The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Xcode
England / South East
Rank 231 252 235
Rank change year-on-year +21 -17  
Contract jobs citing Xcode 16 13 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.21% 0.14% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.40% 1.06% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 10
Median daily rate - £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 - -

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 the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1143 1221 1204
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 14.86% 13.39% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 658 778 687
Median daily rate £410 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% +2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 52 41
Median hourly rate £45.87 £43.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.05% +8.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £37.50 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £93.43 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.67% +11.46%  

Xcode
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Xcode as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Xcode in the South East

Xcode
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Xcode in the South East

Xcode
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xcode within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 March 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
Berkshire +33 16 - -
Xcode
England

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 South East region with a requirement for Xcode.

1 17 (73.91%) Objective-C
1 17 (73.91%) Android
2 16 (69.57%) LTE
2 16 (69.57%) Android Studio
2 16 (69.57%) Service Design
3 15 (65.22%) Publishing
3 15 (65.22%) Apple
3 15 (65.22%) Apple Swift
4 13 (56.52%) Mobile Development
5 12 (52.17%) Java
5 12 (52.17%) QA
5 12 (52.17%) Problem Management
6 11 (47.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (47.83%) Project Management
6 11 (47.83%) WCDMA
6 11 (47.83%) GSM
6 11 (47.83%) Mentoring
6 11 (47.83%) Coaching
6 11 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (47.83%) HSPA
7 10 (43.48%) Finance
7 10 (43.48%) Degree
8 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
8 6 (26.09%) iOS Development
9 5 (21.74%) Mobile App
10 4 (17.39%) .NET
10 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
11 3 (13.04%) C#
11 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
11 3 (13.04%) Microsoft

Xcode
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 16 (69.57%) LTE
2 11 (47.83%) GSM
2 11 (47.83%) HSPA
2 11 (47.83%) WCDMA
3 1 (4.35%) 3GPP
Development Applications
1 16 (69.57%) Android Studio
General
1 15 (65.22%) Publishing
2 10 (43.48%) Finance
3 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
4 3 (13.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Architect
2 7 (30.43%) Developer
3 6 (26.09%) iOS Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Applications Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Java Applications Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Java Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Mobile Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Service Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Junior
6 1 (4.35%) Junior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Junior iOS Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Mac Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) JSON
2 2 (8.70%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) RESTful
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (21.74%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.70%) iPhone
4 1 (4.35%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Android
2 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
3 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Service Design
2 13 (56.52%) Mobile Development
3 12 (52.17%) Problem Management
4 11 (47.83%) Coaching
4 11 (47.83%) Mentoring
4 11 (47.83%) Project Management
4 11 (47.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (26.09%) iOS Development
6 1 (4.35%) MVC
6 1 (4.35%) OO
6 1 (4.35%) OOP
6 1 (4.35%) SDLC
6 1 (4.35%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) Objective-C
2 15 (65.22%) Apple Swift
3 12 (52.17%) Java
4 3 (13.04%) C#
5 2 (8.70%) C++
6 1 (4.35%) C
6 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (52.17%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Apple
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft