The table below looks at the statistics for Cocoa skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cocoa over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Cocoa
Rank 92 90 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.14% 0.078% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.48% 0.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £33.55 £22.66
% change year-on-year
-7.60% +48.05%
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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 Surrey region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
417 397 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 28.92% 31.09% 29.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 263 209
Average daily rate £400 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 20
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

Cocoa
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cocoa across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Cocoa Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Cocoa
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Cocoa Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 3 (75.00%) Objective-C
1 3 (75.00%) Android
1 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (75.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Cordova
2 2 (50.00%) Android Development
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) PhoneGap
2 2 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Publishing
3 1 (25.00%) Xcode
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Apple

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 2 (50.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Xcode
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jasmine
General
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile Developer
2 2 (50.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) PhoneGap
1 2 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Android
1 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (50.00%) Android Development
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Apple
1 1 (25.00%) Google