The table below looks at the statistics for Cocoa skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cocoa over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa
Rank 100 94 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.12% 0.068% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 - £18.75
Cocoa
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
502 409 562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 30.41% 27.65% 29.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 261 295
Average daily rate £325 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 7
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +143.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Cocoa
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Cocoa Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Cocoa
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Cocoa Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Cocoa
Top 24 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 6 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 6 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 6 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 5 (83.33%) UIKit
2 5 (83.33%) Android Development
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Subversion
2 5 (83.33%) Android
2 5 (83.33%) iPhone
3 4 (66.67%) JSON
3 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) Handset
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) OO
3 4 (66.67%) Digital Media
3 4 (66.67%) iPad
4 1 (16.67%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (16.67%) Apple
4 1 (16.67%) OpenGL
4 1 (16.67%) Xcode
4 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
4 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Animation
4 1 (16.67%) Core Animation

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) iPhone Developer
3 4 (66.67%) Android Developer
4 2 (33.33%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) UIKit
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) Core Animation
3 1 (16.67%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (16.67%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) iPhone
2 4 (66.67%) iPad
2 4 (66.67%) Digital Media
2 4 (66.67%) Handset
3 1 (16.67%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (83.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Android Development
3 4 (66.67%) OO
3 4 (66.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Apple