The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Cocoa skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cocoa over the 3 months to 29 June 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 > West Midlands
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 141 117
Rank change year-on-year +22 -24  
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.049% 0.033% 0.042%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
West Midlands median daily rate £350 - £388
England median daily rate £425 £450 £413
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £41.50 £28.50 -
% change year-on-year +45.61% -  

Cocoa is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 509 771 554
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 24.71% 25.72% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1494 2058 1486
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.63%  
10th Percentile £263 £240 £213
90th Percentile £553 £510 £438
England median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 56 62
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.00 £24.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.16% +1.05%  
10th Percentile £25.00 £22.00 £21.88
90th Percentile £40.25 £38.75 £42.55
England median hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year +15.27% -3.87%  

Cocoa
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Cocoa in the West Midlands

Cocoa
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cocoa in the West Midlands

Cocoa
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cocoa in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cocoa in the West Midlands

Cocoa
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cocoa within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry - 1 £350 -
Cocoa
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Cocoa.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (50.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (50.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Xcode
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services

Cocoa
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 1 (50.00%) iOS SDK
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Xamarin
West Midlands
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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