The first table below looks at the demand for Cocoa skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cocoa over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Yorkshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa
Rank 123 110 118
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.23% 0.095% 0.040%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.79% 0.33% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate £325 £425 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +61.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
758 599 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 28.87% 28.42% 23.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 332 332
Average daily rate £315 £305 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.27% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £417 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 21 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +81.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Cocoa
England

Cocoa
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Cocoa Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Cocoa
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Cocoa Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Cocoa
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Cocoa Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Cocoa
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cocoa within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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Last 3 Months
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Cocoa
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Cocoa
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 11 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 11 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 11 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 8 (72.73%) iPad
3 7 (63.64%) Apple
4 6 (54.55%) OpenGL
5 5 (45.45%) Subversion
5 5 (45.45%) UIKit
5 5 (45.45%) iOS SDK
6 4 (36.36%) Xcode
6 4 (36.36%) Finance
6 4 (36.36%) C#
6 4 (36.36%) C++
6 4 (36.36%) SQL
7 3 (27.27%) Web Services
7 3 (27.27%) OO
7 3 (27.27%) Handset
7 3 (27.27%) TDD
7 3 (27.27%) JSON
7 3 (27.27%) Android
7 3 (27.27%) iPhone
7 3 (27.27%) Android Development
7 3 (27.27%) Digital Media
8 2 (18.18%) Core Animation
8 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
8 2 (18.18%) Animation
8 2 (18.18%) Photoshop

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 2 (18.18%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Subversion
2 4 (36.36%) Xcode
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (72.73%) iOS Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Android Developer
3 3 (27.27%) iPhone Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) OpenGL
2 5 (45.45%) UIKit
2 5 (45.45%) iOS SDK
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) JSON
4 2 (18.18%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) iPad
2 3 (27.27%) Handset
2 3 (27.27%) iPhone
2 3 (27.27%) Digital Media
3 2 (18.18%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (27.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (27.27%) OO
2 3 (27.27%) TDD
2 3 (27.27%) Android Development
3 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 4 (36.36%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) C++
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Apple
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