The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Cocoa skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cocoa 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
UK / England
Rank 523 560 535
Rank change year-on-year +37 -25  
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 54 52 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.41% 0.38% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 44 35
Median daily rate £425 £456 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.84% +14.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Median hourly rate £44.50 - £34.20
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.30 - £32.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £131.10 - £43.32
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 - £34.20

Cocoa 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
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Cocoa 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 in England

Cocoa
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cocoa in England

Cocoa
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cocoa in England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cocoa in England

Cocoa
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cocoa in England

Cocoa
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cocoa in England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cocoa in England

Cocoa
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 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
London +4 23 £450 -10.00% 3
Yorkshire +17 11 £410 +2.50% 1
East of England +3 9 £275 -29.03% 8
South East +14 5 - -
North West +22 3 £450 - 2
West Midlands +14 1 £350 -6.66% 1
East Midlands - 1 £400 - 1
South West - 1 £425 - 2
Cocoa
UK

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 England region with a requirement for Cocoa.

1 95 (95.00%) Apple iOS
1 95 (95.00%) iOS Development
2 92 (92.00%) Apple Swift
3 87 (87.00%) Objective-C
4 71 (71.00%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (47.00%) RESTful
6 44 (44.00%) Cocoa Touch
7 42 (42.00%) TDD
8 40 (40.00%) Mobile App
9 39 (39.00%) Xcode
10 37 (37.00%) Scrum
11 31 (31.00%) REST
12 30 (30.00%) iPhone
13 29 (29.00%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (28.00%) JavaScript
15 27 (27.00%) User Experience
15 27 (27.00%) Jenkins
16 26 (26.00%) Web Services
16 26 (26.00%) Android
17 25 (25.00%) Core Data
18 24 (24.00%) iOS SDK
19 23 (23.00%) Java
20 22 (22.00%) HTML
21 21 (21.00%) Core Animation
21 21 (21.00%) Unit Testing
21 21 (21.00%) Animation
22 20 (20.00%) Git (software)
22 20 (20.00%) JSON
23 19 (19.00%) OOD
24 16 (16.00%) Pair Programming

Cocoa
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 (3.00%) Confluence
2 2 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.00%) Apache
3 1 (1.00%) Mule
3 1 (1.00%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (2.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.00%) GitHub
2 10 (10.00%) TestFlight
3 8 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.00%) Heroku
5 2 (2.00%) Office 365
5 2 (2.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.00%) Network Security
2 2 (2.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.00%) SQLite
2 9 (9.00%) MongoDB
3 8 (8.00%) CouchDB
4 6 (6.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (6.00%) MySQL
5 4 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 39 (39.00%) Xcode
2 27 (27.00%) Jenkins
3 20 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 10 (10.00%) JIRA
4 10 (10.00%) JUnit
5 6 (6.00%) CocoaPods
6 5 (5.00%) Bitbucket
7 4 (4.00%) Android Studio
7 4 (4.00%) Travis CI
8 3 (3.00%) Calabash
9 2 (2.00%) Babel
9 2 (2.00%) Gradle
9 2 (2.00%) Hudson
10 1 (1.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (1.00%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.00%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.00%) Maven
10 1 (1.00%) Subversion
10 1 (1.00%) webpack
General
1 9 (9.00%) Automotive
1 9 (9.00%) Retail
2 4 (4.00%) Finance
2 4 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.00%) Games
3 2 (2.00%) Publishing
4 1 (1.00%) Banking
4 1 (1.00%) Marketing
4 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 94 (94.00%) Developer
2 93 (93.00%) iOS Developer
3 10 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 10 (10.00%) Senior iOS Developer
4 7 (7.00%) Android Developer
4 7 (7.00%) Applications Developer
4 7 (7.00%) iOS Android Developer
4 7 (7.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 7 (7.00%) Mobile Developer
4 7 (7.00%) Objective-C Developer
5 5 (5.00%) Architect
5 5 (5.00%) Technical Architect
6 4 (4.00%) Java Android Developer
6 4 (4.00%) Java Applications Developer
6 4 (4.00%) Java Developer
6 4 (4.00%) Java Mobile Developer
6 4 (4.00%) Lead Developer
6 4 (4.00%) Lead iOS Developer
7 3 (3.00%) E-Commerce Developer
8 2 (2.00%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (47.00%) RESTful
2 44 (44.00%) Cocoa Touch
3 31 (31.00%) REST
4 26 (26.00%) Web Services
5 25 (25.00%) Core Data
6 24 (24.00%) iOS SDK
7 22 (22.00%) HTML
8 21 (21.00%) Core Animation
9 20 (20.00%) JSON
10 11 (11.00%) HTML5
10 11 (11.00%) XML
11 10 (10.00%) iPhone SDK
11 10 (10.00%) SOAP
12 8 (8.00%) CSS
13 7 (7.00%) CSS3
13 7 (7.00%) Node.js
14 5 (5.00%) Android SDK
14 5 (5.00%) Spring
15 4 (4.00%) AngularJS
15 4 (4.00%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 40 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 30 (30.00%) iPhone
3 27 (27.00%) User Experience
4 21 (21.00%) Animation
5 15 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (14.00%) iPad
7 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.00%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.00%) Fintech
8 1 (1.00%) Mobile Games
8 1 (1.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 95 (95.00%) Apple iOS
2 26 (26.00%) Android
3 8 (8.00%) Windows
4 5 (5.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.00%) Linux
5 1 (1.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (95.00%) iOS Development
2 71 (71.00%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (42.00%) TDD
4 37 (37.00%) Scrum
5 29 (29.00%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (21.00%) Unit Testing
7 19 (19.00%) OOD
8 16 (16.00%) Mobile Development
8 16 (16.00%) Pair Programming
9 15 (15.00%) OO
10 13 (13.00%) BDD
11 12 (12.00%) Android Development
11 12 (12.00%) Push Notifications
12 11 (11.00%) MVC
12 11 (11.00%) OOA/OOD
13 9 (9.00%) E-Commerce
14 8 (8.00%) Software Engineering
14 8 (8.00%) Test Automation
15 6 (6.00%) Automated Testing
15 6 (6.00%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 92 (92.00%) Apple Swift
2 87 (87.00%) Objective-C
3 28 (28.00%) JavaScript
4 23 (23.00%) Java
5 12 (12.00%) C++
6 7 (7.00%) SQL
7 5 (5.00%) C#
8 2 (2.00%) ES6
8 2 (2.00%) Ruby
9 1 (1.00%) C
9 1 (1.00%) ECMAScript
9 1 (1.00%) Scala
9 1 (1.00%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (7.00%) Apple
2 4 (4.00%) Google
3 2 (2.00%) Infor
3 2 (2.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.00%) Oracle
3 2 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.00%) SAP
4 1 (1.00%) Appcelerator
4 1 (1.00%) Facebook
4 1 (1.00%) PubNub
4 1 (1.00%) Splunk
4 1 (1.00%) Tealium
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
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