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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Xcode
Rank 555 576 522
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -54
Contract jobs citing Xcode 59 73 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.72% 0.89% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 51 86
Median daily rate £400 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £298 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% -51.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+105.71% -51.38%

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
8243 8242 7368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.63% 14.99% 13.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5528 5563 5064
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 179 120
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.35 £24.23 £23.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.78 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +6 57 £400 - 32
London -4 38 £400 -13.51% 15
South East +22 6 £115 - 3
City of London -15 6 £381 -3.17% 7
East of England - 4 £350 -
Essex - 3 £313 -
West Sussex - 3 £115 -
Arundel - 3 £115 -
Edinburgh +21 2 £475 +40.74% 1
Scotland +4 2 £475 +35.71% 1
East Midlands +3 2 £288 - 2
Manchester -2 2 £425 +30.76% 2
North West -5 2 £425 +30.76% 6
West Midlands -18 2 £400 +23.07% 5
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 1
Oxford - 2 - -
Yorkshire +21 1 £375 -5.06% 1
West Yorkshire +19 1 £375 -5.06% 1
Leeds +17 1 £375 -5.06% 1
Nottingham +3 1 £288 - 2
South West +3 1 £351 +18.98%
Nottinghamshire 0 1 £288 - 2
Berkshire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £375 -
Stafford - 1 - -
Luton - 1 £413 -
Reading - 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 - -

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 150 (92.59%) Apple iOS
2 140 (86.42%) iOS Development
3 121 (74.69%) Objective-C
4 99 (61.11%) Apple Swift
5 82 (50.62%) Agile Software Development
6 71 (43.83%) TDD
7 61 (37.65%) Cocoa
7 61 (37.65%) BDD
8 53 (32.72%) Mobile Development
9 51 (31.48%) iPhone
10 50 (30.86%) Android
11 46 (28.40%) Scrum
12 42 (25.93%) Git (software)
13 41 (25.31%) RESTful
14 38 (23.46%) Unit Testing
14 38 (23.46%) JSON
14 38 (23.46%) Apple
15 37 (22.84%) iOS SDK
16 35 (21.60%) User Experience
17 34 (20.99%) iPad
18 31 (19.14%) JavaScript
18 31 (19.14%) OO
19 30 (18.52%) REST
20 29 (17.90%) Java
21 28 (17.28%) Mobile App
21 28 (17.28%) Jenkins
22 26 (16.05%) Continuous Integration
22 26 (16.05%) XML
23 25 (15.43%) Android Development
24 23 (14.20%) C++

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 5 (3.09%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.47%) CMS
3 2 (1.23%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.23%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.62%) Confluence
4 1 (0.62%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (2.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.56%) GitHub
2 5 (3.09%) iTunes
3 3 (1.85%) Google Play
3 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.23%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.23%) Office 365
4 2 (1.23%) TestFlight
4 2 (1.23%) Yammer
5 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.94%) HTTP
1 8 (4.94%) Network Security
2 4 (2.47%) Internet
3 1 (0.62%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.70%) MySQL
1 6 (3.70%) SQLite
2 4 (2.47%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.23%) DB2
3 2 (1.23%) Mixpanel
3 2 (1.23%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.23%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.62%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.62%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 42 (25.93%) Git (software)
2 28 (17.28%) Jenkins
3 17 (10.49%) Android Studio
4 16 (9.88%) CocoaPods
5 12 (7.41%) Cucumber
6 11 (6.79%) Appium
6 11 (6.79%) Gradle
7 8 (4.94%) Selenium
8 7 (4.32%) JUnit
8 7 (4.32%) WebDriver
9 6 (3.70%) Calabash
9 6 (3.70%) Eclipse
9 6 (3.70%) SpecFlow
10 5 (3.09%) Protractor
10 5 (3.09%) Robotium
11 4 (2.47%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (2.47%) Subversion
11 4 (2.47%) Travis CI
12 3 (1.85%) Bitbucket
12 3 (1.85%) git-flow
General
1 10 (6.17%) Publishing
2 9 (5.56%) Retail
3 7 (4.32%) Banking
4 6 (3.70%) Games
5 5 (3.09%) Finance
6 4 (2.47%) Advertising
7 3 (1.85%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.23%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 140 (86.42%) Developer
2 123 (75.93%) iOS Developer
3 24 (14.81%) Objective-C Developer
4 20 (12.35%) Senior Developer
5 19 (11.73%) Mobile Developer
5 19 (11.73%) Senior iOS Developer
6 12 (7.41%) Android Developer
7 9 (5.56%) Lead Developer
7 9 (5.56%) Lead iOS Developer
8 7 (4.32%) iOS Android Developer
9 6 (3.70%) Java Developer
9 6 (3.70%) QA Engineer
9 6 (3.70%) Test Engineer
10 5 (3.09%) Java Android Developer
10 5 (3.09%) Java Mobile Developer
11 4 (2.47%) Automation Tester
11 4 (2.47%) C++ Developer
11 4 (2.47%) E-Commerce Developer
11 4 (2.47%) Software Engineer
11 4 (2.47%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (37.65%) Cocoa
2 41 (25.31%) RESTful
3 38 (23.46%) JSON
4 37 (22.84%) iOS SDK
5 30 (18.52%) REST
6 26 (16.05%) XML
7 17 (10.49%) Core Data
8 16 (9.88%) HTML
8 16 (9.88%) Web Services
9 15 (9.26%) Cocoa Touch
10 12 (7.41%) .NET
11 11 (6.79%) Android SDK
11 11 (6.79%) OpenGL
12 10 (6.17%) HTML5
12 10 (6.17%) UIKit
13 8 (4.94%) CSS
13 8 (4.94%) JNI
14 6 (3.70%) Core Animation
15 5 (3.09%) RabbitMQ
16 4 (2.47%) iPhone SDK
Miscellaneous
1 51 (31.48%) iPhone
2 35 (21.60%) User Experience
3 34 (20.99%) iPad
4 28 (17.28%) Mobile App
5 18 (11.11%) Computer Science
6 11 (6.79%) Digital Media
7 10 (6.17%) Augmented Reality
8 9 (5.56%) Apple TV
9 8 (4.94%) Algorithms
9 8 (4.94%) Fintech
10 7 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (4.32%) Animation
11 4 (2.47%) NHS
11 4 (2.47%) Wiki
12 3 (1.85%) Mathematics
12 3 (1.85%) Social Network
13 2 (1.23%) Blackberry
13 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (1.23%) Mobile Banking
13 2 (1.23%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 150 (92.59%) Apple iOS
2 50 (30.86%) Android
3 8 (4.94%) Windows
4 5 (3.09%) Unix
5 4 (2.47%) Linux
5 4 (2.47%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.85%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (86.42%) iOS Development
2 82 (50.62%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (43.83%) TDD
4 61 (37.65%) BDD
5 53 (32.72%) Mobile Development
6 46 (28.40%) Scrum
7 38 (23.46%) Unit Testing
8 31 (19.14%) OO
9 26 (16.05%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (15.43%) Android Development
11 20 (12.35%) E-Commerce
11 20 (12.35%) OOD
12 18 (11.11%) Pair Programming
13 14 (8.64%) Automated Testing
14 13 (8.02%) Software Engineering
15 12 (7.41%) OOP
16 10 (6.17%) CRM
16 10 (6.17%) Cross-Platform Development
17 9 (5.56%) Disruptive Innovation
17 9 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 121 (74.69%) Objective-C
2 99 (61.11%) Apple Swift
3 31 (19.14%) JavaScript
4 29 (17.90%) Java
5 23 (14.20%) C++
6 19 (11.73%) C#
7 13 (8.02%) Python
8 12 (7.41%) C
9 11 (6.79%) Ruby
10 8 (4.94%) PHP
10 8 (4.94%) SQL
11 2 (1.23%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.23%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.62%) ECMAScript
12 1 (0.62%) ES6
12 1 (0.62%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (11.73%) Degree
2 2 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.62%) ISEB
3 1 (0.62%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.47%) yum
Vendors
1 38 (23.46%) Apple
2 5 (3.09%) Google
2 5 (3.09%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.47%) Oracle
4 2 (1.23%) Infor
4 2 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.23%) SAP
5 1 (0.62%) Splunk
5 1 (0.62%) Tealium
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