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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Xcode
Rank 511 441 426
Rank change year-on-year
-70 -15
Contract jobs citing Xcode 84 131 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.27% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.21% 2.05% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 83 103
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £278 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £18.00 £45.00 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +98.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 - £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
6961 6403 5487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.51% 12.97% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4642 4188 3509
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 134 135
Average hourly rate £38.25 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.12 £30.00 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -57 57 £450 +9.09% 25
South East -5 12 £375 +7.14% 3
East of England +5 6 £358 - 3
North West -24 4 £363 - 2
West Midlands +3 2 - - 2
East Midlands - 2 - -
South West -9 1 £400 +28.00% 2
Yorkshire -27 1 £275 -24.13% 10
North East - 1 - - 1
Xcode
UK

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 180 (89.11%) Apple iOS
2 164 (81.19%) iOS Development
3 158 (78.22%) Objective-C
4 100 (49.50%) Agile Software Development
5 81 (40.10%) iPhone
6 76 (37.62%) iPad
7 61 (30.20%) Cocoa
8 58 (28.71%) JSON
8 58 (28.71%) Android
9 52 (25.74%) OO
10 51 (25.25%) iOS SDK
11 50 (24.75%) Apple
12 47 (23.27%) Mobile Development
13 46 (22.77%) HTML
14 44 (21.78%) RESTful
15 43 (21.29%) TDD
16 40 (19.80%) Cocoa Touch
16 40 (19.80%) Mobile App
17 39 (19.31%) Unit Testing
17 39 (19.31%) JavaScript
18 38 (18.81%) Web Services
18 38 (18.81%) Android Development
19 37 (18.32%) User Experience
19 37 (18.32%) Git (software)
19 37 (18.32%) XML
20 36 (17.82%) Scrum
21 34 (16.83%) BDD
22 33 (16.34%) HTML5
22 33 (16.34%) Apple Swift
23 32 (15.84%) CSS

Xcode
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (5.94%) CMS
2 5 (2.48%) Node.js
3 4 (1.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (1.98%) Apache
3 4 (1.98%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.49%) IIS
5 2 (0.99%) Confluence
6 1 (0.50%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.50%) Drupal
6 1 (0.50%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.98%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.49%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.48%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.97%) HTTP
1 6 (2.97%) iBeacon
2 2 (0.99%) Internet
2 2 (0.99%) UPnP
3 1 (0.50%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.95%) SQLite
2 7 (3.47%) MySQL
3 5 (2.48%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.98%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.99%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 37 (18.32%) Git (software)
2 24 (11.88%) Subversion
3 19 (9.41%) CocoaPods
4 15 (7.43%) Android Studio
5 10 (4.95%) Eclipse
6 9 (4.46%) Jenkins
7 6 (2.97%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 6 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.98%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.98%) Hudson
8 4 (1.98%) SoapUI
8 4 (1.98%) JIRA
8 4 (1.98%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.49%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.49%) Selenium
9 3 (1.49%) CruiseControl
9 3 (1.49%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.49%) eggPlant
10 2 (0.99%) Calabash
10 2 (0.99%) Maven
General
1 27 (13.37%) Finance
2 15 (7.43%) Banking
3 14 (6.93%) Publishing
4 4 (1.98%) Games
5 3 (1.49%) Retail
6 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.99%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.99%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.50%) Marketing
7 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 190 (94.06%) Developer
2 141 (69.80%) iOS Developer
3 33 (16.34%) Mobile Developer
4 17 (8.42%) Senior Developer
5 10 (4.95%) Android Developer
6 9 (4.46%) Senior iOS Developer
7 8 (3.96%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 7 (3.47%) Lead Developer
9 6 (2.97%) Applications Developer
10 5 (2.48%) Front-End Developer
11 4 (1.98%) Mac Developer
11 4 (1.98%) Mac Engineer
11 4 (1.98%) Junior Developer
11 4 (1.98%) Junior
12 3 (1.49%) Tester
12 3 (1.49%) Web Developer
12 3 (1.49%) iPhone Developer
13 2 (0.99%) Agile .NET Developer
13 2 (0.99%) Junior iOS Developer
13 2 (0.99%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (30.20%) Cocoa
2 58 (28.71%) JSON
3 51 (25.25%) iOS SDK
4 46 (22.77%) HTML
5 44 (21.78%) RESTful
6 40 (19.80%) Cocoa Touch
7 38 (18.81%) Web Services
8 37 (18.32%) XML
9 33 (16.34%) HTML5
10 32 (15.84%) CSS
11 31 (15.35%) REST
12 24 (11.88%) UIKit
13 23 (11.39%) CSS3
14 18 (8.91%) Core Animation
15 15 (7.43%) jQuery
16 13 (6.44%) PhoneGap
16 13 (6.44%) Android SDK
17 12 (5.94%) SOAP
18 11 (5.45%) Ajax
19 9 (4.46%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 81 (40.10%) iPhone
2 76 (37.62%) iPad
3 40 (19.80%) Mobile App
4 37 (18.32%) User Experience
5 18 (8.91%) Animation
6 11 (5.45%) Smartphone
7 9 (4.46%) Computer Science
8 8 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (2.97%) Blackberry
10 5 (2.48%) Video on Demand
11 4 (1.98%) Social Media
11 4 (1.98%) Streaming Video
11 4 (1.98%) W3C
12 3 (1.49%) Client/Server
12 3 (1.49%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.99%) Algorithms
14 1 (0.50%) Cryptography
14 1 (0.50%) Visualisation
14 1 (0.50%) Analytical Skills
14 1 (0.50%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 180 (89.11%) Apple iOS
2 58 (28.71%) Android
3 9 (4.46%) Mac OS X
4 6 (2.97%) Windows
5 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.99%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.50%) Linux
7 1 (0.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (81.19%) iOS Development
2 100 (49.50%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (25.74%) OO
4 47 (23.27%) Mobile Development
5 43 (21.29%) TDD
6 39 (19.31%) Unit Testing
7 38 (18.81%) Android Development
8 36 (17.82%) Scrum
9 34 (16.83%) BDD
10 30 (14.85%) OOP
11 27 (13.37%) OOD
12 19 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (6.93%) Software Engineering
13 14 (6.93%) Memory Management
13 14 (6.93%) E-Commerce
14 13 (6.44%) Content Management
15 12 (5.94%) Pair Programming
16 11 (5.45%) Mobile Application Development
17 5 (2.48%) Automation Testing
17 5 (2.48%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 158 (78.22%) Objective-C
2 39 (19.31%) JavaScript
3 33 (16.34%) Apple Swift
4 29 (14.36%) Java
5 10 (4.95%) C#
6 8 (3.96%) C++
6 8 (3.96%) PHP
7 6 (2.97%) Ruby
8 5 (2.48%) ActionScript
9 4 (1.98%) SQL
9 4 (1.98%) C
10 3 (1.49%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.49%) Python
11 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.50%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.50%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (6.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 50 (24.75%) Apple
2 8 (3.96%) Google
3 6 (2.97%) IBM
3 6 (2.97%) Sencha
4 5 (2.48%) Appcelerator
4 5 (2.48%) Xamarin
4 5 (2.48%) Adobe
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle
5 1 (0.50%) SAP
5 1 (0.50%) Zend
5 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.50%) Perforce
5 1 (0.50%) Kony
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day 3 month rolling contracts- Long term project
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Rate: £450 - £520 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £375.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £140 - £160 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago