The table below looks at the statistics for Xcode skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xcode over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Xcode
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Xcode 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.28% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 6.25% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.66
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 Merseyside region.

Development Applications Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
16 20 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.42% 10.47% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 16
Average daily rate £325 £295 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £178 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £491 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +0.80%

Xcode
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Xcode Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (100.00%) Apple
1 3 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 3 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Animation
1 3 (100.00%) Core Animation
1 3 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Apple Swift
2 2 (66.67%) CocoaPods
2 2 (66.67%) Appium
2 2 (66.67%) UIKit
2 2 (66.67%) Android Development
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) MVC

Xcode
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) CocoaPods
1 2 (66.67%) Appium
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 3 (100.00%) Core Animation
1 3 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) UIKit
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) POSIX
3 1 (33.33%) Pthreads
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Animation
2 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (33.33%) iPhone
2 1 (33.33%) iPad
2 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (66.67%) Android Development
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (66.67%) Apple Swift
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) C
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Apple