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 3 months to 30 April 2017 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
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 148 181
Rank change year-on-year -5 +33  
Contract jobs citing Xcode 12 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.37% 0.20% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.94% 1.24% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 11
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £411 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £381
% change year-on-year +14.28% -8.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 - -

Xcode is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 620 563 700
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 19.37% 16.12% 12.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 469 532
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £334 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.49% +14.29%  

Xcode
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Xcode as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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

Xcode
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Xcode in the City of London over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Xcode in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Xcode.

1 17 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 13 (76.47%) Apple Swift
3 12 (70.59%) Mobile App
4 11 (64.71%) QA
5 8 (47.06%) Apple
5 8 (47.06%) HockeyApp
6 7 (41.18%) Android
7 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
8 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
8 5 (29.41%) Java
8 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (29.41%) TDD
8 5 (29.41%) Objective-C
8 5 (29.41%) Appium
8 5 (29.41%) Calabash
9 4 (23.53%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
9 4 (23.53%) JIRA
9 4 (23.53%) Confluence
9 4 (23.53%) REST
10 3 (17.65%) BDD
10 3 (17.65%) JSON
10 3 (17.65%) Selenium
10 3 (17.65%) Release Management
10 3 (17.65%) RESTful
10 3 (17.65%) WebDriver
10 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
10 3 (17.65%) Manual Testing
10 3 (17.65%) .NET
10 3 (17.65%) C#

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 4 (23.53%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
2 5 (29.41%) Appium
2 5 (29.41%) Calabash
3 4 (23.53%) JIRA
4 3 (17.65%) Selenium
4 3 (17.65%) WebDriver
5 2 (11.76%) Android Studio
5 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
5 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
5 2 (11.76%) Fiddler
6 1 (5.88%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) QA Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) iOS Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Mobile Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior iOS Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) REST
2 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) CSS
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) JSON
2 3 (17.65%) RESTful
2 3 (17.65%) XML
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.76%) HTML5
3 2 (11.76%) iOS SDK
3 2 (11.76%) jQuery
3 2 (11.76%) XHTML
4 1 (5.88%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.88%) Core Data
4 1 (5.88%) PhoneGap
4 1 (5.88%) SOAP
4 1 (5.88%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) Mobile App
2 4 (23.53%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) iPhone
4 1 (5.88%) NHS
4 1 (5.88%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (41.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (29.41%) TDD
1 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
2 3 (17.65%) Automation Testing
2 3 (17.65%) BDD
2 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
2 3 (17.65%) iOS Development
2 3 (17.65%) Manual Testing
2 3 (17.65%) MVC
2 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
2 3 (17.65%) Release Management
2 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Use Case
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Kanban
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile Development
4 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) Apple Swift
2 5 (29.41%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) Objective-C
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 3 (17.65%) C#
5 2 (11.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (64.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Apple
2 1 (5.88%) Appcelerator
2 1 (5.88%) Kony
2 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.88%) Sencha
2 1 (5.88%) Xamarin