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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Objective-C
Rank 141 127 120
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 17 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 0.43% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.20% 1.24% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 4
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £342 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £377 £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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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
1413 1129 989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 37.28% 34.52% 35.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 914 733 565
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 29 34
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% +7.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.23 £19.00 £17.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £42.50 £140.00
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 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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester -9 12 £350 - 10
Cheshire -8 5 £364 +3.92% 4
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 37 (72.55%) Web Services
2 35 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (68.63%) Apple iOS
3 34 (66.67%) HTML
3 34 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 33 (64.71%) iOS Development
5 31 (60.78%) Git (software)
5 31 (60.78%) HTML5
6 29 (56.86%) Java
6 29 (56.86%) TDD
7 28 (54.90%) Subversion
8 27 (52.94%) JSON
9 25 (49.02%) OOP
9 25 (49.02%) OO
10 23 (45.10%) BDD
11 21 (41.18%) jQuery
12 20 (39.22%) XML
12 20 (39.22%) Windows
13 18 (35.29%) C++
13 18 (35.29%) Banking
13 18 (35.29%) Finance
14 17 (33.33%) Software Engineering
14 17 (33.33%) AngularJS
14 17 (33.33%) REST
15 16 (31.37%) Degree
15 16 (31.37%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (31.37%) Android
16 15 (29.41%) Mac OS
16 15 (29.41%) Java EE
16 15 (29.41%) AIX

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (7.84%) IIS
2 3 (5.88%) CMS
2 3 (5.88%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.96%) JBoss
3 1 (1.96%) Node.js
3 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) Internet
2 2 (3.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) SQLite
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (60.78%) Git (software)
2 28 (54.90%) Subversion
3 7 (13.73%) Xcode
4 5 (9.80%) Jenkins
5 4 (7.84%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 4 (7.84%) JIRA
5 4 (7.84%) Visual Studio
6 3 (5.88%) Appium
6 3 (5.88%) CocoaPods
6 3 (5.88%) Cucumber
6 3 (5.88%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.92%) Ant
7 2 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (3.92%) Gradle
7 2 (3.92%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (35.29%) Banking
1 18 (35.29%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Games
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (96.08%) Developer
2 26 (50.98%) iOS Developer
3 15 (29.41%) Java Developer
4 11 (21.57%) Android Developer
4 11 (21.57%) Mobile Developer
5 8 (15.69%) iOS Android Developer
6 7 (13.73%) Applications Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Objective-C Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Senior iOS Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Senior Android Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Senior iOS Android Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Software Engineer
10 1 (1.96%) .NET Developer
10 1 (1.96%) iOS Programmer
10 1 (1.96%) iOS Software Engineer
10 1 (1.96%) iPhone Developer
10 1 (1.96%) Programmer
10 1 (1.96%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (72.55%) Web Services
2 34 (66.67%) HTML
3 31 (60.78%) HTML5
4 27 (52.94%) JSON
5 21 (41.18%) jQuery
6 20 (39.22%) XML
7 17 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 17 (33.33%) REST
8 15 (29.41%) Java EE
9 14 (27.45%) WSDL
10 11 (21.57%) CSS
10 11 (21.57%) CSS3
11 8 (15.69%) iOS SDK
12 7 (13.73%) Android SDK
13 6 (11.76%) .NET
14 5 (9.80%) .NET Framework
14 5 (9.80%) Entity Framework
15 4 (7.84%) Ajax
15 4 (7.84%) PhoneGap
15 4 (7.84%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.80%) User Experience
3 3 (5.88%) Animation
3 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.92%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.96%) iPad
5 1 (1.96%) iPhone
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile Games
5 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 35 (68.63%) Apple iOS
2 20 (39.22%) Windows
3 16 (31.37%) Android
4 15 (29.41%) AIX
4 15 (29.41%) Linux
4 15 (29.41%) Mac OS
5 14 (27.45%) Windows Vista
5 14 (27.45%) Windows XP
6 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (64.71%) iOS Development
3 29 (56.86%) TDD
4 25 (49.02%) OO
4 25 (49.02%) OOP
5 23 (45.10%) BDD
6 17 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 16 (31.37%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (27.45%) SDLC
9 13 (25.49%) Android Development
9 13 (25.49%) Data Protection
9 13 (25.49%) Scrum
9 13 (25.49%) Waterfall
10 12 (23.53%) Mobile Development
11 7 (13.73%) Project Management
12 6 (11.76%) MVC
13 4 (7.84%) Mobile Application Development
14 3 (5.88%) Automated Testing
14 3 (5.88%) Content Management
14 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 34 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 29 (56.86%) Java
3 18 (35.29%) C++
4 14 (27.45%) C
5 7 (13.73%) C#
6 6 (11.76%) Apple Swift
7 5 (9.80%) SQL
8 4 (7.84%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Xamarin
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.84%) Appcelerator
4 3 (5.88%) Apple
4 3 (5.88%) EPiServer
4 3 (5.88%) OpenText
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (1.96%) Perforce
5 1 (1.96%) SAP
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