The table below looks at the statistics for Xcode skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xcode over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Xcode
Rank 63 67 61
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Xcode 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.26% 0.25% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.99% 3.33% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £375 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £381 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.19% +8.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Xcode
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Development Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
67 60 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.69% 7.43% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 46 34
Average daily rate £375 £340 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -2.01%

Xcode
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Xcode across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Xcode Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Xcode
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Xcode Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Xcode
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Xcode also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Xcode.

1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 5 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 4 (80.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (40.00%) iPhone
3 2 (40.00%) Cocoa
3 2 (40.00%) iPad
4 1 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (20.00%) Android Development
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) PDA
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) Games
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) Apple
4 1 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (20.00%) Apple TV
4 1 (20.00%) Apple Swift

Xcode
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Xcode also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Xcode. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) 3D Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Games Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Unity 3D Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Cocoa
2 1 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) iPad
1 2 (40.00%) iPhone
2 1 (20.00%) Apple TV
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Android Development
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (20.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Apple