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 29 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa Touch
Rank 119 107 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.077% 0.096% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 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
650 581 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.15% 27.92% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 361 324
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 15
Average hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.50 £24.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £175.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 7 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 7 (100.00%) Cocoa
2 5 (71.43%) Memory Management
2 5 (71.43%) SAP
2 5 (71.43%) OOP
2 5 (71.43%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (14.29%) Xcode
4 1 (14.29%) iOS SDK
4 1 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) UIKit
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) SQLite
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Information Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) Social Media
4 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Subversion
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) Google
4 1 (14.29%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQLite
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Xcode
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
1 1 (14.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Mobility Architect
1 5 (71.43%) Architect
2 4 (57.14%) SAP Architect
3 1 (14.29%) iOS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Cocoa
2 1 (14.29%) iOS SDK
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) UIKit
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) Ajax
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Memory Management
1 5 (71.43%) OOP
1 5 (71.43%) OO
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Google