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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Xcode
Rank 454 414 367
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -47
Contract jobs citing Xcode 125 138 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.29% 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.90% 2.55% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 94 109
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£396 £394 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £319 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £36.00 £15.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.00% -64.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £15.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+140.00% -64.70%
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
6594 5417 5299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.30% 11.57% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4623 3532 3333
Average daily rate £400 £390 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
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 £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 131 217
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.07 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.97% -3.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.10 £25.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.25 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
(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 +6 94 £400 - 11
South East -38 13 £338 -3.57% 7
East of England -8 5 £350 -
North West -10 4 £350 -10.82% 2
East Midlands +8 3 - -
South West -25 3 £369 -
West Midlands -6 1 £350 +55.55%
North East - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 3
Xcode
UK

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 244 (93.49%) Apple iOS
2 215 (82.38%) iOS Development
3 162 (62.07%) Objective-C
4 110 (42.15%) Agile Software Development
5 102 (39.08%) iPhone
6 92 (35.25%) Android
7 84 (32.18%) JSON
7 84 (32.18%) iPad
8 65 (24.90%) XML
9 64 (24.52%) Cocoa
10 61 (23.37%) JavaScript
11 60 (22.99%) iOS SDK
12 58 (22.22%) OO
13 55 (21.07%) HTML
14 48 (18.39%) RESTful
15 45 (17.24%) Mobile App
16 43 (16.48%) HTML5
17 42 (16.09%) Web Services
18 39 (14.94%) User Experience
19 37 (14.18%) Cocoa Touch
20 36 (13.79%) Android Development
21 35 (13.41%) CSS
22 32 (12.26%) Git (software)
23 31 (11.88%) Scrum
24 28 (10.73%) Java
24 28 (10.73%) Apple
25 24 (9.20%) TDD
26 22 (8.43%) Software Engineering
27 21 (8.05%) CSS3
28 20 (7.66%) REST

Xcode
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (0.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.38%) CMS
2 1 (0.38%) Node.js
2 1 (0.38%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (3.07%) Doxygen
2 7 (2.68%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.38%) Maya
3 1 (0.38%) 3ds Max
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.30%) GitHub
2 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.38%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.38%) PaaS
2 1 (0.38%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.90%) HTTP
2 10 (3.83%) VPN
2 10 (3.83%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.15%) Internet
4 2 (0.77%) Firewall
5 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.36%) SQLite
2 10 (3.83%) MySQL
3 4 (1.53%) NoSQL
3 4 (1.53%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.77%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.38%) QlikView
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 32 (12.26%) Git (software)
2 20 (7.66%) Calabash
3 14 (5.36%) Subversion
4 12 (4.60%) Cucumber
4 12 (4.60%) Appium
5 11 (4.21%) JIRA
6 8 (3.07%) Jenkins
7 7 (2.68%) Selenium
7 7 (2.68%) Eclipse
8 5 (1.92%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 4 (1.53%) IntelliJ
10 3 (1.15%) JUnit
10 3 (1.15%) Robotium
10 3 (1.15%) Grunt
10 3 (1.15%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (1.15%) Bower
10 3 (1.15%) Android Studio
11 2 (0.77%) Ranorex
11 2 (0.77%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.77%) NUnit
General
1 20 (7.66%) Finance
2 13 (4.98%) Retail
3 8 (3.07%) Banking
4 7 (2.68%) Marketing
4 7 (2.68%) Publishing
4 7 (2.68%) Games
5 3 (1.15%) Italian Language
5 3 (1.15%) Spanish Language
5 3 (1.15%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.38%) Billing
6 1 (0.38%) Legal
6 1 (0.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 227 (86.97%) Developer
2 199 (76.25%) iOS Developer
3 22 (8.43%) Mobile Developer
4 11 (4.21%) Senior Developer
5 10 (3.83%) Tester
5 10 (3.83%) Senior iOS Developer
6 9 (3.45%) Android Developer
7 8 (3.07%) Mobile Tester
8 7 (2.68%) iPhone Developer
8 7 (2.68%) Test Engineer
9 6 (2.30%) Junior
10 5 (1.92%) Lead Developer
10 5 (1.92%) Junior Developer
10 5 (1.92%) Designer
10 5 (1.92%) Junior iOS Developer
11 4 (1.53%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 4 (1.53%) iPad Developer
11 4 (1.53%) Front-End Developer
11 4 (1.53%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (1.53%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (32.18%) JSON
2 65 (24.90%) XML
3 64 (24.52%) Cocoa
4 60 (22.99%) iOS SDK
5 55 (21.07%) HTML
6 48 (18.39%) RESTful
7 43 (16.48%) HTML5
8 42 (16.09%) Web Services
9 37 (14.18%) Cocoa Touch
10 35 (13.41%) CSS
11 21 (8.05%) CSS3
12 20 (7.66%) REST
13 18 (6.90%) UIKit
14 12 (4.60%) Android SDK
15 9 (3.45%) Ajax
16 8 (3.07%) .NET
16 8 (3.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 8 (3.07%) PhoneGap
17 7 (2.68%) jQuery
18 6 (2.30%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 102 (39.08%) iPhone
2 84 (32.18%) iPad
3 45 (17.24%) Mobile App
4 39 (14.94%) User Experience
5 19 (7.28%) Computer Science
6 14 (5.36%) Social Media
7 8 (3.07%) N-Tier
8 6 (2.30%) Animation
8 6 (2.30%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.92%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.92%) Mobile Payment
9 5 (1.92%) Video on Demand
10 4 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (1.53%) Streaming Video
11 3 (1.15%) Photography
11 3 (1.15%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.15%) Smartphone
11 3 (1.15%) Social Network
11 3 (1.15%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 244 (93.49%) Apple iOS
2 92 (35.25%) Android
3 10 (3.83%) Windows
4 7 (2.68%) Windows Phone
5 6 (2.30%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.15%) UNIX
7 2 (0.77%) Linux
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.38%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (82.38%) iOS Development
2 110 (42.15%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (22.22%) OO
4 36 (13.79%) Android Development
5 31 (11.88%) Scrum
6 24 (9.20%) TDD
7 22 (8.43%) Software Engineering
8 20 (7.66%) Multithreading
9 18 (6.90%) BDD
10 17 (6.51%) Memory Management
10 17 (6.51%) E-Commerce
11 15 (5.75%) MVC
11 15 (5.75%) OOP
11 15 (5.75%) Systems Analysis
12 12 (4.60%) Web Design
12 12 (4.60%) OOD
12 12 (4.60%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (4.60%) Unit Testing
12 12 (4.60%) Mobile Application Development
13 10 (3.83%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 162 (62.07%) Objective-C
2 61 (23.37%) JavaScript
3 28 (10.73%) Java
4 18 (6.90%) C++
5 13 (4.98%) C#
6 11 (4.21%) Ruby
7 5 (1.92%) C
7 5 (1.92%) PHP
7 5 (1.92%) SQL
8 3 (1.15%) Python
9 2 (0.77%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.77%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (0.38%) Perl
10 1 (0.38%) Lua
10 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.38%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 11 (4.21%) Degree
2 3 (1.15%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.60%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (10.73%) Apple
2 11 (4.21%) Facebook
3 8 (3.07%) Xamarin
4 6 (2.30%) Oracle
5 5 (1.92%) Microsoft
5 5 (1.92%) Twitter
6 4 (1.53%) Google
7 3 (1.15%) Kony
7 3 (1.15%) Appcelerator
8 2 (0.77%) Sencha
9 1 (0.38%) Splunk
9 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.38%) Perforce
9 1 (0.38%) Adobe
9 1 (0.38%) Symbian
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Up to £300 per hour DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: From £0 to £0 per day £competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 days ago