The table below looks at the statistics for Objective-C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Objective-C over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Objective-C
Rank 31 29 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.87% 0.66% 0.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.38% 1.30% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £350 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +9.15%
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%
Objective-C
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
84 77 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 36.36% 50.99% 34.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 53 33
Median daily rate £313 £363 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £300 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 £8.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+275.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

Objective-C
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Objective-C
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Objective-C across the Staffordshire region.

Objective-C Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Objective-C
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Stafford - 1 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £350 -
Objective-C
West Midlands

Objective-C
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Cocoa
2 1 (50.00%) Xcode
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Android Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (50.00%) CocoaPods
2 1 (50.00%) Material Design
2 1 (50.00%) Core Data
2 1 (50.00%) iPhone
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) iPad
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Gradle

Objective-C
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Android Studio
1 1 (50.00%) CocoaPods
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Gradle
1 1 (50.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (50.00%) Games
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Cocoa
1 1 (50.00%) Core Data
1 1 (50.00%) Material Design
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) iPad
2 1 (50.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Android Development
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Apple Swift
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apple