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 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Objective-C
Rank 100 85 80
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 8 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.48% 1.13% 0.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.20% 3.16% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 10
Median daily rate £419 £350 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.64% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £306 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £350
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 £36.51 - -
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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
664 696 566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.71% 35.84% 38.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 421 403
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 28 7
Median hourly rate £33.47 £29.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.39% +38.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.60 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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

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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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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 8 December 2016.

Objective-C Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

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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

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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 8 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Stockport - 1 £400 - 1
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North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 26 (81.25%) Apple iOS
2 24 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (68.75%) Java
4 19 (59.38%) Android
4 19 (59.38%) iOS Development
5 18 (56.25%) BDD
6 17 (53.13%) Mobile Development
6 17 (53.13%) TDD
7 15 (46.88%) Android Development
7 15 (46.88%) Git (software)
8 14 (43.75%) Software Engineering
8 14 (43.75%) Apple Swift
8 14 (43.75%) Mobile App
9 13 (40.63%) JSON
10 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
11 11 (34.38%) OOP
11 11 (34.38%) User Experience
12 10 (31.25%) REST
12 10 (31.25%) Subversion
13 9 (28.13%) Cocoa
13 9 (28.13%) Xcode
13 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (25.00%) Automated Testing
14 8 (25.00%) XML
14 8 (25.00%) JUnit
14 8 (25.00%) HTTP
14 8 (25.00%) Internet
15 7 (21.88%) Scrum
15 7 (21.88%) RESTful
15 7 (21.88%) Jenkins

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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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.25%) Marvel
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Adobe After Effects
1 2 (6.25%) Pixate
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) HTTP
1 8 (25.00%) Internet
2 3 (9.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
1 2 (6.25%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 15 (46.88%) Git (software)
2 10 (31.25%) Subversion
3 9 (28.13%) Xcode
4 8 (25.00%) JUnit
5 7 (21.88%) Jenkins
6 3 (9.38%) Calabash
6 3 (9.38%) Hudson
6 3 (9.38%) Robotium
6 3 (9.38%) TeamCity
7 2 (6.25%) Android Studio
7 2 (6.25%) CocoaPods
7 2 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 4 (12.50%) Games
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Publishing
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (71.88%) Developer
2 16 (50.00%) iOS Developer
3 14 (43.75%) Android Developer
4 9 (28.13%) iOS Android Developer
4 9 (28.13%) Java Android Developer
4 9 (28.13%) Java Developer
4 9 (28.13%) Objective-C Developer
5 8 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
6 7 (21.88%) Java Mobile Developer
7 4 (12.50%) Applications Developer
7 4 (12.50%) Lead Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Agile Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Applications Manager
9 2 (6.25%) iOS Software Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) Java Applications Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Lead iOS Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Senior iOS Android Developer
9 2 (6.25%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) JSON
2 10 (31.25%) REST
3 9 (28.13%) Cocoa
4 8 (25.00%) XML
5 7 (21.88%) RESTful
6 6 (18.75%) HTML
6 6 (18.75%) HTML5
7 5 (15.63%) Web Services
8 4 (12.50%) Unity DI Container
8 4 (12.50%) WebGL
9 2 (6.25%) Cocoa Touch
9 2 (6.25%) Framer.js
9 2 (6.25%) iOS SDK
10 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (43.75%) Mobile App
2 11 (34.38%) User Experience
3 3 (9.38%) Digital Media
3 3 (9.38%) iPhone
3 3 (9.38%) Streaming Media
4 1 (3.13%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 26 (81.25%) Apple iOS
2 19 (59.38%) Android
3 6 (18.75%) Windows
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (6.25%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (59.38%) iOS Development
3 18 (56.25%) BDD
4 17 (53.13%) Mobile Development
4 17 (53.13%) TDD
5 15 (46.88%) Android Development
6 14 (43.75%) Software Engineering
7 11 (34.38%) OOP
8 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (25.00%) Automated Testing
10 7 (21.88%) Scrum
11 6 (18.75%) E-Commerce
12 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
13 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
13 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
14 3 (9.38%) CRM
14 3 (9.38%) DRM
14 3 (9.38%) ERP
14 3 (9.38%) Pair Programming
14 3 (9.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (68.75%) Java
2 14 (43.75%) Apple Swift
3 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.38%) C++
4 3 (9.38%) PHP
5 1 (3.13%) C#
5 1 (3.13%) SQL
5 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Adobe
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