The table below looks at the statistics for Cocoa skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cocoa over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Cocoa
Rank 140 150 121
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -29
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.21% 0.094% 0.083%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.59% 0.29% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Median daily rate £425 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.10% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.00 £33.55
% change year-on-year
- -7.60%
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 Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1024 1047 680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 36.02% 32.85% 28.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 714 440
Median daily rate £390 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.58% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 5
Median hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.04 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Cocoa
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cocoa within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
West Yorkshire +18 6 £425 +41.66%
Cocoa
England

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Cocoa.

1 12 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 11 (91.67%) Apple iOS
3 10 (83.33%) Objective-C
3 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (75.00%) Scrum
5 8 (66.67%) Xcode
5 8 (66.67%) RESTful
5 8 (66.67%) Unit Testing
5 8 (66.67%) iPad
5 8 (66.67%) BDD
5 8 (66.67%) TDD
5 8 (66.67%) User Experience
6 7 (58.33%) iPhone
7 4 (33.33%) Cocoa Touch
7 4 (33.33%) Apple Swift
8 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (25.00%) Games
9 2 (16.67%) Core Animation
9 2 (16.67%) Android
9 2 (16.67%) OOD
9 2 (16.67%) Java
9 2 (16.67%) OO
9 2 (16.67%) Degree
9 2 (16.67%) Core Data
9 2 (16.67%) UIKit
9 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
9 2 (16.67%) Android Development
10 1 (8.33%) Mobile Development
10 1 (8.33%) Android SDK
10 1 (8.33%) Animation

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 8 (66.67%) Xcode
General
1 3 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
1 11 (91.67%) iOS Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Games Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Android Developer
4 1 (8.33%) iOS Android Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) RESTful
2 4 (33.33%) Cocoa Touch
3 2 (16.67%) Core Animation
3 2 (16.67%) Core Data
3 2 (16.67%) UIKit
4 1 (8.33%) Android SDK
4 1 (8.33%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) iPad
1 8 (66.67%) User Experience
2 7 (58.33%) iPhone
3 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (8.33%) Animation
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (8.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (75.00%) Scrum
4 8 (66.67%) BDD
4 8 (66.67%) TDD
4 8 (66.67%) Unit Testing
5 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (16.67%) Android Development
6 2 (16.67%) OO
6 2 (16.67%) OOD
7 1 (8.33%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Objective-C
2 4 (33.33%) Apple Swift
3 2 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Apple
1 1 (8.33%) HP
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft