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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Xcode
Rank 308 319 271
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -48
Contract jobs citing Xcode 84 74 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.40% 0.34% 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.70% 2.57% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 54 69
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £354 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £475 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - £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
3108 2881 2573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.80% 13.16% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2380 2093 1868
Average daily rate £425 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 20
Average hourly rate £27.50 £41.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.92% +5.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £27.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £68.25 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
City of London +21 20 £375 -13.04% 7
Wimbledon - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Xcode
England

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 165 (89.67%) Apple iOS
2 147 (79.89%) iOS Development
3 101 (54.89%) Objective-C
4 72 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (37.50%) iPhone
6 60 (32.61%) iPad
7 57 (30.98%) Android
8 56 (30.43%) JSON
9 44 (23.91%) JavaScript
10 43 (23.37%) XML
11 41 (22.28%) HTML
12 40 (21.74%) Cocoa
13 36 (19.57%) OO
13 36 (19.57%) User Experience
14 35 (19.02%) Web Services
14 35 (19.02%) iOS SDK
15 33 (17.93%) HTML5
16 31 (16.85%) RESTful
17 24 (13.04%) Git (software)
18 23 (12.50%) Cocoa Touch
19 22 (11.96%) Mobile App
19 22 (11.96%) CSS
19 22 (11.96%) Apple
20 21 (11.41%) HTTP
20 21 (11.41%) Software Engineering
20 21 (11.41%) Computer Science
21 19 (10.33%) Multithreading
21 19 (10.33%) TDD
22 18 (9.78%) Scrum
22 18 (9.78%) Android Development

Xcode
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2 (1.09%) JBoss
1 2 (1.09%) Tomcat
1 2 (1.09%) CMS
2 1 (0.54%) Node.js
2 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.54%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (4.35%) Doxygen
2 5 (2.72%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.43%) GitHub
2 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.41%) HTTP
2 10 (5.43%) VPN
2 10 (5.43%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.63%) Internet
4 2 (1.09%) Firewall
5 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.89%) MySQL
2 6 (3.26%) NoSQL
3 5 (2.72%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.17%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.63%) SQLite
6 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.54%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 24 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.98%) Subversion
3 7 (3.80%) Cucumber
3 7 (3.80%) Calabash
4 5 (2.72%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.17%) Selenium
5 4 (2.17%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.17%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.63%) Android Studio
7 2 (1.09%) Appium
7 2 (1.09%) NUnit
7 2 (1.09%) Apache Ivy
7 2 (1.09%) Ranorex
7 2 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.09%) Ant
7 2 (1.09%) Maven
7 2 (1.09%) JIRA
7 2 (1.09%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.09%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.09%) Axure RP
General
1 9 (4.89%) Finance
2 8 (4.35%) Banking
3 7 (3.80%) Retail
3 7 (3.80%) Marketing
4 6 (3.26%) Publishing
5 4 (2.17%) Games
6 3 (1.63%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.63%) Italian Language
6 3 (1.63%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.54%) Billing
7 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Legal
7 1 (0.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 157 (85.33%) Developer
2 139 (75.54%) iOS Developer
3 9 (4.89%) Mobile Developer
4 6 (3.26%) Senior Developer
5 5 (2.72%) Lead Developer
5 5 (2.72%) Test Engineer
5 5 (2.72%) Analyst
5 5 (2.72%) Test Analyst
5 5 (2.72%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (2.72%) Designer
5 5 (2.72%) Senior iOS Developer
6 4 (2.17%) Mobile Tester
6 4 (2.17%) Tester
7 3 (1.63%) Junior
7 3 (1.63%) Software Engineer
7 3 (1.63%) C Developer
7 3 (1.63%) C++ Developer
7 3 (1.63%) SQL Developer
7 3 (1.63%) Mac Developer
8 2 (1.09%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (30.43%) JSON
2 43 (23.37%) XML
3 41 (22.28%) HTML
4 40 (21.74%) Cocoa
5 35 (19.02%) iOS SDK
5 35 (19.02%) Web Services
6 33 (17.93%) HTML5
7 31 (16.85%) RESTful
8 23 (12.50%) Cocoa Touch
9 22 (11.96%) CSS
10 14 (7.61%) UIKit
11 12 (6.52%) CSS3
12 11 (5.98%) Ajax
13 10 (5.43%) Android SDK
14 9 (4.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 8 (4.35%) jQuery
16 7 (3.80%) REST
17 6 (3.26%) Backbone.js
17 6 (3.26%) .NET
18 5 (2.72%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 69 (37.50%) iPhone
2 60 (32.61%) iPad
3 36 (19.57%) User Experience
4 22 (11.96%) Mobile App
5 21 (11.41%) Computer Science
6 13 (7.07%) Social Media
7 8 (4.35%) N-Tier
8 5 (2.72%) Animation
9 4 (2.17%) Video on Demand
9 4 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.63%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (1.63%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.63%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.63%) Social Network
10 3 (1.63%) Kindle
10 3 (1.63%) Photography
10 3 (1.63%) Streaming Video
10 3 (1.63%) Smartphone
11 2 (1.09%) Blackberry
11 2 (1.09%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 165 (89.67%) Apple iOS
2 57 (30.98%) Android
3 10 (5.43%) Mac OS X
4 5 (2.72%) Windows
5 4 (2.17%) Linux
6 3 (1.63%) UNIX
7 2 (1.09%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.54%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (79.89%) iOS Development
2 72 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (19.57%) OO
4 21 (11.41%) Software Engineering
5 19 (10.33%) TDD
5 19 (10.33%) Multithreading
6 18 (9.78%) Android Development
6 18 (9.78%) Scrum
7 15 (8.15%) E-Commerce
7 15 (8.15%) BDD
8 14 (7.61%) Memory Management
9 11 (5.98%) Test Scripting
10 9 (4.89%) OOP
10 9 (4.89%) Web Design
10 9 (4.89%) Systems Analysis
11 8 (4.35%) OOD
11 8 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (4.35%) Mobile Application Development
12 7 (3.80%) Unit Testing
13 6 (3.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 101 (54.89%) Objective-C
2 44 (23.91%) JavaScript
3 16 (8.70%) C++
4 15 (8.15%) Java
5 12 (6.52%) Ruby
6 10 (5.43%) C#
7 9 (4.89%) SQL
8 4 (2.17%) PHP
9 3 (1.63%) C
9 3 (1.63%) CoffeeScript
10 2 (1.09%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.09%) Scala
11 1 (0.54%) XPath
11 1 (0.54%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.54%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 13 (7.07%) Degree
2 2 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (1.09%) ISEB
2 2 (1.09%) Sun Certification
2 2 (1.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (11.96%) Apple
2 8 (4.35%) Facebook
3 5 (2.72%) Twitter
3 5 (2.72%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.17%) Oracle
5 3 (1.63%) Google
6 2 (1.09%) Sencha
6 2 (1.09%) Sun
6 2 (1.09%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.54%) Symbian
7 1 (0.54%) Splunk
7 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.54%) Perforce
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