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 26 June 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.

Apple Xcode
North West / Manchester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 99 89
Rank change year-on-year +11 -10  
Contract jobs citing Xcode 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.14% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.92% 1.85% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £308 £410 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +13.10%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -10.29% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £28.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £28.50 -
% change year-on-year +45.61% -  

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 218 216 128
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 15.62% 12.22% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 143 79
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

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 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Xcode in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 7 (87.50%) Apple iOS
2 6 (75.00%) Apple Swift
3 5 (62.50%) Objective-C
3 5 (62.50%) Android
3 5 (62.50%) Mobile App
4 4 (50.00%) Mobile Development
5 3 (37.50%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (37.50%) REST
5 3 (37.50%) iOS Development
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) Google
5 3 (37.50%) Java
5 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
6 2 (25.00%) Bluetooth
6 2 (25.00%) SOAP
6 2 (25.00%) Web Services
6 2 (25.00%) J2EE
6 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (25.00%) Apple
6 2 (25.00%) NFC
6 2 (25.00%) RESTful
6 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (25.00%) Material Design
6 2 (25.00%) PhoneGap
6 2 (25.00%) iOS SDK
6 2 (25.00%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch
6 2 (25.00%) Cocoa
6 2 (25.00%) Android Development
6 2 (25.00%) Programme Delivery

Xcode
Co-occurring 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 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Bluetooth
1 2 (25.00%) NFC
1 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (12.50%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
2 1 (12.50%) Android Studio
2 1 (12.50%) CocoaPods
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) iOS Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Android Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Applications Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Cordova Developer
4 1 (12.50%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) HTML Developer
4 1 (12.50%) iOS Android Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Android Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Mobile Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PhoneGap Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PhoneGap/Cordova Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) REST
2 2 (25.00%) Apache Cordova
2 2 (25.00%) Cocoa
2 2 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (25.00%) iOS SDK
2 2 (25.00%) J2EE
2 2 (25.00%) Material Design
2 2 (25.00%) PhoneGap
2 2 (25.00%) RESTful
2 2 (25.00%) SOAP
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) Android SDK
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) Google Maps API
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) iPhone
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Apple iOS
2 5 (62.50%) Android
3 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) iOS Development
2 3 (37.50%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (25.00%) Android Development
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Apple Swift
2 5 (62.50%) Objective-C
3 3 (37.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Google
2 2 (25.00%) Apple