The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 23 April 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 44 41
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3  
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.63% 0.95% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.22% 2.35% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £225 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.75% +4.91%  
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 £41.50 - £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 Cambridge with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 164 170 136
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 51.25% 40.48% 39.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 99 96
Median daily rate £388 £370 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.72% +11.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £320 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 18 12
Median hourly rate £39.00 £39.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.88% -0.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.77% +5.55%  

Objective-C
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

Objective-C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Objective-C in Cambridge

Objective-C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Objective-C in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Objective-C in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 4 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) iPad
3 2 (50.00%) Android
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) Publishing
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Smartphone
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) OOP
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) WebKit
3 2 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (50.00%) Xamarin
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (50.00%) Android Development
3 2 (50.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (50.00%) Apple Swift

Objective-C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) iOS Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Android Developer
4 1 (25.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (25.00%) C++/Java Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) iOS Android Developer
4 1 (25.00%) iOS Software Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Java Android Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Objective-C Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) WebKit
2 2 (50.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (50.00%) iPad
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (50.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Android Development
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Apple Swift
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (25.00%) SAP