The table below looks at the statistics for Cocoa Touch skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cocoa Touch over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Cocoa Touch
Rank 119 115 97
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -18
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.042% 0.25% 0.058%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 1.00% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£388 £501 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.57% +17.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.55 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.55 £22.66
% change year-on-year
- +48.05%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
561 603 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.62% 25.39% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 343 210
Average daily rate £330 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 10
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £37.80 £133.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

Cocoa Touch
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cocoa Touch across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Cocoa Touch Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Cocoa Touch
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch across the West Midlands region.

Cocoa Touch Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Cocoa Touch
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cocoa Touch across the West Midlands region.

Cocoa Touch Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Cocoa Touch
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 6 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 6 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 6 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 6 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 5 (83.33%) Objective-C
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Subversion
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) iPhone
4 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (50.00%) HTML5
4 3 (50.00%) iPad
5 2 (33.33%) Android
5 2 (33.33%) Core Animation
5 2 (33.33%) Open Source
5 2 (33.33%) Animation
5 2 (33.33%) .NET
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) Xcode
5 2 (33.33%) Mobile Development
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Phone
5 2 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (33.33%) Analytics
6 1 (16.67%) Apple Swift
6 1 (16.67%) CSS3
6 1 (16.67%) UIKit
6 1 (16.67%) XML
6 1 (16.67%) Automotive

Cocoa Touch
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Xcode
General
1 1 (16.67%) Automotive
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
1 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) iOS Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior iOS Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Cocoa
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) Core Animation
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) OpenGL
5 1 (16.67%) CSS3
5 1 (16.67%) UIKit
5 1 (16.67%) Ajax
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (50.00%) iPhone
2 3 (50.00%) iPad
3 2 (33.33%) Animation
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Phone
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile Development
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Objective-C
2 1 (16.67%) Apple Swift
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Apple