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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Objective-C
Rank 110 135 141
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +6
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 26 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.93% 0.48% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.19% 1.29% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 1
Median daily rate £488 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% +25.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.00 £26.53
% change year-on-year
- +16.87%
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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
1187 1245 1182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.36% 37.61% 35.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 784 814 723
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 103 51
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.12 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.72% +17.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £25.70 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £53.27 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

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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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Bristol +12 22 £500 +17.64% 2
Wiltshire +14 2 £338 -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 34 (80.95%) Apple iOS
2 27 (64.29%) iOS Development
3 21 (50.00%) Apple Swift
4 20 (47.62%) Web Services
5 17 (40.48%) E-Commerce
6 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (35.71%) C#
8 14 (33.33%) Java
8 14 (33.33%) Scrum
9 13 (30.95%) TDD
9 13 (30.95%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (30.95%) Test Automation
10 12 (28.57%) REST
11 11 (26.19%) Mobile App
11 11 (26.19%) Unit Testing
12 10 (23.81%) Progressive Enhancement
13 9 (21.43%) Android
13 9 (21.43%) Cocoa
14 8 (19.05%) SQL
14 8 (19.05%) Ruby
14 8 (19.05%) Cocoa Touch
14 8 (19.05%) Exploratory Testing
15 7 (16.67%) BDD
15 7 (16.67%) JSON
15 7 (16.67%) Automated Testing
15 7 (16.67%) Software Engineering
15 7 (16.67%) HTML
15 7 (16.67%) CSS
15 7 (16.67%) SOAP
16 6 (14.29%) .NET

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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 2 (4.76%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (14.29%) TestFlight
2 2 (4.76%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) HTTP
1 2 (4.76%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
1 6 (14.29%) CouchDB
1 6 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 6 (14.29%) MySQL
1 6 (14.29%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 6 (14.29%) SpecFlow
2 3 (7.14%) Xcode
3 2 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 5 (11.90%) Banking
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (73.81%) Developer
2 26 (61.90%) iOS Developer
3 13 (30.95%) Senior Developer
4 11 (26.19%) Senior iOS Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Objective-C Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Test Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) Designer
6 5 (11.90%) Digital Designer
6 5 (11.90%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (4.76%) Senior DevOps
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Xamarin Developer
8 1 (2.38%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Cloud Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Junior
8 1 (2.38%) Junior Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Junior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (47.62%) Web Services
2 12 (28.57%) REST
3 9 (21.43%) Cocoa
4 8 (19.05%) Cocoa Touch
5 7 (16.67%) CSS
5 7 (16.67%) HTML
5 7 (16.67%) JSON
5 7 (16.67%) SOAP
6 6 (14.29%) .NET
7 5 (11.90%) .NET Framework
7 5 (11.90%) Apache Cordova
7 5 (11.90%) HTML5
7 5 (11.90%) PhoneGap
7 5 (11.90%) Sencha Touch
7 5 (11.90%) WCF
8 4 (9.52%) iOS SDK
9 3 (7.14%) RESTful
10 2 (4.76%) UIKit
10 2 (4.76%) Xamarin.iOS
10 2 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Mobile App
2 6 (14.29%) iPhone
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) iPad
4 1 (2.38%) Animation
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.38%) Social Media
4 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (80.95%) Apple iOS
2 9 (21.43%) Android
3 1 (2.38%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (64.29%) iOS Development
2 17 (40.48%) E-Commerce
3 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (33.33%) Scrum
5 13 (30.95%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (30.95%) TDD
5 13 (30.95%) Test Automation
6 11 (26.19%) Unit Testing
7 10 (23.81%) Progressive Enhancement
8 8 (19.05%) Exploratory Testing
9 7 (16.67%) Automated Testing
9 7 (16.67%) BDD
9 7 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 6 (14.29%) OO
11 5 (11.90%) MVC
12 4 (9.52%) Integration Testing
12 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
12 4 (9.52%) SOLID
13 3 (7.14%) Mobile Development
14 2 (4.76%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (50.00%) Apple Swift
2 15 (35.71%) C#
3 14 (33.33%) Java
4 8 (19.05%) Ruby
4 8 (19.05%) SQL
5 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.52%) C
7 3 (7.14%) C++
8 2 (4.76%) MATLAB
8 2 (4.76%) Python
8 2 (4.76%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Sencha
2 3 (7.14%) Apple
3 2 (4.76%) Google
3 2 (4.76%) Xamarin