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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Cocoa Touch
Rank 606 605 595
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 32 44 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.080% 0.060%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.28% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 39 24
Median daily rate £500 £445 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% +20.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £345 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £525 £355
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +47.88%
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
15783 15743 15287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.01% 28.78% 27.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10919 10965 10441
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 258 168
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.49 £19.23 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 6 December 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 14 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 6 December 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 -5 32 £500 +12.35% 9
London +3 24 £500 +25.00% 1
City of London +8 6 £550 +83.33%
West Yorkshire +14 3 £375 -5.06%
Leeds +13 3 £375 -5.06%
Yorkshire +9 3 £375 -5.06%
North West +1 2 £425 - 1
South West - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £425 - 1
Bristol - 2 - -
Gatwick +5 1 - -
Crawley +3 1 - -
South East -4 1 - - 2
West Sussex -8 1 - -

Cocoa Touch
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 75 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 75 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 74 (98.67%) Objective-C
3 73 (97.33%) iOS Development
4 61 (81.33%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (73.33%) Apple Swift
6 53 (70.67%) TDD
7 45 (60.00%) Mobile App
8 42 (56.00%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (49.33%) Core Data
10 32 (42.67%) REST
10 32 (42.67%) Web Services
11 31 (41.33%) Unit Testing
12 30 (40.00%) Scrum
12 30 (40.00%) Git (software)
13 29 (38.67%) E-Commerce
14 28 (37.33%) Software Engineering
15 27 (36.00%) SQLite
15 27 (36.00%) SOAP
16 26 (34.67%) Test Automation
16 26 (34.67%) CouchDB
16 26 (34.67%) Core Animation
16 26 (34.67%) MongoDB
17 25 (33.33%) TestFlight
17 25 (33.33%) MySQL
17 25 (33.33%) SQL
18 24 (32.00%) Animation
18 24 (32.00%) Mobile Development
18 24 (32.00%) Progressive Enhancement
19 23 (30.67%) Azure SQL Database

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 (2.67%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 25 (33.33%) TestFlight
2 23 (30.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.00%) GitHub
4 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.67%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (36.00%) SQLite
2 26 (34.67%) CouchDB
2 26 (34.67%) MongoDB
3 25 (33.33%) MySQL
4 23 (30.67%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.67%) DB2
5 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 16 (21.33%) Xcode
3 7 (9.33%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.00%) Calabash
4 3 (4.00%) Travis CI
5 2 (2.67%) Android Studio
5 2 (2.67%) CocoaPods
5 2 (2.67%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.67%) Grunt
5 2 (2.67%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.33%) Subversion
General
1 8 (10.67%) Marketing
2 5 (6.67%) Retail
3 3 (4.00%) Banking
3 3 (4.00%) Finance
4 2 (2.67%) Private Banking
4 2 (2.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 74 (98.67%) Developer
1 74 (98.67%) iOS Developer
2 30 (40.00%) Senior Developer
2 30 (40.00%) Senior iOS Developer
3 5 (6.67%) Android Developer
3 5 (6.67%) iOS Android Developer
3 5 (6.67%) Objective-C Developer
4 4 (5.33%) Applications Developer
5 3 (4.00%) Lead Developer
5 3 (4.00%) Lead iOS Developer
5 3 (4.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 3 (4.00%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (2.67%) Java Android Developer
6 2 (2.67%) Java Applications Developer
6 2 (2.67%) Java Developer
6 2 (2.67%) Java Mobile Developer
7 1 (1.33%) Agile Developer
7 1 (1.33%) Digital Developer
7 1 (1.33%) E-Commerce Developer
7 1 (1.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (100.00%) Cocoa
2 37 (49.33%) Core Data
3 32 (42.67%) REST
3 32 (42.67%) Web Services
4 27 (36.00%) SOAP
5 26 (34.67%) Core Animation
6 9 (12.00%) JSON
7 8 (10.67%) UIKit
8 7 (9.33%) RESTful
9 5 (6.67%) iOS SDK
9 5 (6.67%) XML
10 4 (5.33%) CSS
10 4 (5.33%) HTML
11 3 (4.00%) Android SDK
11 3 (4.00%) AngularJS
11 3 (4.00%) HTML5
11 3 (4.00%) OpenGL
12 2 (2.67%) J2ME
12 2 (2.67%) jQuery
12 2 (2.67%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 45 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 24 (32.00%) Animation
3 11 (14.67%) iPhone
4 9 (12.00%) User Experience
5 8 (10.67%) iPad
6 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.33%) Computer Science
7 3 (4.00%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (2.67%) Wiki
9 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.33%) Fintech
9 1 (1.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 75 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 18 (24.00%) Android
3 2 (2.67%) Mac OS X
3 2 (2.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (97.33%) iOS Development
2 61 (81.33%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (70.67%) TDD
4 42 (56.00%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (41.33%) Unit Testing
6 30 (40.00%) Scrum
7 29 (38.67%) E-Commerce
8 28 (37.33%) Software Engineering
9 26 (34.67%) Test Automation
10 24 (32.00%) Mobile Development
10 24 (32.00%) Progressive Enhancement
11 21 (28.00%) BDD
12 14 (18.67%) Android Development
13 10 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
14 8 (10.67%) Digital Marketing
15 4 (5.33%) Mobile Application Development
15 4 (5.33%) Multithreading
15 4 (5.33%) OO
16 3 (4.00%) Mentoring
16 3 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (98.67%) Objective-C
2 55 (73.33%) Apple Swift
3 25 (33.33%) SQL
4 10 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.00%) Java
6 2 (2.67%) C#
6 2 (2.67%) C++
6 2 (2.67%) PHP
6 2 (2.67%) Ruby
7 1 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (5.33%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 14 (18.67%) Apple
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle
3 1 (1.33%) ION Trading