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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Xcode
Rank 133 126 113
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Contract jobs citing Xcode 7 6 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.21% 0.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.86% 1.90% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 9
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£350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 -
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
376 315 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.59% 11.20% 9.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 166 184
Average daily rate £330 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.75 £16.00 £17.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.10 £40.57 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +2.85%

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 24 October 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
Manchester 0 6 £350 +12.44% 8
Lancashire - - - -
Xcode
England

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 8 (88.89%) Objective-C
1 8 (88.89%) Apple iOS
1 8 (88.89%) iOS Development
2 6 (66.67%) iOS SDK
2 6 (66.67%) Android
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) OO
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) Web Services
3 5 (55.56%) XML
3 5 (55.56%) JSON
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) OOD
4 4 (44.44%) Android Development
5 3 (33.33%) Kony
5 3 (33.33%) Data Structures
5 3 (33.33%) Algorithms
5 3 (33.33%) CSS
5 3 (33.33%) Web Design
5 3 (33.33%) Cocoa
5 3 (33.33%) CSS3
5 3 (33.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 3 (33.33%) Appcelerator
5 3 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (33.33%) Worklight
5 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Phone

Xcode
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) iOS Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Android Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Xamarin Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Flash Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
1 6 (66.67%) iOS SDK
2 5 (55.56%) JSON
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) Cocoa
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) CSS3
3 3 (33.33%) Worklight
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (22.22%) Android NDK
4 2 (22.22%) Cocoa Touch
4 2 (22.22%) UIKit
5 1 (11.11%) REST
5 1 (11.11%) Adobe AIR
5 1 (11.11%) RESTful
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) SOAP
5 1 (11.11%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 3 (33.33%) Data Structures
1 3 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) Social Media
2 1 (11.11%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Apple iOS
2 6 (66.67%) Android
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) iOS Development
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) OO
3 4 (44.44%) OOD
3 4 (44.44%) Android Development
4 3 (33.33%) Web Design
4 3 (33.33%) Memory Management
4 3 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Web Development
6 1 (11.11%) Information Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Objective-C
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) Perl
5 1 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (11.11%) Ruby
5 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Appcelerator
1 3 (33.33%) Kony
2 1 (11.11%) Xamarin
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) Apple