The table below looks at the statistics for Cocoa 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 over the 3 months to 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa
Rank 529 487 423
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -64
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 62 77 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 0.55% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 58 88
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£381 £375 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -3.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £289 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £18.75

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
14612 14099 13778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.09% 27.54% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9984 9008 8637
Average daily rate £395 £375 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 303 361
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

Cocoa
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cocoa within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 December 2014.

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
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 29 December 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 -32 57 £381 +1.66% 12
London +9 43 £400 +6.66% 7
City of London +13 17 £400 +14.28% 3
South East -32 7 £325 -13.33% 4
North West -6 4 £350 +3.70%
Edinburgh -11 4 - -
Scotland -12 4 - - 2
Hampshire -21 4 £325 -13.33%
Southampton - 4 £325 -
South West - 3 £388 -
West Sussex - 2 £400 -
Berkshire -6 1 £325 -13.33% 1
Manchester -18 1 £325 -3.70%
Slough - 1 £325 -
Bristol - 1 £388 -
Camberley - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cardiff - - - - 2
Chelmsford - - - -
Chorley - - - -
Dartford - - - -
Derby - - - -
Farnham - - - - 1
Glasgow - - - - 2
Guildford - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Bath - - - -

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Cocoa 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.

1 146 (97.33%) Apple iOS
1 146 (97.33%) iOS Development
2 140 (93.33%) Objective-C
3 85 (56.67%) Cocoa Touch
4 67 (44.67%) Xcode
5 66 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
6 61 (40.67%) iPhone
7 50 (33.33%) iPad
8 48 (32.00%) iOS SDK
9 42 (28.00%) OO
10 39 (26.00%) Apple
11 38 (25.33%) Web Services
11 38 (25.33%) RESTful
12 37 (24.67%) Git (software)
12 37 (24.67%) JSON
12 37 (24.67%) Scrum
13 35 (23.33%) Mobile App
14 31 (20.67%) TDD
15 29 (19.33%) Subversion
16 28 (18.67%) Continuous Integration
17 26 (17.33%) SOAP
18 25 (16.67%) HTTP
19 24 (16.00%) Android
20 23 (15.33%) User Experience
21 20 (13.33%) XML
22 17 (11.33%) C++
22 17 (11.33%) UIKit
23 15 (10.00%) JavaScript
23 15 (10.00%) Computer Science
24 13 (8.67%) Kanban

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Cocoa 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.33%) Apache
1 2 (1.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.67%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.33%) GitHub
2 1 (0.67%) IaaS
2 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (16.67%) HTTP
2 5 (3.33%) Internet
3 2 (1.33%) Firewall
3 2 (1.33%) VPN
3 2 (1.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.00%) MySQL
2 2 (1.33%) SQLite
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 67 (44.67%) Xcode
2 37 (24.67%) Git (software)
3 29 (19.33%) Subversion
4 5 (3.33%) Mercurial
5 4 (2.67%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.33%) Bugzilla
6 2 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.33%) Calabash
7 1 (0.67%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.67%) MonoDevelop
7 1 (0.67%) Hudson
7 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.67%) JIRA
7 1 (0.67%) Selenium
General
1 12 (8.00%) Finance
2 7 (4.67%) Marketing
3 6 (4.00%) Publishing
4 5 (3.33%) Banking
5 4 (2.67%) Games
6 3 (2.00%) Retail
7 2 (1.33%) Advertising
8 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 147 (98.00%) Developer
2 131 (87.33%) iOS Developer
3 18 (12.00%) Mobile Developer
4 10 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 10 (6.67%) Senior iOS Developer
5 7 (4.67%) Applications Developer
6 5 (3.33%) Junior
6 5 (3.33%) Junior Developer
6 5 (3.33%) Android Developer
6 5 (3.33%) Junior iOS Developer
7 4 (2.67%) iPhone Developer
7 4 (2.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 4 (2.67%) Lead Developer
8 3 (2.00%) Mac Developer
9 2 (1.33%) iPad Developer
10 1 (0.67%) Java Mobile Developer
10 1 (0.67%) UI Programmer
10 1 (0.67%) iPhone Applications Developer
10 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com Developer
10 1 (0.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (56.67%) Cocoa Touch
2 48 (32.00%) iOS SDK
3 38 (25.33%) Web Services
3 38 (25.33%) RESTful
4 37 (24.67%) JSON
5 26 (17.33%) SOAP
6 20 (13.33%) XML
7 17 (11.33%) UIKit
8 12 (8.00%) REST
9 10 (6.67%) HTML
10 6 (4.00%) CSS
10 6 (4.00%) Core Animation
10 6 (4.00%) Android SDK
11 5 (3.33%) Xamarin.iOS
12 4 (2.67%) Ajax
13 3 (2.00%) jQuery
13 3 (2.00%) HTML5
14 2 (1.33%) CSS3
14 2 (1.33%) Sencha Touch
14 2 (1.33%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 61 (40.67%) iPhone
2 50 (33.33%) iPad
3 35 (23.33%) Mobile App
4 23 (15.33%) User Experience
5 15 (10.00%) Computer Science
6 13 (8.67%) Client/Server
7 11 (7.33%) Data Structures
8 10 (6.67%) Social Media
9 7 (4.67%) Animation
10 6 (4.00%) New Media
11 5 (3.33%) N-Tier
12 3 (2.00%) Blackberry
12 3 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (2.00%) Mobile Banking
12 3 (2.00%) Streaming Video
12 3 (2.00%) Video on Demand
12 3 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (1.33%) DTV
13 2 (1.33%) Video Editing
14 1 (0.67%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 146 (97.33%) Apple iOS
2 24 (16.00%) Android
3 6 (4.00%) Windows
4 5 (3.33%) Mac OS X
5 4 (2.67%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (97.33%) iOS Development
2 66 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (28.00%) OO
4 37 (24.67%) Scrum
5 31 (20.67%) TDD
6 28 (18.67%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (8.67%) Kanban
8 12 (8.00%) Android Development
9 11 (7.33%) OOP
10 8 (5.33%) E-Commerce
10 8 (5.33%) Memory Management
10 8 (5.33%) BDD
10 8 (5.33%) Unit Testing
10 8 (5.33%) Software Engineering
11 7 (4.67%) Multithreading
11 7 (4.67%) OOD
11 7 (4.67%) MVC
12 6 (4.00%) Web Design
12 6 (4.00%) Mobile Application Development
13 5 (3.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 140 (93.33%) Objective-C
2 17 (11.33%) C++
3 15 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (8.00%) Java
5 5 (3.33%) C#
6 4 (2.67%) SQL
6 4 (2.67%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.00%) PHP
8 1 (0.67%) Python
8 1 (0.67%) Perl
8 1 (0.67%) Ruby
8 1 (0.67%) XPath
8 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (4.00%) Degree
2 2 (1.33%) BC Cleared
2 2 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.67%) QA
Vendors
1 39 (26.00%) Apple
2 8 (5.33%) Facebook
3 4 (2.67%) Xamarin
3 4 (2.67%) Google
4 3 (2.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.33%) Yahoo!
5 2 (1.33%) Sencha
5 2 (1.33%) Oracle
5 2 (1.33%) Twitter
6 1 (0.67%) Symbian
6 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
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