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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Xcode
Rank 440 398 472
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +74
Contract jobs citing Xcode 143 162 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.33% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.16% 2.78% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 127 64
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£413 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £275
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 2 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £22.66 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.58% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.66 -
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
6628 5826 5876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.01% 11.97% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4308 3809 3419
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 122 202
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.00 £22.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.75 £52.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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 +20 125 £413 +6.45% 27
Yorkshire +8 5 £350 - 3
South East -4 5 £350 - 7
North West -4 3 £350 +16.66% 6
West Midlands -25 2 £450 +28.57% 6
South West -37 2 £338 +12.50% 6
East of England -39 1 - - 3
East Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - -
Xcode
UK

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 223 (93.70%) Apple iOS
2 201 (84.45%) iOS Development
3 170 (71.43%) Objective-C
4 99 (41.60%) iPhone
5 85 (35.71%) Android
6 84 (35.29%) iPad
7 80 (33.61%) Cocoa
8 77 (32.35%) JSON
9 72 (30.25%) iOS SDK
10 64 (26.89%) Mobile App
10 64 (26.89%) HTML
11 62 (26.05%) XML
12 61 (25.63%) Agile Software Development
13 55 (23.11%) OO
14 53 (22.27%) JavaScript
15 50 (21.01%) Web Services
16 48 (20.17%) Cocoa Touch
17 43 (18.07%) RESTful
18 42 (17.65%) HTML5
19 37 (15.55%) Git (software)
19 37 (15.55%) Android Development
19 37 (15.55%) Apple
20 35 (14.71%) Java
21 33 (13.87%) CSS
22 30 (12.61%) Scrum
23 27 (11.34%) OOP
24 26 (10.92%) TDD
25 24 (10.08%) Software Engineering
26 22 (9.24%) Facebook
27 21 (8.82%) REST

Xcode
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 6 (2.52%) SharePoint
1 6 (2.52%) SharePoint 2013
1 6 (2.52%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (2.10%) CMS
3 2 (0.84%) Node.js
4 1 (0.42%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (2.94%) Doxygen
2 2 (0.84%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.26%) GitHub
2 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.72%) HTTP
2 13 (5.46%) HTTPS
3 7 (2.94%) VPN
4 5 (2.10%) SSL
5 2 (0.84%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.20%) SQLite
2 9 (3.78%) MySQL
3 2 (0.84%) MS Access
3 2 (0.84%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.84%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 37 (15.55%) Git (software)
2 14 (5.88%) Subversion
3 12 (5.04%) Calabash
4 9 (3.78%) Cucumber
4 9 (3.78%) JIRA
5 7 (2.94%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.94%) Eclipse
5 7 (2.94%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (2.10%) JUnit
7 4 (1.68%) Hudson
8 3 (1.26%) Robotium
8 3 (1.26%) Selenium
9 2 (0.84%) Introscope
9 2 (0.84%) JMeter
9 2 (0.84%) NUnit
9 2 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.84%) Ranorex
9 2 (0.84%) RubyMine
9 2 (0.84%) Capybara
10 1 (0.42%) Mercurial
General
1 21 (8.82%) Finance
2 19 (7.98%) Retail
3 11 (4.62%) Publishing
4 10 (4.20%) Banking
5 5 (2.10%) Marketing
6 4 (1.68%) Legal
6 4 (1.68%) Back Office
7 3 (1.26%) Advertising
8 2 (0.84%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.42%) Automotive
9 1 (0.42%) Games
Job Titles
1 206 (86.55%) Developer
2 191 (80.25%) iOS Developer
3 12 (5.04%) Tester
4 11 (4.62%) Android Developer
5 10 (4.20%) Senior Developer
5 10 (4.20%) Senior iOS Developer
6 9 (3.78%) Mobile Tester
6 9 (3.78%) iPhone Developer
6 9 (3.78%) Mobile Developer
7 5 (2.10%) Junior iOS Developer
7 5 (2.10%) Web Developer
7 5 (2.10%) Junior
7 5 (2.10%) Software Engineer
7 5 (2.10%) Junior Developer
8 4 (1.68%) Java Developer
8 4 (1.68%) Analyst
8 4 (1.68%) Test Analyst
8 4 (1.68%) iPad Developer
9 3 (1.26%) Lead Developer
9 3 (1.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (33.61%) Cocoa
2 77 (32.35%) JSON
3 72 (30.25%) iOS SDK
4 64 (26.89%) HTML
5 62 (26.05%) XML
6 50 (21.01%) Web Services
7 48 (20.17%) Cocoa Touch
8 43 (18.07%) RESTful
9 42 (17.65%) HTML5
10 33 (13.87%) CSS
11 21 (8.82%) REST
12 18 (7.56%) CSS3
13 14 (5.88%) Android SDK
14 12 (5.04%) UIKit
15 11 (4.62%) jQuery
16 8 (3.36%) .NET
16 8 (3.36%) PhoneGap
17 7 (2.94%) Ajax
18 6 (2.52%) Xamarin.iOS
19 5 (2.10%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 99 (41.60%) iPhone
2 84 (35.29%) iPad
3 64 (26.89%) Mobile App
4 14 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.94%) N-Tier
6 6 (2.52%) Animation
7 5 (2.10%) Digital Media
7 5 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.10%) Mobile Payment
7 5 (2.10%) Augmented Reality
8 4 (1.68%) Streaming Video
8 4 (1.68%) Video on Demand
8 4 (1.68%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (1.26%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.26%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.84%) STB
10 2 (0.84%) DTV
10 2 (0.84%) Social Media
10 2 (0.84%) Kindle
11 1 (0.42%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 223 (93.70%) Apple iOS
2 85 (35.71%) Android
3 6 (2.52%) Windows
4 5 (2.10%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.26%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.84%) UNIX
6 2 (0.84%) Linux
6 2 (0.84%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (0.42%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (84.45%) iOS Development
2 61 (25.63%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (23.11%) OO
4 37 (15.55%) Android Development
5 30 (12.61%) Scrum
6 27 (11.34%) OOP
7 26 (10.92%) TDD
8 24 (10.08%) Software Engineering
9 18 (7.56%) Memory Management
10 17 (7.14%) E-Commerce
11 16 (6.72%) BDD
12 15 (6.30%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (5.88%) Unit Testing
14 9 (3.78%) Systems Analysis
14 9 (3.78%) MVC
15 8 (3.36%) OOD
15 8 (3.36%) Kanban
15 8 (3.36%) Test Scripting
15 8 (3.36%) Mobile Application Development
16 7 (2.94%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 170 (71.43%) Objective-C
2 53 (22.27%) JavaScript
3 35 (14.71%) Java
4 15 (6.30%) C++
5 13 (5.46%) Ruby
5 13 (5.46%) C#
6 7 (2.94%) SQL
7 5 (2.10%) C
7 5 (2.10%) PHP
8 4 (1.68%) Python
9 3 (1.26%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.84%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.84%) VBA
11 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.42%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (5.46%) Degree
2 2 (0.84%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.84%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (0.84%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.42%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (15.55%) Apple
2 22 (9.24%) Facebook
3 5 (2.10%) Twitter
3 5 (2.10%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.68%) Google
4 4 (1.68%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.26%) MobileIron
6 2 (0.84%) Perforce
6 2 (0.84%) Cognos
6 2 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.84%) Adobe
6 2 (0.84%) IBM
6 2 (0.84%) Sencha
6 2 (0.84%) Splunk
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