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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Xcode
Rank 488 415 430
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +15
Contract jobs citing Xcode 131 172 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.33% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.76% 2.76% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 123 92
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£400 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £329
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 -

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
7453 6239 6221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.80% 11.87% 11.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4986 4066 3511
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 141 244
Average hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.70 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £47.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +3.67%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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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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 -68 124 £400 +6.66% 51
London -34 100 £425 +6.25% 26
City of London +9 16 £377 -3.83% 8
North West -12 8 £350 +16.66% 6
Yorkshire -3 6 £300 -14.28% 5
West Yorkshire -5 6 £300 -14.28% 3
Manchester -6 6 £350 +12.44% 6
West Midlands -12 3 £400 - 1
Scotland -13 2 - - 5
Bristol -25 2 £363 - 1
South East -29 2 £344 -1.78% 4
South West -34 2 £363 - 3
Edinburgh -2 1 - -
Cambridgeshire -7 1 £350 +133.33%
Glasgow -10 1 - - 5
Cambridge -12 1 £350 +133.33%
East of England -28 1 £350 +133.33% 5
North East - 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £288 -
Staffordshire - 1 £450 - 1
Birmingham - 1 - -
Brighton - - - - 1
Altrincham - - - -
Bath - - - - 2
Castleford - - - - 2
Cheadle - - - -
Cirencester - - - -
Grimsby - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Havant - - - -

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 245 (92.80%) Apple iOS
2 227 (85.98%) iOS Development
3 193 (73.11%) Objective-C
4 102 (38.64%) iPhone
5 98 (37.12%) JSON
6 96 (36.36%) Android
7 93 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
8 83 (31.44%) XML
9 79 (29.92%) Cocoa
10 77 (29.17%) iPad
11 76 (28.79%) iOS SDK
12 74 (28.03%) HTML
13 71 (26.89%) Mobile App
14 62 (23.48%) JavaScript
15 61 (23.11%) Web Services
16 53 (20.08%) OO
17 51 (19.32%) RESTful
18 50 (18.94%) Cocoa Touch
19 48 (18.18%) HTML5
20 47 (17.80%) User Experience
20 47 (17.80%) Android Development
21 46 (17.42%) Git (software)
22 32 (12.12%) CSS
23 30 (11.36%) Java
24 29 (10.98%) Apple
25 28 (10.61%) Scrum
26 25 (9.47%) TDD
26 25 (9.47%) Software Engineering
26 25 (9.47%) REST
27 23 (8.71%) HTTP

Xcode
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 4 (1.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.76%) CMS
2 2 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (0.76%) Node.js
2 2 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.38%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (4.92%) Doxygen
2 3 (1.14%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.76%) GitHub
2 1 (0.38%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.38%) PaaS
2 1 (0.38%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.71%) HTTP
2 18 (6.82%) HTTPS
3 13 (4.92%) VPN
4 4 (1.52%) SSL
5 2 (0.76%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.82%) SQLite
2 10 (3.79%) MySQL
3 4 (1.52%) NoSQL
3 4 (1.52%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.76%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.76%) MS Access
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.38%) QlikView
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 46 (17.42%) Git (software)
2 21 (7.95%) Subversion
3 13 (4.92%) Calabash
4 9 (3.41%) Eclipse
4 9 (3.41%) Cucumber
5 8 (3.03%) JIRA
5 8 (3.03%) Appium
6 5 (1.89%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.89%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 5 (1.89%) JUnit
7 4 (1.52%) NUnit
7 4 (1.52%) Ranorex
8 3 (1.14%) RubyMine
8 3 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.14%) Robotium
8 3 (1.14%) Hudson
8 3 (1.14%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (1.14%) Introscope
9 2 (0.76%) Selenium
9 2 (0.76%) Capybara
General
1 19 (7.20%) Finance
2 13 (4.92%) Retail
3 7 (2.65%) Banking
3 7 (2.65%) Publishing
4 6 (2.27%) Marketing
5 3 (1.14%) Back Office
5 3 (1.14%) Games
6 2 (0.76%) Legal
6 2 (0.76%) Advertising
6 2 (0.76%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 241 (91.29%) Developer
2 211 (79.92%) iOS Developer
3 16 (6.06%) Mobile Developer
4 14 (5.30%) Android Developer
5 13 (4.92%) Senior iOS Developer
5 13 (4.92%) Senior Developer
6 7 (2.65%) Tester
6 7 (2.65%) iPhone Developer
7 6 (2.27%) Flash Developer
8 5 (1.89%) Junior Developer
8 5 (1.89%) Designer
8 5 (1.89%) Junior
8 5 (1.89%) Software Engineer
8 5 (1.89%) Lead Developer
8 5 (1.89%) Java Developer
8 5 (1.89%) Junior iOS Developer
8 5 (1.89%) Mobile Tester
9 4 (1.52%) Web Developer
10 3 (1.14%) Analyst
10 3 (1.14%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (37.12%) JSON
2 83 (31.44%) XML
3 79 (29.92%) Cocoa
4 76 (28.79%) iOS SDK
5 74 (28.03%) HTML
6 61 (23.11%) Web Services
7 51 (19.32%) RESTful
8 50 (18.94%) Cocoa Touch
9 48 (18.18%) HTML5
10 32 (12.12%) CSS
11 25 (9.47%) REST
12 18 (6.82%) UIKit
13 16 (6.06%) CSS3
14 12 (4.55%) PhoneGap
14 12 (4.55%) .NET
15 11 (4.17%) Android SDK
16 8 (3.03%) Apache Cordova
16 8 (3.03%) Xamarin.iOS
17 6 (2.27%) HTML5 Canvas
17 6 (2.27%) Adobe AIR
Miscellaneous
1 102 (38.64%) iPhone
2 77 (29.17%) iPad
3 71 (26.89%) Mobile App
4 47 (17.80%) User Experience
5 16 (6.06%) Computer Science
6 10 (3.79%) N-Tier
6 10 (3.79%) Social Media
7 8 (3.03%) Data Structures
8 7 (2.65%) Algorithms
9 6 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.89%) Digital Media
10 5 (1.89%) Streaming Video
10 5 (1.89%) Animation
10 5 (1.89%) Video on Demand
11 4 (1.52%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.52%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (1.52%) Mobile Payment
12 3 (1.14%) Mobile Banking
12 3 (1.14%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 245 (92.80%) Apple iOS
2 96 (36.36%) Android
3 10 (3.79%) Windows
4 8 (3.03%) Windows Phone
5 4 (1.52%) UNIX
6 3 (1.14%) Linux
7 2 (0.76%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.76%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.38%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (85.98%) iOS Development
2 93 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (20.08%) OO
4 47 (17.80%) Android Development
5 28 (10.61%) Scrum
6 25 (9.47%) TDD
6 25 (9.47%) Software Engineering
7 19 (7.20%) OOP
8 17 (6.44%) E-Commerce
8 17 (6.44%) Memory Management
9 16 (6.06%) BDD
10 14 (5.30%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (4.92%) Multithreading
11 13 (4.92%) Test Scripting
11 13 (4.92%) Mobile Application Development
11 13 (4.92%) Web Design
12 11 (4.17%) OOD
12 11 (4.17%) Unit Testing
13 9 (3.41%) Systems Analysis
13 9 (3.41%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 193 (73.11%) Objective-C
2 62 (23.48%) JavaScript
3 30 (11.36%) Java
4 18 (6.82%) C++
5 15 (5.68%) C#
6 11 (4.17%) Ruby
7 6 (2.27%) PHP
7 6 (2.27%) SQL
8 5 (1.89%) Python
9 4 (1.52%) C
10 3 (1.14%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.14%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.76%) VBA
12 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (3.79%) Degree
2 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (10.98%) Apple
2 20 (7.58%) Facebook
3 8 (3.03%) Xamarin
4 7 (2.65%) Microsoft
4 7 (2.65%) Adobe
5 6 (2.27%) Google
6 3 (1.14%) Sencha
6 3 (1.14%) Splunk
6 3 (1.14%) Appcelerator
6 3 (1.14%) Oracle
6 3 (1.14%) Perforce
6 3 (1.14%) Kony
6 3 (1.14%) Twitter
7 2 (0.76%) MobileIron
8 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.38%) Cognos
8 1 (0.38%) IBM
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