The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Objective-C
England / North East
Rank 83 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.14% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 North East with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 310 317 265
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 42.64% 36.35% 40.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 205 167
Median daily rate £350 £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +5.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £282 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Median hourly rate £37.50 £18.13 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.89% -42.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.83 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £20.43 £38.50
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 North East

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

Objective-C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

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

Objective-C
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 27 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
Tyne and Wear - 1 - - 3
Objective-C
England

Objective-C
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 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 North East region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Xcode
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) iPhone
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Internet

Objective-C
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP