The table below looks at the statistics for Cocoa skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cocoa over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Cocoa
England / South West
Rank 129 141 141
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.039% 0.034% 0.033%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £525 £350
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -

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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
650 845 769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.61% 28.37% 25.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 629 521
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 28 17
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £31.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

Cocoa
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

Cocoa
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cocoa across the South West region.

Cocoa Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Cocoa
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cocoa across the South West region.

Cocoa Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Cocoa
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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
Bristol -1 1 £425 - 1
Cocoa
England

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for Cocoa.

1 8 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 8 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 8 (100.00%) Apple Swift
2 7 (87.50%) Objective-C
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (75.00%) Cocoa Touch
4 5 (62.50%) REST
4 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
4 5 (62.50%) TDD
4 5 (62.50%) Scrum
4 5 (62.50%) Web Services
5 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 4 (50.00%) MySQL
5 4 (50.00%) SOAP
5 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
5 4 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
5 4 (50.00%) SQLite
5 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (50.00%) RESTful
5 4 (50.00%) CouchDB
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (50.00%) TestFlight
5 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (37.50%) User Experience
6 3 (37.50%) Apple

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (50.00%) TestFlight
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 4 (50.00%) CouchDB
1 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
1 4 (50.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) iOS Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior iOS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Objective-C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 5 (62.50%) REST
2 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) RESTful
3 4 (50.00%) SOAP
4 2 (25.00%) Core Animation
4 2 (25.00%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (37.50%) User Experience
3 2 (25.00%) Animation
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (12.50%) iPad
4 1 (12.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
4 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
4 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (12.50%) BDD
6 1 (12.50%) Disruptive Innovation
6 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
6 1 (12.50%) OO
6 1 (12.50%) OOD
6 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Apple Swift
2 7 (87.50%) Objective-C
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Apple