The table below looks at the statistics for Cocoa skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cocoa over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Cocoa
England / West Midlands
Rank - 115 -
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.041% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
606 579 466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.31% 24.02% 21.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 353 303
Median daily rate £375 £350 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -19.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.05 £22.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

Cocoa
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Cocoa
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Cocoa Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Cocoa
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Cocoa Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Cocoa.

1 4 (100.00%) Apple
1 4 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (75.00%) User Experience
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile Development
2 3 (75.00%) Apple Swift
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Xcode
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) OOD
3 2 (50.00%) iPhone
3 2 (50.00%) iPad
4 1 (25.00%) Core Data
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) ERP
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) Games
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (25.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) iOS Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Lead Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Lead iOS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Objective-C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) User Experience
2 2 (50.00%) iPad
2 2 (50.00%) iPhone
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile Development
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) OOD
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) ERP
4 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 3 (75.00%) Apple Swift
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Apple