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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Cocoa Touch
Rank 609 557 574
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +17
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 47 70 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.13% 0.078%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.48% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 49 27
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £369
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £28.50 £34.20 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £34.20 -
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -

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
15110 14689 14482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.70% 27.00% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10708 9655 9625
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 203 177
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.20 £47.83 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 27 May 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 19 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 27 May 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 -48 41 £450 +9.09% 13
South East -14 16 £450 +38.46% 4
London -25 15 £475 +5.55% 7
West Sussex -21 10 £450 +50.00% 1
Crawley -4 7 £450 +50.00%
Tunbridge Wells -2 6 - - 1
Kent -10 6 - - 1
Scotland -10 6 £263 -50.00%
Glasgow - 6 £263 -
City of London +29 3 £525 +10.52% 3
Bristol -6 3 £425 +3.03%
North West -12 3 £410 -
South West -14 3 £425 +3.03%
Yorkshire - 3 £500 -
Leeds - 3 £500 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £500 -
Manchester -14 2 £410 -
West Midlands -14 1 £375 +8.69%
Birmingham - 1 £375 -

Cocoa Touch
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 63 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 60 (95.24%) Objective-C
3 57 (90.48%) Cocoa
3 57 (90.48%) iOS Development
4 45 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (63.49%) Apple Swift
6 38 (60.32%) Mobile App
7 29 (46.03%) Mobile Development
8 27 (42.86%) iPhone
9 26 (41.27%) Xcode
10 23 (36.51%) Animation
10 23 (36.51%) iPad
11 22 (34.92%) Core Animation
11 22 (34.92%) Apple
12 21 (33.33%) JSON
13 18 (28.57%) REST
14 17 (26.98%) Web Services
14 17 (26.98%) XML
15 16 (25.40%) Scrum
15 16 (25.40%) iOS SDK
16 15 (23.81%) OO
17 14 (22.22%) TDD
18 13 (20.63%) UIKit
19 11 (17.46%) Unit Testing
19 11 (17.46%) Software Engineering
19 11 (17.46%) JavaScript
20 9 (14.29%) OOD
20 9 (14.29%) Git (software)
20 9 (14.29%) Android
21 8 (12.70%) Memory Management

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 1 (1.59%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.59%) IIS
1 1 (1.59%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) iTunes
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.59%) GitHub
2 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) SQLite
2 4 (6.35%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.17%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (3.17%) CouchDB
4 2 (3.17%) MySQL
5 1 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.59%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (41.27%) Xcode
2 9 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 7 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 5 (7.94%) CocoaPods
5 4 (6.35%) Android Studio
5 4 (6.35%) Subversion
6 3 (4.76%) JIRA
7 2 (3.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (3.17%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.17%) Gradle
7 2 (3.17%) Maven
8 1 (1.59%) Ant
8 1 (1.59%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.59%) JUnit
General
1 3 (4.76%) Games
2 1 (1.59%) Banking
2 1 (1.59%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Marketing
2 1 (1.59%) Publishing
2 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (96.83%) Developer
2 54 (85.71%) iOS Developer
3 14 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 13 (20.63%) Senior iOS Developer
5 9 (14.29%) Applications Developer
5 9 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
6 7 (11.11%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 6 (9.52%) iOS Programmer
7 6 (9.52%) Objective-C Developer
7 6 (9.52%) Programmer
8 3 (4.76%) Android Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Lead Developer
9 1 (1.59%) Architect
9 1 (1.59%) Games Developer
9 1 (1.59%) iOS Android Developer
9 1 (1.59%) iPhone Developer
9 1 (1.59%) Java Developer
9 1 (1.59%) Java Mobile Developer
9 1 (1.59%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.59%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (90.48%) Cocoa
2 22 (34.92%) Core Animation
3 21 (33.33%) JSON
4 18 (28.57%) REST
5 17 (26.98%) Web Services
5 17 (26.98%) XML
6 16 (25.40%) iOS SDK
7 13 (20.63%) UIKit
8 8 (12.70%) OpenGL
8 8 (12.70%) RESTful
9 6 (9.52%) SOAP
10 5 (7.94%) Android SDK
11 4 (6.35%) HTML
12 3 (4.76%) CSS
12 3 (4.76%) HTML5
12 3 (4.76%) jQuery
13 2 (3.17%) Ajax
13 2 (3.17%) Google Maps API
14 1 (1.59%) Django
14 1 (1.59%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 38 (60.32%) Mobile App
2 27 (42.86%) iPhone
3 23 (36.51%) Animation
3 23 (36.51%) iPad
4 8 (12.70%) User Experience
5 7 (11.11%) Computer Science
6 5 (7.94%) Apple TV
7 4 (6.35%) Smartphone
8 3 (4.76%) Social Media
9 2 (3.17%) Data Structures
10 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
10 1 (1.59%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (1.59%) Cryptography
10 1 (1.59%) Fintech
10 1 (1.59%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (1.59%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (1.59%) N-Tier
10 1 (1.59%) Social Gaming
10 1 (1.59%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 63 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 9 (14.29%) Android
3 5 (7.94%) Windows
4 4 (6.35%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.59%) Linux
5 1 (1.59%) Unix
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (90.48%) iOS Development
2 45 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (46.03%) Mobile Development
4 16 (25.40%) Scrum
5 15 (23.81%) OO
6 14 (22.22%) TDD
7 11 (17.46%) Software Engineering
7 11 (17.46%) Unit Testing
8 9 (14.29%) OOD
9 8 (12.70%) BDD
9 8 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (12.70%) Memory Management
9 8 (12.70%) MVC
10 6 (9.52%) Data Protection
10 6 (9.52%) E-Commerce
11 5 (7.94%) Automated Testing
12 4 (6.35%) Android Development
13 3 (4.76%) Configuration Management
13 3 (4.76%) Multithreading
13 3 (4.76%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 60 (95.24%) Objective-C
2 40 (63.49%) Apple Swift
3 11 (17.46%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.52%) Java
5 3 (4.76%) C
6 2 (3.17%) C#
6 2 (3.17%) C++
6 2 (3.17%) Ruby
6 2 (3.17%) SQL
7 1 (1.59%) PHP
7 1 (1.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Docker
Vendors
1 22 (34.92%) Apple
2 7 (11.11%) ION Trading
3 3 (4.76%) Google
4 2 (3.17%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.17%) Facebook
5 1 (1.59%) Endeca
5 1 (1.59%) hybris
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.59%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.59%) Twitter
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