Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Cocoa skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cocoa over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Apple Cocoa
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 100 84
Rank change year-on-year +6 -16 +5
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.13% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.49% 0.40% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Birmingham median daily rate £475 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £463 £325 £363
90th Percentile £488 £375 £388
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £375 £381
% change year-on-year +10.00% -1.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.54 - £31.00

Cocoa is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 406 498 290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.45% 32.74% 21.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 321 186
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.81% +1.69%
10th Percentile £261 £250 £257
90th Percentile £526 £513 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Birmingham median hourly rate £26.75 £9.00 £13.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +197.22% -31.88% -51.95%
10th Percentile £15.38 £8.75 £10.96
90th Percentile £38.33 £89.85 £18.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £23.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year +32.96% -19.83% +4.33%

Cocoa
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Cocoa as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Cocoa in Birmingham

Cocoa
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cocoa in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cocoa in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Cocoa.

1 2 (100.00%) Xcode
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (50.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) iPhone
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) iPad

Cocoa
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (100.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (50.00%) iPhone Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 1 (50.00%) iOS SDK
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
1 1 (50.00%) iPhone
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
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%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) Apple Swift