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 June 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.

Apple Objective-C
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 121 108
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire - 0.085% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.33% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £405 £400
% change year-on-year -7.40% +1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £28.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +45.61% -32.94%  

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 445 612 590
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 24.57% 25.97% 23.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 360 359
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 12
Median hourly rate £19.66 £12.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.28% -65.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £9.00 £31.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) Xcode
1 12 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 12 (100.00%) Android
1 12 (100.00%) LTE
1 12 (100.00%) Android Studio
1 12 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 12 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 12 (100.00%) Service Design
2 11 (91.67%) Mentoring
2 11 (91.67%) Coaching
2 11 (91.67%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (91.67%) HSPA
2 11 (91.67%) QA
2 11 (91.67%) Publishing
2 11 (91.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (91.67%) GSM
2 11 (91.67%) WCDMA
2 11 (91.67%) Apple
2 11 (91.67%) Project Management
3 10 (83.33%) Finance
3 10 (83.33%) Degree
3 10 (83.33%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (41.67%) Mobile App
5 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (8.33%) Handset
6 1 (8.33%) 3GPP
6 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS

Objective-C
Co-occurring 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 (100.00%) LTE
2 11 (91.67%) GSM
2 11 (91.67%) HSPA
2 11 (91.67%) WCDMA
3 1 (8.33%) 3GPP
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) Android Studio
1 12 (100.00%) Xcode
General
1 11 (91.67%) Publishing
2 10 (83.33%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Java Applications Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Java Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Architect
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (41.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 12 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 12 (100.00%) Service Design
2 11 (91.67%) Coaching
2 11 (91.67%) Mentoring
2 11 (91.67%) Project Management
2 11 (91.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 12 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) Degree
1 10 (83.33%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (91.67%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Apple