The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 April 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Xcode
Rank 122 110 90
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -20
Contract jobs citing Xcode 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.043% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.28% 0.54% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
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£348 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.36% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £275 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.92% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Xcode
England

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

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
234 184 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.75% 7.82% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 104 77
Average daily rate £338 £301 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.31% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £382 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 17
Average hourly rate £31.44 £35.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.17% -7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.01% -

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
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 27 April 2015. 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 -8 2 £350 +27.27%
Staffordshire - 1 £345 - 2
Xcode
England

Xcode
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Development
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (66.67%) Objective-C
3 1 (33.33%) Games
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) OpenGL
3 1 (33.33%) UIKit
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software

Xcode
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Cocoa
2 2 (66.67%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (33.33%) UIKit
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Development
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 1 (33.33%) C#