The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the West Midlands region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa Touch
Rank 113 95 103
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +8
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.042% 0.056% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.22% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate £275 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
596 455 551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.31% 25.45% 24.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 233 282
Average daily rate £325 £313 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £241 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 15 20
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Cocoa Touch
England

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 10 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 1 (100.00%) Xcode
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) iOS SDK
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone Developer
1 1 (100.00%) iPad Developer
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 1 (100.00%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Apple