The first table below looks at the demand for Xcode skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xcode over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Cheshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Xcode
Rank 65 69 66
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing Xcode 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.25% 0.13% 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.70% 1.49% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £200 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -30.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.66 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -46.68%
Development Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
54 67 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.74% 8.60% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 36 55
Average daily rate £325 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £32.00 £31.56 £40.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.41% -21.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.56 £38.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.56 £41.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -0.66%
Xcode
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Xcode
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Xcode across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Xcode Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Xcode
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Xcode across the Cheshire region.

Xcode Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Xcode
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Xcode also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Xcode.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Flash
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Cocoa
2 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe AIR
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (50.00%) UIKit
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5 Canvas
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development

Xcode
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Xcode also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Xcode. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Flash Developer
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Flash
2 1 (50.00%) Cocoa
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe AIR
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (50.00%) UIKit
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe