The first table below looks at the demand for Objective-C skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Objective-C over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South West region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Objective-C
Rank 138 114 129
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +15
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 6 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.39% 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.49% 1.00% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 10
Average daily rate £325 £325 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £301 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.88% -5.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £42.50
Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1222 903 1406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.90% 38.82% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 751 510 777
Average daily rate £350 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 54 105
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £22.94 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Objective-C
England

Objective-C
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Objective-C across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

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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

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Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Objective-C within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Devon - 3 - -
Bristol -18 2 £325 - 5
Gloucestershire - - - - 2
Somerset - - - -
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England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Objective-C also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Objective-C.

1 7 (70.00%) Apple iOS
1 7 (70.00%) iOS Development
2 4 (40.00%) Cocoa
2 4 (40.00%) Xcode
2 4 (40.00%) iPhone
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) OO
3 3 (30.00%) C++
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) Android
3 3 (30.00%) iPad
4 2 (20.00%) Android Development
4 2 (20.00%) CSS3
4 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) C
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (10.00%) IIS
5 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (10.00%) Flash

Objective-C
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Objective-C also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Objective-C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Xcode
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) iOS Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) iPhone Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (10.00%) iPad Developer
4 1 (10.00%) iPad Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Cocoa
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) CSS3
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (20.00%) HTML5
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) Flash
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) Spring
4 1 (10.00%) Ajax
4 1 (10.00%) JSON
4 1 (10.00%) OpenGL
4 1 (10.00%) WebKit
4 1 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (10.00%) UIKit
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) iPhone
2 3 (30.00%) iPad
3 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (30.00%) Android
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (30.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) Android Development
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) OOD
4 1 (10.00%) OOP
4 1 (10.00%) Content Management
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Build Automation
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (10.00%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
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