The table below looks at the statistics for Objective-C skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 128 120 108
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 20 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.26% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.69% 0.87% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 13
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.07% +16.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £475
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 North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1182 916 763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.21% 30.29% 32.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 535 386
Average daily rate £375 £330 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 21 37
Average hourly rate £37.00 £32.72 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.08% -3.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £41.50 £112.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Objective-C across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Objective-C Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Objective-C across the North West region.

Objective-C Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Objective-C across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Objective-C Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

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Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Objective-C across the North West region.

Objective-C Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
Cheshire - 10 £365 - 1
Manchester -7 7 £350 -12.50% 3
Merseyside -12 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £300 -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (67.57%) Apple iOS
1 25 (67.57%) iOS Development
2 24 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (56.76%) TDD
3 21 (56.76%) OOP
4 19 (51.35%) Java
5 17 (45.95%) Git (software)
6 16 (43.24%) Web Services
6 16 (43.24%) JSON
7 15 (40.54%) Subversion
7 15 (40.54%) HTML
8 14 (37.84%) OO
8 14 (37.84%) Android
9 13 (35.14%) Android Development
10 12 (32.43%) BDD
10 12 (32.43%) Windows
11 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
11 11 (29.73%) Software Engineering
11 11 (29.73%) Xcode
11 11 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (29.73%) HTML5
12 10 (27.03%) C
13 9 (24.32%) C++
13 9 (24.32%) Linux
13 9 (24.32%) Cocoa
13 9 (24.32%) Finance
13 9 (24.32%) Banking
13 9 (24.32%) Waterfall
13 9 (24.32%) REST
14 8 (21.62%) Apple Swift

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (8.11%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) HTTP
2 2 (5.41%) Internet
2 2 (5.41%) HTTPS
2 2 (5.41%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (45.95%) Git (software)
2 15 (40.54%) Subversion
3 11 (29.73%) Xcode
4 5 (13.51%) JIRA
5 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
6 3 (8.11%) Gradle
6 3 (8.11%) Artifactory
6 3 (8.11%) FishEye
6 3 (8.11%) Maven
7 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
7 2 (5.41%) Appium
7 2 (5.41%) CocoaPods
8 1 (2.70%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
1 9 (24.32%) Banking
2 6 (16.22%) Retail
3 3 (8.11%) Retail Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Publishing
5 1 (2.70%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (83.78%) Developer
2 17 (45.95%) iOS Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Android Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.41%) Development Team Leader
5 2 (5.41%) Mac Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Tools Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Junior iOS Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Mac Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Junior Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Junior
6 1 (2.70%) Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) Web Services
1 16 (43.24%) JSON
2 15 (40.54%) HTML
3 11 (29.73%) HTML5
4 9 (24.32%) Cocoa
4 9 (24.32%) REST
5 8 (21.62%) RESTful
5 8 (21.62%) XML
6 6 (16.22%) CSS
6 6 (16.22%) WSDL
6 6 (16.22%) Java EE
6 6 (16.22%) jQuery
6 6 (16.22%) CSS3
6 6 (16.22%) AngularJS
7 5 (13.51%) Cocoa Touch
8 3 (8.11%) Core Animation
9 2 (5.41%) UIKit
9 2 (5.41%) iOS SDK
10 1 (2.70%) Worklight
10 1 (2.70%) Android NDK
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) iPhone
2 3 (8.11%) iPad
2 3 (8.11%) Animation
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) Open Source
3 2 (5.41%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.41%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.70%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 25 (67.57%) Apple iOS
2 14 (37.84%) Android
3 12 (32.43%) Windows
4 9 (24.32%) Linux
5 6 (16.22%) AIX
5 6 (16.22%) Windows XP
5 6 (16.22%) Windows Vista
5 6 (16.22%) Mac OS
6 4 (10.81%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (67.57%) iOS Development
2 24 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (56.76%) TDD
3 21 (56.76%) OOP
4 14 (37.84%) OO
5 13 (35.14%) Android Development
6 12 (32.43%) BDD
7 11 (29.73%) Software Engineering
7 11 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (24.32%) Waterfall
9 6 (16.22%) Mobile Development
10 5 (13.51%) Project Management
11 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
11 4 (10.81%) Automated Testing
12 3 (8.11%) Scrum
13 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
13 2 (5.41%) Service Management
13 2 (5.41%) Memory Management
14 1 (2.70%) Automation Testing
14 1 (2.70%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) Java
2 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
3 10 (27.03%) C
4 9 (24.32%) C++
5 8 (21.62%) Apple Swift
6 3 (8.11%) Python
6 3 (8.11%) Perl
7 2 (5.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Apple
2 3 (8.11%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.41%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.70%) Kony
4 1 (2.70%) Appcelerator
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