The first table below looks at the demand for Objective-C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Objective-C over the 3 months to 28 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 Cheshire 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Objective-C
Rank 64 64 62
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.13% 0.39% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.40% 1.22% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Average daily rate
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- £218 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -24.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +9.37%
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
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
251 245 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 31.57% 32.19% 37.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 116 199
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £237 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £425 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 9
Average hourly rate £30.00 £40.57 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.05% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £30.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £50.00 £43.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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Objective-C
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Objective-C across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 1 (100.00%) Xcode
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) iOS SDK
1 1 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 1 (100.00%) UIKit
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development

Objective-C
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (100.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) iOS SDK
1 1 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 1 (100.00%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript