The table below looks at the statistics for Objective-C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Objective-C over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Objective-C
North West / Cheshire
Rank 44 65 64
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -1
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 5 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.99% 0.77% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.69% 2.05% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Median daily rate £350 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 - -

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

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
186 342 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.69% 37.46% 36.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 230 181
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 5
Median hourly rate £43.71 £16.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.20% -44.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.99 £13.00 £14.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £27.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%

Objective-C
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Objective-C
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Objective-C Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Objective-C
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Objective-C within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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
Warrington - 4 £350 -
Crewe - 1 - -
Objective-C
North West

Objective-C
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 5 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 5 (100.00%) Apple Swift
2 4 (80.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (60.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) Cocoa
4 1 (20.00%) JSON
4 1 (20.00%) CocoaPods

Objective-C
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) CocoaPods
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) iOS Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Objective-C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Cocoa
1 1 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Apple Swift