Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 6 months to 21 July 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 148 146
Rank change year-on-year +9 -2 -20
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.071% 0.054% 0.031%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.21% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Manchester median daily rate £460 £410 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.20% - -
North West median daily rate £460 £410 £338
% change year-on-year +12.20% +21.48% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Manchester median hourly rate - £28.50 -
North West 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 Manchester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 956 961 752
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 33.96% 26.14% 23.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 663 495
Manchester median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £256
90th Percentile £509 £513 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £377 £375
% change year-on-year +6.10% +0.53% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 6 8
Manchester median hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.03% -16.77% +34.78%
10th Percentile £14.75 £16.15 £25.10
90th Percentile £47.25 £43.25 £41.13
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% +12.48%

Cocoa Touch
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Cocoa Touch in Manchester

Cocoa Touch
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cocoa Touch in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Cocoa Touch.

1 2 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 2 (100.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (50.00%) CocoaPods
2 1 (50.00%) QuartzCore
2 1 (50.00%) Core Data
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Animation
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Core Animation
2 1 (50.00%) Xcode
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum

Cocoa Touch
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) CocoaPods
1 1 (50.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Cocoa
2 1 (50.00%) Core Animation
2 1 (50.00%) Core Data
2 1 (50.00%) QuartzCore
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Animation
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C