The table below looks at the statistics for Xcode skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xcode over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Xcode
Rank 66 75 67
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing Xcode 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.51% 0.10% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.84% 0.68% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 -
% change year-on-year
+58.33% -
Xcode
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Development Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
141 148 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.05% 15.12% 5.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 90 26
Median daily rate £425 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Median hourly rate £20.78 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.58% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%

Xcode
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Xcode as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xcode within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Knutsford - 2 £475 -
Chester -7 1 £425 -
Xcode
North West

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Xcode 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Xcode.

1 6 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 6 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 6 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Publishing
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Mobile Development
3 3 (50.00%) Apple Swift
3 3 (50.00%) Bitbucket
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) iOS SDK
3 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) RESTful
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) Digital Media
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) PHP
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) CRM
4 2 (33.33%) ERP
4 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 2 (33.33%) Degree

Xcode
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Bitbucket
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) iOS Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Objective-C Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior iOS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) iOS SDK
2 2 (33.33%) JSON
2 2 (33.33%) RESTful
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (33.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Mobile Development
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) CRM
4 2 (33.33%) ERP
4 2 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 3 (50.00%) Apple Swift
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree