Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 20 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 94 95
Rank change year-on-year +6 +1 +3
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 2 3 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.15% 0.21% 0.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.49% 0.59% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 13
Cheshire median daily rate - £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.00% +7.14%
North West median daily rate £353 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -17.06% +13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Cheshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 405 506 630
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 30.38% 34.78% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 374 454
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +10.29%
10th Percentile £275 £269 £269
90th Percentile £524 £499 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 11
Cheshire median hourly rate £31.00 £21.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.62% -40.00% +2.94%
10th Percentile £26.50 £11.85 £13.00
90th Percentile £38.75 £36.05 £38.75
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £29.01 £37.50
% change year-on-year +37.87% -22.63% +30.43%

Objective-C
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Objective-C in Cheshire

Objective-C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Objective-C in Cheshire

Objective-C
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -17 1 - - 2
Objective-C
North West

For the 6 months to 20 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 2 (100.00%) Xcode
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 2 (100.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) Banking

Objective-C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Apple Swift
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Apple