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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xcode over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Xcode
England / North West
Rank 129 158 138
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -20
Contract jobs citing Xcode 7 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.026% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.51% 0.16% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
Median daily rate £438 £375 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £375 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 - £36.00

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
465 621 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.63% 16.27% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 376 279
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 41 7
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.13 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.01% +5.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.93 £35.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £44.05 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.20
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +16.02%

Xcode
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Xcode as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xcode within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 6 £438 - 1
Merseyside - 1 - - 1
Xcode
England

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 North West region with a requirement for Xcode.

1 8 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 8 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (87.50%) Android
2 7 (87.50%) Apple Swift
2 7 (87.50%) Java
3 6 (75.00%) iOS Development
3 6 (75.00%) Mobile App
3 6 (75.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 5 (62.50%) Android Development
4 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
5 4 (50.00%) Windows
5 4 (50.00%) Mac OS X
5 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (50.00%) SQLite
5 4 (50.00%) Cocoa
5 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (50.00%) TestFlight
5 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (50.00%) Android Studio
5 4 (50.00%) CocoaPods
5 4 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (50.00%) Change Control
5 4 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
5 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (50.00%) iPhone
5 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (37.50%) Web Services
7 2 (25.00%) SOAP
7 2 (25.00%) J2EE

Xcode
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (50.00%) TestFlight
2 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Bluetooth
1 2 (25.00%) NFC
1 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (50.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Android Studio
1 4 (50.00%) CocoaPods
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) iOS Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Android Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Applications Developer
2 4 (50.00%) iOS Android Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java Android Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java Applications Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java Mobile Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Applications Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Cocoa
1 4 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) J2EE
3 2 (25.00%) Material Design
3 2 (25.00%) REST
3 2 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (50.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (87.50%) Android
3 4 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) iOS Development
1 6 (75.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 5 (62.50%) Android Development
3 4 (50.00%) Change Control
3 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Mobile Development
6 1 (12.50%) OO
6 1 (12.50%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 7 (87.50%) Apple Swift
2 7 (87.50%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Apple
1 2 (25.00%) Google