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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Xcode
Rank 145 170 198
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +28
Contract jobs citing Xcode 8 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.35% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.95% 2.49% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 2
Average daily rate £425 £350 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -10.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £231 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £460 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 -
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
410 723 739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.03% 14.06% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 578 548
Average daily rate £450 £428 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.37 £46.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.68% -40.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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 10 February 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 10 February 2016, 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 19 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 18 (94.74%) iOS Development
3 15 (78.95%) Apple Swift
4 12 (63.16%) Objective-C
5 10 (52.63%) TDD
6 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (47.37%) SOLID
7 8 (42.11%) Mobile Development
7 8 (42.11%) User Experience
7 8 (42.11%) XML
7 8 (42.11%) iOS SDK
7 8 (42.11%) JSON
8 7 (36.84%) SOAP
9 6 (31.58%) Java
9 6 (31.58%) Velocity
9 6 (31.58%) Android
9 6 (31.58%) Performance Optimisation
10 5 (26.32%) Android Development
10 5 (26.32%) Mobile App
11 4 (21.05%) iPad
12 3 (15.79%) Cocoa
12 3 (15.79%) OOP
12 3 (15.79%) iPhone
12 3 (15.79%) JIRA
12 3 (15.79%) XMPP
12 3 (15.79%) BDD
12 3 (15.79%) REST
12 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (10.53%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
13 2 (10.53%) ATDD

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (10.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (10.53%) Games
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 17 (89.47%) iOS Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Applications Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Mobile Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior iOS Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Android Developer
4 3 (15.79%) iOS Android Developer
5 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Games Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Lead iOS Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Trainer
5 1 (5.26%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) iOS SDK
1 8 (42.11%) JSON
1 8 (42.11%) XML
2 7 (36.84%) SOAP
3 6 (31.58%) Velocity
4 3 (15.79%) Cocoa
4 3 (15.79%) REST
4 3 (15.79%) XMPP
5 1 (5.26%) .NET
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.26%) HTML
5 1 (5.26%) iPhone SDK
5 1 (5.26%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) User Experience
2 5 (26.32%) Mobile App
3 4 (21.05%) iPad
4 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (15.79%) iPhone
5 2 (10.53%) N-Tier
6 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
6 1 (5.26%) BYOD
6 1 (5.26%) Kindle
6 1 (5.26%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (31.58%) Android
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) iOS Development
2 10 (52.63%) TDD
3 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (47.37%) SOLID
4 8 (42.11%) Mobile Development
5 6 (31.58%) Performance Optimisation
6 5 (26.32%) Android Development
7 3 (15.79%) BDD
7 3 (15.79%) OOP
8 2 (10.53%) ATDD
8 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
8 2 (10.53%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
8 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
8 2 (10.53%) OOD
8 2 (10.53%) Pair Programming
8 2 (10.53%) Refactoring
8 2 (10.53%) Scrum
8 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
8 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) Apple Swift
2 12 (63.16%) Objective-C
3 6 (31.58%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) C++
5 1 (5.26%) C
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) Smalltalk
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Apple
1 1 (5.26%) Xamarin