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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Objective-C over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Objective-C
England / West Midlands
Rank 115 120 113
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 6 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.19% 0.045%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.82% 0.55% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Median daily rate £350 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 - -

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
730 901 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.33% 34.79% 31.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 555 402
Median daily rate £400 £370 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 34
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -19.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £17.04 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.50 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

Objective-C
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Objective-C
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

Objective-C
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

Objective-C
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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
Staffordshire +3 3 - - 2
Coventry -13 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £350 -
Objective-C
England

Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 10 (90.91%) Apple iOS
2 8 (72.73%) iOS Development
3 7 (63.64%) Mobile Development
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) Java
4 6 (54.55%) Android
4 6 (54.55%) RESTful
4 6 (54.55%) Mobile App
5 5 (45.45%) Apple Swift
5 5 (45.45%) User Experience
6 4 (36.36%) BDD
6 4 (36.36%) TDD
6 4 (36.36%) Android Development
6 4 (36.36%) Scrum
6 4 (36.36%) Cocoa
6 4 (36.36%) Xcode
6 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
7 3 (27.27%) Apple
7 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 3 (27.27%) Core Data
8 2 (18.18%) Android Studio
8 2 (18.18%) CocoaPods
8 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
8 2 (18.18%) Android SDK
8 2 (18.18%) iOS SDK
8 2 (18.18%) Gradle
8 2 (18.18%) C
8 2 (18.18%) C#
8 2 (18.18%) OO
8 2 (18.18%) Web Services

Objective-C
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Google Play
1 1 (9.09%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Bluetooth
1 1 (9.09%) Network Security
1 1 (9.09%) RFID
1 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Xcode
2 2 (18.18%) Android Studio
2 2 (18.18%) CocoaPods
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Gradle
General
1 1 (9.09%) Games
1 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) iOS Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Lead Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Lead iOS Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Android Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Android Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Objective-C Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) RESTful
2 4 (36.36%) Cocoa
3 3 (27.27%) Core Data
4 2 (18.18%) Android SDK
4 2 (18.18%) iOS SDK
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) CSS
5 1 (9.09%) HTML
5 1 (9.09%) HTML5
5 1 (9.09%) JSON
5 1 (9.09%) Material Design
5 1 (9.09%) PhoneGap
5 1 (9.09%) REST
5 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Mobile App
2 5 (45.45%) User Experience
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (9.09%) iPad
3 1 (9.09%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Apple iOS
2 6 (54.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) iOS Development
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Mobile Development
3 4 (36.36%) Android Development
3 4 (36.36%) BDD
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) OOD
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Asynchronous Programming
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
5 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (9.09%) Pair Programming
5 1 (9.09%) Time Management
5 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) Apple Swift
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) C
4 2 (18.18%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) C++
5 1 (9.09%) Embedded C
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
5 1 (9.09%) Python
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Apple
2 1 (9.09%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) Kony
2 1 (9.09%) Xamarin