The table below looks at the statistics for Objective-C skills in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 / South West
Rank 132 143 137
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 4 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.27% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.37% 0.69% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 6
Median daily rate £456 £419 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.95% +19.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £338 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £370
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 South West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1077 1154 1196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.71% 38.56% 37.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 680 724 770
Median daily rate £389 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 95 59
Median hourly rate £41.50 £43.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.59% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.60 £44.50
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 South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South 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 South West

Objective-C
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Objective-C across the South West region.

Objective-C Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Objective-C
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Objective-C across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Objective-C Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Objective-C
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Objective-C across the South West region.

Objective-C Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Objective-C
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South 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
Dorset - 2 £306 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £500 - 1
Objective-C
England

Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South 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 South West region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 15 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 10 (66.67%) iOS Development
3 8 (53.33%) Apple Swift
3 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) Android
5 5 (33.33%) TDD
5 5 (33.33%) Scrum
5 5 (33.33%) C#
6 4 (26.67%) Web Services
6 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
6 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
6 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (26.67%) RESTful
6 4 (26.67%) User Experience
6 4 (26.67%) iOS SDK
6 4 (26.67%) Progressive Enhancement
7 3 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
7 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
7 3 (20.00%) Mobile Development
7 3 (20.00%) Cocoa
7 3 (20.00%) JSON
7 3 (20.00%) Java
7 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (13.33%) C++
8 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
8 2 (13.33%) EJB
8 2 (13.33%) XML
8 2 (13.33%) .NET
8 2 (13.33%) J2EE

Objective-C
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 (13.33%) Apache Pig
1 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Google Play
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) TestFlight
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Apache Hive
1 2 (13.33%) Big Data
1 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (6.67%) CouchDB
2 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (13.33%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) iOS Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) J2EE Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Python Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior iOS Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Xamarin Developer
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Graduate
4 1 (6.67%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Junior
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) iOS SDK
1 4 (26.67%) RESTful
1 4 (26.67%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) Cocoa
2 3 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 3 (20.00%) JSON
3 2 (13.33%) .NET
3 2 (13.33%) Core Animation
3 2 (13.33%) Core Data
3 2 (13.33%) EJB
3 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
3 2 (13.33%) J2EE
3 2 (13.33%) Java EE
3 2 (13.33%) REST
3 2 (13.33%) Spring
3 2 (13.33%) STL
3 2 (13.33%) Xamarin.iOS
3 2 (13.33%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
4 1 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) User Experience
2 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (40.00%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Scrum
3 5 (33.33%) TDD
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
4 4 (26.67%) Progressive Enhancement
4 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Mobile Development
6 2 (13.33%) Coaching
6 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (13.33%) Memory Management
6 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
6 2 (13.33%) OO
6 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
6 2 (13.33%) User Stories
7 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Apple Swift
2 5 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) C
4 2 (13.33%) C++
4 2 (13.33%) Embedded C
4 2 (13.33%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Apple
1 2 (13.33%) Google
1 2 (13.33%) Xamarin
2 1 (6.67%) Sencha