Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Cocoa skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cocoa over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Apple Cocoa
South West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 99 100
Rank change year-on-year -12 +1 +4
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 4 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.20% 0.47% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.72% 1.66% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 5
Bristol median daily rate £350 £550 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +33.33% +6.45%
10th Percentile £320 £488 £394
90th Percentile £375 £575 £431
South West median daily rate £350 £550 £413
% change year-on-year -36.36% +33.33% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

Cocoa is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 557 481 484
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 28.43% 28.48% 28.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 361 394
Bristol median daily rate £375 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33% -
10th Percentile £279 £268 £273
90th Percentile £513 £525 £520
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Bristol median hourly rate £50.00 £38.25 £51.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.72% -25.37% +7.89%
10th Percentile £21.70 £33.23 £17.18
90th Percentile £70.00 £42.68 £95.25
South West median hourly rate £46.50 £36.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +28.28% -14.71% +2.41%

Cocoa
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Cocoa as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Cocoa in Bristol

Cocoa
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cocoa in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cocoa in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Cocoa.

1 4 (100.00%) Xcode
1 4 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 4 (100.00%) Apple Swift
2 3 (75.00%) Data Structures
2 3 (75.00%) iOS SDK
2 3 (75.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 3 (75.00%) UIKit
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) OOD
3 2 (50.00%) Advertising
3 2 (50.00%) Marketing
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) Apple
3 2 (50.00%) Social Media
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) Push Notifications
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (25.00%) CocoaPods
4 1 (25.00%) React Native
4 1 (25.00%) OpenGL
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Functional Programming
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) JSON

Cocoa
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 4 (100.00%) Xcode
2 1 (25.00%) CocoaPods
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (50.00%) Advertising
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 3 (75.00%) iOS SDK
1 3 (75.00%) UIKit
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) OpenGL
3 1 (25.00%) React Native
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (50.00%) Social Media
3 1 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) OOD
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) Push Notifications
4 1 (25.00%) B2C
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Functional Programming
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 4 (100.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Apple