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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Xcode
Rank 456 510 421
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -89
Contract jobs citing Xcode 137 89 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.16% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.89% 1.29% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 63 106
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£400 £419 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% +7.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £264 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £270 £325
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
7264 6877 5491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.00% 12.20% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4638 4378 3472
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 122 150
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £31.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £71.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.27 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.64% +5.33%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +37 129 £400 -4.47% 58
London +4 72 £413 -2.94% 31
South East +7 34 £400 +48.14% 10
City of London +25 21 £375 -11.76% 8
Buckinghamshire +16 15 £400 +18.51% 3
Berkshire +16 10 £400 +55.33% 1
North West - 10 £338 - 2
Milton Keynes +1 8 - - 3
Scotland +5 5 £413 -
East of England +21 4 £277 -7.66% 3
South West +5 4 £370 - 4
Edinburgh -2 4 £413 -
Manchester - 4 £350 - 2
Kent - 4 - - 1
Bristol 0 3 £375 - 2
West Midlands -14 3 £348 +32.38% 2
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Surrey - 3 - - 2
Tunbridge Wells - 3 - -
Watford - 3 - -
Birmingham -9 2 £350 +33.33% 1
Leatherhead - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 £200 -
East Midlands +5 1 - -
Hampshire -9 1 - -
West Yorkshire -10 1 - - 3
Yorkshire -19 1 - - 3
Staffordshire - 1 £345 - 1
Wales - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £277 - 2

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 235 (90.73%) Apple iOS
2 187 (72.20%) iOS Development
3 149 (57.53%) Objective-C
4 110 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
5 99 (38.22%) iPhone
6 97 (37.45%) Android
7 96 (37.07%) iPad
8 69 (26.64%) iOS SDK
9 61 (23.55%) HTML
10 60 (23.17%) JavaScript
10 60 (23.17%) Apple
11 55 (21.24%) Mobile Development
12 53 (20.46%) OO
12 53 (20.46%) JSON
13 52 (20.08%) HTML5
14 51 (19.69%) Cocoa
14 51 (19.69%) Mobile App
15 45 (17.37%) Scrum
16 44 (16.99%) CSS
17 41 (15.83%) Java
18 40 (15.44%) User Experience
19 39 (15.06%) RESTful
20 38 (14.67%) TDD
20 38 (14.67%) Android Development
21 37 (14.29%) XML
22 35 (13.51%) Finance
23 34 (13.13%) Cocoa Touch
24 33 (12.74%) CSS3
25 30 (11.58%) Git (software)
25 30 (11.58%) Web Services

Xcode
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (2.70%) CMS
2 2 (0.77%) JBoss
2 2 (0.77%) Tomcat
2 2 (0.77%) Confluence
2 2 (0.77%) Node.js
3 1 (0.39%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (0.39%) IIS
3 1 (0.39%) Apache
3 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.39%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.39%) Drupal
3 1 (0.39%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (1.93%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.39%) Maya
2 1 (0.39%) 3ds Max
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.86%) GitHub
2 6 (2.32%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.39%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.39%) PaaS
4 1 (0.39%) Heroku
4 1 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.02%) HTTP
2 4 (1.54%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.16%) Internet
3 3 (1.16%) iBeacon
4 2 (0.77%) Firewall
4 2 (0.77%) UPnP
4 2 (0.77%) VPN
5 1 (0.39%) Skype
5 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.63%) MySQL
2 9 (3.47%) SQLite
3 7 (2.70%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.16%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.77%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.77%) Big Data
5 2 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 30 (11.58%) Git (software)
2 24 (9.27%) Calabash
3 22 (8.49%) Cucumber
4 17 (6.56%) Eclipse
5 16 (6.18%) Jenkins
6 15 (5.79%) Android Studio
6 15 (5.79%) Appium
7 14 (5.41%) JIRA
8 11 (4.25%) Subversion
9 9 (3.47%) Selenium
9 9 (3.47%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 8 (3.09%) IntelliJ
11 7 (2.70%) Hudson
12 6 (2.32%) Maven
12 6 (2.32%) Visual Studio
13 5 (1.93%) Ant
13 5 (1.93%) Gradle
13 5 (1.93%) Grunt
14 4 (1.54%) Karma Test Runner
14 4 (1.54%) Bower
General
1 35 (13.51%) Finance
2 26 (10.04%) Banking
3 10 (3.86%) Retail
4 9 (3.47%) Publishing
5 7 (2.70%) Games
6 6 (2.32%) Spanish Language
7 5 (1.93%) Marketing
8 4 (1.54%) Italian Language
8 4 (1.54%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.77%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.77%) Advertising
10 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.39%) Legal
10 1 (0.39%) Billing
10 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.39%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 215 (83.01%) Developer
2 162 (62.55%) iOS Developer
3 31 (11.97%) Mobile Developer
4 16 (6.18%) Android Developer
5 15 (5.79%) Tester
6 13 (5.02%) Lead Developer
6 13 (5.02%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 11 (4.25%) Mobile Tester
8 8 (3.09%) Automation Tester
8 8 (3.09%) Senior Developer
9 7 (2.70%) Analyst
9 7 (2.70%) Test Analyst
9 7 (2.70%) Mac Developer
10 5 (1.93%) Senior iOS Developer
10 5 (1.93%) C++ Developer
10 5 (1.93%) Quality Engineer
10 5 (1.93%) Applications Developer
11 4 (1.54%) Test Engineer
11 4 (1.54%) Junior
11 4 (1.54%) Mac Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (26.64%) iOS SDK
2 61 (23.55%) HTML
3 53 (20.46%) JSON
4 52 (20.08%) HTML5
5 51 (19.69%) Cocoa
6 44 (16.99%) CSS
7 39 (15.06%) RESTful
8 37 (14.29%) XML
9 34 (13.13%) Cocoa Touch
10 33 (12.74%) CSS3
11 30 (11.58%) Web Services
12 28 (10.81%) Android SDK
13 21 (8.11%) REST
14 17 (6.56%) PhoneGap
15 16 (6.18%) jQuery
16 15 (5.79%) Ajax
16 15 (5.79%) Core Animation
17 13 (5.02%) UIKit
18 12 (4.63%) AngularJS
19 11 (4.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 99 (38.22%) iPhone
2 96 (37.07%) iPad
3 51 (19.69%) Mobile App
4 40 (15.44%) User Experience
5 22 (8.49%) Computer Science
6 17 (6.56%) Animation
7 10 (3.86%) Blackberry
8 9 (3.47%) Open Source
9 7 (2.70%) Social Media
10 6 (2.32%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.93%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (1.93%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.93%) Robotics
12 4 (1.54%) Smartphone
13 3 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (1.16%) Social Network
13 3 (1.16%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.77%) Streaming Video
14 2 (0.77%) Augmented Reality
14 2 (0.77%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 235 (90.73%) Apple iOS
2 97 (37.45%) Android
3 17 (6.56%) Mac OS X
4 13 (5.02%) Windows
5 4 (1.54%) Windows Phone
5 4 (1.54%) UNIX
6 3 (1.16%) Linux
7 2 (0.77%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.77%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.77%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.39%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (72.20%) iOS Development
2 110 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (21.24%) Mobile Development
4 53 (20.46%) OO
5 45 (17.37%) Scrum
6 38 (14.67%) TDD
6 38 (14.67%) Android Development
7 28 (10.81%) Software Engineering
8 25 (9.65%) Unit Testing
9 23 (8.88%) BDD
10 22 (8.49%) MVC
10 22 (8.49%) OOP
11 21 (8.11%) E-Commerce
12 18 (6.95%) Memory Management
13 17 (6.56%) OOD
13 17 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (6.18%) Mobile Application Development
15 13 (5.02%) Multithreading
16 11 (4.25%) Test Automation
17 8 (3.09%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 149 (57.53%) Objective-C
2 60 (23.17%) JavaScript
3 41 (15.83%) Java
4 20 (7.72%) C++
5 14 (5.41%) Ruby
6 13 (5.02%) C#
6 13 (5.02%) SQL
7 6 (2.32%) C
8 4 (1.54%) PHP
9 3 (1.16%) CoffeeScript
10 2 (0.77%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.77%) Python
10 2 (0.77%) Scala
11 1 (0.39%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.39%) XQuery
11 1 (0.39%) XPath
11 1 (0.39%) Lua
11 1 (0.39%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 25 (9.65%) Degree
2 7 (2.70%) ISEB
3 2 (0.77%) Sun Certification
3 2 (0.77%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 60 (23.17%) Apple
2 8 (3.09%) Google
3 7 (2.70%) Appcelerator
4 6 (2.32%) Twitter
4 6 (2.32%) Oracle
5 5 (1.93%) IBM
5 5 (1.93%) Xamarin
5 5 (1.93%) Facebook
5 5 (1.93%) Sencha
6 3 (1.16%) Adobe
7 2 (0.77%) Sun
7 2 (0.77%) Microsoft
7 2 (0.77%) Kony
8 1 (0.39%) SAP
8 1 (0.39%) Symbian
8 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.39%) Perforce
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