The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Cocoa Touch skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cocoa Touch over the 3 months to 26 June 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 Touch
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 565 571 572
Rank change year-on-year +6 +1  
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 24 52 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.056% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.37% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 44
Median daily rate £420 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £412 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -4.70% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £28.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.50 -

Cocoa Touch is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13889 14144 14206
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.18% 29.02% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9642 10076 9673
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 167 198
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -3.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £18.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Cocoa Touch
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Cocoa Touch as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Cocoa Touch in England

Cocoa Touch
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cocoa Touch in England

Cocoa Touch
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cocoa Touch in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cocoa Touch in England

Cocoa Touch
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cocoa Touch in England

Cocoa Touch
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cocoa Touch within the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -15 11 £350 -26.31% 1
Yorkshire +31 7 £425 -15.00%
East Midlands - 4 £413 -
West Midlands +23 1 £350 - 1
East of England - 1 £400 - 1
Cocoa Touch
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cocoa Touch 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 England region with a requirement for Cocoa Touch.

1 46 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 45 (97.83%) Apple Swift
2 45 (97.83%) Objective-C
3 44 (95.65%) Cocoa
4 43 (93.48%) iOS Development
5 37 (80.43%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (56.52%) Xcode
7 25 (54.35%) RESTful
8 22 (47.83%) Scrum
8 22 (47.83%) User Experience
9 18 (39.13%) Mobile App
10 17 (36.96%) Unit Testing
11 16 (34.78%) OO
12 15 (32.61%) Core Data
13 13 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (28.26%) TDD
14 12 (26.09%) OOD
15 11 (23.91%) JSON
15 11 (23.91%) Android
15 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
16 10 (21.74%) SOAP
16 10 (21.74%) Web Services
16 10 (21.74%) Android Development
16 10 (21.74%) iOS SDK
16 10 (21.74%) REST
17 9 (19.57%) UIKit
17 9 (19.57%) Java
17 9 (19.57%) Core Animation
18 8 (17.39%) SQLite
18 8 (17.39%) Apple

Cocoa Touch
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.52%) Confluence
2 1 (2.17%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) TestFlight
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.35%) iTunes
4 1 (2.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) SQLite
2 5 (10.87%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.70%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (8.70%) CouchDB
3 4 (8.70%) MySQL
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (56.52%) Xcode
2 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
3 8 (17.39%) Bitbucket
4 6 (13.04%) Subversion
5 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
6 3 (6.52%) JIRA
7 1 (2.17%) Android Studio
7 1 (2.17%) CocoaPods
7 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (91.30%) Developer
1 42 (91.30%) iOS Developer
2 6 (13.04%) Mobile Developer
3 4 (8.70%) Android Developer
3 4 (8.70%) Applications Developer
3 4 (8.70%) iOS Android Developer
3 4 (8.70%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 4 (8.70%) UI Developer
3 4 (8.70%) UI/UX Developer
3 4 (8.70%) UX Developer
4 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
4 3 (6.52%) Senior iOS Developer
5 2 (4.35%) iPad Developer
5 2 (4.35%) Mac Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Objective-C Developer
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Java Android Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Java Applications Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Java Mobile Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Lead iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (95.65%) Cocoa
2 25 (54.35%) RESTful
3 15 (32.61%) Core Data
4 11 (23.91%) JSON
5 10 (21.74%) iOS SDK
5 10 (21.74%) REST
5 10 (21.74%) SOAP
5 10 (21.74%) Web Services
6 9 (19.57%) Core Animation
6 9 (19.57%) UIKit
7 6 (13.04%) HTML
7 6 (13.04%) HTML5
8 5 (10.87%) Android SDK
9 4 (8.70%) jQuery
9 4 (8.70%) XML
10 1 (2.17%) Node.js
10 1 (2.17%) Spring Boot
10 1 (2.17%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 22 (47.83%) User Experience
2 18 (39.13%) Mobile App
3 7 (15.22%) Animation
3 7 (15.22%) Computer Science
4 5 (10.87%) Blackberry
4 5 (10.87%) iPhone
4 5 (10.87%) PKI
5 4 (8.70%) iPad
6 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (4.35%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (2.17%) Social Media
8 1 (2.17%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 11 (23.91%) Android
3 3 (6.52%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (93.48%) iOS Development
2 37 (80.43%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (47.83%) Scrum
4 17 (36.96%) Unit Testing
5 16 (34.78%) OO
6 13 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (28.26%) TDD
7 12 (26.09%) OOD
8 10 (21.74%) Android Development
9 7 (15.22%) Push Notifications
10 6 (13.04%) Software Engineering
11 5 (10.87%) Benchmarking
11 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (10.87%) Cryptography
11 5 (10.87%) Mobile Application Development
12 4 (8.70%) Adaptive Web Design
12 4 (8.70%) Progressive Enhancement
12 4 (8.70%) Project Management
12 4 (8.70%) Test Automation
13 3 (6.52%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 45 (97.83%) Apple Swift
1 45 (97.83%) Objective-C
2 9 (19.57%) Java
3 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.70%) SQL
5 2 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Computer Science Degree
1 7 (15.22%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Apple
2 1 (2.17%) Splunk
2 1 (2.17%) Tealium
2 1 (2.17%) Xamarin