The table below looks at the statistics for Cocoa skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cocoa over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Cocoa
UK
Rank 548 586 572
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -14
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 54 41 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.079% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.39% 0.28% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 31 31
Median daily rate £425 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £363 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £44.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 - -

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
13979 14840 14022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.23% 28.54% 26.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9757 10205 9249
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 248 193
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.95 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

Cocoa
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Cocoa as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Cocoa Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cocoa
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cocoa within the UK.

Cocoa Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cocoa
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cocoa within the UK over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Cocoa Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cocoa
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cocoa within the UK.

Cocoa Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Cocoa
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cocoa within the UK over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Cocoa Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Cocoa
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cocoa within the UK over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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 +49 51 £425 -8.10% 9
London +20 23 £450 -10.00% 3
Yorkshire +30 11 £410 +2.50%
West Yorkshire +24 11 £410 +2.50%
Leeds +13 11 £410 +2.50%
East of England +6 7 £270 -28.00% 2
Essex - 7 £270 -
City of London +15 6 £463 +12.80%
North West +26 4 £425 - 2
Brentwood - 4 £265 -
South East +14 3 £350 -22.22%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £350 -
Manchester - 3 £425 - 2
Edinburgh +18 2 £500 -
Scotland +17 2 £500 -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
South West +4 1 £425 - 1
Bristol +2 1 £425 -
West Midlands - 1 £350 -
East Midlands - 1 £400 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £350 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Redditch - 1 £350 -
Crewe - 1 - -

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cocoa 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.

1 125 (97.66%) Apple iOS
2 124 (96.88%) iOS Development
3 111 (86.72%) Apple Swift
4 110 (85.94%) Objective-C
5 97 (75.78%) Agile Software Development
6 66 (51.56%) TDD
7 60 (46.88%) RESTful
8 58 (45.31%) Cocoa Touch
9 50 (39.06%) Scrum
10 45 (35.16%) Mobile App
11 43 (33.59%) Xcode
12 40 (31.25%) REST
13 39 (30.47%) iPhone
13 39 (30.47%) User Experience
14 37 (28.91%) Continuous Integration
14 37 (28.91%) Android
15 36 (28.13%) JavaScript
15 36 (28.13%) Web Services
16 33 (25.78%) Core Data
17 31 (24.22%) Jenkins
17 31 (24.22%) Unit Testing
18 29 (22.66%) OO
19 27 (21.09%) Git (software)
19 27 (21.09%) Animation
19 27 (21.09%) Core Animation
19 27 (21.09%) BDD
19 27 (21.09%) Mobile Development
20 25 (19.53%) iPad
21 24 (18.75%) HTML
21 24 (18.75%) Java

Cocoa
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 5 (3.91%) Confluence
2 2 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.56%) CMS
2 2 (1.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.56%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.78%) Apache
3 1 (0.78%) Mule
3 1 (0.78%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.94%) TestFlight
2 12 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (7.81%) GitHub
4 5 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.56%) Office 365
5 2 (1.56%) Yammer
6 1 (0.78%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.47%) Network Security
2 5 (3.91%) Internet
3 1 (0.78%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.94%) SQLite
2 13 (10.16%) MongoDB
3 12 (9.38%) CouchDB
4 10 (7.81%) Azure SQL Database
4 10 (7.81%) MySQL
5 4 (3.13%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 43 (33.59%) Xcode
2 31 (24.22%) Jenkins
3 27 (21.09%) Git (software)
4 16 (12.50%) JIRA
5 8 (6.25%) Calabash
5 8 (6.25%) JUnit
6 7 (5.47%) Bitbucket
6 7 (5.47%) Hudson
7 6 (4.69%) CocoaPods
7 6 (4.69%) Maven
8 5 (3.91%) Subversion
9 4 (3.13%) Android Studio
9 4 (3.13%) Travis CI
10 2 (1.56%) Babel
10 2 (1.56%) Gradle
11 1 (0.78%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 1 (0.78%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.78%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.78%) webpack
General
1 17 (13.28%) Retail
2 8 (6.25%) Marketing
3 7 (5.47%) Automotive
4 5 (3.91%) Publishing
5 3 (2.34%) Finance
6 2 (1.56%) Banking
6 2 (1.56%) Games
6 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 124 (96.88%) Developer
2 123 (96.09%) iOS Developer
3 17 (13.28%) Senior Developer
3 17 (13.28%) Senior iOS Developer
4 9 (7.03%) Mobile Developer
4 9 (7.03%) Objective-C Developer
5 8 (6.25%) Applications Developer
6 7 (5.47%) Android Developer
6 7 (5.47%) iOS Android Developer
6 7 (5.47%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 6 (4.69%) Lead Developer
7 6 (4.69%) Lead iOS Developer
8 4 (3.13%) Java Android Developer
8 4 (3.13%) Java Applications Developer
8 4 (3.13%) Java Developer
8 4 (3.13%) Java Mobile Developer
9 3 (2.34%) Architect
9 3 (2.34%) E-Commerce Developer
9 3 (2.34%) Technical Architect
10 2 (1.56%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (46.88%) RESTful
2 58 (45.31%) Cocoa Touch
3 40 (31.25%) REST
4 36 (28.13%) Web Services
5 33 (25.78%) Core Data
6 27 (21.09%) Core Animation
7 24 (18.75%) HTML
8 23 (17.97%) iOS SDK
8 23 (17.97%) JSON
9 16 (12.50%) HTML5
10 15 (11.72%) SOAP
11 13 (10.16%) XML
12 11 (8.59%) CSS
13 10 (7.81%) CSS3
14 8 (6.25%) iPhone SDK
15 6 (4.69%) UIKit
16 5 (3.91%) jQuery
16 5 (3.91%) Node.js
17 4 (3.13%) Android SDK
18 3 (2.34%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 45 (35.16%) Mobile App
2 39 (30.47%) iPhone
2 39 (30.47%) User Experience
3 27 (21.09%) Animation
4 25 (19.53%) iPad
5 18 (14.06%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.13%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.78%) Fintech
8 1 (0.78%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 125 (97.66%) Apple iOS
2 37 (28.91%) Android
3 8 (6.25%) Windows
4 4 (3.13%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.56%) Linux
5 2 (1.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (96.88%) iOS Development
2 97 (75.78%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (51.56%) TDD
4 50 (39.06%) Scrum
5 37 (28.91%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (24.22%) Unit Testing
7 29 (22.66%) OO
8 27 (21.09%) BDD
8 27 (21.09%) Mobile Development
9 24 (18.75%) Android Development
10 22 (17.19%) OOD
10 22 (17.19%) Pair Programming
11 20 (15.63%) E-Commerce
12 14 (10.94%) Software Engineering
13 12 (9.38%) High Availability
13 12 (9.38%) Test Automation
14 11 (8.59%) Systems Analysis
15 10 (7.81%) Automated Testing
15 10 (7.81%) Progressive Enhancement
16 9 (7.03%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 111 (86.72%) Apple Swift
2 110 (85.94%) Objective-C
3 36 (28.13%) JavaScript
4 24 (18.75%) Java
5 11 (8.59%) SQL
6 10 (7.81%) C++
7 5 (3.91%) C#
8 4 (3.13%) PHP
9 2 (1.56%) ES6
9 2 (1.56%) Ruby
10 1 (0.78%) C
10 1 (0.78%) ECMAScript
10 1 (0.78%) Scala
10 1 (0.78%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (3.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (11.72%) Apple
2 2 (1.56%) Google
2 2 (1.56%) Infor
2 2 (1.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.56%) Oracle
2 2 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (1.56%) SAP
3 1 (0.78%) Appcelerator
3 1 (0.78%) Facebook
3 1 (0.78%) PubNub
3 1 (0.78%) Splunk
3 1 (0.78%) Tealium
South East London
Edison Hill Ltd
Rate: 6 month contract
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