Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 144 152
Rank change year-on-year +10 +8 -33
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 2 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.088% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.59% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Leeds median daily rate £410 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.53% +25.93% +12.50%
10th Percentile £390 £373 £275
90th Percentile £428 £438 £412
West Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £425 £338
% change year-on-year -3.53% +25.93% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Leeds with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 797 1013 1091
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 35.16% 38.62% 33.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 725 760
Leeds median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £298 £300 £281
90th Percentile £513 £538 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 11
Leeds median hourly rate - £13.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -46.00% -50.00%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £37.04
% change year-on-year - -63.55% +12.24%

Cocoa
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Cocoa in Leeds

Cocoa
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cocoa in Leeds

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 Leeds 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
1 2 (100.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (50.00%) React Native
2 1 (50.00%) Asynchronous Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) iPhone
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) iPad

Cocoa
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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
General
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Objective-C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) React Native
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
1 1 (50.00%) iPhone
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Asynchronous Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript