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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Xcode
Rank 447 407 488
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +81
Contract jobs citing Xcode 148 171 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.32% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.04% 2.74% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 129 67
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£413 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £22.66 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.58% -
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
7258 6250 6319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.88% 11.72% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4640 4003 3619
Average daily rate £390 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 132 217
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £24.00 £22.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -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 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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 -42 143 £413 +13.79% 55
London +20 125 £413 +6.45% 28
City of London +32 24 £425 +10.03% 10
West Yorkshire +15 5 £350 - 2
Yorkshire +8 5 £350 - 3
South East -4 5 £350 - 7
North West -4 3 £350 +16.66% 5
Oxfordshire +1 2 £350 -6.66%
Cheshire -4 2 - -
West Midlands -25 2 £450 +28.57% 4
South West -37 2 £338 +12.50% 6
Berkshire +10 1 - -
Birmingham +2 1 - - 2
Manchester -10 1 £350 +16.66% 5
Bristol -19 1 £338 - 1
Edinburgh -19 1 - - 2
Scotland -20 1 - - 4
East of England -39 1 - - 1
Wales - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Maidstone - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - - 1
Cardiff - 1 - -
Castleford - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Brighton - - - - 3
Altrincham - - - -

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 226 (92.24%) Apple iOS
2 203 (82.86%) iOS Development
3 172 (70.20%) Objective-C
4 100 (40.82%) iPhone
5 87 (35.51%) Android
6 84 (34.29%) iPad
7 81 (33.06%) Cocoa
8 77 (31.43%) JSON
9 74 (30.20%) iOS SDK
10 68 (27.76%) HTML
11 66 (26.94%) Mobile App
12 62 (25.31%) XML
12 62 (25.31%) Agile Software Development
13 55 (22.45%) OO
14 53 (21.63%) JavaScript
15 50 (20.41%) Web Services
16 49 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
17 43 (17.55%) RESTful
18 42 (17.14%) HTML5
19 37 (15.10%) Git (software)
19 37 (15.10%) Android Development
19 37 (15.10%) Apple
20 36 (14.69%) Java
21 33 (13.47%) CSS
22 31 (12.65%) Scrum
23 27 (11.02%) OOP
24 26 (10.61%) TDD
25 24 (9.80%) Software Engineering
26 22 (8.98%) Facebook
27 21 (8.57%) REST

Xcode
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 6 (2.45%) SharePoint 2013
1 6 (2.45%) SharePoint 2010
1 6 (2.45%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.04%) CMS
3 2 (0.82%) Node.js
4 1 (0.41%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (2.86%) Doxygen
2 2 (0.82%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.22%) GitHub
2 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.53%) HTTP
2 13 (5.31%) HTTPS
3 7 (2.86%) VPN
4 5 (2.04%) SSL
5 2 (0.82%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.08%) SQLite
2 9 (3.67%) MySQL
3 2 (0.82%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.82%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.82%) MS Access
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 37 (15.10%) Git (software)
2 14 (5.71%) Subversion
3 12 (4.90%) Calabash
4 9 (3.67%) JIRA
4 9 (3.67%) Cucumber
5 7 (2.86%) Eclipse
5 7 (2.86%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (2.86%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.04%) JUnit
7 4 (1.63%) Hudson
8 3 (1.22%) Selenium
8 3 (1.22%) Robotium
9 2 (0.82%) Capybara
9 2 (0.82%) Ranorex
9 2 (0.82%) RubyMine
9 2 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.82%) Introscope
9 2 (0.82%) JMeter
9 2 (0.82%) NUnit
10 1 (0.41%) Mercurial
General
1 21 (8.57%) Finance
2 19 (7.76%) Retail
3 11 (4.49%) Publishing
4 10 (4.08%) Banking
5 5 (2.04%) Marketing
6 4 (1.63%) Legal
6 4 (1.63%) Back Office
7 3 (1.22%) Advertising
8 2 (0.82%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.41%) Automotive
9 1 (0.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 212 (86.53%) Developer
2 193 (78.78%) iOS Developer
3 12 (4.90%) Tester
4 11 (4.49%) Senior Developer
4 11 (4.49%) Senior iOS Developer
4 11 (4.49%) Android Developer
5 9 (3.67%) iPhone Developer
5 9 (3.67%) Mobile Developer
5 9 (3.67%) Mobile Tester
6 5 (2.04%) Web Developer
6 5 (2.04%) Junior
6 5 (2.04%) Software Engineer
6 5 (2.04%) Junior Developer
6 5 (2.04%) Flash Developer
6 5 (2.04%) Junior iOS Developer
7 4 (1.63%) iPad Developer
7 4 (1.63%) Java Developer
7 4 (1.63%) Test Engineer
7 4 (1.63%) Analyst
7 4 (1.63%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (33.06%) Cocoa
2 77 (31.43%) JSON
3 74 (30.20%) iOS SDK
4 68 (27.76%) HTML
5 62 (25.31%) XML
6 50 (20.41%) Web Services
7 49 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
8 43 (17.55%) RESTful
9 42 (17.14%) HTML5
10 33 (13.47%) CSS
11 21 (8.57%) REST
12 18 (7.35%) CSS3
13 15 (6.12%) Android SDK
14 12 (4.90%) UIKit
15 11 (4.49%) jQuery
16 8 (3.27%) PhoneGap
16 8 (3.27%) .NET
17 7 (2.86%) Ajax
18 6 (2.45%) Xamarin.iOS
19 5 (2.04%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 100 (40.82%) iPhone
2 84 (34.29%) iPad
3 66 (26.94%) Mobile App
4 14 (5.71%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.86%) N-Tier
6 6 (2.45%) Animation
7 5 (2.04%) Augmented Reality
7 5 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.04%) Mobile Payment
7 5 (2.04%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.63%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (1.63%) Video on Demand
8 4 (1.63%) Streaming Video
9 3 (1.22%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.22%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.82%) Social Media
10 2 (0.82%) Kindle
10 2 (0.82%) STB
10 2 (0.82%) DTV
11 1 (0.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 226 (92.24%) Apple iOS
2 87 (35.51%) Android
3 6 (2.45%) Windows
4 5 (2.04%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.22%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.82%) Windows Phone 8
6 2 (0.82%) UNIX
6 2 (0.82%) Linux
7 1 (0.41%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (82.86%) iOS Development
2 62 (25.31%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (22.45%) OO
4 37 (15.10%) Android Development
5 31 (12.65%) Scrum
6 27 (11.02%) OOP
7 26 (10.61%) TDD
8 24 (9.80%) Software Engineering
9 18 (7.35%) Memory Management
10 17 (6.94%) E-Commerce
11 16 (6.53%) BDD
12 15 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (5.71%) Unit Testing
14 9 (3.67%) Systems Analysis
14 9 (3.67%) MVC
14 9 (3.67%) Mobile Application Development
15 8 (3.27%) Test Scripting
15 8 (3.27%) Kanban
15 8 (3.27%) OOD
16 7 (2.86%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 172 (70.20%) Objective-C
2 53 (21.63%) JavaScript
3 36 (14.69%) Java
4 16 (6.53%) C++
5 13 (5.31%) Ruby
5 13 (5.31%) C#
6 7 (2.86%) SQL
7 5 (2.04%) C
7 5 (2.04%) PHP
8 4 (1.63%) Python
9 3 (1.22%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.82%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.82%) VBA
11 1 (0.41%) Perl
11 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (5.31%) Degree
2 2 (0.82%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.82%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (0.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.31%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (15.10%) Apple
2 22 (8.98%) Facebook
3 6 (2.45%) Adobe
4 5 (2.04%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.04%) Twitter
5 4 (1.63%) Xamarin
5 4 (1.63%) Google
6 3 (1.22%) MobileIron
7 2 (0.82%) Splunk
7 2 (0.82%) Sencha
7 2 (0.82%) Perforce
7 2 (0.82%) Cognos
7 2 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.82%) IBM
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Rate: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
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Rate: £300 - £500 per day
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Rate: £300 - £500 per day + competitive
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