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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Xcode
Rank 463 430 479
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +49
Contract jobs citing Xcode 149 157 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.30% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.03% 2.50% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 110 79
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£400 £363 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £239 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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
7337 6269 6306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.74% 11.88% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4848 4049 3517
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 131 216
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.10 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -18 143 £400 +10.34% 48
London +26 123 £406 +3.17% 23
City of London +20 20 £363 -2.68% 6
West Yorkshire +11 9 £350 - 4
Yorkshire +6 9 £350 - 6
North West -8 4 £328 +9.16% 6
Manchester -12 3 £328 +14.41% 6
West Midlands -20 3 £400 +14.28% 2
Scotland -18 2 - - 5
South West -46 2 £338 +35.00% 2
Cheshire +7 1 - -
South East -1 1 £400 +1.58% 3
Birmingham -3 1 - -
Edinburgh -4 1 - -
Warwickshire -11 1 £350 -
Bristol -13 1 £338 -
Glasgow -14 1 - - 4
East of England -26 1 - - 2
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Somerset - - - - 2
South Yorkshire - - - - 2
Suffolk - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - -

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 251 (92.96%) Apple iOS
2 229 (84.81%) iOS Development
3 188 (69.63%) Objective-C
4 107 (39.63%) iPhone
5 94 (34.81%) Android
6 92 (34.07%) Agile Software Development
7 88 (32.59%) JSON
8 86 (31.85%) Cocoa
9 85 (31.48%) iPad
10 79 (29.26%) iOS SDK
11 75 (27.78%) HTML
12 73 (27.04%) XML
13 70 (25.93%) Mobile App
14 60 (22.22%) Web Services
15 57 (21.11%) JavaScript
16 55 (20.37%) OO
17 52 (19.26%) Cocoa Touch
18 49 (18.15%) HTML5
19 47 (17.41%) RESTful
20 45 (16.67%) User Experience
21 43 (15.93%) Android Development
21 43 (15.93%) Git (software)
22 36 (13.33%) CSS
22 36 (13.33%) Apple
23 35 (12.96%) Java
24 30 (11.11%) Scrum
25 28 (10.37%) REST
26 27 (10.00%) OOP
27 26 (9.63%) TDD
27 26 (9.63%) Software Engineering

Xcode
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (2.59%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (1.11%) CMS
4 2 (0.74%) Node.js
5 1 (0.37%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (3.70%) Doxygen
2 2 (0.74%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.41%) HTTP
2 16 (5.93%) HTTPS
3 10 (3.70%) VPN
4 5 (1.85%) SSL
5 2 (0.74%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.81%) SQLite
2 12 (4.44%) MySQL
3 4 (1.48%) NoSQL
3 4 (1.48%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.74%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.74%) MS Access
5 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.37%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 43 (15.93%) Git (software)
2 21 (7.78%) Subversion
3 11 (4.07%) Calabash
4 8 (2.96%) JIRA
5 7 (2.59%) Eclipse
5 7 (2.59%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (2.59%) Cucumber
6 5 (1.85%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.48%) Ranorex
7 4 (1.48%) JUnit
7 4 (1.48%) NUnit
8 3 (1.11%) Robotium
8 3 (1.11%) Selenium
8 3 (1.11%) Hudson
8 3 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.74%) Capybara
9 2 (0.74%) RubyMine
9 2 (0.74%) Introscope
10 1 (0.37%) JMeter
10 1 (0.37%) Toad
General
1 21 (7.78%) Finance
2 18 (6.67%) Retail
3 11 (4.07%) Banking
4 9 (3.33%) Publishing
5 4 (1.48%) Back Office
5 4 (1.48%) Legal
5 4 (1.48%) Marketing
6 3 (1.11%) Advertising
7 2 (0.74%) Games
7 2 (0.74%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.37%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 241 (89.26%) Developer
2 214 (79.26%) iOS Developer
3 15 (5.56%) Mobile Developer
4 13 (4.81%) Senior Developer
4 13 (4.81%) Senior iOS Developer
5 11 (4.07%) Tester
5 11 (4.07%) Android Developer
6 9 (3.33%) Mobile Tester
7 8 (2.96%) iPhone Developer
8 6 (2.22%) Flash Developer
9 5 (1.85%) Junior Developer
9 5 (1.85%) Web Developer
9 5 (1.85%) Lead Developer
9 5 (1.85%) Junior
9 5 (1.85%) Software Engineer
9 5 (1.85%) Junior iOS Developer
10 4 (1.48%) Designer
10 4 (1.48%) Java Developer
10 4 (1.48%) Test Engineer
11 3 (1.11%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (32.59%) JSON
2 86 (31.85%) Cocoa
3 79 (29.26%) iOS SDK
4 75 (27.78%) HTML
5 73 (27.04%) XML
6 60 (22.22%) Web Services
7 52 (19.26%) Cocoa Touch
8 49 (18.15%) HTML5
9 47 (17.41%) RESTful
10 36 (13.33%) CSS
11 28 (10.37%) REST
12 18 (6.67%) UIKit
13 17 (6.30%) CSS3
14 16 (5.93%) Android SDK
15 10 (3.70%) PhoneGap
16 9 (3.33%) .NET
17 8 (2.96%) jQuery
17 8 (2.96%) Apache Cordova
18 6 (2.22%) Xamarin.iOS
18 6 (2.22%) Adobe AIR
Miscellaneous
1 107 (39.63%) iPhone
2 85 (31.48%) iPad
3 70 (25.93%) Mobile App
4 45 (16.67%) User Experience
5 17 (6.30%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.59%) N-Tier
7 6 (2.22%) Digital Media
7 6 (2.22%) Animation
8 5 (1.85%) Streaming Video
8 5 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.85%) Mobile Payment
8 5 (1.85%) Video on Demand
9 4 (1.48%) Augmented Reality
9 4 (1.48%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (1.11%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.11%) Social Media
11 2 (0.74%) Kindle
11 2 (0.74%) Online Games
11 2 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (0.74%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 251 (92.96%) Apple iOS
2 94 (34.81%) Android
3 6 (2.22%) Windows
4 3 (1.11%) UNIX
4 3 (1.11%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.11%) Windows Phone
5 2 (0.74%) Windows Phone 8
5 2 (0.74%) Linux
6 1 (0.37%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (84.81%) iOS Development
2 92 (34.07%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (20.37%) OO
4 43 (15.93%) Android Development
5 30 (11.11%) Scrum
6 27 (10.00%) OOP
7 26 (9.63%) TDD
7 26 (9.63%) Software Engineering
8 20 (7.41%) Memory Management
9 19 (7.04%) E-Commerce
10 16 (5.93%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (5.93%) Unit Testing
10 16 (5.93%) BDD
11 12 (4.44%) MVC
12 10 (3.70%) Test Scripting
12 10 (3.70%) Mobile Application Development
13 9 (3.33%) Systems Analysis
13 9 (3.33%) Multithreading
14 8 (2.96%) OOD
15 7 (2.59%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 188 (69.63%) Objective-C
2 57 (21.11%) JavaScript
3 35 (12.96%) Java
4 17 (6.30%) C++
5 15 (5.56%) C#
6 10 (3.70%) Ruby
7 8 (2.96%) SQL
8 6 (2.22%) PHP
9 5 (1.85%) C
10 4 (1.48%) Python
11 3 (1.11%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.74%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.74%) VBA
13 1 (0.37%) Perl
13 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (0.37%) ISEB
2 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (0.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (13.33%) Apple
2 21 (7.78%) Facebook
3 7 (2.59%) Adobe
3 7 (2.59%) Xamarin
4 6 (2.22%) Microsoft
5 5 (1.85%) Google
6 3 (1.11%) MobileIron
6 3 (1.11%) Twitter
7 2 (0.74%) Splunk
7 2 (0.74%) IBM
7 2 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.74%) Oracle
7 2 (0.74%) Cognos
7 2 (0.74%) Perforce
8 1 (0.37%) Sencha
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