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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Cocoa Touch
Rank 543 548 500
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -48
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 66 34 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.062% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 0.23% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 26 38
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £338 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £34.20 - £22.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.20 - £22.66

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
15064 15068 12977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.94% 27.61% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9784 9859 8111
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 216 364
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.61 £18.80 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 5 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cocoa Touch within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Cocoa Touch Hourly Rate Histogram 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 5 May 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 +5 63 £413 +3.12% 16
London +20 33 £463 +15.62% 5
South East -14 16 £325 -16.12% 4
City of London +17 10 £475 +28.37% 2
West Sussex - 6 £300 -
West Midlands -11 5 £345 +25.45% 2
South West - 5 £413 - 3
Kent - 5 - - 1
Bristol - 5 £413 - 2
Crawley - 5 £300 -
Tunbridge Wells - 4 - - 1
Hampshire -13 3 £353 -9.03%
Warwickshire - 3 - -
North West - 3 £338 -
County Antrim - 3 £215 -
Belfast - 3 £215 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £215 -
Gatwick - 2 £313 -
Berkshire - 2 £325 -
Reading - 2 £325 -
Osterley - 2 £490 -
Merseyside - 2 - -
Birmingham -3 1 - -
Southampton -16 1 £330 -14.83%
Canterbury - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £375 -
Blackburn - 1 £338 -
Hounslow - 1 £490 -
Leicester - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 - -

Cocoa Touch
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 99 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 99 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 93 (93.94%) Objective-C
3 90 (90.91%) Cocoa
4 64 (64.65%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (37.37%) Mobile App
5 37 (37.37%) Mobile Development
6 31 (31.31%) iPhone
7 30 (30.30%) TDD
7 30 (30.30%) Xcode
8 29 (29.29%) Apple
8 29 (29.29%) Animation
9 28 (28.28%) Core Animation
9 28 (28.28%) Apple Swift
10 26 (26.26%) Git (software)
10 26 (26.26%) iPad
11 25 (25.25%) RESTful
12 24 (24.24%) Web Services
13 23 (23.23%) REST
14 20 (20.20%) JSON
15 19 (19.19%) OO
16 18 (18.18%) Scrum
16 18 (18.18%) Degree
17 17 (17.17%) iOS SDK
18 16 (16.16%) SOAP
18 16 (16.16%) User Experience
19 15 (15.15%) Subversion
19 15 (15.15%) Android
20 14 (14.14%) Computer Science
21 13 (13.13%) CocoaPods

Cocoa Touch
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 1 (1.01%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.12%) HTTP
2 2 (2.02%) UPnP
3 1 (1.01%) NFC
3 1 (1.01%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.01%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (30.30%) Xcode
2 26 (26.26%) Git (software)
3 15 (15.15%) Subversion
4 13 (13.13%) CocoaPods
5 3 (3.03%) Appium
6 2 (2.02%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.01%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.01%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.01%) Android Studio
General
1 3 (3.03%) Finance
2 2 (2.02%) Electronics
2 2 (2.02%) Games
2 2 (2.02%) Retail
2 2 (2.02%) Marketing
3 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.01%) Automotive
3 1 (1.01%) Law
3 1 (1.01%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 95 (95.96%) Developer
2 90 (90.91%) iOS Developer
3 14 (14.14%) Senior iOS Developer
3 14 (14.14%) Senior Developer
4 8 (8.08%) Android Developer
5 6 (6.06%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (3.03%) Software Engineer
6 3 (3.03%) iPhone Developer
7 2 (2.02%) Applications Developer
7 2 (2.02%) Programmer
7 2 (2.02%) iPad Developer
8 1 (1.01%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (1.01%) iPhone Applications Developer
8 1 (1.01%) Xamarin Developer
8 1 (1.01%) Lead Developer
8 1 (1.01%) .NET Developer
8 1 (1.01%) C# Developer
8 1 (1.01%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (90.91%) Cocoa
2 28 (28.28%) Core Animation
3 25 (25.25%) RESTful
4 24 (24.24%) Web Services
5 23 (23.23%) REST
6 20 (20.20%) JSON
7 17 (17.17%) iOS SDK
8 16 (16.16%) SOAP
9 10 (10.10%) XML
10 7 (7.07%) CSS
10 7 (7.07%) HTML
11 5 (5.05%) OpenGL
11 5 (5.05%) HTML5
11 5 (5.05%) Android SDK
11 5 (5.05%) UIKit
12 3 (3.03%) .NET
13 2 (2.02%) Google Maps API
14 1 (1.01%) Pthreads
14 1 (1.01%) jQuery
14 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 37 (37.37%) Mobile App
2 31 (31.31%) iPhone
3 29 (29.29%) Animation
4 26 (26.26%) iPad
5 16 (16.16%) User Experience
6 14 (14.14%) Computer Science
7 8 (8.08%) Client/Server
8 7 (7.07%) Data Structures
9 6 (6.06%) Open Source
10 2 (2.02%) Algorithms
10 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (1.01%) Social Network
11 1 (1.01%) Video on Demand
11 1 (1.01%) Social Media
11 1 (1.01%) Blackberry
11 1 (1.01%) Streaming Video
11 1 (1.01%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 99 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 15 (15.15%) Android
3 3 (3.03%) Windows
4 2 (2.02%) Linux
4 2 (2.02%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.02%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.01%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 64 (64.65%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (37.37%) Mobile Development
4 30 (30.30%) TDD
5 19 (19.19%) OO
6 18 (18.18%) Scrum
7 12 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (11.11%) Android Development
9 10 (10.10%) Memory Management
10 9 (9.09%) BDD
10 9 (9.09%) Multithreading
11 8 (8.08%) Software Engineering
12 7 (7.07%) Pair Programming
12 7 (7.07%) OOP
12 7 (7.07%) OOD
13 6 (6.06%) Mobile Application Development
14 5 (5.05%) Automated Testing
14 5 (5.05%) Unit Testing
14 5 (5.05%) Kanban
14 5 (5.05%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 93 (93.94%) Objective-C
2 28 (28.28%) Apple Swift
3 7 (7.07%) Java
4 6 (6.06%) C#
5 4 (4.04%) C++
6 2 (2.02%) C
6 2 (2.02%) Ruby
7 1 (1.01%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.06%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (29.29%) Apple
2 5 (5.05%) Google
2 5 (5.05%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.01%) ION Trading
3 1 (1.01%) SAP
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft
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