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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Xcode
Rank 139 161 139
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -22
Contract jobs citing Xcode 13 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.048% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.43% 0.38% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 2
Median daily rate £425 £363 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +10.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £363 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £363 £346
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £18.00 -
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
535 529 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.26% 12.60% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 342 194
Median daily rate £400 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £290 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 29 August 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
Manchester +2 7 £425 +17.24% 1
Cheshire - 3 £450 - 1
Xcode
England

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 19 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 19 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 18 (94.74%) iOS Development
3 14 (73.68%) Apple Swift
3 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (57.89%) TDD
4 11 (57.89%) Java
5 10 (52.63%) Git (software)
5 10 (52.63%) BDD
5 10 (52.63%) Cocoa
6 9 (47.37%) Scrum
6 9 (47.37%) Mobile App
7 8 (42.11%) Mobile Development
8 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
8 7 (36.84%) OOP
8 7 (36.84%) Unit Testing
8 7 (36.84%) Automated Testing
8 7 (36.84%) REST
9 6 (31.58%) Android
9 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
10 5 (26.32%) Android Development
10 5 (26.32%) CocoaPods
10 5 (26.32%) Network Security
10 5 (26.32%) Web Development
10 5 (26.32%) JSON
10 5 (26.32%) iOS SDK
10 5 (26.32%) Digital Media
10 5 (26.32%) RESTful
10 5 (26.32%) CRM
10 5 (26.32%) ERP

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 2 (10.53%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Network Security
2 4 (21.05%) HTTP
2 4 (21.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
1 2 (10.53%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Git (software)
2 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
3 5 (26.32%) CocoaPods
3 5 (26.32%) JUnit
4 4 (21.05%) Subversion
5 3 (15.79%) Appium
5 3 (15.79%) Bitbucket
5 3 (15.79%) Cucumber
6 2 (10.53%) Android Studio
7 1 (5.26%) Ant
7 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (5.26%) Gradle
7 1 (5.26%) Maven
General
1 5 (26.32%) Publishing
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
3 3 (15.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (73.68%) iOS Developer
3 7 (36.84%) Objective-C Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Android Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Java Android Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Java Mobile Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Lead Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Lead iOS Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Applications Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior iOS Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) Cocoa
2 7 (36.84%) REST
3 5 (26.32%) iOS SDK
3 5 (26.32%) JSON
3 5 (26.32%) RESTful
3 5 (26.32%) XML
4 4 (21.05%) Web Services
5 2 (10.53%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (5.26%) .NET
6 1 (5.26%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Mobile App
2 5 (26.32%) Digital Media
3 2 (10.53%) iPhone
4 1 (5.26%) iPad
4 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (31.58%) Android
3 3 (15.79%) Windows
4 2 (10.53%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.26%) Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) iOS Development
2 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (57.89%) TDD
4 10 (52.63%) BDD
5 9 (47.37%) Scrum
6 8 (42.11%) Mobile Development
7 7 (36.84%) Automated Testing
7 7 (36.84%) OOP
7 7 (36.84%) Unit Testing
8 5 (26.32%) Android Development
8 5 (26.32%) CRM
8 5 (26.32%) ERP
8 5 (26.32%) Web Development
9 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
9 4 (21.05%) OO
9 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
10 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (15.79%) Open Source
11 1 (5.26%) Change Control
11 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 14 (73.68%) Apple Swift
3 11 (57.89%) Java
4 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
5 5 (26.32%) PHP
6 3 (15.79%) Ruby
7 1 (5.26%) C#
7 1 (5.26%) SQL
7 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Apple