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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Xcode
Rank 178 190 209
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +19
Contract jobs citing Xcode 19 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.38% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.41% 3.13% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 15
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£350 £349 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.35% -12.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £418 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
788 864 733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.45% 12.04% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 639 542
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £36.25 £45.00 £44.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +1.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £36.44 £42.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 45 (93.75%) Apple iOS
2 43 (89.58%) iOS Development
3 39 (81.25%) Objective-C
4 23 (47.92%) JSON
5 22 (45.83%) Cocoa
6 21 (43.75%) iOS SDK
7 20 (41.67%) Android
7 20 (41.67%) iPhone
7 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (39.58%) HTML
9 18 (37.50%) XML
10 16 (33.33%) Web Services
11 15 (31.25%) OO
12 14 (29.17%) iPad
13 13 (27.08%) Java
14 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
14 12 (25.00%) HTML5
15 11 (22.92%) RESTful
15 11 (22.92%) Mobile App
15 11 (22.92%) C++
16 10 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
17 9 (18.75%) OOP
17 9 (18.75%) Android Development
18 8 (16.67%) C#
19 7 (14.58%) CSS
19 7 (14.58%) Apple
19 7 (14.58%) Degree
19 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
19 7 (14.58%) Cocoa Touch
19 7 (14.58%) User Experience

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) HTTPS
2 3 (6.25%) SSL
2 3 (6.25%) HTTP
3 1 (2.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.33%) Subversion
3 3 (6.25%) JUnit
3 3 (6.25%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.17%) Introscope
4 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.17%) JIRA
4 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.08%) Calabash
5 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.08%) Robotium
5 1 (2.08%) JMeter
General
1 4 (8.33%) Legal
2 3 (6.25%) Back Office
2 3 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Finance
4 1 (2.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (91.67%) Developer
2 41 (85.42%) iOS Developer
3 3 (6.25%) Senior iOS Developer
3 3 (6.25%) Junior iOS Developer
3 3 (6.25%) Junior
3 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
3 3 (6.25%) Junior Developer
4 2 (4.17%) Java Consultant
4 2 (4.17%) iPhone Developer
4 2 (4.17%) Consultant
4 2 (4.17%) Android Developer
4 2 (4.17%) Java Developer
5 1 (2.08%) Test Engineer
5 1 (2.08%) Lead Developer
5 1 (2.08%) Quality Engineer
5 1 (2.08%) Tester
5 1 (2.08%) Analyst
5 1 (2.08%) Test Analyst
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (2.08%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (47.92%) JSON
2 22 (45.83%) Cocoa
3 21 (43.75%) iOS SDK
4 19 (39.58%) HTML
5 18 (37.50%) XML
6 16 (33.33%) Web Services
7 12 (25.00%) HTML5
8 11 (22.92%) RESTful
9 7 (14.58%) CSS
9 7 (14.58%) Cocoa Touch
10 5 (10.42%) CSS3
11 4 (8.33%) Android SDK
12 2 (4.17%) REST
12 2 (4.17%) PhoneGap
12 2 (4.17%) .NET
12 2 (4.17%) Spring
12 2 (4.17%) Ajax
12 2 (4.17%) Java EE
12 2 (4.17%) jQuery
13 1 (2.08%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 20 (41.67%) iPhone
2 14 (29.17%) iPad
3 11 (22.92%) Mobile App
4 7 (14.58%) User Experience
4 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.25%) Augmented Reality
5 3 (6.25%) Blackberry
6 2 (4.17%) DTV
6 2 (4.17%) Streaming Video
6 2 (4.17%) Video on Demand
6 2 (4.17%) Client/Server
6 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (4.17%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
7 1 (2.08%) Cryptography
7 1 (2.08%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 45 (93.75%) Apple iOS
2 20 (41.67%) Android
3 5 (10.42%) Windows
4 3 (6.25%) Windows Phone
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Phone 8
5 2 (4.17%) Linux
5 2 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (89.58%) iOS Development
2 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (31.25%) OO
4 10 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (18.75%) Android Development
5 9 (18.75%) OOP
6 6 (12.50%) TDD
6 6 (12.50%) Scrum
7 5 (10.42%) MVC
8 4 (8.33%) Project Management
8 4 (8.33%) Kanban
9 3 (6.25%) Memory Management
9 3 (6.25%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (6.25%) SOA
10 2 (4.17%) E-Commerce
10 2 (4.17%) EAI
10 2 (4.17%) Software Engineering
10 2 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (4.17%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (81.25%) Objective-C
2 13 (27.08%) Java
3 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (22.92%) C++
5 8 (16.67%) C#
6 4 (8.33%) SQL
7 3 (6.25%) PHP
8 2 (4.17%) ActionScript
8 2 (4.17%) Python
8 2 (4.17%) Ruby
9 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Apple
2 2 (4.17%) Perforce
2 2 (4.17%) Google
2 2 (4.17%) Splunk
2 2 (4.17%) Facebook
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.08%) Twitter
3 1 (2.08%) MobileIron
3 1 (2.08%) Sencha
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