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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Xcode
Rank 474 442 409
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -33
Contract jobs citing Xcode 114 142 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.28% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.51% 2.13% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 93 123
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£425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 - -
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
7569 6667 5841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.08% 13.03% 11.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5035 4341 3826
Average daily rate £410 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 124 122
Average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.19 £30.00 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £51.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -36 94 £450 +9.09% 21
South East -16 9 £375 +7.14% 2
East of England +8 4 £333 -
West Midlands +6 2 - - 2
South West -1 2 £450 +33.33%
North West -29 2 £363 +10.68% 7
Yorkshire -32 2 £325 -7.14% 3
North East - 1 - -
Xcode
UK

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 185 (88.94%) Apple iOS
2 175 (84.13%) Objective-C
3 172 (82.69%) iOS Development
4 119 (57.21%) Agile Software Development
5 87 (41.83%) iPhone
6 73 (35.10%) Cocoa
7 67 (32.21%) iPad
8 65 (31.25%) JSON
9 63 (30.29%) OO
10 60 (28.85%) TDD
11 57 (27.40%) Apple
12 54 (25.96%) BDD
13 53 (25.48%) User Experience
14 52 (25.00%) RESTful
15 51 (24.52%) Unit Testing
16 49 (23.56%) Scrum
17 48 (23.08%) Apple Swift
18 47 (22.60%) Mobile Development
19 46 (22.12%) iOS SDK
20 45 (21.63%) Android
21 42 (20.19%) HTML
22 41 (19.71%) XML
23 40 (19.23%) OOD
23 40 (19.23%) Mobile App
24 38 (18.27%) Git (software)
25 37 (17.79%) Cocoa Touch
26 35 (16.83%) REST
26 35 (16.83%) JavaScript
27 34 (16.35%) Java
28 33 (15.87%) Android Development

Xcode
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 18 (8.65%) CMS
2 6 (2.88%) Node.js
3 5 (2.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (2.40%) IIS
3 5 (2.40%) Apache
3 5 (2.40%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.48%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.48%) Drupal
4 1 (0.48%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.40%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.33%) HTTP
2 5 (2.40%) iBeacon
3 3 (1.44%) UPnP
4 2 (0.96%) Internet
5 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.48%) Wireless
5 1 (0.48%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.48%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.81%) SQLite
2 7 (3.37%) MySQL
2 7 (3.37%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.40%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.96%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.48%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (18.27%) Git (software)
2 25 (12.02%) Subversion
3 20 (9.62%) CocoaPods
4 13 (6.25%) Android Studio
5 10 (4.81%) Eclipse
5 10 (4.81%) Jenkins
6 7 (3.37%) Cucumber
7 6 (2.88%) Calabash
7 6 (2.88%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 5 (2.40%) Hudson
8 5 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (2.40%) CruiseControl
8 5 (2.40%) Visual Studio
8 5 (2.40%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.92%) SoapUI
10 3 (1.44%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.44%) eggPlant
10 3 (1.44%) JIRA
10 3 (1.44%) Selenium
11 2 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 21 (10.10%) Finance
2 20 (9.62%) Publishing
3 6 (2.88%) Banking
4 5 (2.40%) Retail
4 5 (2.40%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.40%) Games
5 3 (1.44%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.96%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.96%) Electronics
6 2 (0.96%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.96%) Music Industry
6 2 (0.96%) Marketing
7 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.48%) Legal
Job Titles
1 194 (93.27%) Developer
2 151 (72.60%) iOS Developer
3 27 (12.98%) Senior Developer
4 25 (12.02%) Mobile Developer
5 20 (9.62%) Senior iOS Developer
6 8 (3.85%) Lead Developer
7 7 (3.37%) Android Developer
8 6 (2.88%) Junior Developer
8 6 (2.88%) Junior
9 5 (2.40%) Tester
9 5 (2.40%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (1.92%) Agile .NET Developer
10 4 (1.92%) Mac Developer
10 4 (1.92%) Mac Engineer
10 4 (1.92%) Applications Developer
10 4 (1.92%) .NET Developer
11 3 (1.44%) iPhone Developer
11 3 (1.44%) Junior iOS Developer
11 3 (1.44%) Mobile Tester
12 2 (0.96%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (35.10%) Cocoa
2 65 (31.25%) JSON
3 52 (25.00%) RESTful
4 46 (22.12%) iOS SDK
5 42 (20.19%) HTML
6 41 (19.71%) XML
7 37 (17.79%) Cocoa Touch
8 35 (16.83%) REST
9 32 (15.38%) Web Services
10 29 (13.94%) UIKit
11 25 (12.02%) CSS
12 23 (11.06%) HTML5
13 17 (8.17%) Core Animation
14 16 (7.69%) SOAP
14 16 (7.69%) CSS3
15 15 (7.21%) jQuery
16 9 (4.33%) Ajax
17 8 (3.85%) .NET
17 8 (3.85%) Android SDK
18 7 (3.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 87 (41.83%) iPhone
2 67 (32.21%) iPad
3 53 (25.48%) User Experience
4 40 (19.23%) Mobile App
5 17 (8.17%) Animation
6 11 (5.29%) Computer Science
7 10 (4.81%) Video on Demand
7 10 (4.81%) Smartphone
8 8 (3.85%) Streaming Video
9 5 (2.40%) W3C
9 5 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.40%) Apple TV
10 4 (1.92%) Social Media
11 3 (1.44%) Kindle
12 2 (0.96%) DTV
12 2 (0.96%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.96%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.96%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.48%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.48%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 185 (88.94%) Apple iOS
2 45 (21.63%) Android
3 8 (3.85%) Mac OS X
4 7 (3.37%) Windows
5 5 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.48%) Linux
6 1 (0.48%) UNIX
6 1 (0.48%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (82.69%) iOS Development
2 119 (57.21%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (30.29%) OO
4 60 (28.85%) TDD
5 54 (25.96%) BDD
6 51 (24.52%) Unit Testing
7 49 (23.56%) Scrum
8 47 (22.60%) Mobile Development
9 40 (19.23%) OOD
10 33 (15.87%) Android Development
11 29 (13.94%) OOP
12 21 (10.10%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (9.13%) Content Management
14 18 (8.65%) Pair Programming
15 15 (7.21%) Software Engineering
16 14 (6.73%) E-Commerce
17 11 (5.29%) Mobile Application Development
18 9 (4.33%) Memory Management
19 8 (3.85%) Test Automation
20 7 (3.37%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 175 (84.13%) Objective-C
2 48 (23.08%) Apple Swift
3 35 (16.83%) JavaScript
4 34 (16.35%) Java
5 16 (7.69%) C++
6 11 (5.29%) C#
7 10 (4.81%) PHP
8 6 (2.88%) SQL
8 6 (2.88%) Ruby
9 5 (2.40%) C
9 5 (2.40%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.40%) ActionScript
10 3 (1.44%) Python
11 2 (0.96%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.48%) PHP5
12 1 (0.48%) Smalltalk
12 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (5.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.62%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.48%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 57 (27.40%) Apple
2 8 (3.85%) Google
3 6 (2.88%) Appcelerator
3 6 (2.88%) Adobe
4 5 (2.40%) IBM
4 5 (2.40%) Sencha
5 3 (1.44%) SAP
5 3 (1.44%) Zend
6 2 (0.96%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle
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