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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Objective-C
Rank 120 106 101
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 12 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.56% 0.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.10% 1.59% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 18
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£350 £350 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £306 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £380 £336
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 - - £43.25
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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
1089 942 964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.63% 35.29% 37.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 718 549 556
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 25 43
Average hourly rate £35.25 £33.00 £25.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% +29.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £16.60 £12.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.80 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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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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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 30 January 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 6 £350 - 5
Manchester -6 5 £350 - 10
Merseyside -9 1 - -
Lancashire - - - - 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 23 (85.19%) Apple iOS
2 20 (74.07%) iOS Development
3 15 (55.56%) Android
4 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
4 11 (40.74%) .NET
5 10 (37.04%) Java
5 10 (37.04%) Xamarin
5 10 (37.04%) Mobile App
6 9 (33.33%) OO
6 9 (33.33%) TDD
7 8 (29.63%) Xcode
7 8 (29.63%) Web Services
7 8 (29.63%) Windows
8 7 (25.93%) XML
8 7 (25.93%) HTML
8 7 (25.93%) Cocoa
9 6 (22.22%) JSON
9 6 (22.22%) OOP
9 6 (22.22%) Android Development
9 6 (22.22%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 6 (22.22%) iOS SDK
10 5 (18.52%) Appcelerator
10 5 (18.52%) CSS
10 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
11 4 (14.81%) Retail
11 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
11 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
11 4 (14.81%) Finance
11 4 (14.81%) CSS3

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) HTTP
1 2 (7.41%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQLite
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Xcode
2 6 (22.22%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 3 (11.11%) Subversion
4 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.70%) Appium
5 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (14.81%) Retail
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (88.89%) Developer
2 14 (51.85%) iOS Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Android Developer
4 4 (14.81%) .NET Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Mobile Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Xamarin Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Team Leader
5 2 (7.41%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (3.70%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Mac Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Mac Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) .NET
2 8 (29.63%) Web Services
3 7 (25.93%) XML
3 7 (25.93%) HTML
3 7 (25.93%) Cocoa
4 6 (22.22%) JSON
4 6 (22.22%) iOS SDK
5 5 (18.52%) CSS
6 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
6 4 (14.81%) CSS3
6 4 (14.81%) HTML5
7 3 (11.11%) Xamarin.iOS
7 3 (11.11%) Worklight
8 2 (7.41%) RESTful
8 2 (7.41%) jQuery
8 2 (7.41%) Java EE
8 2 (7.41%) WSDL
8 2 (7.41%) Android SDK
8 2 (7.41%) Android NDK
8 2 (7.41%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Mobile App
2 4 (14.81%) iPad
3 3 (11.11%) Data Structures
3 3 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 3 (11.11%) iPhone
4 2 (7.41%) Open Source
5 1 (3.70%) Social Media
5 1 (3.70%) User Experience
5 1 (3.70%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Apple iOS
2 15 (55.56%) Android
3 8 (29.63%) Windows
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Phone
4 3 (11.11%) Mac OS X
5 2 (7.41%) Mac OS
5 2 (7.41%) AIX
5 2 (7.41%) Linux
5 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) iOS Development
2 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (33.33%) OO
3 9 (33.33%) TDD
4 6 (22.22%) OOP
4 6 (22.22%) Android Development
5 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
6 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
7 3 (11.11%) Memory Management
7 3 (11.11%) BDD
7 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (11.11%) OOD
7 3 (11.11%) Web Design
8 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
8 2 (7.41%) Service Management
8 2 (7.41%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.70%) Information Architecture
9 1 (3.70%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
2 10 (37.04%) Java
3 3 (11.11%) SQL
4 2 (7.41%) Ruby
4 2 (7.41%) C
4 2 (7.41%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) C++
5 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.70%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Xamarin
2 5 (18.52%) Appcelerator
3 3 (11.11%) Kony
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) Apple
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston
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Rate: £200 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £440 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
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Rate: £325 - £375 per day
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