Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 177 187
Rank change year-on-year -5 +10 -1
Contract jobs citing Xcode 5 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.099% 0.093% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.59% 0.56% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 6
Scotland median daily rate £375 £425 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +23.64% -
10th Percentile £328 £254 £276
90th Percentile £401 £538 £378
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 850 716 749
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 16.91% 16.61% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 408 405
Scotland median daily rate £400 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.38% +6.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £270 £258 £260
90th Percentile £538 £475 £467
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 20
Scotland median hourly rate £43.39 £43.00 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.91% +6.49% +6.26%
10th Percentile £31.38 £14.00 £29.25
90th Percentile £195.00 £48.54 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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 6 months to 21 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
Glasgow - 4 £375 -
Edinburgh -9 1 - -
Xcode
UK

For the 6 months to 21 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Xcode.

1 5 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 5 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 5 (100.00%) Apple Swift
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) Cocoa
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) RESTful
3 2 (40.00%) Cocoa Touch
3 2 (40.00%) SQLite
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) Core Data
4 1 (20.00%) CocoaPods
4 1 (20.00%) User Experience
4 1 (20.00%) React
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) CocoaPods
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) iOS Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Objective-C Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Cocoa
2 2 (40.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) Core Data
3 1 (20.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 5 (100.00%) Objective-C