The table below looks at the statistics for Objective-C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Objective-C over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Objective-C
Rank 88 83 56
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -27
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 8 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.49% 0.24% 1.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.54% 0.63% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 13
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£350 £375 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £355 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £395 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -9.09%
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North West

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

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
518 476 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 31.94% 37.84% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 290 185
Average daily rate £350 £335 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £235 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 15
Average hourly rate £24.50 £18.32 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.73% -38.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £33.00 £160.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Objective-C
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Objective-C across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Objective-C Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Objective-C Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 March 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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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
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 1
Wigan - - - - 1
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North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 18 (94.74%) Apple iOS
2 16 (84.21%) iOS Development
3 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (47.37%) Android
5 8 (42.11%) Java
5 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
5 8 (42.11%) Web Services
6 7 (36.84%) .NET
6 7 (36.84%) CSS
6 7 (36.84%) Xcode
6 7 (36.84%) JSON
6 7 (36.84%) Android Development
7 6 (31.58%) CSS3
7 6 (31.58%) TDD
7 6 (31.58%) HTML
8 5 (26.32%) Windows
8 5 (26.32%) OOP
8 5 (26.32%) OO
8 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
8 5 (26.32%) Xamarin
8 5 (26.32%) Mobile App
8 5 (26.32%) RESTful
9 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
9 4 (21.05%) iOS SDK
9 4 (21.05%) REST
9 4 (21.05%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 4 (21.05%) XML
9 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
9 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
10 3 (15.79%) Web Design

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) HTTP
1 2 (10.53%) HTTPS
1 2 (10.53%) iBeacon
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Xcode
2 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 4 (21.05%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (10.53%) Subversion
3 2 (10.53%) JIRA
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Publishing
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) iOS Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Android Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Xamarin Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Mac Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) Web Services
2 7 (36.84%) .NET
2 7 (36.84%) CSS
2 7 (36.84%) JSON
3 6 (31.58%) CSS3
3 6 (31.58%) HTML
4 5 (26.32%) RESTful
5 4 (21.05%) XML
5 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
5 4 (21.05%) iOS SDK
5 4 (21.05%) REST
6 3 (15.79%) Android NDK
6 3 (15.79%) Worklight
6 3 (15.79%) HTML5
7 2 (10.53%) Xamarin.iOS
8 1 (5.26%) Android SDK
8 1 (5.26%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Mobile App
2 3 (15.79%) Data Structures
2 3 (15.79%) Algorithms
2 3 (15.79%) iPhone
2 3 (15.79%) iPad
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Open Source
3 1 (5.26%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Apple iOS
2 9 (47.37%) Android
3 5 (26.32%) Windows
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Phone
5 2 (10.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) iOS Development
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) Android Development
4 6 (31.58%) TDD
5 5 (26.32%) OOP
5 5 (26.32%) OO
5 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
6 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
7 3 (15.79%) OOD
7 3 (15.79%) Memory Management
7 3 (15.79%) Web Design
7 3 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (5.26%) BDD
8 1 (5.26%) Project Management
8 1 (5.26%) Scrum
8 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.26%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Java
1 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Xamarin
2 3 (15.79%) Kony
2 3 (15.79%) Appcelerator
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Apple