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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Objective-C
England / North West
Rank 118 141 128
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -13
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 17 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.65% 0.45% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.64% 1.25% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 10
Median daily rate £425 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £304 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £400 £354
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.01 - -

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
1034 1363 1070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 39.66% 35.84% 34.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 714 877 713
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 65 29
Median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -15.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £14.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.36 £42.36 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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

Objective-C
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

Objective-C
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 24 January 2017.

Objective-C Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Objective-C
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

Objective-C
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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +10 12 £425 +19.29% 9
Cheshire +26 4 £350 -9.67% 1
Objective-C
England

Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 31 (81.58%) Apple iOS
2 26 (68.42%) iOS Development
3 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (57.89%) Apple Swift
5 20 (52.63%) BDD
6 19 (50.00%) Mobile App
6 19 (50.00%) Java
7 17 (44.74%) Mobile Development
7 17 (44.74%) Android
8 15 (39.47%) Android Development
8 15 (39.47%) TDD
9 14 (36.84%) Git (software)
10 12 (31.58%) Xcode
10 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
10 12 (31.58%) OOP
11 11 (28.95%) Software Engineering
11 11 (28.95%) JSON
11 11 (28.95%) REST
12 10 (26.32%) Cocoa
13 9 (23.68%) Scrum
13 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (23.68%) User Experience
14 8 (21.05%) HTML5
14 8 (21.05%) HTML
15 7 (18.42%) Games
15 7 (18.42%) Subversion
15 7 (18.42%) Automated Testing
15 7 (18.42%) Unit Testing
15 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
15 7 (18.42%) RESTful

Objective-C
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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) TestFlight
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) HTTP
1 5 (13.16%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.63%) Network Security
2 1 (2.63%) NFC
2 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
1 4 (10.53%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (36.84%) Git (software)
2 12 (31.58%) Xcode
3 7 (18.42%) CocoaPods
3 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
3 7 (18.42%) Subversion
4 5 (13.16%) JUnit
5 4 (10.53%) Android Studio
6 2 (5.26%) Appium
6 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
6 2 (5.26%) JIRA
7 1 (2.63%) Calabash
7 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.63%) Hudson
7 1 (2.63%) Robotium
7 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (18.42%) Games
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Publishing
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (81.58%) Developer
2 23 (60.53%) iOS Developer
3 14 (36.84%) Android Developer
4 13 (34.21%) Objective-C Developer
5 10 (26.32%) Mobile Developer
6 9 (23.68%) Java Android Developer
6 9 (23.68%) Java Developer
7 8 (21.05%) iOS Android Developer
7 8 (21.05%) Java Mobile Developer
8 6 (15.79%) Applications Developer
9 5 (13.16%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 4 (10.53%) Java Applications Developer
11 2 (5.26%) Applications Manager
11 2 (5.26%) Lead Developer
11 2 (5.26%) Senior Android Developer
11 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
11 2 (5.26%) Senior iOS Android Developer
11 2 (5.26%) Senior iOS Developer
12 1 (2.63%) Development Manager
12 1 (2.63%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) JSON
1 11 (28.95%) REST
2 10 (26.32%) Cocoa
3 8 (21.05%) HTML
3 8 (21.05%) HTML5
4 7 (18.42%) RESTful
5 6 (15.79%) Web Services
6 5 (13.16%) Cocoa Touch
6 5 (13.16%) XML
7 4 (10.53%) Unity DI Container
7 4 (10.53%) WebGL
8 2 (5.26%) .NET
9 1 (2.63%) J2EE
9 1 (2.63%) Material Design
9 1 (2.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 9 (23.68%) User Experience
3 5 (13.16%) iPhone
4 2 (5.26%) New Media
5 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.63%) iPad
5 1 (2.63%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (81.58%) Apple iOS
2 17 (44.74%) Android
3 6 (15.79%) Windows
4 4 (10.53%) Mac OS X
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) iOS Development
2 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (52.63%) BDD
4 17 (44.74%) Mobile Development
5 15 (39.47%) Android Development
5 15 (39.47%) TDD
6 12 (31.58%) OOP
7 11 (28.95%) Software Engineering
8 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (23.68%) Scrum
9 7 (18.42%) Automated Testing
9 7 (18.42%) Unit Testing
10 5 (13.16%) Mobile Application Development
10 5 (13.16%) Project Management
11 4 (10.53%) Change Control
11 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
11 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
11 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
11 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (7.89%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) Apple Swift
2 19 (50.00%) Java
3 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.89%) C++
5 2 (5.26%) Ruby
6 1 (2.63%) C#
6 1 (2.63%) PHP
6 1 (2.63%) SQL
6 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Apple
2 1 (2.63%) Google
2 1 (2.63%) Xamarin
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