Period
to 20 May 2019

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 20 May 2019 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
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 537 556 531
Rank change year-on-year +19 -25 -36
Contract jobs citing Xcode 54 76 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.63% 0.81% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 60 41
London median daily rate £500 £475 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +28.38% -21.28%
10th Percentile £340 £382 £306
90th Percentile £640 £575 £513
England median daily rate £465 £450 £398
% change year-on-year +3.33% +13.21% -0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £35.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year - -15.66% +45.61%

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 8,587 9,384 7,028
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 21.28% 20.55% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,111 7,049 5,147
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £365 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £495 £475 £430
% change year-on-year +4.21% +10.47% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 26 23
London median hourly rate £35.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.11% +12.50% -8.05%
10th Percentile £23.25 £30.50 £19.82
90th Percentile £55.05 £165.00 £57.50
England median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +2.35% +1.19% -1.06%

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 20 May 2019.

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 20 May 2019. 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 +18 6 £525 +7.69% 1
West London +19 3 £438 -2.34% 1
East London - 1 £443 -
Xcode
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 2019, 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 52 (96.30%) Apple iOS
2 41 (75.93%) Apple Swift
3 36 (66.67%) iOS Development
4 29 (53.70%) Objective-C
5 24 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (37.04%) Mobile App
7 19 (35.19%) Android
8 18 (33.33%) Finance
9 15 (27.78%) Banking
10 14 (25.93%) TDD
10 14 (25.93%) Unit Testing
10 14 (25.93%) iOS SDK
11 13 (24.07%) JIRA
12 12 (22.22%) Git (software)
13 10 (18.52%) REST
13 10 (18.52%) Test Automation
14 9 (16.67%) RESTful
14 9 (16.67%) Apple
15 8 (14.81%) OOP
15 8 (14.81%) BDD
15 8 (14.81%) Jenkins
15 8 (14.81%) Mobile Development
16 7 (12.96%) Fintech
16 7 (12.96%) Core Data
16 7 (12.96%) MVVM
16 7 (12.96%) OO
16 7 (12.96%) Cocoa
17 6 (11.11%) C
17 6 (11.11%) Java
17 6 (11.11%) Android Studio

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 1 (1.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Zeplin
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) GitHub
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) Apple Pay
2 1 (1.85%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.85%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.85%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.85%) Blockchain
2 1 (1.85%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (24.07%) JIRA
2 12 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 8 (14.81%) Jenkins
4 6 (11.11%) Android Studio
5 5 (9.26%) CocoaPods
6 4 (7.41%) Appium
6 4 (7.41%) Burp Suite
6 4 (7.41%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (5.56%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.70%) fastlane
8 2 (3.70%) GitLab
8 2 (3.70%) Gradle
8 2 (3.70%) Selenium
9 1 (1.85%) Applitools
9 1 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.85%) CircleCI
9 1 (1.85%) Pivotal Tracker
9 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 18 (33.33%) Finance
2 15 (27.78%) Banking
3 4 (7.41%) Automotive
3 4 (7.41%) Law
3 4 (7.41%) Marketing
4 3 (5.56%) Retail
5 1 (1.85%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (72.22%) Developer
2 33 (61.11%) iOS Developer
3 12 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 11 (20.37%) Senior iOS Developer
5 7 (12.96%) Mobile Tester
5 7 (12.96%) Tester
6 3 (5.56%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Mobile Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Objective-C Developer
6 3 (5.56%) React Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Mobile Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Android Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Digital Developer
7 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce Developer
7 2 (3.70%) iOS Android Developer
7 2 (3.70%) iOS Tester
7 2 (3.70%) Penetration Tester
7 2 (3.70%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.93%) iOS SDK
2 10 (18.52%) REST
3 9 (16.67%) RESTful
4 7 (12.96%) Cocoa
4 7 (12.96%) Core Data
5 5 (9.26%) JSON
5 5 (9.26%) RxSwift
5 5 (9.26%) XML
6 4 (7.41%) UIKit
6 4 (7.41%) Web Services
7 3 (5.56%) GraphQL
7 3 (5.56%) React Native
8 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.85%) Android SDK
9 1 (1.85%) Apache Cordova
9 1 (1.85%) Cocoa Touch
9 1 (1.85%) CSS3
9 1 (1.85%) Ember.js
9 1 (1.85%) Gherkin
9 1 (1.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (37.04%) Mobile App
2 7 (12.96%) Fintech
3 6 (11.11%) User Experience
4 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.41%) Virtual Team
5 3 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (5.56%) Smartphone
6 2 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (3.70%) EMV
7 1 (1.85%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.85%) Digital Wallet
7 1 (1.85%) Equities
7 1 (1.85%) iPad
7 1 (1.85%) iPhone
7 1 (1.85%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.85%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 52 (96.30%) Apple iOS
2 19 (35.19%) Android
3 2 (3.70%) Linux
3 2 (3.70%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.85%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 24 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (25.93%) TDD
3 14 (25.93%) Unit Testing
4 10 (18.52%) Test Automation
5 8 (14.81%) BDD
5 8 (14.81%) Mobile Development
5 8 (14.81%) OOP
6 7 (12.96%) MVVM
6 7 (12.96%) OO
7 5 (9.26%) Scrum
8 4 (7.41%) Android Development
8 4 (7.41%) API Integration
8 4 (7.41%) API Testing
8 4 (7.41%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
8 4 (7.41%) Mathematics
8 4 (7.41%) Mobile Application Development
8 4 (7.41%) Software Engineering
8 4 (7.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (75.93%) Apple Swift
2 29 (53.70%) Objective-C
3 6 (11.11%) C
3 6 (11.11%) Java
4 5 (9.26%) Kotlin
5 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.56%) SQL
7 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.70%) Python
7 2 (3.70%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.85%) ClojureScript
8 1 (1.85%) ES6
8 1 (1.85%) PHP
8 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) CEH
2 2 (3.70%) CISSP
2 2 (3.70%) CREST Certified
2 2 (3.70%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.70%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (16.67%) Apple
2 2 (3.70%) Splunk
3 1 (1.85%) Google
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.85%) Perfecto Mobile
3 1 (1.85%) Twitter