Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Cocoa skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cocoa over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Apple Cocoa
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 240 210 258
Rank change year-on-year -30 +48 +8
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 6 38 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.085% 0.58% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 1.61% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 34 12
City of London median daily rate £463 £494 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.33% +36.21% -
10th Percentile £361 £413 £225
90th Percentile £524 £575 £584
Central London median daily rate £465 £500 £363
% change year-on-year -7.00% +37.93% -1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Cocoa is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2694 2367 2843
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.01% 35.89% 31.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2259 2006 2349
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 14
City of London median hourly rate £22.99 £35.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.31% -9.68% +29.17%
10th Percentile £20.28 £19.00 £12.40
90th Percentile £33.75 £56.31 £66.25
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -38.57% -9.68% +29.17%

Cocoa
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Cocoa as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Cocoa in the City of London

Cocoa
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cocoa in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cocoa in the City of London

Cocoa
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cocoa in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cocoa in the City of London

Cocoa
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cocoa in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Cocoa.

1 6 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 6 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 6 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 5 (83.33%) Apple Swift
2 5 (83.33%) Mobile App
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) Cocoa Touch
4 2 (33.33%) TestFlight
4 2 (33.33%) Adaptive Web Design
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) SQLite
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (33.33%) Progressive Enhancement
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) CouchDB
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) Android

Cocoa
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (33.33%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (33.33%) CouchDB
1 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) iOS Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Senior Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Senior iOS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Android Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
2 1 (16.67%) iOS Android Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Android Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Applications Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior iOS Android Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) Android SDK
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Adaptive Web Design
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) Progressive Enhancement
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 5 (83.33%) Apple Swift
3 2 (33.33%) SQL