Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 23 November 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 184 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 - +180
Contract jobs citing Cocoa 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.059% 0.046% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Scotland median daily rate £338 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.95% - -
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year +73.61% +16.13% -31.11%

Cocoa is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1354 1195 1248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 26.85% 27.57% 20.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 841 717 671
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £273 £263 £269
90th Percentile £525 £475 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 16
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £42.50 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.53% +5.25% +1.58%
10th Percentile £17.89 £22.50 £25.00
90th Percentile £40.03 £52.00 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%

Cocoa
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Cocoa in Scotland

Cocoa
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cocoa in Scotland

Cocoa
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 within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 2 £338 - 3
Edinburgh -10 1 - -
Cocoa
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for 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
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Xcode
3 1 (33.33%) SQLite
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) iPhone
3 1 (33.33%) iPad
3 1 (33.33%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (33.33%) UIKit
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) CocoaPods
3 1 (33.33%) Core Data
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
3 1 (33.33%) Finance

Cocoa
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Xcode
2 1 (33.33%) CocoaPods
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Objective-C Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Cocoa Touch
1 1 (33.33%) Core Data
1 1 (33.33%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 3 (100.00%) Objective-C