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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Objective-C
England / South West
Rank 126 139 140
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 2 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.078% 0.23% 0.065%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.20% 0.59% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £500 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
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 £37.02 - -

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
999 1196 1107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 38.95% 40.13% 36.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 795 719
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 72 73
Median hourly rate £41.25 £42.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +18.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £31.00 £24.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £56.53 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +13.71%

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
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 19 January 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
Gloucestershire +3 2 £500 - 1
Objective-C
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 21 (95.45%) Apple iOS
2 15 (68.18%) iOS Development
3 14 (63.64%) Apple Swift
4 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (45.45%) TDD
5 10 (45.45%) Scrum
6 9 (40.91%) Web Services
6 9 (40.91%) Unit Testing
7 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (36.36%) Progressive Enhancement
8 7 (31.82%) Android
8 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
8 7 (31.82%) C#
8 7 (31.82%) Cocoa
8 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce
9 6 (27.27%) REST
9 6 (27.27%) Cocoa Touch
9 6 (27.27%) Mobile App
9 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
10 5 (22.73%) RESTful
10 5 (22.73%) Java
11 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
11 4 (18.18%) SQL
11 4 (18.18%) MySQL
11 4 (18.18%) SOAP
11 4 (18.18%) JSON
11 4 (18.18%) SQLite
11 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
11 4 (18.18%) CouchDB
11 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure

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 (9.09%) Apache Pig
1 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (18.18%) TestFlight
2 2 (9.09%) Google Play
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Azure SQL Database
1 4 (18.18%) CouchDB
1 4 (18.18%) MongoDB
1 4 (18.18%) MySQL
1 4 (18.18%) SQLite
2 2 (9.09%) Apache Hive
2 2 (9.09%) Big Data
2 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
2 1 (4.55%) Xcode
General
1 2 (9.09%) Banking
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
2 15 (68.18%) iOS Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Senior iOS Developer
4 2 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Designer
4 2 (9.09%) Digital Designer
4 2 (9.09%) J2EE Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Java Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Python Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Xamarin Developer
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Objective-C Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) Web Services
2 7 (31.82%) Cocoa
3 6 (27.27%) Cocoa Touch
3 6 (27.27%) REST
4 5 (22.73%) RESTful
5 4 (18.18%) JSON
5 4 (18.18%) SOAP
6 3 (13.64%) .NET
6 3 (13.64%) Core Data
7 2 (9.09%) Apache Cordova
7 2 (9.09%) Core Animation
7 2 (9.09%) CSS
7 2 (9.09%) EJB
7 2 (9.09%) HTML5
7 2 (9.09%) iOS SDK
7 2 (9.09%) J2EE
7 2 (9.09%) PhoneGap
7 2 (9.09%) Sencha Touch
7 2 (9.09%) WCF
7 2 (9.09%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Mobile App
2 3 (13.64%) User Experience
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Animation
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) iPad
4 1 (4.55%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Apple iOS
2 7 (31.82%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) iOS Development
2 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (45.45%) Scrum
3 10 (45.45%) TDD
4 9 (40.91%) Unit Testing
5 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (36.36%) Progressive Enhancement
6 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce
6 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
7 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
8 4 (18.18%) Mobile Development
9 3 (13.64%) OO
10 2 (9.09%) Coaching
10 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (9.09%) Memory Management
10 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
10 2 (9.09%) Multithreading
10 2 (9.09%) MVC
10 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) Apple Swift
2 7 (31.82%) C#
3 5 (22.73%) Java
4 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 4 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (9.09%) C
5 2 (9.09%) C++
5 2 (9.09%) Embedded C
5 2 (9.09%) Python
6 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Apple
2 2 (9.09%) Google
2 2 (9.09%) Sencha
2 2 (9.09%) Xamarin