The table below looks at the statistics for Cocoa skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cocoa over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Cocoa
Rank 67 57 71
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +14
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 2 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.24% 1.15% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.05% 4.63% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 1
Median daily rate £425 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +26.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £34.20 -
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -
Cocoa
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
190 216 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 22.92% 24.77% 32.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 164 220
Median daily rate £338 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £20.39 - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.73% +8.00%

Cocoa
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing Cocoa as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Cocoa Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Cocoa
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cocoa across the Bristol region.

Cocoa Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Cocoa.

1 3 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (66.67%) iOS SDK
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) SQLite
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) iPhone
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) CouchDB
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Social Media
3 1 (33.33%) iPad
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (33.33%) Progressive Enhancement
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) OOD

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (33.33%) CouchDB
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Objective-C Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Cocoa Touch
1 2 (66.67%) iOS SDK
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Android SDK
2 1 (33.33%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile First
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) Progressive Enhancement
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (33.33%) Apple Swift
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) SQL