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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa Touch
Rank 552 509 550
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +41
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 60 77 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.15% 0.094%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.51% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 58 40
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £299 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £416 £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
15650 15213 15616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.17% 28.83% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10137 9787 9367
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 266 374
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 19 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 26 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 19 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 -25 56 £400 +10.34% 7
London -11 31 £400 +6.66% 2
South East +21 18 £400 -7.24% 2
City of London +27 7 £325 -21.21%
Scotland -14 4 £525 +44.82%
Edinburgh 0 3 £575 -
North West -10 2 £305 +11.92% 1
Cheshire +6 1 - -
East Midlands -3 1 - -
Manchester -13 1 £305 +11.92% 1
Milton Keynes - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Bath - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
Kent - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Somerset - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
South West - - - - 1

Cocoa Touch
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 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.

1 127 (99.22%) Apple iOS
2 122 (95.31%) Cocoa
3 119 (92.97%) iOS Development
4 116 (90.63%) Objective-C
5 64 (50.00%) iPhone
6 55 (42.97%) Agile Software Development
7 53 (41.41%) iPad
8 52 (40.63%) Xcode
9 51 (39.84%) Git (software)
10 48 (37.50%) Apple
10 48 (37.50%) Mobile App
11 47 (36.72%) iOS SDK
12 42 (32.81%) Web Services
13 38 (29.69%) RESTful
13 38 (29.69%) Subversion
14 37 (28.91%) OO
15 36 (28.13%) TDD
16 33 (25.78%) SOAP
17 32 (25.00%) Scrum
18 29 (22.66%) Continuous Integration
19 25 (19.53%) HTTP
20 24 (18.75%) OOP
21 20 (15.63%) REST
22 19 (14.84%) Facebook
22 19 (14.84%) Software Engineering
22 19 (14.84%) HTML
23 18 (14.06%) JavaScript
23 18 (14.06%) Kanban
24 17 (13.28%) Client/Server
25 16 (12.50%) Memory Management

Cocoa Touch
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 (2.34%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.78%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (19.53%) HTTP
2 3 (2.34%) Wireshark
2 3 (2.34%) VoIP
3 1 (0.78%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.91%) SQLite
1 5 (3.91%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 52 (40.63%) Xcode
2 51 (39.84%) Git (software)
3 38 (29.69%) Subversion
4 7 (5.47%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (3.91%) Mercurial
6 4 (3.13%) JIRA
7 3 (2.34%) Maven
7 3 (2.34%) Selenium
7 3 (2.34%) JBehave
7 3 (2.34%) WebDriver
7 3 (2.34%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.34%) eggPlant
8 2 (1.56%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (6.25%) Publishing
1 8 (6.25%) Retail
2 7 (5.47%) Finance
3 6 (4.69%) Banking
4 2 (1.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.78%) Automotive
5 1 (0.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 118 (92.19%) Developer
2 108 (84.38%) iOS Developer
3 22 (17.19%) Mobile Developer
4 10 (7.81%) Senior iOS Developer
4 10 (7.81%) Senior Developer
5 7 (5.47%) Lead Developer
6 5 (3.91%) Architect
6 5 (3.91%) Mobility Architect
7 4 (3.13%) SAP Architect
8 2 (1.56%) Junior iOS Developer
8 2 (1.56%) Junior Developer
8 2 (1.56%) Tester
8 2 (1.56%) Junior
8 2 (1.56%) Android Developer
8 2 (1.56%) iPhone Developer
9 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com Developer
9 1 (0.78%) Test Leader
9 1 (0.78%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 1 (0.78%) Software Engineer
9 1 (0.78%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (95.31%) Cocoa
2 47 (36.72%) iOS SDK
3 42 (32.81%) Web Services
4 38 (29.69%) RESTful
5 33 (25.78%) SOAP
6 20 (15.63%) REST
7 19 (14.84%) HTML
8 14 (10.94%) JSON
9 12 (9.38%) XML
10 11 (8.59%) UIKit
11 10 (7.81%) CSS
12 8 (6.25%) HTML5
13 6 (4.69%) Ajax
14 5 (3.91%) jQuery
15 4 (3.13%) Xamarin.iOS
16 3 (2.34%) CSS3
16 3 (2.34%) Flash
16 3 (2.34%) Android SDK
17 2 (1.56%) Core Animation
17 2 (1.56%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 64 (50.00%) iPhone
2 53 (41.41%) iPad
3 48 (37.50%) Mobile App
4 17 (13.28%) Client/Server
5 12 (9.38%) User Experience
6 7 (5.47%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.91%) Social Media
8 4 (3.13%) N-Tier
9 3 (2.34%) IPTV
9 3 (2.34%) Video Editing
9 3 (2.34%) Video on Demand
9 3 (2.34%) Over-the-Top Content
9 3 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (2.34%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (1.56%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (1.56%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.56%) Animation
11 1 (0.78%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.78%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 127 (99.22%) Apple iOS
2 14 (10.94%) Android
3 2 (1.56%) Windows
4 1 (0.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (92.97%) iOS Development
2 55 (42.97%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (28.91%) OO
4 36 (28.13%) TDD
5 32 (25.00%) Scrum
6 29 (22.66%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (18.75%) OOP
8 19 (14.84%) Software Engineering
9 18 (14.06%) Kanban
10 16 (12.50%) Memory Management
11 11 (8.59%) MVC
12 10 (7.81%) Unit Testing
13 9 (7.03%) E-Commerce
14 7 (5.47%) Multithreading
14 7 (5.47%) OOD
15 5 (3.91%) Information Architecture
15 5 (3.91%) BDD
15 5 (3.91%) Mobile Application Development
16 4 (3.13%) User Stories
16 4 (3.13%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 116 (90.63%) Objective-C
2 18 (14.06%) JavaScript
3 9 (7.03%) C++
4 6 (4.69%) Python
5 5 (3.91%) Java
6 4 (3.13%) C
6 4 (3.13%) PHP
6 4 (3.13%) SQL
6 4 (3.13%) PowerHouse
6 4 (3.13%) Ruby
7 3 (2.34%) Perl
8 2 (1.56%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (5.47%) Degree
2 3 (2.34%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.34%) ISEB
3 2 (1.56%) BC Cleared
3 2 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.34%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 48 (37.50%) Apple
2 19 (14.84%) Facebook
3 5 (3.91%) SAP
4 3 (2.34%) Google
4 3 (2.34%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.78%) Sencha
5 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
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