Period
to 9 December 2018

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 9 December 2018 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 528 504 538
Rank change year-on-year -24 +34 -63
Contract jobs citing Xcode 106 139 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.23% 0.29% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.99% 1.47% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 122 84
London median daily rate £450 £463 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +4.23% -1.39%
10th Percentile £363 £375 £352
90th Percentile £594 £549 £538
England median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £62.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year - +73.61% +105.71%

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 10,700 9,455 7,998
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 22.95% 20.06% 17.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,983 7,195 5,760
London median daily rate £525 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.38% +4.44%
10th Percentile £369 £350 £323
90th Percentile £652 £638 £613
England median daily rate £475 £460 £425
% change year-on-year +3.26% +8.24% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 14
London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +3.45% +20.83%
10th Percentile £27.40 £20.75 £10.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.83 £57.05
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 9 December 2018.

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 9 December 2018. 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
Central London -9 17 £463 +3.70% 3
West London -19 3 £419 -11.84% 1
South London - 3 £475 -
East London - 3 £475 -
Xcode
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Xcode also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Xcode.

1 96 (90.57%) Apple iOS
2 84 (79.25%) Apple Swift
3 79 (74.53%) iOS Development
4 56 (52.83%) Objective-C
4 56 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (43.40%) TDD
6 40 (37.74%) Mobile App
7 35 (33.02%) RESTful
8 33 (31.13%) Unit Testing
9 31 (29.25%) Jenkins
10 30 (28.30%) Git (software)
11 29 (27.36%) JIRA
11 29 (27.36%) BDD
12 27 (25.47%) Android
13 26 (24.53%) User Experience
14 25 (23.58%) Test Automation
14 25 (23.58%) Scrum
15 22 (20.75%) Banking
16 21 (19.81%) Continuous Integration
17 19 (17.92%) Mobile Development
18 18 (16.98%) iOS SDK
18 18 (16.98%) Confluence
19 17 (16.04%) Apple
19 17 (16.04%) Web Services
20 15 (14.15%) Problem-Solving
21 14 (13.21%) XML
21 14 (13.21%) HTML
21 14 (13.21%) Cocoa
22 13 (12.26%) Java
22 13 (12.26%) JavaScript

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 18 (16.98%) Confluence
2 11 (10.38%) CMS
3 5 (4.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (2.83%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.94%) Anypoint
5 1 (0.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (3.77%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.83%) InVision
2 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.94%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.94%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.94%) InDesign
3 1 (0.94%) Snapchat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.32%) GitHub
2 5 (4.72%) Sauce Labs
3 4 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.89%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.89%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.94%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.94%) Cloudflare
6 1 (0.94%) Firebase
6 1 (0.94%) Google Play
6 1 (0.94%) Heroku
6 1 (0.94%) iTunes
6 1 (0.94%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.72%) Internet
2 2 (1.89%) Bluetooth
2 2 (1.89%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.89%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.72%) NoSQL
1 5 (4.72%) SQLite
2 4 (3.77%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.89%) Big Data
4 1 (0.94%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (0.94%) GIS
4 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (29.25%) Jenkins
2 30 (28.30%) Git (software)
3 29 (27.36%) JIRA
4 12 (11.32%) Appium
5 9 (8.49%) Bitbucket
6 8 (7.55%) Android Studio
6 8 (7.55%) fastlane
6 8 (7.55%) Subversion
7 6 (5.66%) Applitools
7 6 (5.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (5.66%) Pivotal Tracker
7 6 (5.66%) Selenium
8 5 (4.72%) CocoaPods
8 5 (4.72%) Gradle
8 5 (4.72%) Travis CI
8 5 (4.72%) WebDriver
9 4 (3.77%) CruiseControl
9 4 (3.77%) git-flow
9 4 (3.77%) Maven
10 3 (2.83%) CircleCI
General
1 22 (20.75%) Banking
2 12 (11.32%) Finance
3 7 (6.60%) Retail
4 5 (4.72%) Publishing
5 3 (2.83%) Automotive
6 2 (1.89%) Law
6 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.94%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 79 (74.53%) Developer
2 70 (66.04%) iOS Developer
3 18 (16.98%) Senior Developer
4 14 (13.21%) Tester
5 13 (12.26%) Senior iOS Developer
6 9 (8.49%) Objective-C Developer
7 8 (7.55%) Mobile Developer
7 8 (7.55%) Senior Mobile Developer
8 7 (6.60%) Mobile Tester
9 5 (4.72%) Applications Tester
9 5 (4.72%) Automation Tester
10 4 (3.77%) Analyst
10 4 (3.77%) Android Developer
10 4 (3.77%) Functional Tester
10 4 (3.77%) iOS Android Developer
10 4 (3.77%) iOS Tester
10 4 (3.77%) React Developer
10 4 (3.77%) Test Analyst
11 3 (2.83%) Test Engineer
12 2 (1.89%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (33.02%) RESTful
2 18 (16.98%) iOS SDK
3 17 (16.04%) Web Services
4 14 (13.21%) Cocoa
4 14 (13.21%) HTML
4 14 (13.21%) XML
5 13 (12.26%) REST
6 11 (10.38%) JSON
7 9 (8.49%) RxSwift
8 8 (7.55%) Core Data
9 6 (5.66%) CSS
9 6 (5.66%) React Native
10 5 (4.72%) AngularJS
10 5 (4.72%) Flash
10 5 (4.72%) J2EE
11 4 (3.77%) .NET
11 4 (3.77%) Apache Cordova
11 4 (3.77%) Dagger
11 4 (3.77%) Node.js
12 3 (2.83%) CarPlay
Miscellaneous
1 40 (37.74%) Mobile App
2 26 (24.53%) User Experience
3 13 (12.26%) iPad
3 13 (12.26%) iPhone
4 12 (11.32%) Fintech
5 10 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.77%) Data Structures
6 4 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.83%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.83%) Animation
7 3 (2.83%) Apple TV
7 3 (2.83%) Equities
7 3 (2.83%) Vector Graphics
7 3 (2.83%) Wiki
8 2 (1.89%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.89%) EMV
9 1 (0.94%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.94%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.94%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 96 (90.57%) Apple iOS
2 27 (25.47%) Android
3 5 (4.72%) Linux
3 5 (4.72%) Mac OS
4 4 (3.77%) Mac OS X
4 4 (3.77%) Unix
5 3 (2.83%) Windows
5 3 (2.83%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.83%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.94%) watchOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (74.53%) iOS Development
2 56 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (43.40%) TDD
4 33 (31.13%) Unit Testing
5 29 (27.36%) BDD
6 25 (23.58%) Scrum
6 25 (23.58%) Test Automation
7 21 (19.81%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (17.92%) Mobile Development
9 15 (14.15%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (12.26%) E-Commerce
10 13 (12.26%) OO
11 12 (11.32%) Android Development
11 12 (11.32%) MVVM
12 11 (10.38%) Software Testing
13 10 (9.43%) MVC
13 10 (9.43%) System Testing
14 9 (8.49%) Content Management
15 8 (7.55%) Integration Testing
15 8 (7.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (79.25%) Apple Swift
2 56 (52.83%) Objective-C
3 13 (12.26%) Java
3 13 (12.26%) JavaScript
4 10 (9.43%) C
5 5 (4.72%) Bash Shell
5 5 (4.72%) C++
6 4 (3.77%) C#
6 4 (3.77%) SQL
7 3 (2.83%) PHP
7 3 (2.83%) Python
7 3 (2.83%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.89%) Kotlin
9 1 (0.94%) Ruby
9 1 (0.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (3.77%) Degree
2 2 (1.89%) CEH
2 2 (1.89%) CISSP
2 2 (1.89%) CREST Certified
2 2 (1.89%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.43%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.66%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (16.04%) Apple
2 9 (8.49%) Atlassian
3 8 (7.55%) Google
4 5 (4.72%) Adobe
5 4 (3.77%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.94%) ATG
6 1 (0.94%) Facebook
6 1 (0.94%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.94%) Twitter