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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Xcode
UK
Rank 517 554 483
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -71
Contract jobs citing Xcode 79 64 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.13% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.03% 0.86% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 49 90
Median daily rate £380 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £36.50 - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - £36.00

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
7647 7452 7110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.86% 14.57% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5092 4923 4728
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 205 128
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £28.00 £25.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £54.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- +13.51%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +59 76 £380 +8.57% 25
London -5 28 £366 -13.82% 10
South East +24 19 - - 2
Berkshire +32 17 - - 1
Yorkshire +32 14 £400 - 2
West Yorkshire +23 13 £400 - 1
Leeds +20 13 £400 - 1
North West +21 7 £438 +34.61% 5
Reading +11 7 - -
City of London +1 7 £360 -17.71% 3
Manchester +16 6 £438 +34.61% 2
East of England 0 6 £288 -11.53% 1
Essex +1 4 £275 -15.38%
Edinburgh +20 2 £425 -15.00%
Scotland +18 2 £425 -15.00% 1
West Midlands +2 2 - - 3
Hertfordshire - 2 £300 -
Brentwood - 2 - -
St Albans - 2 £300 -
Hampshire +6 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 - -
Stafford - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 115 (82.73%) Apple iOS
2 92 (66.19%) Objective-C
2 92 (66.19%) iOS Development
3 88 (63.31%) Apple Swift
4 63 (45.32%) Android
5 52 (37.41%) Mobile App
6 51 (36.69%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (28.78%) Cocoa
8 39 (28.06%) Apple
8 39 (28.06%) Mobile Development
8 39 (28.06%) RESTful
9 36 (25.90%) Java
10 34 (24.46%) iPhone
10 34 (24.46%) Android Studio
11 33 (23.74%) TDD
12 32 (23.02%) QA
13 29 (20.86%) JavaScript
14 28 (20.14%) iOS SDK
15 27 (19.42%) Jenkins
15 27 (19.42%) Android Development
15 27 (19.42%) Scrum
16 24 (17.27%) Unit Testing
16 24 (17.27%) Git (software)
16 24 (17.27%) BDD
17 23 (16.55%) User Experience
17 23 (16.55%) C++
18 22 (15.83%) OOD
19 20 (14.39%) XML
19 20 (14.39%) OO
19 20 (14.39%) Publishing

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 10 (7.19%) Confluence
2 6 (4.32%) Mule
3 5 (3.60%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.16%) CMS
5 2 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.44%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.72%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.19%) GitHub
2 4 (2.88%) TestFlight
3 3 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.44%) Google Play
4 2 (1.44%) Office 365
4 2 (1.44%) Yammer
5 1 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.51%) LTE
2 11 (7.91%) GSM
2 11 (7.91%) HSPA
2 11 (7.91%) WCDMA
3 4 (2.88%) HTTP
4 2 (1.44%) Bluetooth
4 2 (1.44%) Network Security
4 2 (1.44%) NFC
4 2 (1.44%) VoIP
4 2 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.44%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.72%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.72%) Internet
5 1 (0.72%) SSL
5 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.04%) MongoDB
2 6 (4.32%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.88%) MySQL
3 4 (2.88%) SQLite
4 3 (2.16%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 34 (24.46%) Android Studio
2 27 (19.42%) Jenkins
3 24 (17.27%) Git (software)
4 15 (10.79%) CocoaPods
5 11 (7.91%) JIRA
6 10 (7.19%) Cucumber
6 10 (7.19%) Gradle
7 7 (5.04%) Calabash
7 7 (5.04%) Eclipse
7 7 (5.04%) JUnit
8 4 (2.88%) Appium
8 4 (2.88%) Travis CI
9 3 (2.16%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.16%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.44%) Fiddler
10 2 (1.44%) Selenium
11 1 (0.72%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 1 (0.72%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.72%) GitLab
11 1 (0.72%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (14.39%) Publishing
2 18 (12.95%) Finance
3 9 (6.47%) Banking
3 9 (6.47%) Retail
4 6 (4.32%) Advertising
4 6 (4.32%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.60%) Games
6 3 (2.16%) Automotive
7 2 (1.44%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (68.35%) Developer
2 83 (59.71%) iOS Developer
3 20 (14.39%) Architect
4 18 (12.95%) Mobile Developer
5 13 (9.35%) Android Developer
6 12 (8.63%) iOS Android Developer
7 11 (7.91%) QA Engineer
8 10 (7.19%) Senior Developer
8 10 (7.19%) Senior iOS Developer
9 7 (5.04%) Applications Architect
9 7 (5.04%) Applications Developer
9 7 (5.04%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 7 (5.04%) Objective-C Developer
10 6 (4.32%) Java Developer
10 6 (4.32%) Lead Developer
10 6 (4.32%) Lead iOS Developer
11 5 (3.60%) Java Applications Developer
11 5 (3.60%) Java Mobile Developer
12 4 (2.88%) Mobile Architect
12 4 (2.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (28.78%) Cocoa
2 39 (28.06%) RESTful
3 28 (20.14%) iOS SDK
4 20 (14.39%) XML
5 19 (13.67%) Cocoa Touch
5 19 (13.67%) Core Data
5 19 (13.67%) HTML
5 19 (13.67%) JSON
6 16 (11.51%) .NET
7 13 (9.35%) Android SDK
7 13 (9.35%) REST
8 11 (7.91%) Core Animation
9 10 (7.19%) HTML5
10 9 (6.47%) OpenGL
11 8 (5.76%) iPhone SDK
11 8 (5.76%) JNI
11 8 (5.76%) Web Services
12 7 (5.04%) CSS
12 7 (5.04%) Node.js
12 7 (5.04%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 52 (37.41%) Mobile App
2 34 (24.46%) iPhone
3 23 (16.55%) User Experience
4 17 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (10.79%) iPad
6 12 (8.63%) Animation
7 8 (5.76%) Algorithms
7 8 (5.76%) Augmented Reality
8 6 (4.32%) Computer Science
9 5 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (2.88%) Fintech
11 3 (2.16%) Online Banking
12 2 (1.44%) Digital Media
12 2 (1.44%) Mobile Banking
12 2 (1.44%) NHS
13 1 (0.72%) Handset
13 1 (0.72%) Oculus Rift
13 1 (0.72%) Social Media
13 1 (0.72%) Social Network
13 1 (0.72%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 115 (82.73%) Apple iOS
2 63 (45.32%) Android
3 8 (5.76%) Windows
4 5 (3.60%) Linux
4 5 (3.60%) Mac OS X
5 4 (2.88%) Unix
6 2 (1.44%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.44%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (66.19%) iOS Development
2 51 (36.69%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (28.06%) Mobile Development
4 33 (23.74%) TDD
5 27 (19.42%) Android Development
5 27 (19.42%) Scrum
6 24 (17.27%) BDD
6 24 (17.27%) Unit Testing
7 22 (15.83%) OOD
8 20 (14.39%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (14.39%) OO
9 16 (11.51%) Service Design
10 14 (10.07%) Mentoring
11 12 (8.63%) MVC
11 12 (8.63%) Problem Management
12 11 (7.91%) Coaching
12 11 (7.91%) Mobile Application Development
12 11 (7.91%) Project Management
12 11 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (7.91%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 92 (66.19%) Objective-C
2 88 (63.31%) Apple Swift
3 36 (25.90%) Java
4 29 (20.86%) JavaScript
5 23 (16.55%) C++
6 14 (10.07%) C#
7 13 (9.35%) C
8 8 (5.76%) Python
9 6 (4.32%) SQL
10 3 (2.16%) PHP
10 3 (2.16%) Ruby
11 2 (1.44%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.72%) ECMAScript
12 1 (0.72%) ES6
12 1 (0.72%) VB
12 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (12.95%) Degree
2 4 (2.88%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.72%) ISEB
3 1 (0.72%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (23.02%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (8.63%) HockeyApp
2 1 (0.72%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 39 (28.06%) Apple
2 7 (5.04%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.04%) Splunk
2 7 (5.04%) Tealium
3 4 (2.88%) Google
4 3 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.44%) Infor
5 2 (1.44%) Oracle
5 2 (1.44%) SAP
5 2 (1.44%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.72%) Adobe
6 1 (0.72%) Appcelerator
6 1 (0.72%) Kony
6 1 (0.72%) Sencha
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East Riding
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago