The table below looks at the statistics for Cocoa skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cocoa over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa
Rank 79 - 82
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.090% - 0.093%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% - 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £319 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.47% -1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £18.75
Cocoa
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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 Leeds region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
330 300 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 29.84% 32.75% 29.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 209 165
Average daily rate £328 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

Cocoa
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Cocoa Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Cocoa
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Cocoa Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Cocoa
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) iPhone
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (50.00%) UIKit
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) iPad
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Handset
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) OO

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) iPhone Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 1 (50.00%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) iPhone
2 1 (50.00%) iPad
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (50.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C