Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 357 347 350
Rank change year-on-year -10 +3 -10
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 1 18 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.006% 0.11% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.022% 0.40% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 34
South East median daily rate - £375 £375
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
South East 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 South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4566 4462 5119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.53% 26.85% 26.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2821 2713 3305
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +4.83%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £513
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 127 118
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £14.78 £12.25 £14.99
90th Percentile £50.08 £55.20 £51.33
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%

Cocoa
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Cocoa as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Cocoa in the South East

Cocoa
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cocoa in the South East

Cocoa
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cocoa within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 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
Thames Valley -5 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Cocoa
England

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 South East region with a requirement for Cocoa.

1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Xcode
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 1 (100.00%) Apple Swift

Cocoa
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (100.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Apple