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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Xcode
Rank 523 461 429
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -32
Contract jobs citing Xcode 90 131 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.22% 1.94% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 86 100
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£416 £411 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% +11.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £319 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
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
7392 6751 5555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.24% 12.76% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4881 4278 3448
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 £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 150 151
Average hourly rate £37.74 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.15% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.71 £32.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -71 86 £413 - 48
London -67 54 £450 +9.09% 23
South East -1 19 £375 +7.14% 4
City of London -28 11 £450 +5.88% 5
Kent +4 7 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 7 - -
Buckinghamshire - 7 £375 -
East of England +7 6 £358 +2.14% 5
Berkshire +17 4 £404 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 4 £238 - 3
Cambridge - 4 £238 - 2
North West -13 3 £363 - 4
East Midlands - 3 - - 2
Wimbledon - 3 £350 -
Nottingham - 3 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 - - 1
Manchester - 2 £363 - 3
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 £413 - 1
Essex - 2 £450 -
Wales +6 1 - -
Cheshire -3 1 - - 1
South West -8 1 £400 +28.00% 4
Bracknell - 1 £408 -
Surrey - 1 £300 -
West Lothian - 1 £300 -
Wiltshire - 1 £400 - 3
Reading - 1 £440 - 1
Swindon - 1 £400 -
Chester - 1 - -

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 201 (90.54%) Apple iOS
2 171 (77.03%) iOS Development
3 157 (70.72%) Objective-C
4 101 (45.50%) Agile Software Development
5 84 (37.84%) iPhone
6 79 (35.59%) iPad
7 74 (33.33%) Android
8 58 (26.13%) Cocoa
9 57 (25.68%) iOS SDK
10 56 (25.23%) Apple
11 52 (23.42%) HTML
11 52 (23.42%) Mobile Development
12 51 (22.97%) JSON
13 50 (22.52%) Mobile App
13 50 (22.52%) OO
14 49 (22.07%) TDD
15 45 (20.27%) JavaScript
16 44 (19.82%) RESTful
17 42 (18.92%) HTML5
18 40 (18.02%) Scrum
19 39 (17.57%) Cocoa Touch
19 39 (17.57%) Android Development
20 38 (17.12%) User Experience
20 38 (17.12%) Web Services
21 37 (16.67%) XML
21 37 (16.67%) Git (software)
22 34 (15.32%) REST
22 34 (15.32%) CSS
22 34 (15.32%) Finance
23 33 (14.86%) Java

Xcode
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 11 (4.95%) CMS
2 3 (1.35%) IIS
2 3 (1.35%) Node.js
3 2 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (0.90%) Confluence
3 2 (0.90%) JBoss
3 2 (0.90%) Apache
3 2 (0.90%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.90%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.45%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.45%) Drupal
4 1 (0.45%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.90%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.05%) GitHub
2 5 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.05%) HTTP
2 7 (3.15%) iBeacon
3 2 (0.90%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.90%) Internet
3 2 (0.90%) UPnP
4 1 (0.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.95%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.50%) SQLite
2 10 (4.50%) MySQL
3 5 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.35%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.90%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.90%) Big Data
5 2 (0.90%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.90%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 37 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 19 (8.56%) CocoaPods
3 16 (7.21%) Android Studio
3 16 (7.21%) Cucumber
3 16 (7.21%) Subversion
4 15 (6.76%) Jenkins
5 14 (6.31%) Calabash
6 12 (5.41%) Eclipse
7 9 (4.05%) Appium
8 8 (3.60%) Hudson
9 7 (3.15%) Visual Studio
9 7 (3.15%) Maven
9 7 (3.15%) JIRA
10 6 (2.70%) Selenium
10 6 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (2.70%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 5 (2.25%) WebDriver
11 5 (2.25%) Ant
11 5 (2.25%) Gradle
12 4 (1.80%) SoapUI
General
1 34 (15.32%) Finance
2 23 (10.36%) Banking
3 12 (5.41%) Publishing
4 6 (2.70%) Retail
5 4 (1.80%) Games
6 2 (0.90%) Music Industry
6 2 (0.90%) Marketing
6 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.45%) Advertising
7 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 195 (87.84%) Developer
2 149 (67.12%) iOS Developer
3 29 (13.06%) Mobile Developer
4 11 (4.95%) Android Developer
4 11 (4.95%) Lead Developer
5 10 (4.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 9 (4.05%) Senior Developer
7 8 (3.60%) Tester
7 8 (3.60%) Senior iOS Developer
8 6 (2.70%) Applications Developer
9 5 (2.25%) Mac Developer
9 5 (2.25%) Mobile Tester
10 4 (1.80%) Mac Engineer
10 4 (1.80%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (1.80%) Analyst
10 4 (1.80%) Test Analyst
11 3 (1.35%) Web Developer
11 3 (1.35%) Junior
11 3 (1.35%) Quality Engineer
11 3 (1.35%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (26.13%) Cocoa
2 57 (25.68%) iOS SDK
3 52 (23.42%) HTML
4 51 (22.97%) JSON
5 44 (19.82%) RESTful
6 42 (18.92%) HTML5
7 39 (17.57%) Cocoa Touch
8 38 (17.12%) Web Services
9 37 (16.67%) XML
10 34 (15.32%) CSS
10 34 (15.32%) REST
11 27 (12.16%) CSS3
12 19 (8.56%) Core Animation
12 19 (8.56%) Android SDK
13 17 (7.66%) PhoneGap
14 16 (7.21%) UIKit
15 14 (6.31%) jQuery
16 13 (5.86%) .NET
17 12 (5.41%) SOAP
17 12 (5.41%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 84 (37.84%) iPhone
2 79 (35.59%) iPad
3 50 (22.52%) Mobile App
4 38 (17.12%) User Experience
5 19 (8.56%) Animation
6 12 (5.41%) Computer Science
7 10 (4.50%) Blackberry
8 8 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.25%) Video on Demand
10 4 (1.80%) Streaming Video
10 4 (1.80%) Smartphone
10 4 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (1.80%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.35%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.35%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.35%) Social Media
12 2 (0.90%) W3C
13 1 (0.45%) Cryptography
13 1 (0.45%) Robotics
13 1 (0.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 201 (90.54%) Apple iOS
2 74 (33.33%) Android
3 12 (5.41%) Mac OS X
4 11 (4.95%) Windows
5 4 (1.80%) UNIX
6 3 (1.35%) Linux
7 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.90%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.90%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (77.03%) iOS Development
2 101 (45.50%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (23.42%) Mobile Development
4 50 (22.52%) OO
5 49 (22.07%) TDD
6 40 (18.02%) Scrum
7 39 (17.57%) Android Development
8 33 (14.86%) BDD
9 32 (14.41%) Unit Testing
10 25 (11.26%) OOD
11 23 (10.36%) OOP
12 21 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (8.11%) Software Engineering
14 17 (7.66%) E-Commerce
15 16 (7.21%) Mobile Application Development
16 14 (6.31%) Memory Management
17 12 (5.41%) Content Management
18 11 (4.95%) Pair Programming
19 10 (4.50%) Test Automation
19 10 (4.50%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 157 (70.72%) Objective-C
2 45 (20.27%) JavaScript
3 33 (14.86%) Java
4 32 (14.41%) Apple Swift
5 13 (5.86%) Ruby
6 12 (5.41%) C#
6 12 (5.41%) SQL
7 10 (4.50%) C++
8 7 (3.15%) PHP
9 5 (2.25%) ActionScript
10 4 (1.80%) C
11 3 (1.35%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.35%) Python
12 2 (0.90%) Scala
13 1 (0.45%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.45%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (0.45%) XPath
13 1 (0.45%) XQuery
13 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (8.11%) Degree
2 3 (1.35%) ISEB
3 2 (0.90%) Sun Certification
3 2 (0.90%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.01%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.45%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 56 (25.23%) Apple
2 8 (3.60%) Google
3 6 (2.70%) Sencha
3 6 (2.70%) IBM
4 5 (2.25%) Appcelerator
4 5 (2.25%) Xamarin
5 4 (1.80%) Oracle
6 3 (1.35%) Adobe
7 2 (0.90%) Sun
7 2 (0.90%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.45%) SAP
8 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.45%) Perforce
8 1 (0.45%) Kony
8 1 (0.45%) Twitter
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £415.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £550 per day - 6 month contract
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £450 to £490 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
ABRS
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge
ABRS
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago