Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 865 759 837
Rank change year-on-year -106 +78 -79
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 20 59 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.065% 0.056%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.061% 0.21% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 46 42
UK median daily rate £425 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% -6.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £350 £350 £270
90th Percentile £638 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £420 £425
% change year-on-year -16.67% -1.18% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £28.50

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 33,007 28,741 30,117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.79% 31.90% 28.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,236 19,860 20,981
UK median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £288
90th Percentile £625 £606 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 329 354 441
UK median hourly rate £42.27 £40.75 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.72% +7.24% +8.57%
10th Percentile £16.09 £16.05 £13.50
90th Percentile £63.45 £53.75 £57.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%

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 21 May 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 5 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 21 May 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 -78 18 £425 - 9
London -73 14 £500 +12.68% 3
UK excluding London -69 6 £350 -16.67% 6
South East -27 4 £350 -
Scotland -53 2 - -

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 20 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 20 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 20 (100.00%) Apple Swift
2 19 (95.00%) iOS Development
2 19 (95.00%) Cocoa
3 14 (70.00%) OOP
4 13 (65.00%) E-Commerce
4 13 (65.00%) MVC
5 12 (60.00%) Finance
5 12 (60.00%) MVVM
6 6 (30.00%) iPad
6 6 (30.00%) RESTful
6 6 (30.00%) iPhone
6 6 (30.00%) Mobile Development
7 5 (25.00%) Core Data
7 5 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (25.00%) Apple
7 5 (25.00%) Retail
7 5 (25.00%) Animation
7 5 (25.00%) Core Animation
8 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (15.00%) TDD
9 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
9 3 (15.00%) Push Notifications
10 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
10 2 (10.00%) CocoaPods
10 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (10.00%) User Experience
10 2 (10.00%) Xcode
10 2 (10.00%) Web Services

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) CocoaPods
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.00%) Xcode
2 1 (5.00%) GoCD
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
1 19 (95.00%) iOS Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Lead Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Lead iOS Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Objective-C Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) Cocoa
2 6 (30.00%) RESTful
3 5 (25.00%) Core Animation
3 5 (25.00%) Core Data
4 2 (10.00%) Web Services
5 1 (5.00%) Google Maps API
5 1 (5.00%) iOS SDK
5 1 (5.00%) JSON
5 1 (5.00%) UIKit
5 1 (5.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) iPad
1 6 (30.00%) iPhone
2 5 (25.00%) Animation
3 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (10.00%) User Experience
5 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.00%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) iOS Development
2 14 (70.00%) OOP
3 13 (65.00%) E-Commerce
3 13 (65.00%) MVC
4 12 (60.00%) MVVM
5 6 (30.00%) Mobile Development
6 5 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (15.00%) Push Notifications
8 3 (15.00%) TDD
9 2 (10.00%) BDD
9 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 1 (5.00%) Benchmarking
10 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
10 1 (5.00%) OO
10 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
10 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
10 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 20 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (5.00%) C#
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (5.00%) Google