The table below looks at the statistics for Cocoa skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cocoa over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Cocoa
Rank - 138 126
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.47% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate - £350 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.12% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cocoa
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1037 847 741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 27.28% 26.17% 26.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 678 548 425
Average daily rate £360 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 23 14
Average hourly rate £37.00 £22.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.44% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.65 £19.23 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £42.50 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

Cocoa
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Cocoa Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Cocoa
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Cocoa Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Cocoa
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Apple
1 3 (100.00%) Xcode
1 3 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Animation
1 3 (100.00%) Core Animation
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 3 (100.00%) UIKit
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 3 (100.00%) Appium
1 3 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 3 (100.00%) CocoaPods

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (100.00%) Appium
1 3 (100.00%) CocoaPods
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 3 (100.00%) Core Animation
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) UIKit
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 3 (100.00%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Apple
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