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 26 July 2016 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Cocoa Touch
Rank 588 584 538
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -46
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 62 61 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% 0.39% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 43 42
Median daily rate £475 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £338 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.24% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £33.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -10.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £33.55
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -10.58%

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
15650 15671 14873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.98% 27.51% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10948 10537 9618
Median daily rate £415 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.40% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 220 211
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.55 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.66 £16.51 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £52.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

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 26 July 2016.

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 26 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 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -18 56 £500 +21.21% 18
London +2 27 £500 +17.64% 4
South East +15 19 £450 +26.31% 3
City of London +60 16 £500 +100.00% 2
Kent +14 9 - -
Tunbridge Wells +7 9 - -
West Sussex +1 8 £450 +35.84%
Crawley +3 6 £450 +35.84%
Scotland +3 6 £263 -50.00%
Glasgow - 6 £263 -
South West -14 3 £550 +33.33% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £500 -
Leeds - 3 £500 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £500 -
Hampshire 0 2 £300 -20.00% 2
North West 0 2 £410 - 2
Manchester -4 2 £410 - 2
Bristol -12 2 £550 +33.33% 1
Southampton +5 1 £300 -20.00% 2
Birmingham -14 1 - - 5
West Midlands -33 1 - - 5
North East -36 1 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -39 1 - -
Tyne and Wear -46 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 2
Suffolk - 1 - -

Cocoa Touch
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 94 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 92 (97.87%) Objective-C
3 89 (94.68%) Cocoa
4 87 (92.55%) iOS Development
5 70 (74.47%) Agile Software Development
6 67 (71.28%) Apple Swift
7 64 (68.09%) Mobile App
8 42 (44.68%) Mobile Development
9 37 (39.36%) Web Services
9 37 (39.36%) REST
10 32 (34.04%) Apple
11 31 (32.98%) Xcode
11 31 (32.98%) Animation
12 30 (31.91%) Core Animation
12 30 (31.91%) TDD
13 28 (29.79%) Scrum
13 28 (29.79%) iPhone
14 27 (28.72%) iPad
14 27 (28.72%) JSON
15 24 (25.53%) Unit Testing
16 23 (24.47%) Software Engineering
17 22 (23.40%) XML
17 22 (23.40%) SOAP
18 21 (22.34%) Continuous Integration
18 21 (22.34%) Git (software)
19 20 (21.28%) iOS SDK
20 19 (20.21%) SQLite
20 19 (20.21%) JavaScript
21 16 (17.02%) OO
21 16 (17.02%) 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 2 (2.13%) Apache ServiceMix
1 2 (2.13%) JBoss
2 1 (1.06%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (11.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.96%) TestFlight
2 13 (13.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.26%) iTunes
4 2 (2.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.21%) SQLite
2 16 (17.02%) MongoDB
3 15 (15.96%) MySQL
4 14 (14.89%) CouchDB
5 13 (13.83%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (3.19%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.13%) DB2
8 1 (1.06%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (32.98%) Xcode
2 21 (22.34%) Git (software)
3 10 (10.64%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.26%) Android Studio
4 4 (4.26%) Eclipse
4 4 (4.26%) Subversion
5 3 (3.19%) CocoaPods
5 3 (3.19%) Maven
6 2 (2.13%) Ant
6 2 (2.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (2.13%) Gradle
6 2 (2.13%) Grunt
6 2 (2.13%) JIRA
6 2 (2.13%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.06%) JUnit
General
1 5 (5.32%) Banking
2 2 (2.13%) Finance
2 2 (2.13%) Private Banking
2 2 (2.13%) Retail
3 1 (1.06%) Games
3 1 (1.06%) Marketing
3 1 (1.06%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 91 (96.81%) Developer
2 84 (89.36%) iOS Developer
3 27 (28.72%) Senior Developer
4 26 (27.66%) Senior iOS Developer
5 11 (11.70%) Applications Developer
6 10 (10.64%) Mobile Developer
7 7 (7.45%) iOS Programmer
7 7 (7.45%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 7 (7.45%) Objective-C Developer
7 7 (7.45%) Programmer
8 6 (6.38%) Android Developer
9 4 (4.26%) iOS Android Developer
10 3 (3.19%) Lead Developer
11 2 (2.13%) Java Android Developer
11 2 (2.13%) Java Developer
11 2 (2.13%) Java Mobile Developer
12 1 (1.06%) Agile Developer
12 1 (1.06%) Digital Developer
12 1 (1.06%) Lead iOS Developer
12 1 (1.06%) Objective-C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (94.68%) Cocoa
2 37 (39.36%) REST
2 37 (39.36%) Web Services
3 30 (31.91%) Core Animation
4 27 (28.72%) JSON
5 22 (23.40%) SOAP
5 22 (23.40%) XML
6 20 (21.28%) iOS SDK
7 16 (17.02%) UIKit
8 11 (11.70%) OpenGL
9 9 (9.57%) HTML
10 8 (8.51%) Android SDK
10 8 (8.51%) CSS
11 7 (7.45%) HTML5
12 6 (6.38%) RESTful
13 5 (5.32%) jQuery
14 3 (3.19%) Ajax
14 3 (3.19%) AngularJS
15 2 (2.13%) Java EE
15 2 (2.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 64 (68.09%) Mobile App
2 31 (32.98%) Animation
3 28 (29.79%) iPhone
4 27 (28.72%) iPad
5 16 (17.02%) User Experience
6 12 (12.77%) Computer Science
7 5 (5.32%) Apple TV
7 5 (5.32%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (4.26%) Smartphone
9 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (2.13%) Data Structures
9 2 (2.13%) Fintech
9 2 (2.13%) N-Tier
9 2 (2.13%) Social Media
9 2 (2.13%) Wiki
10 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
10 1 (1.06%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 94 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 12 (12.77%) Android
3 6 (6.38%) Windows
4 4 (4.26%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.13%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.06%) Linux
6 1 (1.06%) Unix
6 1 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (92.55%) iOS Development
2 70 (74.47%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (44.68%) Mobile Development
4 30 (31.91%) TDD
5 28 (29.79%) Scrum
6 24 (25.53%) Unit Testing
7 23 (24.47%) Software Engineering
8 21 (22.34%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (17.02%) OO
10 15 (15.96%) E-Commerce
11 14 (14.89%) Progressive Enhancement
11 14 (14.89%) Test Automation
12 10 (10.64%) BDD
12 10 (10.64%) Memory Management
13 9 (9.57%) OOD
14 7 (7.45%) Android Development
14 7 (7.45%) MVC
15 6 (6.38%) Data Protection
16 4 (4.26%) Automated Testing
16 4 (4.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (97.87%) Objective-C
2 67 (71.28%) Apple Swift
3 19 (20.21%) JavaScript
4 15 (15.96%) SQL
5 9 (9.57%) Java
6 5 (5.32%) C#
7 3 (3.19%) PHP
8 2 (2.13%) C
8 2 (2.13%) C++
8 2 (2.13%) Ruby
9 1 (1.06%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (12.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 4 (4.26%) Docker
Vendors
1 32 (34.04%) Apple
2 8 (8.51%) ION Trading
3 2 (2.13%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.13%) Oracle
4 1 (1.06%) Endeca
4 1 (1.06%) Google
4 1 (1.06%) hybris
4 1 (1.06%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.06%) TIBCO
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