The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Cocoa Touch skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cocoa Touch over the 3 months to 29 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 Touch
UK > Scotland
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 145 135
Rank change year-on-year +41 -10  
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 12 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.54% 0.20% 0.033%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.84% 0.89% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 1
Scotland median daily rate £375 £263 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -50.00%  
10th Percentile £353 £233 £513
90th Percentile £410 £279 £538
UK median daily rate £375 £450 £413
% change year-on-year -16.66% +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £28.50 -

Cocoa Touch 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 Scotland with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 652 675 634
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 29.58% 22.82% 21.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1566 1509 1205
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
10th Percentile £301 £263 £260
90th Percentile £620 £463 £460
UK median daily rate £434 £420 £388
% change year-on-year +3.21% +8.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 15
Scotland median hourly rate £43.39 £36.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.06% -8.12%  
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year +18.05% -4.76%  

Cocoa Touch
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Cocoa Touch in Scotland

Cocoa Touch
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cocoa Touch in Scotland

Cocoa Touch
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cocoa Touch within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +7 11 £375 +42.85%
Cocoa Touch
UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cocoa Touch 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Cocoa Touch.

1 15 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 15 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 15 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 15 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 14 (93.33%) Apple Swift
3 12 (80.00%) OO
4 11 (73.33%) JSON
4 11 (73.33%) Core Data
5 10 (66.67%) iPad
5 10 (66.67%) OOD
5 10 (66.67%) MVC
5 10 (66.67%) UIKit
5 10 (66.67%) iPhone
6 9 (60.00%) Data Protection
6 9 (60.00%) XML
7 5 (33.33%) Xcode
8 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
8 4 (26.67%) Apple
8 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
9 3 (20.00%) SQLite
10 2 (13.33%) jQuery
10 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
10 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
10 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
10 2 (13.33%) Core Animation
10 2 (13.33%) Confluence
10 2 (13.33%) HTML5
10 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
10 2 (13.33%) Bitbucket

Cocoa Touch
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (13.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) iTunes
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Xcode
2 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (13.33%) Bitbucket
3 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (13.33%) JIRA
3 2 (13.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
1 15 (100.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (6.67%) Objective-C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) Cocoa
2 11 (73.33%) Core Data
2 11 (73.33%) JSON
3 10 (66.67%) UIKit
4 9 (60.00%) XML
5 2 (13.33%) Core Animation
5 2 (13.33%) HTML
5 2 (13.33%) HTML5
5 2 (13.33%) iOS SDK
5 2 (13.33%) jQuery
5 2 (13.33%) REST
5 2 (13.33%) SOAP
5 2 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) iPad
1 10 (66.67%) iPhone
2 2 (13.33%) Animation
2 2 (13.33%) Apple TV
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (13.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 12 (80.00%) OO
3 10 (66.67%) MVC
3 10 (66.67%) OOD
4 9 (60.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 14 (93.33%) Apple Swift
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Apple