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 27 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Xcode
Rank 485 463 395
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -68
Contract jobs citing Xcode 101 100 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.21% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.55% 1.62% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 73 93
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£425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £303 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £464 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £319 £330
% change year-on-year
+25.49% -3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +54.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.66
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
6505 6155 4765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.98% 12.82% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4273 4057 3042
Average daily rate £400 £388 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £522 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 141 146
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £31.00 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £49.44 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +0.80%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015. 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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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 -11 61 £450 +7.46% 20
South East +2 25 £400 +34.45% 5
North West - 6 £213 - 3
East of England +2 3 £450 +28.57% 4
East Midlands - 3 - -
West Midlands -11 2 £348 +26.36% 1
South West +10 1 £400 +28.00% 3
Xcode
UK

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

1 210 (92.51%) Apple iOS
2 174 (76.65%) iOS Development
3 148 (65.20%) Objective-C
4 103 (45.37%) Agile Software Development
5 83 (36.56%) Android
5 83 (36.56%) iPhone
6 82 (36.12%) iPad
7 66 (29.07%) iOS SDK
8 59 (25.99%) Apple
9 54 (23.79%) Mobile Development
10 52 (22.91%) JSON
11 51 (22.47%) OO
11 51 (22.47%) Cocoa
12 49 (21.59%) HTML
12 49 (21.59%) Mobile App
13 45 (19.82%) Scrum
14 43 (18.94%) RESTful
15 42 (18.50%) HTML5
15 42 (18.50%) JavaScript
16 39 (17.18%) TDD
16 39 (17.18%) Android Development
17 38 (16.74%) Finance
17 38 (16.74%) Java
18 37 (16.30%) Web Services
18 37 (16.30%) XML
19 36 (15.86%) Git (software)
20 35 (15.42%) User Experience
21 34 (14.98%) Cocoa Touch
22 31 (13.66%) CSS
23 29 (12.78%) Unit Testing

Xcode
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 8 (3.52%) CMS
2 2 (0.88%) JBoss
2 2 (0.88%) Tomcat
2 2 (0.88%) Confluence
2 2 (0.88%) Node.js
3 1 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.44%) IIS
3 1 (0.44%) Apache
3 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.44%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.44%) Drupal
3 1 (0.44%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.08%) GitHub
2 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.29%) HTTP
2 4 (1.76%) iBeacon
3 3 (1.32%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.88%) Internet
4 2 (0.88%) Firewall
4 2 (0.88%) UPnP
4 2 (0.88%) VPN
5 1 (0.44%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.29%) MySQL
2 10 (4.41%) SQLite
3 7 (3.08%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.88%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.44%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 36 (15.86%) Git (software)
2 21 (9.25%) Calabash
3 18 (7.93%) Cucumber
4 17 (7.49%) Android Studio
5 16 (7.05%) CocoaPods
6 14 (6.17%) Eclipse
7 13 (5.73%) JIRA
8 12 (5.29%) Subversion
8 12 (5.29%) Appium
9 11 (4.85%) Jenkins
10 8 (3.52%) IntelliJ
10 8 (3.52%) Selenium
11 7 (3.08%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 6 (2.64%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (2.20%) Hudson
13 5 (2.20%) Visual Studio
14 4 (1.76%) Maven
15 3 (1.32%) WebDriver
15 3 (1.32%) Grunt
16 2 (0.88%) Apache Ivy
General
1 38 (16.74%) Finance
2 25 (11.01%) Banking
3 8 (3.52%) Publishing
4 6 (2.64%) Retail
5 4 (1.76%) Games
6 3 (1.32%) Italian Language
6 3 (1.32%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.32%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.88%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.88%) Marketing
7 2 (0.88%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.44%) Advertising
8 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 194 (85.46%) Developer
2 149 (65.64%) iOS Developer
3 32 (14.10%) Mobile Developer
4 13 (5.73%) Tester
5 12 (5.29%) Android Developer
6 11 (4.85%) Lead Developer
7 10 (4.41%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 9 (3.96%) Senior Developer
9 8 (3.52%) Senior iOS Developer
9 8 (3.52%) Automation Tester
9 8 (3.52%) Mobile Tester
10 6 (2.64%) Mac Developer
10 6 (2.64%) Applications Developer
10 6 (2.64%) Analyst
10 6 (2.64%) Test Analyst
11 4 (1.76%) Test Engineer
11 4 (1.76%) Mac Engineer
12 3 (1.32%) C++ Developer
12 3 (1.32%) Automation Analyst
12 3 (1.32%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (29.07%) iOS SDK
2 52 (22.91%) JSON
3 51 (22.47%) Cocoa
4 49 (21.59%) HTML
5 43 (18.94%) RESTful
6 42 (18.50%) HTML5
7 37 (16.30%) Web Services
7 37 (16.30%) XML
8 34 (14.98%) Cocoa Touch
9 31 (13.66%) CSS
10 26 (11.45%) CSS3
11 23 (10.13%) Android SDK
11 23 (10.13%) REST
12 16 (7.05%) UIKit
13 14 (6.17%) Core Animation
14 13 (5.73%) SOAP
14 13 (5.73%) PhoneGap
15 11 (4.85%) AngularJS
15 11 (4.85%) Ajax
16 10 (4.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 83 (36.56%) iPhone
2 82 (36.12%) iPad
3 49 (21.59%) Mobile App
4 35 (15.42%) User Experience
5 16 (7.05%) Animation
6 14 (6.17%) Computer Science
7 8 (3.52%) Blackberry
8 6 (2.64%) Smartphone
8 6 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.20%) Video on Demand
9 5 (2.20%) Robotics
9 5 (2.20%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.76%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.76%) Streaming Video
10 4 (1.76%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.76%) Social Media
11 3 (1.32%) Social Network
11 3 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
12 1 (0.44%) Online Gambling
12 1 (0.44%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 210 (92.51%) Apple iOS
2 83 (36.56%) Android
3 14 (6.17%) Mac OS X
4 7 (3.08%) Windows
5 3 (1.32%) Linux
6 2 (0.88%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (76.65%) iOS Development
2 103 (45.37%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (23.79%) Mobile Development
4 51 (22.47%) OO
5 45 (19.82%) Scrum
6 39 (17.18%) TDD
6 39 (17.18%) Android Development
7 29 (12.78%) Unit Testing
8 26 (11.45%) Software Engineering
8 26 (11.45%) OOP
8 26 (11.45%) BDD
9 20 (8.81%) MVC
10 19 (8.37%) OOD
11 18 (7.93%) Mobile Application Development
12 17 (7.49%) Memory Management
13 16 (7.05%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (6.17%) E-Commerce
15 9 (3.96%) Content Management
15 9 (3.96%) Test Automation
15 9 (3.96%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 148 (65.20%) Objective-C
2 42 (18.50%) JavaScript
3 38 (16.74%) Java
4 24 (10.57%) Apple Swift
5 13 (5.73%) C++
6 12 (5.29%) Ruby
7 8 (3.52%) C#
7 8 (3.52%) SQL
8 6 (2.64%) C
9 5 (2.20%) ActionScript
10 4 (1.76%) PHP
11 3 (1.32%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.88%) CoffeeScript
12 2 (0.88%) Scala
13 1 (0.44%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.44%) XPath
13 1 (0.44%) Python
13 1 (0.44%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 20 (8.81%) Degree
2 7 (3.08%) ISEB
3 2 (0.88%) Sun Certification
3 2 (0.88%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.37%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.44%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 59 (25.99%) Apple
2 7 (3.08%) Google
2 7 (3.08%) Oracle
3 6 (2.64%) Appcelerator
4 5 (2.20%) Xamarin
4 5 (2.20%) IBM
5 3 (1.32%) Sencha
5 3 (1.32%) Facebook
5 3 (1.32%) Twitter
6 2 (0.88%) Adobe
6 2 (0.88%) Sun
7 1 (0.44%) SAP
7 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.44%) Perforce
7 1 (0.44%) Kony
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