The table below looks at the statistics for Cocoa skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cocoa over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Cocoa
Rank - 89 68
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 0 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.071% 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.24% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £400 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +53.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.20 - -
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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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
394 416 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.17% 29.34% 29.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 258 155
Average daily rate £343 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 18
Average hourly rate £37.50 £135.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.22% +500.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £135.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £135.00 £160.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Cocoa
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Cocoa Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Cocoa
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Cocoa Daily Rate Trend in Manchester