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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 71 59
Rank change year-on-year -4 -12  
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 1 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.12% 0.23% 1.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 0.96% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 12
Median daily rate £338 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.58% +3.03%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £425 £381
% change year-on-year -7.05% +11.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £28.50 -
% change year-on-year +45.61% -  

Cocoa is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 228 209 271
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 26.95% 24.50% 29.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 161 220
Median daily rate £350 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £20.39 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +169.74% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Cocoa
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Cocoa as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 23 June 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 2 (100.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) B2C
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Xcode
2 1 (50.00%) Objective-C

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 1 (50.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) B2C
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apple