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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Objective-C
Rank 142 128 122
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 24 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.55% 0.26% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.68% 0.78% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 11
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £328 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £355 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.91% +18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £26.53 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+16.87% -35.69%
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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
1431 1020 984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.89% 32.88% 33.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 907 583 534
Average daily rate £385 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £249 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 27 29
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £13.23 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £59.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%

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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 3 September 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
Manchester -14 12 £400 +14.28% 12
Cheshire -6 8 £373 - 5
Merseyside - 1 - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 34 (80.95%) Apple iOS
2 31 (73.81%) iOS Development
3 28 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (45.24%) TDD
5 18 (42.86%) HTML
6 17 (40.48%) Java
7 16 (38.10%) Android
7 16 (38.10%) Git (software)
8 15 (35.71%) OOP
8 15 (35.71%) JSON
9 14 (33.33%) Subversion
9 14 (33.33%) HTML5
10 13 (30.95%) Android Development
11 12 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (28.57%) Cocoa
12 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
12 11 (26.19%) Web Services
12 11 (26.19%) Windows
13 10 (23.81%) CSS
13 10 (23.81%) OO
13 10 (23.81%) Finance
13 10 (23.81%) CSS3
13 10 (23.81%) BDD
13 10 (23.81%) AngularJS
13 10 (23.81%) Mobile App
14 9 (21.43%) jQuery
14 9 (21.43%) C
15 8 (19.05%) Linux
15 8 (19.05%) XML
15 8 (19.05%) C++

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 4 (9.52%) Confluence
2 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 16 (38.10%) Git (software)
2 14 (33.33%) Subversion
3 7 (16.67%) Xcode
4 6 (14.29%) JIRA
5 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
6 3 (7.14%) Maven
6 3 (7.14%) FishEye
6 3 (7.14%) Gradle
6 3 (7.14%) Artifactory
7 2 (4.76%) Mercurial
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Banking
3 4 (9.52%) Retail
4 3 (7.14%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (95.24%) Developer
2 22 (52.38%) iOS Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Java Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Applications Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Mobile Developer
4 4 (9.52%) AWS Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Tools Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Junior
7 1 (2.38%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Programmer
7 1 (2.38%) Junior Developer
7 1 (2.38%) iPhone Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Junior iOS Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (42.86%) HTML
2 15 (35.71%) JSON
3 14 (33.33%) HTML5
4 12 (28.57%) Cocoa
5 11 (26.19%) Web Services
6 10 (23.81%) CSS
6 10 (23.81%) CSS3
6 10 (23.81%) AngularJS
7 9 (21.43%) jQuery
8 8 (19.05%) XML
8 8 (19.05%) REST
9 6 (14.29%) iOS SDK
10 5 (11.90%) WSDL
10 5 (11.90%) Java EE
11 4 (9.52%) Backbone.js
11 4 (9.52%) Cocoa Touch
12 3 (7.14%) Ember.js
12 3 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (7.14%) XSL
12 3 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Mobile App
2 5 (11.90%) iPhone
3 4 (9.52%) iPad
4 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.38%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.38%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 34 (80.95%) Apple iOS
2 16 (38.10%) Android
3 11 (26.19%) Windows
4 8 (19.05%) Linux
5 5 (11.90%) AIX
5 5 (11.90%) Mac OS
6 4 (9.52%) Windows Vista
6 4 (9.52%) Windows XP
7 3 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (73.81%) iOS Development
2 28 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (45.24%) TDD
4 15 (35.71%) OOP
5 13 (30.95%) Android Development
6 12 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (23.81%) OO
7 10 (23.81%) BDD
8 8 (19.05%) SDLC
9 7 (16.67%) Waterfall
9 7 (16.67%) Automated Testing
9 7 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 6 (14.29%) Mobile Development
11 5 (11.90%) Project Management
11 5 (11.90%) Scrum
12 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce
13 3 (7.14%) Web Development
13 3 (7.14%) Pair Programming
13 3 (7.14%) Data Protection
13 3 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) Java
2 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
3 9 (21.43%) C
4 8 (19.05%) C++
5 3 (7.14%) Python
5 3 (7.14%) C#
5 3 (7.14%) Perl
6 2 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) Apple
1 3 (7.14%) Atlassian
2 2 (4.76%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.38%) Perforce
3 1 (2.38%) SAP
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
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