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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Cocoa
Rank 141 121 115
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -6
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.033% 0.042% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.18% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £388 £501
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £381 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.47% +12.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 - -
Cocoa
England

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
759 553 594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.31% 23.37% 25.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 344 343
Median daily rate £375 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 19
Median hourly rate £24.00 £23.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £22.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £39.55 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cocoa within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 1 - - 1
Cocoa
England

Cocoa
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Cocoa.

1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) iPhone
2 1 (50.00%) iPad
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Xcode

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
1 1 (50.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) Apple Swift
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apple