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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Objective-C over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Objective-C
North West / Manchester
Rank 83 94 87
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 12 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.88% 0.70% 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.08% 1.74% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 6
Median daily rate £425 £356 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.29% +1.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.02 - -

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
578 748 523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.44% 40.13% 37.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 458 369
Median daily rate £384 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 28 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.55 £14.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

Objective-C
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Objective-C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Objective-C across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Objective-C Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Objective-C
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Objective-C Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Objective-C
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Objective-C within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford -4 2 £425 +6.25%
Objective-C
North West

Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Objective-C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 24 (77.42%) Apple iOS
2 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (61.29%) Java
3 19 (61.29%) iOS Development
4 18 (58.06%) BDD
5 17 (54.84%) Android
6 16 (51.61%) Mobile App
6 16 (51.61%) Apple Swift
7 15 (48.39%) Mobile Development
7 15 (48.39%) Android Development
8 14 (45.16%) Git (software)
9 13 (41.94%) TDD
10 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
11 11 (35.48%) Software Engineering
12 10 (32.26%) Xcode
12 10 (32.26%) JSON
12 10 (32.26%) OOP
13 9 (29.03%) User Experience
13 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (29.03%) Scrum
13 9 (29.03%) Cocoa
14 8 (25.81%) HTML
14 8 (25.81%) HTML5
14 8 (25.81%) REST
15 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
15 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
15 7 (22.58%) RESTful
15 7 (22.58%) Subversion
15 7 (22.58%) Games
16 6 (19.35%) Windows

Objective-C
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) TestFlight
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) HTTP
1 5 (16.13%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) Bluetooth
2 1 (3.23%) Network Security
2 1 (3.23%) NFC
2 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
1 4 (12.90%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (45.16%) Git (software)
2 10 (32.26%) Xcode
3 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
3 7 (22.58%) Subversion
4 5 (16.13%) JUnit
5 4 (12.90%) Android Studio
5 4 (12.90%) CocoaPods
6 2 (6.45%) JIRA
7 1 (3.23%) Calabash
7 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
7 1 (3.23%) Hudson
7 1 (3.23%) Robotium
7 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (22.58%) Games
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Publishing
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (77.42%) Developer
2 16 (51.61%) iOS Developer
3 14 (45.16%) Android Developer
4 10 (32.26%) Mobile Developer
4 10 (32.26%) Objective-C Developer
5 9 (29.03%) Java Android Developer
5 9 (29.03%) Java Developer
6 8 (25.81%) iOS Android Developer
6 8 (25.81%) Java Mobile Developer
7 6 (19.35%) Applications Developer
8 5 (16.13%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 4 (12.90%) Java Applications Developer
10 2 (6.45%) Applications Manager
10 2 (6.45%) Lead Developer
10 2 (6.45%) Senior Android Developer
10 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
10 2 (6.45%) Senior iOS Android Developer
10 2 (6.45%) Senior iOS Developer
11 1 (3.23%) Mobile Architect
11 1 (3.23%) Mobile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) JSON
2 9 (29.03%) Cocoa
3 8 (25.81%) HTML
3 8 (25.81%) HTML5
3 8 (25.81%) REST
4 7 (22.58%) RESTful
5 5 (16.13%) XML
6 4 (12.90%) Cocoa Touch
6 4 (12.90%) Unity DI Container
6 4 (12.90%) Web Services
6 4 (12.90%) WebGL
7 1 (3.23%) .NET
7 1 (3.23%) J2EE
7 1 (3.23%) Material Design
7 1 (3.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (51.61%) Mobile App
2 9 (29.03%) User Experience
3 5 (16.13%) iPhone
4 2 (6.45%) New Media
5 1 (3.23%) Digital Media
5 1 (3.23%) iPad
5 1 (3.23%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (77.42%) Apple iOS
2 17 (54.84%) Android
3 6 (19.35%) Windows
4 4 (12.90%) Mac OS X
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (61.29%) iOS Development
3 18 (58.06%) BDD
4 15 (48.39%) Android Development
4 15 (48.39%) Mobile Development
5 13 (41.94%) TDD
6 11 (35.48%) Software Engineering
7 10 (32.26%) OOP
8 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (29.03%) Scrum
9 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
10 5 (16.13%) Automated Testing
10 5 (16.13%) Mobile Application Development
10 5 (16.13%) Project Management
11 4 (12.90%) Change Control
11 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
11 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
11 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
11 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (9.68%) Post-Production
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) Java
2 16 (51.61%) Apple Swift
3 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.68%) C++
5 1 (3.23%) C#
5 1 (3.23%) PHP
5 1 (3.23%) SQL
5 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) Apple
1 1 (3.23%) Google