The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Xcode
UK
Rank 531 556 502
Rank change year-on-year +25 -54  
Contract jobs citing Xcode 78 85 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.01% 1.10% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 72 74
Median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £310 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +20.71% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.00 - -
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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7747 7746 6990
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.32% 14.56% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5227 5162 4464
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 188 132
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.89 £31.80 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Xcode
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Xcode
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Xcode in the UK

Xcode
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Xcode over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Xcode in the UK

Xcode
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Xcode.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Xcode in the UK

Xcode
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Xcode over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Xcode in the UK

Xcode
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xcode within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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
England +33 76 £400 +6.66% 39
London +13 33 £375 -17.80% 13
Berkshire +36 14 - -
South East +26 14 - - 1
Yorkshire +25 11 £410 +2.50% 3
City of London +12 11 £400 -17.94% 4
West Yorkshire +23 10 £410 +2.50% 3
Leeds +18 10 £410 +2.50% 3
East of England -2 9 £275 -21.42% 10
North West +34 8 £460 +22.66% 6
Essex 0 7 £275 - 3
Manchester - 6 £474 - 5
Reading +18 4 - -
Scotland +23 2 £425 - 1
Edinburgh +18 2 £425 - 1
Hertfordshire +2 2 £300 -29.41% 1
Brentwood - 2 - -
St Albans - 2 £300 -
Cheshire +30 1 £450 +20.00% 1
West Midlands +9 1 - - 1
Liverpool +3 1 - -
Merseyside +1 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - - 2
North East - 1 - - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - - 2
Wolverhampton - 1 - -

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 with a requirement for Xcode.

1 113 (82.48%) Apple iOS
2 91 (66.42%) Apple Swift
3 86 (62.77%) Objective-C
4 80 (58.39%) iOS Development
5 65 (47.45%) Android
6 62 (45.26%) Mobile App
7 47 (34.31%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (29.20%) Cocoa
8 40 (29.20%) Java
9 39 (28.47%) RESTful
10 37 (27.01%) QA
10 37 (27.01%) Apple
11 33 (24.09%) TDD
11 33 (24.09%) Jenkins
11 33 (24.09%) Android Studio
12 31 (22.63%) iPhone
13 30 (21.90%) Mobile Development
13 30 (21.90%) JavaScript
14 29 (21.17%) XML
15 28 (20.44%) Git (software)
15 28 (20.44%) iOS SDK
16 26 (18.98%) JSON
17 24 (17.52%) HTML
17 24 (17.52%) Android Development
18 23 (16.79%) Unit Testing
18 23 (16.79%) Continuous Integration
18 23 (16.79%) Scrum
19 22 (16.06%) Finance
19 22 (16.06%) Cocoa Touch
19 22 (16.06%) Core Data

Xcode
Top Related IT Skills 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 11 (8.03%) Confluence
2 7 (5.11%) Mule
3 5 (3.65%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.46%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.73%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.73%) CMS
5 1 (0.73%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.22%) GitHub
2 4 (2.92%) TestFlight
3 3 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.46%) Google Play
4 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.46%) Office 365
4 2 (1.46%) Yammer
5 1 (0.73%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.68%) LTE
2 11 (8.03%) GSM
2 11 (8.03%) HSPA
2 11 (8.03%) WCDMA
3 5 (3.65%) HTTP
4 2 (1.46%) Bluetooth
4 2 (1.46%) NFC
4 2 (1.46%) VoIP
4 2 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.46%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.73%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.73%) Internet
5 1 (0.73%) SMS
5 1 (0.73%) SSL
5 1 (0.73%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.73%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.84%) MongoDB
2 7 (5.11%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.92%) MySQL
3 4 (2.92%) SQLite
4 3 (2.19%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.19%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.73%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.73%) Big Data
5 1 (0.73%) HBase
Development Applications
1 33 (24.09%) Android Studio
1 33 (24.09%) Jenkins
2 28 (20.44%) Git (software)
3 14 (10.22%) Cucumber
4 12 (8.76%) JIRA
5 11 (8.03%) Calabash
6 10 (7.30%) JUnit
7 9 (6.57%) Appium
7 9 (6.57%) CocoaPods
7 9 (6.57%) Eclipse
8 6 (4.38%) Selenium
9 5 (3.65%) Gradle
10 4 (2.92%) TeamCity
10 4 (2.92%) Travis CI
11 3 (2.19%) Fiddler
11 3 (2.19%) Visual Studio
11 3 (2.19%) WebDriver
12 2 (1.46%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 2 (1.46%) Subversion
13 1 (0.73%) Bitbucket
General
1 22 (16.06%) Finance
2 18 (13.14%) Publishing
3 9 (6.57%) Retail
4 7 (5.11%) Banking
5 6 (4.38%) Automotive
5 6 (4.38%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.65%) Advertising
6 5 (3.65%) Games
7 4 (2.92%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.46%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (60.58%) Developer
2 74 (54.01%) iOS Developer
3 20 (14.60%) Architect
4 16 (11.68%) QA Engineer
5 13 (9.49%) Android Developer
6 11 (8.03%) iOS Android Developer
6 11 (8.03%) Mobile Developer
7 7 (5.11%) Applications Architect
7 7 (5.11%) Applications Developer
7 7 (5.11%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 7 (5.11%) Senior Developer
7 7 (5.11%) Senior iOS Developer
7 7 (5.11%) Software Engineer
8 6 (4.38%) Java Developer
8 6 (4.38%) Objective-C Developer
9 5 (3.65%) Java Applications Developer
9 5 (3.65%) Java Mobile Developer
9 5 (3.65%) Software Test Engineer
9 5 (3.65%) Test Engineer
10 4 (2.92%) Mobile Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (29.20%) Cocoa
2 39 (28.47%) RESTful
3 29 (21.17%) XML
4 28 (20.44%) iOS SDK
5 26 (18.98%) JSON
6 24 (17.52%) HTML
7 22 (16.06%) Cocoa Touch
7 22 (16.06%) Core Data
8 16 (11.68%) .NET
8 16 (11.68%) REST
9 15 (10.95%) Core Animation
10 12 (8.76%) HTML5
11 11 (8.03%) iPhone SDK
12 9 (6.57%) Spring Boot
13 8 (5.84%) Android SDK
13 8 (5.84%) Node.js
13 8 (5.84%) TensorFlow
13 8 (5.84%) Web Services
14 7 (5.11%) CSS
14 7 (5.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 62 (45.26%) Mobile App
2 31 (22.63%) iPhone
3 21 (15.33%) User Experience
4 19 (13.87%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (10.95%) Animation
6 9 (6.57%) iPad
7 4 (2.92%) Augmented Reality
7 4 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.19%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.19%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.19%) Fintech
8 3 (2.19%) Online Banking
9 2 (1.46%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (1.46%) NHS
10 1 (0.73%) Handset
10 1 (0.73%) HTC Vive
10 1 (0.73%) Oculus Rift
10 1 (0.73%) Social Media
10 1 (0.73%) Social Network
10 1 (0.73%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 113 (82.48%) Apple iOS
2 65 (47.45%) Android
3 10 (7.30%) Windows
4 7 (5.11%) Mac OS X
5 6 (4.38%) Linux
6 5 (3.65%) Unix
7 2 (1.46%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.73%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.73%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.73%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (58.39%) iOS Development
2 47 (34.31%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (24.09%) TDD
4 30 (21.90%) Mobile Development
5 24 (17.52%) Android Development
6 23 (16.79%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (16.79%) Scrum
6 23 (16.79%) Unit Testing
7 20 (14.60%) OOD
8 19 (13.87%) BDD
9 16 (11.68%) MVC
9 16 (11.68%) Service Design
10 15 (10.95%) Software Engineering
11 14 (10.22%) Mentoring
12 13 (9.49%) OO
12 13 (9.49%) Test Automation
13 12 (8.76%) Problem Management
13 12 (8.76%) Push Notifications
14 11 (8.03%) Coaching
14 11 (8.03%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 91 (66.42%) Apple Swift
2 86 (62.77%) Objective-C
3 40 (29.20%) Java
4 30 (21.90%) JavaScript
5 20 (14.60%) C++
6 16 (11.68%) C#
7 6 (4.38%) C
7 6 (4.38%) SQL
8 5 (3.65%) Ruby
9 4 (2.92%) Python
10 3 (2.19%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.73%) ECMAScript
11 1 (0.73%) ES6
11 1 (0.73%) PHP
11 1 (0.73%) VB
11 1 (0.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (12.41%) Degree
2 4 (2.92%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.46%) ISEB
3 2 (1.46%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.73%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (27.01%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (10.95%) HockeyApp
2 1 (0.73%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.73%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 37 (27.01%) Apple
2 9 (6.57%) Splunk
3 8 (5.84%) Tealium
4 7 (5.11%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.92%) Google
6 3 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.46%) Infor
7 2 (1.46%) Oracle
7 2 (1.46%) SAP
7 2 (1.46%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.73%) Adobe
8 1 (0.73%) Appcelerator
8 1 (0.73%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.73%) Kony
8 1 (0.73%) Sencha
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
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