) Cocoa
4 78 (63.93%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (36.89%) Mobile Development
5 45 (36.89%) Apple Swift
6 43 (35.25%) TDD
6 43 (35.25%) REST
7 41 (33.61%) Xcode
8 37 (30.33%) Mobile App
8 37 (30.33%) Git (software)
9 36 (29.51%) iPhone
10 30 (24.59%) Animation
11 29 (23.77%) Core Animation
11 29 (23.77%) iPad
11 29 (23.77%) Apple
12 26 (21.31%) RESTful
13 25 (20.49%) JSON
13 25 (20.49%) Web Services
14 23 (18.85%) User Experience
15 21 (17.21%) API Integration
15 21 (17.21%) iOS SDK
16 19 (15.57%) OO
16 19 (15.57%) Scrum
17 18 (14.75%) Degree
18 17 (13.93%) Android
18 17 (13.93%) Software Engineering
19 16 (13.11%) XML
19 16 (13.11%) BDD

Cocoa Touch
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

Applications
1 3 (2.46%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.56%) HTTP
2 3 (2.46%) NFC
3 2 (1.64%) Internet
3 2 (1.64%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.28%) SQLite
2 1 (0.82%) MySQL
2 1 (0.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 41 (33.61%) Xcode
2 37 (30.33%) Git (software)
3 16 (13.11%) CocoaPods
4 15 (12.30%) Subversion
5 2 (1.64%) JIRA
5 2 (1.64%) Appium
5 2 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.82%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.82%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (0.82%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.82%) Bitbucket
General
1 5 (4.10%) Finance
1 5 (4.10%) Publishing
2 3 (2.46%) Retail
2 3 (2.46%) Automotive
3 2 (1.64%) Electronics
3 2 (1.64%) Marketing
3 2 (1.64%) Games
4 1 (0.82%) Banking
4 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.82%) Law
Job Titles
1 109 (89.34%) Developer
2 101 (82.79%) iOS Developer
3 13 (10.66%) Mobile Developer
4 11 (9.02%) Senior iOS Developer
4 11 (9.02%) Software Engineer
4 11 (9.02%) Senior Developer
5 7 (5.74%) Android Developer
6 4 (3.28%) iPhone Developer
6 4 (3.28%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 3 (2.46%) Applications Developer
8 2 (1.64%) Programmer
8 2 (1.64%) Lead Developer
8 2 (1.64%) Xamarin Developer
9 1 (0.82%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (0.82%) iPhone Applications Developer
9 1 (0.82%) .NET Developer
9 1 (0.82%) C# Developer
9 1 (0.82%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (90.98%) Cocoa
2 43 (35.25%) REST
3 29 (23.77%) Core Animation
4 26 (21.31%) RESTful
5 25 (20.49%) JSON
5 25 (20.49%) Web Services
6 21 (17.21%) iOS SDK
7 16 (13.11%) XML
8 13 (10.66%) CSS
9 12 (9.84%) SOAP
9 12 (9.84%) HTML
10 9 (7.38%) HTML5
11 8 (6.56%) OpenGL
12 6 (4.92%) UIKit
13 5 (4.10%) .NET
14 4 (3.28%) iPhone SDK
14 4 (3.28%) Android SDK
14 4 (3.28%) CSS3
15 2 (1.64%) AngularJS
15 2 (1.64%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 37 (30.33%) Mobile App
2 36 (29.51%) iPhone
3 30 (24.59%) Animation
4 29 (23.77%) iPad
5 23 (18.85%) User Experience
6 14 (11.48%) Computer Science
7 11 (9.02%) Client/Server
8 4 (3.28%) Data Structures
9 3 (2.46%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.64%) Social Network
10 2 (1.64%) Social Media
11 1 (0.82%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.82%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.82%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.82%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 121 (99.18%) Apple iOS
2 17 (13.93%) Android
3 7 (5.74%) Windows
4 4 (3.28%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.64%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.82%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (99.18%) iOS Development
2 78 (63.93%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (36.89%) Mobile Development
4 43 (35.25%) TDD
5 21 (17.21%) API Integration
6 19 (15.57%) Scrum
6 19 (15.57%) OO
7 17 (13.93%) Software Engineering
8 16 (13.11%) BDD
9 15 (12.30%) E-Commerce
10 14 (11.48%) OOD
11 13 (10.66%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (9.84%) Pair Programming
13 11 (9.02%) Memory Management
14 9 (7.38%) Android Development
14 9 (7.38%) Multithreading
14 9 (7.38%) Open Source
15 7 (5.74%) Mobile Application Development
15 7 (5.74%) MVC
16 5 (4.10%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 115 (94.26%) Objective-C
2 45 (36.89%) Apple Swift
3 9 (7.38%) C#
3 9 (7.38%) Java
4 4 (3.28%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.28%) C++
5 3 (2.46%) C
5 3 (2.46%) Ruby
6 1 (0.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (14.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.38%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (23.77%) Apple
2 9 (7.38%) Xamarin
3 4 (3.28%) Google
4 1 (0.82%) Appcelerator
4 1 (0.82%) Netbiscuits
4 1 (0.82%) Kony
4 1 (0.82%) ION Trading
4 1 (0.82%) Volantis
4 1 (0.82%) SAP
4 1 (0.82%) Microsoft
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