The table below looks at the statistics for Cocoa skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cocoa over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Cocoa
Rank 35 44 38
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 1 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.43% 1.34% 1.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.17% 5.49% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £300 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.00 £33.55
% change year-on-year
- -7.60%
Cocoa
Hampshire

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 Southampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
46 91 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 19.57% 24.46% 39.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 67 108
Median daily rate £350 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -58.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%

Cocoa
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton 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 Southampton

Cocoa
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Cocoa Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Cocoa
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Cocoa.

1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 1 (100.00%) Core Data

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 1 (100.00%) Core Data
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Apple