The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Objective-C
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 80 69 72
Rank change year-on-year -11 +3  
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 7 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.69% 0.77% 1.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.42% 2.40% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 5
Median daily rate - £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.50%  
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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 289 333 366
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 28.67% 31.93% 30.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 192 198
Median daily rate £363 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Median hourly rate £22.00 £38.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.85% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £29.10 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £40.10
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 Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

Objective-C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Objective-C in Buckinghamshire

Objective-C
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Milton Keynes +3 7 - -
Objective-C
South East

Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 8 (100.00%) Apple Swift
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) Mobile Development
4 4 (50.00%) iOS Development
4 4 (50.00%) User Experience
4 4 (50.00%) Spring
4 4 (50.00%) Android
4 4 (50.00%) HTML5
4 4 (50.00%) Apple iOS
4 4 (50.00%) Node.js
4 4 (50.00%) HTML
4 4 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (50.00%) CSS
4 4 (50.00%) Cocoa
5 3 (37.50%) B2B
5 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 3 (37.50%) XML
5 3 (37.50%) OO
5 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
5 3 (37.50%) RESTful
5 3 (37.50%) TDD
5 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (37.50%) Google
5 3 (37.50%) JSON
5 3 (37.50%) CSS3
5 3 (37.50%) D3.js
5 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
5 3 (37.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (37.50%) React

Objective-C
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (37.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) git-flow
3 1 (12.50%) Babel
3 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
3 1 (12.50%) Gradle
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) Maven
3 1 (12.50%) Travis CI
3 1 (12.50%) webpack
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) iOS Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Java Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Java Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Cocoa
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) HTML5
1 4 (50.00%) Node.js
1 4 (50.00%) Spring
2 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 3 (37.50%) CSS3
2 3 (37.50%) D3.js
2 3 (37.50%) JSON
2 3 (37.50%) React
2 3 (37.50%) RESTful
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) iOS SDK
4 1 (12.50%) Akka
4 1 (12.50%) Android SDK
4 1 (12.50%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Android
1 4 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Mobile Development
3 4 (50.00%) iOS Development
4 3 (37.50%) B2B
4 3 (37.50%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Apple Swift
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) ES6
3 1 (12.50%) Scala
3 1 (12.50%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Google
2 2 (25.00%) Apple