Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Xcode skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Xcode over the 6 months to 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Apple Xcode
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 246 218 219
Rank change year-on-year -28 +1 +35
Contract jobs citing Xcode 6 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.084% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.45% 1.37% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 17
City of London median daily rate £446 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.89% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £409 £320 £285
90th Percentile £457 £545 £515
Central London median daily rate £446 £450 £433
% change year-on-year -0.89% +4.05% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Xcode is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,326 1,097 1,031
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.60% 17.78% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,069 896 841
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £355 £305
90th Percentile £638 £625 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
City of London median hourly rate £45.25 £32.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.23% -13.33% +74.42%
10th Percentile £27.63 £31.25 £32.32
90th Percentile £63.48 £33.75 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% -13.33% +74.42%

Xcode
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Xcode as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Xcode in the City of London

Xcode
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Xcode in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Xcode in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Xcode also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Xcode.

1 6 (100.00%) Apple Swift
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) RESTful
3 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 4 (66.67%) BDD
3 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) Ruby
3 4 (66.67%) JSON
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) Appium
3 4 (66.67%) Gherkin
3 4 (66.67%) ATDD
3 4 (66.67%) Functional Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
3 4 (66.67%) Calabash
4 2 (33.33%) iOS Development
4 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (33.33%) Objective-C
5 1 (16.67%) Confluence
5 1 (16.67%) iPad
5 1 (16.67%) iOS SDK
5 1 (16.67%) WebKit
5 1 (16.67%) Cocoa
5 1 (16.67%) JIRA
5 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
5 1 (16.67%) iPhone
5 1 (16.67%) User Experience
5 1 (16.67%) State Machine

Xcode
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Appium
1 4 (66.67%) Calabash
1 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) Bitbucket
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Developer in Test
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) RESTful
2 4 (66.67%) Gherkin
2 4 (66.67%) JSON
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) Cocoa
3 1 (16.67%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (16.67%) iOS SDK
3 1 (16.67%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) iPad
2 1 (16.67%) iPhone
2 1 (16.67%) State Machine
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) ATDD
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) iOS Development
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Dependency Management
4 1 (16.67%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Apple Swift
2 4 (66.67%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Atlassian