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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Xcode
Rank 139 148 148
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Contract jobs citing Xcode 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.036% 0.16% 0.061%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.21% 0.91% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £351 £295 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.98% -23.87%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+105.71% -51.38%
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
467 549 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.86% 17.11% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 406 338
Median daily rate £385 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 29
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.15 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.28% -11.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.71 £37.50 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.20 £44.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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
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 7 December 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
Dorset - 1 £351 -
Xcode
England

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 5 (83.33%) Apple iOS
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) iOS Development
3 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 2 (33.33%) Robotium
3 2 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (33.33%) Apple Swift
3 2 (33.33%) Protractor
3 2 (33.33%) User Experience
3 2 (33.33%) Appium
3 2 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) Android
3 2 (33.33%) iPhone
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Objective-C
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) OOD

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:

Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Appium
1 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (33.33%) Protractor
1 2 (33.33%) Robotium
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
1 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) iOS Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Objective-C Developer
3 2 (33.33%) QA Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) QA Test Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (16.67%) Cocoa
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) iPhone
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) iPad
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) BDD
1 3 (50.00%) iOS Development
1 3 (50.00%) Pair Programming
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Disruptive Innovation
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Apple Swift
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Objective-C
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Apple