Period
to 15 December 2018

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 6 months to 15 December 2018 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 > South East
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 374 359 358
Rank change year-on-year -15 -1 +28
Contract jobs citing Xcode 16 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.095% 0.10% 0.074%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.49% 0.57% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
South East median daily rate £475 £500 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +53.85% -14.19%
10th Percentile £448 £405 £144
90th Percentile £494 £500 £423
England median daily rate £441 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.00% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East 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 South East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3,277 2,974 2,457
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.53% 17.63% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,019 1,816 1,495
South East median daily rate £450 £429 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.96% +7.19% +6.67%
10th Percentile £315 £310 £300
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £430
% change year-on-year +2.70% +7.56% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 87 77
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% -3.53%
10th Percentile £33.00 £26.00 £32.50
90th Percentile £59.75 £60.40 £59.31
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Xcode
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Xcode as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 15 December 2018. 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
Thames Valley +16 9 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 7 - -
West Sussex - 5 £475 - 4
Berkshire -8 2 - - 1
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 - - 4
Xcode
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for Xcode.

1 16 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 14 (87.50%) Java
3 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (68.75%) Test Automation
5 10 (62.50%) Android
5 10 (62.50%) iOS Development
6 9 (56.25%) Cucumber
6 9 (56.25%) Jenkins
7 8 (50.00%) Apple Swift
8 7 (43.75%) Appium
8 7 (43.75%) Open Source
8 7 (43.75%) TDD
8 7 (43.75%) Banking
8 7 (43.75%) OO
9 6 (37.50%) Objective-C
9 6 (37.50%) Spring
9 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
9 6 (37.50%) Selenium
9 6 (37.50%) SoapUI
9 6 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (37.50%) Spring Boot
9 6 (37.50%) TestFlight
10 5 (31.25%) fastlane
10 5 (31.25%) Microservices
10 5 (31.25%) SOLID
10 5 (31.25%) CocoaPods
10 5 (31.25%) SDLC
10 5 (31.25%) Software Delivery
10 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
10 5 (31.25%) Docker

Xcode
Co-occurring 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 5 (31.25%) Apache
1 5 (31.25%) JBoss
1 5 (31.25%) WebLogic
2 3 (18.75%) nginx
2 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) TestFlight
2 3 (18.75%) GitHub
2 3 (18.75%) Google Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) Google Play
3 2 (12.50%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) HTTP
1 4 (25.00%) SSL
1 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) MongoDB
2 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Cucumber
1 9 (56.25%) Jenkins
2 7 (43.75%) Appium
3 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 6 (37.50%) Selenium
3 6 (37.50%) SoapUI
4 5 (31.25%) CocoaPods
4 5 (31.25%) Eclipse
4 5 (31.25%) fastlane
4 5 (31.25%) IntelliJ
4 5 (31.25%) JUnit
4 5 (31.25%) TeamCity
5 3 (18.75%) Ant
5 3 (18.75%) Gatling
5 3 (18.75%) Grunt
5 3 (18.75%) gulp
5 3 (18.75%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (18.75%) Sublime Text
6 2 (12.50%) Android Studio
7 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
General
1 7 (43.75%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Automation Tester
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
1 7 (43.75%) Tester
2 6 (37.50%) iOS Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Mobile Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Application Development Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Development Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Development Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Java Automation Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Development Manager
5 1 (6.25%) React Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Automation Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Test Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Spring
1 6 (37.50%) Spring Boot
2 5 (31.25%) CSS
2 5 (31.25%) EJB
2 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
2 5 (31.25%) HTML
2 5 (31.25%) HTML5
2 5 (31.25%) J2EE
2 5 (31.25%) J2SE
2 5 (31.25%) JSON
2 5 (31.25%) Play Framework
2 5 (31.25%) REST
2 5 (31.25%) SOAP
2 5 (31.25%) XML
3 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (25.00%) Node.js
4 3 (18.75%) Gherkin
4 3 (18.75%) jQuery
4 3 (18.75%) Servlets
5 2 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) iPhone
2 1 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 10 (62.50%) Android
3 5 (31.25%) Unix
4 4 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (18.75%) Ubuntu
5 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) Test Automation
3 10 (62.50%) iOS Development
4 7 (43.75%) OO
4 7 (43.75%) Open Source
4 7 (43.75%) TDD
5 6 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
6 5 (31.25%) Microservices
6 5 (31.25%) SDLC
6 5 (31.25%) Software Delivery
6 5 (31.25%) SOLID
6 5 (31.25%) Test-First Development
7 4 (25.00%) Android Development
7 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 4 (25.00%) MVC
8 3 (18.75%) Analytics
8 3 (18.75%) DevOps
8 3 (18.75%) Lean Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) Apple Swift
3 6 (37.50%) Objective-C
4 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 5 (31.25%) Scala
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) C#
6 3 (18.75%) Groovy
6 3 (18.75%) Haskell
6 3 (18.75%) Perl
6 3 (18.75%) Python
6 3 (18.75%) Ruby
7 1 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Puppet
2 3 (18.75%) Grafana
2 3 (18.75%) Kibana
3 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Google
1 5 (31.25%) webMethods
2 4 (25.00%) Adobe
3 1 (6.25%) Apple