The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 28 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.

Apple Objective-C
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 51 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 -  
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 9 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.23% 0.44% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.76% 1.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Median daily rate £275 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.25% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.00 - -
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 Essex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 189 142 188
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 46.78% 31.21% 41.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 85 95
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 29
Median hourly rate £37.00 £47.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.10% +20.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £36.50 £32.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Objective-C in Essex

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Objective-C in Essex

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Objective-C in Essex over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Objective-C in Essex

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Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 28 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
Brentwood - 4 £265 -
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East of England

For the 6 months to 28 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 Essex region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 15 (100.00%) TDD
1 15 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 15 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 15 (100.00%) Apple Swift
2 14 (93.33%) Pair Programming
3 13 (86.67%) Cocoa
3 13 (86.67%) Mobile App
3 13 (86.67%) iOS SDK
4 11 (73.33%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (66.67%) iPhone
5 10 (66.67%) RESTful
5 10 (66.67%) Xcode
5 10 (66.67%) Animation
5 10 (66.67%) JSON
5 10 (66.67%) MVC
5 10 (66.67%) C++
5 10 (66.67%) HTML
5 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
5 10 (66.67%) JUnit
5 10 (66.67%) XML
5 10 (66.67%) OOA/OOD
5 10 (66.67%) OOD
5 10 (66.67%) Core Data
5 10 (66.67%) Push Notifications
5 10 (66.67%) GitHub
5 10 (66.67%) Jenkins
5 10 (66.67%) Core Animation
5 10 (66.67%) iPhone SDK
6 9 (60.00%) Automotive
7 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (66.67%) GitHub
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) Office 365
2 2 (13.33%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 10 (66.67%) JUnit
1 10 (66.67%) Xcode
General
1 9 (60.00%) Automotive
2 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
1 15 (100.00%) iOS Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Objective-C Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) Cocoa
1 13 (86.67%) iOS SDK
2 10 (66.67%) Core Animation
2 10 (66.67%) Core Data
2 10 (66.67%) HTML
2 10 (66.67%) iPhone SDK
2 10 (66.67%) JSON
2 10 (66.67%) RESTful
2 10 (66.67%) XML
3 2 (13.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (86.67%) Mobile App
2 10 (66.67%) Animation
2 10 (66.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 15 (100.00%) TDD
2 14 (93.33%) Pair Programming
3 11 (73.33%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (66.67%) MVC
4 10 (66.67%) OOA/OOD
4 10 (66.67%) OOD
4 10 (66.67%) Push Notifications
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) IT Strategy
6 3 (20.00%) Scrum
7 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (13.33%) Case Management
7 2 (13.33%) CRM
7 2 (13.33%) Data Management
7 2 (13.33%) Document Management
8 1 (6.67%) Android Development
8 1 (6.67%) Mobile Development
8 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Apple Swift
2 10 (66.67%) C++
2 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Infor
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
1 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (13.33%) SAP