Period
to 18 November 2017

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 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 215 164
Rank change year-on-year +39 -51 +5
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 8 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.080% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.69% 0.32% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.64% -23.83%
10th Percentile £296 £325 £363
90th Percentile £473 £425 £404
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.54 - £31.00
10th Percentile £32.63 - £29.30
90th Percentile £34.31 - £33.66
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 West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1158 1580 1122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 24.17% 25.43% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 767 970 684
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £213
90th Percentile £563 £514 £500
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 17 32
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £23.00 £28.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.96% -19.57% +3.98%
10th Percentile £18.38 £10.40 £11.08
90th Percentile £41.15 £39.82 £43.78
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cocoa in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 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
Warwickshire - 3 £425 -
Birmingham +9 2 £475 +35.71%
Coventry - 1 £350 -
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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Cocoa.

1 8 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 8 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 8 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 7 (87.50%) Apple Swift
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (62.50%) JSON
4 5 (62.50%) Scrum
4 5 (62.50%) Cocoa Touch
5 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (37.50%) CocoaPods
5 3 (37.50%) User Experience
5 3 (37.50%) Core Data
5 3 (37.50%) REST
5 3 (37.50%) Xcode
5 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (37.50%) Automotive
5 3 (37.50%) XML
5 3 (37.50%) Bluetooth
5 3 (37.50%) HTTP
5 3 (37.50%) SSL
5 3 (37.50%) iPad
5 3 (37.50%) iPhone
5 3 (37.50%) RESTful
5 3 (37.50%) Core Animation
6 2 (25.00%) iOS SDK
6 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (25.00%) Degree
6 2 (25.00%) Animation
6 2 (25.00%) Apple

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 (12.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Bluetooth
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
1 3 (37.50%) SSL
1 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) CocoaPods
1 3 (37.50%) Xcode
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 3 (37.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
1 7 (87.50%) iOS Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Automotive Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) iPhone Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Cocoa Touch
1 5 (62.50%) JSON
2 3 (37.50%) Core Animation
2 3 (37.50%) Core Data
2 3 (37.50%) REST
2 3 (37.50%) RESTful
2 3 (37.50%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) iOS SDK
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (37.50%) iPad
1 3 (37.50%) iPhone
1 3 (37.50%) User Experience
2 2 (25.00%) Animation
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Android Development
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 7 (87.50%) Apple Swift
3 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (12.50%) Xamarin