The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 23 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 117 -
Rank change year-on-year +23 -  
Contract jobs citing Xcode 8 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.56% 0.34% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.51% 1.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 0
Median daily rate £408 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.11% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -11.76% +9.67%  
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 319 389 330
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 22.26% 18.90% 15.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 268 232
Median daily rate £400 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Median hourly rate £28.25 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  

Xcode
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

Xcode
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Xcode in West Yorkshire

Xcode
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xcode within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Leeds +13 7 £420 -1.17% 1
Bradford - 1 £300 -
Xcode
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Xcode.

1 20 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 19 (95.00%) iOS Development
2 19 (95.00%) Apple Swift
3 17 (85.00%) Objective-C
4 16 (80.00%) Scrum
4 16 (80.00%) Cocoa
4 16 (80.00%) RESTful
4 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (80.00%) User Experience
5 15 (75.00%) Cocoa Touch
6 13 (65.00%) OO
6 13 (65.00%) OOD
6 13 (65.00%) Unit Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Android
7 5 (25.00%) Java
7 5 (25.00%) Mobile App
8 4 (20.00%) Android Development
9 3 (15.00%) Android SDK
9 3 (15.00%) iOS SDK
10 2 (10.00%) Node.js
10 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
10 2 (10.00%) Splunk
10 2 (10.00%) Spring Boot
10 2 (10.00%) Tealium
10 2 (10.00%) TensorFlow
10 2 (10.00%) iPhone
10 2 (10.00%) Mule
10 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
10 2 (10.00%) Pattern Recognition
10 2 (10.00%) MongoDB

Xcode
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 2 (10.00%) Mule
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (10.00%) Banking
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Publishing
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
1 19 (95.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (5.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (5.00%) Architect
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (5.00%) iOS Android Developer
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) Cocoa
1 16 (80.00%) RESTful
2 15 (75.00%) Cocoa Touch
3 3 (15.00%) Android SDK
3 3 (15.00%) iOS SDK
4 2 (10.00%) Node.js
4 2 (10.00%) Spring Boot
4 2 (10.00%) TensorFlow
5 1 (5.00%) REST
5 1 (5.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (80.00%) User Experience
2 5 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (10.00%) iPhone
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.00%) iPad
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) iOS Development
2 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (80.00%) Scrum
3 13 (65.00%) OO
3 13 (65.00%) OOD
3 13 (65.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Android Development
5 2 (10.00%) Pattern Recognition
5 2 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) BDD
6 1 (5.00%) Content Management
6 1 (5.00%) Data Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) Apple Swift
2 17 (85.00%) Objective-C
3 5 (25.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Splunk
1 2 (10.00%) Tealium
2 1 (5.00%) Apple