The table below looks at the statistics for Xcode skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xcode over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Xcode
Rank 433 402 463
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +61
Contract jobs citing Xcode 142 162 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.33% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.14% 2.78% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 123 72
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£400 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
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 - - -
Xcode
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6643 5832 5957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.99% 11.96% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4331 3824 3436
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 122 208
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.75 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.56% -2.66%

Xcode
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Xcode Jobs Demand Trend in England

Xcode
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Xcode Daily Rate Trend in England

Xcode
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Xcode across the England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Xcode Daily Rate Histogram in England

Xcode
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Xcode across the England region.

Xcode Hourly Rate Trend in England

Xcode
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xcode within the England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +1 122 £413 +6.45% 26
Yorkshire +7 6 £350 - 3
South East -11 5 £350 +7.69% 5
North West -2 4 £328 +9.16% 5
West Midlands -15 2 £450 +28.57% 3
South West -44 2 £338 +12.50% 6
East of England -30 1 - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 3
North East - - - -
Xcode
UK

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 230 (93.88%) Apple iOS
2 208 (84.90%) iOS Development
3 172 (70.20%) Objective-C
4 100 (40.82%) iPhone
5 86 (35.10%) Android
6 83 (33.88%) iPad
7 82 (33.47%) Cocoa
8 81 (33.06%) JSON
9 71 (28.98%) iOS SDK
10 66 (26.94%) Agile Software Development
10 66 (26.94%) HTML
10 66 (26.94%) XML
11 65 (26.53%) Mobile App
12 55 (22.45%) OO
12 55 (22.45%) JavaScript
13 53 (21.63%) Web Services
14 49 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
15 44 (17.96%) HTML5
15 44 (17.96%) RESTful
16 39 (15.92%) Android Development
17 38 (15.51%) Apple
18 37 (15.10%) Git (software)
19 35 (14.29%) Java
20 34 (13.88%) CSS
21 31 (12.65%) Scrum
22 27 (11.02%) TDD
23 26 (10.61%) Software Engineering
23 26 (10.61%) OOP
24 23 (9.39%) REST
25 21 (8.57%) Memory Management

Xcode
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 6 (2.45%) SharePoint
1 6 (2.45%) SharePoint 2010
1 6 (2.45%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (2.04%) CMS
3 2 (0.82%) Node.js
4 1 (0.41%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (2.86%) Doxygen
2 2 (0.82%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.04%) GitHub
2 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.53%) HTTP
2 13 (5.31%) HTTPS
3 7 (2.86%) VPN
4 5 (2.04%) SSL
5 2 (0.82%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.49%) SQLite
2 10 (4.08%) MySQL
3 3 (1.22%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.22%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.82%) MS Access
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 37 (15.10%) Git (software)
2 16 (6.53%) Subversion
3 12 (4.90%) Calabash
4 8 (3.27%) JIRA
4 8 (3.27%) Cucumber
5 7 (2.86%) Eclipse
5 7 (2.86%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (2.45%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.63%) Hudson
7 4 (1.63%) JUnit
8 3 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.22%) Robotium
8 3 (1.22%) Selenium
9 2 (0.82%) Introscope
9 2 (0.82%) Capybara
9 2 (0.82%) NUnit
9 2 (0.82%) RubyMine
9 2 (0.82%) Ranorex
10 1 (0.41%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.41%) JMeter
General
1 21 (8.57%) Finance
2 19 (7.76%) Retail
3 11 (4.49%) Publishing
4 10 (4.08%) Banking
5 4 (1.63%) Marketing
5 4 (1.63%) Legal
5 4 (1.63%) Back Office
6 3 (1.22%) Advertising
7 2 (0.82%) Games
7 2 (0.82%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.41%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 214 (87.35%) Developer
2 196 (80.00%) iOS Developer
3 12 (4.90%) Tester
4 11 (4.49%) Android Developer
4 11 (4.49%) Mobile Developer
5 10 (4.08%) Senior iOS Developer
5 10 (4.08%) Senior Developer
6 9 (3.67%) Mobile Tester
7 8 (3.27%) iPhone Developer
8 5 (2.04%) Junior iOS Developer
8 5 (2.04%) Web Developer
8 5 (2.04%) Junior
8 5 (2.04%) Software Engineer
8 5 (2.04%) Junior Developer
9 4 (1.63%) Lead Developer
9 4 (1.63%) Java Developer
10 3 (1.22%) Test Engineer
10 3 (1.22%) Analyst
10 3 (1.22%) Test Analyst
10 3 (1.22%) iPad Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (33.47%) Cocoa
2 81 (33.06%) JSON
3 71 (28.98%) iOS SDK
4 66 (26.94%) HTML
4 66 (26.94%) XML
5 53 (21.63%) Web Services
6 49 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
7 44 (17.96%) RESTful
7 44 (17.96%) HTML5
8 34 (13.88%) CSS
9 23 (9.39%) REST
10 18 (7.35%) CSS3
11 15 (6.12%) Android SDK
12 14 (5.71%) UIKit
13 11 (4.49%) jQuery
14 9 (3.67%) PhoneGap
14 9 (3.67%) .NET
15 8 (3.27%) Ajax
16 6 (2.45%) Xamarin.iOS
16 6 (2.45%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 100 (40.82%) iPhone
2 83 (33.88%) iPad
3 65 (26.53%) Mobile App
4 16 (6.53%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.86%) N-Tier
6 6 (2.45%) Animation
7 5 (2.04%) Video on Demand
7 5 (2.04%) Streaming Video
7 5 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.04%) Mobile Payment
7 5 (2.04%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.63%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (1.63%) Social Media
8 4 (1.63%) Augmented Reality
9 3 (1.22%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.82%) DTV
10 2 (0.82%) STB
10 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.82%) Kindle
11 1 (0.41%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 230 (93.88%) Apple iOS
2 86 (35.10%) Android
3 6 (2.45%) Windows
4 5 (2.04%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.22%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.82%) UNIX
6 2 (0.82%) Linux
6 2 (0.82%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (0.41%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (84.90%) iOS Development
2 66 (26.94%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (22.45%) OO
4 39 (15.92%) Android Development
5 31 (12.65%) Scrum
6 27 (11.02%) TDD
7 26 (10.61%) Software Engineering
7 26 (10.61%) OOP
8 21 (8.57%) Memory Management
9 18 (7.35%) E-Commerce
10 17 (6.94%) BDD
11 15 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (5.71%) Unit Testing
13 10 (4.08%) MVC
14 9 (3.67%) Systems Analysis
15 8 (3.27%) OOD
15 8 (3.27%) Test Scripting
15 8 (3.27%) Mobile Application Development
16 7 (2.86%) Kanban
16 7 (2.86%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 172 (70.20%) Objective-C
2 55 (22.45%) JavaScript
3 35 (14.29%) Java
4 16 (6.53%) C++
5 13 (5.31%) C#
5 13 (5.31%) Ruby
6 7 (2.86%) SQL
7 5 (2.04%) C
7 5 (2.04%) PHP
8 4 (1.63%) Python
9 3 (1.22%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.82%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.82%) VBA
11 1 (0.41%) Perl
11 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (5.31%) Degree
2 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.31%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (15.51%) Apple
2 21 (8.57%) Facebook
3 5 (2.04%) Xamarin
3 5 (2.04%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.63%) Google
4 4 (1.63%) Twitter
5 3 (1.22%) MobileIron
6 2 (0.82%) Sencha
6 2 (0.82%) Splunk
6 2 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.82%) Perforce
6 2 (0.82%) Adobe
6 2 (0.82%) Cognos
6 2 (0.82%) IBM
London
Red Sofa London
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Deltatre Media
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago