The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Objective-C
England / East Midlands
Rank 95 89 93
Rank change year-on-year -6 +4  
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 4 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.27% 0.50% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.63% 1.60% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 3
Median daily rate £325 £288 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.04% -23.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £318 £395
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 631 499 558
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 42.98% 30.88% 34.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 315 325
Median daily rate £350 £325 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -6.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 13
Median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.53 £11.00 £18.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £40.00 £36.20
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 the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Objective-C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Objective-C in the East Midlands

Objective-C
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 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
Leicestershire 0 3 £325 +18.18% 2
Objective-C
England

Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 15 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 15 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 14 (93.33%) Apple Swift
3 12 (80.00%) iPhone
4 11 (73.33%) iPad
4 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
4 11 (73.33%) Mobile App
4 11 (73.33%) Mobile Development
5 10 (66.67%) .NET
5 10 (66.67%) Git (software)
6 9 (60.00%) Subversion
6 9 (60.00%) Android
6 9 (60.00%) Web Services
6 9 (60.00%) Xamarin
7 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce
7 8 (53.33%) Xamarin.iOS
8 7 (46.67%) C#
8 7 (46.67%) Android Development
9 4 (26.67%) RESTful
10 3 (20.00%) User Experience
11 2 (13.33%) Asynchronous Programming
11 2 (13.33%) Core Data
11 2 (13.33%) CocoaPods
11 2 (13.33%) JSON
11 2 (13.33%) Cocoa
11 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
12 1 (6.67%) TDD
12 1 (6.67%) Publishing
12 1 (6.67%) Java
12 1 (6.67%) SQL

Objective-C
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 10 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 9 (60.00%) Subversion
3 2 (13.33%) CocoaPods
4 1 (6.67%) Xcode
General
1 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
1 15 (100.00%) iOS Developer
2 9 (60.00%) Mobile Developer
3 6 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 6 (40.00%) Xamarin Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Objective-C Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Android Developer
5 1 (6.67%) iOS Android Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead iOS Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) Web Services
3 8 (53.33%) Xamarin.iOS
4 4 (26.67%) RESTful
5 2 (13.33%) Cocoa
5 2 (13.33%) Core Data
5 2 (13.33%) JSON
6 1 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (80.00%) iPhone
2 11 (73.33%) iPad
2 11 (73.33%) Mobile App
3 3 (20.00%) User Experience
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (6.67%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 9 (60.00%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 11 (73.33%) Mobile Development
3 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce
4 7 (46.67%) Android Development
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Asynchronous Programming
6 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.67%) SOLID
6 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Apple Swift
2 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Xamarin