Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 18 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
England > North West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 194 218 229
Rank change year-on-year +24 +11 -33
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 7 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.12% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.39% 0.52% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 1
North West median daily rate £335 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.18% +17.24% +11.54%
10th Percentile £315 £386 £356
90th Percentile £399 £466 £369
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year +73.61% +16.13% -31.11%

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 the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1792 1927 2029
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 31.53% 27.95% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1218 1350 1268
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +17.99%
10th Percentile £299 £275 £275
90th Percentile £538 £500 £540
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 27 66
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% +0.98%
10th Percentile £18.53 £15.40 £16.16
90th Percentile £50.51 £44.85 £45.67
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%

Cocoa
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Cocoa as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Cocoa in the North West

Cocoa
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cocoa in the North West

Cocoa
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cocoa within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +15 4 £329 -22.53%
Cheshire +11 2 - - 1
Merseyside - 1 £400 -
Cocoa
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 North West region with a requirement for Cocoa.

1 7 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 7 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 6 (85.71%) Objective-C
2 6 (85.71%) Apple Swift
3 4 (57.14%) Xcode
4 3 (42.86%) iPad
4 3 (42.86%) iPhone
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) OO
5 2 (28.57%) Mac OS X
5 2 (28.57%) Apple
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) SOAP
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) XML
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) Subversion
5 2 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) JSON
5 2 (28.57%) REST
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
6 1 (14.29%) CocoaPods
6 1 (14.29%) QuartzCore
6 1 (14.29%) Core Data
6 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (14.29%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development

Cocoa
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (57.14%) Xcode
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) CocoaPods
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
1 6 (85.71%) iOS Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Objective-C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) JSON
1 2 (28.57%) REST
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (14.29%) Core Animation
2 1 (14.29%) Core Data
2 1 (14.29%) QuartzCore
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) iPad
1 3 (42.86%) iPhone
2 1 (14.29%) Animation
2 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Mac OS X
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Apple Swift
1 6 (85.71%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Apple