Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 19 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 153 157
Rank change year-on-year +19 +4 -33
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 4 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.14% 0.25% 0.053%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.83% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 1
Manchester median daily rate £329 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.53% +17.24% +15.08%
10th Percentile £313 £385 £356
90th Percentile £342 £470 £369
North West median daily rate £335 £425 £363
% change year-on-year -21.18% +17.24% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Manchester with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1065 1080 919
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 36.52% 30.59% 24.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 772 565
Manchester median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £275
90th Percentile £538 £500 £517
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £396
% change year-on-year +3.23% -2.21% +16.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 28
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.75% -54.29% +21.74%
10th Percentile £16.55 £14.80 £10.93
90th Percentile £47.40 £44.25 £42.15
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +0.98%

Cocoa
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Cocoa in Manchester

Cocoa
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cocoa in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Cocoa.

1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (75.00%) Apple Swift
2 3 (75.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (50.00%) iPhone
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) iPad
4 1 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (25.00%) CocoaPods
4 1 (25.00%) QuartzCore
4 1 (25.00%) Core Data
4 1 (25.00%) Animation
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Core Animation
4 1 (25.00%) Xcode

Cocoa
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (25.00%) CocoaPods
1 1 (25.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 1 (25.00%) Core Animation
1 1 (25.00%) Core Data
1 1 (25.00%) QuartzCore
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) iPad
1 2 (50.00%) iPhone
2 1 (25.00%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Apple Swift
1 3 (75.00%) Objective-C