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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Objective-C
Rank 117 107 92
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -15
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 8 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.39% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.02% 1.25% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
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£348 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.36% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £258 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £433 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.20 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £22.66
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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
787 722 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.87% 30.89% 30.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 432 256
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 22 21
Average hourly rate £26.50 £31.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.87% -13.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £11.20 £20.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £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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Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Objective-C across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Objective-C Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 May 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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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 -12 3 £350 +27.27%
Warwickshire - 3 - - 2
Staffordshire -9 1 £345 - 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (88.89%) Apple iOS
2 7 (77.78%) iOS Development
3 5 (55.56%) Android
3 5 (55.56%) Cocoa
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 4 (44.44%) CSS
4 4 (44.44%) Mobile Development
4 4 (44.44%) Cocoa Touch
4 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
5 3 (33.33%) REST
5 3 (33.33%) HTML5
5 3 (33.33%) iPad
5 3 (33.33%) C#
5 3 (33.33%) iPhone
5 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 3 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) Subversion
6 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) Animation
6 2 (22.22%) JSON
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) OO
6 2 (22.22%) SOAP
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) .NET
6 2 (22.22%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) Core Animation
6 2 (22.22%) Xcode
6 2 (22.22%) Open Source

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (11.11%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Boomi
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) Subversion
2 2 (22.22%) Xcode
General
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
1 1 (11.11%) Automotive
1 1 (11.11%) Publishing
1 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) iOS Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Android Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Xamarin Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior iOS Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Data Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Cocoa
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) Cocoa Touch
3 3 (33.33%) REST
3 3 (33.33%) HTML5
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) JSON
4 2 (22.22%) SOAP
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) Core Animation
4 2 (22.22%) iOS SDK
4 2 (22.22%) Android SDK
5 1 (11.11%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
2 3 (33.33%) iPad
2 3 (33.33%) iPhone
3 2 (22.22%) Animation
3 2 (22.22%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (11.11%) User Experience
4 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Apple iOS
2 5 (55.56%) Android
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) iOS Development
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Mobile Development
4 2 (22.22%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) Android Development
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) ETL
5 1 (11.11%) Use Case
5 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Apex Code
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Xamarin
1 1 (11.11%) Dell
1 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com