The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 28 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 147 133
Rank change year-on-year +37 -14  
Contract jobs citing Xcode 7 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.32% 0.14% 0.068%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.09% 0.92% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Median daily rate £375 £263 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -36.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £257 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £269 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 335 437 304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 15.20% 14.85% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 523 326
Median daily rate £400 £353 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.47% -6.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £475 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 18
Median hourly rate £43.39 £27.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.78% -9.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £14.25 £29.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £195.00 £40.75 £41.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

Xcode
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Xcode in Scotland

Xcode
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Xcode in Scotland

Xcode
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xcode within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +4 6 £375 +42.85%
Edinburgh +15 1 - -
Xcode
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Xcode.

1 9 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 9 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 8 (88.89%) Objective-C
3 7 (77.78%) Cocoa
3 7 (77.78%) Apple Swift
4 5 (55.56%) Cocoa Touch
5 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 3 (33.33%) iOS SDK
5 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 3 (33.33%) iPad
5 3 (33.33%) JSON
5 3 (33.33%) SQLite
5 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (33.33%) iPhone
5 3 (33.33%) Apple
5 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) XML
6 2 (22.22%) OO
6 2 (22.22%) OOD
6 2 (22.22%) Mac OS X
6 2 (22.22%) Web Services
6 2 (22.22%) MVC
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 2 (22.22%) Core Animation
6 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
6 2 (22.22%) Animation
6 2 (22.22%) Subversion

Xcode
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (22.22%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Bluetooth
1 1 (11.11%) NFC
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Subversion
3 1 (11.11%) CocoaPods
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
1 9 (100.00%) iOS Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Objective-C Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Cocoa
2 5 (55.56%) Cocoa Touch
3 3 (33.33%) iOS SDK
3 3 (33.33%) JSON
3 3 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) Core Animation
4 2 (22.22%) Core Data
4 2 (22.22%) UIKit
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) Ajax
5 1 (11.11%) React Native
5 1 (11.11%) REST
5 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) iPad
1 3 (33.33%) iPhone
1 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (22.22%) Animation
2 2 (22.22%) Apple TV
3 1 (11.11%) Social Media
3 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (22.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) OOD
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) B2C
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Objective-C
2 7 (77.78%) Apple Swift
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (11.11%) Xamarin