The table below looks at the statistics for Cocoa skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cocoa over the 3 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Cocoa
Rank 121 - 120
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.091% - 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% - 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £475 - £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.17% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.00 £33.55
% change year-on-year
- -7.60%
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
615 648 768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.99% 20.02% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 342 429
Median daily rate £350 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 5
Median hourly rate £47.25 £40.38 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.01% -4.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Cocoa
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cocoa within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 2 £475 -
Cocoa
UK

Cocoa
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Cocoa.

1 9 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 9 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 8 (88.89%) iPad
2 8 (88.89%) iOS Development
2 8 (88.89%) iPhone
2 8 (88.89%) OO
2 8 (88.89%) OOD
3 7 (77.78%) Apple
3 7 (77.78%) Unit Testing
3 7 (77.78%) Apple Swift
4 6 (66.67%) Cocoa Touch
4 6 (66.67%) UIKit
4 6 (66.67%) Core Data
4 6 (66.67%) Animation
4 6 (66.67%) JSON
4 6 (66.67%) Core Animation
4 6 (66.67%) XML
4 6 (66.67%) MVC
5 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
5 5 (55.56%) Data Protection
5 5 (55.56%) Apple TV
6 4 (44.44%) Xcode
6 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
7 3 (33.33%) Mobile Development
8 2 (22.22%) Android Development
8 2 (22.22%) User Experience
8 2 (22.22%) BDD
8 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
8 2 (22.22%) iTunes
8 2 (22.22%) Mac OS X

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) iTunes
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Xcode
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) Subversion
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (88.89%) iOS Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Senior Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Senior iOS Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Android Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Digital Developer
6 1 (11.11%) iOS Android Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Java Android Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Java Mobile Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Objective-C Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Cocoa Touch
1 6 (66.67%) Core Animation
1 6 (66.67%) Core Data
1 6 (66.67%) JSON
1 6 (66.67%) UIKit
1 6 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) iPad
1 8 (88.89%) iPhone
2 6 (66.67%) Animation
3 5 (55.56%) Apple TV
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (22.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (22.22%) Android
2 2 (22.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) iOS Development
1 8 (88.89%) OO
1 8 (88.89%) OOD
2 7 (77.78%) Unit Testing
3 6 (66.67%) MVC
4 5 (55.56%) Data Protection
5 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Mobile Development
7 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (22.22%) Android Development
7 2 (22.22%) BDD
7 2 (22.22%) Content Management
7 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (22.22%) Scrum
7 2 (22.22%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 7 (77.78%) Apple Swift
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Apple