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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Xcode
Rank 541 559 470
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -89
Contract jobs citing Xcode 102 87 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.15% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.19% 1.15% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 66 82
Median daily rate £425 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £325 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 -
% change year-on-year
+58.33% -

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
8606 7567 6777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.90% 13.29% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5886 4987 4352
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 127 146
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.12 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.85 £51.30 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -2 97 £425 - 43
London -2 54 £475 +5.55% 28
South East -4 12 £375 - 1
North West +1 10 £425 +17.24% 2
City of London +50 9 £390 +7.58% 5
Kent +9 9 - -
Tunbridge Wells +7 9 - -
Yorkshire - 8 £425 - 1
East of England +18 7 £340 -4.89% 4
Leeds - 7 £425 -
West Yorkshire - 7 £425 -
Cambridgeshire +18 6 £340 +43.15% 4
Cambridge +13 5 £330 +38.94% 4
South West +5 5 £388 -3.12% 3
Manchester -8 5 £418 +15.17% 1
Cheshire +5 4 £450 -
Bristol - 4 £388 - 1
Scotland +5 3 £255 -38.18%
Glasgow - 2 £263 -
Knutsford - 2 £475 -
Surrey -3 1 - -
Wiltshire -4 1 - - 2
Edinburgh -5 1 £238 -54.76%
Chester -6 1 £425 -
North East -42 1 £338 - 1
Tyne and Wear -45 1 £338 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -49 1 £338 - 1
South Wales - 1 £200 -
Cardiff - 1 £200 -
Wales - 1 £200 - 1

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 182 (89.66%) Apple iOS
2 164 (80.79%) Objective-C
2 164 (80.79%) iOS Development
3 130 (64.04%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (46.31%) TDD
5 90 (44.33%) Cocoa
6 86 (42.36%) Apple Swift
7 79 (38.92%) Scrum
8 78 (38.42%) BDD
8 78 (38.42%) iPhone
9 69 (33.99%) iPad
10 63 (31.03%) Mobile Development
11 60 (29.56%) User Experience
12 54 (26.60%) RESTful
13 51 (25.12%) Unit Testing
14 50 (24.63%) JSON
15 48 (23.65%) OO
16 44 (21.67%) Android
17 42 (20.69%) iOS SDK
18 41 (20.20%) Git (software)
18 41 (20.20%) Apple
19 39 (19.21%) Degree
20 38 (18.72%) Mobile App
21 36 (17.73%) Web Services
21 36 (17.73%) Java
22 35 (17.24%) XML
23 33 (16.26%) Computer Science
24 31 (15.27%) OOD
24 31 (15.27%) Cocoa Touch
25 26 (12.81%) REST

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 7 (3.45%) CMS
2 2 (0.99%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (0.99%) Marvel
3 1 (0.49%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (5.91%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.97%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.99%) Flinto
3 2 (0.99%) InVision
3 2 (0.99%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.43%) iTunes
2 5 (2.46%) GitHub
3 3 (1.48%) TestFlight
4 2 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.49%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.94%) HTTP
2 6 (2.96%) Network Security
3 2 (0.99%) DHCP
3 2 (0.99%) DNS
3 2 (0.99%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.99%) Skype
3 2 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.49%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.49%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.93%) SQLite
2 3 (1.48%) MongoDB
2 3 (1.48%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.99%) DB2
3 2 (0.99%) MySQL
3 2 (0.99%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.49%) Big Data
4 1 (0.49%) Couchbase
4 1 (0.49%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 41 (20.20%) Git (software)
2 23 (11.33%) Jenkins
3 13 (6.40%) Appium
3 13 (6.40%) Cucumber
4 12 (5.91%) Selenium
4 12 (5.91%) WebDriver
5 9 (4.43%) Robotium
6 6 (2.96%) CocoaPods
6 6 (2.96%) SpecFlow
7 5 (2.46%) Bitbucket
7 5 (2.46%) Protractor
7 5 (2.46%) Subversion
8 4 (1.97%) eggPlant
8 4 (1.97%) Fiddler
8 4 (1.97%) SoapUI
9 3 (1.48%) Android Studio
9 3 (1.48%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 3 (1.48%) Calabash
9 3 (1.48%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.99%) git-flow
General
1 14 (6.90%) Publishing
2 12 (5.91%) Finance
3 9 (4.43%) Banking
4 7 (3.45%) Games
5 5 (2.46%) Retail
6 3 (1.48%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.99%) Back Office
7 2 (0.99%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 175 (86.21%) Developer
2 154 (75.86%) iOS Developer
3 38 (18.72%) Senior Developer
4 35 (17.24%) Senior iOS Developer
5 26 (12.81%) Objective-C Developer
6 11 (5.42%) Mobile Developer
7 10 (4.93%) Applications Developer
7 10 (4.93%) QA Engineer
8 7 (3.45%) Android Developer
8 7 (3.45%) Lead Developer
8 7 (3.45%) Tester
9 6 (2.96%) C++ Developer
9 6 (2.96%) E-Commerce Developer
9 6 (2.96%) Lead iOS Developer
9 6 (2.96%) Mobile Tester
9 6 (2.96%) QA Test Engineer
9 6 (2.96%) Test Engineer
10 5 (2.46%) Automation Tester
10 5 (2.46%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 4 (1.97%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (44.33%) Cocoa
2 54 (26.60%) RESTful
3 50 (24.63%) JSON
4 42 (20.69%) iOS SDK
5 36 (17.73%) Web Services
6 35 (17.24%) XML
7 31 (15.27%) Cocoa Touch
8 26 (12.81%) REST
9 16 (7.88%) UIKit
10 13 (6.40%) HTML
10 13 (6.40%) SOAP
11 11 (5.42%) OpenGL
12 10 (4.93%) Android SDK
12 10 (4.93%) CSS
13 8 (3.94%) HTML5
13 8 (3.94%) RabbitMQ
14 7 (3.45%) Gherkin
15 6 (2.96%) jQuery
16 5 (2.46%) .NET
16 5 (2.46%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 78 (38.42%) iPhone
2 69 (33.99%) iPad
3 60 (29.56%) User Experience
4 38 (18.72%) Mobile App
5 33 (16.26%) Computer Science
6 9 (4.43%) Apple TV
7 8 (3.94%) Digital Media
7 8 (3.94%) Fintech
8 6 (2.96%) Animation
8 6 (2.96%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.97%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.97%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.97%) NHS
9 4 (1.97%) Video on Demand
9 4 (1.97%) Wiki
10 3 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.99%) Mobile Banking
12 1 (0.49%) Augmented Reality
12 1 (0.49%) Mobile Payment
12 1 (0.49%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 182 (89.66%) Apple iOS
2 44 (21.67%) Android
3 12 (5.91%) Windows
4 10 (4.93%) Mac OS X
5 8 (3.94%) Unix
6 6 (2.96%) Linux
6 6 (2.96%) Mac OS
7 4 (1.97%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (80.79%) iOS Development
2 130 (64.04%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (46.31%) TDD
4 79 (38.92%) Scrum
5 78 (38.42%) BDD
6 63 (31.03%) Mobile Development
7 51 (25.12%) Unit Testing
8 48 (23.65%) OO
9 31 (15.27%) OOD
10 18 (8.87%) Android Development
10 18 (8.87%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (7.88%) E-Commerce
12 14 (6.90%) Exploratory Testing
12 14 (6.90%) Pair Programming
13 13 (6.40%) Test Automation
14 11 (5.42%) Multithreading
14 11 (5.42%) Software Engineering
15 10 (4.93%) Automated Testing
15 10 (4.93%) Memory Management
15 10 (4.93%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 164 (80.79%) Objective-C
2 86 (42.36%) Apple Swift
3 36 (17.73%) Java
4 25 (12.32%) JavaScript
5 11 (5.42%) C++
5 11 (5.42%) Ruby
6 9 (4.43%) C#
7 6 (2.96%) PHP
7 6 (2.96%) Python
8 4 (1.97%) C
8 4 (1.97%) SQL
9 3 (1.48%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.99%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.99%) Groovy
11 1 (0.49%) Scala
11 1 (0.49%) VC++
Qualifications
1 39 (19.21%) Degree
2 1 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.91%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (0.99%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.99%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.99%) Casper Suite
2 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.49%) yum
Vendors
1 41 (20.20%) Apple
2 4 (1.97%) Xamarin
3 3 (1.48%) Adobe
3 3 (1.48%) Appcelerator
3 3 (1.48%) Google
3 3 (1.48%) Microsoft
4 2 (0.99%) Cisco
4 2 (0.99%) Endeca
4 2 (0.99%) hybris
4 2 (0.99%) Oracle
4 2 (0.99%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.49%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.49%) Intershop
5 1 (0.49%) Kony
5 1 (0.49%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.49%) Telerik
London
AdRoc Group
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £39,785 to £48,614 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £28,013 to £36,842 per annum
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