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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cocoa over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Cocoa
Rank 227 228 225
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 31 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.19% 0.060%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.27% 0.78% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 3
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£363 £388 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +93.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £338 £293
% change year-on-year
+14.81% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.55 £22.66
% change year-on-year
- +48.05%
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
2432 2172 2081
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.99% 24.25% 25.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1549 1216 1104
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 54 93
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £19.00 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.85 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

Cocoa
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cocoa across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cocoa within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kent +4 7 - -
Buckinghamshire - 7 £375 -
Hampshire -1 6 £375 -9.09% 1
West Sussex - 6 £300 -
Surrey - 3 £320 - 2
Berkshire +13 2 £420 - 1
Cocoa
England

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 44 (97.78%) Apple iOS
2 43 (95.56%) iOS Development
3 42 (93.33%) Objective-C
4 35 (77.78%) Cocoa Touch
5 29 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (55.56%) Mobile Development
7 23 (51.11%) Mobile App
7 23 (51.11%) Web Services
7 23 (51.11%) iPhone
8 20 (44.44%) iPad
9 19 (42.22%) Apple
10 16 (35.56%) Xcode
11 15 (33.33%) RESTful
12 14 (31.11%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (31.11%) SOAP
13 13 (28.89%) TDD
14 11 (24.44%) Client/Server
14 11 (24.44%) HTTP
14 11 (24.44%) Git (software)
14 11 (24.44%) REST
15 10 (22.22%) JSON
15 10 (22.22%) Degree
15 10 (22.22%) XML
16 9 (20.00%) Subversion
17 8 (17.78%) Computer Science
18 7 (15.56%) Animation
18 7 (15.56%) Core Animation
18 7 (15.56%) Android
18 7 (15.56%) Memory Management
18 7 (15.56%) Scrum

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (24.44%) HTTP
2 3 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 16 (35.56%) Xcode
2 11 (24.44%) Git (software)
3 9 (20.00%) Subversion
4 1 (2.22%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (97.78%) Developer
2 40 (88.89%) iOS Developer
3 7 (15.56%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (6.67%) iPhone Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Applications Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Programmer
5 2 (4.44%) Android Developer
6 1 (2.22%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Xamarin Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Architect
6 1 (2.22%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.22%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (2.22%) iPhone Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (77.78%) Cocoa Touch
2 23 (51.11%) Web Services
3 15 (33.33%) RESTful
4 14 (31.11%) SOAP
5 11 (24.44%) REST
6 10 (22.22%) XML
6 10 (22.22%) JSON
7 7 (15.56%) OpenGL
7 7 (15.56%) Core Animation
8 3 (6.67%) iOS SDK
9 2 (4.44%) iPhone SDK
9 2 (4.44%) CSS
9 2 (4.44%) HTML
10 1 (2.22%) .NET
10 1 (2.22%) J2ME
10 1 (2.22%) HTML5
10 1 (2.22%) UIKit
10 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
10 1 (2.22%) Apache Cordova
10 1 (2.22%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 23 (51.11%) iPhone
1 23 (51.11%) Mobile App
2 20 (44.44%) iPad
3 11 (24.44%) Client/Server
4 8 (17.78%) Computer Science
5 7 (15.56%) Animation
6 5 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (11.11%) Data Structures
7 3 (6.67%) User Experience
8 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
8 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 44 (97.78%) Apple iOS
2 7 (15.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (95.56%) iOS Development
2 29 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (55.56%) Mobile Development
4 14 (31.11%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (28.89%) TDD
6 7 (15.56%) Scrum
6 7 (15.56%) Memory Management
7 5 (11.11%) Kanban
7 5 (11.11%) Android Development
8 3 (6.67%) OO
9 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.44%) MVC
9 2 (4.44%) Multithreading
9 2 (4.44%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (2.22%) Open Source
10 1 (2.22%) BDD
10 1 (2.22%) User Stories
10 1 (2.22%) Software Engineering
10 1 (2.22%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (93.33%) Objective-C
2 6 (13.33%) Apple Swift
3 3 (6.67%) Java
4 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.22%) C#
5 1 (2.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (42.22%) Apple
2 2 (4.44%) Google
3 1 (2.22%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.22%) ION Trading
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