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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Objective-C
South West / Bristol
Rank - 68 68
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 0 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol - 0.44% 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.32% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Median daily rate - £338 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.89%  
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 Bristol with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 316 303 310
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 38.40% 33.48% 36.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 205 232
Median daily rate £375 £363 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -5.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £291 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £49.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.14% +23.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.00 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £42.38
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 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

Objective-C
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 2 (100.00%) Animation
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) Core Animation
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
1 2 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 2 (100.00%) Core Data
1 2 (100.00%) Push Notifications

Objective-C
Top Related 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 2 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 2 (100.00%) Core Animation
1 2 (100.00%) Core Data
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Animation
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (100.00%) Push Notifications
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Apple Swift
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Apple