The table below looks at the statistics for Cocoa skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cocoa over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Cocoa
North West / Manchester
Rank 86 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.30% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.91% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £525 £350
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -

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
441 545 404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 32.79% 28.64% 28.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 329 285
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +3.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

Cocoa
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 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

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Cocoa.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) Xcode
1 9 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 9 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 9 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 9 (100.00%) Apple Swift
2 8 (88.89%) Android Development
2 8 (88.89%) Mobile App
2 8 (88.89%) Android
2 8 (88.89%) Git (software)
3 5 (55.56%) iPhone
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) JUnit
4 4 (44.44%) XML
4 4 (44.44%) OOP
4 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
4 4 (44.44%) HTTP
4 4 (44.44%) Mac OS X
4 4 (44.44%) Internet
4 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 4 (44.44%) Subversion
4 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 4 (44.44%) JSON
4 4 (44.44%) SQLite
4 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) HTTP
1 4 (44.44%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
1 4 (44.44%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Xcode
2 8 (88.89%) Git (software)
3 4 (44.44%) Android Studio
3 4 (44.44%) CocoaPods
3 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 4 (44.44%) JUnit
3 4 (44.44%) Subversion
General
1 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) Android Developer
2 7 (77.78%) Java Android Developer
2 7 (77.78%) Java Developer
2 7 (77.78%) Java Mobile Developer
2 7 (77.78%) Mobile Developer
3 6 (66.67%) iOS Developer
4 5 (55.56%) Objective-C Developer
5 4 (44.44%) Applications Developer
5 4 (44.44%) iOS Android Developer
5 4 (44.44%) Java Applications Developer
5 4 (44.44%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Cocoa Touch
1 4 (44.44%) JSON
1 4 (44.44%) REST
1 4 (44.44%) RESTful
1 4 (44.44%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Mobile App
2 5 (55.56%) iPhone
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
3 1 (11.11%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 8 (88.89%) Android
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Mac OS X
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 8 (88.89%) Android Development
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
3 4 (44.44%) BDD
3 4 (44.44%) Change Control
3 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 4 (44.44%) Mobile Application Development
3 4 (44.44%) Mobile Development
3 4 (44.44%) OOP
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) BPSS Clearance