The table below looks at the statistics for Xcode skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xcode over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Xcode
Rank 224 241 226
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -15
Contract jobs citing Xcode 32 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.065% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.67% 0.55% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £348 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.10% -13.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £261 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £443 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.66
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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1197 1089 949
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.09% 11.82% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 717 639 533
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 28 52
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £37.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +0.80%

Xcode
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Xcode across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Xcode Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Xcode
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Xcode across the South East region.

Xcode Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Xcode
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Xcode across the South East region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Xcode Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Xcode
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Xcode across the South East region.

Xcode Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Xcode
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xcode within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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
Buckinghamshire +10 12 £394 -7.35%
Berkshire +5 10 £400 +55.33% 1
Kent - 5 - - 1
Surrey - 3 - - 1
Hampshire -8 1 - - 2
Middlesex - 1 £450 -
Xcode
England

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 48 (88.89%) Apple iOS
2 39 (72.22%) Objective-C
3 36 (66.67%) iOS Development
4 30 (55.56%) iPhone
5 29 (53.70%) iPad
6 27 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (46.30%) iOS SDK
8 21 (38.89%) Scrum
9 20 (37.04%) Banking
10 18 (33.33%) MVC
10 18 (33.33%) Finance
10 18 (33.33%) Apple
11 17 (31.48%) Android
12 16 (29.63%) HTML
13 15 (27.78%) HTML5
14 12 (22.22%) Mobile Development
15 11 (20.37%) Mobile App
16 10 (18.52%) Cocoa
17 9 (16.67%) JSON
17 9 (16.67%) XML
17 9 (16.67%) AngularJS
18 8 (14.81%) Calabash
18 8 (14.81%) Cocoa Touch
18 8 (14.81%) Appium
18 8 (14.81%) Cucumber
18 8 (14.81%) Load Testing
18 8 (14.81%) Java
18 8 (14.81%) IntelliJ
18 8 (14.81%) JIRA
19 7 (12.96%) Web Services

Xcode
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (1.85%) Apache
1 1 (1.85%) CMS
1 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.85%) Node.js
1 1 (1.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) MySQL
1 4 (7.41%) SQLite
2 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) IntelliJ
1 8 (14.81%) JIRA
1 8 (14.81%) Cucumber
1 8 (14.81%) Calabash
1 8 (14.81%) Appium
2 5 (9.26%) Selenium
2 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.41%) Subversion
4 3 (5.56%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.85%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.85%) Android Studio
General
1 20 (37.04%) Banking
2 18 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (85.19%) Developer
2 31 (57.41%) iOS Developer
3 7 (12.96%) Automation Tester
3 7 (12.96%) Tester
4 6 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Mac Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Mac Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Applications Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Mobile Tester
6 3 (5.56%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Web Applications Developer
7 2 (3.70%) iPhone Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Mobile Web Developer
7 2 (3.70%) iPad Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior iOS Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Automation Analyst
8 1 (1.85%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (46.30%) iOS SDK
2 16 (29.63%) HTML
3 15 (27.78%) HTML5
4 10 (18.52%) Cocoa
5 9 (16.67%) JSON
5 9 (16.67%) XML
5 9 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 8 (14.81%) Cocoa Touch
7 7 (12.96%) Web Services
7 7 (12.96%) CSS
8 6 (11.11%) CSS3
9 5 (9.26%) REST
9 5 (9.26%) jQuery
10 4 (7.41%) OpenGL
10 4 (7.41%) PhoneGap
10 4 (7.41%) Ajax
11 2 (3.70%) Sencha Touch
11 2 (3.70%) UIKit
11 2 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (3.70%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 30 (55.56%) iPhone
2 29 (53.70%) iPad
3 11 (20.37%) Mobile App
4 5 (9.26%) Robotics
4 5 (9.26%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.56%) Blackberry
5 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.70%) Animation
7 1 (1.85%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.85%) Social Media
7 1 (1.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 48 (88.89%) Apple iOS
2 17 (31.48%) Android
3 4 (7.41%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.85%) Windows
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 27 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (38.89%) Scrum
4 18 (33.33%) MVC
5 12 (22.22%) Mobile Development
6 8 (14.81%) Load Testing
7 6 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 6 (11.11%) Memory Management
7 6 (11.11%) OO
8 5 (9.26%) Performance Testing
8 5 (9.26%) Test Automation
9 4 (7.41%) Software Engineering
10 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (3.70%) Time Management
11 2 (3.70%) Android Development
12 1 (1.85%) Content Management
12 1 (1.85%) Automated Testing
12 1 (1.85%) E-Commerce
12 1 (1.85%) OOP
12 1 (1.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 39 (72.22%) Objective-C
2 8 (14.81%) Java
3 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.85%) PHP
4 1 (1.85%) C#
4 1 (1.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Degree
2 5 (9.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (33.33%) Apple
2 3 (5.56%) Sencha
3 1 (1.85%) Appcelerator
3 1 (1.85%) Google
3 1 (1.85%) IBM
3 1 (1.85%) Adobe