The table below looks at the statistics for Xcode skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xcode over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Xcode
Rank 328 294 333
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +39
Contract jobs citing Xcode 100 130 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.41% 0.51% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.77% 3.91% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 100 64
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £329
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 -
Xcode
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3606 3326 2813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.64% 13.13% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2683 2411 1923
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 17
Average hourly rate £65.00 £45.00 £39.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +14.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £22.00 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +3.67%

Xcode
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Xcode across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Xcode Jobs Demand Trend in London

Xcode
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Xcode across the London region.

Xcode Daily Rate Trend in London

Xcode
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Xcode across the London region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Xcode Daily Rate Histogram in London

Xcode
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Xcode across the London region.

Xcode Hourly Rate Trend in London

Xcode
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xcode within the London region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
City of London +9 16 £377 -3.83% 8
Xcode
England

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 201 (95.71%) Apple iOS
2 186 (88.57%) iOS Development
3 155 (73.81%) Objective-C
4 90 (42.86%) iPhone
5 81 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
6 78 (37.14%) JSON
7 71 (33.81%) iPad
8 69 (32.86%) Android
9 65 (30.95%) XML
10 62 (29.52%) Cocoa
11 57 (27.14%) iOS SDK
12 54 (25.71%) HTML
13 53 (25.24%) Web Services
14 47 (22.38%) JavaScript
15 45 (21.43%) Mobile App
16 44 (20.95%) Git (software)
17 42 (20.00%) User Experience
18 41 (19.52%) Cocoa Touch
19 40 (19.05%) OO
20 38 (18.10%) RESTful
20 38 (18.10%) HTML5
21 29 (13.81%) Android Development
22 25 (11.90%) Scrum
22 25 (11.90%) Software Engineering
23 22 (10.48%) CSS
23 22 (10.48%) HTTP
24 20 (9.52%) Apple
24 20 (9.52%) Java
24 20 (9.52%) TDD
25 18 (8.57%) Facebook

Xcode
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 3 (1.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.95%) CMS
2 2 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (0.95%) Node.js
2 2 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (5.71%) Doxygen
2 2 (0.95%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.95%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.48%) HTTP
2 17 (8.10%) HTTPS
3 12 (5.71%) VPN
4 4 (1.90%) SSL
5 2 (0.95%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.76%) MySQL
2 6 (2.86%) SQLite
3 4 (1.90%) NoSQL
3 4 (1.90%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.95%) MS Access
5 1 (0.48%) QlikView
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 44 (20.95%) Git (software)
2 17 (8.10%) Subversion
3 13 (6.19%) Calabash
4 9 (4.29%) Cucumber
5 8 (3.81%) JIRA
5 8 (3.81%) Appium
6 5 (2.38%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.38%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.90%) JUnit
7 4 (1.90%) NUnit
7 4 (1.90%) Ranorex
8 3 (1.43%) RubyMine
8 3 (1.43%) Hudson
8 3 (1.43%) Robotium
8 3 (1.43%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (1.43%) Introscope
9 2 (0.95%) Selenium
9 2 (0.95%) Capybara
9 2 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.48%) Axure RP
General
1 13 (6.19%) Finance
1 13 (6.19%) Retail
2 6 (2.86%) Marketing
2 6 (2.86%) Publishing
3 5 (2.38%) Banking
4 3 (1.43%) Back Office
5 2 (0.95%) Interactive Media
5 2 (0.95%) Legal
6 1 (0.48%) Advertising
6 1 (0.48%) Games
Job Titles
1 188 (89.52%) Developer
2 178 (84.76%) iOS Developer
3 11 (5.24%) Senior iOS Developer
3 11 (5.24%) Senior Developer
4 7 (3.33%) Tester
5 6 (2.86%) iPhone Developer
6 5 (2.38%) Designer
6 5 (2.38%) Android Developer
6 5 (2.38%) Junior
6 5 (2.38%) Software Engineer
6 5 (2.38%) Lead Developer
6 5 (2.38%) Junior Developer
6 5 (2.38%) Junior iOS Developer
6 5 (2.38%) Mobile Tester
7 4 (1.90%) Mobile Developer
8 3 (1.43%) Test Engineer
8 3 (1.43%) Java Developer
8 3 (1.43%) Analyst
8 3 (1.43%) Test Analyst
8 3 (1.43%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (37.14%) JSON
2 65 (30.95%) XML
3 62 (29.52%) Cocoa
4 57 (27.14%) iOS SDK
5 54 (25.71%) HTML
6 53 (25.24%) Web Services
7 41 (19.52%) Cocoa Touch
8 38 (18.10%) HTML5
8 38 (18.10%) RESTful
9 22 (10.48%) CSS
10 13 (6.19%) UIKit
10 13 (6.19%) REST
10 13 (6.19%) CSS3
11 8 (3.81%) Xamarin.iOS
12 5 (2.38%) Android SDK
12 5 (2.38%) .NET
13 4 (1.90%) PhoneGap
14 3 (1.43%) Sencha Touch
14 3 (1.43%) Spring
14 3 (1.43%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 90 (42.86%) iPhone
2 71 (33.81%) iPad
3 45 (21.43%) Mobile App
4 42 (20.00%) User Experience
5 15 (7.14%) Computer Science
6 9 (4.29%) Social Media
6 9 (4.29%) N-Tier
7 6 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.38%) Data Structures
8 5 (2.38%) Streaming Video
8 5 (2.38%) Video on Demand
9 4 (1.90%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.90%) Animation
9 4 (1.90%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.90%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.90%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (1.43%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (1.43%) Photography
10 3 (1.43%) Augmented Reality
10 3 (1.43%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 201 (95.71%) Apple iOS
2 69 (32.86%) Android
3 6 (2.86%) Windows
4 5 (2.38%) Windows Phone
5 4 (1.90%) UNIX
6 3 (1.43%) Linux
7 2 (0.95%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (88.57%) iOS Development
2 81 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (19.05%) OO
4 29 (13.81%) Android Development
5 25 (11.90%) Scrum
5 25 (11.90%) Software Engineering
6 20 (9.52%) TDD
7 15 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 15 (7.14%) BDD
8 14 (6.67%) OOP
9 12 (5.71%) Test Scripting
9 12 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (5.71%) Multithreading
10 11 (5.24%) Memory Management
11 10 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
12 9 (4.29%) Systems Analysis
12 9 (4.29%) SOA
13 8 (3.81%) Unit Testing
14 7 (3.33%) Test Automation
14 7 (3.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 155 (73.81%) Objective-C
2 47 (22.38%) JavaScript
3 20 (9.52%) Java
4 16 (7.62%) C++
5 11 (5.24%) C#
6 10 (4.76%) Ruby
7 6 (2.86%) PHP
7 6 (2.86%) SQL
8 3 (1.43%) C
8 3 (1.43%) ActionScript
8 3 (1.43%) Python
9 2 (0.95%) VBA
9 2 (0.95%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (4.29%) Degree
2 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.48%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (0.48%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.48%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (9.52%) Apple
2 18 (8.57%) Facebook
3 7 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.90%) Google
5 3 (1.43%) Sencha
5 3 (1.43%) Splunk
5 3 (1.43%) Twitter
5 3 (1.43%) Perforce
6 2 (0.95%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.95%) MobileIron
6 2 (0.95%) Oracle
7 1 (0.48%) Cognos
7 1 (0.48%) IBM
7 1 (0.48%) Adobe
7 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
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