The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 67 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 -  
Contract jobs citing Xcode 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.92% 0.28% -
As % of the Development Applications category 5.22% 1.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Median daily rate £375 £263 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -  
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 Glasgow with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 115 149 79
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 17.61% 21.05% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 97 39
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £190.00 - £65.00
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 Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

Xcode
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Xcode in Glasgow

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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Xcode.

1 6 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 6 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 6 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 6 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 5 (83.33%) Apple Swift
2 5 (83.33%) Cocoa Touch
3 3 (50.00%) JSON
3 3 (50.00%) SQLite
3 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (50.00%) iPhone
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) Apple
3 3 (50.00%) iPad
4 2 (33.33%) iTunes
4 2 (33.33%) Core Data
4 2 (33.33%) Apple TV
4 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) OOD
4 2 (33.33%) Subversion
4 2 (33.33%) Animation
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Core Animation
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (33.33%) UIKit
4 2 (33.33%) Jenkins

Xcode
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 2 (33.33%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Bluetooth
1 1 (16.67%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Objective-C Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Cocoa
2 5 (83.33%) Cocoa Touch
3 3 (50.00%) JSON
3 3 (50.00%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) Core Animation
4 2 (33.33%) Core Data
4 2 (33.33%) UIKit
5 1 (16.67%) iOS SDK
5 1 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) iPad
1 3 (50.00%) iPhone
2 2 (33.33%) Animation
2 2 (33.33%) Apple TV
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) OOD
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) B2C
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 5 (83.33%) Apple Swift
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Apple