Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 843 849 814
Rank change year-on-year +6 -35 +1
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 28 40 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.040% 0.057%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.082% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 36 46
UK median daily rate £500 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -15.00% +19.05%
10th Percentile £403 £328 £406
90th Percentile £658 £638 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £350 £500
% change year-on-year +35.71% -30.00% +20.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
UK median hourly rate - £33.54 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.54 -

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 34,054 31,957 29,990
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.17% 32.08% 31.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,974 22,787 20,664
UK median daily rate £480 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.78% +8.82% +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 297 332 335
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £18.10 £18.00 £15.25
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.50 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.52 £40.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year +3.79% +4.58% +2.00%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 -21 23 £475 +35.71% 3
England -14 18 £500 +17.65% 12
Scotland - 10 - - 1
South East -2 8 £475 +35.71%
London -3 5 £550 +29.41% 10
Midlands +4 4 £450 +22.45%
East Midlands - 3 £500 -
North West -2 1 £400 +26.98%
North of England -12 1 £400 +26.98%
West Midlands -24 1 £400 +8.84%

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 28 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 27 (96.43%) Cocoa
3 26 (92.86%) Objective-C
4 25 (89.29%) Apple iOS
4 25 (89.29%) Apple Swift
5 21 (75.00%) JSON
6 20 (71.43%) Mobile App
7 19 (67.86%) iOS SDK
8 17 (60.71%) Web Services
9 16 (57.14%) SQLite
9 16 (57.14%) Git (software)
10 15 (53.57%) RESTful
11 13 (46.43%) Apple
12 11 (39.29%) Xcode
12 11 (39.29%) iPhone
12 11 (39.29%) CocoaPods
13 10 (35.71%) Mobile Development
14 9 (32.14%) Core Data
14 9 (32.14%) Google Maps API
14 9 (32.14%) Google
14 9 (32.14%) JIRA
14 9 (32.14%) C#
14 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
15 8 (28.57%) XML
15 8 (28.57%) OO
15 8 (28.57%) UIKit
16 7 (25.00%) REST
16 7 (25.00%) SOAP
16 7 (25.00%) React
17 6 (21.43%) HTML

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 5 (17.86%) Bluetooth
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (57.14%) SQLite
2 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 11 (39.29%) CocoaPods
2 11 (39.29%) Xcode
3 9 (32.14%) JIRA
4 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (100.00%) Developer
1 28 (100.00%) iOS Developer
2 13 (46.43%) Mobile Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Android Developer
3 4 (14.29%) iOS Android Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Objective-C Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Applications Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 3 (10.71%) React Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior iOS Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (96.43%) Cocoa
2 21 (75.00%) JSON
3 19 (67.86%) iOS SDK
4 17 (60.71%) Web Services
5 15 (53.57%) RESTful
6 9 (32.14%) Core Data
6 9 (32.14%) Google Maps API
7 8 (28.57%) UIKit
7 8 (28.57%) XML
8 7 (25.00%) React
8 7 (25.00%) REST
8 7 (25.00%) SOAP
9 6 (21.43%) Ajax
9 6 (21.43%) HTML
9 6 (21.43%) jQuery
10 5 (17.86%) HTML5
11 3 (10.71%) Android SDK
12 2 (7.14%) Core Animation
13 1 (3.57%) RxJava
13 1 (3.57%) RxSwift
Miscellaneous
1 20 (71.43%) Mobile App
2 11 (39.29%) iPhone
3 6 (21.43%) Social Media
4 4 (14.29%) iPad
4 4 (14.29%) User Experience
5 3 (10.71%) Fintech
6 2 (7.14%) Animation
6 2 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (3.57%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (3.57%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 25 (89.29%) Apple iOS
2 4 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 10 (35.71%) Mobile Development
3 8 (28.57%) OO
4 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.29%) Android Development
5 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.71%) B2C
6 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
6 3 (10.71%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (7.14%) MVC
7 2 (7.14%) OOD
7 2 (7.14%) Scrum
7 2 (7.14%) TDD
7 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.57%) BDD
8 1 (3.57%) Information Architecture
8 1 (3.57%) MVVM
8 1 (3.57%) Open Source
8 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (92.86%) Objective-C
2 25 (89.29%) Apple Swift
3 9 (32.14%) C#
4 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 4 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (3.57%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Apple
2 9 (32.14%) Google