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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xcode over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Xcode
Rank 134 114 121
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +7
Contract jobs citing Xcode 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.073% 0.20% 0.085%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.46% 1.91% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+105.71% -51.38%
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
437 262 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.95% 10.24% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 122 104
Median daily rate £389 £356 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.12% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 13
Median hourly rate £32.00 £20.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -41.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.73 £19.75 £28.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Xcode
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Xcode as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Xcode Hourly 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xcode within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Wolverhampton - 1 £400 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Xcode
England

Xcode
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Xcode.

1 5 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 5 (100.00%) RESTful
1 5 (100.00%) Apple Swift
2 3 (60.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile Development
2 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Apple
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Cocoa
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Publishing
3 2 (40.00%) OOD
3 2 (40.00%) Gradle
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (40.00%) Android Development
3 2 (40.00%) Android
3 2 (40.00%) Android Studio
3 2 (40.00%) CocoaPods
3 2 (40.00%) Material Design
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) iPad
4 1 (20.00%) iPhone
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security

Xcode
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Android Studio
1 2 (40.00%) CocoaPods
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Gradle
General
1 2 (40.00%) Publishing
2 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) iOS Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Android Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Lead Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Lead iOS Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Objective-C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) RESTful
2 3 (60.00%) Cocoa
3 2 (40.00%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (20.00%) iPad
3 1 (20.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) BDD
1 3 (60.00%) iOS Development
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile Development
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
1 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Android Development
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 5 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Apple