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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 580 616 598
Rank change year-on-year +36 -18  
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 28 23 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.062% 0.043% 0.081%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.15% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 27
Median daily rate £425 £456 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.84% +14.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £431 £360
% change year-on-year -2.60% +19.79%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £34.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £34.20

Cocoa Touch is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14193 14997 14342
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.48% 27.99% 26.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9846 10410 9296
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 223 192
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

Cocoa Touch
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Cocoa Touch as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cocoa Touch.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cocoa Touch in the UK

Cocoa Touch
Top 12 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +34 25 £425 -6.84% 5
Yorkshire +30 14 £420 - 2
West Yorkshire +25 14 £420 - 2
Leeds +23 14 £420 - 2
London +23 9 £458 -6.15% 1
Scotland +26 3 £500 -
City of London -7 3 £550 +4.76% 1
Edinburgh +23 2 £500 -
North West +27 1 £460 - 1
South East +7 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £460 - 1

Cocoa Touch
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 50 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 49 (98.00%) iOS Development
2 49 (98.00%) Apple Swift
2 49 (98.00%) Objective-C
3 48 (96.00%) Cocoa
4 35 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (48.00%) Mobile App
6 23 (46.00%) Xcode
7 22 (44.00%) Scrum
8 20 (40.00%) Core Data
9 18 (36.00%) User Experience
9 18 (36.00%) Unit Testing
10 17 (34.00%) TDD
11 16 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (32.00%) RESTful
12 15 (30.00%) Android
13 14 (28.00%) OO
13 14 (28.00%) REST
14 13 (26.00%) Jenkins
14 13 (26.00%) Web Services
15 12 (24.00%) Git (software)
15 12 (24.00%) SQLite
16 11 (22.00%) Core Animation
16 11 (22.00%) SOAP
17 10 (20.00%) OOD
17 10 (20.00%) iPhone
17 10 (20.00%) Animation
17 10 (20.00%) JSON
17 10 (20.00%) Android Development
17 10 (20.00%) TestFlight

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.00%) Confluence
2 1 (2.00%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.00%) TestFlight
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.00%) iTunes
4 1 (2.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.00%) SQLite
2 9 (18.00%) MongoDB
3 8 (16.00%) CouchDB
4 6 (12.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (12.00%) MySQL
5 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (46.00%) Xcode
2 13 (26.00%) Jenkins
3 12 (24.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (10.00%) Bitbucket
4 5 (10.00%) CocoaPods
4 5 (10.00%) JIRA
5 4 (8.00%) Android Studio
6 3 (6.00%) Calabash
6 3 (6.00%) Travis CI
7 1 (2.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Publishing
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (96.00%) Developer
2 47 (94.00%) iOS Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Senior Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Senior iOS Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Mobile Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Applications Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Objective-C Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Android Developer
6 4 (8.00%) iOS Android Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Java Android Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Java Applications Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Java Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Java Mobile Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Lead Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Lead iOS Developer
7 2 (4.00%) iPad Developer
7 2 (4.00%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.00%) E-Commerce Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Mac Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (96.00%) Cocoa
2 20 (40.00%) Core Data
3 16 (32.00%) RESTful
4 14 (28.00%) REST
5 13 (26.00%) Web Services
6 11 (22.00%) Core Animation
6 11 (22.00%) SOAP
7 10 (20.00%) JSON
8 8 (16.00%) iOS SDK
9 7 (14.00%) HTML
9 7 (14.00%) HTML5
9 7 (14.00%) UIKit
10 5 (10.00%) jQuery
11 3 (6.00%) Android SDK
11 3 (6.00%) XML
12 2 (4.00%) Node.js
13 1 (2.00%) Spring Boot
13 1 (2.00%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 24 (48.00%) Mobile App
2 18 (36.00%) User Experience
3 10 (20.00%) Animation
3 10 (20.00%) iPhone
4 4 (8.00%) iPad
5 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.00%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (2.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 15 (30.00%) Android
3 4 (8.00%) Mac OS X
3 4 (8.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (98.00%) iOS Development
2 35 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (44.00%) Scrum
4 18 (36.00%) Unit Testing
5 17 (34.00%) TDD
6 16 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (28.00%) OO
8 10 (20.00%) Android Development
8 10 (20.00%) OOD
9 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
9 8 (16.00%) Test Automation
10 7 (14.00%) BDD
11 6 (12.00%) E-Commerce
11 6 (12.00%) Mobile Application Development
11 6 (12.00%) Mobile Development
11 6 (12.00%) Progressive Enhancement
12 4 (8.00%) Change Control
12 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management
12 4 (8.00%) Push Notifications
13 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 49 (98.00%) Apple Swift
1 49 (98.00%) Objective-C
2 9 (18.00%) Java
2 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (12.00%) SQL
4 4 (8.00%) C++
5 2 (4.00%) Ruby
6 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Apple
2 1 (2.00%) Appcelerator
2 1 (2.00%) Splunk
2 1 (2.00%) Tealium
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