Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Xcode skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Xcode over the 6 months to 24 November 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 101 83
Rank change year-on-year +6 -18 +5
Contract jobs citing Xcode 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.12% 0.066% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.84% 0.35% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Birmingham median daily rate £475 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £463 £325 £363
90th Percentile £488 £375 £388
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Birmingham median hourly rate - - £17.50
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £17.50

Xcode is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 239 287 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 14.86% 18.93% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 188 69
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £269 £270 £263
90th Percentile £526 £505 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £340
% change year-on-year +3.13% +17.65% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
Birmingham median hourly rate £25.50 - £42.50
10th Percentile £15.10 - £16.25
90th Percentile £36.30 - £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £31.44
% change year-on-year +6.45% -1.40% -16.16%

Xcode
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Xcode as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Xcode in Birmingham

Xcode
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Xcode in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Xcode.

1 2 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (50.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) iPhone
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) iPad

Xcode
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (50.00%) iPhone Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Cocoa
2 1 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (50.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
1 1 (50.00%) iPhone
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) Apple Swift