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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Cocoa Touch
England / London
Rank 401 410 397
Rank change year-on-year +9 -13  
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 7 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.037% 0.046% 0.072%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.14% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 14
Median daily rate £479 £500 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.25% +12.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £510 £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 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 6609 6966 6264
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 34.69% 31.70% 30.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4927 5216 4521
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 £340 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 29 27
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +82.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.64 £22.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £115.00 £55.00 £55.00
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 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 22 March 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 22 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
City of London +1 3 £550 +4.76%
Cocoa Touch
England

Cocoa Touch
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 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 London region with a requirement for Cocoa Touch.

1 24 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 24 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 23 (95.83%) Cocoa
2 23 (95.83%) Objective-C
3 21 (87.50%) Apple Swift
4 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (70.83%) TDD
6 15 (62.50%) Mobile App
7 14 (58.33%) Core Data
8 12 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (41.67%) Web Services
9 10 (41.67%) REST
10 9 (37.50%) SOAP
10 9 (37.50%) Scrum
10 9 (37.50%) Android
10 9 (37.50%) Animation
10 9 (37.50%) Unit Testing
10 9 (37.50%) MongoDB
10 9 (37.50%) Core Animation
11 8 (33.33%) CouchDB
11 8 (33.33%) BDD
11 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
11 8 (33.33%) Test Automation
11 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
11 8 (33.33%) E-Commerce
11 8 (33.33%) Mobile Development
12 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
12 7 (29.17%) SQLite
13 6 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
13 6 (25.00%) Progressive Enhancement

Cocoa Touch
Top Related 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 (12.50%) Confluence
2 1 (4.17%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (25.00%) TestFlight
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.17%) GitHub
3 1 (4.17%) iTunes
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) MongoDB
2 8 (33.33%) CouchDB
3 7 (29.17%) SQLite
4 6 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
3 6 (25.00%) Xcode
4 3 (12.50%) Bitbucket
4 3 (12.50%) Calabash
4 3 (12.50%) JIRA
4 3 (12.50%) Travis CI
5 1 (4.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Retail
3 2 (8.33%) Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (95.83%) Developer
2 22 (91.67%) iOS Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Senior Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Senior iOS Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Lead Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Lead iOS Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Objective-C Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce Developer
6 1 (4.17%) iPad Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (95.83%) Cocoa
2 14 (58.33%) Core Data
3 10 (41.67%) REST
3 10 (41.67%) Web Services
4 9 (37.50%) Core Animation
4 9 (37.50%) SOAP
5 5 (20.83%) JSON
6 4 (16.67%) HTML
6 4 (16.67%) HTML5
7 3 (12.50%) iOS SDK
7 3 (12.50%) jQuery
7 3 (12.50%) UIKit
8 2 (8.33%) Node.js
9 1 (4.17%) RESTful
9 1 (4.17%) Spring Boot
9 1 (4.17%) TensorFlow
9 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (62.50%) Mobile App
2 9 (37.50%) Animation
3 4 (16.67%) iPhone
4 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.33%) iPad
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (4.17%) User Experience
5 1 (4.17%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 9 (37.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (70.83%) TDD
4 12 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (37.50%) Scrum
5 9 (37.50%) Unit Testing
6 8 (33.33%) BDD
6 8 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 8 (33.33%) Mobile Development
6 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 8 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 6 (25.00%) Progressive Enhancement
8 4 (16.67%) Android Development
9 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 3 (12.50%) Multithreading
10 2 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (8.33%) Mobile Commerce
10 2 (8.33%) OO
10 2 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) Objective-C
2 21 (87.50%) Apple Swift
3 6 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (12.50%) C++
4 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.33%) Ruby
6 1 (4.17%) C
6 1 (4.17%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Apple
2 1 (4.17%) Appcelerator
2 1 (4.17%) Splunk
2 1 (4.17%) Tealium