The table below looks at the statistics for Cocoa Touch skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cocoa Touch over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa Touch
Rank 74 66 61
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.25% 0.091% 0.094%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.97% 0.48% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£575 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £22.66 -
% change year-on-year
+48.05% -
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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 Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
309 208 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.75% 18.86% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 85 51
Average daily rate £390 £335 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.41% +6.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Cocoa Touch
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cocoa Touch across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Cocoa Touch Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Cocoa Touch
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Cocoa Touch Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Cocoa Touch
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Cocoa Touch also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cocoa Touch.

1 3 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 3 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Mercurial
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) IaaS
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script

Cocoa Touch
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Cocoa Touch also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cocoa Touch. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Cocoa
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script