Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 871 813 817
Rank change year-on-year -58 +4 -45
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 17 49 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.051% 0.083%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.048% 0.16% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 34 64
UK median daily rate £450 £408 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.43% -9.44% +9.09%
10th Percentile £425 £350 £275
90th Percentile £525 £484 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £405 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.71% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
UK median hourly rate - £34.08 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.58% -13.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.08 £28.50
% change year-on-year - +19.58% -13.24%

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 35,252 31,010 31,692
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.46% 32.41% 29.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,904 21,394 22,142
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £320 £306 £293
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +5.75% +4.58% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 343 384 386
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11% -2.70%
10th Percentile £15.24 £16.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +0.63% +11.11% -2.70%

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 16 August 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 7 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 16 August 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 -49 11 £450 +11.11% 5
England -85 10 £450 +5.88% 7
Scotland -41 6 - - 3
London -21 5 £500 +15.94% 5
South East -12 4 £450 -
North West -16 1 £400 -13.04%
North of England -19 1 £400 -5.88%

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 17 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 17 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 16 (94.12%) Apple Swift
2 16 (94.12%) Cocoa
3 15 (88.24%) Objective-C
4 13 (76.47%) Mobile App
5 12 (70.59%) iOS SDK
5 12 (70.59%) Git (software)
6 10 (58.82%) JSON
6 10 (58.82%) SQLite
6 10 (58.82%) Apple
6 10 (58.82%) Web Services
7 9 (52.94%) UIKit
8 7 (41.18%) RESTful
8 7 (41.18%) OO
8 7 (41.18%) Xcode
8 7 (41.18%) Core Data
9 6 (35.29%) JIRA
9 6 (35.29%) CocoaPods
10 5 (29.41%) REST
10 5 (29.41%) Google Maps API
10 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (29.41%) Google
10 5 (29.41%) XML
10 5 (29.41%) C#
10 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
10 5 (29.41%) SOAP
11 4 (23.53%) HTML
11 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
11 4 (23.53%) Bluetooth

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 (23.53%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) SQLite
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Git (software)
2 7 (41.18%) Xcode
3 6 (35.29%) CocoaPods
3 6 (35.29%) JIRA
4 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket
4 1 (5.88%) GoCD
4 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
4 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
1 17 (100.00%) iOS Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior iOS Developer
4 1 (5.88%) iPhone Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Lead iOS Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) Cocoa
2 12 (70.59%) iOS SDK
3 10 (58.82%) JSON
3 10 (58.82%) Web Services
4 9 (52.94%) UIKit
5 7 (41.18%) Core Data
5 7 (41.18%) RESTful
6 5 (29.41%) Google Maps API
6 5 (29.41%) REST
6 5 (29.41%) SOAP
6 5 (29.41%) XML
7 4 (23.53%) Ajax
7 4 (23.53%) HTML
7 4 (23.53%) jQuery
7 4 (23.53%) React
8 3 (17.65%) HTML5
9 2 (11.76%) Core Animation
10 1 (5.88%) SpriteKit
10 1 (5.88%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 13 (76.47%) Mobile App
2 4 (23.53%) iPhone
2 4 (23.53%) Social Media
3 3 (17.65%) User Experience
4 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
4 2 (11.76%) Animation
4 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
5 1 (5.88%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (5.88%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 7 (41.18%) OO
3 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
4 3 (17.65%) Mobile Development
4 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Machine Learning
5 2 (11.76%) OOD
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (11.76%) Push Notifications
6 1 (5.88%) Benchmarking
6 1 (5.88%) Information Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) MVC
6 1 (5.88%) TDD
6 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.88%) Time Management
6 1 (5.88%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) Apple Swift
2 15 (88.24%) Objective-C
3 5 (29.41%) C#
4 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Apple
2 5 (29.41%) Google