The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Manchester region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Objective-C
Rank 85 59 78
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +19
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 4 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.28% 1.50% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.74% 4.18% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 6
Average daily rate £375 £293 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -0.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £330 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £314 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.58% -1.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+196.29% -68.23%
Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
542 359 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 37.69% 35.86% 36.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 177 305
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £370 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 29
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.99 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +28.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.99 £126.90 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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North West

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Salford - - - - 2
Stockport - - - - 1
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North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 11 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 9 (81.82%) iOS Development
3 6 (54.55%) iPhone
4 5 (45.45%) Cocoa
5 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
6 3 (27.27%) iPad
6 3 (27.27%) Android
6 3 (27.27%) Java
6 3 (27.27%) OO
7 2 (18.18%) C++
7 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 2 (18.18%) Xcode
7 2 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (18.18%) iOS SDK
8 1 (9.09%) Android Development
8 1 (9.09%) CSS3
8 1 (9.09%) Cocoa Touch
8 1 (9.09%) Xamarin
8 1 (9.09%) HTML5
8 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
8 1 (9.09%) Information Security
8 1 (9.09%) Legal
8 1 (9.09%) BBC
8 1 (9.09%) Mobile Games
8 1 (9.09%) Games
8 1 (9.09%) Scrum
8 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
8 1 (9.09%) Degree

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Xcode
General
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
1 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 8 (72.73%) iOS Developer
3 3 (27.27%) iPhone Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile Tester
5 1 (9.09%) iPhone Applications Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Security Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Programmer
5 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Cocoa
2 2 (18.18%) iOS SDK
3 1 (9.09%) CSS3
3 1 (9.09%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) iPhone
2 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
3 3 (27.27%) iPad
4 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
4 1 (9.09%) BBC
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Games
4 1 (9.09%) Graphic Design
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (27.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) iOS Development
2 3 (27.27%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (9.09%) Android Development
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Xamarin
1 1 (9.09%) Apple
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