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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Cocoa Touch
Rank 542 546 474
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -72
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 39 20 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.039% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.15% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 36
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £320 £339
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
14073 13742 12315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.79% 27.14% 27.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 9236 8599 7726
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 259 304
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.97 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 4 March 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 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 4 March 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 35 £384 -4.06% 24
South East -8 17 £355 +1.42% 8
Hampshire -3 12 £359 +2.50%
London -6 12 £400 -5.88% 8
City of London - 6 £400 - 2
North West -14 3 £338 - 3
Berkshire - 3 £325 - 1
South West - 2 £331 - 2
Gloucestershire - 1 £275 -
West Sussex - 1 £400 -
Kent - 1 - - 1
Slough - 1 £325 -
Bristol - 1 £388 - 1
Cheltenham - 1 £275 -
Dartford - - - -
Derby - - - -
Farnham - - - - 1
Guildford - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Bath - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Bournemouth - - - - 1
Stockport - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -

Cocoa Touch
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 75 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 75 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 71 (94.67%) Cocoa
3 67 (89.33%) Objective-C
4 42 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (42.67%) iPhone
6 29 (38.67%) Xcode
7 27 (36.00%) iPad
8 26 (34.67%) Apple
9 25 (33.33%) Mobile App
10 24 (32.00%) TDD
11 22 (29.33%) Web Services
12 21 (28.00%) Git (software)
13 19 (25.33%) RESTful
14 18 (24.00%) OO
15 17 (22.67%) SOAP
15 17 (22.67%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (21.33%) Scrum
16 16 (21.33%) HTTP
16 16 (21.33%) iOS SDK
17 15 (20.00%) Subversion
17 15 (20.00%) Computer Science
18 13 (17.33%) Android
19 11 (14.67%) Animation
20 10 (13.33%) Client/Server
20 10 (13.33%) Core Animation
20 10 (13.33%) User Experience
21 9 (12.00%) Data Structures
21 9 (12.00%) Android Development
21 9 (12.00%) JSON

Cocoa Touch
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 1 (1.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) IaaS
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.33%) HTTP
2 3 (4.00%) Internet
3 1 (1.33%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 29 (38.67%) Xcode
2 21 (28.00%) Git (software)
3 15 (20.00%) Subversion
4 2 (2.67%) Appium
4 2 (2.67%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.67%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.33%) Android Studio
General
1 6 (8.00%) Marketing
2 3 (4.00%) Retail
2 3 (4.00%) Finance
3 2 (2.67%) Games
4 1 (1.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 74 (98.67%) Developer
2 69 (92.00%) iOS Developer
3 8 (10.67%) Senior Developer
3 8 (10.67%) Senior iOS Developer
4 6 (8.00%) Mobile Developer
5 5 (6.67%) Android Developer
6 4 (5.33%) iPhone Developer
7 2 (2.67%) iPad Developer
8 1 (1.33%) Lead Developer
8 1 (1.33%) iPhone Applications Developer
8 1 (1.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (94.67%) Cocoa
2 22 (29.33%) Web Services
3 19 (25.33%) RESTful
4 17 (22.67%) SOAP
5 16 (21.33%) iOS SDK
6 10 (13.33%) Core Animation
7 9 (12.00%) JSON
8 8 (10.67%) REST
9 7 (9.33%) UIKit
10 3 (4.00%) Google Maps API
10 3 (4.00%) XML
10 3 (4.00%) Android SDK
11 2 (2.67%) Xamarin.iOS
11 2 (2.67%) Sencha Touch
11 2 (2.67%) HTML
11 2 (2.67%) CSS
12 1 (1.33%) Ajax
12 1 (1.33%) OpenGL
12 1 (1.33%) CSS3
12 1 (1.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 32 (42.67%) iPhone
2 27 (36.00%) iPad
3 25 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 15 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 11 (14.67%) Animation
6 10 (13.33%) Client/Server
6 10 (13.33%) User Experience
7 9 (12.00%) Data Structures
8 7 (9.33%) Social Media
9 3 (4.00%) Open Source
10 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (2.67%) Blackberry
10 2 (2.67%) N-Tier
10 2 (2.67%) Social Network
11 1 (1.33%) Streaming Video
11 1 (1.33%) Augmented Reality
11 1 (1.33%) Video on Demand
11 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 75 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 13 (17.33%) Android
3 2 (2.67%) Windows Phone
3 2 (2.67%) Windows
3 2 (2.67%) Linux
4 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 42 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (32.00%) TDD
4 18 (24.00%) OO
5 17 (22.67%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (21.33%) Scrum
7 9 (12.00%) Android Development
7 9 (12.00%) Kanban
8 7 (9.33%) E-Commerce
9 6 (8.00%) OOP
9 6 (8.00%) Web Design
9 6 (8.00%) Memory Management
10 4 (5.33%) Automated Testing
10 4 (5.33%) Multithreading
10 4 (5.33%) Unit Testing
11 2 (2.67%) Mobile Application Development
11 2 (2.67%) BDD
11 2 (2.67%) SOA
11 2 (2.67%) MVC
11 2 (2.67%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 67 (89.33%) Objective-C
2 7 (9.33%) C++
3 3 (4.00%) Java
4 2 (2.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.67%) Ruby
5 1 (1.33%) C#
5 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (10.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (34.67%) Apple
2 5 (6.67%) Facebook
3 3 (4.00%) Google
4 2 (2.67%) Twitter
4 2 (2.67%) Sencha
5 1 (1.33%) Xamarin
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