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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Cocoa Touch
Rank 535 515 520
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +5
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 68 71 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 0.47% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 45 39
Average daily rate
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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 £300 £341 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £471 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £33.55 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +48.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.55 £22.66
% change year-on-year
- +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
15071 15076 13797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.36% 28.06% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10089 9798 8676
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 217 331
Average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -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 2 July 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 28 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 2 July 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 67 £413 +3.12% 23
London -17 30 £438 +9.37% 12
South East -13 20 £333 -14.19% 7
South West - 13 £413 - 1
Bristol - 13 £413 - 1
Kent +5 7 - - 2
Tunbridge Wells - 7 - - 1
West Sussex - 6 £300 - 1
City of London -13 5 £375 -6.25% 2
Crawley - 5 £300 -
Hampshire -4 3 £375 -9.09% 1
Southampton -6 2 £365 -10.15% 1
North West -15 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £320 - 3
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Gatwick - 2 £313 -
Edinburgh +3 1 £525 -8.69%
Scotland +3 1 £525 -8.69%
West Midlands -3 1 £388 -22.57%
Manchester -11 1 - -
Leicester - 1 - -
Farnham - 1 £340 -
Chester - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £375 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -

Cocoa Touch
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 119 (99.17%) Apple iOS
1 119 (99.17%) iOS Development
2 112 (93.33%) Objective-C
3 110 (91.67%) Cocoa
4 78 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (38.33%) TDD
6 44 (36.67%) Mobile Development
7 42 (35.00%) Apple Swift
8 41 (34.17%) iPhone
9 40 (33.33%) Mobile App
9 40 (33.33%) REST
10 39 (32.50%) Xcode
11 36 (30.00%) Git (software)
12 34 (28.33%) iPad
12 34 (28.33%) Apple
13 32 (26.67%) RESTful
13 32 (26.67%) Animation
14 31 (25.83%) Core Animation
15 29 (24.17%) Web Services
16 22 (18.33%) JSON
17 21 (17.50%) Scrum
17 21 (17.50%) User Experience
18 20 (16.67%) API Integration
18 20 (16.67%) Degree
18 20 (16.67%) iOS SDK
19 19 (15.83%) OO
20 17 (14.17%) SOAP
20 17 (14.17%) Continuous Integration
21 16 (13.33%) Computer Science
21 16 (13.33%) Software Engineering

Cocoa Touch
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.83%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.67%) HTTP
2 2 (1.67%) Internet
2 2 (1.67%) UPnP
3 1 (0.83%) NFC
3 1 (0.83%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.33%) SQLite
2 1 (0.83%) MySQL
2 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 39 (32.50%) Xcode
2 36 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 16 (13.33%) CocoaPods
4 15 (12.50%) Subversion
5 3 (2.50%) Appium
6 2 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.67%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.83%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.83%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.83%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.83%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (5.00%) Finance
2 4 (3.33%) Retail
3 2 (1.67%) Marketing
3 2 (1.67%) Publishing
3 2 (1.67%) Games
3 2 (1.67%) Automotive
3 2 (1.67%) Electronics
4 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.83%) Law
4 1 (0.83%) Banking
Job Titles
1 108 (90.00%) Developer
2 101 (84.17%) iOS Developer
3 14 (11.67%) Senior iOS Developer
3 14 (11.67%) Senior Developer
4 10 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 9 (7.50%) Mobile Developer
6 6 (5.00%) Android Developer
7 3 (2.50%) iPhone Developer
7 3 (2.50%) Applications Developer
8 2 (1.67%) Programmer
8 2 (1.67%) Lead Developer
8 2 (1.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 1 (0.83%) iPhone Applications Developer
9 1 (0.83%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (0.83%) Xamarin Developer
9 1 (0.83%) .NET Developer
9 1 (0.83%) C# Developer
9 1 (0.83%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (91.67%) Cocoa
2 40 (33.33%) REST
3 32 (26.67%) RESTful
4 31 (25.83%) Core Animation
5 29 (24.17%) Web Services
6 22 (18.33%) JSON
7 20 (16.67%) iOS SDK
8 17 (14.17%) SOAP
9 16 (13.33%) XML
10 9 (7.50%) CSS
11 8 (6.67%) HTML
11 8 (6.67%) OpenGL
12 5 (4.17%) HTML5
12 5 (4.17%) UIKit
13 4 (3.33%) iPhone SDK
13 4 (3.33%) .NET
14 2 (1.67%) jQuery
14 2 (1.67%) AngularJS
14 2 (1.67%) Apache Cordova
14 2 (1.67%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 41 (34.17%) iPhone
2 40 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 34 (28.33%) iPad
4 32 (26.67%) Animation
5 21 (17.50%) User Experience
6 16 (13.33%) Computer Science
7 14 (11.67%) Client/Server
8 7 (5.83%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.83%) Social Network
9 1 (0.83%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.83%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.83%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.83%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.83%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.83%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 119 (99.17%) Apple iOS
2 15 (12.50%) Android
3 4 (3.33%) Windows
4 3 (2.50%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.67%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.83%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (99.17%) iOS Development
2 78 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (38.33%) TDD
4 44 (36.67%) Mobile Development
5 21 (17.50%) Scrum
6 20 (16.67%) API Integration
7 19 (15.83%) OO
8 17 (14.17%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (13.33%) Software Engineering
10 15 (12.50%) BDD
11 12 (10.00%) Memory Management
11 12 (10.00%) E-Commerce
11 12 (10.00%) OOD
12 11 (9.17%) Pair Programming
13 9 (7.50%) Android Development
14 8 (6.67%) Open Source
14 8 (6.67%) Multithreading
15 7 (5.83%) MVC
15 7 (5.83%) Mobile Application Development
16 5 (4.17%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 112 (93.33%) Objective-C
2 42 (35.00%) Apple Swift
3 7 (5.83%) Java
4 6 (5.00%) C#
5 4 (3.33%) C++
6 3 (2.50%) C
7 2 (1.67%) Ruby
7 2 (1.67%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 34 (28.33%) Apple
2 6 (5.00%) Xamarin
3 4 (3.33%) Google
4 1 (0.83%) Appcelerator
4 1 (0.83%) Netbiscuits
4 1 (0.83%) Kony
4 1 (0.83%) ION Trading
4 1 (0.83%) Volantis
4 1 (0.83%) SAP
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft
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