Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 154 143
Rank change year-on-year +25 -11 -18
Contract jobs citing Xcode 11 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.37% 0.26% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.16% 1.70% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 4
Manchester median daily rate £338 £425 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.59% +23.64% -1.79%
10th Percentile £310 £385 £308
90th Percentile £413 £470 £408
North West median daily rate £350 £425 £344
% change year-on-year -17.65% +23.64% -1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Manchester with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 509 530 518
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 17.33% 15.13% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 370 300
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% +11.54%
10th Percentile £290 £306 £268
90th Percentile £538 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 27
Manchester median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +29.03%
10th Percentile £35.00 £29.81 £25.00
90th Percentile £58.50 £40.00 £41.40
North West median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +10.29%

Xcode
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Xcode as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 10 (90.91%) Apple iOS
1 10 (90.91%) iOS Development
2 9 (81.82%) User Experience
2 9 (81.82%) Apple
2 9 (81.82%) Apple Swift
3 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 8 (72.73%) Scrum
3 8 (72.73%) JSON
3 8 (72.73%) Unit Testing
3 8 (72.73%) Kanban
4 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
4 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
5 3 (27.27%) Retail
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) PhoneGap
6 2 (18.18%) MVC
6 2 (18.18%) Objective-C
6 2 (18.18%) Mobile Development
7 1 (9.09%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (9.09%) Cocoa
7 1 (9.09%) Games
7 1 (9.09%) HTML
7 1 (9.09%) CSS
7 1 (9.09%) Cocoa Touch
7 1 (9.09%) UIKit
7 1 (9.09%) REST
7 1 (9.09%) Push Notifications
7 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (9.09%) Gamification

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:

General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 9 (81.82%) iOS Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Cordova Developer
3 1 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (9.09%) HTML Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Lead iOS Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (9.09%) PhoneGap Developer
3 1 (9.09%) PhoneGap/Cordova Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) JSON
2 2 (18.18%) PhoneGap
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (9.09%) Cocoa
3 1 (9.09%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) User Experience
2 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) iOS Development
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Kanban
2 8 (72.73%) Scrum
2 8 (72.73%) Unit Testing
3 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) Mobile Development
4 2 (18.18%) MVC
5 1 (9.09%) Gamification
5 1 (9.09%) Push Notifications
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Apple Swift
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Apple