The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Objective-C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Objective-C over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Objective-C
South East / Berkshire
Rank 89 120 123
Rank change year-on-year +31 +3  
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 12 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.65% 0.24% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.68% 1.04% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 8
Median daily rate - £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.10%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 - £42.50

Objective-C is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 448 577 793
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 24.19% 23.54% 27.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 368 464
Median daily rate £425 £400 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +11.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 23
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.73% -47.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £17.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.55 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Objective-C
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Objective-C as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Objective-C in Berkshire

Objective-C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Objective-C in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Objective-C in Berkshire

Objective-C
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Reading +21 6 - -
Objective-C
South East

Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 13 (100.00%) Xcode
1 13 (100.00%) Android
1 13 (100.00%) Mobile Development
2 12 (92.31%) Apple Swift
2 12 (92.31%) Service Design
2 12 (92.31%) QA
2 12 (92.31%) Problem Management
2 12 (92.31%) LTE
2 12 (92.31%) Android Studio
2 12 (92.31%) Java
3 11 (84.62%) WCDMA
3 11 (84.62%) Apple
3 11 (84.62%) Project Management
3 11 (84.62%) Publishing
3 11 (84.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (84.62%) GSM
3 11 (84.62%) Mentoring
3 11 (84.62%) Coaching
3 11 (84.62%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (84.62%) HSPA
4 10 (76.92%) Degree
4 10 (76.92%) Finance
5 5 (38.46%) Mobile App
6 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
6 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
7 1 (7.69%) RESTful
7 1 (7.69%) Handset
7 1 (7.69%) MVC
7 1 (7.69%) 3GPP
7 1 (7.69%) C

Objective-C
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) LTE
2 11 (84.62%) GSM
2 11 (84.62%) HSPA
2 11 (84.62%) WCDMA
3 1 (7.69%) 3GPP
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) Xcode
2 12 (92.31%) Android Studio
General
1 11 (84.62%) Publishing
2 10 (76.92%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Java Applications Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Java Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) iOS Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) RESTful
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (38.46%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.69%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Android
2 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Mobile Development
2 12 (92.31%) Problem Management
2 12 (92.31%) Service Design
3 11 (84.62%) Coaching
3 11 (84.62%) Mentoring
3 11 (84.62%) Project Management
3 11 (84.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) OOP
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Apple Swift
1 12 (92.31%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) C
2 1 (7.69%) C++
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (92.31%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Apple