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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Objective-C
Rank 94 85 79
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 12 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.66% 0.42% 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.66% 1.13% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 4
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £309 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £363 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
723 532 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.90% 37.25% 38.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 363 292
Average daily rate £363 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 9 7
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £19.00 £15.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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
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 10 February 2016.

Objective-C Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 25 (75.76%) HTML
1 25 (75.76%) JavaScript
1 25 (75.76%) Web Services
1 25 (75.76%) Apple iOS
2 24 (72.73%) HTML5
3 23 (69.70%) iOS Development
4 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (63.64%) Java
5 21 (63.64%) Git (software)
6 20 (60.61%) Subversion
7 18 (54.55%) TDD
7 18 (54.55%) JSON
8 13 (39.39%) OOP
8 13 (39.39%) OO
8 13 (39.39%) REST
8 13 (39.39%) Android
9 12 (36.36%) jQuery
9 12 (36.36%) Scrum
10 11 (33.33%) Windows
10 11 (33.33%) XML
10 11 (33.33%) CSS
10 11 (33.33%) BDD
10 11 (33.33%) CSS3
11 10 (30.30%) Android Development
11 10 (30.30%) C++
11 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
12 9 (27.27%) Degree
12 9 (27.27%) Finance
13 8 (24.24%) Banking
13 8 (24.24%) Mobile Development

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (12.12%) IIS
2 3 (9.09%) CMS
2 3 (9.09%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Internet
2 2 (6.06%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQLite
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (63.64%) Git (software)
2 20 (60.61%) Subversion
3 4 (12.12%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.12%) JIRA
3 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
3 4 (12.12%) Xcode
4 2 (6.06%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.03%) Ant
5 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.03%) Gradle
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Banking
3 4 (12.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (93.94%) Developer
2 20 (60.61%) iOS Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Android Developer
3 8 (24.24%) iOS Android Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Mobile Developer
4 7 (21.21%) Applications Developer
4 7 (21.21%) Java Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Objective-C Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior iOS Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Android Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior iOS Android Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) iOS Programmer
8 1 (3.03%) iOS Software Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) iPhone Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Programmer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (75.76%) HTML
1 25 (75.76%) Web Services
2 24 (72.73%) HTML5
3 18 (54.55%) JSON
4 13 (39.39%) REST
5 12 (36.36%) jQuery
6 11 (33.33%) CSS
6 11 (33.33%) CSS3
6 11 (33.33%) XML
7 8 (24.24%) AngularJS
8 7 (21.21%) Java EE
9 6 (18.18%) WSDL
10 5 (15.15%) iOS SDK
11 4 (12.12%) .NET
11 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
11 4 (12.12%) Ajax
11 4 (12.12%) Android SDK
11 4 (12.12%) Entity Framework
11 4 (12.12%) PhoneGap
11 4 (12.12%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 4 (12.12%) User Experience
3 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.06%) Streaming Video
5 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.03%) iPad
5 1 (3.03%) iPhone
5 1 (3.03%) Mobile Games
5 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 25 (75.76%) Apple iOS
2 13 (39.39%) Android
3 11 (33.33%) Windows
4 7 (21.21%) AIX
4 7 (21.21%) Linux
4 7 (21.21%) Mac OS
4 7 (21.21%) Windows Vista
4 7 (21.21%) Windows XP
5 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) iOS Development
2 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (54.55%) TDD
4 13 (39.39%) OO
4 13 (39.39%) OOP
5 12 (36.36%) Scrum
6 11 (33.33%) BDD
7 10 (30.30%) Android Development
7 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
8 8 (24.24%) Mobile Development
9 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (21.21%) Project Management
10 6 (18.18%) Data Protection
10 6 (18.18%) SDLC
10 6 (18.18%) Waterfall
11 4 (12.12%) Mobile Application Development
11 4 (12.12%) MVC
12 3 (9.09%) Content Management
13 2 (6.06%) ITIL
13 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (75.76%) JavaScript
2 21 (63.64%) Java
3 10 (30.30%) C++
4 6 (18.18%) C
5 5 (15.15%) C#
6 4 (12.12%) VB.NET
7 2 (6.06%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Xamarin
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.12%) Appcelerator
4 3 (9.09%) EPiServer
4 3 (9.09%) OpenText
5 1 (3.03%) SAP
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