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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Cocoa Touch
UK
Rank 577 610 594
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -16
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 25 17 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.033% 0.063%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.11% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 18
Median daily rate £425 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £363 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
13979 14840 14022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.23% 28.54% 26.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9757 10205 9249
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 248 193
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.95 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 25 February 2017.

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 12 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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +44 23 £425 -10.52% 4
Yorkshire - 11 £410 -
West Yorkshire - 11 £410 -
Leeds - 11 £410 -
London +23 8 £458 -6.15% 1
North West +26 4 £425 - 2
City of London - 3 £550 -
Manchester - 3 £425 - 2
Edinburgh +19 2 £500 - 1
Scotland +18 2 £500 - 1
Cheshire - 1 - -
Crewe - 1 - -

Cocoa Touch
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 59 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 58 (98.31%) iOS Development
2 58 (98.31%) Cocoa
2 58 (98.31%) Objective-C
3 48 (81.36%) Apple Swift
4 47 (79.66%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (50.85%) TDD
5 30 (50.85%) Mobile App
6 28 (47.46%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (44.07%) Core Data
8 25 (42.37%) Scrum
9 23 (38.98%) Android
10 21 (35.59%) Unit Testing
10 21 (35.59%) Xcode
11 19 (32.20%) Animation
11 19 (32.20%) Core Animation
12 18 (30.51%) E-Commerce
12 18 (30.51%) REST
12 18 (30.51%) Android Development
13 16 (27.12%) User Experience
13 16 (27.12%) BDD
13 16 (27.12%) Web Services
13 16 (27.12%) Git (software)
14 15 (25.42%) SQLite
14 15 (25.42%) SOAP
14 15 (25.42%) Mobile Development
15 14 (23.73%) TestFlight
15 14 (23.73%) RESTful
16 13 (22.03%) Software Engineering
16 13 (22.03%) MongoDB

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 5 (8.47%) Confluence
2 1 (1.69%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 14 (23.73%) TestFlight
2 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.69%) GitHub
4 1 (1.69%) iTunes
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.42%) SQLite
2 13 (22.03%) MongoDB
3 12 (20.34%) CouchDB
4 10 (16.95%) Azure SQL Database
4 10 (16.95%) MySQL
5 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (35.59%) Xcode
2 16 (27.12%) Git (software)
3 13 (22.03%) Jenkins
4 5 (8.47%) Bitbucket
4 5 (8.47%) CocoaPods
4 5 (8.47%) JIRA
5 4 (6.78%) Android Studio
6 3 (5.08%) Calabash
6 3 (5.08%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.69%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (13.56%) Marketing
2 4 (6.78%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Retail
3 1 (1.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 58 (98.31%) Developer
2 57 (96.61%) iOS Developer
3 12 (20.34%) Senior Developer
3 12 (20.34%) Senior iOS Developer
4 7 (11.86%) Mobile Developer
5 6 (10.17%) Applications Developer
5 6 (10.17%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Android Developer
6 5 (8.47%) iOS Android Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Java Android Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Java Applications Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Java Mobile Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Lead Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Lead iOS Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Objective-C Developer
8 1 (1.69%) E-Commerce Developer
8 1 (1.69%) iPad Developer
8 1 (1.69%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (98.31%) Cocoa
2 26 (44.07%) Core Data
3 19 (32.20%) Core Animation
4 18 (30.51%) REST
5 16 (27.12%) Web Services
6 15 (25.42%) SOAP
7 14 (23.73%) RESTful
8 8 (13.56%) iOS SDK
8 8 (13.56%) JSON
9 6 (10.17%) HTML
9 6 (10.17%) HTML5
9 6 (10.17%) UIKit
10 5 (8.47%) jQuery
11 3 (5.08%) Android SDK
12 2 (3.39%) Node.js
13 1 (1.69%) Spring Boot
13 1 (1.69%) TensorFlow
13 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (50.85%) Mobile App
2 19 (32.20%) Animation
3 16 (27.12%) User Experience
4 8 (13.56%) iPhone
5 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.39%) iPad
6 1 (1.69%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 59 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 23 (38.98%) Android
3 4 (6.78%) Mac OS X
3 4 (6.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (98.31%) iOS Development
2 47 (79.66%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (50.85%) TDD
4 28 (47.46%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (42.37%) Scrum
6 21 (35.59%) Unit Testing
7 18 (30.51%) Android Development
7 18 (30.51%) E-Commerce
8 16 (27.12%) BDD
9 15 (25.42%) Mobile Development
10 13 (22.03%) Software Engineering
11 12 (20.34%) OO
11 12 (20.34%) Test Automation
12 10 (16.95%) Progressive Enhancement
13 8 (13.56%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (13.56%) Digital Marketing
13 8 (13.56%) OOD
14 6 (10.17%) Mobile Application Development
15 4 (6.78%) Change Control
15 4 (6.78%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (98.31%) Objective-C
2 48 (81.36%) Apple Swift
3 10 (16.95%) JavaScript
3 10 (16.95%) SQL
4 9 (15.25%) Java
5 3 (5.08%) C++
6 2 (3.39%) Ruby
7 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 8 (13.56%) Apple
2 1 (1.69%) Appcelerator
2 1 (1.69%) Splunk
2 1 (1.69%) Tealium