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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Objective-C over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Objective-C
Rank 73 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 10 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.02% - 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.49% - 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
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£365 - £275
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 - £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £22.66
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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
401 224 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 40.71% 28.54% 28.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 121 98
Average daily rate £401 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £32.75 £42.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.94% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.95 £42.50 £27.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.55 £42.50 £51.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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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

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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

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Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Objective-C across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Objective-C Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

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Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Objective-C within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 3 £375 -
Warrington - 2 £200 - 2
Chester - 2 £365 -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) OOP
3 9 (56.25%) OO
3 9 (56.25%) C
3 9 (56.25%) C++
3 9 (56.25%) HTML
3 9 (56.25%) Windows
3 9 (56.25%) TDD
3 9 (56.25%) Banking
3 9 (56.25%) Linux
3 9 (56.25%) Subversion
3 9 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (56.25%) Git (software)
3 9 (56.25%) Waterfall
3 9 (56.25%) BDD
4 8 (50.00%) Finance
5 6 (37.50%) AIX
5 6 (37.50%) Web Services
5 6 (37.50%) XML
5 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 6 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 6 (37.50%) WSDL
5 6 (37.50%) HTML5
5 6 (37.50%) AngularJS
5 6 (37.50%) Mac OS
5 6 (37.50%) jQuery
5 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 6 (37.50%) Java EE
5 6 (37.50%) Degree

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Subversion
1 9 (56.25%) Git (software)
2 3 (18.75%) Xcode
2 3 (18.75%) FishEye
2 3 (18.75%) Gradle
2 3 (18.75%) Artifactory
2 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 3 (18.75%) JIRA
2 3 (18.75%) Maven
General
1 9 (56.25%) Banking
2 8 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (18.75%) Retail
3 3 (18.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) iOS Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Mac Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Tools Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
4 2 (12.50%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Junior
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Junior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) HTML
2 6 (37.50%) Web Services
2 6 (37.50%) XML
2 6 (37.50%) WSDL
2 6 (37.50%) HTML5
2 6 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 6 (37.50%) jQuery
2 6 (37.50%) Java EE
2 6 (37.50%) JSON
3 4 (25.00%) Cocoa
4 1 (6.25%) iOS SDK
4 1 (6.25%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) AIX
2 6 (37.50%) Windows XP
2 6 (37.50%) Mac OS
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Vista
3 5 (31.25%) Apple iOS
4 3 (18.75%) Android
5 2 (12.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) OOP
3 9 (56.25%) OO
3 9 (56.25%) TDD
3 9 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (56.25%) Waterfall
3 9 (56.25%) BDD
4 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 5 (31.25%) iOS Development
6 3 (18.75%) Project Management
7 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 2 (12.50%) Service Management
7 2 (12.50%) Android Development
8 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Mobile Development
8 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) C
2 9 (56.25%) C++
3 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) Python
4 3 (18.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Atlassian
2 2 (12.50%) Apple