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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Cocoa
Rank 47 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.73% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£359 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £294
% change year-on-year
+7.85% +19.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.20 - -
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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
137 88 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 33.83% 26.27% 25.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 60 25
Average daily rate £350 £300 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -5.71%

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 11 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 11 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 11 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 8 (72.73%) Apple
3 7 (63.64%) SOAP
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) RESTful
4 6 (54.55%) TDD
4 6 (54.55%) Web Services
5 5 (45.45%) HTTP
5 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (45.45%) iPhone
5 5 (45.45%) iPad
6 3 (27.27%) JSON
6 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
6 3 (27.27%) Internet
7 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
7 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
7 2 (18.18%) Subversion
8 1 (9.09%) Android
8 1 (9.09%) Java
8 1 (9.09%) Games
8 1 (9.09%) Android Development
8 1 (9.09%) User Stories

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 5 (45.45%) HTTP
2 3 (27.27%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
1 11 (100.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 7 (63.64%) RESTful
2 7 (63.64%) SOAP
3 6 (54.55%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) iPhone
1 5 (45.45%) iPad
2 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
3 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) TDD
4 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) User Stories
5 1 (9.09%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (9.09%) Java
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Apple