Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 19 October 2018 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
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 864 833 807
Rank change year-on-year -31 -26 -22
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 22 47 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.047% 0.093%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.061% 0.15% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 38 68
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -13.92% +23.44%
10th Percentile £395 £346 £281
90th Percentile £525 £479 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £450
% change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
UK median hourly rate - £33.54 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +17.68% -8.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.54 £28.50
% change year-on-year - +17.68% -8.06%

Cocoa Touch 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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 35,962 32,047 32,361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.88% 32.23% 30.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,313 22,481 22,491
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £295
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 322 366 382
UK median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.83% +6.67% +0.13%
10th Percentile £15.30 £18.25 £13.50
90th Percentile £59.88 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.31 £36.00
% change year-on-year +1.72% +11.96% -3.94%

Cocoa Touch
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cocoa Touch in the UK

Cocoa Touch
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cocoa Touch in the UK

Cocoa Touch
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cocoa Touch over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cocoa Touch in the UK

Cocoa Touch
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cocoa Touch in the UK

Cocoa Touch
Top 10 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. 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
UK excluding London -24 16 £450 +20.00% 8
England -50 14 £450 +5.88% 10
Scotland -25 7 - - 3
London -25 5 £500 +17.65% 5
South East - 5 £450 - 1
Midlands -12 3 £450 +9.09%
East Midlands +3 2 £500 +21.21%
North West -19 1 £400 +26.98%
West Midlands -24 1 £400 -3.03%
North of England -25 1 £400 -5.88%

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cocoa Touch also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Cocoa Touch.

1 22 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 22 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 21 (95.45%) Cocoa
3 20 (90.91%) Objective-C
3 20 (90.91%) Apple Swift
4 17 (77.27%) Mobile App
5 16 (72.73%) iOS SDK
6 15 (68.18%) JSON
7 14 (63.64%) Git (software)
8 12 (54.55%) SQLite
8 12 (54.55%) Apple
8 12 (54.55%) Web Services
9 11 (50.00%) RESTful
10 10 (45.45%) Xcode
11 9 (40.91%) UIKit
11 9 (40.91%) CocoaPods
12 8 (36.36%) OO
12 8 (36.36%) JIRA
13 7 (31.82%) Google Maps API
13 7 (31.82%) iPhone
13 7 (31.82%) C#
13 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
13 7 (31.82%) Google
13 7 (31.82%) Core Data
14 6 (27.27%) XML
14 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
15 5 (22.73%) REST
15 5 (22.73%) SOAP
15 5 (22.73%) Mobile Development
16 4 (18.18%) React

Cocoa Touch
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Bluetooth
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) SQLite
2 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (63.64%) Git (software)
2 10 (45.45%) Xcode
3 9 (40.91%) CocoaPods
4 8 (36.36%) JIRA
5 1 (4.55%) Bitbucket
5 1 (4.55%) GoCD
5 1 (4.55%) Mercurial
5 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.55%) Games
1 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Developer
1 22 (100.00%) iOS Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Android Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Applications Developer
3 2 (9.09%) iOS Android Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Senior iOS Developer
4 1 (4.55%) iPhone Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Lead iOS Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) Cocoa
2 16 (72.73%) iOS SDK
3 15 (68.18%) JSON
4 12 (54.55%) Web Services
5 11 (50.00%) RESTful
6 9 (40.91%) UIKit
7 7 (31.82%) Core Data
7 7 (31.82%) Google Maps API
8 6 (27.27%) XML
9 5 (22.73%) REST
9 5 (22.73%) SOAP
10 4 (18.18%) Ajax
10 4 (18.18%) HTML
10 4 (18.18%) jQuery
10 4 (18.18%) React
11 3 (13.64%) HTML5
12 2 (9.09%) Android SDK
12 2 (9.09%) Core Animation
13 1 (4.55%) SpriteKit
Miscellaneous
1 17 (77.27%) Mobile App
2 7 (31.82%) iPhone
3 4 (18.18%) Social Media
4 3 (13.64%) User Experience
5 2 (9.09%) Algorithms
5 2 (9.09%) Animation
5 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 2 (9.09%) Data Structures
5 2 (9.09%) iPad
6 1 (4.55%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (4.55%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 8 (36.36%) OO
3 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (22.73%) Mobile Development
5 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
6 3 (13.64%) MVC
6 3 (13.64%) OOD
7 2 (9.09%) Android Development
7 2 (9.09%) B2C
7 2 (9.09%) Machine Learning
7 2 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (9.09%) TDD
8 1 (4.55%) Analytics
8 1 (4.55%) Functional Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (4.55%) Push Notifications
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) Apple Swift
1 20 (90.91%) Objective-C
2 7 (31.82%) C#
3 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Apple
2 7 (31.82%) Google