The first table below looks at the demand for Xcode skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xcode over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the West Midlands region.

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.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Xcode
Rank 118 100 103
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Contract jobs citing Xcode 2 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.081% 0.35% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.97% 4.02% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
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£350 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.66 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -46.68%
Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
207 174 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.41% 8.75% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 102 104
Average daily rate £325 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 9
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £29.25 £24.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £40.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -0.66%
Xcode
England

Xcode
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Xcode Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Xcode
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Xcode Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Xcode
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Xcode across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Xcode Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Xcode
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xcode within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -2 1 £250 - 3
Solihull - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Xcode
England

Xcode
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 4 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (75.00%) iOS Development
3 2 (50.00%) Android Development
3 2 (50.00%) Digital Media
3 2 (50.00%) iOS SDK
3 2 (50.00%) iPad
3 2 (50.00%) Android
3 2 (50.00%) iPhone
3 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (50.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) Apple
4 1 (25.00%) Cocoa
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) Google
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) JSON
4 1 (25.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) SQLite
4 1 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (25.00%) C#

Xcode
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) iOS Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Android Developer
4 1 (25.00%) iPhone Developer
4 1 (25.00%) iPad Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Cocoa
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (50.00%) iPad
2 2 (50.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (50.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Apple
1 1 (25.00%) Google
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