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 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 92 -
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh - 0.066% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £345
% change year-on-year -3.03% +19.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 - £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 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 259 290 259
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 25.42% 19.00% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 170 169
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 10
Median hourly rate £52.17 £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +247.80% -62.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

Cocoa
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 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 28 April 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Confluence
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) iOS SDK
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 2 (100.00%) UIKit
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
1 2 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 2 (100.00%) Core Data

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 2 (100.00%) Core Data
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) iOS SDK
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) UIKit
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 2 (100.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Apple