The table below looks at the statistics for Xcode skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xcode over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Xcode
Rank 498 486 415
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -71
Contract jobs citing Xcode 109 96 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.18% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.56% 1.43% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 73 100
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£425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £458 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £319 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.49% -1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +54.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.66

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
6998 6715 5264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.92% 12.76% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4545 4348 3311
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 152 150
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £31.00 £24.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.53 £52.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Xcode
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Xcode within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xcode within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -19 101 £425 +3.65% 37
London -25 62 £450 +9.09% 18
South East +6 26 £400 +34.45% 6
City of London +2 17 £450 +5.88% 6
Buckinghamshire - 11 £375 - 1
Berkshire +1 8 £400 +55.33%
Milton Keynes - 6 - -
Edinburgh - 5 £413 - 1
Kent - 5 - - 1
North West - 5 £213 - 3
Scotland - 5 £413 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 4 - - 1
West Midlands -9 3 £348 +26.36% 1
East Midlands - 3 - -
Nottinghamshire - 3 - -
Cheshire - 3 £200 -
Nottingham - 3 - -
Reading +10 2 £440 +70.87%
Birmingham -8 2 £350 +27.27%
Warrington - 2 £200 -
Wimbledon - 2 £375 - 2
Osterley - 2 £490 -
South West +10 1 £400 +28.00% 2
East of England +8 1 £450 +28.57% 4
Wales - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £345 - 1
Surrey - 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £400 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £350 - 2

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Xcode also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Xcode.

1 230 (93.50%) Apple iOS
2 187 (76.02%) iOS Development
3 154 (62.60%) Objective-C
4 109 (44.31%) Agile Software Development
5 96 (39.02%) Android
6 90 (36.59%) iPhone
7 88 (35.77%) iPad
8 70 (28.46%) iOS SDK
9 62 (25.20%) Apple
10 58 (23.58%) Mobile Development
11 56 (22.76%) HTML
11 56 (22.76%) JSON
12 54 (21.95%) OO
13 53 (21.54%) Cocoa
14 51 (20.73%) Mobile App
15 48 (19.51%) JavaScript
15 48 (19.51%) HTML5
16 45 (18.29%) RESTful
16 45 (18.29%) Scrum
17 44 (17.89%) Java
18 43 (17.48%) TDD
18 43 (17.48%) Android Development
19 40 (16.26%) XML
20 39 (15.85%) Git (software)
21 38 (15.45%) Web Services
21 38 (15.45%) Finance
22 36 (14.63%) CSS
22 36 (14.63%) User Experience
23 34 (13.82%) Cocoa Touch
24 30 (12.20%) Unit Testing

Xcode
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Xcode also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Xcode. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (3.25%) CMS
2 2 (0.81%) Node.js
2 2 (0.81%) Confluence
2 2 (0.81%) JBoss
2 2 (0.81%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.41%) IIS
3 1 (0.41%) Apache
3 1 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.41%) WordPress
3 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.41%) Drupal
3 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.41%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.85%) GitHub
2 5 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.28%) HTTP
2 4 (1.63%) iBeacon
2 4 (1.63%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.81%) Internet
3 2 (0.81%) Firewall
3 2 (0.81%) UPnP
3 2 (0.81%) VPN
4 1 (0.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.28%) MySQL
2 10 (4.07%) SQLite
3 8 (3.25%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.22%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.81%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.81%) Big Data
5 2 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (15.85%) Git (software)
2 25 (10.16%) Calabash
3 21 (8.54%) Cucumber
4 18 (7.32%) Android Studio
4 18 (7.32%) CocoaPods
5 16 (6.50%) Jenkins
6 15 (6.10%) Eclipse
6 15 (6.10%) Appium
7 13 (5.28%) JIRA
8 12 (4.88%) Subversion
9 9 (3.66%) Selenium
10 8 (3.25%) Hudson
10 8 (3.25%) IntelliJ
11 7 (2.85%) Maven
11 7 (2.85%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 6 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (2.03%) Ant
13 5 (2.03%) Visual Studio
13 5 (2.03%) Gradle
14 4 (1.63%) Grunt
General
1 38 (15.45%) Finance
2 27 (10.98%) Banking
3 9 (3.66%) Retail
4 8 (3.25%) Publishing
5 6 (2.44%) Spanish Language
6 4 (1.63%) Italian Language
6 4 (1.63%) Games
7 3 (1.22%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.81%) Marketing
8 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.81%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.41%) Advertising
9 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 205 (83.33%) Developer
2 158 (64.23%) iOS Developer
3 34 (13.82%) Mobile Developer
4 15 (6.10%) Tester
5 14 (5.69%) Lead Developer
6 13 (5.28%) Android Developer
7 11 (4.47%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 10 (4.07%) Mobile Tester
9 9 (3.66%) Senior Developer
10 8 (3.25%) Automation Tester
11 7 (2.85%) Analyst
11 7 (2.85%) Test Analyst
11 7 (2.85%) Senior iOS Developer
11 7 (2.85%) Mac Developer
12 6 (2.44%) Applications Developer
13 5 (2.03%) Quality Engineer
14 4 (1.63%) Mac Engineer
14 4 (1.63%) Test Engineer
15 3 (1.22%) Web Developer
15 3 (1.22%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (28.46%) iOS SDK
2 56 (22.76%) HTML
2 56 (22.76%) JSON
3 53 (21.54%) Cocoa
4 48 (19.51%) HTML5
5 45 (18.29%) RESTful
6 40 (16.26%) XML
7 38 (15.45%) Web Services
8 36 (14.63%) CSS
9 34 (13.82%) Cocoa Touch
10 29 (11.79%) CSS3
11 28 (11.38%) REST
12 27 (10.98%) Android SDK
13 17 (6.91%) UIKit
14 16 (6.50%) PhoneGap
14 16 (6.50%) Core Animation
15 14 (5.69%) SOAP
16 12 (4.88%) jQuery
17 11 (4.47%) Ajax
17 11 (4.47%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 90 (36.59%) iPhone
2 88 (35.77%) iPad
3 51 (20.73%) Mobile App
4 36 (14.63%) User Experience
5 18 (7.32%) Animation
5 18 (7.32%) Computer Science
6 12 (4.88%) Open Source
7 10 (4.07%) Blackberry
8 6 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.44%) Smartphone
9 5 (2.03%) Video on Demand
9 5 (2.03%) Robotics
9 5 (2.03%) Data Structures
9 5 (2.03%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (1.63%) Social Media
10 4 (1.63%) Streaming Video
10 4 (1.63%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.22%) Social Network
11 3 (1.22%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 230 (93.50%) Apple iOS
2 96 (39.02%) Android
3 14 (5.69%) Mac OS X
4 10 (4.07%) Windows
5 4 (1.63%) UNIX
6 3 (1.22%) Linux
7 2 (0.81%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.81%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (76.02%) iOS Development
2 109 (44.31%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (23.58%) Mobile Development
4 54 (21.95%) OO
5 45 (18.29%) Scrum
6 43 (17.48%) TDD
6 43 (17.48%) Android Development
7 30 (12.20%) Unit Testing
8 29 (11.79%) BDD
8 29 (11.79%) Software Engineering
9 25 (10.16%) OOP
10 20 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (8.13%) OOD
10 20 (8.13%) MVC
11 19 (7.72%) Mobile Application Development
12 17 (6.91%) Memory Management
13 16 (6.50%) E-Commerce
14 11 (4.47%) Test Automation
15 9 (3.66%) Content Management
16 8 (3.25%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 154 (62.60%) Objective-C
2 48 (19.51%) JavaScript
3 44 (17.89%) Java
4 25 (10.16%) Apple Swift
5 13 (5.28%) C++
6 12 (4.88%) Ruby
7 11 (4.47%) SQL
8 8 (3.25%) C#
9 6 (2.44%) C
10 5 (2.03%) ActionScript
11 4 (1.63%) PHP
12 3 (1.22%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.81%) Scala
13 2 (0.81%) CoffeeScript
14 1 (0.41%) XQuery
14 1 (0.41%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 24 (9.76%) Degree
2 7 (2.85%) ISEB
3 2 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (0.81%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.81%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.41%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 62 (25.20%) Apple
2 8 (3.25%) Google
3 7 (2.85%) Oracle
4 6 (2.44%) Appcelerator
5 5 (2.03%) IBM
5 5 (2.03%) Xamarin
5 5 (2.03%) Sencha
6 4 (1.63%) Twitter
7 3 (1.22%) Facebook
8 2 (0.81%) Microsoft
8 2 (0.81%) Adobe
8 2 (0.81%) Sun
9 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.41%) SAP
9 1 (0.41%) Perforce
9 1 (0.41%) Kony
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