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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Xcode
Rank 188 199 207
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +8
Contract jobs citing Xcode 16 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.40% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.05% 3.37% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 13
Average daily rate
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£377 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.83% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 -
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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
782 860 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.16% 11.78% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 640 531
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.84% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £21.50 £45.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.22% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.56% +4.28%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014, 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 42 (91.30%) Objective-C
2 41 (89.13%) Apple iOS
3 40 (86.96%) iOS Development
4 24 (52.17%) JSON
5 22 (47.83%) Cocoa
6 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (45.65%) Android
6 21 (45.65%) iPhone
7 19 (41.30%) iOS SDK
8 18 (39.13%) HTML
8 18 (39.13%) XML
9 16 (34.78%) OO
10 15 (32.61%) Web Services
11 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
12 13 (28.26%) iPad
13 12 (26.09%) RESTful
13 12 (26.09%) C++
14 11 (23.91%) Java
14 11 (23.91%) Mobile App
15 10 (21.74%) HTML5
16 9 (19.57%) Cocoa Touch
16 9 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
17 8 (17.39%) Computer Science
17 8 (17.39%) TDD
17 8 (17.39%) Scrum
17 8 (17.39%) User Experience
18 7 (15.22%) Android Development
18 7 (15.22%) Apple
18 7 (15.22%) C#
18 7 (15.22%) OOP

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) HTTP
1 4 (8.70%) HTTPS
2 2 (4.35%) SSL
3 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.70%) Subversion
2 4 (8.70%) JUnit
2 4 (8.70%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.52%) Introscope
4 2 (4.35%) JIRA
4 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.35%) Calabash
4 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.17%) Robotium
5 1 (2.17%) Android Studio
5 1 (2.17%) Appium
5 1 (2.17%) Axure RP
5 1 (2.17%) JMeter
General
1 3 (6.52%) Marketing
2 2 (4.35%) Back Office
2 2 (4.35%) Legal
3 1 (2.17%) Publishing
3 1 (2.17%) Games
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (89.13%) Developer
2 37 (80.43%) iOS Developer
3 3 (6.52%) Senior iOS Developer
3 3 (6.52%) Junior iOS Developer
3 3 (6.52%) Junior
3 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
3 3 (6.52%) Java Developer
3 3 (6.52%) Junior Developer
4 2 (4.35%) Java Consultant
4 2 (4.35%) iPhone Developer
4 2 (4.35%) Consultant
4 2 (4.35%) Android Developer
5 1 (2.17%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (2.17%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (2.17%) Lead Developer
5 1 (2.17%) Project Manager
5 1 (2.17%) Analyst
5 1 (2.17%) Test Analyst
5 1 (2.17%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (2.17%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (52.17%) JSON
2 22 (47.83%) Cocoa
3 19 (41.30%) iOS SDK
4 18 (39.13%) XML
4 18 (39.13%) HTML
5 15 (32.61%) Web Services
6 12 (26.09%) RESTful
7 10 (21.74%) HTML5
8 9 (19.57%) Cocoa Touch
9 5 (10.87%) CSS
10 3 (6.52%) .NET
10 3 (6.52%) Spring
10 3 (6.52%) Xamarin.iOS
10 3 (6.52%) Java EE
10 3 (6.52%) Android SDK
10 3 (6.52%) REST
10 3 (6.52%) CSS3
10 3 (6.52%) PhoneGap
10 3 (6.52%) Sencha Touch
11 2 (4.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (45.65%) iPhone
2 13 (28.26%) iPad
3 11 (23.91%) Mobile App
4 8 (17.39%) User Experience
4 8 (17.39%) Computer Science
5 4 (8.70%) N-Tier
5 4 (8.70%) Blackberry
5 4 (8.70%) Data Structures
6 3 (6.52%) Algorithms
6 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (6.52%) Client/Server
6 3 (6.52%) Augmented Reality
6 3 (6.52%) Social Media
7 2 (4.35%) Video on Demand
7 2 (4.35%) DTV
7 2 (4.35%) Streaming Video
7 2 (4.35%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (2.17%) Kindle
8 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (2.17%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 41 (89.13%) Apple iOS
2 21 (45.65%) Android
3 6 (13.04%) Windows
4 5 (10.87%) Windows Phone
5 3 (6.52%) Linux
5 3 (6.52%) UNIX
6 2 (4.35%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (86.96%) iOS Development
2 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (34.78%) OO
4 9 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (17.39%) TDD
5 8 (17.39%) Scrum
6 7 (15.22%) OOP
6 7 (15.22%) Android Development
7 6 (13.04%) SOA
8 5 (10.87%) E-Commerce
8 5 (10.87%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (8.70%) MVC
9 4 (8.70%) Web Design
10 3 (6.52%) EAI
10 3 (6.52%) BDD
10 3 (6.52%) Multithreading
10 3 (6.52%) Kanban
10 3 (6.52%) Test Automation
10 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
10 3 (6.52%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 42 (91.30%) Objective-C
2 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 12 (26.09%) C++
4 11 (23.91%) Java
5 7 (15.22%) C#
6 3 (6.52%) PHP
6 3 (6.52%) ActionScript
6 3 (6.52%) Ruby
7 2 (4.35%) Python
7 2 (4.35%) SQL
8 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Apple
2 3 (6.52%) Perforce
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) Sencha
2 3 (6.52%) Splunk
3 2 (4.35%) Google
4 1 (2.17%) Facebook
4 1 (2.17%) Twitter
4 1 (2.17%) MobileIron
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Streamline Connections
Rate: £380 - £480 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Spectrum IT
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 26 days ago