The table below looks at the statistics for Cocoa 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 over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Cocoa
Rank 77 74 58
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.37% 0.26% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.81% 1.06% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £325 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cocoa
Scotland

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
276 283 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.47% 24.67% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 140 97
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.50 £150.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.85% -91.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

Cocoa
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Cocoa Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Cocoa
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Cocoa Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Cocoa
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Cocoa 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.

1 7 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 7 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 6 (85.71%) Objective-C
3 5 (71.43%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Banking
5 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Cocoa Touch
5 2 (28.57%) Android Development
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) OO
5 2 (28.57%) Android
6 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
6 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
6 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (14.29%) Open Source
6 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 1 (14.29%) C++
6 1 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (14.29%) J2EE
6 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
6 1 (14.29%) IaaS
6 1 (14.29%) Spring
6 1 (14.29%) Refactoring
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Cocoa 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) iOS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Android Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Mobile Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (28.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Android Development
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
3 1 (14.29%) Refactoring
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Objective-C
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Java