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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Xcode
Rank 542 547 493
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -54
Contract jobs citing Xcode 94 117 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.20% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.06% 1.41% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 96 88
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £305 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £538 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £18.00 -

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
8895 8315 7405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.89% 14.40% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5981 5513 4924
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 190 121
Median hourly rate £41.00 £39.37 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.14% +4.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.53 £25.56 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.78
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.89%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -7 88 £425 - 36
London -35 55 £450 - 15
City of London +22 11 £475 +28.81% 5
East of England +21 9 £330 -17.50% 1
Cambridgeshire - 9 £330 - 1
North West +10 8 £425 - 6
Cambridge - 8 £330 - 1
Manchester - 5 £425 - 2
Scotland +6 4 £425 +33.33% 1
West Midlands -17 4 £400 - 6
Yorkshire +17 3 £425 +30.76%
Leeds +12 3 £425 +13.33%
West Yorkshire +12 3 £425 +13.33%
South East +9 3 £325 -7.14% 1
Edinburgh - 3 £475 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £300 - 3
South West +13 2 £380 -0.65% 4
Surrey +10 2 - -
Bristol +3 2 £380 - 4
Wolverhampton - 2 £400 -
Leicestershire - 2 £300 -
Loughborough - 2 £300 -
West Lothian +6 1 £375 +36.36%
Livingston +6 1 £375 +36.36%
Birmingham -6 1 £350 - 2
Tyne and Wear -20 1 £338 -
North East -21 1 £338 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -24 1 £338 -
West Sussex - 1 £325 -
Staffordshire - 1 - - 1

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 181 (93.78%) Apple iOS
2 166 (86.01%) iOS Development
3 156 (80.83%) Objective-C
4 130 (67.36%) Agile Software Development
5 100 (51.81%) Apple Swift
6 93 (48.19%) TDD
7 85 (44.04%) Cocoa
8 82 (42.49%) BDD
9 75 (38.86%) Scrum
10 74 (38.34%) Mobile Development
11 71 (36.79%) iPhone
12 63 (32.64%) iPad
13 59 (30.57%) User Experience
14 57 (29.53%) Unit Testing
15 56 (29.02%) Apple
16 55 (28.50%) RESTful
17 54 (27.98%) OO
18 50 (25.91%) Android
18 50 (25.91%) Git (software)
19 41 (21.24%) JSON
20 40 (20.73%) iOS SDK
21 39 (20.21%) Mobile App
22 37 (19.17%) Degree
23 36 (18.65%) Java
24 34 (17.62%) OOD
24 34 (17.62%) Computer Science
24 34 (17.62%) REST
25 31 (16.06%) Web Services
26 28 (14.51%) XML
27 26 (13.47%) Jenkins

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 4 (2.07%) CMS
2 2 (1.04%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (1.04%) Marvel
3 1 (0.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (5.70%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.55%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.04%) Flinto
3 2 (1.04%) InVision
3 2 (1.04%) MS Office
4 1 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.63%) iTunes
2 3 (1.55%) GitHub
2 3 (1.55%) TestFlight
3 2 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (1.04%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.52%) Google Play
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.66%) HTTP
2 8 (4.15%) Network Security
3 4 (2.07%) Internet
4 2 (1.04%) DHCP
4 2 (1.04%) DNS
4 2 (1.04%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.04%) Skype
4 2 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.52%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.11%) SQLite
2 3 (1.55%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.04%) DB2
3 2 (1.04%) Mixpanel
3 2 (1.04%) MySQL
4 1 (0.52%) Big Data
4 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.52%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 50 (25.91%) Git (software)
2 26 (13.47%) Jenkins
3 16 (8.29%) CocoaPods
4 11 (5.70%) Appium
4 11 (5.70%) Cucumber
4 11 (5.70%) Selenium
4 11 (5.70%) WebDriver
5 10 (5.18%) Android Studio
6 8 (4.15%) Gradle
6 8 (4.15%) Robotium
6 8 (4.15%) Subversion
7 6 (3.11%) SpecFlow
8 5 (2.59%) Bitbucket
8 5 (2.59%) JUnit
8 5 (2.59%) Protractor
9 4 (2.07%) eggPlant
9 4 (2.07%) Fiddler
9 4 (2.07%) git-flow
9 4 (2.07%) SoapUI
9 4 (2.07%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 12 (6.22%) Banking
1 12 (6.22%) Publishing
2 9 (4.66%) Finance
3 4 (2.07%) Games
3 4 (2.07%) Retail
3 4 (2.07%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.04%) Private Banking
5 1 (0.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 168 (87.05%) Developer
2 147 (76.17%) iOS Developer
3 31 (16.06%) Objective-C Developer
4 28 (14.51%) Senior Developer
5 25 (12.95%) Senior iOS Developer
6 21 (10.88%) Mobile Developer
7 11 (5.70%) Android Developer
8 9 (4.66%) QA Engineer
9 7 (3.63%) Lead Developer
9 7 (3.63%) Lead iOS Developer
10 5 (2.59%) Automation Tester
10 5 (2.59%) iOS Android Developer
10 5 (2.59%) QA Test Engineer
10 5 (2.59%) Test Engineer
10 5 (2.59%) Tester
11 4 (2.07%) C++ Developer
11 4 (2.07%) Java Automation Tester
11 4 (2.07%) Java Developer
11 4 (2.07%) Mobile Tester
12 3 (1.55%) E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (44.04%) Cocoa
2 55 (28.50%) RESTful
3 41 (21.24%) JSON
4 40 (20.73%) iOS SDK
5 34 (17.62%) REST
6 31 (16.06%) Web Services
7 28 (14.51%) XML
8 25 (12.95%) Cocoa Touch
9 19 (9.84%) Core Data
10 17 (8.81%) OpenGL
11 15 (7.77%) UIKit
12 13 (6.74%) Android SDK
13 10 (5.18%) CSS
14 9 (4.66%) HTML
15 8 (4.15%) SOAP
16 7 (3.63%) RabbitMQ
17 6 (3.11%) JNI
18 5 (2.59%) CSS3
18 5 (2.59%) HTML5
19 4 (2.07%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 71 (36.79%) iPhone
2 63 (32.64%) iPad
3 59 (30.57%) User Experience
4 39 (20.21%) Mobile App
5 34 (17.62%) Computer Science
6 15 (7.77%) Apple TV
7 11 (5.70%) Digital Media
8 9 (4.66%) Fintech
9 7 (3.63%) Augmented Reality
10 6 (3.11%) Algorithms
10 6 (3.11%) Animation
11 5 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (2.07%) Blackberry
12 4 (2.07%) NHS
12 4 (2.07%) Wiki
13 3 (1.55%) Smartphone
13 3 (1.55%) Video on Demand
14 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (1.04%) Mobile Banking
14 2 (1.04%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 181 (93.78%) Apple iOS
2 50 (25.91%) Android
3 10 (5.18%) Mac OS X
4 8 (4.15%) Windows
5 6 (3.11%) Mac OS
6 5 (2.59%) Unix
7 4 (2.07%) Linux
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (86.01%) iOS Development
2 130 (67.36%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (48.19%) TDD
4 82 (42.49%) BDD
5 75 (38.86%) Scrum
6 74 (38.34%) Mobile Development
7 57 (29.53%) Unit Testing
8 54 (27.98%) OO
9 34 (17.62%) OOD
10 24 (12.44%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (11.92%) Android Development
11 23 (11.92%) E-Commerce
12 19 (9.84%) Pair Programming
13 15 (7.77%) Automated Testing
14 13 (6.74%) OOP
15 12 (6.22%) Test Automation
16 11 (5.70%) Exploratory Testing
17 10 (5.18%) Cross-Platform Development
17 10 (5.18%) Disruptive Innovation
17 10 (5.18%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 156 (80.83%) Objective-C
2 100 (51.81%) Apple Swift
3 36 (18.65%) Java
4 24 (12.44%) JavaScript
5 14 (7.25%) C++
6 12 (6.22%) Python
7 10 (5.18%) C#
7 10 (5.18%) Ruby
8 9 (4.66%) C
9 8 (4.15%) PHP
10 6 (3.11%) SQL
11 2 (1.04%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.52%) Scala
12 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (19.17%) Degree
2 1 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.04%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.07%) yum
2 2 (1.04%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 56 (29.02%) Apple
2 4 (2.07%) Google
3 3 (1.55%) Adobe
3 3 (1.55%) Appcelerator
4 2 (1.04%) Cisco
4 2 (1.04%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.04%) Oracle
5 1 (0.52%) Kony
5 1 (0.52%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.52%) Xamarin
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