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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Objective-C
Rank 76 68 59
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 7 6 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.54% 0.49% 2.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.48% 1.36% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 20
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +24.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -6.25%
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%
Objective-C
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
472 440 623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 36.20% 36.07% 42.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 263 296
Average daily rate £325 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 41
Average hourly rate £18.00 £23.13 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.16% -15.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £17.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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

Objective-C
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 20 August 2014. 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
Cheadle - - - -
Objective-C
North West

Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 9 (90.00%) Android
3 7 (70.00%) iOS Development
4 6 (60.00%) TDD
5 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
5 5 (50.00%) Java
5 5 (50.00%) OOP
5 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
5 5 (50.00%) BDD
5 5 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (50.00%) Calabash
6 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
6 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (40.00%) Pair Programming
7 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
7 3 (30.00%) iPad
7 3 (30.00%) iPhone
8 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 2 (20.00%) iOS SDK
8 2 (20.00%) Android Development
8 2 (20.00%) Subversion
8 2 (20.00%) Scrum
8 2 (20.00%) .NET
8 2 (20.00%) Windows
8 2 (20.00%) Project Management
8 2 (20.00%) C
9 1 (10.00%) C#
9 1 (10.00%) C++
9 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
9 1 (10.00%) Perl

Objective-C
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (50.00%) Calabash
2 2 (20.00%) Subversion
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) iOS Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Android Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Security Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (10.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (10.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (10.00%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) iPhone
1 3 (30.00%) iPad
1 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 9 (90.00%) Android
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) iOS Development
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
3 5 (50.00%) OOP
3 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (50.00%) BDD
4 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (40.00%) Pair Programming
4 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Android Development
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Information Security
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (10.00%) OO
6 1 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Xamarin