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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Objective-C
Rank 149 129 126
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -3
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 14 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.54% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.09% 1.65% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 3
Median daily rate £418 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.38% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £213 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £400 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-32.94% -
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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
1289 1210 907
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.36% 32.77% 29.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 780 527
Median daily rate £388 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 26 23
Median hourly rate £28.50 £35.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.71% +42.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £15.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £56.88 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +3.49%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -11 9 £400 +8.47% 7
Cheshire -13 4 £450 +23.28% 1
Lancashire - 1 - - 1
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Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 29 (93.55%) Apple iOS
2 26 (83.87%) iOS Development
3 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (48.39%) Apple Swift
5 13 (41.94%) Mobile App
6 12 (38.71%) Android
7 11 (35.48%) Xcode
7 11 (35.48%) Banking
7 11 (35.48%) Scrum
7 11 (35.48%) Java
7 11 (35.48%) Mobile Development
8 10 (32.26%) Android Development
8 10 (32.26%) Git (software)
8 10 (32.26%) Jenkins
9 8 (25.81%) OO
9 8 (25.81%) TDD
10 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
10 7 (22.58%) Finance
10 7 (22.58%) iOS SDK
11 6 (19.35%) BDD
11 6 (19.35%) User Experience
11 6 (19.35%) Cocoa
11 6 (19.35%) Web Services
11 6 (19.35%) JSON
11 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (16.13%) Gradle
13 4 (12.90%) Cocoa Touch
13 4 (12.90%) REST
13 4 (12.90%) Android Studio
13 4 (12.90%) 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Network Security
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
1 2 (6.45%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Xcode
2 10 (32.26%) Git (software)
2 10 (32.26%) Jenkins
3 5 (16.13%) Gradle
4 4 (12.90%) Android Studio
5 3 (9.68%) Ant
5 3 (9.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (9.68%) Bitbucket
6 2 (6.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (6.45%) CocoaPods
6 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
6 2 (6.45%) JIRA
6 2 (6.45%) Subversion
7 1 (3.23%) JUnit
7 1 (3.23%) Maven
General
1 11 (35.48%) Banking
2 7 (22.58%) Finance
3 4 (12.90%) Publishing
4 3 (9.68%) Retail
5 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (100.00%) Developer
2 24 (77.42%) iOS Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Objective-C Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Android Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Mobile Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Applications Developer
5 4 (12.90%) iOS Android Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Lead Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Agile Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Senior iOS Developer
7 2 (6.45%) iPhone Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Lead iOS Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) iOS Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Lead Android Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) iOS SDK
2 6 (19.35%) Cocoa
2 6 (19.35%) JSON
2 6 (19.35%) Web Services
3 4 (12.90%) Cocoa Touch
3 4 (12.90%) REST
4 3 (9.68%) XML
5 2 (6.45%) Android SDK
5 2 (6.45%) CSS
5 2 (6.45%) HTML
5 2 (6.45%) HTML5
5 2 (6.45%) RESTful
5 2 (6.45%) UIKit
6 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.23%) CSS3
6 1 (3.23%) GWT
6 1 (3.23%) Java EE
6 1 (3.23%) jQuery
6 1 (3.23%) Sass
6 1 (3.23%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) Mobile App
2 6 (19.35%) User Experience
3 3 (9.68%) Digital Media
3 3 (9.68%) iPhone
4 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
4 2 (6.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 29 (93.55%) Apple iOS
2 12 (38.71%) Android
3 3 (9.68%) Windows
4 2 (6.45%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.23%) AIX
5 1 (3.23%) Linux
5 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (83.87%) iOS Development
2 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (35.48%) Mobile Development
3 11 (35.48%) Scrum
4 10 (32.26%) Android Development
5 8 (25.81%) OO
5 8 (25.81%) TDD
6 6 (19.35%) BDD
6 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (12.90%) OOP
7 4 (12.90%) Project Management
7 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
8 3 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (9.68%) CRM
8 3 (9.68%) ERP
8 3 (9.68%) Kanban
8 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
8 3 (9.68%) Web Development
9 2 (6.45%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) Apple Swift
2 11 (35.48%) Java
3 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.68%) PHP
5 2 (6.45%) C
6 1 (3.23%) C#
6 1 (3.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Atlassian
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