The table below looks at the statistics for Cocoa skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cocoa over the 3 months to 22 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa
Rank 68 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 - £18.75
Cocoa
West Midlands

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 Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
193 201 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.16% 30.69% 25.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 143 81
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 £175.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.28% +400.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Cocoa
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Cocoa Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Cocoa
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Cocoa Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Cocoa
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 7 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 7 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (85.71%) Cocoa Touch
3 5 (71.43%) Memory Management
3 5 (71.43%) MVC
3 5 (71.43%) SAP
3 5 (71.43%) OOP
3 5 (71.43%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
5 1 (14.29%) Xcode
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
5 1 (14.29%) iPhone
5 1 (14.29%) iPad

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 (14.29%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Architect
1 5 (71.43%) Mobility Architect
2 4 (57.14%) SAP Architect
3 2 (28.57%) iOS Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) iPhone
1 1 (14.29%) iPad
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) OOP
1 5 (71.43%) OO
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
1 5 (71.43%) Memory Management
2 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) SAP