Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 22 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 661 702 682
Rank change year-on-year +41 -20 -97
Contract jobs citing Xcode 192 164 187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.08% 1.01% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 129 146
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £350 £315 £287
90th Percentile £538 £538 £544
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.61% +105.71% -61.11%
10th Percentile £61.25 £36.00 £16.25
90th Percentile £63.75 £36.00 £18.95
UK median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +73.61% +105.71% -61.11%

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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 17836 16231 14813
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.80% 16.57% 14.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12505 10994 9955
England median daily rate £455 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% +5.59% +0.63%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £280
90th Percentile £606 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 272 233 283
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £26.17 £23.80
90th Percentile £59.88 £53.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

Xcode
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Xcode as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Xcode in England

Xcode
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Xcode in England

Xcode
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Xcode in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Xcode in England

Xcode
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Xcode in England

Xcode
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +1 135 £463 +2.78% 19
North of England +79 28 £375 -11.76% 11
North West +11 14 £350 -17.65% 10
Yorkshire +34 13 £400 -5.88% 1
South East +9 13 £400 +23.08% 1
Midlands +24 8 £263 -19.23% 8
East Midlands -2 6 £250 -16.67%
South West +5 4 £350 -12.50% 3
East of England -22 4 £425 +25.00%
West Midlands +25 2 £475 +18.75% 8
North East +67 1 - -
Xcode
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 England region with a requirement for Xcode.

1 165 (85.94%) Apple iOS
2 156 (81.25%) Apple Swift
3 149 (77.60%) iOS Development
4 130 (67.71%) Objective-C
5 115 (59.90%) Agile Software Development
6 105 (54.69%) RESTful
7 90 (46.88%) TDD
8 80 (41.67%) Apple
9 77 (40.10%) User Experience
10 75 (39.06%) Scrum
11 74 (38.54%) Cocoa
12 64 (33.33%) BDD
13 58 (30.21%) iPhone
14 54 (28.13%) Mobile Development
14 54 (28.13%) JSON
15 53 (27.60%) Mobile App
15 53 (27.60%) iPad
16 50 (26.04%) OOD
17 49 (25.52%) OO
17 49 (25.52%) Acceptance Criteria
18 47 (24.48%) Publishing
19 43 (22.40%) XML
20 42 (21.88%) Web Services
21 41 (21.35%) Unit Testing
22 36 (18.75%) Degree
23 35 (18.23%) iOS SDK
24 33 (17.19%) Content Management
24 33 (17.19%) CMS
25 32 (16.67%) Android
26 30 (15.63%) GitHub

Xcode
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 33 (17.19%) CMS
2 20 (10.42%) Confluence
3 3 (1.56%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.04%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.52%) Apache
5 1 (0.52%) IIS
5 1 (0.52%) JBoss
5 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (15.63%) GitHub
2 3 (1.56%) SaaS
3 2 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.52%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.21%) LTE
2 8 (4.17%) VoLTE
3 7 (3.65%) GSM
3 7 (3.65%) HSPA
3 7 (3.65%) VoWiFi
3 7 (3.65%) WCDMA
4 5 (2.60%) 3G
4 5 (2.60%) HTTP
5 2 (1.04%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.52%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.56%) Big Data
2 2 (1.04%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.04%) MySQL
2 2 (1.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.04%) SQLite
3 1 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (13.54%) Appium
1 26 (13.54%) Calabash
2 25 (13.02%) Cucumber
3 23 (11.98%) JIRA
4 22 (11.46%) Android Studio
5 19 (9.90%) Bitbucket
6 15 (7.81%) Git (software)
7 14 (7.29%) Jenkins
8 7 (3.65%) Subversion
9 4 (2.08%) IntelliJ
9 4 (2.08%) JUnit
9 4 (2.08%) Maven
10 3 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.56%) CocoaPods
10 3 (1.56%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.56%) Gradle
11 2 (1.04%) Selenium
11 2 (1.04%) TestRail
12 1 (0.52%) Fiddler
12 1 (0.52%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 47 (24.48%) Publishing
2 17 (8.85%) Finance
3 11 (5.73%) Banking
4 7 (3.65%) Retail
5 6 (3.13%) Games
6 5 (2.60%) Marketing
7 3 (1.56%) Advertising
7 3 (1.56%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 164 (85.42%) Developer
2 141 (73.44%) iOS Developer
3 26 (13.54%) Senior Developer
4 21 (10.94%) Developer in Test
4 21 (10.94%) Senior iOS Developer
5 15 (7.81%) Objective-C Developer
6 12 (6.25%) Architect
6 12 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
7 8 (4.17%) Ruby Developer
8 6 (3.13%) Android Developer
9 5 (2.60%) Applications Architect
9 5 (2.60%) iOS Android Developer
9 5 (2.60%) Tester
10 4 (2.08%) Applications Developer
10 4 (2.08%) iPhone Developer
10 4 (2.08%) Mobile Tester
10 4 (2.08%) Senior Ruby Developer
11 3 (1.56%) JavaScript Developer
11 3 (1.56%) QA Engineer
11 3 (1.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (54.69%) RESTful
2 74 (38.54%) Cocoa
3 54 (28.13%) JSON
4 43 (22.40%) XML
5 42 (21.88%) Web Services
6 35 (18.23%) iOS SDK
7 22 (11.46%) Gherkin
8 17 (8.85%) HTML
8 17 (8.85%) REST
9 15 (7.81%) WebKit
10 13 (6.77%) Velocity
11 11 (5.73%) SOAP
12 10 (5.21%) Cocoa Touch
13 9 (4.69%) CSS
14 7 (3.65%) Core Animation
14 7 (3.65%) Core Data
15 6 (3.13%) .NET
15 6 (3.13%) UIKit
16 5 (2.60%) HTML5
16 5 (2.60%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 77 (40.10%) User Experience
2 58 (30.21%) iPhone
3 53 (27.60%) iPad
3 53 (27.60%) Mobile App
4 19 (9.90%) Computer Science
5 10 (5.21%) Fintech
5 10 (5.21%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
6 8 (4.17%) Video on Demand
6 8 (4.17%) Video\Live Streaming
7 7 (3.65%) Animation
8 5 (2.60%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.56%) Social Media
9 3 (1.56%) State Machine
10 2 (1.04%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.52%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.52%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 165 (85.94%) Apple iOS
2 32 (16.67%) Android
3 11 (5.73%) Windows
4 8 (4.17%) Unix
5 7 (3.65%) Mac OS X
6 5 (2.60%) Linux
6 5 (2.60%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.60%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.08%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (1.04%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (77.60%) iOS Development
2 115 (59.90%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (46.88%) TDD
4 75 (39.06%) Scrum
5 64 (33.33%) BDD
6 54 (28.13%) Mobile Development
7 50 (26.04%) OOD
8 49 (25.52%) Acceptance Criteria
8 49 (25.52%) OO
9 41 (21.35%) Unit Testing
10 33 (17.19%) Content Management
11 27 (14.06%) Kanban
11 27 (14.06%) Test Automation
12 25 (13.02%) Software Engineering
13 23 (11.98%) Functional Testing
14 22 (11.46%) ATDD
14 22 (11.46%) Continuous Improvement
15 20 (10.42%) SOLID
16 19 (9.90%) Manual Testing
16 19 (9.90%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 156 (81.25%) Apple Swift
2 130 (67.71%) Objective-C
3 27 (14.06%) Ruby
4 22 (11.46%) JavaScript
5 17 (8.85%) Java
6 8 (4.17%) Shell Script
7 6 (3.13%) C++
8 4 (2.08%) C#
9 3 (1.56%) C
9 3 (1.56%) SQL
10 2 (1.04%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.04%) Perl
10 2 (1.04%) PHP
10 2 (1.04%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.52%) C-shell
11 1 (0.52%) Groovy
11 1 (0.52%) Python
11 1 (0.52%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.52%) XPath
11 1 (0.52%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 36 (18.75%) Degree
2 16 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 16 (8.33%) Master's Degree
3 7 (3.65%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.52%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (14.06%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 80 (41.67%) Apple
2 13 (6.77%) Atlassian
3 10 (5.21%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.04%) Oracle
5 1 (0.52%) Google
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.52%) Sybase