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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Xcode
Rank 543 515 513
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -2
Contract jobs citing Xcode 108 109 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.32% 1.55% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 65 74
Median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £348 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £319
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +25.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £28.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 - -

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
8204 7045 6850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.32% 13.01% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5635 4569 4443
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £517
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 136 154
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% -1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.25 £22.18 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.52 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -7 102 £450 +5.88% 40
London -4 68 £475 +5.55% 21
South East -21 11 £350 -12.50% 3
City of London +25 8 £425 -5.55% 8
Yorkshire - 8 £425 - 2
Leeds - 7 £425 -
West Yorkshire - 7 £425 - 1
East of England +12 6 £400 -11.11% 2
Tunbridge Wells -3 5 - -
North West -9 5 £375 +76.47% 3
Kent -18 5 - - 1
Scotland -6 4 £263 -36.36%
Buckinghamshire +1 2 £330 -12.00%
Birmingham +1 2 £375 +7.14% 1
West Midlands -5 2 £375 +7.91% 1
Manchester -6 2 £400 +14.28% 1
Cheshire -8 2 £375 +87.50% 1
Edinburgh -11 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 £263 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £400 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £425 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
North East - 2 £313 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £313 - 1
Cambridge - 2 £400 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 2 £313 - 1
Oxford - 2 - -
East Midlands +16 1 £310 - 3
Wales +8 1 £200 -
Essex 0 1 - -

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 152 (86.86%) Apple iOS
2 139 (79.43%) iOS Development
3 136 (77.71%) Objective-C
4 103 (58.86%) Agile Software Development
5 77 (44.00%) Cocoa
6 71 (40.57%) TDD
7 68 (38.86%) Apple Swift
8 65 (37.14%) Scrum
9 61 (34.86%) iPhone
10 57 (32.57%) iPad
11 53 (30.29%) BDD
12 52 (29.71%) RESTful
12 52 (29.71%) User Experience
12 52 (29.71%) Mobile Development
13 44 (25.14%) Unit Testing
14 43 (24.57%) JSON
15 42 (24.00%) OO
16 36 (20.57%) Android
17 35 (20.00%) iOS SDK
17 35 (20.00%) Mobile App
18 33 (18.86%) Git (software)
19 32 (18.29%) XML
20 31 (17.71%) Java
21 30 (17.14%) Apple
21 30 (17.14%) OOD
22 27 (15.43%) JavaScript
22 27 (15.43%) Web Services
23 26 (14.86%) Degree
24 25 (14.29%) Cocoa Touch
25 24 (13.71%) Computer Science

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 8 (4.57%) CMS
2 1 (0.57%) Apache
2 1 (0.57%) IIS
2 1 (0.57%) Node.js
2 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (3.43%) MS Excel
1 6 (3.43%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.29%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.86%) GitHub
2 4 (2.29%) iTunes
3 2 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.57%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.57%) Google Play
4 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.57%) HTTP
2 2 (1.14%) Network Security
3 1 (0.57%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.57%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.00%) SQLite
2 5 (2.86%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.71%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.71%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.14%) Big Data
4 2 (1.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.57%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.57%) MySQL
5 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 33 (18.86%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.86%) Jenkins
3 8 (4.57%) Subversion
4 7 (4.00%) Appium
4 7 (4.00%) Cucumber
5 5 (2.86%) Maven
5 5 (2.86%) Selenium
5 5 (2.86%) WebDriver
6 4 (2.29%) Android Studio
6 4 (2.29%) ClearCase
6 4 (2.29%) CocoaPods
6 4 (2.29%) JIRA
6 4 (2.29%) Robotium
7 3 (1.71%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 3 (1.71%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.71%) Calabash
7 3 (1.71%) Gradle
8 2 (1.14%) eggPlant
8 2 (1.14%) Grunt
8 2 (1.14%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (5.71%) Publishing
2 8 (4.57%) Finance
3 7 (4.00%) Games
4 5 (2.86%) Banking
5 2 (1.14%) Back Office
5 2 (1.14%) Retail
6 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.57%) Marketing
6 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 157 (89.71%) Developer
2 128 (73.14%) iOS Developer
3 30 (17.14%) Senior Developer
4 27 (15.43%) Senior iOS Developer
5 22 (12.57%) Objective-C Developer
6 16 (9.14%) Applications Developer
7 12 (6.86%) Mobile Developer
8 9 (5.14%) Android Developer
9 6 (3.43%) C++ Developer
9 6 (3.43%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 5 (2.86%) Designer
10 5 (2.86%) iOS Android Developer
10 5 (2.86%) Java Developer
11 4 (2.29%) Agile Developer
11 4 (2.29%) E-Commerce Developer
11 4 (2.29%) Lead Developer
11 4 (2.29%) Mobile Tester
11 4 (2.29%) QA Engineer
11 4 (2.29%) Tester
11 4 (2.29%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (44.00%) Cocoa
2 52 (29.71%) RESTful
3 43 (24.57%) JSON
4 35 (20.00%) iOS SDK
5 32 (18.29%) XML
6 27 (15.43%) Web Services
7 25 (14.29%) Cocoa Touch
8 17 (9.71%) HTML
9 16 (9.14%) REST
10 13 (7.43%) HTML5
10 13 (7.43%) SOAP
11 11 (6.29%) .NET
11 11 (6.29%) CSS
12 10 (5.71%) AngularJS
13 9 (5.14%) Android SDK
13 9 (5.14%) jQuery
14 8 (4.57%) UIKit
15 7 (4.00%) Apache Cordova
15 7 (4.00%) OpenGL
16 6 (3.43%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 61 (34.86%) iPhone
2 57 (32.57%) iPad
3 52 (29.71%) User Experience
4 35 (20.00%) Mobile App
5 24 (13.71%) Computer Science
6 7 (4.00%) Animation
7 6 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (3.43%) Smartphone
8 4 (2.29%) Apple TV
8 4 (2.29%) Fintech
8 4 (2.29%) NHS
8 4 (2.29%) Video on Demand
9 3 (1.71%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.14%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.14%) Social Media
11 1 (0.57%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.57%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.57%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.57%) PDA
11 1 (0.57%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 152 (86.86%) Apple iOS
2 36 (20.57%) Android
3 13 (7.43%) Windows
4 6 (3.43%) Linux
4 6 (3.43%) Unix
4 6 (3.43%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.86%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.71%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (79.43%) iOS Development
2 103 (58.86%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (40.57%) TDD
4 65 (37.14%) Scrum
5 53 (30.29%) BDD
6 52 (29.71%) Mobile Development
7 44 (25.14%) Unit Testing
8 42 (24.00%) OO
9 30 (17.14%) OOD
10 20 (11.43%) Android Development
11 13 (7.43%) Multithreading
12 12 (6.86%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (6.29%) Software Engineering
14 9 (5.14%) MVC
14 9 (5.14%) Pair Programming
15 8 (4.57%) E-Commerce
16 7 (4.00%) OOP
17 6 (3.43%) Content Management
17 6 (3.43%) Test Automation
17 6 (3.43%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 136 (77.71%) Objective-C
2 68 (38.86%) Apple Swift
3 31 (17.71%) Java
4 27 (15.43%) JavaScript
5 10 (5.71%) C++
6 8 (4.57%) C
7 5 (2.86%) C#
7 5 (2.86%) Ruby
8 4 (2.29%) PHP
9 3 (1.71%) Groovy
9 3 (1.71%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.71%) SQL
10 2 (1.14%) Python
11 1 (0.57%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.57%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (0.57%) VC++
Qualifications
1 26 (14.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.43%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.14%) yum
Vendors
1 30 (17.14%) Apple
2 6 (3.43%) Google
3 5 (2.86%) Xamarin
4 3 (1.71%) Appcelerator
4 3 (1.71%) DevExpress
4 3 (1.71%) Telerik
5 2 (1.14%) Endeca
5 2 (1.14%) hybris
5 2 (1.14%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.57%) Adobe
6 1 (0.57%) Intershop
6 1 (0.57%) Kony
6 1 (0.57%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.57%) PayPal
6 1 (0.57%) PubNub
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