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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Xcode
Rank 522 482 496
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +14
Contract jobs citing Xcode 99 118 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.31% 1.80% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 72 72
Average daily rate £425 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £260 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £381 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.19% +8.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
7564 6556 6199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.77% 12.95% 12.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5173 4249 4052
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 129 120
Average hourly rate £42.45 £37.04 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.60% -3.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £27.37 £31.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £47.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -2.01%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 -10 67 £475 +6.74% 17
South East -34 13 £350 -12.50% 5
East of England +15 8 £325 - 1
Yorkshire +4 4 £413 - 2
West Midlands -14 3 £325 -6.47% 1
North West -16 3 £375 +11.11% 3
East Midlands +8 2 £318 -
North East - 2 £313 -
South West -2 1 - - 2
Xcode
UK

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 134 (86.45%) Apple iOS
2 123 (79.35%) iOS Development
3 118 (76.13%) Objective-C
4 86 (55.48%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (43.87%) Cocoa
6 59 (38.06%) TDD
7 54 (34.84%) Scrum
7 54 (34.84%) Apple Swift
8 53 (34.19%) iPhone
9 50 (32.26%) iPad
10 46 (29.68%) RESTful
11 43 (27.74%) Mobile Development
11 43 (27.74%) User Experience
12 42 (27.10%) BDD
13 37 (23.87%) OO
14 36 (23.23%) Android
15 35 (22.58%) JSON
15 35 (22.58%) iOS SDK
16 33 (21.29%) Unit Testing
16 33 (21.29%) Java
17 32 (20.65%) Mobile App
18 30 (19.35%) XML
19 28 (18.06%) Web Services
20 26 (16.77%) JavaScript
21 25 (16.13%) OOD
22 24 (15.48%) Apple
23 23 (14.84%) Git (software)
24 22 (14.19%) Degree
24 22 (14.19%) HTML
24 22 (14.19%) Android Development

Xcode
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 (7.10%) CMS
2 5 (3.23%) IIS
3 3 (1.94%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.65%) Apache
4 1 (0.65%) Node.js
4 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (3.87%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.58%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.58%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.23%) GitHub
2 2 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.65%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.87%) HTTP
2 2 (1.29%) Firewall
2 2 (1.29%) Network Security
3 1 (0.65%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.52%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.87%) SQLite
3 5 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.58%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.29%) Big Data
6 2 (1.29%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.65%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.65%) MySQL
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 23 (14.84%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.16%) Subversion
3 6 (3.87%) Appium
3 6 (3.87%) Cucumber
3 6 (3.87%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.23%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 5 (3.23%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.58%) Android Studio
5 4 (2.58%) ClearCase
5 4 (2.58%) JIRA
5 4 (2.58%) Maven
5 4 (2.58%) Selenium
5 4 (2.58%) WebDriver
6 3 (1.94%) Robotium
7 2 (1.29%) Calabash
7 2 (1.29%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.29%) git-flow
7 2 (1.29%) Gradle
7 2 (1.29%) Grunt
7 2 (1.29%) Travis CI
General
1 11 (7.10%) Games
2 7 (4.52%) Publishing
3 4 (2.58%) Finance
4 2 (1.29%) Back Office
4 2 (1.29%) Retail
5 1 (0.65%) Banking
5 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 140 (90.32%) Developer
2 114 (73.55%) iOS Developer
3 23 (14.84%) Senior Developer
4 21 (13.55%) Applications Developer
4 21 (13.55%) Objective-C Developer
4 21 (13.55%) Senior iOS Developer
5 16 (10.32%) Mobile Developer
6 10 (6.45%) Android Developer
6 10 (6.45%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 9 (5.81%) iOS Android Developer
8 6 (3.87%) C++ Developer
9 5 (3.23%) Designer
9 5 (3.23%) Java Developer
10 4 (2.58%) Agile Developer
10 4 (2.58%) E-Commerce Developer
10 4 (2.58%) Games Developer
10 4 (2.58%) UI Designer
11 3 (1.94%) Developer in Test
11 3 (1.94%) QA Test Engineer
11 3 (1.94%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (43.87%) Cocoa
2 46 (29.68%) RESTful
3 35 (22.58%) iOS SDK
3 35 (22.58%) JSON
4 30 (19.35%) XML
5 28 (18.06%) Web Services
6 22 (14.19%) HTML
7 17 (10.97%) HTML5
8 16 (10.32%) Cocoa Touch
9 15 (9.68%) .NET
10 12 (7.74%) jQuery
10 12 (7.74%) SOAP
11 11 (7.10%) Android SDK
11 11 (7.10%) CSS
12 10 (6.45%) REST
13 8 (5.16%) AngularJS
13 8 (5.16%) PhoneGap
14 6 (3.87%) ASP.NET
14 6 (3.87%) POCO
14 6 (3.87%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 53 (34.19%) iPhone
2 50 (32.26%) iPad
3 43 (27.74%) User Experience
4 32 (20.65%) Mobile App
5 20 (12.90%) Computer Science
6 7 (4.52%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (3.23%) Smartphone
8 4 (2.58%) Video on Demand
9 3 (1.94%) Fintech
9 3 (1.94%) NHS
10 2 (1.29%) Animation
10 2 (1.29%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.29%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.29%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.65%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.65%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.65%) PDA
11 1 (0.65%) Smart Energy
11 1 (0.65%) Social Media
11 1 (0.65%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 134 (86.45%) Apple iOS
2 36 (23.23%) Android
3 16 (10.32%) Windows
4 6 (3.87%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.23%) Linux
6 4 (2.58%) Unix
6 4 (2.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.29%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.29%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (79.35%) iOS Development
2 86 (55.48%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (38.06%) TDD
4 54 (34.84%) Scrum
5 43 (27.74%) Mobile Development
6 42 (27.10%) BDD
7 37 (23.87%) OO
8 33 (21.29%) Unit Testing
9 25 (16.13%) OOD
10 22 (14.19%) Android Development
11 11 (7.10%) Multithreading
11 11 (7.10%) MVC
11 11 (7.10%) Software Engineering
12 9 (5.81%) Content Management
13 7 (4.52%) Pair Programming
14 6 (3.87%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (3.87%) E-Commerce
14 6 (3.87%) OOP
14 6 (3.87%) User Stories
15 5 (3.23%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 118 (76.13%) Objective-C
2 54 (34.84%) Apple Swift
3 33 (21.29%) Java
4 26 (16.77%) JavaScript
5 11 (7.10%) C#
5 11 (7.10%) C++
6 8 (5.16%) C
7 4 (2.58%) PHP
7 4 (2.58%) Ruby
7 4 (2.58%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.94%) Groovy
8 3 (1.94%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.29%) SQL
10 1 (0.65%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.65%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (0.65%) Python
10 1 (0.65%) VC++
Qualifications
1 22 (14.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.58%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (1.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.29%) yum
Vendors
1 24 (15.48%) Apple
2 8 (5.16%) Xamarin
3 5 (3.23%) Appcelerator
3 5 (3.23%) Google
3 5 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.94%) DevExpress
4 3 (1.94%) EPiServer
4 3 (1.94%) OpenText
4 3 (1.94%) Telerik
5 2 (1.29%) Endeca
5 2 (1.29%) hybris
5 2 (1.29%) Sencha
5 2 (1.29%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.65%) Adobe
6 1 (0.65%) Intershop
6 1 (0.65%) PayPal
6 1 (0.65%) PubNub
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