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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Objective-C
Rank 78 71 55
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -16
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 10 7 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.73% 0.58% 2.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.94% 1.62% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 22
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £273 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.53 £45.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-41.05% +24.13%
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
515 432 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 37.43% 35.70% 43.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 270 320
Average daily rate £323 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 32
Average hourly rate £21.00 £28.75 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.95% +10.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £19.32 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.75 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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
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 23 September 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 23 September 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 13 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 12 (92.31%) Android
3 10 (76.92%) iOS Development
4 8 (61.54%) TDD
5 6 (46.15%) Java
6 5 (38.46%) OOP
6 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
6 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (38.46%) Mobile App
6 5 (38.46%) Calabash
6 5 (38.46%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (38.46%) iPad
6 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
6 5 (38.46%) BDD
7 4 (30.77%) Pair Programming
7 4 (30.77%) iPhone
7 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
7 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
8 3 (23.08%) Xcode
8 3 (23.08%) .NET
8 3 (23.08%) Subversion
8 3 (23.08%) Xamarin
8 3 (23.08%) iOS SDK
8 3 (23.08%) Android Development
8 3 (23.08%) User Experience
9 2 (15.38%) Windows
9 2 (15.38%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 2 (15.38%) Appcelerator
9 2 (15.38%) Cocoa Touch
9 2 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development

Objective-C
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
1 5 (38.46%) Calabash
2 3 (23.08%) Xcode
2 3 (23.08%) Subversion
3 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (15.38%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
4 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) iOS Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Android Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) iOS SDK
2 2 (15.38%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (15.38%) Android SDK
2 2 (15.38%) Cocoa
3 1 (7.69%) Ajax
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) UIKit
3 1 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) iPad
1 5 (38.46%) Mobile App
2 4 (30.77%) iPhone
3 3 (23.08%) User Experience
4 1 (7.69%) Social Media
4 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
4 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 12 (92.31%) Android
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) iOS Development
2 8 (61.54%) TDD
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) OOP
3 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (38.46%) BDD
4 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
4 4 (30.77%) Pair Programming
5 3 (23.08%) Android Development
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) Scrum
6 2 (15.38%) OO
6 2 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (7.69%) Information Architecture
7 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Web Development
7 1 (7.69%) SOA
7 1 (7.69%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) C
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Xamarin
2 2 (15.38%) Appcelerator
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
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