Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 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 West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 195 217
Rank change year-on-year +2 +22 -13
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 4 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.072% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.57% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 7
South West median daily rate £350 £550 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +33.33% +6.45%
10th Percentile £320 £384 £359
90th Percentile £375 £575 £431
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 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 South West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1435 1575 1818
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 25.78% 27.40% 27.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 911 1147 1272
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £500
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 94
South West median hourly rate £48.00 £36.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.41% -14.71% -
10th Percentile £35.00 £18.63 £30.00
90th Percentile £58.75 £53.88 £55.00
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 West

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

Job vacancy trend for Cocoa in the South West

Cocoa
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cocoa in the South West

Cocoa
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West 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
Bristol -13 4 £350 -36.36% 3
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 West region with a requirement for Cocoa.

1 4 (100.00%) Xcode
1 4 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 4 (100.00%) Apple Swift
2 3 (75.00%) Data Structures
2 3 (75.00%) iOS SDK
2 3 (75.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 3 (75.00%) UIKit
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) OOD
3 2 (50.00%) Advertising
3 2 (50.00%) Marketing
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) Apple
3 2 (50.00%) Social Media
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) Push Notifications
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (25.00%) CocoaPods
4 1 (25.00%) React Native
4 1 (25.00%) OpenGL
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Functional Programming
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) JSON

Cocoa
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 (100.00%) Xcode
2 1 (25.00%) CocoaPods
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (50.00%) Advertising
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 3 (75.00%) iOS SDK
1 3 (75.00%) UIKit
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) OpenGL
3 1 (25.00%) React Native
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (50.00%) Social Media
3 1 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) OOD
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) Push Notifications
4 1 (25.00%) B2C
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Functional Programming
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 4 (100.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Apple