The table below looks at the statistics for Xcode skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xcode over the 3 months to 21 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Xcode
Rank 129 125 129
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Xcode 3 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.094% 0.28% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.94% 2.34% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 7
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£350 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.66 -
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 North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
318 342 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.00% 11.92% 10.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 181 199
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £394 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +4.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 20
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.78 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.52% -12.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

Xcode
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Xcode Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Xcode
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Xcode Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Xcode
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xcode within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
Cheshire +3 2 - -
Manchester -14 1 £350 +16.66% 5
Xcode
England

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Objective-C
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Flash
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Cocoa
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe AIR
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) iOS SDK
2 1 (33.33%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (33.33%) UIKit
2 1 (33.33%) Xamarin

Xcode
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Flash Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Android Developer
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Flash
2 1 (33.33%) Cocoa
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe AIR
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) iOS SDK
2 1 (33.33%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (33.33%) UIKit
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe
1 1 (33.33%) Xamarin