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 5 May 2016 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Objective-C
Rank 125 118 138
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +20
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 17 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.58% 0.69% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.59% 1.85% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 1
Median daily rate £450 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-32.94% +6.25%
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England

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
1072 1134 1209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.85% 37.13% 37.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 691 748
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £289 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 64 66
Median hourly rate £42.25 £35.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.19 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.10 £44.55 £47.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

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

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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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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 5 May 2016.

Objective-C Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Objective-C within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Devon +7 7 £450 -
Wiltshire +7 5 - -
Bristol -7 5 £350 -15.15% 3
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 14 (63.64%) C#
2 13 (59.09%) Java
2 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (54.55%) Apple iOS
4 11 (50.00%) C
4 11 (50.00%) HTML
4 11 (50.00%) CSS
4 11 (50.00%) Mobile App
5 10 (45.45%) Mentoring
5 10 (45.45%) C++
5 10 (45.45%) SQL
5 10 (45.45%) Scrum
6 9 (40.91%) SAS
6 9 (40.91%) Apple
6 9 (40.91%) MATLAB
6 9 (40.91%) OO
6 9 (40.91%) Python
6 9 (40.91%) R
6 9 (40.91%) Ruby
6 9 (40.91%) JIRA
6 9 (40.91%) QA
7 8 (36.36%) Data Analysis
7 8 (36.36%) Degree
7 8 (36.36%) OOP
7 8 (36.36%) DevOps
7 8 (36.36%) Line Management
7 8 (36.36%) iOS Development
8 6 (27.27%) REST
8 6 (27.27%) JSON
8 6 (27.27%) Android

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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 9 (40.91%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) HTTP
1 3 (13.64%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (4.55%) CouchDB
1 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
1 1 (4.55%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) JIRA
2 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.09%) Xcode
General
1 2 (9.09%) Banking
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Developer
2 11 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 9 (40.91%) Senior Software Developer
3 9 (40.91%) Software Developer
4 8 (36.36%) iOS Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Applications Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Windows Mobile Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Designer
6 2 (9.09%) Digital Designer
6 2 (9.09%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior iOS Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (4.55%) Android Developer
7 1 (4.55%) iOS Android Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Mac Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Objective-C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) CSS
1 11 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (27.27%) JSON
2 6 (27.27%) REST
3 4 (18.18%) Web Services
4 3 (13.64%) .NET
4 3 (13.64%) Cocoa
4 3 (13.64%) Entity Framework
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 2 (9.09%) Apache Cordova
5 2 (9.09%) Cocoa Touch
5 2 (9.09%) Dalvik
5 2 (9.09%) HTML5
5 2 (9.09%) iOS SDK
5 2 (9.09%) PhoneGap
5 2 (9.09%) Sencha Touch
5 2 (9.09%) SOAP
5 2 (9.09%) WCF
6 1 (4.55%) Android SDK
6 1 (4.55%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (18.18%) iPhone
3 2 (9.09%) iPad
4 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Apple iOS
2 6 (27.27%) Android
3 3 (13.64%) Windows
3 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
3 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) Mentoring
2 10 (45.45%) Scrum
3 9 (40.91%) OO
4 8 (36.36%) Data Analysis
4 8 (36.36%) DevOps
4 8 (36.36%) iOS Development
4 8 (36.36%) Line Management
4 8 (36.36%) OOP
5 3 (13.64%) Mobile Development
6 2 (9.09%) MVC
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.55%) Mobile First
7 1 (4.55%) OOD
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.55%) TDD
7 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) C#
2 13 (59.09%) Java
3 11 (50.00%) C
4 10 (45.45%) C++
4 10 (45.45%) SQL
5 9 (40.91%) MATLAB
5 9 (40.91%) Python
5 9 (40.91%) R
5 9 (40.91%) Ruby
6 3 (13.64%) Apple Swift
7 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Apple
2 2 (9.09%) Sencha
3 1 (4.55%) Xamarin
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