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 3 months to 26 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
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 541 526 546
Rank change year-on-year -15 +20  
Contract jobs citing Xcode 48 97 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.63% 1.27% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 75 59
Median daily rate £395 £475 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.84% +14.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £310 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £550 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -10.29% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 £28.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.61% -  
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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7643 7627 6850
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.71% 15.65% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5228 5322 4576
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 121 105
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.45 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.11% +13.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.69 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

Xcode
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Xcode in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 26 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
London -40 26 £400 -15.78% 12
Yorkshire +26 8 £408 -4.11% 1
North West +20 5 £388 -8.82% 6
East of England -2 4 £425 - 2
North East +68 1 - -
South East +17 1 - -
South West +2 1 £338 -15.62% 1
West Midlands - 1 £350 - 4
East Midlands - 1 £388 - 1
Xcode
UK

For the 6 months to 26 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 England region with a requirement for Xcode.

1 105 (84.68%) Apple iOS
2 91 (73.39%) Apple Swift
3 80 (64.52%) Objective-C
4 71 (57.26%) iOS Development
5 61 (49.19%) Mobile App
6 59 (47.58%) Agile Software Development
7 54 (43.55%) Apple
8 46 (37.10%) RESTful
9 44 (35.48%) Android
9 44 (35.48%) Cocoa
10 35 (28.23%) TDD
11 34 (27.42%) QA
12 33 (26.61%) XML
13 32 (25.81%) Git (software)
14 31 (25.00%) Java
15 29 (23.39%) JSON
15 29 (23.39%) Scrum
15 29 (23.39%) Test Automation
15 29 (23.39%) User Experience
16 27 (21.77%) Mobile Development
17 26 (20.97%) Cocoa Touch
17 26 (20.97%) iOS SDK
18 25 (20.16%) Unit Testing
18 25 (20.16%) OOD
19 23 (18.55%) HTML
19 23 (18.55%) Degree
20 22 (17.74%) Android Studio
20 22 (17.74%) Core Data
21 20 (16.13%) HockeyApp
21 20 (16.13%) Continuous Integration

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 13 (10.48%) Confluence
2 2 (1.61%) CMS
3 1 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.81%) Apache
3 1 (0.81%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.81%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.48%) GitHub
2 4 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (0.81%) Google Play
3 1 (0.81%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.29%) LTE
2 10 (8.06%) GSM
2 10 (8.06%) HSPA
2 10 (8.06%) WCDMA
3 5 (4.03%) HTTP
3 5 (4.03%) SSL
4 2 (1.61%) Bluetooth
4 2 (1.61%) NFC
4 2 (1.61%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.61%) VoIP
4 2 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.61%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.81%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.81%) Internet
5 1 (0.81%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.61%) MongoDB
1 2 (1.61%) Relational Database
1 2 (1.61%) SQLite
2 1 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (0.81%) Apache Hive
2 1 (0.81%) Big Data
2 1 (0.81%) HBase
2 1 (0.81%) Mixpanel
2 1 (0.81%) MySQL
2 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 32 (25.81%) Git (software)
2 22 (17.74%) Android Studio
3 18 (14.52%) Jenkins
4 13 (10.48%) JIRA
4 13 (10.48%) Subversion
5 9 (7.26%) Appium
5 9 (7.26%) Cucumber
5 9 (7.26%) JUnit
6 8 (6.45%) Calabash
7 7 (5.65%) Eclipse
8 5 (4.03%) Bitbucket
8 5 (4.03%) Fiddler
8 5 (4.03%) Selenium
9 3 (2.42%) CocoaPods
9 3 (2.42%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.61%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 2 (1.61%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.81%) git-flow
11 1 (0.81%) Trac
11 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (16.13%) Finance
2 17 (13.71%) Publishing
3 6 (4.84%) Automotive
3 6 (4.84%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.03%) Banking
4 5 (4.03%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.42%) Retail
6 2 (1.61%) Advertising
6 2 (1.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 77 (62.10%) Developer
2 69 (55.65%) iOS Developer
3 19 (15.32%) QA Engineer
4 16 (12.90%) Architect
5 8 (6.45%) Android Developer
6 7 (5.65%) Applications Architect
6 7 (5.65%) iOS Android Developer
6 7 (5.65%) Mobile Developer
7 6 (4.84%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.03%) Objective-C Developer
8 5 (4.03%) Senior iOS Developer
9 4 (3.23%) Applications Developer
9 4 (3.23%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 4 (3.23%) Mobile Architect
9 4 (3.23%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.23%) UI Developer
9 4 (3.23%) UI/UX Developer
9 4 (3.23%) UX Developer
10 3 (2.42%) Software Test Engineer
10 3 (2.42%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (37.10%) RESTful
2 44 (35.48%) Cocoa
3 33 (26.61%) XML
4 29 (23.39%) JSON
5 26 (20.97%) Cocoa Touch
5 26 (20.97%) iOS SDK
6 23 (18.55%) HTML
7 22 (17.74%) Core Data
8 17 (13.71%) Core Animation
8 17 (13.71%) REST
9 14 (11.29%) SOAP
10 12 (9.68%) Web Services
11 9 (7.26%) iPhone SDK
12 7 (5.65%) CSS
13 6 (4.84%) .NET
13 6 (4.84%) Android SDK
13 6 (4.84%) HTML5
14 4 (3.23%) jQuery
15 3 (2.42%) ASP.NET
15 3 (2.42%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 61 (49.19%) Mobile App
2 29 (23.39%) User Experience
3 19 (15.32%) iPhone
4 18 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (13.71%) Animation
6 7 (5.65%) Computer Science
7 6 (4.84%) iPad
8 5 (4.03%) Blackberry
8 5 (4.03%) PKI
9 4 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (2.42%) Fintech
11 2 (1.61%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.81%) Apple TV
12 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.81%) Online Banking
12 1 (0.81%) Social Media
12 1 (0.81%) Streaming Video
12 1 (0.81%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 105 (84.68%) Apple iOS
2 44 (35.48%) Android
3 6 (4.84%) Mac OS X
3 6 (4.84%) Windows
4 4 (3.23%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.23%) Windows 8
5 3 (2.42%) Linux
5 3 (2.42%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (57.26%) iOS Development
2 59 (47.58%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (28.23%) TDD
4 29 (23.39%) Scrum
4 29 (23.39%) Test Automation
5 27 (21.77%) Mobile Development
6 25 (20.16%) OOD
6 25 (20.16%) Unit Testing
7 20 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (16.13%) OO
8 16 (12.90%) Push Notifications
8 16 (12.90%) Software Engineering
9 14 (11.29%) Android Development
9 14 (11.29%) MVC
9 14 (11.29%) Service Design
10 13 (10.48%) BDD
11 12 (9.68%) Functional Testing
11 12 (9.68%) Pair Programming
12 10 (8.06%) Problem Management
12 10 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (73.39%) Apple Swift
2 80 (64.52%) Objective-C
3 31 (25.00%) Java
4 19 (15.32%) JavaScript
5 13 (10.48%) C++
6 7 (5.65%) Ruby
7 6 (4.84%) C#
8 3 (2.42%) C
9 2 (1.61%) PHP
9 2 (1.61%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.61%) SQL
10 1 (0.81%) Perl
10 1 (0.81%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (18.55%) Degree
2 9 (7.26%) Numerate Degree
3 6 (4.84%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.81%) ISEB
4 1 (0.81%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.81%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (27.42%) QA
Systems Management
1 20 (16.13%) HockeyApp
2 1 (0.81%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 54 (43.55%) Apple
2 4 (3.23%) Google
3 3 (2.42%) Splunk
3 3 (2.42%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.61%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.61%) Tealium
5 1 (0.81%) Adobe
5 1 (0.81%) Appcelerator
5 1 (0.81%) AppDynamics
5 1 (0.81%) Coremetrics
5 1 (0.81%) Kony
5 1 (0.81%) Sencha
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