The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 24 June 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
England / East of England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 128 137
Rank change year-on-year -1 +9  
Contract jobs citing Xcode 4 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.17% 0.039% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.93% 0.29% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Median daily rate £425 - £358
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 - £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £28.50 -
% change year-on-year +45.61% -  

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 East of England with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 430 348 420
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 18.70% 13.73% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 236 244
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £510 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 12 10
Median hourly rate £43.25 £40.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.79% -2.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £50.78 £51.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.67% +13.85%  

Xcode
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

Xcode
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Xcode in the East of England

Xcode
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xcode in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Xcode in the East of England

Xcode
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Xcode in the East of England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Xcode in the East of England

Xcode
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xcode within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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
Essex - 3 £450 -
Hertfordshire 0 1 £400 - 2
Xcode
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 East of England region with a requirement for Xcode.

1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 13 (100.00%) XML
1 13 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 13 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 12 (92.31%) iOS SDK
2 12 (92.31%) Objective-C
3 11 (84.62%) HTML
3 11 (84.62%) RESTful
3 11 (84.62%) Mobile App
3 11 (84.62%) Core Data
4 10 (76.92%) Apple Swift
4 10 (76.92%) Jenkins
4 10 (76.92%) C++
4 10 (76.92%) TDD
4 10 (76.92%) Pair Programming
4 10 (76.92%) Cocoa
4 10 (76.92%) JSON
4 10 (76.92%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (76.92%) iPhone
5 9 (69.23%) Animation
5 9 (69.23%) MVC
5 9 (69.23%) JUnit
5 9 (69.23%) OOA/OOD
5 9 (69.23%) OOD
5 9 (69.23%) GitHub
5 9 (69.23%) Core Animation
5 9 (69.23%) iPhone SDK
5 9 (69.23%) Push Notifications
6 6 (46.15%) Automotive
6 6 (46.15%) Manufacturing

Xcode
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Cloud Services
1 9 (69.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) VoIP
1 2 (15.38%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Jenkins
2 9 (69.23%) JUnit
3 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 6 (46.15%) Automotive
1 6 (46.15%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
1 13 (100.00%) iOS Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Android Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Applications Developer
2 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
2 2 (15.38%) C# Software Developer
2 2 (15.38%) iOS Android Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Objective-C Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) XML
2 12 (92.31%) iOS SDK
3 11 (84.62%) Core Data
3 11 (84.62%) HTML
3 11 (84.62%) RESTful
4 10 (76.92%) Cocoa
4 10 (76.92%) JSON
5 9 (69.23%) Core Animation
5 9 (69.23%) iPhone SDK
6 2 (15.38%) Android SDK
7 1 (7.69%) Cocoa Touch
7 1 (7.69%) HTML5
7 1 (7.69%) jQuery
7 1 (7.69%) REST
7 1 (7.69%) SOAP
7 1 (7.69%) UIKit
7 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) Mobile App
2 10 (76.92%) iPhone
3 9 (69.23%) Animation
4 1 (7.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (15.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 10 (76.92%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (76.92%) Pair Programming
2 10 (76.92%) TDD
3 9 (69.23%) MVC
3 9 (69.23%) OOA/OOD
3 9 (69.23%) OOD
3 9 (69.23%) Push Notifications
4 4 (30.77%) IT Strategy
5 2 (15.38%) Android Development
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (15.38%) Wireframes
6 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
6 1 (7.69%) OO
6 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (92.31%) Objective-C
3 10 (76.92%) Apple Swift
3 10 (76.92%) C++
4 2 (15.38%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Apple