Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 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
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 850 814 803
Rank change year-on-year -36 -11 -46
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 34 85 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.081% 0.090%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.10% 0.27% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 62 79
UK median daily rate £425 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £325 £401 £312
90th Percentile £511 £575 £546
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -22.22% +12.50% +1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
UK median hourly rate £33.54 - £31.00
10th Percentile £32.63 - £29.30
90th Percentile £34.31 - £33.66
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.54 - £31.00

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 33013 32000 31983
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.00% 30.35% 28.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 23308 22171 21922
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 364 549
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £18.50 £14.37 £15.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.40 £54.92
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.81% -1.33% +10.74%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -37 33 £425 -15.00% 4
London -65 23 £425 -15.00% 2
UK excluding London +14 11 £350 -22.22% 3
Midlands +28 5 £450 -
West Midlands +30 4 £368 -
South West +2 3 £350 -36.36% 1
North of England +66 2 £315 -23.17% 1
North West +12 2 £315 -24.55% 1
East Midlands - 1 £450 -
Scotland - 1 £375 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 with a requirement for Cocoa Touch.

1 34 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 33 (97.06%) Objective-C
3 32 (94.12%) Apple Swift
4 26 (76.47%) iOS Development
5 25 (73.53%) Cocoa
6 24 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (61.76%) Mobile App
8 14 (41.18%) Web Services
9 12 (35.29%) OOP
10 11 (32.35%) Xcode
11 9 (26.47%) MVC
11 9 (26.47%) UIKit
12 8 (23.53%) iOS SDK
12 8 (23.53%) User Experience
12 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (23.53%) CocoaPods
12 8 (23.53%) OO
13 7 (20.59%) Core Data
14 6 (17.65%) SOAP
14 6 (17.65%) Scrum
14 6 (17.65%) JSON
14 6 (17.65%) Unit Testing
14 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
15 5 (14.71%) RESTful
15 5 (14.71%) Finance
15 5 (14.71%) REST
15 5 (14.71%) Analytics
16 4 (11.76%) Data Structures
16 4 (11.76%) Push Notifications

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.88%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Bluetooth
1 3 (8.82%) HTTP
1 3 (8.82%) SSL
1 3 (8.82%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.94%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQLite
2 2 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (5.88%) CouchDB
2 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Xcode
2 8 (23.53%) CocoaPods
3 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
4 3 (8.82%) Subversion
5 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Advertising
2 3 (8.82%) Automotive
2 3 (8.82%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (70.59%) Developer
1 24 (70.59%) iOS Developer
2 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
2 4 (11.76%) Senior iOS Developer
3 2 (5.88%) Android Developer
3 2 (5.88%) Applications Developer
3 2 (5.88%) iOS Android Developer
4 1 (2.94%) Automotive Software Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Lead Developer
4 1 (2.94%) Lead iOS Developer
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (2.94%) Senior Android Developer
4 1 (2.94%) Senior Applications Developer
4 1 (2.94%) Senior iOS Android Developer
4 1 (2.94%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (2.94%) Senior Mobile Developer
4 1 (2.94%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (73.53%) Cocoa
2 14 (41.18%) Web Services
3 9 (26.47%) UIKit
4 8 (23.53%) iOS SDK
5 7 (20.59%) Core Data
6 6 (17.65%) JSON
6 6 (17.65%) SOAP
7 5 (14.71%) REST
7 5 (14.71%) RESTful
8 4 (11.76%) Core Animation
8 4 (11.76%) XML
9 1 (2.94%) Android SDK
9 1 (2.94%) CSS
9 1 (2.94%) CSS3
9 1 (2.94%) HTML
9 1 (2.94%) HTML5
9 1 (2.94%) OpenGL
9 1 (2.94%) QuartzCore
9 1 (2.94%) React Native
9 1 (2.94%) RxSwift
Miscellaneous
1 21 (61.76%) Mobile App
2 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (23.53%) User Experience
3 4 (11.76%) Data Structures
3 4 (11.76%) iPad
3 4 (11.76%) iPhone
4 3 (8.82%) Animation
4 3 (8.82%) Social Media
4 3 (8.82%) State Machine
5 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.94%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.88%) Android
3 1 (2.94%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (76.47%) iOS Development
2 24 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (35.29%) OOP
4 9 (26.47%) MVC
5 8 (23.53%) OO
6 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (17.65%) Scrum
6 6 (17.65%) Unit Testing
7 5 (14.71%) Analytics
8 4 (11.76%) OOD
8 4 (11.76%) Push Notifications
8 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
9 3 (8.82%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (8.82%) Data Security
9 3 (8.82%) TDD
10 2 (5.88%) Adaptive Web Design
10 2 (5.88%) Android Development
10 2 (5.88%) BDD
10 2 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (5.88%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 33 (97.06%) Objective-C
2 32 (94.12%) Apple Swift
3 3 (8.82%) Java
4 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Apple
2 3 (8.82%) SAP