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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Cocoa
South West / Bristol
Rank 66 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.13% 0.13% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 0.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £525 £350
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -

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
196 217 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 25.72% 27.57% 28.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 174 183
Median daily rate £375 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 5
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 23 January 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Cocoa.

1 8 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 8 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 8 (100.00%) Apple Swift
2 7 (87.50%) Objective-C
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (75.00%) Cocoa Touch
4 5 (62.50%) REST
4 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
4 5 (62.50%) TDD
4 5 (62.50%) Scrum
4 5 (62.50%) Web Services
5 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 4 (50.00%) MySQL
5 4 (50.00%) SOAP
5 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
5 4 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
5 4 (50.00%) SQLite
5 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (50.00%) RESTful
5 4 (50.00%) CouchDB
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (50.00%) TestFlight
5 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (37.50%) User Experience
6 3 (37.50%) Apple

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 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (50.00%) TestFlight
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 4 (50.00%) CouchDB
1 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
1 4 (50.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) iOS Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior iOS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Objective-C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 5 (62.50%) REST
2 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) RESTful
3 4 (50.00%) SOAP
4 2 (25.00%) Core Animation
4 2 (25.00%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (37.50%) User Experience
3 2 (25.00%) Animation
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (12.50%) iPad
4 1 (12.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
4 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
4 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (12.50%) BDD
6 1 (12.50%) Disruptive Innovation
6 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
6 1 (12.50%) OO
6 1 (12.50%) OOD
6 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Apple Swift
2 7 (87.50%) Objective-C
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Apple