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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Cocoa
Rank 238 246 228
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 18 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.032% 0.070%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.78% 0.14% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 5
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£346 £388 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.64% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £358 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £418 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £293
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.20 - -
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
2313 2192 2085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.10% 23.18% 24.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1405 1270 1092
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 50 137
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £17.00 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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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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 - 5 - - 3
West Sussex - 5 £313 - 1
Berkshire -2 4 £390 -
Hampshire -7 4 £353 +0.71%
Cocoa
England

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 33 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 32 (96.97%) iOS Development
2 32 (96.97%) Objective-C
3 31 (93.94%) Cocoa Touch
4 25 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (54.55%) Apple
5 18 (54.55%) Mobile App
5 18 (54.55%) iPhone
6 17 (51.52%) iPad
6 17 (51.52%) Web Services
7 15 (45.45%) Mobile Development
8 14 (42.42%) RESTful
9 13 (39.39%) SOAP
10 11 (33.33%) Git (software)
10 11 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (30.30%) TDD
11 10 (30.30%) HTTP
12 9 (27.27%) Subversion
12 9 (27.27%) JSON
12 9 (27.27%) Xcode
13 8 (24.24%) Scrum
14 7 (21.21%) Client/Server
15 6 (18.18%) Degree
15 6 (18.18%) Animation
15 6 (18.18%) Core Animation
16 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
16 5 (15.15%) Kanban
16 5 (15.15%) REST
16 5 (15.15%) OO
16 5 (15.15%) XML

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) HTTP
2 3 (9.09%) Internet
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 9 (27.27%) Subversion
2 9 (27.27%) Xcode
3 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 33 (100.00%) Developer
2 30 (90.91%) iOS Developer
3 3 (9.09%) iPhone Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Applications Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Programmer
4 2 (6.06%) iPad Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Android Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Xamarin Developer
5 1 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.03%) iPhone Applications Developer
5 1 (3.03%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.03%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (93.94%) Cocoa Touch
2 17 (51.52%) Web Services
3 14 (42.42%) RESTful
4 13 (39.39%) SOAP
5 9 (27.27%) JSON
6 6 (18.18%) Core Animation
7 5 (15.15%) REST
7 5 (15.15%) XML
8 4 (12.12%) OpenGL
9 1 (3.03%) Android SDK
9 1 (3.03%) CSS3
9 1 (3.03%) iOS SDK
9 1 (3.03%) UIKit
9 1 (3.03%) HTML5
9 1 (3.03%) .NET
9 1 (3.03%) CSS
9 1 (3.03%) HTML
9 1 (3.03%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 18 (54.55%) Mobile App
1 18 (54.55%) iPhone
2 17 (51.52%) iPad
3 7 (21.21%) Client/Server
4 6 (18.18%) Animation
5 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
5 5 (15.15%) Data Structures
6 2 (6.06%) User Experience
7 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.06%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (96.97%) iOS Development
2 25 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (45.45%) Mobile Development
4 11 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (30.30%) TDD
6 8 (24.24%) Scrum
7 5 (15.15%) Kanban
7 5 (15.15%) OO
8 4 (12.12%) Memory Management
9 2 (6.06%) MVC
9 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
9 2 (6.06%) Multithreading
9 2 (6.06%) Android Development
10 1 (3.03%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (3.03%) User Stories
10 1 (3.03%) Automated Testing
10 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
10 1 (3.03%) OOP
10 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 32 (96.97%) Objective-C
2 5 (15.15%) Apple Swift
3 2 (6.06%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) C#
4 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) Apple
2 1 (3.03%) Xamarin
2 1 (3.03%) ION Trading
2 1 (3.03%) Google
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