The table below looks at the statistics for Xcode skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xcode over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Xcode
Rank 98 101 84
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Contract jobs citing Xcode 8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.43% 0.11% 0.076%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.96% 1.18% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
Median daily rate £425 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £18.00 -
Xcode
North West

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

Development Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
270 169 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.52% 9.51% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 110 119
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 1
Median hourly rate £29.53 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.18% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

Xcode
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Xcode as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Xcode Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Xcode
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Xcode Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Xcode also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Xcode.

1 10 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 10 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 9 (90.00%) iOS Development
2 9 (90.00%) Cocoa
2 9 (90.00%) Java
3 8 (80.00%) Apple Swift
4 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (60.00%) Android
5 6 (60.00%) Mobile App
5 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (60.00%) Scrum
5 6 (60.00%) Mobile Development
6 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (50.00%) JUnit
6 5 (50.00%) Android Development
7 4 (40.00%) BDD
7 4 (40.00%) RESTful
7 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
7 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (40.00%) JSON
7 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
7 4 (40.00%) REST
7 4 (40.00%) XML
7 4 (40.00%) OOP
7 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (40.00%) HTTP
7 4 (40.00%) Internet
7 4 (40.00%) TDD
7 4 (40.00%) Subversion
8 3 (30.00%) ERP

Xcode
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) HTTP
1 4 (40.00%) Internet
2 3 (30.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (20.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (50.00%) JUnit
3 4 (40.00%) Subversion
4 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (20.00%) Android Studio
5 2 (20.00%) CocoaPods
6 1 (10.00%) Ant
6 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (10.00%) Gradle
6 1 (10.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (20.00%) Publishing
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) iOS Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Mobile Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Objective-C Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Android Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Java Android Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Java Mobile Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Applications Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Lead Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Lead iOS Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) Cocoa
2 4 (40.00%) JSON
2 4 (40.00%) REST
2 4 (40.00%) RESTful
2 4 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
3 2 (20.00%) iOS SDK
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (30.00%) Digital Media
3 2 (20.00%) iPhone
4 1 (10.00%) iPad
4 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (60.00%) Android
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) iOS Development
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Mobile Development
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) Android Development
4 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (40.00%) BDD
4 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (40.00%) OOP
4 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (30.00%) CRM
5 3 (30.00%) ERP
5 3 (30.00%) Web Development
6 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Kanban
6 1 (10.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 9 (90.00%) Java
3 8 (80.00%) Apple Swift
4 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) PHP
6 1 (10.00%) C#
6 1 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance