The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Scotland region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Cocoa
Rank 131 111 100
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -11
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 2 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.073% 0.041% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.16% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
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 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+48.05% -46.68%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
773 622 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.12% 25.23% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 281 186
Average daily rate £375 £370 £312
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +18.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 14
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
Cocoa
UK

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 25 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Edinburgh -16 2 £575 - 1
Cocoa
UK

Cocoa
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS

Cocoa
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script