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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Xcode
Rank 323 341 292
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -49
Contract jobs citing Xcode 72 62 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.28% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.29% 2.10% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 46 60
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £481 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £308
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £43.25
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
3144 2952 2550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.78% 13.45% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2310 2124 1879
Average daily rate £425 £415 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.53% +0.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 13
Average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +57.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 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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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
City of London +18 16 £350 -17.64% 5
Mayfair - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Xcode
England

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

1 147 (87.50%) Apple iOS
2 130 (77.38%) iOS Development
3 85 (50.60%) Objective-C
4 62 (36.90%) iPhone
5 59 (35.12%) iPad
5 59 (35.12%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (31.55%) Android
7 42 (25.00%) JSON
7 42 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 37 (22.02%) HTML
8 37 (22.02%) User Experience
9 34 (20.24%) Cocoa
10 32 (19.05%) OO
11 31 (18.45%) XML
12 30 (17.86%) HTML5
12 30 (17.86%) iOS SDK
13 28 (16.67%) Web Services
14 25 (14.88%) RESTful
15 24 (14.29%) Apple
16 23 (13.69%) CSS
17 22 (13.10%) Mobile App
18 21 (12.50%) Git (software)
18 21 (12.50%) Computer Science
18 21 (12.50%) Software Engineering
19 18 (10.71%) TDD
19 18 (10.71%) Cocoa Touch
20 17 (10.12%) Multithreading
21 16 (9.52%) HTTP
22 15 (8.93%) C++
22 15 (8.93%) Memory Management

Xcode
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 (1.79%) CMS
2 2 (1.19%) Confluence
2 2 (1.19%) JBoss
2 2 (1.19%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.60%) Node.js
3 1 (0.60%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (2.98%) Doxygen
2 4 (2.38%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.14%) GitHub
2 3 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.52%) HTTP
2 7 (4.17%) VPN
2 7 (4.17%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.79%) Internet
4 2 (1.19%) Firewall
5 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.98%) MySQL
3 4 (2.38%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.19%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.60%) QlikView
6 1 (0.60%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 21 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.36%) Subversion
3 7 (4.17%) Cucumber
3 7 (4.17%) Calabash
4 5 (2.98%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.98%) Android Studio
5 4 (2.38%) JIRA
5 4 (2.38%) Selenium
5 4 (2.38%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.79%) Maven
6 3 (1.79%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.19%) Ant
7 2 (1.19%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.19%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.19%) Axure RP
7 2 (1.19%) Appium
7 2 (1.19%) Apache Ivy
7 2 (1.19%) Ranorex
7 2 (1.19%) NUnit
General
1 7 (4.17%) Finance
1 7 (4.17%) Publishing
1 7 (4.17%) Banking
1 7 (4.17%) Marketing
2 5 (2.98%) Retail
3 4 (2.38%) Games
4 3 (1.79%) Multimedia
4 3 (1.79%) Italian Language
4 3 (1.79%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.60%) Billing
5 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.60%) Music Industry
5 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.60%) Legal
5 1 (0.60%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 143 (85.12%) Developer
2 121 (72.02%) iOS Developer
3 12 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
4 6 (3.57%) Lead Developer
5 5 (2.98%) Test Engineer
5 5 (2.98%) Tester
5 5 (2.98%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (2.98%) Designer
5 5 (2.98%) Mobile Tester
6 4 (2.38%) Analyst
6 4 (2.38%) Test Analyst
6 4 (2.38%) Senior Developer
7 3 (1.79%) C++ Developer
7 3 (1.79%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (1.79%) SQL Developer
7 3 (1.79%) C Developer
7 3 (1.79%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 3 (1.79%) Android Developer
8 2 (1.19%) UX Developer
8 2 (1.19%) Mac Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (25.00%) JSON
2 37 (22.02%) HTML
3 34 (20.24%) Cocoa
4 31 (18.45%) XML
5 30 (17.86%) HTML5
5 30 (17.86%) iOS SDK
6 28 (16.67%) Web Services
7 25 (14.88%) RESTful
8 23 (13.69%) CSS
9 18 (10.71%) Cocoa Touch
10 13 (7.74%) CSS3
11 12 (7.14%) Ajax
12 11 (6.55%) UIKit
12 11 (6.55%) Android SDK
13 9 (5.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (5.36%) Backbone.js
14 8 (4.76%) jQuery
15 6 (3.57%) .NET
15 6 (3.57%) DOM
15 6 (3.57%) HTML5 Boilerplate
Miscellaneous
1 62 (36.90%) iPhone
2 59 (35.12%) iPad
3 37 (22.02%) User Experience
4 22 (13.10%) Mobile App
5 21 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 13 (7.74%) Social Media
7 4 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.38%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.38%) Animation
8 3 (1.79%) Photography
8 3 (1.79%) Streaming Video
8 3 (1.79%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.79%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.79%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.79%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.79%) Social Network
9 2 (1.19%) Video on Demand
9 2 (1.19%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.19%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 147 (87.50%) Apple iOS
2 53 (31.55%) Android
3 12 (7.14%) Mac OS X
4 6 (3.57%) Windows
5 4 (2.38%) Linux
6 3 (1.79%) UNIX
7 2 (1.19%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.60%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (77.38%) iOS Development
2 59 (35.12%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (19.05%) OO
4 21 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 18 (10.71%) TDD
6 17 (10.12%) Multithreading
7 15 (8.93%) Memory Management
7 15 (8.93%) Android Development
8 13 (7.74%) E-Commerce
8 13 (7.74%) Scrum
9 11 (6.55%) OOP
9 11 (6.55%) BDD
10 9 (5.36%) OOD
10 9 (5.36%) Unit Testing
11 8 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
12 7 (4.17%) Test Scripting
12 7 (4.17%) Systems Analysis
12 7 (4.17%) Web Design
13 6 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 85 (50.60%) Objective-C
2 42 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (8.93%) C++
4 14 (8.33%) Java
5 13 (7.74%) Ruby
6 11 (6.55%) C#
6 11 (6.55%) SQL
7 3 (1.79%) C
7 3 (1.79%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (1.19%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.19%) Scala
8 2 (1.19%) PHP
9 1 (0.60%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.60%) XQuery
9 1 (0.60%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.60%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (1.19%) VCP4
2 2 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (1.19%) ISEB
2 2 (1.19%) Sun Certification
2 2 (1.19%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (14.29%) Apple
2 7 (4.17%) Facebook
3 5 (2.98%) Twitter
4 4 (2.38%) Xamarin
4 4 (2.38%) Oracle
5 3 (1.79%) Google
6 2 (1.19%) Sencha
6 2 (1.19%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.19%) Sun
6 2 (1.19%) Perforce
7 1 (0.60%) Symbian
7 1 (0.60%) Splunk
7 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
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