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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Xcode
Rank 154 138 130
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -8
Contract jobs citing Xcode 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.092% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.66% 0.71% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Average daily rate £325 £363 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -11.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 -
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
606 420 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.99% 12.84% 9.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 276 129
Average daily rate £355 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 10 18
Average hourly rate £39.25 £37.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.08% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.00 £19.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £44.50 £42.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -13 4 £325 -10.34% 1
Xcode
England

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) OO
1 7 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 7 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (71.43%) iOS Development
3 4 (57.14%) HTML5
3 4 (57.14%) PhoneGap
3 4 (57.14%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 4 (57.14%) Appcelerator
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) Xamarin
3 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
3 4 (57.14%) Mobile Application Development
3 4 (57.14%) Android SDK
3 4 (57.14%) Entity Framework
3 4 (57.14%) iOS SDK
3 4 (57.14%) WCF
3 4 (57.14%) jQuery
3 4 (57.14%) Android
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Ajax
3 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) HTML

Xcode
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (57.14%) IIS
2 3 (42.86%) CMS
2 3 (42.86%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 3 (42.86%) Appium
2 3 (42.86%) CocoaPods
2 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 3 (42.86%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) iOS Developer
3 4 (57.14%) Applications Developer
3 4 (57.14%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 4 (57.14%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Android Developer
4 2 (28.57%) iOS Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
2 4 (57.14%) Ajax
2 4 (57.14%) Android SDK
2 4 (57.14%) Entity Framework
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) HTML5
2 4 (57.14%) iOS SDK
2 4 (57.14%) jQuery
2 4 (57.14%) PhoneGap
2 4 (57.14%) WCF
2 4 (57.14%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) Cocoa
3 3 (42.86%) Cocoa Touch
3 3 (42.86%) Core Animation
3 3 (42.86%) REST
3 3 (42.86%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
2 3 (42.86%) Animation
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (57.14%) Android
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) iOS Development
3 4 (57.14%) Mobile Application Development
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 3 (42.86%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) Content Management
4 3 (42.86%) OOP
4 3 (42.86%) Open Source
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) Android Development
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
6 1 (14.29%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) VB.NET
3 3 (42.86%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Appcelerator
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) Xamarin
2 3 (42.86%) Apple
2 3 (42.86%) EPiServer
2 3 (42.86%) OpenText