The table below looks at the statistics for Xcode skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xcode over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Xcode
Rank 139 149 146
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Contract jobs citing Xcode 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.031% 0.065%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.26% 0.23% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Median daily rate £400 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 -
% change year-on-year
+58.33% -
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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
478 442 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.67% 13.78% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 305 249
Median daily rate £388 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 23
Median hourly rate £42.00 £41.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +15.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.90 £30.00 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £43.83 £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%

Xcode
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South 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 South West

Xcode
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Xcode Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Xcode
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Xcode across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Xcode Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Xcode
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Bristol - 5 £400 - 1
Wiltshire -7 1 - -
Xcode
England

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 South West region with a requirement for Xcode.

1 6 (85.71%) Apple iOS
2 4 (57.14%) Objective-C
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) iOS Development
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) Pair Programming
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) iPhone
4 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 2 (28.57%) iPad
4 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) Selenium
4 2 (28.57%) Ruby
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
4 2 (28.57%) Robotium
4 2 (28.57%) User Experience
4 2 (28.57%) Appium
4 2 (28.57%) Apple Swift
4 2 (28.57%) Protractor
4 2 (28.57%) Android
4 2 (28.57%) Exploratory Testing

Xcode
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) MQTT
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Appium
1 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
1 2 (28.57%) Protractor
1 2 (28.57%) Robotium
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
1 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) iOS Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Objective-C Developer
3 2 (28.57%) QA Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) QA Test Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
4 1 (14.29%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior iOS Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (14.29%) Cocoa
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (14.29%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) iPhone
2 2 (28.57%) iPad
2 2 (28.57%) User Experience
3 1 (14.29%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Apple iOS
2 2 (28.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) iOS Development
1 4 (57.14%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) BDD
2 3 (42.86%) Pair Programming
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Disruptive Innovation
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
4 1 (14.29%) OOD
4 1 (14.29%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Objective-C
2 3 (42.86%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Apple Swift
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Apple