Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 498 520 506
Rank change year-on-year +22 -14 +24
Contract jobs citing Xcode 52 111 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.24% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.80% 1.06% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 95 116
London median daily rate £475 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £398 £363 £375
90th Percentile £550 £575 £544
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £63.33 - -
England median hourly rate £63.33 - £62.50

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 6,492 10,496 9,446
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.15% 22.67% 20.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,665 7,791 7,140
London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £364 £368 £350
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 17 28
London median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -3.45% -9.38%
10th Percentile £20.66 £16.70 £22.40
90th Percentile £84.50 £61.06 £49.08
England median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +3.66%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 +24 9 £428 -5.00% 5
West London +23 2 £558 +33.13%
Xcode
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 49 (94.23%) Apple iOS
2 44 (84.62%) Apple Swift
3 34 (65.38%) iOS Development
4 27 (51.92%) Objective-C
4 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (30.77%) Mobile App
7 15 (28.85%) Apple
8 14 (26.92%) Banking
9 13 (25.00%) JIRA
9 13 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 13 (25.00%) fastlane
10 12 (23.08%) Test Automation
11 11 (21.15%) Android
11 11 (21.15%) Retail
11 11 (21.15%) TDD
12 10 (19.23%) BDD
12 10 (19.23%) User Experience
13 9 (17.31%) QA
13 9 (17.31%) Scrum
14 8 (15.38%) iPad
14 8 (15.38%) Jenkins
14 8 (15.38%) React Native
14 8 (15.38%) Kotlin
14 8 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
15 7 (13.46%) iOS SDK
15 7 (13.46%) REST
15 7 (13.46%) MVVM
15 7 (13.46%) Finance
15 7 (13.46%) Mac OS X

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 (1.92%) CMS
1 1 (1.92%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Zeplin
2 1 (1.92%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) TestFlight
2 3 (5.77%) Firebase
2 3 (5.77%) GitHub
3 2 (3.85%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.92%) Sauce Labs
4 1 (1.92%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.92%) DNS
2 1 (1.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (25.00%) fastlane
1 13 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 13 (25.00%) JIRA
2 8 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 6 (11.54%) Android Studio
3 6 (11.54%) CircleCI
4 5 (9.62%) CocoaPods
5 4 (7.69%) JIRA Agile
5 4 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (5.77%) Appium
6 3 (5.77%) Gradle
6 3 (5.77%) Selenium
7 2 (3.85%) CruiseControl
7 2 (3.85%) Maven
7 2 (3.85%) Travis CI
8 1 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.92%) Bitbucket Server
8 1 (1.92%) Gatling
8 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 14 (26.92%) Banking
2 11 (21.15%) Retail
3 7 (13.46%) Finance
4 4 (7.69%) Marketing
4 4 (7.69%) Publishing
5 1 (1.92%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 38 (73.08%) Developer
2 35 (67.31%) iOS Developer
3 5 (9.62%) Senior Developer
3 5 (9.62%) Senior iOS Developer
4 4 (7.69%) Automation Tester
4 4 (7.69%) Manual Tester
4 4 (7.69%) Mobile Tester
4 4 (7.69%) Tester
5 3 (5.77%) React Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Test Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Applications Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Mobile Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Mobile Test Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) QA Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Test Analyst
7 1 (1.92%) E-Commerce Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) React Native
2 7 (13.46%) iOS SDK
2 7 (13.46%) REST
3 6 (11.54%) Core Data
3 6 (11.54%) HTML
4 5 (9.62%) RxSwift
5 4 (7.69%) Cocoa
5 4 (7.69%) CSS
6 3 (5.77%) .NET
6 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.77%) RESTful
6 3 (5.77%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (3.85%) Core Animation
7 2 (3.85%) HTML5
7 2 (3.85%) UIKit
8 1 (1.92%) CSS3
8 1 (1.92%) Node.js
8 1 (1.92%) React
8 1 (1.92%) RxJava
8 1 (1.92%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.77%) Mobile App
2 10 (19.23%) User Experience
3 8 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (15.38%) iPad
4 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (7.69%) iPhone
4 4 (7.69%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.85%) Animation
5 2 (3.85%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.92%) Chromecast
6 1 (1.92%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 49 (94.23%) Apple iOS
2 11 (21.15%) Android
3 7 (13.46%) Mac OS X
4 3 (5.77%) Linux
5 1 (1.92%) tvOS
5 1 (1.92%) watchOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (65.38%) iOS Development
2 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 11 (21.15%) TDD
6 10 (19.23%) BDD
7 9 (17.31%) Scrum
8 7 (13.46%) MVVM
9 6 (11.54%) API Testing
9 6 (11.54%) MVC
10 5 (9.62%) Integration Testing
10 5 (9.62%) Unit Testing
11 4 (7.69%) Creative Thinking
11 4 (7.69%) Cryptography
11 4 (7.69%) Defect Management
11 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce
11 4 (7.69%) OO
12 3 (5.77%) Agile Testing
12 3 (5.77%) Mobile Application Development
12 3 (5.77%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (84.62%) Apple Swift
2 27 (51.92%) Objective-C
3 8 (15.38%) Kotlin
4 7 (13.46%) C
4 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
5 6 (11.54%) Java
5 6 (11.54%) Shell Script
6 4 (7.69%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.77%) PHP
7 3 (5.77%) Python
8 2 (3.85%) Ruby
9 1 (1.92%) C++
9 1 (1.92%) Groovy
9 1 (1.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.92%) Degree
1 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.31%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Docker
1 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) HockeyApp
1 1 (1.92%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (28.85%) Apple
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle
2 4 (7.69%) Xamarin
3 2 (3.85%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 2 (3.85%) Google
4 1 (1.92%) CA
4 1 (1.92%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (1.92%) VMware