The table below looks at the statistics for Objective-C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Objective-C over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Objective-C
Rank 63 51 65
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 2 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.26% 0.84% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.74% 2.86% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £350 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +9.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.00 £26.53
% change year-on-year
- +16.87%
Objective-C
West Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
269 210 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.54% 29.37% 34.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 130 146
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 10
Median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.30 £18.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £20.70 £21.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

Objective-C
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Objective-C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Objective-C Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Objective-C
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Objective-C Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Objective-C 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 Objective-C.

1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Development
2 2 (66.67%) Apple Swift
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) iPad
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Apple
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) iPhone
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Cocoa
3 1 (33.33%) Xcode
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) PhoneGap
3 1 (33.33%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (33.33%) Xamarin

Objective-C
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Google Play
1 1 (33.33%) iTunes
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) iOS Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Objective-C Developer
3 1 (33.33%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Cocoa
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Android SDK
2 1 (33.33%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) iOS SDK
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) PhoneGap
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) iPad
1 2 (66.67%) iPhone
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Development
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Android Development
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Apple Swift
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) Kony
2 1 (33.33%) Xamarin