The table below looks at the statistics for Xcode skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xcode over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Xcode
Rank 543 544 492
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -52
Contract jobs citing Xcode 107 111 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.20% 1.39% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 90 87
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £18.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8880 8004 7268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.37% 13.70% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5989 5264 4645
Median daily rate £430 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 156 135
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £23.75 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

Xcode
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Xcode as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Xcode Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Xcode
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Xcode within the UK.

Xcode Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Xcode
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Xcode within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Xcode Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Xcode
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Xcode within the UK.

Xcode Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Xcode
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xcode within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 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
England -10 104 £425 - 33
London -36 61 £450 - 19
North West +21 14 £425 +17.24% 4
City of London +43 12 £475 +13.43% 4
East of England +19 10 £330 -0.75%
Cambridgeshire +28 9 £330 +38.94%
South East +7 9 £375 - 3
Cambridge +22 8 £330 +38.94%
Manchester +3 8 £425 +17.24% 1
South West +14 5 £450 - 1
Kent +11 5 - -
Tunbridge Wells +8 5 - -
Bristol - 4 £450 - 1
Cheshire - 3 £450 - 3
Scotland +13 2 £306 +6.52% 1
Leeds +9 2 £425 +13.33%
West Yorkshire +6 2 £425 +13.33%
Yorkshire +4 2 £425 +30.76%
Surrey -1 2 - -
Knutsford - 2 £475 -
Wiltshire +8 1 - -
Livingston +7 1 £375 +30.43%
West Lothian +6 1 £375 +30.43%
North East -22 1 £338 -
Tyne and Wear -26 1 £338 -
West Midlands -33 1 - - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -33 1 £338 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £300 - 3
Oxfordshire - 1 £425 -

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 with a requirement for Xcode.

1 196 (92.02%) Apple iOS
2 179 (84.04%) iOS Development
3 172 (80.75%) Objective-C
4 146 (68.54%) Agile Software Development
5 106 (49.77%) Apple Swift
6 102 (47.89%) TDD
7 96 (45.07%) Cocoa
8 89 (41.78%) BDD
9 87 (40.85%) Scrum
10 83 (38.97%) iPhone
11 74 (34.74%) iPad
12 71 (33.33%) Mobile Development
13 62 (29.11%) User Experience
13 62 (29.11%) RESTful
14 59 (27.70%) Unit Testing
15 54 (25.35%) JSON
16 53 (24.88%) OO
16 53 (24.88%) Git (software)
17 52 (24.41%) Apple
18 49 (23.00%) Android
19 47 (22.07%) iOS SDK
20 44 (20.66%) Mobile App
21 42 (19.72%) Degree
22 41 (19.25%) Java
23 39 (18.31%) XML
24 38 (17.84%) Web Services
25 36 (16.90%) Computer Science
25 36 (16.90%) REST
26 34 (15.96%) OOD
27 32 (15.02%) Cocoa Touch

Xcode
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (2.82%) CMS
2 2 (0.94%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (0.94%) Marvel
3 1 (0.47%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.41%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.94%) Flinto
3 2 (0.94%) InVision
3 2 (0.94%) MS Office
4 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.29%) iTunes
2 6 (2.82%) GitHub
3 3 (1.41%) TestFlight
4 2 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (0.94%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.47%) Google Play
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.16%) HTTP
2 8 (3.76%) Network Security
3 4 (1.88%) Internet
4 2 (0.94%) DHCP
4 2 (0.94%) DNS
4 2 (0.94%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.94%) Skype
4 2 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.47%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.69%) SQLite
2 3 (1.41%) MongoDB
2 3 (1.41%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.94%) DB2
3 2 (0.94%) Mixpanel
3 2 (0.94%) MySQL
3 2 (0.94%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.47%) Big Data
4 1 (0.47%) Couchbase
4 1 (0.47%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 53 (24.88%) Git (software)
2 26 (12.21%) Jenkins
3 15 (7.04%) Appium
3 15 (7.04%) Cucumber
4 12 (5.63%) Selenium
4 12 (5.63%) WebDriver
5 9 (4.23%) CocoaPods
5 9 (4.23%) Robotium
6 8 (3.76%) Subversion
7 6 (2.82%) SpecFlow
8 5 (2.35%) Bitbucket
8 5 (2.35%) JUnit
8 5 (2.35%) Protractor
9 4 (1.88%) Android Studio
9 4 (1.88%) eggPlant
9 4 (1.88%) Fiddler
9 4 (1.88%) git-flow
9 4 (1.88%) SoapUI
9 4 (1.88%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (1.41%) Calabash
General
1 13 (6.10%) Publishing
2 11 (5.16%) Finance
3 9 (4.23%) Banking
4 8 (3.76%) Games
5 5 (2.35%) Retail
6 4 (1.88%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.94%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Advertising
8 1 (0.47%) Back Office
8 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 184 (86.38%) Developer
2 161 (75.59%) iOS Developer
3 36 (16.90%) Objective-C Developer
4 34 (15.96%) Senior Developer
5 30 (14.08%) Senior iOS Developer
6 16 (7.51%) Mobile Developer
7 11 (5.16%) Android Developer
8 10 (4.69%) QA Engineer
9 8 (3.76%) Lead Developer
10 7 (3.29%) Lead iOS Developer
11 6 (2.82%) Applications Developer
11 6 (2.82%) QA Test Engineer
11 6 (2.82%) Test Engineer
12 5 (2.35%) Automation Tester
12 5 (2.35%) E-Commerce Developer
12 5 (2.35%) Java Developer
12 5 (2.35%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 5 (2.35%) Tester
13 4 (1.88%) QA Automation Engineer
13 4 (1.88%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (45.07%) Cocoa
2 62 (29.11%) RESTful
3 54 (25.35%) JSON
4 47 (22.07%) iOS SDK
5 39 (18.31%) XML
6 38 (17.84%) Web Services
7 36 (16.90%) REST
8 32 (15.02%) Cocoa Touch
9 19 (8.92%) Core Data
10 16 (7.51%) UIKit
11 13 (6.10%) HTML
12 11 (5.16%) OpenGL
12 11 (5.16%) SOAP
13 10 (4.69%) Android SDK
13 10 (4.69%) CSS
14 8 (3.76%) HTML5
14 8 (3.76%) RabbitMQ
15 7 (3.29%) Gherkin
16 5 (2.35%) CSS3
16 5 (2.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 83 (38.97%) iPhone
2 74 (34.74%) iPad
3 62 (29.11%) User Experience
4 44 (20.66%) Mobile App
5 36 (16.90%) Computer Science
6 14 (6.57%) Apple TV
7 11 (5.16%) Digital Media
8 8 (3.76%) Fintech
9 6 (2.82%) Smartphone
9 6 (2.82%) Video on Demand
10 5 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (2.35%) Animation
10 5 (2.35%) NHS
11 4 (1.88%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.88%) Wiki
12 2 (0.94%) Augmented Reality
12 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.94%) Mobile Banking
12 2 (0.94%) Social Network
13 1 (0.47%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 196 (92.02%) Apple iOS
2 49 (23.00%) Android
3 10 (4.69%) Mac OS X
4 9 (4.23%) Windows
5 8 (3.76%) Unix
6 5 (2.35%) Mac OS
7 4 (1.88%) Linux
8 2 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (84.04%) iOS Development
2 146 (68.54%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (47.89%) TDD
4 89 (41.78%) BDD
5 87 (40.85%) Scrum
6 71 (33.33%) Mobile Development
7 59 (27.70%) Unit Testing
8 53 (24.88%) OO
9 34 (15.96%) OOD
10 24 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (11.27%) E-Commerce
11 22 (10.33%) Android Development
12 21 (9.86%) Pair Programming
13 16 (7.51%) Automated Testing
14 15 (7.04%) Software Engineering
15 14 (6.57%) Exploratory Testing
15 14 (6.57%) OOP
16 13 (6.10%) Test Automation
17 11 (5.16%) Multithreading
18 10 (4.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 172 (80.75%) Objective-C
2 106 (49.77%) Apple Swift
3 41 (19.25%) Java
4 27 (12.68%) JavaScript
5 13 (6.10%) Ruby
6 12 (5.63%) C#
7 8 (3.76%) C++
7 8 (3.76%) PHP
8 6 (2.82%) Python
9 5 (2.35%) SQL
10 3 (1.41%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.94%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.94%) C
12 1 (0.47%) Scala
12 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 42 (19.72%) Degree
2 1 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.63%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (0.94%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (1.88%) yum
2 2 (0.94%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 52 (24.41%) Apple
2 5 (2.35%) Google
3 4 (1.88%) Xamarin
4 3 (1.41%) Adobe
4 3 (1.41%) Appcelerator
4 3 (1.41%) Microsoft
5 2 (0.94%) Cisco
5 2 (0.94%) Endeca
5 2 (0.94%) hybris
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle
5 2 (0.94%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.47%) Intershop
6 1 (0.47%) Kony
6 1 (0.47%) ServiceNow
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