The table below looks at the statistics for Cocoa skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cocoa over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Cocoa
Rank 65 65 59
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 0.99% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £375 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £34.20 -
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -
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
147 202 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.12% 24.46% 25.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 150 109
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 £17.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% -53.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

Cocoa
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Cocoa as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 8 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cocoa also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Cocoa.

1 2 (100.00%) Xcode
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C