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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Xcode
Rank 543 515 515
Rank change year-on-year
-28 0
Contract jobs citing Xcode 110 125 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.33% 1.74% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 76 75
Median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
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
8254 7171 6833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.86% 12.85% 12.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5624 4589 4378
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 142 136
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.02 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.80% -2.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.90 £22.18 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.45 £37.02 £38.15
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -2.96%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -36 106 £425 +6.25% 27
London +7 70 £475 +5.55% 16
South East -35 13 £350 -12.50% 4
East of England +13 8 £325 - 1
City of London +23 7 £425 +3.03% 5
Buckinghamshire +1 6 £350 -11.11%
North West -9 6 £375 +13.20% 1
Leeds - 5 £425 - 1
West Yorkshire - 5 £425 - 1
Yorkshire - 5 £425 - 2
Slough +10 3 £350 -
Reading -3 3 £350 +50.53%
Tunbridge Wells -5 3 - - 1
Berkshire -6 3 £350 -12.50%
West Midlands -9 3 £325 -6.47%
Cheshire -10 3 £375 +87.50%
Kent -20 3 - - 1
Wokingham - 3 £350 -
Maidenhead - 3 £350 -
High Wycombe - 3 £350 -
Bracknell - 3 £350 -
East Midlands +13 2 £318 -
Hertfordshire +7 2 £425 -
Birmingham 0 2 £375 +7.14%
Milton Keynes -2 2 £318 -
Edinburgh -11 2 - -
Manchester -11 2 £400 +14.28% 1
Warrington -13 2 £375 +87.50%
Scotland -21 2 - - 2
Luton - 2 £318 -

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 146 (86.39%) Apple iOS
2 134 (79.29%) iOS Development
3 129 (76.33%) Objective-C
4 95 (56.21%) Agile Software Development
5 75 (44.38%) Cocoa
6 64 (37.87%) TDD
6 64 (37.87%) Apple Swift
7 61 (36.09%) Scrum
8 55 (32.54%) iPhone
9 52 (30.77%) iPad
10 50 (29.59%) RESTful
11 49 (28.99%) Mobile Development
12 48 (28.40%) User Experience
12 48 (28.40%) BDD
13 41 (24.26%) OO
14 39 (23.08%) iOS SDK
14 39 (23.08%) Android
14 39 (23.08%) Unit Testing
15 37 (21.89%) JSON
16 36 (21.30%) Java
17 35 (20.71%) Mobile App
18 31 (18.34%) XML
19 29 (17.16%) Web Services
19 29 (17.16%) Git (software)
20 28 (16.57%) JavaScript
21 26 (15.38%) OOD
22 25 (14.79%) Apple
23 24 (14.20%) Degree
23 24 (14.20%) Android Development
24 22 (13.02%) Computer Science

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 11 (6.51%) CMS
2 5 (2.96%) IIS
3 3 (1.78%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.59%) Apache
4 1 (0.59%) Node.js
4 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (4.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.37%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.37%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.96%) GitHub
2 2 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.59%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.55%) HTTP
2 2 (1.18%) Firewall
2 2 (1.18%) Network Security
3 1 (0.59%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.14%) SQL Server
1 7 (4.14%) SQLite
2 5 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.37%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.18%) Big Data
5 2 (1.18%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.59%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.59%) MySQL
6 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 29 (17.16%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.33%) Jenkins
3 8 (4.73%) Subversion
4 6 (3.55%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 6 (3.55%) Appium
4 6 (3.55%) Cucumber
5 5 (2.96%) Maven
5 5 (2.96%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.37%) Android Studio
6 4 (2.37%) ClearCase
6 4 (2.37%) JIRA
6 4 (2.37%) Selenium
6 4 (2.37%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.78%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.78%) Gradle
7 3 (1.78%) Robotium
8 2 (1.18%) Calabash
8 2 (1.18%) git-flow
8 2 (1.18%) Grunt
8 2 (1.18%) JUnit
General
1 11 (6.51%) Games
2 10 (5.92%) Publishing
3 7 (4.14%) Finance
4 4 (2.37%) Banking
5 2 (1.18%) Back Office
5 2 (1.18%) Retail
6 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 154 (91.12%) Developer
2 124 (73.37%) iOS Developer
3 25 (14.79%) Senior Developer
4 23 (13.61%) Senior iOS Developer
5 22 (13.02%) Applications Developer
6 21 (12.43%) Objective-C Developer
7 18 (10.65%) Mobile Developer
8 11 (6.51%) Android Developer
8 11 (6.51%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 8 (4.73%) iOS Android Developer
10 6 (3.55%) C++ Developer
11 5 (2.96%) Designer
11 5 (2.96%) Java Developer
12 4 (2.37%) Agile Developer
12 4 (2.37%) E-Commerce Developer
12 4 (2.37%) Games Developer
12 4 (2.37%) Lead Developer
12 4 (2.37%) UI Designer
13 3 (1.78%) Test Engineer
13 3 (1.78%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (44.38%) Cocoa
2 50 (29.59%) RESTful
3 39 (23.08%) iOS SDK
4 37 (21.89%) JSON
5 31 (18.34%) XML
6 29 (17.16%) Web Services
7 21 (12.43%) HTML
8 18 (10.65%) Cocoa Touch
9 17 (10.06%) HTML5
10 15 (8.88%) .NET
11 14 (8.28%) Android SDK
12 13 (7.69%) SOAP
13 12 (7.10%) jQuery
13 12 (7.10%) REST
14 10 (5.92%) AngularJS
14 10 (5.92%) CSS
15 7 (4.14%) PhoneGap
16 6 (3.55%) Apache Cordova
16 6 (3.55%) POCO
16 6 (3.55%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 55 (32.54%) iPhone
2 52 (30.77%) iPad
3 48 (28.40%) User Experience
4 35 (20.71%) Mobile App
5 22 (13.02%) Computer Science
6 7 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.96%) Smartphone
8 4 (2.37%) Video on Demand
9 3 (1.78%) Fintech
9 3 (1.78%) NHS
10 2 (1.18%) Animation
10 2 (1.18%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.18%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.18%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.59%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.59%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.59%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.59%) PDA
11 1 (0.59%) Social Media
11 1 (0.59%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 146 (86.39%) Apple iOS
2 39 (23.08%) Android
3 16 (9.47%) Windows
4 6 (3.55%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.96%) Linux
6 4 (2.37%) Unix
6 4 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.78%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.18%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (79.29%) iOS Development
2 95 (56.21%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (37.87%) TDD
4 61 (36.09%) Scrum
5 49 (28.99%) Mobile Development
6 48 (28.40%) BDD
7 41 (24.26%) OO
8 39 (23.08%) Unit Testing
9 26 (15.38%) OOD
10 24 (14.20%) Android Development
11 13 (7.69%) Multithreading
12 11 (6.51%) MVC
12 11 (6.51%) Software Engineering
13 9 (5.33%) Content Management
13 9 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (4.14%) E-Commerce
14 7 (4.14%) Pair Programming
15 6 (3.55%) OOP
15 6 (3.55%) User Stories
16 5 (2.96%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 129 (76.33%) Objective-C
2 64 (37.87%) Apple Swift
3 36 (21.30%) Java
4 28 (16.57%) JavaScript
5 11 (6.51%) C++
6 10 (5.92%) C#
7 8 (4.73%) C
8 4 (2.37%) PHP
8 4 (2.37%) Ruby
8 4 (2.37%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.78%) Groovy
9 3 (1.78%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.18%) SQL
11 1 (0.59%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.59%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (0.59%) Python
11 1 (0.59%) VC++
Qualifications
1 24 (14.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.37%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (1.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.18%) yum
Vendors
1 25 (14.79%) Apple
2 9 (5.33%) Xamarin
3 6 (3.55%) Appcelerator
3 6 (3.55%) Google
4 5 (2.96%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.78%) DevExpress
5 3 (1.78%) EPiServer
5 3 (1.78%) OpenText
5 3 (1.78%) Telerik
6 2 (1.18%) Endeca
6 2 (1.18%) hybris
6 2 (1.18%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.59%) Adobe
7 1 (0.59%) Intershop
7 1 (0.59%) Kony
7 1 (0.59%) PayPal
7 1 (0.59%) PubNub
7 1 (0.59%) Sencha
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