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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Cocoa
Rank 242 247 227
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -20
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 20 26 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.85% 1.04% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 9
Median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £316 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £369
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £32.10 £33.55
% change year-on-year
-11.21% -4.32%
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
2351 2507 2193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.63% 26.18% 23.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1496 1601 1222
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 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 35 47
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.30 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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
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 28 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cocoa within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Kent +14 9 - -
West Sussex +1 9 £450 +50.00%
Hampshire -4 2 £300 -20.00% 3
Cocoa
England

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 34 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 34 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 33 (97.06%) iOS Development
3 32 (94.12%) Cocoa Touch
4 29 (85.29%) Mobile App
4 29 (85.29%) Mobile Development
5 25 (73.53%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (61.76%) Apple Swift
7 17 (50.00%) Apple
7 17 (50.00%) Animation
8 16 (47.06%) Core Animation
9 12 (35.29%) Xcode
9 12 (35.29%) iPhone
9 12 (35.29%) Web Services
10 11 (32.35%) XML
10 11 (32.35%) Degree
10 11 (32.35%) JSON
10 11 (32.35%) Computer Science
10 11 (32.35%) iPad
10 11 (32.35%) REST
11 10 (29.41%) Memory Management
11 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
11 10 (29.41%) OpenGL
12 8 (23.53%) ION Trading
13 6 (17.65%) TDD
14 5 (14.71%) User Experience
15 4 (11.76%) BDD
15 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
16 3 (8.82%) SOAP
17 2 (5.88%) RESTful

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 (29.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (35.29%) Xcode
2 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (100.00%) Developer
2 33 (97.06%) iOS Developer
3 7 (20.59%) iOS Programmer
3 7 (20.59%) Programmer
4 5 (14.71%) Applications Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Objective-C Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Agile Developer
7 1 (2.94%) iPhone Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (94.12%) Cocoa Touch
2 16 (47.06%) Core Animation
3 12 (35.29%) Web Services
4 11 (32.35%) JSON
4 11 (32.35%) REST
4 11 (32.35%) XML
5 10 (29.41%) OpenGL
6 3 (8.82%) SOAP
7 2 (5.88%) RESTful
7 2 (5.88%) UIKit
8 1 (2.94%) Android SDK
8 1 (2.94%) Google Maps API
8 1 (2.94%) iOS SDK
8 1 (2.94%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 29 (85.29%) Mobile App
2 17 (50.00%) Animation
3 12 (35.29%) iPhone
4 11 (32.35%) Computer Science
4 11 (32.35%) iPad
5 5 (14.71%) User Experience
6 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (97.06%) iOS Development
2 29 (85.29%) Mobile Development
3 25 (73.53%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (29.41%) Memory Management
5 6 (17.65%) TDD
6 4 (11.76%) BDD
6 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.94%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.94%) Kanban
8 1 (2.94%) Multithreading
8 1 (2.94%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 21 (61.76%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Apple
2 8 (23.53%) ION Trading
3 1 (2.94%) Google