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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Cocoa
Rank 71 69 55
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% 0.25% 0.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.63% 1.00% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £375 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.73%
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.66% +15.38%
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
158 200 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.47% 24.63% 25.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 146 105
Median daily rate £350 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £17.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% -52.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +7.14%

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 6 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 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 1 (100.00%) Xcode
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 1 (100.00%) iOS 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 1 (100.00%) Xcode
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C