The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Xcode
Rank 499 369 511
Rank change year-on-year
-130 +142
Contract jobs citing Xcode 91 134 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.31% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.43% 2.70% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 98 53
Average daily rate £419 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £322 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-16.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6350 4965 5463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.37% 11.52% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4136 3199 3248
Average daily rate £375 £399 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.01% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £537 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 132 194
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.10 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.01 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Xcode
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -48 76 £425 +6.25% 26
South East -17 8 £270 -36.47% 2
South West -19 3 - - 2
Yorkshire -20 3 £350 -2.09% 5
West Midlands -19 2 £263 -30.00% 2
East of England -30 2 £300 -20.00% 2
East Midlands - 1 £250 - 7
North West - - - - 4
Xcode
UK

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 200 (95.24%) Apple iOS
2 174 (82.86%) iOS Development
3 153 (72.86%) Objective-C
4 87 (41.43%) Android
5 81 (38.57%) iPhone
6 77 (36.67%) Mobile App
7 72 (34.29%) iPad
8 69 (32.86%) iOS SDK
9 67 (31.90%) Cocoa
10 60 (28.57%) JSON
11 54 (25.71%) OO
12 53 (25.24%) Java
13 44 (20.95%) Apple
13 44 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
14 43 (20.48%) JavaScript
15 42 (20.00%) Web Services
16 37 (17.62%) HTML
17 35 (16.67%) TDD
17 35 (16.67%) Scrum
18 32 (15.24%) XML
18 32 (15.24%) Git (software)
19 31 (14.76%) Android Development
20 30 (14.29%) OOP
21 28 (13.33%) jQuery
22 27 (12.86%) RESTful
23 26 (12.38%) Cocoa Touch
24 25 (11.90%) REST
24 25 (11.90%) C++
25 22 (10.48%) .NET
25 22 (10.48%) Subversion

Xcode
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (4.29%) CMS
2 5 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.95%) Apache
5 1 (0.48%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (5.24%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.48%) MS Office
2 1 (0.48%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.19%) GitHub
2 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.95%) SaaS
3 2 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.19%) HTTP
2 5 (2.38%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.43%) SSL
4 1 (0.48%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.48%) Internet
4 1 (0.48%) FTP
4 1 (0.48%) VPN
4 1 (0.48%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.29%) SQLite
2 7 (3.33%) MySQL
3 1 (0.48%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 32 (15.24%) Git (software)
2 22 (10.48%) Subversion
3 10 (4.76%) Eclipse
4 9 (4.29%) Mercurial
5 8 (3.81%) PhoneGap
5 8 (3.81%) Cucumber
5 8 (3.81%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 8 (3.81%) Calabash
6 7 (3.33%) JIRA
7 5 (2.38%) Selenium
7 5 (2.38%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (1.90%) Robotium
9 3 (1.43%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.95%) JUnit
10 2 (0.95%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.48%) eggPlant
11 1 (0.48%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 1 (0.48%) Hudson
11 1 (0.48%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.48%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (9.05%) Finance
2 15 (7.14%) Publishing
2 15 (7.14%) Retail
3 9 (4.29%) Banking
4 5 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.43%) Marketing
5 3 (1.43%) Advertising
5 3 (1.43%) Back Office
6 2 (0.95%) Legal
6 2 (0.95%) Local Government
7 1 (0.48%) Interactive Media
7 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.48%) Games
7 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.48%) Automotive
7 1 (0.48%) Law
Job Titles
1 180 (85.71%) Developer
2 157 (74.76%) iOS Developer
3 22 (10.48%) Mobile Developer
4 16 (7.62%) Senior Developer
5 14 (6.67%) Senior iOS Developer
6 11 (5.24%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 10 (4.76%) Architect
7 10 (4.76%) Android Developer
7 10 (4.76%) iPhone Developer
8 8 (3.81%) Applications Developer
9 6 (2.86%) Applications Architect
9 6 (2.86%) Software Engineer
9 6 (2.86%) Lead Developer
10 5 (2.38%) iPad Developer
10 5 (2.38%) Tester
10 5 (2.38%) Programmer
11 4 (1.90%) Test Engineer
11 4 (1.90%) Senior Architect
11 4 (1.90%) Senior Android Developer
12 2 (0.95%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (32.86%) iOS SDK
2 67 (31.90%) Cocoa
3 60 (28.57%) JSON
4 42 (20.00%) Web Services
5 37 (17.62%) HTML
6 32 (15.24%) XML
7 28 (13.33%) jQuery
8 27 (12.86%) RESTful
9 26 (12.38%) Cocoa Touch
10 25 (11.90%) REST
11 22 (10.48%) .NET
11 22 (10.48%) HTML5
12 18 (8.57%) UIKit
12 18 (8.57%) CSS
13 17 (8.10%) Android SDK
14 10 (4.76%) Ajax
15 9 (4.29%) CSS3
16 7 (3.33%) Backbone.js
16 7 (3.33%) DOM
16 7 (3.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 81 (38.57%) iPhone
2 77 (36.67%) Mobile App
3 72 (34.29%) iPad
4 13 (6.19%) Graphic Design
5 10 (4.76%) Computer Science
6 9 (4.29%) Social Network
6 9 (4.29%) Open Source
6 9 (4.29%) Social Media
7 8 (3.81%) N-Tier
8 7 (3.33%) Blackberry
9 6 (2.86%) Animation
10 4 (1.90%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.43%) Augmented Reality
12 2 (0.95%) Streaming Video
12 2 (0.95%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.95%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.95%) Mobile Banking
12 2 (0.95%) Mobile Payment
13 1 (0.48%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 200 (95.24%) Apple iOS
2 87 (41.43%) Android
3 7 (3.33%) Windows
3 7 (3.33%) Mac OS X
4 6 (2.86%) Windows Phone
5 2 (0.95%) BlackBerry OS
6 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (82.86%) iOS Development
2 54 (25.71%) OO
3 44 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (16.67%) TDD
4 35 (16.67%) Scrum
5 31 (14.76%) Android Development
6 30 (14.29%) OOP
7 21 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 19 (9.05%) Memory Management
9 16 (7.62%) Unit Testing
9 16 (7.62%) OOD
10 15 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
11 14 (6.67%) Multithreading
12 13 (6.19%) BDD
13 12 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (5.24%) E-Commerce
15 9 (4.29%) Time Management
16 7 (3.33%) SOA
16 7 (3.33%) MVC
16 7 (3.33%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 153 (72.86%) Objective-C
2 53 (25.24%) Java
3 43 (20.48%) JavaScript
4 25 (11.90%) C++
5 16 (7.62%) Python
6 10 (4.76%) C#
6 10 (4.76%) Ruby
7 7 (3.33%) PHP
8 6 (2.86%) C
9 5 (2.38%) SQL
10 4 (1.90%) Perl
10 4 (1.90%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.43%) Groovy
12 2 (0.95%) VBScript
13 1 (0.48%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (0.48%) VBA
13 1 (0.48%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (2.86%) Degree
2 4 (1.90%) ISEB
3 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.48%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (0.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.19%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (20.95%) Apple
2 11 (5.24%) Facebook
3 10 (4.76%) Twitter
4 6 (2.86%) Xamarin
5 4 (1.90%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.43%) Sencha
6 3 (1.43%) Google
7 2 (0.95%) SAP
7 2 (0.95%) Oracle
7 2 (0.95%) Sybase
7 2 (0.95%) Symbian
7 2 (0.95%) Adobe
8 1 (0.48%) MobileIron
8 1 (0.48%) Netbiscuits
8 1 (0.48%) Appcelerator
8 1 (0.48%) Cognos
8 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.48%) IBM
8 1 (0.48%) JBoss
8 1 (0.48%) Volantis
South West London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Propel
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £420.00 - £430.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 11 days ago
Norwich
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £320 - £500 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 27 days ago