Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Cocoa skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cocoa over the 6 months to 23 November 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
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 560 509 515
Rank change year-on-year -51 +6 -4
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 75 110 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.43% 0.71% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 98 101
London median daily rate £493 £456 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.95% +1.39% +12.50%
10th Percentile £410 £379 £313
90th Percentile £550 £575 £613
England median daily rate £475 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year +73.61% +16.13% -31.11%

Cocoa is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 17426 15521 15041
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 36.99% 34.34% 32.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13294 11606 11199
London median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £308
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 72 91
London median hourly rate £33.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £19.13 £19.23 £14.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £57.44 £55.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

Cocoa
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Cocoa as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Cocoa in London

Cocoa
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cocoa in London

Cocoa
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cocoa in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cocoa in London

Cocoa
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cocoa in London

Cocoa
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 within the London region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West London +12 16 £518 -
Central London -32 6 £464 -7.25%
Cocoa
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 London region with a requirement for Cocoa.

1 75 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 75 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 64 (85.33%) Objective-C
3 61 (81.33%) Apple Swift
4 51 (68.00%) Xcode
5 50 (66.67%) User Experience
6 49 (65.33%) OO
7 48 (64.00%) TDD
7 48 (64.00%) RESTful
8 44 (58.67%) Scrum
9 43 (57.33%) Agile Software Development
10 42 (56.00%) OOD
11 40 (53.33%) Apple
11 40 (53.33%) iPad
11 40 (53.33%) iPhone
12 34 (45.33%) Unit Testing
13 32 (42.67%) Publishing
14 31 (41.33%) CMS
14 31 (41.33%) Content Management
14 31 (41.33%) Acceptance Criteria
15 25 (33.33%) Mobile Development
15 25 (33.33%) BDD
16 22 (29.33%) Software Engineering
17 19 (25.33%) SOLID
18 17 (22.67%) Mobile App
18 17 (22.67%) GitHub
19 16 (21.33%) Degree
19 16 (21.33%) Computer Science
19 16 (21.33%) Master's Degree
19 16 (21.33%) Computer Science Degree

Cocoa
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 31 (41.33%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 17 (22.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 51 (68.00%) Xcode
2 3 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (4.00%) CocoaPods
2 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.00%) Subversion
3 1 (1.33%) Appium
General
1 32 (42.67%) Publishing
2 6 (8.00%) Finance
3 3 (4.00%) Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Advertising
4 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 73 (97.33%) Developer
1 73 (97.33%) iOS Developer
2 7 (9.33%) Senior Developer
2 7 (9.33%) Senior iOS Developer
3 4 (5.33%) Objective-C Developer
4 3 (4.00%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (2.67%) Android Developer
5 2 (2.67%) Applications Developer
5 2 (2.67%) iOS Android Developer
5 2 (2.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (1.33%) Developer in Test
6 1 (1.33%) Lead Developer
6 1 (1.33%) Lead iOS Developer
6 1 (1.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (1.33%) Senior Android Developer
6 1 (1.33%) Senior Applications Developer
6 1 (1.33%) Senior iOS Android Developer
6 1 (1.33%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (1.33%) Senior Mobile Developer
6 1 (1.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (64.00%) RESTful
2 13 (17.33%) Cocoa Touch
3 8 (10.67%) iOS SDK
3 8 (10.67%) RxSwift
4 6 (8.00%) UIKit
5 5 (6.67%) Core Data
6 4 (5.33%) React Native
7 3 (4.00%) Web Services
8 2 (2.67%) Core Animation
8 2 (2.67%) JSON
8 2 (2.67%) SOAP
9 1 (1.33%) Android SDK
9 1 (1.33%) CSS
9 1 (1.33%) CSS3
9 1 (1.33%) HTML
9 1 (1.33%) HTML5
9 1 (1.33%) REST
9 1 (1.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 50 (66.67%) User Experience
2 40 (53.33%) iPad
2 40 (53.33%) iPhone
3 17 (22.67%) Mobile App
4 16 (21.33%) Computer Science
5 7 (9.33%) Fintech
6 3 (4.00%) State Machine
7 2 (2.67%) Animation
7 2 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.67%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 75 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.33%) Android
3 1 (1.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 49 (65.33%) OO
3 48 (64.00%) TDD
4 44 (58.67%) Scrum
5 43 (57.33%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (56.00%) OOD
7 34 (45.33%) Unit Testing
8 31 (41.33%) Acceptance Criteria
8 31 (41.33%) Content Management
9 25 (33.33%) BDD
9 25 (33.33%) Mobile Development
10 22 (29.33%) Software Engineering
11 19 (25.33%) SOLID
12 11 (14.67%) Software Delivery
13 9 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (10.67%) E-Commerce
15 6 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
15 6 (8.00%) Mobile Application Development
15 6 (8.00%) MVVM
16 4 (5.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 64 (85.33%) Objective-C
2 61 (81.33%) Apple Swift
3 3 (4.00%) Java
4 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (21.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 16 (21.33%) Degree
1 16 (21.33%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 40 (53.33%) Apple
2 3 (4.00%) SAP