The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Xcode skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Xcode over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Xcode
North West / Manchester
Rank 86 - 92
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Xcode 6 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.45% - 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.55% - 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 4
Median daily rate £474 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 - £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 - £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +20.71% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 - -

Xcode is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 235 236 194
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 17.75% 13.15% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 162 135
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Xcode
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Xcode as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Xcode in Manchester

Xcode
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Xcode in Manchester

Xcode
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Xcode in Manchester over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Xcode in Manchester

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Xcode.

1 9 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 9 (100.00%) Apple Swift
2 8 (88.89%) Objective-C
3 7 (77.78%) Android
3 7 (77.78%) Mobile App
4 6 (66.67%) Mobile Application Development
4 6 (66.67%) iOS Development
4 6 (66.67%) Java
5 5 (55.56%) Cocoa
5 5 (55.56%) Android Development
5 5 (55.56%) Cocoa Touch
6 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
6 4 (44.44%) Change Control
6 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
6 4 (44.44%) Android Studio
6 4 (44.44%) CocoaPods
6 4 (44.44%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (44.44%) TestFlight
6 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (44.44%) iPhone
6 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
6 4 (44.44%) SQLite
6 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
6 4 (44.44%) Windows
6 4 (44.44%) Mac OS X
6 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
7 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (33.33%) Mobile Development
8 2 (22.22%) Material Design
8 2 (22.22%) REST

Xcode
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) TestFlight
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Bluetooth
1 2 (22.22%) NFC
1 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
1 4 (44.44%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Android Studio
1 4 (44.44%) CocoaPods
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
1 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) iOS Developer
3 5 (55.56%) Android Developer
4 4 (44.44%) Applications Developer
4 4 (44.44%) iOS Android Developer
4 4 (44.44%) Java Android Developer
4 4 (44.44%) Java Applications Developer
4 4 (44.44%) Java Developer
4 4 (44.44%) Java Mobile Developer
4 4 (44.44%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 4 (44.44%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Applications Architect
5 2 (22.22%) Architect
5 2 (22.22%) Mobile Architect
6 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Cocoa
1 5 (55.56%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (22.22%) J2EE
2 2 (22.22%) Material Design
2 2 (22.22%) REST
2 2 (22.22%) RESTful
2 2 (22.22%) SOAP
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Mobile App
2 4 (44.44%) iPhone
3 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (77.78%) Android
3 4 (44.44%) Mac OS X
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) iOS Development
1 6 (66.67%) Mobile Application Development
2 5 (55.56%) Android Development
3 4 (44.44%) Change Control
3 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Mobile Development
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Apple Swift
2 8 (88.89%) Objective-C
3 6 (66.67%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Apple
1 2 (22.22%) Google