The table below looks at the statistics for Cocoa skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cocoa over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.41% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.84% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.75% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £18.75
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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
102 65 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 30.72% 21.59% 25.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 46 24
Average daily rate £353 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.46% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £397 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £36.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

Cocoa
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cocoa across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cocoa across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Cocoa Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Cocoa
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 18 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 18 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 18 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 18 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 14 (77.78%) RESTful
2 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (77.78%) SOAP
3 13 (72.22%) Apple
4 12 (66.67%) TDD
4 12 (66.67%) iPhone
4 12 (66.67%) iPad
5 11 (61.11%) Web Services
5 11 (61.11%) HTTP
6 10 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (50.00%) Subversion
7 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
8 8 (44.44%) Kanban
8 8 (44.44%) Scrum
9 7 (38.89%) Client/Server
10 5 (27.78%) Mobile App
10 5 (27.78%) Data Structures
11 3 (16.67%) Internet
11 3 (16.67%) JSON
12 2 (11.11%) BC Cleared
12 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
13 1 (5.56%) Games

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 11 (61.11%) HTTP
2 3 (16.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Subversion
1 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (83.33%) iOS Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 14 (77.78%) RESTful
2 14 (77.78%) SOAP
3 11 (61.11%) Web Services
4 3 (16.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) iPhone
1 12 (66.67%) iPad
2 7 (38.89%) Client/Server
3 5 (27.78%) Mobile App
3 5 (27.78%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (66.67%) TDD
4 10 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (44.44%) Kanban
5 8 (44.44%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) BC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Apple
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