The table below looks at the statistics for Xcode skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xcode over the 3 months to 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Xcode
Rank 78 71 50
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -21
Contract jobs citing Xcode 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.28% 0.25% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.56% 2.63% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£413 £350 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +15.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £303
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -0.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £44.00
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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 Edinburgh region.

Development Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
156 114 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.77% 9.34% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 57 30
Average daily rate £375 £335 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 £180.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.61% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.16%

Xcode
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Xcode across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Xcode Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Xcode
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Xcode across the Edinburgh region.

Xcode Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 7 (100.00%) Android
1 7 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 7 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 5 (71.43%) Android Development
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) UNIX
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Ant
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) Maven
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) Compatibility Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (42.86%) Open Source
4 3 (42.86%) Appium
4 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
4 3 (42.86%) Hudson
4 3 (42.86%) Calabash
4 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
4 3 (42.86%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
4 3 (42.86%) REST
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) Gradle

Xcode
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Maven
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
1 3 (42.86%) Hudson
1 3 (42.86%) Gradle
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
1 3 (42.86%) Calabash
1 3 (42.86%) Ant
1 3 (42.86%) Appium
2 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 1 (14.29%) Android Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Quality Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) iOS Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Android Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) REST
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) JSON
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) iOS SDK
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) XHTML
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) PhoneGap
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (14.29%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Open Source
1 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Android
1 7 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 5 (71.43%) Android Development
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) Compatibility Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 3 (42.86%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) OOD
5 1 (14.29%) Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Apple
1 1 (14.29%) Google
1 1 (14.29%) Twitter