Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 833 793 810
Rank change year-on-year -40 +17 -21
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 38 57 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.059% 0.062%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.19% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 48 57
UK median daily rate £425 £466 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.85% +13.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £339 £393 £325
90th Percentile £638 £575 £547
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £450
% change year-on-year -17.65% -5.56% +16.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £33.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 - -

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 32,345 30,282 31,317
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.89% 31.55% 28.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,020 20,984 21,682
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 339 344 546
UK median hourly rate £40.31 £40.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.76% +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £19.80 £15.58 £16.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.17 £56.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £39.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year +7.69% +0.65% +10.71%

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 23 February 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 9 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 23 February 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
England -38 38 £425 -6.34% 19
London -44 29 £425 -15.00% 4
UK excluding London -19 9 £350 -17.65% 19
South East -1 4 £350 - 1
South West +14 2 £350 -36.36% 4
West Midlands - 2 £260 - 5
Midlands - 2 £260 - 5
North of England +16 1 £315 -25.88% 4
North West +5 1 £315 -25.88%

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 38 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 37 (97.37%) Apple Swift
2 37 (97.37%) Objective-C
3 29 (76.32%) iOS Development
4 28 (73.68%) Cocoa
5 23 (60.53%) OOP
6 22 (57.89%) MVC
7 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (36.84%) Finance
9 13 (34.21%) E-Commerce
9 13 (34.21%) Mobile App
9 13 (34.21%) MVVM
10 11 (28.95%) Web Services
11 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (21.05%) iPad
12 8 (21.05%) iPhone
13 7 (18.42%) Mobile Development
13 7 (18.42%) Core Data
14 6 (15.79%) Xcode
14 6 (15.79%) Core Animation
15 5 (13.16%) RESTful
15 5 (13.16%) Animation
15 5 (13.16%) User Experience
15 5 (13.16%) UIKit
15 5 (13.16%) Retail
15 5 (13.16%) Apple
16 4 (10.53%) Analytics
16 4 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
16 4 (10.53%) CocoaPods
16 4 (10.53%) BDD

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 2 (5.26%) Bluetooth
1 2 (5.26%) HTTP
1 2 (5.26%) SSL
1 2 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Xcode
2 4 (10.53%) CocoaPods
3 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Automotive
4 1 (2.63%) Advertising
4 1 (2.63%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Games
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (73.68%) Developer
1 28 (73.68%) iOS Developer
2 7 (18.42%) Lead Developer
2 7 (18.42%) Lead iOS Developer
3 1 (2.63%) Applications Developer
3 1 (2.63%) Objective-C Developer
3 1 (2.63%) Senior Developer
3 1 (2.63%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (73.68%) Cocoa
2 11 (28.95%) Web Services
3 7 (18.42%) Core Data
4 6 (15.79%) Core Animation
5 5 (13.16%) RESTful
5 5 (13.16%) UIKit
6 4 (10.53%) iOS SDK
7 3 (7.89%) JSON
8 2 (5.26%) XML
9 1 (2.63%) OpenGL
9 1 (2.63%) React Native
9 1 (2.63%) REST
9 1 (2.63%) RxSwift
9 1 (2.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Mobile App
2 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (21.05%) iPad
3 8 (21.05%) iPhone
4 5 (13.16%) Animation
4 5 (13.16%) User Experience
5 3 (7.89%) State Machine
6 2 (5.26%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.63%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (2.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (76.32%) iOS Development
2 23 (60.53%) OOP
3 22 (57.89%) MVC
4 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (34.21%) E-Commerce
5 13 (34.21%) MVVM
6 7 (18.42%) Mobile Development
7 4 (10.53%) Analytics
7 4 (10.53%) BDD
7 4 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (10.53%) Push Notifications
8 3 (7.89%) OO
8 3 (7.89%) TDD
9 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.26%) OOD
9 2 (5.26%) Scrum
9 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
10 1 (2.63%) Data Security
10 1 (2.63%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (2.63%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (97.37%) Apple Swift
1 37 (97.37%) Objective-C
2 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Apple
2 1 (2.63%) SAP