The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 27 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 West / Bristol
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 64 39
Rank change year-on-year -5 -25  
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 2 5 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.23% 0.59% 3.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.63% 1.69% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 36
Median daily rate £381 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.29% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £390 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £475 £425
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 Bristol with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 316 296 353
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 37.09% 34.86% 38.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 206 295
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 3
Median hourly rate £48.50 £39.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.35% +8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.85 £29.40 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.10 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Objective-C
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

Objective-C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Objective-C in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 2 (100.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (50.00%) B2C
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Cocoa
2 1 (50.00%) Xcode
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) BDD

Objective-C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Cocoa
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) B2C
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Apple Swift
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apple