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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Objective-C
Rank 136 134 123
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 19 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.52% 0.55% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.42% 1.84% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 5
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £358
% change year-on-year
- +11.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £31.00 £26.53
% change year-on-year
-8.06% +16.87%
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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
1338 1144 948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 36.70% 29.82% 31.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 884 731 543
Median daily rate £375 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £270 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 26 27
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £26.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +39.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.75 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

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 July 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 July 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 -5 14 £413 +6.45% 17
Cheshire +1 4 £450 +21.62% 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 37 (97.37%) Apple iOS
2 30 (78.95%) iOS Development
3 27 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (47.37%) Android
4 18 (47.37%) Apple Swift
5 15 (39.47%) Mobile Development
5 15 (39.47%) Mobile App
5 15 (39.47%) Java
6 13 (34.21%) Xcode
6 13 (34.21%) Jenkins
7 12 (31.58%) Android Development
7 12 (31.58%) TDD
7 12 (31.58%) Git (software)
8 11 (28.95%) User Experience
9 10 (26.32%) Banking
9 10 (26.32%) Scrum
10 9 (23.68%) OO
10 9 (23.68%) BDD
11 8 (21.05%) iOS SDK
11 8 (21.05%) REST
11 8 (21.05%) Web Services
11 8 (21.05%) OOP
11 8 (21.05%) JSON
11 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (18.42%) Cocoa
13 6 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
13 6 (15.79%) Finance
13 6 (15.79%) XML
13 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
13 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering

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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 (5.26%) Marvel
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Adobe After Effects
1 2 (5.26%) Pixate
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) Internet
2 4 (10.53%) HTTP
2 4 (10.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
1 2 (5.26%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (34.21%) Jenkins
1 13 (34.21%) Xcode
2 12 (31.58%) Git (software)
3 5 (13.16%) Gradle
3 5 (13.16%) JUnit
4 4 (10.53%) Android Studio
4 4 (10.53%) Subversion
5 3 (7.89%) Ant
5 3 (7.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (7.89%) Bitbucket
5 3 (7.89%) Calabash
5 3 (7.89%) CocoaPods
5 3 (7.89%) Hudson
5 3 (7.89%) Robotium
5 3 (7.89%) TeamCity
6 2 (5.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
6 2 (5.26%) JIRA
7 1 (2.63%) Appium
7 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (26.32%) Banking
2 6 (15.79%) Finance
3 4 (10.53%) Publishing
3 4 (10.53%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (89.47%) Developer
2 28 (73.68%) iOS Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Android Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Objective-C Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Mobile Developer
5 6 (15.79%) iOS Android Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Agile Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Lead Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Applications Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 3 (7.89%) iOS Software Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Lead iOS Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Senior iOS Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Software Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) iPhone Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
9 2 (5.26%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) iOS SDK
1 8 (21.05%) JSON
1 8 (21.05%) REST
1 8 (21.05%) Web Services
2 7 (18.42%) Cocoa
3 6 (15.79%) XML
4 4 (10.53%) Cocoa Touch
5 2 (5.26%) Android SDK
5 2 (5.26%) Framer.js
5 2 (5.26%) RESTful
5 2 (5.26%) UIKit
6 1 (2.63%) CSS
6 1 (2.63%) GWT
6 1 (2.63%) OAuth
6 1 (2.63%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (39.47%) Mobile App
2 11 (28.95%) User Experience
3 4 (10.53%) Digital Media
4 3 (7.89%) iPhone
4 3 (7.89%) Streaming Media
5 2 (5.26%) Blackberry
5 2 (5.26%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 37 (97.37%) Apple iOS
2 18 (47.37%) Android
3 5 (13.16%) Windows
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (5.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (78.95%) iOS Development
2 27 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (39.47%) Mobile Development
4 12 (31.58%) Android Development
4 12 (31.58%) TDD
5 10 (26.32%) Scrum
6 9 (23.68%) BDD
6 9 (23.68%) OO
7 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (21.05%) OOP
8 6 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
9 5 (13.16%) Automated Testing
10 4 (10.53%) CRM
10 4 (10.53%) ERP
10 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
10 4 (10.53%) Web Development
11 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
11 3 (7.89%) DRM
11 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 18 (47.37%) Apple Swift
2 15 (39.47%) Java
3 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.53%) PHP
5 1 (2.63%) C
5 1 (2.63%) C#
5 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) Adobe
1 2 (5.26%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.63%) Apple
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