Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 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
England > North West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 213 235
Rank change year-on-year +23 +22 -42
Contract jobs citing Xcode 14 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.24% 0.20% 0.082%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.42% 1.40% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 1
North West median daily rate £350 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +17.24% +3.57%
10th Percentile £310 £388 £356
90th Percentile £423 £500 £369
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +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 £17.50
% change year-on-year +73.61% +105.71% -61.11%

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 989 1003 1150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.29% 14.46% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 673 689
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £290 £300 £263
90th Percentile £538 £500 £526
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 27 46
North West median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £33.40 £34.85 £27.88
90th Percentile £50.50 £44.30 £41.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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 17 November 2017. 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
Manchester +15 11 £338 -20.59% 8
Cheshire +8 2 - - 1
Merseyside - 1 £400 -
Xcode
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 North West region with a requirement for Xcode.

1 13 (92.86%) Apple iOS
1 13 (92.86%) iOS Development
2 12 (85.71%) Apple Swift
3 11 (78.57%) Apple
4 10 (71.43%) JSON
5 9 (64.29%) User Experience
6 8 (57.14%) Unit Testing
6 8 (57.14%) Kanban
6 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (57.14%) Scrum
6 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
7 5 (35.71%) Objective-C
8 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
8 4 (28.57%) Cocoa
8 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
9 3 (21.43%) Mobile Development
9 3 (21.43%) HTML
9 3 (21.43%) Windows
9 3 (21.43%) REST
9 3 (21.43%) Retail
10 2 (14.29%) Subversion
10 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
10 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
10 2 (14.29%) Mac OS X
10 2 (14.29%) SOAP
10 2 (14.29%) Web Services
10 2 (14.29%) XML
10 2 (14.29%) MVC
10 2 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (14.29%) Degree

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:

Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 3 (21.43%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 12 (85.71%) iOS Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Cordova Developer
4 1 (7.14%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) HTML Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead iOS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Objective-C Developer
4 1 (7.14%) PhoneGap Developer
4 1 (7.14%) PhoneGap/Cordova Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) JSON
2 4 (28.57%) Cocoa
3 3 (21.43%) HTML
3 3 (21.43%) REST
4 2 (14.29%) PhoneGap
4 2 (14.29%) SOAP
4 2 (14.29%) Web Services
4 2 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (7.14%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (7.14%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (7.14%) CSS
5 1 (7.14%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) User Experience
2 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (7.14%) iPad
4 1 (7.14%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Apple iOS
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) Mac OS X
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) iOS Development
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Kanban
2 8 (57.14%) Scrum
2 8 (57.14%) Unit Testing
3 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 3 (21.43%) Mobile Development
5 2 (14.29%) MVC
6 1 (7.14%) Gamification
6 1 (7.14%) Push Notifications
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Apple Swift
2 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 5 (35.71%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Apple