The first table below looks at the demand for Objective-C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Objective-C over the 3 months to 24 July 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 Programming Languages category for the Birmingham 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Objective-C
Rank 51 52 57
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 10 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.42% 0.99% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.48% 3.02% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £298 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.56% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.64% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.53 £22.66 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.05% -35.25%
Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
223 199 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.68% 32.78% 35.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 112 120
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 7
Average hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.75% +13.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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Objective-C
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Objective-C across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Objective-C across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Objective-C Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Objective-C
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Objective-C 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 Objective-C.

1 10 (90.91%) Apple iOS
2 7 (63.64%) Memory Management
2 7 (63.64%) MVC
2 7 (63.64%) Cocoa
3 6 (54.55%) Cocoa Touch
4 5 (45.45%) Mobile App
4 5 (45.45%) iOS Development
4 5 (45.45%) SAP
4 5 (45.45%) OOP
4 5 (45.45%) OO
5 3 (27.27%) Xcode
5 3 (27.27%) Apple
6 2 (18.18%) Java
6 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
6 2 (18.18%) Android
6 2 (18.18%) iPhone
6 2 (18.18%) Game Development
6 2 (18.18%) Games
6 2 (18.18%) iPad
6 2 (18.18%) Digital Media
6 2 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (18.18%) Android Development
7 1 (9.09%) iOS SDK
7 1 (9.09%) Google

Objective-C
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Objective-C 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 Objective-C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Xcode
2 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (18.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) iOS Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Mobility Architect
2 5 (45.45%) Architect
3 4 (36.36%) SAP Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Android Developer
5 1 (9.09%) iPad Developer
5 1 (9.09%) iPhone Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SAP Technical Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) Cocoa
2 6 (54.55%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (9.09%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Mobile App
2 2 (18.18%) iPhone
2 2 (18.18%) iPad
2 2 (18.18%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Apple iOS
2 2 (18.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Memory Management
1 7 (63.64%) MVC
2 5 (45.45%) iOS Development
2 5 (45.45%) OOP
2 5 (45.45%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) Game Development
3 2 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (18.18%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) SAP
2 3 (27.27%) Apple
3 1 (9.09%) Google