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 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Xcode
Rank 182 172 176
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing Xcode 17 27 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.45% 0.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.60% 3.40% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 25
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £371 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £319 £330
% change year-on-year
+25.49% -3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.66
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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
655 794 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.83% 13.31% 12.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 629 611
Average daily rate £440 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +13.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +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 27 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 27 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 31 (93.94%) Apple iOS
2 22 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 22 (66.67%) iOS Development
3 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (45.45%) Android
5 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
6 12 (36.36%) HTML
7 11 (33.33%) JSON
8 10 (30.30%) XML
8 10 (30.30%) HTML5
8 10 (30.30%) iOS SDK
9 9 (27.27%) Apple Swift
9 9 (27.27%) TDD
10 8 (24.24%) Cocoa
10 8 (24.24%) Unit Testing
10 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (24.24%) OOP
10 8 (24.24%) HTTP
10 8 (24.24%) Android SDK
10 8 (24.24%) Android Development
10 8 (24.24%) User Experience
10 8 (24.24%) RESTful
11 7 (21.21%) CSS3
11 7 (21.21%) Apple
11 7 (21.21%) C++
11 7 (21.21%) CSS
12 6 (18.18%) OO
12 6 (18.18%) Web Services
12 6 (18.18%) QA
12 6 (18.18%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 (3.03%) CMS
1 1 (3.03%) Joomla!
1 1 (3.03%) Drupal
1 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
1 1 (3.03%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) HTTP
2 2 (6.06%) VPN
2 2 (6.06%) HTTPS
2 2 (6.06%) Internet
2 2 (6.06%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 5 (15.15%) Android Studio
3 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.12%) Calabash
3 4 (12.12%) CocoaPods
3 4 (12.12%) Eclipse
3 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
3 4 (12.12%) Hudson
3 4 (12.12%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.03%) Selenium
4 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.03%) Appium
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (84.85%) Developer
2 19 (57.58%) iOS Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Android Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) C++ Developer
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Junior Developer
6 2 (6.06%) C Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Junior
6 2 (6.06%) Mac Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Mobile Test Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Mobile Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.03%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) HTML
2 11 (33.33%) JSON
3 10 (30.30%) XML
3 10 (30.30%) HTML5
3 10 (30.30%) iOS SDK
4 8 (24.24%) RESTful
4 8 (24.24%) Cocoa
4 8 (24.24%) Android SDK
5 7 (21.21%) CSS
5 7 (21.21%) CSS3
6 6 (18.18%) Web Services
7 4 (12.12%) REST
7 4 (12.12%) SOAP
7 4 (12.12%) Cocoa Touch
8 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.03%) .NET
8 1 (3.03%) jQuery
8 1 (3.03%) PhoneGap
8 1 (3.03%) Backbone.js
8 1 (3.03%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) User Experience
2 6 (18.18%) Mobile App
3 5 (15.15%) iPhone
4 4 (12.12%) iPad
5 2 (6.06%) Smartphone
5 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
6 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
6 1 (3.03%) Social Media
6 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 31 (93.94%) Apple iOS
2 15 (45.45%) Android
3 3 (9.09%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (27.27%) TDD
4 8 (24.24%) OOP
4 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (24.24%) Unit Testing
4 8 (24.24%) Android Development
5 6 (18.18%) OO
5 6 (18.18%) Mobile Development
6 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
7 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
7 4 (12.12%) Scrum
8 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
8 3 (9.09%) Test Automation
9 2 (6.06%) Rapid Prototyping
9 2 (6.06%) Automated Testing
10 1 (3.03%) Web Development
10 1 (3.03%) Performance Testing
10 1 (3.03%) Project Management
10 1 (3.03%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
3 9 (27.27%) Apple Swift
4 7 (21.21%) C++
5 5 (15.15%) Java
6 4 (12.12%) Ruby
7 3 (9.09%) C#
7 3 (9.09%) SQL
8 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
8 2 (6.06%) C
9 1 (3.03%) PHP
9 1 (3.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.03%) ISEB
2 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Apple
2 4 (12.12%) Appcelerator
3 2 (6.06%) Xamarin
4 1 (3.03%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) Adobe