The table below looks at the statistics for Cocoa skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cocoa over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa
Rank 118 97 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 4 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.18% 0.36% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.70% 1.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £18.75
Cocoa
South East

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 Hampshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
569 458 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 25.91% 27.16% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 256 233
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £416 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 33
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £21.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

Cocoa
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Cocoa Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Cocoa
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Cocoa Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Cocoa
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cocoa within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton - 4 £325 - 1
Cocoa
South East

Cocoa
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 22 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 22 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 22 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 22 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 18 (81.82%) RESTful
2 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (81.82%) SOAP
2 18 (81.82%) Apple
3 17 (77.27%) TDD
4 16 (72.73%) Web Services
4 16 (72.73%) HTTP
4 16 (72.73%) iPhone
4 16 (72.73%) iPad
5 15 (68.18%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (63.64%) Subversion
6 14 (63.64%) Git (software)
7 13 (59.09%) Kanban
7 13 (59.09%) Scrum
8 12 (54.55%) Client/Server
9 10 (45.45%) Mobile App
9 10 (45.45%) Data Structures
10 3 (13.64%) Internet
10 3 (13.64%) JSON
11 2 (9.09%) BC Cleared
11 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
12 1 (4.55%) Games

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) HTTP
2 3 (13.64%) Internet
Development Applications
1 14 (63.64%) Subversion
1 14 (63.64%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Developer
2 19 (86.36%) iOS Developer
3 10 (45.45%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 18 (81.82%) RESTful
2 18 (81.82%) SOAP
3 16 (72.73%) Web Services
4 3 (13.64%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (72.73%) iPhone
1 16 (72.73%) iPad
2 12 (54.55%) Client/Server
3 10 (45.45%) Mobile App
3 10 (45.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (77.27%) TDD
4 15 (68.18%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (59.09%) Kanban
5 13 (59.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) BC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Apple