The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Birmingham region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa
Rank 58 47 52
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.16% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 0.65% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £275 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
162 154 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.30% 29.67% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 88 91
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Average hourly rate £36.50 £37.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% +111.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Cocoa
West Midlands

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 10 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Xcode
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) iOS SDK
1 1 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (100.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone Developer
1 1 (100.00%) iPad Developer
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) iOS SDK
1 1 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Apple