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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Objective-C
Rank 82 75 68
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 7 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.46% 0.24% 0.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.50% 0.68% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 7
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£350 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £22.66
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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
466 440 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.74% 35.51% 35.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 258 165
Average daily rate £350 £338 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +16.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £241 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £400 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 19
Average hourly rate £19.00 £37.49 £27.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.31% +35.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £19.30 £13.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £50.50 £126.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 14 (93.33%) Apple iOS
1 14 (93.33%) iOS Development
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) JSON
3 8 (53.33%) TDD
3 8 (53.33%) Java
3 8 (53.33%) Web Services
3 8 (53.33%) OOP
4 7 (46.67%) Android Development
4 7 (46.67%) Android
4 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
4 7 (46.67%) REST
5 6 (40.00%) CSS3
5 6 (40.00%) RESTful
5 6 (40.00%) Apple Swift
5 6 (40.00%) HTML
5 6 (40.00%) CSS
6 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 5 (33.33%) Subversion
6 5 (33.33%) HTML5
7 4 (26.67%) Mobile Development
7 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
7 4 (26.67%) Xcode
8 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (20.00%) Windows
8 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (13.33%) iPhone
9 2 (13.33%) iPad
9 2 (13.33%) AirWatch
9 2 (13.33%) iBeacon

Objective-C
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) iBeacon
1 2 (13.33%) HTTP
1 2 (13.33%) HTTPS
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (33.33%) Subversion
3 4 (26.67%) Xcode
4 2 (13.33%) JIRA
5 1 (6.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (13.33%) Publishing
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) iOS Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Android Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Mac Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) JSON
2 8 (53.33%) Web Services
3 7 (46.67%) REST
4 6 (40.00%) CSS3
4 6 (40.00%) RESTful
4 6 (40.00%) HTML
4 6 (40.00%) CSS
5 5 (33.33%) HTML5
6 1 (6.67%) Cocoa
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
6 1 (6.67%) XML
6 1 (6.67%) .NET
6 1 (6.67%) Worklight
6 1 (6.67%) iOS SDK
6 1 (6.67%) Android NDK
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) iPhone
2 2 (13.33%) iPad
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
3 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Apple iOS
2 7 (46.67%) Android
3 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (13.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) iOS Development
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) TDD
3 8 (53.33%) OOP
4 7 (46.67%) Android Development
5 4 (26.67%) Mobile Development
5 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
6 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (13.33%) Project Management
7 2 (13.33%) OO
7 2 (13.33%) Scrum
8 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (6.67%) Web Design
8 1 (6.67%) OOD
8 1 (6.67%) Memory Management
8 1 (6.67%) BDD
8 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (6.67%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) Apple Swift
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Xamarin
2 1 (6.67%) Kony
2 1 (6.67%) Appcelerator