The table below looks at the statistics for Cocoa skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cocoa over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa
Rank 122 111 112
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.65% 0.48% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
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£525 £363 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.82% +31.81%
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 - £18.75
Cocoa
UK

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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
775 625 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.88% 25.29% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 306 247
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 18
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -20.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Cocoa
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Cocoa Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Cocoa
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Cocoa Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Cocoa
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cocoa within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -12 1 - - 6
Cocoa
UK

Cocoa
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 5 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 4 (80.00%) Cocoa Touch
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) IaaS
5 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (20.00%) User Experience
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
5 1 (20.00%) SQLite
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) iPhone
5 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (20.00%) Mercurial
5 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (20.00%) Apple
5 1 (20.00%) C++
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Advertising
5 1 (20.00%) Xcode

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (20.00%) IaaS
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (20.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) iOS Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior iOS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
1 1 (20.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Apple
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