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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Xcode
Rank 243 238 224
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs citing Xcode 17 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.078% 0.095%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.41% 0.68% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £333 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
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
1205 1026 941
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.19% 11.50% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 738 562 497
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 50
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £35.00 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £59.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +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
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 7 July 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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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
Buckinghamshire - 7 £375 -
Kent +1 6 - - 1
Berkshire +15 3 £408 - 1
Surrey - 1 £300 -
Xcode
England

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 42 (84.00%) Apple iOS
2 40 (80.00%) Objective-C
3 36 (72.00%) iOS Development
4 29 (58.00%) iPhone
5 27 (54.00%) iPad
6 21 (42.00%) iOS SDK
7 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (34.00%) Banking
8 17 (34.00%) HTML
9 16 (32.00%) Cocoa
9 16 (32.00%) HTML5
9 16 (32.00%) Mobile Development
10 15 (30.00%) Apple
10 15 (30.00%) Finance
11 14 (28.00%) XML
12 13 (26.00%) Mobile App
13 11 (22.00%) Android
13 11 (22.00%) Web Services
13 11 (22.00%) Scrum
13 11 (22.00%) JSON
14 10 (20.00%) REST
14 10 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
14 10 (20.00%) AngularJS
15 9 (18.00%) Memory Management
15 9 (18.00%) Degree
16 8 (16.00%) Computer Science
16 8 (16.00%) CSS
17 7 (14.00%) JavaScript
17 7 (14.00%) OpenGL
17 7 (14.00%) CSS3

Xcode
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 2 (4.00%) Apache
1 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (4.00%) Node.js
1 2 (4.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.00%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) SQLite
2 4 (8.00%) MySQL
3 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Subversion
1 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (4.00%) Calabash
2 2 (4.00%) JIRA
2 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.00%) IntelliJ
2 2 (4.00%) Appium
3 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.00%) Selenium
3 1 (2.00%) Android Studio
3 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (34.00%) Banking
2 15 (30.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (94.00%) Developer
2 31 (62.00%) iOS Developer
3 10 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
4 4 (8.00%) Mac Developer
4 4 (8.00%) Mac Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 4 (8.00%) Applications Developer
5 2 (4.00%) Lead Developer
5 2 (4.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (4.00%) Tester
5 2 (4.00%) Web Applications Developer
5 2 (4.00%) iPhone Developer
5 2 (4.00%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (4.00%) Automation Tester
5 2 (4.00%) Mobile Web Developer
6 1 (2.00%) Mobile Tester
6 1 (2.00%) .NET Team Leader
6 1 (2.00%) iPhone Applications Developer
6 1 (2.00%) Architect
6 1 (2.00%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.00%) iOS SDK
2 17 (34.00%) HTML
3 16 (32.00%) Cocoa
3 16 (32.00%) HTML5
4 14 (28.00%) XML
5 11 (22.00%) JSON
5 11 (22.00%) Web Services
6 10 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
6 10 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 10 (20.00%) REST
7 8 (16.00%) CSS
8 7 (14.00%) OpenGL
8 7 (14.00%) CSS3
9 5 (10.00%) PhoneGap
9 5 (10.00%) Ajax
9 5 (10.00%) jQuery
10 2 (4.00%) RESTful
10 2 (4.00%) Core Animation
10 2 (4.00%) iPhone SDK
10 2 (4.00%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 29 (58.00%) iPhone
2 27 (54.00%) iPad
3 13 (26.00%) Mobile App
4 8 (16.00%) Computer Science
5 7 (14.00%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (6.00%) Blackberry
7 2 (4.00%) Animation
7 2 (4.00%) W3C
8 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
8 1 (2.00%) Robotics
8 1 (2.00%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (2.00%) User Experience
8 1 (2.00%) Visualisation
8 1 (2.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 42 (84.00%) Apple iOS
2 11 (22.00%) Android
3 4 (8.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (72.00%) iOS Development
2 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (32.00%) Mobile Development
4 11 (22.00%) Scrum
5 9 (18.00%) Memory Management
6 4 (8.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.00%) OO
7 2 (4.00%) Time Management
7 2 (4.00%) Load Testing
8 1 (2.00%) Android Development
8 1 (2.00%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.00%) Open Source
8 1 (2.00%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.00%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.00%) MVC
8 1 (2.00%) Performance Testing
8 1 (2.00%) Content Management
8 1 (2.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 40 (80.00%) Objective-C
2 7 (14.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (2.00%) PHP
4 1 (2.00%) C#
4 1 (2.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (30.00%) Apple
2 4 (8.00%) Sencha
3 2 (4.00%) Google
3 2 (4.00%) IBM
3 2 (4.00%) Adobe