The table below looks at the statistics for Objective-C skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Objective-C over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Objective-C
Rank 111 105 86
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -19
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 1 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.044% 0.22% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.64% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 6
Average daily rate
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- £263 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £43.25
% change year-on-year
- -7.51%
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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 West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
716 779 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.28% 34.68% 34.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 434 329
Average daily rate £325 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 31 25
Average hourly rate £28.69 £32.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.24 £14.88 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £35.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Objective-C Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Objective-C Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Objective-C across the West Midlands region.

Objective-C Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Birmingham - - - - 1
Coventry - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 3
Worcestershire - - - - 1
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Top 28 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Redis
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Games
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Replication
3 1 (20.00%) Xamarin
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (20.00%) Game Development
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Android

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) Redis
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Java Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) Game Development
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Xamarin
Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £320 - £370 per day + Neg. Good chance of Extension
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago