The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 27 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 103 -
Rank change year-on-year +17 -  
Contract jobs citing Xcode 6 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.54% 0.47% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.20% 2.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 0
Median daily rate £420 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.17% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -10.29% +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 Leeds with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 273 329 245
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 24.77% 21.96% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 231 193
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £420
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 £28.25 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

Xcode
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

Xcode
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Xcode in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Xcode.

1 17 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 17 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 16 (94.12%) User Experience
2 16 (94.12%) Apple Swift
2 16 (94.12%) RESTful
2 16 (94.12%) Scrum
2 16 (94.12%) Cocoa
2 16 (94.12%) Objective-C
2 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (88.24%) Cocoa Touch
4 13 (76.47%) Unit Testing
4 13 (76.47%) OO
4 13 (76.47%) OOD
5 3 (17.65%) Android
5 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
5 3 (17.65%) Android SDK
5 3 (17.65%) Android Development
5 3 (17.65%) iOS SDK
5 3 (17.65%) Java
6 2 (11.76%) TDD
7 1 (5.88%) Content Management
7 1 (5.88%) Apple
7 1 (5.88%) Publishing
7 1 (5.88%) CMS
7 1 (5.88%) iPhone
7 1 (5.88%) iPad
7 1 (5.88%) BDD
7 1 (5.88%) REST

Xcode
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 1 (5.88%) CMS
General
1 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
1 17 (100.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) Cocoa
1 16 (94.12%) RESTful
2 15 (88.24%) Cocoa Touch
3 3 (17.65%) Android SDK
3 3 (17.65%) iOS SDK
4 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (94.12%) User Experience
2 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) iPad
3 1 (5.88%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (17.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (94.12%) Scrum
3 13 (76.47%) OO
3 13 (76.47%) OOD
3 13 (76.47%) Unit Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Android Development
5 2 (11.76%) TDD
6 1 (5.88%) BDD
6 1 (5.88%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) Apple Swift
1 16 (94.12%) Objective-C
2 3 (17.65%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Apple