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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Xcode
Rank 460 426 387
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -39
Contract jobs citing Xcode 132 145 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.28% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.83% 2.43% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 97 111
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £323 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £36.00 £15.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.00% -64.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £15.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+140.00% -64.70%

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
7223 5965 5730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.32% 11.65% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4980 3815 3554
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 148 226
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £20.35 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £45.30 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 -40 125 £396 +0.62% 24
London +6 94 £400 - 11
City of London +18 26 £400 -3.03% 6
South East -38 13 £338 -3.57% 7
Buckinghamshire -16 6 £338 -10.00%
East of England -8 5 £350 -
Milton Keynes -12 5 £344 -5.17%
North West -10 4 £350 -10.82% 2
Hampshire -26 4 £275 -24.13% 2
East Midlands +8 3 - -
Nottinghamshire +3 3 - -
Nottingham 0 3 - -
Scotland -11 3 £438 +25.00% 2
Edinburgh -12 3 £438 -
Manchester -12 3 £350 -10.82% 2
South West -25 3 £369 -
Essex - 3 £255 -
West Sussex - 2 £400 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £350 -
Cambridge -1 1 £350 -
West Midlands -6 1 £350 +55.55%
Berkshire -6 1 £325 -7.14% 2
Bedfordshire -11 1 - -
Cambridgeshire -13 1 £350 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £350 -
Slough - 1 £325 - 1
Cardiff - 1 £300 - 2
North East - 1 - - 1
South Wales - 1 £300 - 3
Wales - 1 £300 - 3

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 254 (92.70%) Apple iOS
2 223 (81.39%) iOS Development
3 168 (61.31%) Objective-C
4 113 (41.24%) Agile Software Development
5 106 (38.69%) iPhone
6 99 (36.13%) Android
7 87 (31.75%) JSON
8 84 (30.66%) iPad
9 68 (24.82%) XML
10 67 (24.45%) Cocoa
11 65 (23.72%) iOS SDK
12 64 (23.36%) JavaScript
13 61 (22.26%) HTML
14 60 (21.90%) OO
15 51 (18.61%) Mobile App
16 50 (18.25%) RESTful
17 46 (16.79%) HTML5
18 44 (16.06%) Web Services
19 42 (15.33%) User Experience
20 39 (14.23%) Android Development
21 38 (13.87%) Cocoa Touch
22 36 (13.14%) CSS
23 32 (11.68%) Git (software)
24 31 (11.31%) Java
24 31 (11.31%) Apple
24 31 (11.31%) Scrum
25 24 (8.76%) TDD
26 23 (8.39%) Computer Science
27 22 (8.03%) Software Engineering
27 22 (8.03%) CSS3

Xcode
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (0.73%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.36%) CMS
2 1 (0.36%) Node.js
2 1 (0.36%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (3.28%) Doxygen
2 7 (2.55%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.36%) Maya
3 1 (0.36%) 3ds Max
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.19%) GitHub
2 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.36%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.36%) PaaS
2 1 (0.36%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.93%) HTTP
2 11 (4.01%) VPN
2 11 (4.01%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.09%) Internet
4 2 (0.73%) Firewall
5 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.47%) SQLite
2 11 (4.01%) MySQL
3 4 (1.46%) NoSQL
3 4 (1.46%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.73%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.36%) QlikView
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 32 (11.68%) Git (software)
2 20 (7.30%) Calabash
3 14 (5.11%) Subversion
4 12 (4.38%) Cucumber
4 12 (4.38%) Appium
5 11 (4.01%) JIRA
6 8 (2.92%) Eclipse
6 8 (2.92%) Jenkins
7 7 (2.55%) Selenium
8 5 (1.82%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 4 (1.46%) Android Studio
9 4 (1.46%) IntelliJ
10 3 (1.09%) JUnit
10 3 (1.09%) Bower
10 3 (1.09%) Robotium
10 3 (1.09%) Grunt
10 3 (1.09%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (0.73%) Ranorex
11 2 (0.73%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.73%) NUnit
General
1 20 (7.30%) Finance
2 14 (5.11%) Retail
3 8 (2.92%) Publishing
3 8 (2.92%) Banking
4 7 (2.55%) Games
4 7 (2.55%) Marketing
5 5 (1.82%) Spanish Language
6 4 (1.46%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.09%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.36%) Billing
8 1 (0.36%) Legal
8 1 (0.36%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 237 (86.50%) Developer
2 204 (74.45%) iOS Developer
3 25 (9.12%) Mobile Developer
4 12 (4.38%) Senior Developer
5 11 (4.01%) Tester
6 10 (3.65%) Android Developer
6 10 (3.65%) Senior iOS Developer
7 9 (3.28%) Mobile Tester
8 8 (2.92%) iPhone Developer
9 7 (2.55%) Test Engineer
10 6 (2.19%) Junior
10 6 (2.19%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 5 (1.82%) Junior iOS Developer
11 5 (1.82%) Designer
11 5 (1.82%) Lead Developer
11 5 (1.82%) Junior Developer
12 4 (1.46%) C++ Developer
12 4 (1.46%) Software Engineer
12 4 (1.46%) Analyst
12 4 (1.46%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (31.75%) JSON
2 68 (24.82%) XML
3 67 (24.45%) Cocoa
4 65 (23.72%) iOS SDK
5 61 (22.26%) HTML
6 50 (18.25%) RESTful
7 46 (16.79%) HTML5
8 44 (16.06%) Web Services
9 38 (13.87%) Cocoa Touch
10 36 (13.14%) CSS
11 22 (8.03%) CSS3
12 20 (7.30%) REST
13 18 (6.57%) UIKit
14 15 (5.47%) Android SDK
15 9 (3.28%) PhoneGap
15 9 (3.28%) Ajax
16 8 (2.92%) .NET
16 8 (2.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 7 (2.55%) Apache Cordova
17 7 (2.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 106 (38.69%) iPhone
2 84 (30.66%) iPad
3 51 (18.61%) Mobile App
4 42 (15.33%) User Experience
5 23 (8.39%) Computer Science
6 14 (5.11%) Social Media
7 8 (2.92%) N-Tier
8 7 (2.55%) Data Structures
9 6 (2.19%) Animation
10 5 (1.82%) Mobile Payment
10 5 (1.82%) Video on Demand
10 5 (1.82%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (1.46%) Streaming Video
12 3 (1.09%) Photography
12 3 (1.09%) Client/Server
12 3 (1.09%) Smartphone
12 3 (1.09%) Social Network
12 3 (1.09%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 254 (92.70%) Apple iOS
2 99 (36.13%) Android
3 10 (3.65%) Windows
4 7 (2.55%) Windows Phone
5 6 (2.19%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.09%) UNIX
7 2 (0.73%) Linux
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.36%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (81.39%) iOS Development
2 113 (41.24%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (21.90%) OO
4 39 (14.23%) Android Development
5 31 (11.31%) Scrum
6 24 (8.76%) TDD
7 22 (8.03%) Software Engineering
8 20 (7.30%) Multithreading
9 18 (6.57%) BDD
9 18 (6.57%) E-Commerce
10 17 (6.20%) Memory Management
11 16 (5.84%) OOP
12 15 (5.47%) MVC
12 15 (5.47%) Systems Analysis
13 13 (4.74%) OOD
13 13 (4.74%) Mobile Application Development
14 12 (4.38%) Unit Testing
14 12 (4.38%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (4.38%) Web Design
15 11 (4.01%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 168 (61.31%) Objective-C
2 64 (23.36%) JavaScript
3 31 (11.31%) Java
4 18 (6.57%) C++
5 13 (4.74%) C#
6 11 (4.01%) Ruby
7 6 (2.19%) PHP
8 5 (1.82%) SQL
8 5 (1.82%) C
9 3 (1.09%) Python
10 2 (0.73%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.73%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.36%) Perl
11 1 (0.36%) Lua
11 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.36%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 15 (5.47%) Degree
2 3 (1.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (11.31%) Apple
2 11 (4.01%) Facebook
3 8 (2.92%) Xamarin
4 6 (2.19%) Oracle
5 5 (1.82%) Microsoft
5 5 (1.82%) Google
5 5 (1.82%) Twitter
6 4 (1.46%) Adobe
7 3 (1.09%) Kony
7 3 (1.09%) Appcelerator
8 2 (0.73%) Sencha
9 1 (0.36%) Splunk
9 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.36%) Perforce
9 1 (0.36%) Symbian
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