The first table below looks at the demand for Objective-C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Objective-C over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Tyne and Wear region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Objective-C
Rank 59 31 35
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +4
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.19% 0.48% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.44% 1.82% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £240 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £301 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.88% -5.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £42.50
Programming Languages Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
226 55 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 42.09% 26.44% 36.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 33 52
Average daily rate £250 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £234 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £350 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Objective-C
North East

Objective-C
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Objective-C across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Objective-C Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Objective-C
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Objective-C Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) GIAC
2 1 (50.00%) Information Management
2 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) CISMP
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Lua
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS

Objective-C
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) PhoneGap
General
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Tester
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (50.00%) Sencha Touch
1 1 (50.00%) OpenGL ES
1 1 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Information Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Android Development
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Lua
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) GIAC
1 1 (50.00%) CEH
1 1 (50.00%) CISMP
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) GPEN
1 1 (50.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Sencha