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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Xcode
Rank 553 452 467
Rank change year-on-year
-101 +15
Contract jobs citing Xcode 55 126 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.27% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.78% 1.98% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 85 70
Average daily rate £350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £284 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 -
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
7079 6357 5415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.99% 13.53% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4780 4328 3498
Average daily rate £425 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 113 120
Average hourly rate £41.80 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.11% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £24.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £47.30 £47.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -42 34 £425 +7.93% 15
South East -22 7 £350 -9.67% 4
North West -9 4 £325 -10.34% 1
West Midlands - 4 £275 - 4
East of England -5 2 £350 +34.61% 1
Yorkshire -11 2 £415 - 3
South West -5 1 £388 +6.16% 3
East Midlands -10 1 - -
Xcode
UK

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 141 (89.24%) Apple iOS
2 134 (84.81%) iOS Development
3 117 (74.05%) Objective-C
4 78 (49.37%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (37.34%) Apple Swift
6 54 (34.18%) Cocoa
7 51 (32.28%) TDD
8 48 (30.38%) iPhone
9 39 (24.68%) Android
9 39 (24.68%) JSON
9 39 (24.68%) iOS SDK
10 38 (24.05%) Scrum
10 38 (24.05%) OO
11 36 (22.78%) iPad
11 36 (22.78%) Mobile App
12 33 (20.89%) BDD
13 32 (20.25%) Apple
13 32 (20.25%) User Experience
14 31 (19.62%) Java
15 30 (18.99%) XML
16 29 (18.35%) RESTful
17 27 (17.09%) Unit Testing
18 26 (16.46%) JavaScript
18 26 (16.46%) Mobile Development
19 25 (15.82%) Android Development
20 23 (14.56%) Git (software)
20 23 (14.56%) C++
20 23 (14.56%) HTML
21 21 (13.29%) Windows
22 19 (12.03%) OOD

Xcode
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 11 (6.96%) CMS
2 6 (3.80%) IIS
3 3 (1.90%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.27%) Node.js
5 1 (0.63%) Apache
5 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (2.53%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (2.53%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.63%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.59%) GitHub
2 2 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.63%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.33%) HTTP
2 3 (1.90%) iBeacon
3 2 (1.27%) Firewall
4 1 (0.63%) 4G
4 1 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.80%) SQLite
4 5 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.53%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.90%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.27%) Big Data
7 2 (1.27%) MySQL
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 23 (14.56%) Git (software)
2 15 (9.49%) Subversion
3 11 (6.96%) CocoaPods
4 10 (6.33%) Visual Studio
5 9 (5.70%) Jenkins
6 7 (4.43%) Android Studio
6 7 (4.43%) Cucumber
7 6 (3.80%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 6 (3.80%) JIRA
8 5 (3.16%) Appium
8 5 (3.16%) Calabash
8 5 (3.16%) Selenium
9 4 (2.53%) Maven
10 3 (1.90%) ClearCase
10 3 (1.90%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.90%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (1.90%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.27%) CruiseControl
11 2 (1.27%) Gradle
11 2 (1.27%) Grunt
General
1 9 (5.70%) Games
2 8 (5.06%) Banking
2 8 (5.06%) Finance
2 8 (5.06%) Publishing
3 4 (2.53%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.53%) Retail
4 2 (1.27%) Electronics
4 2 (1.27%) Marketing
4 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.63%) Legal
5 1 (0.63%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 148 (93.67%) Developer
2 127 (80.38%) iOS Developer
3 26 (16.46%) Objective-C Developer
4 25 (15.82%) Senior Developer
5 24 (15.19%) Senior iOS Developer
6 16 (10.13%) Applications Developer
7 14 (8.86%) Android Developer
7 14 (8.86%) Mobile Developer
8 13 (8.23%) iOS Android Developer
8 13 (8.23%) Lead Developer
8 13 (8.23%) Lead iOS Developer
9 8 (5.06%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 7 (4.43%) Agile Developer
10 7 (4.43%) iPhone Developer
11 6 (3.80%) iPad Developer
11 6 (3.80%) Objective-C Engineer
12 5 (3.16%) C++ Developer
13 4 (2.53%) .NET Developer
13 4 (2.53%) C# Developer
13 4 (2.53%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (34.18%) Cocoa
2 39 (24.68%) iOS SDK
2 39 (24.68%) JSON
3 30 (18.99%) XML
4 29 (18.35%) RESTful
5 23 (14.56%) HTML
6 19 (12.03%) REST
7 18 (11.39%) .NET
8 16 (10.13%) UIKit
9 15 (9.49%) Cocoa Touch
9 15 (9.49%) Web Services
10 12 (7.59%) HTML5
11 11 (6.96%) jQuery
12 10 (6.33%) SOAP
13 9 (5.70%) ASP.NET
13 9 (5.70%) Core Animation
13 9 (5.70%) CSS
14 8 (5.06%) .NET Framework
15 7 (4.43%) Android SDK
15 7 (4.43%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 48 (30.38%) iPhone
2 36 (22.78%) iPad
2 36 (22.78%) Mobile App
3 32 (20.25%) User Experience
4 9 (5.70%) Animation
5 7 (4.43%) Fintech
6 6 (3.80%) Apple TV
6 6 (3.80%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.80%) Mobile Payment
7 5 (3.16%) Streaming Video
7 5 (3.16%) Video on Demand
8 4 (2.53%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.90%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.90%) Cryptography
9 3 (1.90%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.27%) Kindle
10 2 (1.27%) Social Media
11 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.63%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 141 (89.24%) Apple iOS
2 39 (24.68%) Android
3 21 (13.29%) Windows
4 6 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.16%) Mac OS X
5 5 (3.16%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (2.53%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.90%) Linux
7 3 (1.90%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.63%) Unix
8 1 (0.63%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (84.81%) iOS Development
2 78 (49.37%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (32.28%) TDD
4 38 (24.05%) OO
4 38 (24.05%) Scrum
5 33 (20.89%) BDD
6 27 (17.09%) Unit Testing
7 26 (16.46%) Mobile Development
8 25 (15.82%) Android Development
9 19 (12.03%) OOD
10 17 (10.76%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (10.13%) Software Engineering
12 15 (9.49%) MVC
12 15 (9.49%) OOP
12 15 (9.49%) SOLID
13 13 (8.23%) Multithreading
14 10 (6.33%) Content Management
14 10 (6.33%) E-Commerce
14 10 (6.33%) Pair Programming
15 9 (5.70%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 117 (74.05%) Objective-C
2 59 (37.34%) Apple Swift
3 31 (19.62%) Java
4 26 (16.46%) JavaScript
5 23 (14.56%) C++
6 15 (9.49%) C#
7 13 (8.23%) C
8 5 (3.16%) SQL
9 4 (2.53%) PHP
9 4 (2.53%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.27%) Groovy
10 2 (1.27%) Python
10 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.63%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.63%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (0.63%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.63%) Ruby
11 1 (0.63%) Smalltalk
11 1 (0.63%) VC++
Qualifications
1 6 (3.80%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.16%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.90%) yum
Vendors
1 32 (20.25%) Apple
2 7 (4.43%) Xamarin
3 6 (3.80%) Appcelerator
4 5 (3.16%) Google
5 4 (2.53%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.90%) DevExpress
6 3 (1.90%) EPiServer
6 3 (1.90%) OpenText
6 3 (1.90%) Sencha
6 3 (1.90%) Telerik
7 2 (1.27%) Oracle
7 2 (1.27%) SAP
8 1 (0.63%) PayPal
8 1 (0.63%) PubNub
8 1 (0.63%) Zend
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