Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 17 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
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 497 520 463
Rank change year-on-year +23 -57 -51
Contract jobs citing Xcode 131 103 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.28% 0.23% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.38% 1.25% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 91 123
London median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £375 £355 £301
90th Percentile £544 £538 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 9460 8227 7253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.20% 18.16% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7144 5968 5328
London median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +5.11% +4.76%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £306
90th Percentile £631 £613 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 14 20
London median hourly rate £36.25 £36.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.83% -33.33%
10th Percentile £22.40 £10.00 £21.06
90th Percentile £49.08 £57.05 £55.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

Xcode
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Xcode in London

Xcode
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Xcode in London

Xcode
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Xcode in London over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Xcode in London

Xcode
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Xcode in London

Xcode
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xcode within the London region over the 6 months to 17 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
West London +18 24 £475 - 2
Central London -11 11 £446 -0.89% 3
Xcode
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 London region with a requirement for Xcode.

1 113 (86.26%) Apple iOS
2 107 (81.68%) Apple Swift
3 103 (78.63%) iOS Development
4 94 (71.76%) RESTful
5 92 (70.23%) Agile Software Development
6 91 (69.47%) Objective-C
7 82 (62.60%) TDD
8 65 (49.62%) User Experience
9 60 (45.80%) Scrum
10 59 (45.04%) BDD
11 53 (40.46%) Apple
12 50 (38.17%) Cocoa
13 47 (35.88%) iPhone
13 47 (35.88%) Acceptance Criteria
14 46 (35.11%) iPad
15 44 (33.59%) OO
16 41 (31.30%) OOD
17 36 (27.48%) Mobile Development
18 35 (26.72%) Mobile App
19 32 (24.43%) Publishing
20 31 (23.66%) CMS
20 31 (23.66%) Content Management
20 31 (23.66%) JSON
21 30 (22.90%) XML
22 29 (22.14%) Web Services
23 28 (21.37%) Unit Testing
24 26 (19.85%) Test Automation
25 25 (19.08%) Software Engineering
25 25 (19.08%) Ruby
25 25 (19.08%) Appium

Xcode
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 31 (23.66%) CMS
2 20 (15.27%) Confluence
3 1 (0.76%) Apache
3 1 (0.76%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.74%) GitHub
2 2 (1.53%) SaaS
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.76%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.82%) HTTP
2 1 (0.76%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.53%) SQLite
2 1 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (0.76%) Big Data
2 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.76%) MySQL
2 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (19.08%) Appium
2 24 (18.32%) Calabash
3 23 (17.56%) Cucumber
3 23 (17.56%) JIRA
4 19 (14.50%) Bitbucket
5 9 (6.87%) Android Studio
6 7 (5.34%) Git (software)
7 6 (4.58%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.53%) CocoaPods
9 2 (1.53%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.53%) Selenium
9 2 (1.53%) TestRail
10 1 (0.76%) GitLab
10 1 (0.76%) gulp
10 1 (0.76%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.76%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.76%) webpack
10 1 (0.76%) WebPagetest
10 1 (0.76%) Zephyr
General
1 32 (24.43%) Publishing
2 5 (3.82%) Finance
2 5 (3.82%) Games
3 4 (3.05%) Banking
4 3 (2.29%) Retail
5 2 (1.53%) Marketing
6 1 (0.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 118 (90.08%) Developer
2 98 (74.81%) iOS Developer
3 24 (18.32%) Senior Developer
4 20 (15.27%) Developer in Test
4 20 (15.27%) Senior iOS Developer
5 9 (6.87%) Mobile Developer
6 8 (6.11%) Objective-C Developer
6 8 (6.11%) Ruby Developer
7 5 (3.82%) Tester
8 4 (3.05%) Mobile Tester
8 4 (3.05%) Senior Ruby Developer
9 3 (2.29%) Android Developer
9 3 (2.29%) iOS Android Developer
9 3 (2.29%) iOS Programmer
9 3 (2.29%) iPhone Developer
9 3 (2.29%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (2.29%) JIRA Developer
9 3 (2.29%) Programmer
9 3 (2.29%) Senior Test Automation Developer
9 3 (2.29%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (71.76%) RESTful
2 50 (38.17%) Cocoa
3 31 (23.66%) JSON
4 30 (22.90%) XML
5 29 (22.14%) Web Services
6 24 (18.32%) iOS SDK
7 21 (16.03%) Gherkin
8 15 (11.45%) WebKit
9 13 (9.92%) Velocity
10 6 (4.58%) CSS
11 5 (3.82%) Cocoa Touch
11 5 (3.82%) HTML
11 5 (3.82%) REST
12 4 (3.05%) .NET
12 4 (3.05%) SOAP
13 3 (2.29%) AngularJS
13 3 (2.29%) Core Animation
13 3 (2.29%) HTML5
13 3 (2.29%) jQuery
13 3 (2.29%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 65 (49.62%) User Experience
2 47 (35.88%) iPhone
3 46 (35.11%) iPad
4 35 (26.72%) Mobile App
5 18 (13.74%) Computer Science
6 11 (8.40%) Fintech
7 7 (5.34%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (5.34%) Video on Demand
7 7 (5.34%) Video\Live Streaming
8 4 (3.05%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (2.29%) Animation
9 3 (2.29%) State Machine
10 2 (1.53%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.53%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.76%) Augmented Reality
11 1 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.76%) Social Media
11 1 (0.76%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 113 (86.26%) Apple iOS
2 15 (11.45%) Android
3 7 (5.34%) Unix
4 1 (0.76%) Linux
4 1 (0.76%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (78.63%) iOS Development
2 92 (70.23%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (62.60%) TDD
4 60 (45.80%) Scrum
5 59 (45.04%) BDD
6 47 (35.88%) Acceptance Criteria
7 44 (33.59%) OO
8 41 (31.30%) OOD
9 36 (27.48%) Mobile Development
10 31 (23.66%) Content Management
11 28 (21.37%) Unit Testing
12 26 (19.85%) Test Automation
13 25 (19.08%) Software Engineering
14 22 (16.79%) Functional Testing
15 21 (16.03%) ATDD
15 21 (16.03%) Continuous Improvement
15 21 (16.03%) SOLID
16 18 (13.74%) Low Latency
16 18 (13.74%) Manual Testing
16 18 (13.74%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 107 (81.68%) Apple Swift
2 91 (69.47%) Objective-C
3 25 (19.08%) Ruby
4 8 (6.11%) Java
5 7 (5.34%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.34%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.29%) C
6 3 (2.29%) C#
7 2 (1.53%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.53%) C++
7 2 (1.53%) Perl
7 2 (1.53%) SQL
8 1 (0.76%) C-shell
8 1 (0.76%) Groovy
8 1 (0.76%) PHP
8 1 (0.76%) Python
8 1 (0.76%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (18.32%) Degree
2 16 (12.21%) Computer Science Degree
2 16 (12.21%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.76%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.74%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 53 (40.46%) Apple
2 13 (9.92%) Atlassian
3 8 (6.11%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.76%) Google
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle
4 1 (0.76%) Sybase