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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Xcode
Rank 438 420 455
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +35
Contract jobs citing Xcode 143 149 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.31% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.13% 2.56% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 108 77
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£400 £363 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -2.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £236 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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
6709 5812 5880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.84% 12.05% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4494 3839 3309
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £283 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 119 202
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.55 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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 +26 123 £406 +3.17% 24
Yorkshire +6 9 £350 - 6
North West -8 4 £328 +9.16% 6
West Midlands -20 3 £400 +14.28% 2
South West -46 2 £338 +35.00% 2
South East -1 1 £400 +1.58% 3
East of England -26 1 - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 3
North East - - - - 1
Xcode
UK

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 246 (94.62%) Apple iOS
2 225 (86.54%) iOS Development
3 184 (70.77%) Objective-C
4 104 (40.00%) iPhone
5 92 (35.38%) Android
6 90 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
7 88 (33.85%) JSON
8 85 (32.69%) iPad
9 83 (31.92%) Cocoa
10 76 (29.23%) iOS SDK
11 73 (28.08%) XML
12 70 (26.92%) HTML
13 66 (25.38%) Mobile App
14 59 (22.69%) Web Services
15 57 (21.92%) JavaScript
16 55 (21.15%) OO
17 51 (19.62%) Cocoa Touch
18 49 (18.85%) HTML5
19 47 (18.08%) RESTful
20 44 (16.92%) User Experience
21 43 (16.54%) Android Development
21 43 (16.54%) Git (software)
22 36 (13.85%) CSS
23 34 (13.08%) Java
23 34 (13.08%) Apple
24 29 (11.15%) Scrum
25 28 (10.77%) REST
26 27 (10.38%) OOP
27 26 (10.00%) TDD
27 26 (10.00%) Software Engineering

Xcode
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (2.69%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.31%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (2.31%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (1.15%) CMS
4 2 (0.77%) Node.js
5 1 (0.38%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (3.85%) Doxygen
2 2 (0.77%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.69%) HTTP
2 16 (6.15%) HTTPS
3 10 (3.85%) VPN
4 5 (1.92%) SSL
5 2 (0.77%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.62%) MySQL
1 12 (4.62%) SQLite
2 4 (1.54%) NoSQL
2 4 (1.54%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.77%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.77%) MS Access
4 1 (0.38%) QlikView
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 43 (16.54%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.08%) Subversion
3 11 (4.23%) Calabash
4 8 (3.08%) JIRA
5 7 (2.69%) Cucumber
5 7 (2.69%) Eclipse
5 7 (2.69%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (1.92%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.54%) JUnit
7 4 (1.54%) NUnit
7 4 (1.54%) Ranorex
8 3 (1.15%) Robotium
8 3 (1.15%) Selenium
8 3 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.15%) Hudson
9 2 (0.77%) Introscope
9 2 (0.77%) Capybara
9 2 (0.77%) RubyMine
10 1 (0.38%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (0.38%) FitNesse
General
1 21 (8.08%) Finance
2 18 (6.92%) Retail
3 11 (4.23%) Banking
4 8 (3.08%) Publishing
5 4 (1.54%) Back Office
5 4 (1.54%) Legal
5 4 (1.54%) Marketing
6 3 (1.15%) Advertising
7 2 (0.77%) Games
7 2 (0.77%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 233 (89.62%) Developer
2 212 (81.54%) iOS Developer
3 14 (5.38%) Mobile Developer
4 12 (4.62%) Senior Developer
4 12 (4.62%) Senior iOS Developer
5 11 (4.23%) Android Developer
5 11 (4.23%) Tester
6 9 (3.46%) Mobile Tester
7 8 (3.08%) iPhone Developer
8 5 (1.92%) Junior iOS Developer
8 5 (1.92%) Junior Developer
8 5 (1.92%) Lead Developer
8 5 (1.92%) Junior
8 5 (1.92%) Software Engineer
8 5 (1.92%) Web Developer
9 4 (1.54%) Java Developer
9 4 (1.54%) Designer
10 3 (1.15%) Test Engineer
10 3 (1.15%) Analyst
10 3 (1.15%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (33.85%) JSON
2 83 (31.92%) Cocoa
3 76 (29.23%) iOS SDK
4 73 (28.08%) XML
5 70 (26.92%) HTML
6 59 (22.69%) Web Services
7 51 (19.62%) Cocoa Touch
8 49 (18.85%) HTML5
9 47 (18.08%) RESTful
10 36 (13.85%) CSS
11 28 (10.77%) REST
12 18 (6.92%) UIKit
13 17 (6.54%) CSS3
14 15 (5.77%) Android SDK
15 10 (3.85%) PhoneGap
16 9 (3.46%) .NET
17 8 (3.08%) jQuery
17 8 (3.08%) Apache Cordova
18 6 (2.31%) Xamarin.iOS
19 5 (1.92%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 104 (40.00%) iPhone
2 85 (32.69%) iPad
3 66 (25.38%) Mobile App
4 44 (16.92%) User Experience
5 16 (6.15%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.69%) N-Tier
7 6 (2.31%) Animation
7 6 (2.31%) Digital Media
8 5 (1.92%) Mobile Payment
8 5 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.92%) Video on Demand
8 5 (1.92%) Streaming Video
9 4 (1.54%) Augmented Reality
9 4 (1.54%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (1.15%) Social Media
10 3 (1.15%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.77%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.77%) DTV
11 2 (0.77%) Photography
11 2 (0.77%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 246 (94.62%) Apple iOS
2 92 (35.38%) Android
3 6 (2.31%) Windows
4 3 (1.15%) Windows Phone
4 3 (1.15%) UNIX
4 3 (1.15%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.77%) Linux
5 2 (0.77%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.38%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (86.54%) iOS Development
2 90 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (21.15%) OO
4 43 (16.54%) Android Development
5 29 (11.15%) Scrum
6 27 (10.38%) OOP
7 26 (10.00%) TDD
7 26 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 20 (7.69%) Memory Management
9 19 (7.31%) E-Commerce
10 16 (6.15%) BDD
10 16 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (6.15%) Unit Testing
11 12 (4.62%) MVC
12 10 (3.85%) Test Scripting
13 9 (3.46%) Mobile Application Development
13 9 (3.46%) Multithreading
13 9 (3.46%) Systems Analysis
14 8 (3.08%) OOD
15 7 (2.69%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 184 (70.77%) Objective-C
2 57 (21.92%) JavaScript
3 34 (13.08%) Java
4 16 (6.15%) C++
5 15 (5.77%) C#
6 10 (3.85%) Ruby
7 8 (3.08%) SQL
8 6 (2.31%) PHP
9 5 (1.92%) C
10 4 (1.54%) Python
11 3 (1.15%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.77%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.77%) VBA
13 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (5.38%) Degree
2 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.62%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (13.08%) Apple
2 21 (8.08%) Facebook
3 7 (2.69%) Xamarin
4 6 (2.31%) Microsoft
5 5 (1.92%) Google
6 3 (1.15%) MobileIron
6 3 (1.15%) Twitter
7 2 (0.77%) IBM
7 2 (0.77%) Adobe
7 2 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.77%) Oracle
7 2 (0.77%) Cognos
7 2 (0.77%) Perforce
7 2 (0.77%) Splunk
8 1 (0.38%) Sencha
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