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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Xcode
Rank 525 462 442
Rank change year-on-year
-63 -20
Contract jobs citing Xcode 86 138 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.14% 1.98% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 83 100
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £278 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £18.00 £45.00 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +98.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 - £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
7568 6979 5857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.26% 12.76% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4989 4471 3673
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 151 144
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.85 £30.00 £24.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £71.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +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 29 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 29 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
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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 -63 83 £425 +6.25% 47
London -53 55 £450 +9.09% 21
South East -14 13 £375 +7.14% 5
East of England +6 6 £358 - 3
City of London -19 6 £363 -14.70% 6
Buckinghamshire - 6 £375 -
North West -17 4 £363 - 3
Cambridge - 4 £238 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £238 -
Berkshire +8 3 £408 - 1
Kent -5 3 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 3 - -
Wimbledon - 3 £350 -
West Midlands +3 2 - - 2
Scotland -2 2 £413 - 2
East Midlands - 2 - - 1
Nottingham - 2 - -
Bracknell - 2 £408 -
Manchester - 2 £363 - 3
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Essex - 2 £450 -
Birmingham +6 1 - - 1
South West +2 1 £400 +28.00% 3
Cheshire -4 1 - -
Edinburgh -6 1 £525 -
Yorkshire -28 1 £275 -26.66% 9
North East - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £400 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 190 (89.62%) Apple iOS
2 171 (80.66%) iOS Development
3 161 (75.94%) Objective-C
4 105 (49.53%) Agile Software Development
5 81 (38.21%) iPhone
6 77 (36.32%) iPad
7 66 (31.13%) Android
8 63 (29.72%) Cocoa
9 59 (27.83%) JSON
10 52 (24.53%) Apple
11 50 (23.58%) HTML
11 50 (23.58%) OO
11 50 (23.58%) iOS SDK
11 50 (23.58%) Mobile Development
12 48 (22.64%) TDD
13 44 (20.75%) RESTful
14 42 (19.81%) Android Development
14 42 (19.81%) Cocoa Touch
14 42 (19.81%) JavaScript
15 41 (19.34%) Mobile App
16 40 (18.87%) Git (software)
16 40 (18.87%) Web Services
17 39 (18.40%) Unit Testing
18 38 (17.92%) BDD
18 38 (17.92%) User Experience
18 38 (17.92%) XML
19 37 (17.45%) Scrum
20 36 (16.98%) CSS
20 36 (16.98%) REST
20 36 (16.98%) HTML5

Xcode
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 12 (5.66%) CMS
2 5 (2.36%) Node.js
3 4 (1.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (1.89%) Apache
3 4 (1.89%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.42%) IIS
5 2 (0.94%) Confluence
6 1 (0.47%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.47%) Drupal
6 1 (0.47%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.89%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.42%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.83%) GitHub
2 3 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.77%) iBeacon
2 7 (3.30%) HTTP
3 2 (0.94%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.94%) Internet
3 2 (0.94%) UPnP
4 1 (0.47%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.72%) SQLite
2 7 (3.30%) MySQL
2 7 (3.30%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.89%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.42%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.94%) Big Data
5 2 (0.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 40 (18.87%) Git (software)
2 25 (11.79%) Subversion
3 20 (9.43%) CocoaPods
4 15 (7.08%) Android Studio
5 12 (5.66%) Jenkins
6 10 (4.72%) Eclipse
7 8 (3.77%) Cucumber
8 7 (3.30%) Hudson
9 6 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (2.83%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 5 (2.36%) Maven
10 5 (2.36%) Calabash
10 5 (2.36%) Appium
11 4 (1.89%) JIRA
11 4 (1.89%) Visual Studio
11 4 (1.89%) SoapUI
12 3 (1.42%) WebDriver
12 3 (1.42%) TeamCity
12 3 (1.42%) Gradle
12 3 (1.42%) Ant
General
1 28 (13.21%) Finance
2 16 (7.55%) Banking
3 13 (6.13%) Publishing
4 4 (1.89%) Games
5 3 (1.42%) Retail
6 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.94%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.94%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.47%) Marketing
7 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 195 (91.98%) Developer
2 144 (67.92%) iOS Developer
3 34 (16.04%) Mobile Developer
4 16 (7.55%) Senior Developer
5 11 (5.19%) Android Developer
6 9 (4.25%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 8 (3.77%) Senior iOS Developer
7 8 (3.77%) Lead Developer
8 7 (3.30%) Applications Developer
9 5 (2.36%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (1.89%) Mac Developer
10 4 (1.89%) Mac Engineer
11 3 (1.42%) iPhone Developer
11 3 (1.42%) Junior Developer
11 3 (1.42%) Quality Engineer
11 3 (1.42%) Web Developer
11 3 (1.42%) Tester
11 3 (1.42%) Junior
12 2 (0.94%) .NET Developer
12 2 (0.94%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (29.72%) Cocoa
2 59 (27.83%) JSON
3 50 (23.58%) HTML
3 50 (23.58%) iOS SDK
4 44 (20.75%) RESTful
5 42 (19.81%) Cocoa Touch
6 40 (18.87%) Web Services
7 38 (17.92%) XML
8 36 (16.98%) CSS
8 36 (16.98%) HTML5
8 36 (16.98%) REST
9 24 (11.32%) CSS3
9 24 (11.32%) UIKit
10 20 (9.43%) Core Animation
11 17 (8.02%) jQuery
12 15 (7.08%) PhoneGap
13 13 (6.13%) Android SDK
14 12 (5.66%) SOAP
15 11 (5.19%) Ajax
16 10 (4.72%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 81 (38.21%) iPhone
2 77 (36.32%) iPad
3 41 (19.34%) Mobile App
4 38 (17.92%) User Experience
5 20 (9.43%) Animation
6 11 (5.19%) Smartphone
7 9 (4.25%) Computer Science
8 8 (3.77%) Blackberry
8 8 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.36%) Video on Demand
10 4 (1.89%) Streaming Video
10 4 (1.89%) W3C
11 3 (1.42%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.42%) Social Media
11 3 (1.42%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.94%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
13 1 (0.47%) Mobile Banking
13 1 (0.47%) Mobile Payment
13 1 (0.47%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 190 (89.62%) Apple iOS
2 66 (31.13%) Android
3 9 (4.25%) Windows
3 9 (4.25%) Mac OS X
4 4 (1.89%) UNIX
5 3 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.94%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (80.66%) iOS Development
2 105 (49.53%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (23.58%) OO
3 50 (23.58%) Mobile Development
4 48 (22.64%) TDD
5 42 (19.81%) Android Development
6 39 (18.40%) Unit Testing
7 38 (17.92%) BDD
8 37 (17.45%) Scrum
9 30 (14.15%) OOP
10 27 (12.74%) OOD
11 21 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (8.02%) Software Engineering
13 15 (7.08%) E-Commerce
14 14 (6.60%) Memory Management
15 13 (6.13%) Content Management
16 12 (5.66%) Pair Programming
16 12 (5.66%) Mobile Application Development
17 9 (4.25%) Open Source
18 6 (2.83%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 161 (75.94%) Objective-C
2 42 (19.81%) JavaScript
3 35 (16.51%) Apple Swift
4 32 (15.09%) Java
5 10 (4.72%) C#
6 8 (3.77%) C++
6 8 (3.77%) SQL
6 8 (3.77%) Ruby
7 7 (3.30%) PHP
8 5 (2.36%) ActionScript
9 4 (1.89%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.89%) C
10 3 (1.42%) Python
11 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.47%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.47%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (6.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 52 (24.53%) Apple
2 8 (3.77%) Google
2 8 (3.77%) Sencha
3 6 (2.83%) IBM
4 5 (2.36%) Appcelerator
4 5 (2.36%) Xamarin
4 5 (2.36%) Adobe
5 2 (0.94%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle
6 1 (0.47%) SAP
6 1 (0.47%) Twitter
6 1 (0.47%) Kony
6 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.47%) Perforce
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