The table below looks at the statistics for Cocoa skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cocoa over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Cocoa
Rank - 87 -
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.070% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £525 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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
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
280 252 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.84% 17.73% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 152 209
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +7.14%

Cocoa
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh 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 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 11 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Cocoa.

1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 2 (100.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Xcode
2 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) Animation
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Core Animation

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 1 (50.00%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Animation
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (50.00%) Objective-C