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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa
Rank 230 231 226
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 23 4 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.046% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.01% 0.18% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 8
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£400 £400 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £280 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 - £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
2279 2261 2469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.48% 25.75% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1314 1285 1239
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 59 78
Average hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.82 £17.09 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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
Hampshire - 19 £400 - 2
Oxfordshire - 1 £325 -
Surrey - 1 - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Cocoa
England

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 35 (94.59%) Objective-C
1 35 (94.59%) Apple iOS
2 34 (91.89%) iOS Development
3 29 (78.38%) Cocoa Touch
4 28 (75.68%) iPhone
5 26 (70.27%) iPad
5 26 (70.27%) RESTful
6 25 (67.57%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (67.57%) SOAP
7 23 (62.16%) Apple
7 23 (62.16%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (56.76%) TDD
8 21 (56.76%) HTTP
9 20 (54.05%) Web Services
9 20 (54.05%) Git (software)
10 19 (51.35%) Subversion
11 18 (48.65%) Scrum
11 18 (48.65%) Kanban
11 18 (48.65%) Mobile App
12 17 (45.95%) Client/Server
13 5 (13.51%) iOS SDK
13 5 (13.51%) Xcode
14 4 (10.81%) OO
15 3 (8.11%) C++
15 3 (8.11%) Mac OS X
15 3 (8.11%) Unit Testing
15 3 (8.11%) Android
16 2 (5.41%) Mobile Application Development
16 2 (5.41%) Android Development
16 2 (5.41%) Memory Management

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 21 (56.76%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
Development Applications
1 20 (54.05%) Git (software)
2 19 (51.35%) Subversion
3 5 (13.51%) Xcode
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (97.30%) Developer
2 26 (70.27%) iOS Developer
3 16 (43.24%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (5.41%) Mac Developer
5 1 (2.70%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (2.70%) Senior Developer
5 1 (2.70%) iPhone Developer
5 1 (2.70%) iPhone Applications Developer
5 1 (2.70%) Android Developer
5 1 (2.70%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (78.38%) Cocoa Touch
2 26 (70.27%) RESTful
3 25 (67.57%) SOAP
4 20 (54.05%) Web Services
5 5 (13.51%) iOS SDK
6 2 (5.41%) CSS
6 2 (5.41%) JSON
6 2 (5.41%) HTML
7 1 (2.70%) .NET
7 1 (2.70%) J2ME
7 1 (2.70%) Core Animation
7 1 (2.70%) iPhone SDK
7 1 (2.70%) HTML5
7 1 (2.70%) CSS3
7 1 (2.70%) UIKit
7 1 (2.70%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 28 (75.68%) iPhone
2 26 (70.27%) iPad
3 18 (48.65%) Mobile App
4 17 (45.95%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.70%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 35 (94.59%) Apple iOS
2 3 (8.11%) Mac OS X
2 3 (8.11%) Android
3 1 (2.70%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (91.89%) iOS Development
2 25 (67.57%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (62.16%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (56.76%) TDD
5 18 (48.65%) Kanban
5 18 (48.65%) Scrum
6 4 (10.81%) OO
7 3 (8.11%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.41%) OOP
8 2 (5.41%) Memory Management
8 2 (5.41%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (5.41%) Android Development
8 2 (5.41%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 35 (94.59%) Objective-C
2 3 (8.11%) C++
3 2 (5.41%) Java
4 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) BC Cleared
1 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 23 (62.16%) Apple
2 2 (5.41%) Facebook
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