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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Xcode
Rank 158 152 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Xcode 6 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.23% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.14% 2.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
Median daily rate £375 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 - -
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
527 418 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.03% 10.70% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 252 158
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 12
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +0.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £37.00 £25.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £46.04 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.27 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+13.36% -3.19%

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 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cheshire -11 3 £375 +87.50%
Manchester -10 2 £400 +14.28% 2
Merseyside 0 1 £375 -
Xcode
England

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 North West region with a requirement for Xcode.

1 10 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 10 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 9 (90.00%) Mobile App
3 7 (70.00%) iOS SDK
3 7 (70.00%) iOS Development
4 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) Java
4 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (60.00%) Web Services
4 6 (60.00%) XML
5 5 (50.00%) Windows
5 5 (50.00%) OO
5 5 (50.00%) Android
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (40.00%) jQuery
6 4 (40.00%) Entity Framework
6 4 (40.00%) HTML5
6 4 (40.00%) MVC
6 4 (40.00%) Ajax
6 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (40.00%) WCF
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (40.00%) IIS
6 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
6 4 (40.00%) C#
6 4 (40.00%) HTML
6 4 (40.00%) VB.NET
6 4 (40.00%) .NET
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) IIS
2 3 (30.00%) CMS
2 3 (30.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (30.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) Android Studio
3 1 (10.00%) Ant
3 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (10.00%) CocoaPods
3 1 (10.00%) Gradle
3 1 (10.00%) JUnit
3 1 (10.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) iOS Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Applications Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Objective-C Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Android Developer
5 2 (20.00%) iOS Android Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) iOS SDK
2 6 (60.00%) Web Services
2 6 (60.00%) XML
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (40.00%) Ajax
3 4 (40.00%) Android SDK
3 4 (40.00%) Entity Framework
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) HTML5
3 4 (40.00%) jQuery
3 4 (40.00%) PhoneGap
3 4 (40.00%) WCF
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (20.00%) JSON
5 2 (20.00%) RESTful
6 1 (10.00%) Cocoa
6 1 (10.00%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (10.00%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (50.00%) Android
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) iOS Development
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) OO
4 4 (40.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 4 (40.00%) MVC
5 3 (30.00%) Content Management
5 3 (30.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) TDD
6 2 (20.00%) Android Development
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) Mobile Development
6 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
7 1 (10.00%) BDD
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (10.00%) CRM
7 1 (10.00%) Dependency Management
7 1 (10.00%) ERP
7 1 (10.00%) Security Management
7 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 6 (60.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (30.00%) Apple Swift
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Appcelerator
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) Xamarin
2 3 (30.00%) EPiServer
2 3 (30.00%) OpenText