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 3 months to 28 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
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 403 381 380
Rank change year-on-year -22 -1  
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 19 53 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.092% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.75% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 42 44
Median daily rate £450 £494 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.86% +3.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £586 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £425 £381
% change year-on-year -8.82% +11.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £28.50 -
% change year-on-year +45.61% -  

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 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 7474 7044 7223
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.99% 32.45% 31.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 20428 21388 18863
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 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 51 163
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 £19.23 £15.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £195.00 £66.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 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 -10 4 £413 -16.45% 1
Hammersmith - 2 £450 -
Cocoa
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 39 (97.50%) Apple Swift
2 38 (95.00%) Apple iOS
3 35 (87.50%) iOS Development
3 35 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (82.50%) Objective-C
5 19 (47.50%) REST
6 17 (42.50%) Cocoa Touch
6 17 (42.50%) RESTful
7 16 (40.00%) Web Services
8 15 (37.50%) TDD
9 12 (30.00%) Git (software)
9 12 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (30.00%) Mobile App
10 11 (27.50%) Scrum
11 10 (25.00%) Apple
11 10 (25.00%) Test Automation
12 9 (22.50%) Android
12 9 (22.50%) JSON
12 9 (22.50%) Xcode
12 9 (22.50%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (22.50%) User Experience
12 9 (22.50%) Core Data
13 8 (20.00%) Bitbucket
13 8 (20.00%) SOAP
13 8 (20.00%) Computer Science
14 7 (17.50%) iPhone
14 7 (17.50%) Jenkins
14 7 (17.50%) iPad
14 7 (17.50%) Mobile Development
15 6 (15.00%) 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 3 (7.50%) Confluence
2 1 (2.50%) CMS
2 1 (2.50%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.00%) TestFlight
3 3 (7.50%) GitHub
3 3 (7.50%) Heroku
4 2 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) SSL
2 3 (7.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 5 (12.50%) SQLite
2 4 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (10.00%) CouchDB
2 4 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (22.50%) Xcode
3 8 (20.00%) Bitbucket
4 7 (17.50%) Jenkins
5 6 (15.00%) JIRA
6 5 (12.50%) Subversion
7 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (85.00%) Developer
1 34 (85.00%) iOS Developer
2 4 (10.00%) Senior Developer
2 4 (10.00%) Senior iOS Developer
2 4 (10.00%) UI Developer
2 4 (10.00%) UI/UX Developer
2 4 (10.00%) UX Developer
3 2 (5.00%) Android Developer
3 2 (5.00%) Architect
3 2 (5.00%) iOS Android Developer
3 2 (5.00%) Mac Engineer
3 2 (5.00%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (5.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (2.50%) Applications Developer
4 1 (2.50%) Digital Architect
4 1 (2.50%) Digital Technical Architect
4 1 (2.50%) Junior
4 1 (2.50%) Junior iOS Developer
4 1 (2.50%) Lead iOS Developer
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (47.50%) REST
2 17 (42.50%) Cocoa Touch
2 17 (42.50%) RESTful
3 16 (40.00%) Web Services
4 9 (22.50%) Core Data
4 9 (22.50%) JSON
5 8 (20.00%) SOAP
6 6 (15.00%) Core Animation
6 6 (15.00%) UIKit
7 5 (12.50%) HTML
7 5 (12.50%) HTML5
8 4 (10.00%) iOS SDK
9 3 (7.50%) jQuery
9 3 (7.50%) Node.js
10 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
10 2 (5.00%) CSS
10 2 (5.00%) CSS3
10 2 (5.00%) RxSwift
10 2 (5.00%) Spring
10 2 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 9 (22.50%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (22.50%) User Experience
3 8 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 7 (17.50%) iPad
4 7 (17.50%) iPhone
5 6 (15.00%) Animation
6 5 (12.50%) Blackberry
6 5 (12.50%) PKI
7 2 (5.00%) Algorithms
7 2 (5.00%) Data Structures
7 2 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (5.00%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (2.50%) Fintech
8 1 (2.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 38 (95.00%) Apple iOS
2 9 (22.50%) Android
3 3 (7.50%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 35 (87.50%) iOS Development
2 15 (37.50%) TDD
3 12 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (27.50%) Scrum
5 10 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 7 (17.50%) Mobile Development
7 6 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (15.00%) Unit Testing
8 5 (12.50%) BDD
8 5 (12.50%) Benchmarking
8 5 (12.50%) Cryptography
8 5 (12.50%) OO
8 5 (12.50%) Push Notifications
9 4 (10.00%) Adaptive Web Design
9 4 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (10.00%) Progressive Enhancement
9 4 (10.00%) Project Management
10 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 39 (97.50%) Apple Swift
2 33 (82.50%) Objective-C
3 5 (12.50%) Java
3 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (15.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Apple
2 2 (5.00%) Google
3 1 (2.50%) Splunk
3 1 (2.50%) Tealium
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