The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 28 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 / Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 135 -
Rank change year-on-year +17 -  
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 5 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.24% 0.21% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 0.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Median daily rate £425 £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £425 £381
% change year-on-year -8.82% +11.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 Yorkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 732 963 752
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 35.86% 34.38% 25.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1889 2809 2091
Median daily rate £388 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £305 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £503 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 76
Median hourly rate £41.88 £13.85 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +202.34% -65.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.69 £10.93 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.56 £16.77 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Cocoa
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Cocoa as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cocoa in Yorkshire

Cocoa
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cocoa in Yorkshire

Cocoa
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cocoa within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
West Yorkshire +20 5 £425 - 1
Cocoa
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Cocoa.

1 19 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 19 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 18 (94.74%) Cocoa Touch
2 18 (94.74%) Apple Swift
3 16 (84.21%) User Experience
3 16 (84.21%) Scrum
3 16 (84.21%) Xcode
3 16 (84.21%) RESTful
4 13 (68.42%) Unit Testing
4 13 (68.42%) OO
4 13 (68.42%) OOD
5 4 (21.05%) TDD
6 3 (15.79%) Android
6 3 (15.79%) Java
6 3 (15.79%) BDD
6 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
6 3 (15.79%) Android SDK
6 3 (15.79%) Android Development
6 3 (15.79%) iOS SDK
7 2 (10.53%) UIKit
7 2 (10.53%) Core Data
7 2 (10.53%) Core Animation
8 1 (5.26%) iPad
8 1 (5.26%) iPhone
8 1 (5.26%) Content Management
8 1 (5.26%) Apple
8 1 (5.26%) Publishing
8 1 (5.26%) CMS

Cocoa
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) CMS
Development Applications
1 16 (84.21%) Xcode
General
1 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
1 19 (100.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (94.74%) Cocoa Touch
2 16 (84.21%) RESTful
3 3 (15.79%) Android SDK
3 3 (15.79%) iOS SDK
4 2 (10.53%) Core Animation
4 2 (10.53%) Core Data
4 2 (10.53%) UIKit
5 1 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (84.21%) User Experience
2 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) iPad
3 1 (5.26%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (15.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 16 (84.21%) Scrum
3 13 (68.42%) OO
3 13 (68.42%) OOD
3 13 (68.42%) Unit Testing
4 4 (21.05%) TDD
5 3 (15.79%) Android Development
5 3 (15.79%) BDD
6 1 (5.26%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 18 (94.74%) Apple Swift
3 3 (15.79%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Apple