Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 January 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 > North West
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 201 190 197
Rank change year-on-year -11 +7 +39
Contract jobs citing Xcode 9 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.16% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.79% 1.42% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 10
North West median daily rate £346 £320 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.23% -24.71% +30.77%
10th Percentile £339 £238 £386
90th Percentile £408 £381 £501
England median daily rate £441 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.00% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £62.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year - +73.61% +105.71%

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 the North West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,134 988 977
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.36% 18.27% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 781 685 657
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £285
90th Percentile £608 £558 £500
England median daily rate £488 £470 £434
% change year-on-year +3.72% +8.33% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 23 30
North West median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £41.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -3.32% +10.33%
10th Percentile £33.70 £36.25 £34.85
90th Percentile £48.75 £57.00 £50.15
England median hourly rate £42.75 £43.75 £41.00
% change year-on-year -2.29% +6.71% +2.50%

Xcode
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Xcode as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Xcode in the North West

Xcode
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Xcode in the North West

Xcode
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xcode within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 January 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
Cheshire -1 6 £346 +38.53% 5
Manchester -12 3 £388 +19.23% 4
Xcode
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 North West region with a requirement for Xcode.

1 9 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 9 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 8 (88.89%) Apple Swift
2 8 (88.89%) iOS Development
3 6 (66.67%) User Experience
3 6 (66.67%) Cocoa
3 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 6 (66.67%) JSON
3 6 (66.67%) Apple
3 6 (66.67%) HTML
4 5 (55.56%) SOAP
4 5 (55.56%) Web Services
4 5 (55.56%) XML
4 5 (55.56%) Windows
4 5 (55.56%) Mac OS X
4 5 (55.56%) Subversion
4 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
4 5 (55.56%) REST
4 5 (55.56%) Windows 8
5 4 (44.44%) UX Design
6 3 (33.33%) Android
6 3 (33.33%) Java
7 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
7 2 (22.22%) React Native
7 2 (22.22%) Mobile Development
8 1 (11.11%) SpriteKit
8 1 (11.11%) Kotlin
8 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
8 1 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment

Xcode
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (55.56%) Subversion
3 1 (11.11%) Gradle
3 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (88.89%) iOS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (11.11%) React Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Cocoa
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
1 6 (66.67%) JSON
2 5 (55.56%) REST
2 5 (55.56%) SOAP
2 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) React Native
4 1 (11.11%) Ajax
4 1 (11.11%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) iOS SDK
4 1 (11.11%) Redux
4 1 (11.11%) SpriteKit
4 1 (11.11%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (11.11%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (55.56%) Mac OS X
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 8
3 3 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) iOS Development
2 4 (44.44%) UX Design
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile Development
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Android Development
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 8 (88.89%) Apple Swift
3 3 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) C++
5 1 (11.11%) Kotlin
5 1 (11.11%) Perl
5 1 (11.11%) PHP
5 1 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (11.11%) Ruby
5 1 (11.11%) Scala
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Apple