Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 26 July 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 139 130
Rank change year-on-year +28 -9 -6
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.044% 0.036% 0.032%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Edinburgh median daily rate - - £525
Scotland median daily rate £375 £255 £450
% change year-on-year +47.06% -43.33% -21.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 575 591 542
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 25.45% 21.11% 17.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 329 327
Edinburgh median daily rate £380 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £260
90th Percentile £550 £525 £488
Scotland median daily rate £375 £365 £375
% change year-on-year +2.74% -2.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 11
Edinburgh median hourly rate £43.39 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.09% +6.25% +25.00%
10th Percentile £40.32 £19.85 £36.25
90th Percentile £49.70 £47.45 £43.75
Scotland median hourly rate £43.39 £35.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +21.37% -10.63% +14.29%

Cocoa
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Cocoa in Edinburgh

Cocoa
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cocoa in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Cocoa.

1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Xcode
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 1 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 1 (100.00%) CocoaPods

Cocoa
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (100.00%) CocoaPods
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior iOS Developer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C