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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Objective-C over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Objective-C
Rank 138 94 117
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +23
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 6 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.66% 0.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.48% 1.81% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 8
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£331 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £325 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +10.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £28.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%
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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 South West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1239 775 1146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.70% 36.54% 38.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 782 508 609
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 63 95
Average hourly rate £39.50 £30.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.50% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.06 £14.79 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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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

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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 23 October 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -30 5 £331 -11.66% 3
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Somerset - - - - 2
Wiltshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (87.50%) Apple iOS
1 7 (87.50%) iOS Development
2 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) iPhone
4 3 (37.50%) Cocoa
4 3 (37.50%) Xcode
4 3 (37.50%) iPad
4 3 (37.50%) C
4 3 (37.50%) User Experience
5 2 (25.00%) iOS SDK
5 2 (25.00%) REST
5 2 (25.00%) C++
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (12.50%) Xamarin
6 1 (12.50%) User Stories
6 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
6 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 1 (12.50%) RESTful
6 1 (12.50%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (12.50%) HTML5
6 1 (12.50%) MonoDevelop
6 1 (12.50%) Subversion
6 1 (12.50%) Web Development
6 1 (12.50%) JSON
6 1 (12.50%) jQuery

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Xcode
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) MonoDevelop
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) iOS Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior iOS Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) iPhone Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Mac Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) Cocoa
3 2 (25.00%) iOS SDK
3 2 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) iPhone
2 3 (37.50%) iPad
2 3 (37.50%) User Experience
3 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (12.50%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) iOS Development
2 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Xamarin