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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Objective-C over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Objective-C
Rank 57 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.30% - 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.93% - 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £325 - £238
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 - £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 - £248
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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
215 154 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.23% 25.93% 34.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 99 107
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £14.25 £13.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £11.80 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £22.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) Python
1 3 (60.00%) Symfony
1 3 (60.00%) Zend
1 3 (60.00%) Django
1 3 (60.00%) jQuery
1 3 (60.00%) iPhone
1 3 (60.00%) iPhone SDK
1 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
1 3 (60.00%) Flask
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 2 (40.00%) Xcode
2 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (20.00%) Cocoa
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) PDA
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development

Objective-C
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Python Developer
3 2 (40.00%) iOS Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) Django
1 3 (60.00%) Flask
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) iPhone SDK
1 3 (60.00%) jQuery
1 3 (60.00%) Symfony
2 1 (20.00%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) iPhone
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) Python
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Zend