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 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.

Apple Cocoa Touch
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 133 122
Rank change year-on-year +30 -11  
Contract jobs citing Cocoa Touch 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.17% 0.039% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.58% 0.17% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £500 - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £431 £360
% change year-on-year -2.60% +19.79%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £34.20

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 521 572 591
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 29.62% 22.07% 20.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 333 353
Median daily rate £370 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 11
Median hourly rate £52.17 £18.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +178.24% -58.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

Cocoa Touch
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Cocoa Touch 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 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 March 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
Edinburgh +21 2 £500 -
Glasgow - 1 - - 1
Cocoa Touch
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 3 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 3 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 3 (100.00%) Core Data
2 2 (66.67%) Apple
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) iOS SDK
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Bitbucket
2 2 (66.67%) UIKit
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Confluence
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) iPhone

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 (66.67%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Bitbucket
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 3 (100.00%) Core Data
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) iOS SDK
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) UIKit
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) iPad
2 1 (33.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 3 (100.00%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 3 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Apple
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