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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Objective-C
Rank 143 120 122
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +2
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 8 37 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.90% 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.70% 2.85% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 28 13
Median daily rate £419 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.51% +3.57%
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 £36.51 - -
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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
1144 1300 1139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 36.39% 31.46% 34.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 813 810 744
Median daily rate £388 £373 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.02% +10.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 57 30
Median hourly rate £39.88 £32.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £16.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £47.33 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -15 8 £419 +19.64% 7
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 32 (84.21%) Apple iOS
2 29 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (65.79%) iOS Development
4 23 (60.53%) BDD
4 23 (60.53%) Java
5 22 (57.89%) TDD
6 19 (50.00%) Apple Swift
6 19 (50.00%) Android
7 18 (47.37%) Mobile Development
8 17 (44.74%) Git (software)
9 15 (39.47%) Xcode
9 15 (39.47%) Android Development
10 14 (36.84%) Mobile App
10 14 (36.84%) Software Engineering
10 14 (36.84%) OOP
11 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
11 13 (34.21%) JSON
11 13 (34.21%) REST
12 11 (28.95%) User Experience
12 11 (28.95%) Automated Testing
13 10 (26.32%) Subversion
13 10 (26.32%) Cocoa
14 9 (23.68%) Scrum
14 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (23.68%) Jenkins
15 8 (21.05%) JUnit
15 8 (21.05%) Web Services
15 8 (21.05%) XML
15 8 (21.05%) HTTP
15 8 (21.05%) Internet

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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 8 (21.05%) HTTP
1 8 (21.05%) Internet
2 4 (10.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
1 2 (5.26%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (44.74%) Git (software)
2 15 (39.47%) Xcode
3 10 (26.32%) Subversion
4 9 (23.68%) Jenkins
5 8 (21.05%) JUnit
6 5 (13.16%) CocoaPods
7 3 (7.89%) Appium
7 3 (7.89%) Calabash
7 3 (7.89%) Cucumber
7 3 (7.89%) Hudson
7 3 (7.89%) Robotium
7 3 (7.89%) TeamCity
8 2 (5.26%) Android Studio
8 2 (5.26%) Bitbucket
8 2 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 4 (10.53%) Games
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Publishing
2 3 (7.89%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (76.32%) Developer
2 22 (57.89%) iOS Developer
3 14 (36.84%) Android Developer
4 9 (23.68%) iOS Android Developer
4 9 (23.68%) Java Android Developer
4 9 (23.68%) Java Developer
4 9 (23.68%) Objective-C Developer
5 8 (21.05%) Mobile Developer
6 7 (18.42%) Java Mobile Developer
7 5 (13.16%) Lead Developer
8 4 (10.53%) Applications Developer
8 4 (10.53%) Senior Developer
8 4 (10.53%) Senior iOS Developer
9 3 (7.89%) Agile Developer
9 3 (7.89%) Agile Java Developer
9 3 (7.89%) Lead iOS Developer
9 3 (7.89%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 2 (5.26%) Android Software Engineer
10 2 (5.26%) iOS Software Engineer
10 2 (5.26%) Senior iOS Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) JSON
1 13 (34.21%) REST
2 10 (26.32%) Cocoa
3 8 (21.05%) Web Services
3 8 (21.05%) XML
4 7 (18.42%) RESTful
5 6 (15.79%) HTML
5 6 (15.79%) HTML5
6 4 (10.53%) Unity DI Container
6 4 (10.53%) WebGL
7 3 (7.89%) iOS SDK
8 2 (5.26%) Cocoa Touch
8 2 (5.26%) Framer.js
9 1 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) 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 1 (2.63%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 32 (84.21%) Apple iOS
2 19 (50.00%) Android
3 6 (15.79%) Windows
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (5.26%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (65.79%) iOS Development
3 23 (60.53%) BDD
4 22 (57.89%) TDD
5 18 (47.37%) Mobile Development
6 15 (39.47%) Android Development
7 14 (36.84%) OOP
7 14 (36.84%) Software Engineering
8 11 (28.95%) Automated Testing
9 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (23.68%) Scrum
10 7 (18.42%) Unit Testing
11 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
12 5 (13.16%) OO
13 4 (10.53%) CRM
13 4 (10.53%) ERP
13 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
13 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (10.53%) Web Development
14 3 (7.89%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) Java
2 19 (50.00%) Apple Swift
3 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.53%) PHP
5 3 (7.89%) C++
5 3 (7.89%) Ruby
6 1 (2.63%) C#
6 1 (2.63%) SQL
6 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Apple
2 2 (5.26%) Adobe
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