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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Xcode
Rank 174 192 174
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -18
Contract jobs citing Xcode 19 20 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.32% 0.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.76% 2.45% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 24
Average daily rate
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£431 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £374 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £453 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.66
Xcode
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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
689 817 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.51% 13.20% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 637 617
Average daily rate £425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £310 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £553 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £51.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -6.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +0.80%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 35 (92.11%) Apple iOS
2 25 (65.79%) iOS Development
3 23 (60.53%) Objective-C
4 20 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
5 16 (42.11%) Android
6 14 (36.84%) HTML
7 12 (31.58%) HTML5
8 11 (28.95%) TDD
8 11 (28.95%) JSON
9 10 (26.32%) XML
9 10 (26.32%) iOS SDK
9 10 (26.32%) User Experience
9 10 (26.32%) Apple Swift
10 9 (23.68%) RESTful
10 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (23.68%) Cocoa
11 8 (21.05%) OOP
11 8 (21.05%) CSS
11 8 (21.05%) C++
11 8 (21.05%) HTTP
11 8 (21.05%) Unit Testing
11 8 (21.05%) Android SDK
11 8 (21.05%) Android Development
11 8 (21.05%) CSS3
12 7 (18.42%) Mobile App
12 7 (18.42%) Mobile Development
12 7 (18.42%) Apple
13 6 (15.79%) Web Services
13 6 (15.79%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) CMS
1 1 (2.63%) Joomla!
1 1 (2.63%) Drupal
1 1 (2.63%) Umbraco
1 1 (2.63%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) 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%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
2 5 (13.16%) Android Studio
2 5 (13.16%) CocoaPods
3 4 (10.53%) Calabash
3 4 (10.53%) Eclipse
3 4 (10.53%) Cucumber
3 4 (10.53%) Hudson
3 4 (10.53%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (5.26%) Selenium
5 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.63%) Appium
5 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (84.21%) Developer
2 22 (57.89%) iOS Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Mobile Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Android Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Test Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) C Developer
4 3 (7.89%) C++ Developer
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Junior Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Mac Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Junior
5 2 (5.26%) Lead Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Mobile Test Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Mobile Tester
6 1 (2.63%) Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (36.84%) HTML
2 12 (31.58%) HTML5
3 11 (28.95%) JSON
4 10 (26.32%) XML
4 10 (26.32%) iOS SDK
5 9 (23.68%) RESTful
5 9 (23.68%) Cocoa
6 8 (21.05%) CSS
6 8 (21.05%) CSS3
6 8 (21.05%) Android SDK
7 6 (15.79%) Web Services
8 4 (10.53%) Cocoa Touch
8 4 (10.53%) REST
8 4 (10.53%) SOAP
9 3 (7.89%) jQuery
10 2 (5.26%) .NET
10 2 (5.26%) Backbone.js
10 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
11 1 (2.63%) Corona SDK
11 1 (2.63%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) User Experience
2 7 (18.42%) Mobile App
3 5 (13.16%) iPhone
4 4 (10.53%) iPad
5 3 (7.89%) Smartphone
6 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
6 2 (5.26%) Social Media
6 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
7 1 (2.63%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
7 1 (2.63%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 35 (92.11%) Apple iOS
2 16 (42.11%) Android
3 3 (7.89%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) iOS Development
2 20 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (28.95%) TDD
4 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (21.05%) Unit Testing
5 8 (21.05%) OOP
5 8 (21.05%) Android Development
6 7 (18.42%) Mobile Development
7 6 (15.79%) OO
8 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
8 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
8 5 (13.16%) Scrum
9 3 (7.89%) Test Scripting
9 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
10 2 (5.26%) Rapid Prototyping
10 2 (5.26%) Automated Testing
11 1 (2.63%) CRM
11 1 (2.63%) Mobile Commerce
11 1 (2.63%) Project Management
11 1 (2.63%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) Objective-C
2 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 10 (26.32%) Apple Swift
4 8 (21.05%) C++
5 5 (13.16%) Java
6 4 (10.53%) C#
6 4 (10.53%) SQL
6 4 (10.53%) Ruby
7 3 (7.89%) C
8 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.63%) PHP
9 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 6 (15.79%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Apple
2 4 (10.53%) Appcelerator
3 2 (5.26%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.63%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) Adobe