The table below looks at the statistics for Cocoa skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cocoa over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Cocoa
Rank 250 252 230
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -22
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 7 25 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.084% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.99% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 15
Median daily rate £325 £369 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% -7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £338 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £550 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.10% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.00 £33.55
% change year-on-year
- -7.60%
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2339 2535 2233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.96% 25.53% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1448 1691 1289
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 52 37
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.87 £17.50 £15.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%

Cocoa
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

Cocoa
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Cocoa Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Cocoa
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cocoa across the South East region.

Cocoa Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Cocoa
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cocoa within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +3 3 £355 -5.33%
West Sussex -5 3 £338 -6.89%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £325 -
Cocoa
England

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 South East region with a requirement for Cocoa.

1 30 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 30 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 28 (93.33%) Objective-C
3 26 (86.67%) Cocoa Touch
4 24 (80.00%) Mobile App
4 24 (80.00%) Mobile Development
4 24 (80.00%) Core Data
4 24 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (63.33%) Apple Swift
6 14 (46.67%) Apple
6 14 (46.67%) Web Services
7 12 (40.00%) REST
7 12 (40.00%) iPad
7 12 (40.00%) iPhone
7 12 (40.00%) Core Animation
7 12 (40.00%) Animation
8 11 (36.67%) Computer Science
8 11 (36.67%) Xcode
8 11 (36.67%) Degree
9 10 (33.33%) JSON
9 10 (33.33%) Memory Management
9 10 (33.33%) XML
9 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
9 10 (33.33%) OpenGL
10 7 (23.33%) ION Trading
11 4 (13.33%) RESTful
12 3 (10.00%) User Experience
12 3 (10.00%) TDD
13 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
13 2 (6.67%) Scrum

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Xcode
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 30 (100.00%) Developer
1 30 (100.00%) iOS Developer
2 6 (20.00%) iOS Programmer
2 6 (20.00%) Programmer
3 5 (16.67%) Applications Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Objective-C Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Developer
6 1 (3.33%) iPhone Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (86.67%) Cocoa Touch
2 24 (80.00%) Core Data
3 14 (46.67%) Web Services
4 12 (40.00%) Core Animation
4 12 (40.00%) REST
5 10 (33.33%) JSON
5 10 (33.33%) OpenGL
5 10 (33.33%) XML
6 4 (13.33%) RESTful
7 2 (6.67%) SOAP
8 1 (3.33%) CSS
8 1 (3.33%) HTML
8 1 (3.33%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 24 (80.00%) Mobile App
2 12 (40.00%) Animation
2 12 (40.00%) iPad
2 12 (40.00%) iPhone
3 11 (36.67%) Computer Science
4 3 (10.00%) User Experience
5 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 24 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (80.00%) Mobile Development
3 10 (33.33%) Memory Management
4 3 (10.00%) TDD
5 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (3.33%) BDD
6 1 (3.33%) Kanban
6 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (93.33%) Objective-C
2 19 (63.33%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Apple
2 7 (23.33%) ION Trading