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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Cocoa Touch
UK / England
Rank 555 591 550
Rank change year-on-year +36 -41  
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 22 21 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.053% 0.043% 0.086%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.15% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 23
Median daily rate £425 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.10% +15.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -5.55% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £34.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £34.20

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 13018 13721 12913
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 31.56% 28.19% 27.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9027 9615 8469
Median daily rate £425 £410 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +5.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 215 175
Median hourly rate £42.00 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.38% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.40 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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
Yorkshire +19 11 £410 - 1
London +15 8 £458 -6.15%
North West +21 2 £443 - 1
South East +11 1 - -
Cocoa Touch
UK

Cocoa Touch
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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
1 46 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 45 (97.83%) Objective-C
3 44 (95.65%) Cocoa
4 43 (93.48%) Apple Swift
5 32 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (47.83%) Xcode
6 22 (47.83%) Mobile App
7 21 (45.65%) Scrum
8 17 (36.96%) Unit Testing
8 17 (36.96%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (36.96%) Core Data
9 16 (34.78%) TDD
9 16 (34.78%) Android
10 15 (32.61%) RESTful
10 15 (32.61%) User Experience
11 12 (26.09%) REST
11 12 (26.09%) Git (software)
11 12 (26.09%) SQLite
12 11 (23.91%) Animation
12 11 (23.91%) Core Animation
12 11 (23.91%) Web Services
12 11 (23.91%) Jenkins
12 11 (23.91%) Android Development
13 10 (21.74%) TestFlight
13 10 (21.74%) OO
14 9 (19.57%) Java
14 9 (19.57%) SOAP
14 9 (19.57%) iPhone
14 9 (19.57%) MongoDB

Cocoa Touch
Top Related 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 10 (21.74%) TestFlight
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.35%) iTunes
4 1 (2.17%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) SQLite
2 9 (19.57%) MongoDB
3 8 (17.39%) CouchDB
4 6 (13.04%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (13.04%) MySQL
5 4 (8.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (47.83%) Xcode
2 12 (26.09%) Git (software)
3 11 (23.91%) Jenkins
4 5 (10.87%) CocoaPods
5 4 (8.70%) Android Studio
6 3 (6.52%) Bitbucket
6 3 (6.52%) Calabash
6 3 (6.52%) JIRA
6 3 (6.52%) Travis CI
7 1 (2.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Publishing
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (97.83%) Developer
2 44 (95.65%) iOS Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Senior Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Senior iOS Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Mobile Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Applications Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Objective-C Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Android Developer
6 4 (8.70%) iOS Android Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Java Android Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Java Applications Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Java Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Java Mobile Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Lead Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Lead iOS Developer
7 2 (4.35%) iPad Developer
7 2 (4.35%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.17%) E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (95.65%) Cocoa
2 17 (36.96%) Core Data
3 15 (32.61%) RESTful
4 12 (26.09%) REST
5 11 (23.91%) Core Animation
5 11 (23.91%) Web Services
6 9 (19.57%) SOAP
7 7 (15.22%) JSON
8 6 (13.04%) iOS SDK
9 5 (10.87%) HTML
9 5 (10.87%) HTML5
10 3 (6.52%) Android SDK
10 3 (6.52%) jQuery
10 3 (6.52%) UIKit
11 2 (4.35%) Node.js
11 2 (4.35%) XML
12 1 (2.17%) Spring Boot
12 1 (2.17%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 22 (47.83%) Mobile App
2 15 (32.61%) User Experience
3 11 (23.91%) Animation
4 9 (19.57%) iPhone
5 3 (6.52%) iPad
6 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.35%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (2.17%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 16 (34.78%) Android
3 4 (8.70%) Mac OS X
3 4 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 32 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (45.65%) Scrum
4 17 (36.96%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (36.96%) Unit Testing
5 16 (34.78%) TDD
6 11 (23.91%) Android Development
7 10 (21.74%) OO
8 8 (17.39%) OOD
8 8 (17.39%) Software Engineering
8 8 (17.39%) Test Automation
9 7 (15.22%) BDD
9 7 (15.22%) E-Commerce
9 7 (15.22%) Mobile Development
10 6 (13.04%) Mobile Application Development
10 6 (13.04%) Progressive Enhancement
11 4 (8.70%) Change Control
11 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
11 4 (8.70%) Push Notifications
12 3 (6.52%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 45 (97.83%) Objective-C
2 43 (93.48%) Apple Swift
3 9 (19.57%) Java
4 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
5 6 (13.04%) SQL
6 4 (8.70%) C++
7 2 (4.35%) Ruby
8 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Apple
2 1 (2.17%) Appcelerator
2 1 (2.17%) Splunk
2 1 (2.17%) Tealium
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