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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Objective-C over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Objective-C
Rank 132 146 126
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -20
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 28 28 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.79% 0.63% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.15% 2.04% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 8
Median daily rate £426 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.20% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £313 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +9.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.00 £26.53
% change year-on-year
- +16.87%
Objective-C
England

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
1304 1373 1107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 36.96% 30.67% 34.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 886 871 672
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 50 30
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £19.20 £13.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.20 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

Objective-C
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Objective-C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Objective-C within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +1 25 £426 +10.00% 13
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Objective-C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 35 (87.50%) Apple iOS
2 32 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (72.50%) iOS Development
4 24 (60.00%) Java
5 23 (57.50%) TDD
6 22 (55.00%) BDD
7 20 (50.00%) Mobile Development
7 20 (50.00%) Apple Swift
7 20 (50.00%) Android
8 17 (42.50%) Xcode
8 17 (42.50%) Git (software)
9 16 (40.00%) Mobile App
9 16 (40.00%) Software Engineering
10 15 (37.50%) OOP
10 15 (37.50%) Android Development
11 14 (35.00%) REST
12 13 (32.50%) User Experience
12 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
13 11 (27.50%) Automated Testing
13 11 (27.50%) Scrum
13 11 (27.50%) JSON
13 11 (27.50%) Jenkins
14 10 (25.00%) Cocoa
14 10 (25.00%) Subversion
15 9 (22.50%) JUnit
16 8 (20.00%) Web Services
16 8 (20.00%) XML
16 8 (20.00%) Internet
16 8 (20.00%) HTTP
16 8 (20.00%) Unit Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.00%) Marvel
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Adobe After Effects
1 2 (5.00%) Pixate
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) HTTP
1 8 (20.00%) Internet
2 4 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (5.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (42.50%) Git (software)
1 17 (42.50%) Xcode
2 11 (27.50%) Jenkins
3 10 (25.00%) Subversion
4 9 (22.50%) JUnit
5 5 (12.50%) CocoaPods
6 3 (7.50%) Appium
6 3 (7.50%) Bitbucket
6 3 (7.50%) Calabash
6 3 (7.50%) Cucumber
6 3 (7.50%) Hudson
6 3 (7.50%) Robotium
6 3 (7.50%) TeamCity
7 2 (5.00%) Android Studio
7 2 (5.00%) JIRA
8 1 (2.50%) Ant
8 1 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (2.50%) Gradle
8 1 (2.50%) Maven
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
1 5 (12.50%) Publishing
2 4 (10.00%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Games
3 3 (7.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (82.50%) Developer
2 25 (62.50%) iOS Developer
3 13 (32.50%) Android Developer
4 10 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
5 9 (22.50%) iOS Android Developer
6 7 (17.50%) Java Android Developer
6 7 (17.50%) Java Developer
6 7 (17.50%) Objective-C Developer
7 5 (12.50%) Applications Developer
7 5 (12.50%) Java Mobile Developer
7 5 (12.50%) Lead Developer
8 4 (10.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 4 (10.00%) Senior Developer
8 4 (10.00%) Senior iOS Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Agile Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Agile Java Developer
9 3 (7.50%) iOS Software Engineer
9 3 (7.50%) Lead iOS Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Software Engineer
10 2 (5.00%) Senior iOS Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.00%) REST
2 11 (27.50%) JSON
3 10 (25.00%) Cocoa
4 8 (20.00%) Web Services
4 8 (20.00%) XML
5 6 (15.00%) HTML
5 6 (15.00%) HTML5
6 5 (12.50%) RESTful
7 4 (10.00%) Unity DI Container
7 4 (10.00%) WebGL
8 3 (7.50%) iOS SDK
9 2 (5.00%) Cocoa Touch
9 2 (5.00%) Framer.js
10 1 (2.50%) .NET
10 1 (2.50%) CSS
10 1 (2.50%) GWT
10 1 (2.50%) OAuth
10 1 (2.50%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 13 (32.50%) User Experience
3 4 (10.00%) Digital Media
4 3 (7.50%) Streaming Media
5 2 (5.00%) iPhone
6 1 (2.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 35 (87.50%) Apple iOS
2 20 (50.00%) Android
3 6 (15.00%) Windows
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (5.00%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (72.50%) iOS Development
3 23 (57.50%) TDD
4 22 (55.00%) BDD
5 20 (50.00%) Mobile Development
6 16 (40.00%) Software Engineering
7 15 (37.50%) Android Development
7 15 (37.50%) OOP
8 11 (27.50%) Automated Testing
8 11 (27.50%) Scrum
9 8 (20.00%) Unit Testing
10 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (17.50%) OO
11 6 (15.00%) E-Commerce
12 4 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (10.00%) CRM
12 4 (10.00%) ERP
12 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
12 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (60.00%) Java
2 20 (50.00%) Apple Swift
3 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.00%) PHP
5 3 (7.50%) C++
5 3 (7.50%) Ruby
6 1 (2.50%) C#
6 1 (2.50%) SQL
6 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Apple
2 2 (5.00%) Adobe