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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Cocoa
Rank 72 59 55
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% 0.13% 0.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% 0.58% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £369
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £33.55
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -10.58%
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
250 171 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.93% 22.80% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 101 107
Median daily rate £370 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £11.93 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%

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 12 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 July 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%) Objective-C
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) iPhone
2 1 (50.00%) iPad
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Xcode

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 (50.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
1 1 (50.00%) iPhone
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%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) Apple Swift
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apple