The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 27 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
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 413 405 401
Rank change year-on-year -8 -4  
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 11 22 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.053% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.31% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 23
Median daily rate £350 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.31% +5.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -4.70% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 7469 7068 7228
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.88% 32.45% 31.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5550 5424 5248
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 25 49
Median hourly rate £31.00 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +77.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.00 £16.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £190.00 £60.00
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Cocoa Touch
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cocoa Touch in London

Cocoa Touch
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cocoa Touch in London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cocoa Touch in London

Cocoa Touch
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 27 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
City of London -12 2 £525 +6.32%
Cocoa Touch
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 London region with a requirement for Cocoa Touch.

1 19 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 19 (100.00%) Apple Swift
2 18 (94.74%) Objective-C
3 17 (89.47%) Cocoa
4 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (84.21%) iOS Development
5 11 (57.89%) Core Data
6 10 (52.63%) TDD
6 10 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (47.37%) Git (software)
7 9 (47.37%) Web Services
8 8 (42.11%) SOAP
8 8 (42.11%) Apple
8 8 (42.11%) Bitbucket
8 8 (42.11%) Mobile App
9 7 (36.84%) REST
9 7 (36.84%) Push Notifications
9 7 (36.84%) Xcode
9 7 (36.84%) SQLite
10 6 (31.58%) Core Animation
10 6 (31.58%) Animation
10 6 (31.58%) JSON
10 6 (31.58%) UIKit
10 6 (31.58%) User Experience
11 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (26.32%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (26.32%) Subversion
11 5 (26.32%) Cryptography
11 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
11 5 (26.32%) PKI

Cocoa Touch
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) Confluence
2 1 (5.26%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (21.05%) TestFlight
2 2 (10.53%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQLite
2 5 (26.32%) MongoDB
3 4 (21.05%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (21.05%) CouchDB
3 4 (21.05%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Git (software)
2 8 (42.11%) Bitbucket
3 7 (36.84%) Xcode
4 5 (26.32%) Subversion
5 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
6 3 (15.79%) JIRA
7 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
1 15 (78.95%) iOS Developer
2 4 (21.05%) UI Developer
2 4 (21.05%) UI/UX Developer
2 4 (21.05%) UX Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior iOS Developer
4 2 (10.53%) iPad Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Mac Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Objective-C Developer
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Android Developer
5 1 (5.26%) iOS Android Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Lead iOS Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (89.47%) Cocoa
2 11 (57.89%) Core Data
3 9 (47.37%) Web Services
4 8 (42.11%) SOAP
5 7 (36.84%) REST
6 6 (31.58%) Core Animation
6 6 (31.58%) JSON
6 6 (31.58%) UIKit
7 5 (26.32%) HTML
7 5 (26.32%) HTML5
7 5 (26.32%) RESTful
8 3 (15.79%) iOS SDK
8 3 (15.79%) jQuery
8 3 (15.79%) XML
9 1 (5.26%) Node.js
9 1 (5.26%) Spring Boot
9 1 (5.26%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Mobile App
2 6 (31.58%) Animation
2 6 (31.58%) User Experience
3 5 (26.32%) Blackberry
3 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
3 5 (26.32%) PKI
4 2 (10.53%) iPad
4 2 (10.53%) iPhone
4 2 (10.53%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (5.26%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (21.05%) Android
3 3 (15.79%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (84.21%) iOS Development
2 10 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (52.63%) TDD
3 7 (36.84%) Push Notifications
4 5 (26.32%) Benchmarking
4 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (26.32%) Cryptography
4 5 (26.32%) Scrum
4 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
4 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Adaptive Web Design
5 4 (21.05%) Progressive Enhancement
5 4 (21.05%) Project Management
5 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.79%) Android Development
6 3 (15.79%) Memory Management
6 3 (15.79%) OO
6 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
7 2 (10.53%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Apple Swift
2 18 (94.74%) Objective-C
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.53%) C++
6 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Apple
2 1 (5.26%) Splunk
2 1 (5.26%) Tealium