Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 520 498 524
Rank change year-on-year -22 +26 -76
Contract jobs citing Xcode 106 122 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.23% 0.27% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.02% 1.36% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 113 93
London median daily rate £450 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +2.78% -
10th Percentile £350 £352 £328
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £446 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -1.00% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £62.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year - +119.30% +58.33%

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 10,354 8,939 7,976
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 22.46% 19.85% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,639 6,704 5,796
London median daily rate £510 £493 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.55% +9.44% +3.45%
10th Percentile £363 £349 £313
90th Percentile £650 £625 £605
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 29 11
London median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% -12.50% +43.99%
10th Percentile £16.40 £20.56 £10.00
90th Percentile £67.12 £47.57 £57.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +6.49%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -24 18 £450 +0.90% 5
West London -21 5 £375 -21.05% 1
East London - 3 £475 -
Xcode
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 78 (73.58%) Apple Swift
3 75 (70.75%) iOS Development
4 64 (60.38%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (50.00%) Objective-C
6 49 (46.23%) TDD
7 41 (38.68%) Mobile App
8 37 (34.91%) RESTful
8 37 (34.91%) Unit Testing
9 34 (32.08%) BDD
10 33 (31.13%) Scrum
11 30 (28.30%) Git (software)
12 29 (27.36%) User Experience
13 28 (26.42%) Android
13 28 (26.42%) Jenkins
13 28 (26.42%) Test Automation
14 24 (22.64%) Continuous Integration
15 23 (21.70%) JIRA
15 23 (21.70%) Mobile Development
16 22 (20.75%) OO
17 21 (19.81%) Cocoa
18 19 (17.92%) Banking
18 19 (17.92%) iPhone
18 19 (17.92%) iPad
19 17 (16.04%) Apple
20 16 (15.09%) Java
21 14 (13.21%) HTML
21 14 (13.21%) QA
22 13 (12.26%) OOP
22 13 (12.26%) CMS

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 13 (12.26%) CMS
1 13 (12.26%) Confluence
2 4 (3.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (2.83%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.94%) Anypoint
4 1 (0.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (5.66%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (5.66%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.83%) Acrobat
2 3 (2.83%) Adobe After Effects
2 3 (2.83%) InDesign
2 3 (2.83%) InVision
2 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.94%) Snapchat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.55%) GitHub
2 5 (4.72%) Sauce Labs
3 4 (3.77%) BrowserStack
4 3 (2.83%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 3 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.89%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.89%) Google Analytics
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 2 (1.89%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.72%) SQLite
2 2 (1.89%) Big Data
3 1 (0.94%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (0.94%) GIS
3 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (28.30%) Git (software)
2 28 (26.42%) Jenkins
3 23 (21.70%) JIRA
4 13 (12.26%) Appium
5 9 (8.49%) Android Studio
5 9 (8.49%) Gradle
6 8 (7.55%) fastlane
6 8 (7.55%) Maven
7 6 (5.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (5.66%) CocoaPods
7 6 (5.66%) Cucumber
7 6 (5.66%) Pivotal Tracker
7 6 (5.66%) Selenium
7 6 (5.66%) Subversion
7 6 (5.66%) WebDriver
8 5 (4.72%) Travis CI
9 4 (3.77%) Bitbucket
9 4 (3.77%) CruiseControl
10 3 (2.83%) CircleCI
10 3 (2.83%) Dreamweaver
General
1 19 (17.92%) Banking
2 10 (9.43%) Finance
3 9 (8.49%) Publishing
3 9 (8.49%) Retail
4 4 (3.77%) Law
5 3 (2.83%) Automotive
5 3 (2.83%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.89%) Advertising
7 1 (0.94%) Marketing
7 1 (0.94%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 72 (67.92%) Developer
2 69 (65.09%) iOS Developer
3 12 (11.32%) Senior Developer
3 12 (11.32%) Senior iOS Developer
4 9 (8.49%) Tester
5 7 (6.60%) Objective-C Developer
6 5 (4.72%) Mobile Tester
7 4 (3.77%) Android Developer
7 4 (3.77%) Applications Tester
7 4 (3.77%) iOS Android Developer
7 4 (3.77%) Test Engineer
8 3 (2.83%) Analyst
8 3 (2.83%) Designer
8 3 (2.83%) iOS Tester
8 3 (2.83%) Mobile Developer
8 3 (2.83%) React Developer
8 3 (2.83%) Senior Mobile Developer
8 3 (2.83%) Test Analyst
9 2 (1.89%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (1.89%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (34.91%) RESTful
2 21 (19.81%) Cocoa
3 14 (13.21%) HTML
4 12 (11.32%) XML
5 9 (8.49%) CSS
5 9 (8.49%) iOS SDK
5 9 (8.49%) Web Services
6 8 (7.55%) JSON
7 7 (6.60%) Core Data
7 7 (6.60%) REST
7 7 (6.60%) RxSwift
8 5 (4.72%) HTML5
9 4 (3.77%) .NET
9 4 (3.77%) Flash
9 4 (3.77%) Lambda Expressions
9 4 (3.77%) Spring
10 3 (2.83%) ASP.NET
10 3 (2.83%) CarPlay
10 3 (2.83%) Dagger
10 3 (2.83%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 41 (38.68%) Mobile App
2 29 (27.36%) User Experience
3 19 (17.92%) iPad
3 19 (17.92%) iPhone
4 13 (12.26%) Fintech
5 7 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (6.60%) Computer Science
6 6 (5.66%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.83%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.83%) Animation
7 3 (2.83%) Apple TV
7 3 (2.83%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.83%) Social Media
7 3 (2.83%) Vector Graphics
7 3 (2.83%) Wiki
8 2 (1.89%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.89%) EMV
8 2 (1.89%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.94%) Equities
9 1 (0.94%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 96 (90.57%) Apple iOS
2 28 (26.42%) Android
3 6 (5.66%) Mac OS X
4 5 (4.72%) Linux
4 5 (4.72%) Mac OS
5 3 (2.83%) Windows
5 3 (2.83%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.83%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.94%) Unix
6 1 (0.94%) watchOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (70.75%) iOS Development
2 64 (60.38%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (46.23%) TDD
4 37 (34.91%) Unit Testing
5 34 (32.08%) BDD
6 33 (31.13%) Scrum
7 28 (26.42%) Test Automation
8 24 (22.64%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (21.70%) Mobile Development
10 22 (20.75%) OO
11 13 (12.26%) OOP
12 12 (11.32%) E-Commerce
13 11 (10.38%) MVVM
14 10 (9.43%) Acceptance Criteria
15 9 (8.49%) Android Development
15 9 (8.49%) Content Management
15 9 (8.49%) MVC
16 8 (7.55%) Manual Testing
16 8 (7.55%) OOD
16 8 (7.55%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 78 (73.58%) Apple Swift
2 53 (50.00%) Objective-C
3 16 (15.09%) Java
4 10 (9.43%) C
5 8 (7.55%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.72%) Bash Shell
6 5 (4.72%) C++
6 5 (4.72%) Python
7 4 (3.77%) C#
7 4 (3.77%) Java 8
8 3 (2.83%) PHP
8 3 (2.83%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.89%) Kotlin
9 2 (1.89%) Ruby
10 1 (0.94%) Scala
10 1 (0.94%) SQL
10 1 (0.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.72%) Degree
2 2 (1.89%) CEH
2 2 (1.89%) CISSP
2 2 (1.89%) CREST Certified
2 2 (1.89%) OSCP
3 1 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.21%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) Automic
1 1 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.94%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (16.04%) Apple
2 9 (8.49%) Google
3 5 (4.72%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.77%) Adobe
4 4 (3.77%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.83%) ATG
6 1 (0.94%) CA
6 1 (0.94%) Facebook
6 1 (0.94%) MuleSoft