Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 6 months to 22 November 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 103 74
Rank change year-on-year +10 -29 +12
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 5 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.31% 0.26% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.99% 0.68% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 9
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £363 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.14% -12.12% -
10th Percentile £328 £329 £363
90th Percentile £476 £386 £433
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £375 £381
% change year-on-year +10.00% -1.64% +17.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.54 - £31.00

Objective-C is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 505 589 408
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 31.72% 38.70% 30.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 373 252
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +9.63%
10th Percentile £251 £250 £243
90th Percentile £513 £523 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 7
Birmingham median hourly rate £40.00 £27.69 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.46% +58.23% -12.50%
10th Percentile £14.40 £16.30 £11.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £40.10 £35.95
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.25 £24.25 £27.08
% change year-on-year +28.87% -10.45% +24.51%

Objective-C
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Objective-C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Objective-C in Birmingham

Objective-C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Objective-C in Birmingham

Objective-C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Objective-C in Birmingham over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Objective-C in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 5 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 4 (80.00%) Apple Swift
2 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Android
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) Android Development
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) Build Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Kotlin
4 2 (40.00%) Mobile Development
4 2 (40.00%) HockeyApp
4 2 (40.00%) Cocoa
4 2 (40.00%) Xcode
4 2 (40.00%) iPhone
4 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (20.00%) RESTful
5 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (20.00%) Data Validation
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) iPad
5 1 (20.00%) iOS SDK
5 1 (20.00%) Drupal
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (20.00%) Web Design
5 1 (20.00%) Finance

Objective-C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) iOS Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (20.00%) iPhone Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Cocoa
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) SAML
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) iPhone
2 1 (20.00%) iPad
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (60.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Android Development
3 2 (40.00%) Build Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile Development
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Data Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Apple Swift
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Kotlin
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) Python
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft