The table below looks at the statistics for Xcode skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xcode over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Xcode
Rank 169 187 179
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Contract jobs citing Xcode 16 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.14% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.17% 1.08% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 14
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £345 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £453 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £308
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £43.25
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
738 738 677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.41% 12.58% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 581 543 517
Average daily rate £425 £425 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £27.37 £48.75 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.85% +17.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

Xcode
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Xcode Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Xcode
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Xcode Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Xcode
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Xcode across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Xcode Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Xcode
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Xcode across the City of London region.

Xcode Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 34 (89.47%) Apple iOS
2 28 (73.68%) iOS Development
3 23 (60.53%) Objective-C
4 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (42.11%) Cocoa
6 15 (39.47%) Android
7 14 (36.84%) OO
8 12 (31.58%) iPhone
9 11 (28.95%) HTML
10 10 (26.32%) C++
10 10 (26.32%) Cocoa Touch
10 10 (26.32%) User Experience
11 9 (23.68%) iOS SDK
11 9 (23.68%) iPad
11 9 (23.68%) RESTful
11 9 (23.68%) JSON
11 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
12 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
12 8 (21.05%) HTML5
12 8 (21.05%) Mobile App
13 7 (18.42%) Web Services
13 7 (18.42%) XML
13 7 (18.42%) E-Commerce
14 6 (15.79%) HTTP
14 6 (15.79%) TDD
14 6 (15.79%) Web Design
14 6 (15.79%) Social Media
14 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
15 5 (13.16%) Ruby
15 5 (13.16%) Marketing

Xcode
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) HTTP
2 2 (5.26%) VPN
2 2 (5.26%) HTTPS
2 2 (5.26%) Internet
2 2 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Cucumber
1 5 (13.16%) Calabash
2 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.26%) Selenium
3 2 (5.26%) Android Studio
4 1 (2.63%) Appium
4 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.63%) Axure RP
4 1 (2.63%) JUnit
4 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.63%) Introscope
General
1 5 (13.16%) Marketing
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Games
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (78.95%) Developer
2 24 (63.16%) iOS Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Test Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Lead Developer
4 3 (7.89%) C++ Developer
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Developer
4 3 (7.89%) C Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Mac Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Mobile Test Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Mobile Tester
6 1 (2.63%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) Cocoa
2 11 (28.95%) HTML
3 10 (26.32%) Cocoa Touch
4 9 (23.68%) iOS SDK
4 9 (23.68%) JSON
4 9 (23.68%) RESTful
5 8 (21.05%) HTML5
6 7 (18.42%) Web Services
6 7 (18.42%) XML
7 4 (10.53%) Android SDK
7 4 (10.53%) CSS
8 3 (7.89%) .NET
8 3 (7.89%) CSS3
9 2 (5.26%) PhoneGap
9 2 (5.26%) Sencha Touch
9 2 (5.26%) Backbone.js
9 2 (5.26%) Xamarin.iOS
9 2 (5.26%) jQuery
9 2 (5.26%) REST
9 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) iPhone
2 10 (26.32%) User Experience
3 9 (23.68%) iPad
4 8 (21.05%) Mobile App
4 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
5 6 (15.79%) Social Media
6 3 (7.89%) N-Tier
6 3 (7.89%) Blackberry
6 3 (7.89%) Smartphone
7 2 (5.26%) Streaming Video
7 2 (5.26%) Video on Demand
8 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
8 1 (2.63%) Animation
8 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (2.63%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (2.63%) Kindle
8 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
8 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 34 (89.47%) Apple iOS
2 15 (39.47%) Android
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Phone
3 2 (5.26%) Windows
3 2 (5.26%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.63%) UNIX
4 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (73.68%) iOS Development
2 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (36.84%) OO
4 7 (18.42%) E-Commerce
5 6 (15.79%) TDD
5 6 (15.79%) Web Design
5 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
6 5 (13.16%) OOP
7 4 (10.53%) Scrum
7 4 (10.53%) Test Automation
8 3 (7.89%) Test Scripting
8 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.89%) SOA
9 2 (5.26%) Data Modelling
9 2 (5.26%) OOD
9 2 (5.26%) Automated Testing
9 2 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (5.26%) Android Development
9 2 (5.26%) BDD
9 2 (5.26%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) Objective-C
2 10 (26.32%) C++
3 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.16%) Ruby
4 5 (13.16%) C#
5 4 (10.53%) SQL
6 3 (7.89%) C
7 2 (5.26%) Java
7 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.63%) ActionScript
8 1 (2.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.63%) ISEB
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Apple
2 2 (5.26%) Sencha
2 2 (5.26%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Splunk
3 1 (2.63%) Perforce
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