The table below looks at the statistics for Cocoa skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cocoa over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa
Rank - 133 136
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.15% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.66% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £319 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.47% -1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £18.75
Cocoa
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
501 606 585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.35% 23.09% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 349 223
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 21
Average hourly rate £14.00 £36.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.11% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £36.00 £12.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £36.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

Cocoa
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cocoa across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Cocoa Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Cocoa
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cocoa across the Berkshire region.

Cocoa Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Cocoa
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cocoa within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Cocoa
South East

Cocoa
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Cocoa also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cocoa.

1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Animation
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) iPhone
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Core Animation
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) webOS
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) UIKit
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Cocoa also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cocoa. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Mac Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Core Animation
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Animation
1 1 (50.00%) iPhone
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) webOS
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apple