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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Objective-C
Rank 87 81 73
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 9 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.56% 0.57% 0.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.71% 1.58% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 4
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£388 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.88% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £26.53 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+16.87% +17.05%
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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 Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
527 444 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 32.59% 36.07% 34.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 276 218
Average daily rate £350 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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

Objective-C
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

Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 19 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 16 (84.21%) iOS Development
3 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (63.16%) JSON
5 11 (57.89%) Android
5 11 (57.89%) Java
6 9 (47.37%) CSS
6 9 (47.37%) HTML
6 9 (47.37%) TDD
6 9 (47.37%) CSS3
7 8 (42.11%) HTML5
7 8 (42.11%) OOP
7 8 (42.11%) Web Services
7 8 (42.11%) Android Development
8 7 (36.84%) Mobile Development
8 7 (36.84%) REST
8 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
9 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
9 6 (31.58%) Xcode
9 6 (31.58%) Mobile App
10 5 (26.32%) Subversion
11 4 (21.05%) RESTful
11 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (21.05%) iOS SDK
11 4 (21.05%) Scrum
11 4 (21.05%) Windows
11 4 (21.05%) XML
12 3 (15.79%) XSL
12 3 (15.79%) C#

Objective-C
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
1 2 (10.53%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
2 6 (31.58%) Xcode
3 5 (26.32%) Subversion
4 2 (10.53%) JIRA
5 1 (5.26%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) iOS Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Android Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) JSON
2 9 (47.37%) CSS3
2 9 (47.37%) CSS
2 9 (47.37%) HTML
3 8 (42.11%) Web Services
3 8 (42.11%) HTML5
4 7 (36.84%) REST
5 4 (21.05%) RESTful
5 4 (21.05%) iOS SDK
5 4 (21.05%) XML
6 3 (15.79%) XSL
6 3 (15.79%) Cocoa
6 3 (15.79%) Ajax
6 3 (15.79%) jQuery
6 3 (15.79%) Backbone.js
6 3 (15.79%) Ember.js
6 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
6 3 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (10.53%) XSLT
8 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Mobile App
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) iPhone
3 2 (10.53%) iPad
4 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 11 (57.89%) Android
3 4 (21.05%) Windows
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) iOS Development
2 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (47.37%) TDD
4 8 (42.11%) OOP
4 8 (42.11%) Android Development
5 7 (36.84%) Mobile Development
6 4 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (21.05%) Scrum
6 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (15.79%) Web Development
7 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
7 3 (15.79%) Pair Programming
7 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
8 2 (10.53%) OO
8 2 (10.53%) Kanban
8 2 (10.53%) Project Management
9 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
9 1 (5.26%) SDLC
9 1 (5.26%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.79%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) PHP
4 2 (10.53%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Appcelerator
1 1 (5.26%) Kony
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