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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Cocoa
South West / Bristol
Rank 65 - 71
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.12% - 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.43% - 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £425 - £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 - £34.20

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 232 201 192
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 28.68% 22.21% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 140 137
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 1
Median hourly rate £41.75 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.28% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

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

Cocoa
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 3 (100.00%) Apple Swift
2 2 (66.67%) Core Data
2 2 (66.67%) Push Notifications
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (66.67%) Core Animation
2 2 (66.67%) Animation
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 2 (66.67%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) REST

Cocoa
Top Related 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:

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (66.67%) Core Animation
2 2 (66.67%) Core Data
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Animation
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Push Notifications
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Apple Swift
2 2 (66.67%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Apple