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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xcode over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Xcode
Rank 160 200 181
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -19
Contract jobs citing Xcode 12 8 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.15% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.87% 1.05% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 16
Median daily rate £475 £419 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.43% +1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £260 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.47% +5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £18.00 -
Xcode
London

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
641 761 811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.51% 14.10% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 626 621
Median daily rate £465 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

Xcode
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Xcode as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 August 2016.

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 28 August 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 City of London region with a requirement for Xcode.

1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 16 (80.00%) Apple Swift
3 14 (70.00%) BDD
4 12 (60.00%) Scrum
4 12 (60.00%) Objective-C
4 12 (60.00%) iOS Development
5 10 (50.00%) OO
5 10 (50.00%) iPhone
5 10 (50.00%) TDD
6 9 (45.00%) Pair Programming
7 8 (40.00%) Android
7 8 (40.00%) Test Automation
7 8 (40.00%) Java
7 8 (40.00%) Apple
8 7 (35.00%) Exploratory Testing
8 7 (35.00%) Mobile Development
8 7 (35.00%) WebDriver
8 7 (35.00%) Selenium
8 7 (35.00%) Degree
8 7 (35.00%) JSON
8 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
9 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
9 6 (30.00%) RESTful
9 6 (30.00%) OOD
9 6 (30.00%) Cocoa
9 6 (30.00%) User Experience
9 6 (30.00%) iPad
9 6 (30.00%) Disruptive Innovation
10 5 (25.00%) Git (software)

Xcode
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Selenium
1 7 (35.00%) WebDriver
2 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (20.00%) eggPlant
3 4 (20.00%) Fiddler
3 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 3 (15.00%) Appium
4 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (15.00%) Robotium
5 1 (5.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (5.00%) CocoaPods
5 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.00%) Games
1 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 11 (55.00%) iOS Developer
3 8 (40.00%) Objective-C Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Automation Tester
4 4 (20.00%) Java Automation Tester
4 4 (20.00%) Mobile Tester
4 4 (20.00%) QA Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Tester
5 3 (15.00%) QA Automation Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) QA Test Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior iOS Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior QA Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Lead iOS Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Mobile Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) JSON
2 6 (30.00%) Cocoa
2 6 (30.00%) RESTful
3 4 (20.00%) Gherkin
3 4 (20.00%) XML
4 3 (15.00%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (15.00%) REST
5 2 (10.00%) Core Data
5 2 (10.00%) iOS SDK
5 2 (10.00%) UIKit
6 1 (5.00%) .NET
6 1 (5.00%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (5.00%) Core Animation
6 1 (5.00%) CSS3
6 1 (5.00%) HTML
6 1 (5.00%) HTML5
6 1 (5.00%) OAuth2
6 1 (5.00%) PhoneGap
6 1 (5.00%) React Native
6 1 (5.00%) SpriteKit
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) iPhone
2 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (30.00%) iPad
3 6 (30.00%) User Experience
4 4 (20.00%) Blackberry
5 2 (10.00%) Animation
5 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (10.00%) NHS
6 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
6 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 8 (40.00%) Android
3 4 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 4 (20.00%) Unix
3 4 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (70.00%) BDD
3 12 (60.00%) iOS Development
3 12 (60.00%) Scrum
4 10 (50.00%) OO
4 10 (50.00%) TDD
5 9 (45.00%) Pair Programming
6 8 (40.00%) Test Automation
7 7 (35.00%) Exploratory Testing
7 7 (35.00%) Mobile Development
8 6 (30.00%) Disruptive Innovation
8 6 (30.00%) OOD
8 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
9 4 (20.00%) Agile Testing
9 4 (20.00%) ITIL
9 4 (20.00%) OOP
9 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
10 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
11 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) Apple Swift
2 12 (60.00%) Objective-C
3 8 (40.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) Scala
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Apple
2 1 (5.00%) Appcelerator