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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Xcode
Rank 474 439 393
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -46
Contract jobs citing Xcode 126 144 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.28% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.69% 2.39% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 98 120
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year
+140.00% -

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
7436 6024 5944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.89% 11.64% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5098 3876 3531
Average daily rate £400 £385 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 145 240
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.15 £18.90 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -73 120 £400 - 58
London -9 96 £400 - 30
City of London +28 22 £413 - 10
North West +5 5 £350 -6.66% 5
West Yorkshire -1 5 £300 -20.00% 3
Yorkshire -5 5 £300 -20.00% 4
East of England -7 5 £350 - 2
Manchester -9 4 £350 -6.66% 4
Scotland -9 3 £425 +17.24% 1
South East -39 3 £344 -1.78% 10
West Midlands -11 2 £350 - 5
Buckinghamshire -13 2 £288 -23.33%
Edinburgh - 2 £425 -
South West - 2 £388 -
Cambridge +2 1 £350 -
Glasgow -6 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -7 1 £350 -
Bedfordshire -10 1 - -
Wales - 1 £300 - 2
South Wales - 1 £300 - 2
Cardiff - 1 £300 - 2
Castleford - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
Chorley - - - -
Cirencester - - - -
Bath - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 4
Brighton - - - -
Bromley - - - -

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 248 (91.51%) Apple iOS
2 226 (83.39%) iOS Development
3 183 (67.53%) Objective-C
4 110 (40.59%) iPhone
5 106 (39.11%) Agile Software Development
6 95 (35.06%) JSON
7 89 (32.84%) Android
8 82 (30.26%) iPad
9 78 (28.78%) XML
10 73 (26.94%) Cocoa
11 71 (26.20%) JavaScript
12 69 (25.46%) HTML
13 63 (23.25%) iOS SDK
14 62 (22.88%) OO
15 59 (21.77%) Mobile App
16 55 (20.30%) Web Services
17 48 (17.71%) RESTful
17 48 (17.71%) HTML5
18 46 (16.97%) Cocoa Touch
19 45 (16.61%) User Experience
20 41 (15.13%) Android Development
21 38 (14.02%) CSS
22 37 (13.65%) Git (software)
23 30 (11.07%) Apple
24 25 (9.23%) Scrum
25 23 (8.49%) TDD
25 23 (8.49%) Java
25 23 (8.49%) REST
26 22 (8.12%) CSS3
26 22 (8.12%) Software Engineering

Xcode
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 2 (0.74%) Node.js
1 2 (0.74%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.37%) CMS
2 1 (0.37%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (4.06%) Doxygen
2 6 (2.21%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.37%) Maya
3 1 (0.37%) 3ds Max
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.21%) GitHub
2 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.37%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.37%) Heroku
2 1 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.01%) HTTP
2 14 (5.17%) HTTPS
3 11 (4.06%) VPN
4 2 (0.74%) SSL
4 2 (0.74%) iBeacon
5 1 (0.37%) Internet
5 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.64%) SQLite
2 10 (3.69%) MySQL
3 4 (1.48%) NoSQL
3 4 (1.48%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.74%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.74%) MS Access
5 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.37%) QlikView
5 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 37 (13.65%) Git (software)
2 18 (6.64%) Subversion
3 15 (5.54%) Calabash
4 11 (4.06%) Cucumber
4 11 (4.06%) Jenkins
5 10 (3.69%) Eclipse
6 8 (2.95%) JIRA
6 8 (2.95%) Appium
7 5 (1.85%) JUnit
7 5 (1.85%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 4 (1.48%) Selenium
8 4 (1.48%) NUnit
8 4 (1.48%) Ranorex
9 3 (1.11%) Bower
9 3 (1.11%) Android Studio
9 3 (1.11%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (1.11%) RubyMine
9 3 (1.11%) Grunt
9 3 (1.11%) Introscope
9 3 (1.11%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 15 (5.54%) Finance
2 14 (5.17%) Retail
3 8 (2.95%) Publishing
4 7 (2.58%) Marketing
5 6 (2.21%) Games
6 5 (1.85%) Banking
7 2 (0.74%) Interactive Media
7 2 (0.74%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.37%) Back Office
8 1 (0.37%) Legal
8 1 (0.37%) Advertising
8 1 (0.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 244 (90.04%) Developer
2 210 (77.49%) iOS Developer
3 20 (7.38%) Mobile Developer
4 14 (5.17%) Senior Developer
5 12 (4.43%) Senior iOS Developer
6 11 (4.06%) Android Developer
7 9 (3.32%) iPhone Developer
8 6 (2.21%) Designer
8 6 (2.21%) Tester
8 6 (2.21%) Junior
8 6 (2.21%) Software Engineer
8 6 (2.21%) Lead Developer
9 5 (1.85%) Junior iOS Developer
9 5 (1.85%) Mobile Tester
9 5 (1.85%) Junior Developer
9 5 (1.85%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (1.85%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 4 (1.48%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (1.48%) Flash Developer
10 4 (1.48%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (35.06%) JSON
2 78 (28.78%) XML
3 73 (26.94%) Cocoa
4 69 (25.46%) HTML
5 63 (23.25%) iOS SDK
6 55 (20.30%) Web Services
7 48 (17.71%) RESTful
7 48 (17.71%) HTML5
8 46 (16.97%) Cocoa Touch
9 38 (14.02%) CSS
10 23 (8.49%) REST
11 22 (8.12%) CSS3
12 18 (6.64%) UIKit
13 12 (4.43%) .NET
14 11 (4.06%) PhoneGap
15 8 (2.95%) Ajax
15 8 (2.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 8 (2.95%) Android SDK
16 7 (2.58%) Apache Cordova
16 7 (2.58%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 110 (40.59%) iPhone
2 82 (30.26%) iPad
3 59 (21.77%) Mobile App
4 45 (16.61%) User Experience
5 16 (5.90%) Computer Science
6 13 (4.80%) Social Media
7 8 (2.95%) N-Tier
7 8 (2.95%) Data Structures
8 6 (2.21%) Video on Demand
8 6 (2.21%) Animation
8 6 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.21%) Mobile Payment
8 6 (2.21%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.85%) Streaming Video
10 4 (1.48%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (1.11%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (1.11%) Photography
11 3 (1.11%) Kindle
12 2 (0.74%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 248 (91.51%) Apple iOS
2 89 (32.84%) Android
3 9 (3.32%) Windows
4 7 (2.58%) Windows Phone
5 5 (1.85%) UNIX
6 4 (1.48%) Mac OS X
6 4 (1.48%) Linux
7 1 (0.37%) webOS
7 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (83.39%) iOS Development
2 106 (39.11%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (22.88%) OO
4 41 (15.13%) Android Development
5 25 (9.23%) Scrum
6 23 (8.49%) TDD
7 22 (8.12%) Software Engineering
8 18 (6.64%) E-Commerce
8 18 (6.64%) OOP
8 18 (6.64%) Memory Management
9 17 (6.27%) Multithreading
10 16 (5.90%) BDD
11 14 (5.17%) Mobile Application Development
11 14 (5.17%) Systems Analysis
11 14 (5.17%) Unit Testing
11 14 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (4.80%) OOD
13 12 (4.43%) Web Design
13 12 (4.43%) Test Scripting
14 11 (4.06%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 183 (67.53%) Objective-C
2 71 (26.20%) JavaScript
3 23 (8.49%) Java
4 19 (7.01%) C++
5 15 (5.54%) C#
6 13 (4.80%) Ruby
7 6 (2.21%) SQL
8 5 (1.85%) C
8 5 (1.85%) PHP
9 4 (1.48%) Python
10 3 (1.11%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.11%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.74%) CoffeeScript
11 2 (0.74%) VBA
12 1 (0.37%) Perl
12 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.37%) Lua
Qualifications
1 8 (2.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.80%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (11.07%) Apple
2 17 (6.27%) Facebook
3 8 (2.95%) Xamarin
4 7 (2.58%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.21%) Google
6 5 (1.85%) Adobe
7 4 (1.48%) Twitter
8 3 (1.11%) Kony
8 3 (1.11%) Perforce
8 3 (1.11%) Oracle
8 3 (1.11%) Appcelerator
8 3 (1.11%) Splunk
9 2 (0.74%) Sencha
10 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.37%) Symbian
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