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 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.071% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £460 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £425 £334
% change year-on-year -3.52% +27.34%  
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 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 482 445 387
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 34.33% 24.49% 23.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 300 243
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £17.30 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +131.21% -53.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £17.30 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £17.30 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

Cocoa Touch
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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 28 April 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 5 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 5 (100.00%) Xcode
1 5 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 5 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 5 (100.00%) Apple Swift
2 4 (80.00%) CocoaPods
2 4 (80.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (80.00%) TestFlight
2 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (80.00%) Android Studio
2 4 (80.00%) Change Control
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (80.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 4 (80.00%) Android Development
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Mac OS X
2 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (80.00%) SQLite
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Android
2 4 (80.00%) iPhone
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (20.00%) 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) TestFlight
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (80.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Xcode
2 4 (80.00%) Android Studio
2 4 (80.00%) CocoaPods
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) iOS Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Android Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Applications Developer
2 4 (80.00%) iOS Android Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Java Android Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Java Applications Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Java Mobile Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Cocoa
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) iPhone
1 4 (80.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (80.00%) Android
2 4 (80.00%) Mac OS X
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 4 (80.00%) Android Development
2 4 (80.00%) Change Control
2 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 5 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) BPSS Clearance