Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 September 2018 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
England > North West
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 186 198
Rank change year-on-year -4 +12 -4
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 23 21 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.39% 0.36% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.93% 0.97% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 30
North West median daily rate £388 £394 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.59% -7.35% +14.86%
10th Percentile £320 £326 £325
90th Percentile £460 £475 £525
England median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
North West median hourly rate £30.00 - £28.50
10th Percentile £27.50 - £26.75
90th Percentile £32.50 - £30.25
England median hourly rate £30.00 £62.50 £22.58
% change year-on-year -52.00% +176.82% -30.74%

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 the North West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,465 2,171 2,638
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.30% 37.49% 35.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,687 1,472 1,778
North West median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £293 £281 £263
90th Percentile £550 £513 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 89 69
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +35.96% -22.97%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.75 £13.05
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.34 £43.15
England median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.63% +6.67% +2.74%

Objective-C
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Objective-C in the North West

Objective-C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

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

Objective-C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Objective-C in the North West over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Objective-C in the North West

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Objective-C in the North West

Objective-C
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 23 September 2018. 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
Manchester -19 18 £388 +9.15% 20
Cheshire -5 4 £343 -23.74% 6
Lancashire -8 1 - - 1
Objective-C
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Objective-C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 19 (82.61%) Apple iOS
2 16 (69.57%) iOS Development
3 10 (43.48%) HTML
3 10 (43.48%) Apple Swift
4 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (34.78%) Xcode
5 8 (34.78%) C#
5 8 (34.78%) HTML5
5 8 (34.78%) User Experience
5 8 (34.78%) Mobile Development
6 7 (30.43%) Android
6 7 (30.43%) iOS SDK
7 6 (26.09%) Mobile App
7 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
7 6 (26.09%) C++
7 6 (26.09%) CSS
7 6 (26.09%) Games
8 5 (21.74%) 3D Graphics
8 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
9 4 (17.39%) Java
9 4 (17.39%) Web Services
9 4 (17.39%) Apple
9 4 (17.39%) Project Management
9 4 (17.39%) Cocoa
9 4 (17.39%) Workflow
9 4 (17.39%) JSON
9 4 (17.39%) JIRA
9 4 (17.39%) Mathematics
9 4 (17.39%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 4 (17.39%) REST

Objective-C
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
1 1 (4.35%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Xcode
2 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
3 4 (17.39%) JIRA
4 2 (8.70%) Clang
4 2 (8.70%) Subversion
General
1 6 (26.09%) Games
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
2 14 (60.87%) iOS Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Xamarin Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C# Programmer
6 1 (4.35%) iOS Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Objective-C Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Programmer
6 1 (4.35%) React Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Scrum Master
6 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) HTML
2 8 (34.78%) HTML5
3 7 (30.43%) iOS SDK
4 6 (26.09%) CSS
5 4 (17.39%) Cocoa
5 4 (17.39%) JSON
5 4 (17.39%) REST
5 4 (17.39%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 4 (17.39%) Web Services
6 3 (13.04%) React Native
6 3 (13.04%) XML
7 2 (8.70%) .NET
7 2 (8.70%) Android SDK
7 2 (8.70%) jQuery
7 2 (8.70%) LLVM
7 2 (8.70%) RESTful
7 2 (8.70%) SOAP
7 2 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (8.70%) WCF
7 2 (8.70%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) User Experience
2 6 (26.09%) Mobile App
3 5 (21.74%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (8.70%) iPad
4 2 (8.70%) iPhone
5 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Apple iOS
2 7 (30.43%) Android
3 2 (8.70%) Mac OS X
3 2 (8.70%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) iOS Development
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (34.78%) Mobile Development
4 4 (17.39%) Mathematics
4 4 (17.39%) Project Management
4 4 (17.39%) Workflow
5 3 (13.04%) Android Development
5 3 (13.04%) OO
5 3 (13.04%) Scrum
5 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.70%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.70%) Front End Development
6 2 (8.70%) Information Architecture
6 2 (8.70%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (8.70%) TDD
7 1 (4.35%) HOOD
7 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Apple Swift
2 8 (34.78%) C#
3 6 (26.09%) C++
4 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
5 4 (17.39%) Java
6 2 (8.70%) C
6 2 (8.70%) SQL
7 1 (4.35%) Perl
7 1 (4.35%) PHP
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Apple
2 2 (8.70%) Twitter
2 2 (8.70%) Xamarin