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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Xcode
Rank 451 488 408
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -80
Contract jobs citing Xcode 129 88 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.17% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.96% 1.40% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 63 99
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£400 £419 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £264 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £270 £325
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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
6565 6292 5062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.97% 12.25% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4235 4100 3246
Average daily rate £400 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 111 146
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +1.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £31.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.05 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.27 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.64% +5.33%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +4 72 £413 -2.94% 30
South East +7 34 £400 +48.14% 10
North West - 10 £338 - 2
East of England +21 4 £277 -7.66% 3
South West +5 4 £370 - 4
West Midlands -14 3 £348 +32.38% 2
East Midlands +5 1 - -
Yorkshire -19 1 - - 3
North East - - - - 2
Xcode
UK

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 220 (90.16%) Apple iOS
2 178 (72.95%) iOS Development
3 144 (59.02%) Objective-C
4 106 (43.44%) Agile Software Development
5 94 (38.52%) iPhone
6 93 (38.11%) iPad
7 85 (34.84%) Android
8 63 (25.82%) iOS SDK
9 57 (23.36%) Apple
10 56 (22.95%) HTML
10 56 (22.95%) JavaScript
11 51 (20.90%) OO
11 51 (20.90%) Mobile Development
12 49 (20.08%) Mobile App
12 49 (20.08%) Cocoa
12 49 (20.08%) JSON
13 48 (19.67%) HTML5
14 45 (18.44%) Scrum
15 41 (16.80%) CSS
16 39 (15.98%) User Experience
17 38 (15.57%) RESTful
18 35 (14.34%) TDD
18 35 (14.34%) Finance
19 34 (13.93%) XML
19 34 (13.93%) Java
20 33 (13.52%) Android Development
20 33 (13.52%) Cocoa Touch
21 32 (13.11%) CSS3
22 29 (11.89%) Web Services
23 27 (11.07%) Git (software)

Xcode
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (2.87%) CMS
2 2 (0.82%) JBoss
2 2 (0.82%) Tomcat
2 2 (0.82%) Confluence
2 2 (0.82%) Node.js
3 1 (0.41%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (0.41%) IIS
3 1 (0.41%) Apache
3 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.41%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.41%) Drupal
3 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.05%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.41%) Maya
2 1 (0.41%) 3ds Max
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.10%) GitHub
2 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.41%) PaaS
3 1 (0.41%) Heroku
3 1 (0.41%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.92%) HTTP
2 3 (1.23%) HTTPS
2 3 (1.23%) Internet
3 2 (0.82%) Firewall
3 2 (0.82%) UPnP
3 2 (0.82%) iBeacon
3 2 (0.82%) VPN
4 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.51%) MySQL
2 9 (3.69%) SQLite
3 6 (2.46%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.82%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 27 (11.07%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.61%) Calabash
3 19 (7.79%) Cucumber
4 16 (6.56%) Eclipse
5 14 (5.74%) JIRA
5 14 (5.74%) Android Studio
6 13 (5.33%) Jenkins
7 12 (4.92%) Appium
8 11 (4.51%) Subversion
9 9 (3.69%) Selenium
9 9 (3.69%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 8 (3.28%) IntelliJ
11 6 (2.46%) Visual Studio
12 5 (2.05%) Grunt
13 4 (1.64%) Karma Test Runner
13 4 (1.64%) Bower
13 4 (1.64%) Hudson
14 3 (1.23%) Maven
15 2 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 2 (0.82%) Ant
General
1 35 (14.34%) Finance
2 26 (10.66%) Banking
3 9 (3.69%) Publishing
4 7 (2.87%) Games
4 7 (2.87%) Retail
5 5 (2.05%) Marketing
6 4 (1.64%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.23%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.23%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.82%) Advertising
8 2 (0.82%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.41%) Legal
9 1 (0.41%) Billing
9 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 208 (85.25%) Developer
2 157 (64.34%) iOS Developer
3 29 (11.89%) Mobile Developer
4 15 (6.15%) Android Developer
5 13 (5.33%) Tester
5 13 (5.33%) Lead Developer
6 12 (4.92%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 9 (3.69%) Mobile Tester
8 8 (3.28%) Automation Tester
9 7 (2.87%) Senior Developer
9 7 (2.87%) Analyst
9 7 (2.87%) Test Analyst
10 6 (2.46%) Mac Developer
11 5 (2.05%) Senior iOS Developer
11 5 (2.05%) C++ Developer
11 5 (2.05%) Applications Developer
12 4 (1.64%) Test Engineer
12 4 (1.64%) Junior
12 4 (1.64%) Mac Engineer
12 4 (1.64%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (25.82%) iOS SDK
2 56 (22.95%) HTML
3 49 (20.08%) Cocoa
3 49 (20.08%) JSON
4 48 (19.67%) HTML5
5 41 (16.80%) CSS
6 38 (15.57%) RESTful
7 34 (13.93%) XML
8 33 (13.52%) Cocoa Touch
9 32 (13.11%) CSS3
10 29 (11.89%) Web Services
11 24 (9.84%) Android SDK
12 16 (6.56%) REST
13 15 (6.15%) Ajax
14 14 (5.74%) jQuery
14 14 (5.74%) Core Animation
14 14 (5.74%) PhoneGap
15 12 (4.92%) UIKit
15 12 (4.92%) AngularJS
16 10 (4.10%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 94 (38.52%) iPhone
2 93 (38.11%) iPad
3 49 (20.08%) Mobile App
4 39 (15.98%) User Experience
5 18 (7.38%) Computer Science
6 16 (6.56%) Animation
7 8 (3.28%) Blackberry
8 7 (2.87%) Social Media
9 6 (2.46%) Algorithms
9 6 (2.46%) Open Source
10 5 (2.05%) Robotics
11 4 (1.64%) Smartphone
11 4 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (1.64%) Data Structures
12 3 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.23%) Social Network
12 3 (1.23%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.82%) Streaming Video
13 2 (0.82%) Mobile Payment
14 1 (0.41%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 220 (90.16%) Apple iOS
2 85 (34.84%) Android
3 17 (6.97%) Mac OS X
4 10 (4.10%) Windows
5 4 (1.64%) Windows Phone
6 3 (1.23%) Linux
7 2 (0.82%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.41%) webOS
8 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (72.95%) iOS Development
2 106 (43.44%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (20.90%) OO
3 51 (20.90%) Mobile Development
4 45 (18.44%) Scrum
5 35 (14.34%) TDD
6 33 (13.52%) Android Development
7 25 (10.25%) Software Engineering
7 25 (10.25%) Unit Testing
8 22 (9.02%) MVC
9 21 (8.61%) OOP
10 20 (8.20%) BDD
11 19 (7.79%) E-Commerce
12 18 (7.38%) Memory Management
13 16 (6.56%) OOD
14 15 (6.15%) Mobile Application Development
15 14 (5.74%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (5.33%) Multithreading
17 8 (3.28%) Test Automation
17 8 (3.28%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 144 (59.02%) Objective-C
2 56 (22.95%) JavaScript
3 34 (13.93%) Java
4 20 (8.20%) C++
5 13 (5.33%) Ruby
6 12 (4.92%) C#
7 10 (4.10%) SQL
8 6 (2.46%) C
9 3 (1.23%) PHP
9 3 (1.23%) CoffeeScript
10 2 (0.82%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.82%) Python
10 2 (0.82%) Scala
11 1 (0.41%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.41%) XQuery
11 1 (0.41%) XPath
11 1 (0.41%) Lua
11 1 (0.41%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 21 (8.61%) Degree
2 7 (2.87%) ISEB
3 2 (0.82%) Sun Certification
3 2 (0.82%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.97%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 57 (23.36%) Apple
2 7 (2.87%) Google
2 7 (2.87%) Appcelerator
3 6 (2.46%) Oracle
4 5 (2.05%) IBM
4 5 (2.05%) Facebook
4 5 (2.05%) Twitter
4 5 (2.05%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.23%) Adobe
5 3 (1.23%) Sencha
6 2 (0.82%) Sun
6 2 (0.82%) Kony
7 1 (0.41%) SAP
7 1 (0.41%) Symbian
7 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.41%) Perforce
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