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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Cocoa Touch
Rank 611 615 587
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -28
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 41 58 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.10% 0.093%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.35% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 44 41
Median daily rate £500 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £307 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £369 £400
% change year-on-year
+49.15% -7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £31.00 £33.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.00 £33.55
% change year-on-year
- -7.60%

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
16442 16367 15767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.85% 28.28% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11381 11296 10285
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 296 173
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.44 £17.17 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

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 30 September 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 16 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 30 September 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 -18 41 £500 +25.00% 6
London +20 28 £500 +21.21% 2
City of London +16 8 £550 +57.14% 1
South West +18 5 £550 +33.33%
Bristol -2 5 £550 +33.33%
Yorkshire +18 4 £375 +25.00%
Leeds +13 4 £375 +25.00%
West Yorkshire +10 4 £375 +25.00%
South East -7 3 £300 -17.24%
Hampshire +9 2 £300 -20.00%
Southampton +8 1 £300 -20.00%
Crawley +4 1 - -
Gatwick -4 1 - -
West Sussex -7 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 1
Suffolk - 1 - - 1

Cocoa Touch
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 99 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 97 (97.98%) Objective-C
3 95 (95.96%) iOS Development
4 94 (94.95%) Cocoa
5 79 (79.80%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (68.69%) Apple Swift
7 64 (64.65%) Mobile App
8 56 (56.57%) Core Data
9 49 (49.49%) TDD
10 44 (44.44%) Mobile Development
11 38 (38.38%) Web Services
11 38 (38.38%) REST
11 38 (38.38%) Core Animation
12 36 (36.36%) Animation
12 36 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
13 33 (33.33%) Unit Testing
14 30 (30.30%) Scrum
15 28 (28.28%) E-Commerce
15 28 (28.28%) Git (software)
16 27 (27.27%) Apple
17 26 (26.26%) Xcode
17 26 (26.26%) SOAP
18 25 (25.25%) Software Engineering
19 24 (24.24%) SQLite
20 23 (23.23%) iPhone
21 22 (22.22%) iPad
21 22 (22.22%) JSON
21 22 (22.22%) MongoDB
21 22 (22.22%) MySQL
21 22 (22.22%) SQL

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 (2.02%) Apache ServiceMix
1 2 (2.02%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (10.10%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (22.22%) TestFlight
2 20 (20.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.04%) iTunes
4 2 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.02%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (24.24%) SQLite
2 22 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 22 (22.22%) MySQL
3 21 (21.21%) CouchDB
4 20 (20.20%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (3.03%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.02%) DB2
7 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 28 (28.28%) Git (software)
2 26 (26.26%) Xcode
3 8 (8.08%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.03%) CocoaPods
4 3 (3.03%) Maven
4 3 (3.03%) Subversion
5 2 (2.02%) Android Studio
5 2 (2.02%) Ant
5 2 (2.02%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.02%) Grunt
5 2 (2.02%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.01%) JUnit
General
1 8 (8.08%) Marketing
2 5 (5.05%) Banking
3 2 (2.02%) Private Banking
3 2 (2.02%) Publishing
3 2 (2.02%) Retail
4 1 (1.01%) Finance
Job Titles
1 98 (98.99%) Developer
2 95 (95.96%) iOS Developer
3 34 (34.34%) Senior Developer
4 33 (33.33%) Senior iOS Developer
5 9 (9.09%) Applications Developer
6 7 (7.07%) Mobile Developer
7 6 (6.06%) Android Developer
7 6 (6.06%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 6 (6.06%) Objective-C Developer
8 5 (5.05%) iOS Android Developer
8 5 (5.05%) iOS Programmer
8 5 (5.05%) Programmer
9 2 (2.02%) Java Android Developer
9 2 (2.02%) Java Developer
9 2 (2.02%) Java Mobile Developer
10 1 (1.01%) Digital Developer
10 1 (1.01%) iPhone Developer
10 1 (1.01%) Lead iOS Developer
10 1 (1.01%) Senior Android Developer
10 1 (1.01%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (94.95%) Cocoa
2 56 (56.57%) Core Data
3 38 (38.38%) Core Animation
3 38 (38.38%) REST
3 38 (38.38%) Web Services
4 26 (26.26%) SOAP
5 22 (22.22%) JSON
6 19 (19.19%) XML
7 15 (15.15%) UIKit
8 11 (11.11%) iOS SDK
8 11 (11.11%) OpenGL
9 7 (7.07%) CSS
9 7 (7.07%) HTML
10 6 (6.06%) RESTful
11 5 (5.05%) Android SDK
11 5 (5.05%) HTML5
12 3 (3.03%) AngularJS
12 3 (3.03%) jQuery
13 2 (2.02%) Hibernate
13 2 (2.02%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 64 (64.65%) Mobile App
2 36 (36.36%) Animation
3 23 (23.23%) iPhone
4 22 (22.22%) iPad
5 15 (15.15%) User Experience
6 11 (11.11%) Computer Science
7 5 (5.05%) Apple TV
7 5 (5.05%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (2.02%) Fintech
9 2 (2.02%) N-Tier
9 2 (2.02%) Smartphone
9 2 (2.02%) Wiki
10 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
10 1 (1.01%) Data Structures
10 1 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (1.01%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 99 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 20 (20.20%) Android
3 5 (5.05%) Windows
4 4 (4.04%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.02%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.01%) Linux
6 1 (1.01%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (95.96%) iOS Development
2 79 (79.80%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (49.49%) TDD
4 44 (44.44%) Mobile Development
5 36 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (33.33%) Unit Testing
7 30 (30.30%) Scrum
8 28 (28.28%) E-Commerce
9 25 (25.25%) Software Engineering
10 21 (21.21%) Progressive Enhancement
10 21 (21.21%) Test Automation
11 20 (20.20%) BDD
12 16 (16.16%) Android Development
13 13 (13.13%) OO
14 10 (10.10%) Continuous Delivery
14 10 (10.10%) Memory Management
15 9 (9.09%) OOD
16 8 (8.08%) Digital Marketing
17 7 (7.07%) MVC
18 5 (5.05%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 97 (97.98%) Objective-C
2 68 (68.69%) Apple Swift
3 22 (22.22%) SQL
4 19 (19.19%) JavaScript
5 8 (8.08%) Java
6 4 (4.04%) C#
6 4 (4.04%) Ruby
7 3 (3.03%) C++
8 2 (2.02%) C
8 2 (2.02%) PHP
9 1 (1.01%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 2 (2.02%) Docker
Vendors
1 27 (27.27%) Apple
2 6 (6.06%) ION Trading
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle