The table below looks at the statistics for Cocoa skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cocoa over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Cocoa
Rank 73 74 66
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.19% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.75% 0.88% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £288
% change year-on-year
- +21.73%
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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
268 228 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.72% 21.61% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 137 82
Average daily rate £363 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £181 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Cocoa
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Cocoa Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Cocoa
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Cocoa Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Cocoa
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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%) Animation
1 2 (100.00%) iPhone
1 2 (100.00%) Core Animation
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Development

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) iPhone Developer
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Core Animation
1 2 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Animation
1 2 (100.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C