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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Objective-C
Rank 137 122 127
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 21 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.55% 0.33% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.84% 1.03% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.88% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £26.53 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+16.87% +17.05%
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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
1142 967 879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.83% 32.20% 32.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 550 467
Average daily rate £363 £340 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +11.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 23
Average hourly rate £37.50 £28.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.05 £12.50 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.63 £51.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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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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 31 July 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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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
Cheshire -1 9 £370 - 4
Manchester -6 9 £388 +10.71% 8
Merseyside - 1 - - 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 36 (78.26%) Apple iOS
2 33 (71.74%) iOS Development
3 30 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (45.65%) TDD
4 21 (45.65%) Java
5 20 (43.48%) OOP
5 20 (43.48%) Android
6 19 (41.30%) JSON
7 18 (39.13%) HTML
8 17 (36.96%) Git (software)
8 17 (36.96%) Android Development
9 15 (32.61%) Subversion
10 14 (30.43%) Cocoa
10 14 (30.43%) Web Services
10 14 (30.43%) OO
11 13 (28.26%) Windows
11 13 (28.26%) Xcode
11 13 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (28.26%) HTML5
12 12 (26.09%) Finance
13 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
13 11 (23.91%) BDD
14 10 (21.74%) SDLC
14 10 (21.74%) Mobile App
14 10 (21.74%) C
14 10 (21.74%) XML
15 9 (19.57%) CSS
15 9 (19.57%) C++
15 9 (19.57%) Linux
15 9 (19.57%) AngularJS

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (8.70%) Confluence
2 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Internet
1 2 (4.35%) iBeacon
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (36.96%) Git (software)
2 15 (32.61%) Subversion
3 13 (28.26%) Xcode
4 6 (13.04%) JIRA
5 4 (8.70%) Jenkins
6 3 (6.52%) Maven
6 3 (6.52%) FishEye
6 3 (6.52%) Gradle
6 3 (6.52%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (2.17%) Appium
7 1 (2.17%) CocoaPods
General
1 12 (26.09%) Finance
2 8 (17.39%) Banking
3 5 (10.87%) Retail
4 3 (6.52%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (93.48%) Developer
2 23 (50.00%) iOS Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Java Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Mobile Developer
4 4 (8.70%) AWS Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Applications Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Android Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Tools Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Junior iOS Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Junior
7 1 (2.17%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Consultant
7 1 (2.17%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Mac Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Junior Developer
7 1 (2.17%) iPhone Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (41.30%) JSON
2 18 (39.13%) HTML
3 14 (30.43%) Web Services
3 14 (30.43%) Cocoa
4 13 (28.26%) HTML5
5 10 (21.74%) XML
6 9 (19.57%) CSS
6 9 (19.57%) jQuery
6 9 (19.57%) REST
6 9 (19.57%) CSS3
6 9 (19.57%) AngularJS
7 6 (13.04%) Cocoa Touch
7 6 (13.04%) iOS SDK
7 6 (13.04%) RESTful
7 6 (13.04%) WSDL
7 6 (13.04%) Java EE
8 4 (8.70%) Backbone.js
9 3 (6.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (6.52%) Ember.js
9 3 (6.52%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Mobile App
2 6 (13.04%) iPhone
3 5 (10.87%) iPad
4 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.35%) Data Structures
5 2 (4.35%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.35%) Animation
5 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.17%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 36 (78.26%) Apple iOS
2 20 (43.48%) Android
3 13 (28.26%) Windows
4 9 (19.57%) Linux
5 6 (13.04%) AIX
5 6 (13.04%) Mac OS
6 5 (10.87%) Windows Vista
6 5 (10.87%) Windows XP
7 3 (6.52%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (71.74%) iOS Development
2 30 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (45.65%) TDD
4 20 (43.48%) OOP
5 17 (36.96%) Android Development
6 14 (30.43%) OO
7 13 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (23.91%) BDD
9 10 (21.74%) SDLC
10 8 (17.39%) Mobile Development
10 8 (17.39%) Waterfall
10 8 (17.39%) Automated Testing
10 8 (17.39%) Software Engineering
11 6 (13.04%) E-Commerce
12 5 (10.87%) Project Management
12 5 (10.87%) Scrum
13 4 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design
14 3 (6.52%) Web Development
14 3 (6.52%) Pair Programming
15 2 (4.35%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 21 (45.65%) Java
2 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
3 10 (21.74%) C
4 9 (19.57%) C++
5 3 (6.52%) Apple Swift
5 3 (6.52%) C#
5 3 (6.52%) Python
5 3 (6.52%) Perl
6 2 (4.35%) PHP
7 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Apple
2 3 (6.52%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.17%) Appcelerator
3 1 (2.17%) Kony
3 1 (2.17%) Perforce
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