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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa
Rank 241 224 235
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 12 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.15% 0.091%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% 0.60% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 4
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£400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £18.75
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
2230 2158 2302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.05% 25.52% 26.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1357 1217 1176
Average daily rate £363 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 56 91
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.68 £17.04 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cocoa across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Cocoa Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 November 2014. 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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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
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 3
Surrey - - - -
Cocoa
England

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 32 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 32 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 32 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 29 (90.63%) Cocoa Touch
3 22 (68.75%) iPhone
3 22 (68.75%) iPad
4 21 (65.63%) RESTful
4 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (65.63%) Apple
5 20 (62.50%) SOAP
6 18 (56.25%) TDD
6 18 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (53.13%) HTTP
7 17 (53.13%) Web Services
8 16 (50.00%) Subversion
8 16 (50.00%) Git (software)
9 15 (46.88%) Scrum
10 14 (43.75%) Kanban
11 13 (40.63%) Client/Server
12 12 (37.50%) Mobile App
13 11 (34.38%) Data Structures
14 5 (15.63%) Xcode
15 4 (12.50%) OO
15 4 (12.50%) JSON
15 4 (12.50%) iOS SDK
16 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
16 3 (9.38%) Internet
17 2 (6.25%) OOP
17 2 (6.25%) C++
17 2 (6.25%) BC Cleared

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 17 (53.13%) HTTP
2 3 (9.38%) Internet
Development Applications
1 16 (50.00%) Subversion
1 16 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (15.63%) Xcode
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
1 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (100.00%) Developer
2 27 (84.38%) iOS Developer
3 12 (37.50%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Senior iOS Developer
4 1 (3.13%) iPhone Developer
4 1 (3.13%) iPhone Applications Developer
4 1 (3.13%) iPad Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (90.63%) Cocoa Touch
2 21 (65.63%) RESTful
3 20 (62.50%) SOAP
4 17 (53.13%) Web Services
5 4 (12.50%) JSON
5 4 (12.50%) iOS SDK
6 1 (3.13%) CSS3
6 1 (3.13%) iPhone SDK
6 1 (3.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (68.75%) iPhone
1 22 (68.75%) iPad
2 13 (40.63%) Client/Server
3 12 (37.50%) Mobile App
4 11 (34.38%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (56.25%) TDD
3 18 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (46.88%) Scrum
5 14 (43.75%) Kanban
6 4 (12.50%) OO
7 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.25%) OOP
8 2 (6.25%) Memory Management
9 1 (3.13%) Android Development
9 1 (3.13%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (6.25%) C++
3 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) BC Cleared
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 21 (65.63%) Apple
2 2 (6.25%) Facebook
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