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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Objective-C
England / North West
Rank 114 143 127
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -16
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 22 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.83% 0.42% 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.06% 1.10% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 10
Median daily rate £413 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £325 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £416 £377
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 - -

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
1066 1448 1103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 40.42% 37.93% 32.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 735 924 724
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £272 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 71 24
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +4.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.82 £14.90 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £57.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 February 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 February 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 +19 15 £425 +9.67% 8
Cheshire +24 5 £350 +2.94% 4
Merseyside - 1 - -
Objective-C
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 27 (93.10%) Apple iOS
2 22 (75.86%) iOS Development
3 19 (65.52%) Apple Swift
4 14 (48.28%) Android
5 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (41.38%) Java
5 12 (41.38%) Android Development
5 12 (41.38%) Mobile App
6 11 (37.93%) Git (software)
7 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
8 8 (27.59%) Xcode
8 8 (27.59%) BDD
8 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (27.59%) Mobile Development
9 7 (24.14%) Games
10 6 (20.69%) JSON
10 6 (20.69%) Mobile Application Development
10 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
11 5 (17.24%) CocoaPods
11 5 (17.24%) TDD
11 5 (17.24%) HTML5
11 5 (17.24%) REST
11 5 (17.24%) Cocoa Touch
11 5 (17.24%) Scrum
11 5 (17.24%) Cocoa
11 5 (17.24%) Project Management
11 5 (17.24%) HTML
11 5 (17.24%) Web Services
12 4 (13.79%) Windows
12 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management

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 (13.79%) TestFlight
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.90%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Bluetooth
1 2 (6.90%) NFC
1 2 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.45%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
1 4 (13.79%) SQLite
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Git (software)
2 8 (27.59%) Xcode
3 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
4 5 (17.24%) CocoaPods
5 4 (13.79%) Android Studio
6 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
6 2 (6.90%) Jasmine
6 2 (6.90%) JIRA
6 2 (6.90%) Mocha
6 2 (6.90%) Subversion
General
1 7 (24.14%) Games
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (82.76%) Developer
2 20 (68.97%) iOS Developer
3 9 (31.03%) Android Developer
4 8 (27.59%) Objective-C Developer
5 7 (24.14%) iOS Android Developer
5 7 (24.14%) Mobile Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Applications Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Java Android Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Java Applications Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Java Mobile Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Senior iOS Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Applications Architect
8 2 (6.90%) Architect
8 2 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Senior Android Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Senior iOS Android Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) JSON
2 5 (17.24%) Cocoa
2 5 (17.24%) Cocoa Touch
2 5 (17.24%) HTML
2 5 (17.24%) HTML5
2 5 (17.24%) REST
2 5 (17.24%) Web Services
3 4 (13.79%) RESTful
4 2 (6.90%) HTML5 Canvas
4 2 (6.90%) J2EE
4 2 (6.90%) Material Design
4 2 (6.90%) Pixi.js
4 2 (6.90%) SOAP
4 2 (6.90%) WebGL
5 1 (3.45%) .NET
5 1 (3.45%) CSS
5 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Mobile App
2 4 (13.79%) iPhone
2 4 (13.79%) User Experience
3 2 (6.90%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (93.10%) Apple iOS
2 14 (48.28%) Android
3 4 (13.79%) Mac OS X
3 4 (13.79%) Windows
4 1 (3.45%) Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) iOS Development
2 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) Android Development
3 8 (27.59%) BDD
3 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (27.59%) Mobile Development
4 6 (20.69%) Mobile Application Development
5 5 (17.24%) Project Management
5 5 (17.24%) Scrum
5 5 (17.24%) TDD
6 4 (13.79%) Change Control
6 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
6 4 (13.79%) OOP
6 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
6 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Post-Production
8 2 (6.90%) Game Development
8 2 (6.90%) High Availability
8 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.45%) OO
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) Apple Swift
2 12 (41.38%) Java
3 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) C++
4 2 (6.90%) PHP
5 1 (3.45%) ES6
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Apple
1 2 (6.90%) Google
2 1 (3.45%) Xamarin