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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa Touch
Rank 538 503 528
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +25
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 73 80 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.47% 0.52% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 60 40
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £276 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.55 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 - -

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
15621 15299 15582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.66% 28.62% 26.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9921 9837 9564
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 270 366
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 September 2014.

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 23 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 September 2014. 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 -21 69 £400 +16.36% 15
London -1 41 £400 +10.34% 7
South East +15 20 £400 -13.51% 3
City of London +41 11 £325 -11.86% 2
North West -10 3 £340 +24.77%
Edinburgh -13 3 £575 - 1
Scotland -14 3 £575 +58.62% 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £350 -
Manchester -3 2 £340 +24.77%
Cheshire +10 1 - -
Kent - 1 - - 1
Maidstone - 1 - -
Bath - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Reading - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Somerset - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
South West - - - - 1

Cocoa Touch
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

1 122 (99.19%) Apple iOS
2 117 (95.12%) Cocoa
3 113 (91.87%) iOS Development
4 111 (90.24%) Objective-C
5 61 (49.59%) iPhone
6 51 (41.46%) Xcode
7 49 (39.84%) iPad
8 48 (39.02%) Git (software)
9 47 (38.21%) iOS SDK
10 46 (37.40%) Mobile App
11 45 (36.59%) Apple
12 39 (31.71%) Web Services
13 37 (30.08%) OO
13 37 (30.08%) Agile Software Development
14 35 (28.46%) Subversion
14 35 (28.46%) RESTful
15 33 (26.83%) TDD
16 30 (24.39%) SOAP
17 29 (23.58%) Scrum
18 26 (21.14%) Continuous Integration
19 24 (19.51%) OOP
20 22 (17.89%) HTTP
21 20 (16.26%) Software Engineering
22 19 (15.45%) Facebook
23 18 (14.63%) REST
23 18 (14.63%) HTML
24 17 (13.82%) JavaScript
25 16 (13.01%) Memory Management
26 15 (12.20%) Kanban
26 15 (12.20%) Android

Cocoa Touch
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.44%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.81%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (17.89%) HTTP
2 3 (2.44%) VoIP
2 3 (2.44%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.81%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.81%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.07%) MySQL
1 5 (4.07%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 51 (41.46%) Xcode
2 48 (39.02%) Git (software)
3 35 (28.46%) Subversion
4 7 (5.69%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (4.07%) Mercurial
6 4 (3.25%) JIRA
7 3 (2.44%) Selenium
7 3 (2.44%) Maven
7 3 (2.44%) JBehave
7 3 (2.44%) WebDriver
7 3 (2.44%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.44%) eggPlant
8 2 (1.63%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (6.50%) Publishing
1 8 (6.50%) Retail
2 6 (4.88%) Banking
2 6 (4.88%) Finance
3 2 (1.63%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.81%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 112 (91.06%) Developer
2 103 (83.74%) iOS Developer
3 20 (16.26%) Mobile Developer
4 9 (7.32%) Senior iOS Developer
4 9 (7.32%) Senior Developer
5 6 (4.88%) Lead Developer
6 5 (4.07%) Architect
6 5 (4.07%) Mobility Architect
7 4 (3.25%) SAP Architect
8 2 (1.63%) iPhone Developer
8 2 (1.63%) Junior Developer
8 2 (1.63%) Tester
8 2 (1.63%) Junior
8 2 (1.63%) Software Engineer
8 2 (1.63%) Junior iOS Developer
8 2 (1.63%) Android Developer
9 1 (0.81%) Programmer
9 1 (0.81%) Technical Architect
9 1 (0.81%) Applications Developer
9 1 (0.81%) SAP Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (95.12%) Cocoa
2 47 (38.21%) iOS SDK
3 39 (31.71%) Web Services
4 35 (28.46%) RESTful
5 30 (24.39%) SOAP
6 18 (14.63%) HTML
6 18 (14.63%) REST
7 13 (10.57%) JSON
8 11 (8.94%) XML
9 10 (8.13%) UIKit
10 9 (7.32%) CSS
11 7 (5.69%) HTML5
12 6 (4.88%) Ajax
13 5 (4.07%) jQuery
14 4 (3.25%) Xamarin.iOS
15 3 (2.44%) Android SDK
15 3 (2.44%) Flash
16 2 (1.63%) Core Animation
16 2 (1.63%) CSS3
17 1 (0.81%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 61 (49.59%) iPhone
2 49 (39.84%) iPad
3 46 (37.40%) Mobile App
4 15 (12.20%) Client/Server
5 6 (4.88%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.88%) Social Media
6 4 (3.25%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.44%) Video Editing
7 3 (2.44%) IPTV
7 3 (2.44%) Video on Demand
7 3 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.44%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (2.44%) Over-the-Top Content
8 2 (1.63%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.63%) Animation
8 2 (1.63%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.81%) BBC
9 1 (0.81%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.81%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.81%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 122 (99.19%) Apple iOS
2 15 (12.20%) Android
3 2 (1.63%) Windows
4 1 (0.81%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (91.87%) iOS Development
2 37 (30.08%) OO
2 37 (30.08%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (26.83%) TDD
4 29 (23.58%) Scrum
5 26 (21.14%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (19.51%) OOP
7 20 (16.26%) Software Engineering
8 16 (13.01%) Memory Management
9 15 (12.20%) Kanban
10 12 (9.76%) MVC
11 10 (8.13%) Unit Testing
12 9 (7.32%) E-Commerce
13 7 (5.69%) OOD
13 7 (5.69%) Multithreading
14 5 (4.07%) Information Architecture
14 5 (4.07%) BDD
14 5 (4.07%) Mobile Application Development
15 4 (3.25%) User Stories
15 4 (3.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (90.24%) Objective-C
2 17 (13.82%) JavaScript
3 9 (7.32%) C++
4 6 (4.88%) Python
5 5 (4.07%) Java
6 4 (3.25%) C
6 4 (3.25%) PHP
6 4 (3.25%) SQL
6 4 (3.25%) Ruby
6 4 (3.25%) PowerHouse
7 3 (2.44%) Perl
8 1 (0.81%) C#
8 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (4.88%) Degree
2 3 (2.44%) ISEB
2 3 (2.44%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.63%) BC Cleared
3 2 (1.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.44%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 45 (36.59%) Apple
2 19 (15.45%) Facebook
3 5 (4.07%) SAP
4 3 (2.44%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.44%) Google
5 1 (0.81%) Sencha
5 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.81%) Sony
5 1 (0.81%) Yahoo!
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