The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa Touch
Rank 510 509 519
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 74 54 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 0.39% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 37 27
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £259 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £425 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £285 £288
% change year-on-year
+38.15% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £33.55 £22.66 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.05% -46.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £22.66 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+48.05% -46.68%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14593 13925 14583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.67% 27.81% 25.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9451 8784 8860
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 321 360
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £20.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +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 10 July 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 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 10 July 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 0 71 £400 +6.66% 16
London +19 51 £400 +4.91% 7
City of London +28 13 £425 +4.29% 2
South East +4 13 £388 +93.75% 3
Hampshire -4 9 £413 +106.25% 1
West Midlands - 6 £501 -
Birmingham - 5 £501 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £350 -
North West -1 1 £375 -6.25% 3
Manchester -2 1 £375 -6.25% 2
Kent - 1 - -
Maidstone - 1 - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Derby - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - - 2
Reading - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 2
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Bath - - - -
South West - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Surrey - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 2

Cocoa Touch
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 95 (98.96%) Apple iOS
2 90 (93.75%) Cocoa
3 85 (88.54%) Objective-C
3 85 (88.54%) iOS Development
4 47 (48.96%) iPhone
4 47 (48.96%) Xcode
5 41 (42.71%) iOS SDK
6 40 (41.67%) iPad
7 36 (37.50%) Mobile App
8 33 (34.38%) Apple
9 30 (31.25%) Git (software)
10 28 (29.17%) Web Services
10 28 (29.17%) OO
11 26 (27.08%) OOP
11 26 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (19.79%) TDD
12 19 (19.79%) SOAP
12 19 (19.79%) Subversion
12 19 (19.79%) Software Engineering
13 18 (18.75%) Scrum
13 18 (18.75%) RESTful
13 18 (18.75%) REST
13 18 (18.75%) Facebook
14 17 (17.71%) HTML
15 16 (16.67%) JavaScript
15 16 (16.67%) Memory Management
15 16 (16.67%) Android
16 12 (12.50%) MVC
17 11 (11.46%) C++
18 10 (10.42%) Continuous Integration

Cocoa Touch
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 4 (4.17%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.33%) HTTP
2 4 (4.17%) Wireshark
3 3 (3.13%) VoIP
4 1 (1.04%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.04%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.21%) MySQL
1 5 (5.21%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 47 (48.96%) Xcode
2 30 (31.25%) Git (software)
3 19 (19.79%) Subversion
4 7 (7.29%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (5.21%) JIRA
6 4 (4.17%) Selenium
6 4 (4.17%) Maven
6 4 (4.17%) JBehave
6 4 (4.17%) WebDriver
6 4 (4.17%) Cucumber
6 4 (4.17%) eggPlant
7 1 (1.04%) PhoneGap
7 1 (1.04%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.04%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.04%) Mercurial
General
1 8 (8.33%) Publishing
1 8 (8.33%) Retail
2 5 (5.21%) Finance
3 4 (4.17%) Banking
4 2 (2.08%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.08%) Games
5 1 (1.04%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 84 (87.50%) Developer
2 78 (81.25%) iOS Developer
3 12 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
4 8 (8.33%) Senior iOS Developer
4 8 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 6 (6.25%) Lead Developer
6 5 (5.21%) Architect
6 5 (5.21%) Mobility Architect
7 4 (4.17%) SAP Architect
8 3 (3.13%) Tester
9 2 (2.08%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.08%) Android Developer
10 1 (1.04%) iPad Developer
10 1 (1.04%) iPhone Developer
10 1 (1.04%) Test Leader
10 1 (1.04%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 1 (1.04%) Technical Architect
10 1 (1.04%) Applications Developer
10 1 (1.04%) Senior Software Engineer
10 1 (1.04%) SAP Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (93.75%) Cocoa
2 41 (42.71%) iOS SDK
3 28 (29.17%) Web Services
4 19 (19.79%) SOAP
5 18 (18.75%) REST
5 18 (18.75%) RESTful
6 17 (17.71%) HTML
7 9 (9.38%) CSS
8 7 (7.29%) JSON
8 7 (7.29%) UIKit
9 6 (6.25%) HTML5
10 5 (5.21%) jQuery
10 5 (5.21%) Ajax
11 4 (4.17%) XML
11 4 (4.17%) Flash
12 2 (2.08%) CSS3
12 2 (2.08%) Xamarin.iOS
12 2 (2.08%) Android SDK
13 1 (1.04%) MEAP
13 1 (1.04%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 47 (48.96%) iPhone
2 40 (41.67%) iPad
3 36 (37.50%) Mobile App
4 6 (6.25%) Client/Server
5 5 (5.21%) Social Media
5 5 (5.21%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.21%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (4.17%) Video on Demand
6 4 (4.17%) IPTV
7 3 (3.13%) Blackberry
8 2 (2.08%) N-Tier
8 2 (2.08%) Video Editing
8 2 (2.08%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (1.04%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (1.04%) Open Source
9 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.04%) Animation
9 1 (1.04%) BBC
9 1 (1.04%) Streaming Video
9 1 (1.04%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 95 (98.96%) Apple iOS
2 16 (16.67%) Android
3 3 (3.13%) Windows
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (88.54%) iOS Development
2 28 (29.17%) OO
3 26 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (27.08%) OOP
4 19 (19.79%) TDD
4 19 (19.79%) Software Engineering
5 18 (18.75%) Scrum
6 16 (16.67%) Memory Management
7 12 (12.50%) MVC
8 10 (10.42%) Unit Testing
8 10 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (9.38%) E-Commerce
10 7 (7.29%) Multithreading
11 6 (6.25%) Kanban
11 6 (6.25%) User Stories
12 5 (5.21%) Mobile Application Development
12 5 (5.21%) BDD
13 4 (4.17%) Time Management
13 4 (4.17%) Test Scripting
13 4 (4.17%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 85 (88.54%) Objective-C
2 16 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 11 (11.46%) C++
4 7 (7.29%) Python
5 5 (5.21%) Java
6 4 (4.17%) C
6 4 (4.17%) Perl
6 4 (4.17%) PHP
6 4 (4.17%) Ruby
7 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.04%) VB
7 1 (1.04%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (5.21%) Degree
2 4 (4.17%) ISEB
2 4 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.17%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 33 (34.38%) Apple
2 18 (18.75%) Facebook
3 5 (5.21%) SAP
4 2 (2.08%) Google
5 1 (1.04%) Sencha
5 1 (1.04%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.04%) Sony
5 1 (1.04%) Yahoo!
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