The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 West Midlands 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Objective-C
Rank 102 94 101
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 13 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.53% 0.66% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.79% 2.04% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
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£275 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.53 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.53 £22.66 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.05% -35.25%
Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
726 638 742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.84% 32.34% 32.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 338 394
Average daily rate £325 £313 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £224 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 26
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £15.00 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.10 £37.64 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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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Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Objective-C across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Objective-C Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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 -1 10 £275 -7.56% 1
Warwickshire -9 2 - - 1
Staffordshire - 1 - - 3
Solihull - - - - 1
Wolverhampton - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 12 (85.71%) Apple iOS
2 8 (57.14%) Cocoa
3 7 (50.00%) MVC
3 7 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
3 7 (50.00%) Memory Management
3 7 (50.00%) iOS Development
4 6 (42.86%) Mobile App
5 5 (35.71%) SAP
5 5 (35.71%) OOP
5 5 (35.71%) OO
6 4 (28.57%) Apple
6 4 (28.57%) Eclipse
6 4 (28.57%) Java
7 3 (21.43%) Xcode
7 3 (21.43%) Games
7 3 (21.43%) Google
7 3 (21.43%) Android
7 3 (21.43%) iOS SDK
7 3 (21.43%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (21.43%) Android Development
8 2 (14.29%) REST
8 2 (14.29%) Game Development
8 2 (14.29%) Digital Media
8 2 (14.29%) QA
8 2 (14.29%) HTML5
8 2 (14.29%) iPad
8 2 (14.29%) iPhone
8 2 (14.29%) Degree
8 2 (14.29%) JSON
8 2 (14.29%) Web Services

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (7.14%) Blender
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Eclipse
2 3 (21.43%) Xcode
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 3 (21.43%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Architect
2 5 (35.71%) iOS Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Mobility Architect
3 4 (28.57%) SAP Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Android Developer
5 1 (7.14%) iPad Developer
5 1 (7.14%) iPhone Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) Cocoa
2 7 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
3 3 (21.43%) iOS SDK
4 2 (14.29%) REST
4 2 (14.29%) HTML5
4 2 (14.29%) JSON
4 2 (14.29%) Web Services
4 2 (14.29%) XML
4 2 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (7.14%) .NET
5 1 (7.14%) CSS
5 1 (7.14%) SOAP
5 1 (7.14%) Ajax
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.14%) Apache Flex
5 1 (7.14%) jQuery
5 1 (7.14%) MXML
5 1 (7.14%) UIKit
5 1 (7.14%) Android SDK
5 1 (7.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Mobile App
2 2 (14.29%) iPhone
2 2 (14.29%) iPad
2 2 (14.29%) Digital Media
3 1 (7.14%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (7.14%) Social Media
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Apple iOS
2 3 (21.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) MVC
1 7 (50.00%) Memory Management
1 7 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 5 (35.71%) OOP
2 5 (35.71%) OO
3 3 (21.43%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (21.43%) Android Development
4 2 (14.29%) Game Development
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) ActionScript
3 1 (7.14%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) SAP
2 4 (28.57%) Apple
3 3 (21.43%) Google
4 1 (7.14%) Facebook
4 1 (7.14%) Twitter
4 1 (7.14%) Adobe
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