The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 28 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 96 86
Rank change year-on-year +15 -10  
Contract jobs citing Xcode 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.082% 0.15% 0.071%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.62% 0.92% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Edinburgh with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 162 217 125
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 13.26% 16.07% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 105 78
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £43.39 £42.50 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.09% +4.29%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £41.50 £37.04
% change year-on-year +4.21% +12.04%  

Xcode
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Xcode
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Xcode in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Xcode.

1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (66.67%) Apple Swift
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) iOS SDK
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Objective-C
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Social Media
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Cocoa
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (33.33%) CocoaPods
3 1 (33.33%) React Native
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
3 1 (33.33%) AirWatch
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Xamarin

Xcode
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) CocoaPods
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Objective-C Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) iOS SDK
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) Cocoa
2 1 (33.33%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Social Media
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Apple Swift
1 2 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Xamarin