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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Xcode
Rank 541 546 498
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -48
Contract jobs citing Xcode 102 95 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.24% 1.27% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 62 87
Median daily rate £450 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £272 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
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
8225 7474 6954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.50% 13.37% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5669 4938 4431
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 £313 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 128 156
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £22.18 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £51.00
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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +16 97 £475 +14.11% 39
London +19 60 £475 +6.14% 16
South East +4 14 £400 +3.22% 5
Kent +10 10 - - 1
Tunbridge Wells +5 10 - -
City of London +38 8 £425 -5.55% 5
North West -12 8 £425 +100.00% 3
Yorkshire - 8 £425 - 1
Leeds - 7 £425 - 1
West Yorkshire - 7 £425 - 1
South West +3 4 £400 - 2
Cheshire -5 4 £450 +125.00%
Scotland -9 4 £263 -36.36% 2
Manchester -11 4 £410 +13.10% 3
Bristol - 3 £400 -
Edinburgh -12 2 - - 1
Glasgow - 2 £263 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £313 -
North East - 2 £313 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £425 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 2 £313 -
Oxford - 2 £425 -
Knutsford - 2 £475 -
Wales +21 1 £200 -
East of England +10 1 - - 4
Chester -7 1 £425 -
Wiltshire -13 1 - - 2
South Wales - 1 £200 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £375 -

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 165 (88.24%) Apple iOS
2 149 (79.68%) Objective-C
3 147 (78.61%) iOS Development
4 120 (64.17%) Agile Software Development
5 86 (45.99%) TDD
6 81 (43.32%) Cocoa
7 73 (39.04%) Scrum
8 71 (37.97%) Apple Swift
9 70 (37.43%) iPhone
10 68 (36.36%) BDD
11 63 (33.69%) iPad
12 59 (31.55%) Mobile Development
13 57 (30.48%) User Experience
14 51 (27.27%) RESTful
15 49 (26.20%) Unit Testing
15 49 (26.20%) JSON
16 40 (21.39%) OO
16 40 (21.39%) Android
17 37 (19.79%) Git (software)
17 37 (19.79%) Mobile App
18 36 (19.25%) iOS SDK
19 35 (18.72%) Apple
19 35 (18.72%) Degree
20 34 (18.18%) Web Services
21 33 (17.65%) XML
21 33 (17.65%) Java
22 29 (15.51%) Cocoa Touch
22 29 (15.51%) OOD
22 29 (15.51%) Computer Science
23 25 (13.37%) JavaScript

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 7 (3.74%) CMS
2 1 (0.53%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (6.42%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.21%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.14%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.07%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.81%) iTunes
2 3 (1.60%) GitHub
2 3 (1.60%) TestFlight
3 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.53%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.67%) HTTP
2 4 (2.14%) Network Security
3 2 (1.07%) DHCP
3 2 (1.07%) DNS
3 2 (1.07%) Kerberos
3 2 (1.07%) Skype
3 2 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.53%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.53%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.74%) SQLite
2 3 (1.60%) MongoDB
2 3 (1.60%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.60%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.53%) Big Data
3 1 (0.53%) Couchbase
3 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 37 (19.79%) Git (software)
2 22 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 12 (6.42%) Appium
3 12 (6.42%) Cucumber
4 10 (5.35%) Selenium
4 10 (5.35%) WebDriver
5 9 (4.81%) Robotium
6 6 (3.21%) Subversion
7 5 (2.67%) Android Studio
7 5 (2.67%) Bitbucket
7 5 (2.67%) CocoaPods
7 5 (2.67%) Protractor
7 5 (2.67%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.60%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 3 (1.60%) Calabash
8 3 (1.60%) Gradle
8 3 (1.60%) Maven
9 2 (1.07%) Fiddler
9 2 (1.07%) JIRA
9 2 (1.07%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (6.95%) Publishing
2 11 (5.88%) Finance
3 7 (3.74%) Banking
4 5 (2.67%) Games
5 4 (2.14%) Retail
6 2 (1.07%) Back Office
7 1 (0.53%) Marketing
7 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 162 (86.63%) Developer
2 137 (73.26%) iOS Developer
3 36 (19.25%) Senior Developer
4 33 (17.65%) Senior iOS Developer
5 23 (12.30%) Objective-C Developer
6 13 (6.95%) Applications Developer
7 11 (5.88%) Mobile Developer
8 9 (4.81%) QA Engineer
9 7 (3.74%) Android Developer
10 6 (3.21%) C++ Developer
10 6 (3.21%) E-Commerce Developer
10 6 (3.21%) Lead Developer
10 6 (3.21%) QA Test Engineer
10 6 (3.21%) Test Engineer
11 5 (2.67%) Designer
11 5 (2.67%) Lead iOS Developer
11 5 (2.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 4 (2.14%) iOS Android Developer
12 4 (2.14%) QA Automation Engineer
12 4 (2.14%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (43.32%) Cocoa
2 51 (27.27%) RESTful
3 49 (26.20%) JSON
4 36 (19.25%) iOS SDK
5 34 (18.18%) Web Services
6 33 (17.65%) XML
7 29 (15.51%) Cocoa Touch
8 24 (12.83%) REST
9 14 (7.49%) HTML
10 13 (6.95%) SOAP
11 11 (5.88%) .NET
11 11 (5.88%) CSS
11 11 (5.88%) HTML5
11 11 (5.88%) OpenGL
12 9 (4.81%) jQuery
12 9 (4.81%) UIKit
13 8 (4.28%) Android SDK
13 8 (4.28%) AngularJS
13 8 (4.28%) RabbitMQ
14 6 (3.21%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 70 (37.43%) iPhone
2 63 (33.69%) iPad
3 57 (30.48%) User Experience
4 37 (19.79%) Mobile App
5 29 (15.51%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.21%) Animation
6 6 (3.21%) Apple TV
6 6 (3.21%) Smartphone
7 5 (2.67%) Fintech
7 5 (2.67%) NHS
8 4 (2.14%) Digital Media
8 4 (2.14%) Video on Demand
8 4 (2.14%) Wiki
9 3 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.07%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.53%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.53%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.53%) Smart Energy
11 1 (0.53%) Social Media
11 1 (0.53%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 165 (88.24%) Apple iOS
2 40 (21.39%) Android
3 13 (6.95%) Windows
4 8 (4.28%) Mac OS X
5 6 (3.21%) Linux
5 6 (3.21%) Unix
5 6 (3.21%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.67%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (78.61%) iOS Development
2 120 (64.17%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (45.99%) TDD
4 73 (39.04%) Scrum
5 68 (36.36%) BDD
6 59 (31.55%) Mobile Development
7 49 (26.20%) Unit Testing
8 40 (21.39%) OO
9 29 (15.51%) OOD
10 18 (9.63%) Android Development
10 18 (9.63%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (8.02%) E-Commerce
12 12 (6.42%) Pair Programming
13 10 (5.35%) Memory Management
13 10 (5.35%) Test Automation
14 9 (4.81%) Automated Testing
14 9 (4.81%) Multithreading
15 8 (4.28%) Software Engineering
15 8 (4.28%) Web Development
16 6 (3.21%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 149 (79.68%) Objective-C
2 71 (37.97%) Apple Swift
3 33 (17.65%) Java
4 25 (13.37%) JavaScript
5 10 (5.35%) Ruby
6 9 (4.81%) C#
6 9 (4.81%) C++
7 6 (3.21%) C
7 6 (3.21%) Python
8 4 (2.14%) PHP
9 3 (1.60%) Groovy
9 3 (1.60%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.60%) SQL
10 2 (1.07%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.53%) VC++
Qualifications
1 35 (18.72%) Degree
2 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.35%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (1.07%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.07%) Casper Suite
1 2 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.07%) yum
Vendors
1 35 (18.72%) Apple
2 5 (2.67%) Google
2 5 (2.67%) Xamarin
3 3 (1.60%) Adobe
3 3 (1.60%) Appcelerator
3 3 (1.60%) DevExpress
3 3 (1.60%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.60%) Telerik
4 2 (1.07%) Cisco
4 2 (1.07%) Endeca
4 2 (1.07%) hybris
4 2 (1.07%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.53%) Intershop
5 1 (0.53%) Kony
5 1 (0.53%) ServiceNow
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