Period
to 23 November 2017

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 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
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 192 187
Rank change year-on-year +10 -5 -5
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 24 36 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.42% 0.53% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.11% 1.43% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 29 41
North West median daily rate £353 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.06% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £310 £365 £299
90th Percentile £468 £525 £430
England median daily rate £450 £439 £425
% change year-on-year +2.56% +3.24% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year +73.61% +16.13% -21.07%

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 2164 2518 2687
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 37.94% 36.84% 31.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1496 1737 1675
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £250
90th Percentile £525 £500 £525
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 60 96
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £29.01 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.87% -22.63% +27.66%
10th Percentile £12.30 £13.15 £16.88
90th Percentile £51.71 £42.63 £52.47
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +21.95%

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 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 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
Manchester +4 20 £353 -17.06% 17
Cheshire +4 2 - - 5
Lancashire - 1 £350 - 1
Merseyside - 1 £400 - 1
Objective-C
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 24 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 22 (91.67%) iOS Development
3 18 (75.00%) Apple Swift
4 11 (45.83%) Mobile App
5 8 (33.33%) Android
5 8 (33.33%) TDD
6 7 (29.17%) Windows
6 7 (29.17%) OO
7 6 (25.00%) Cocoa
7 6 (25.00%) iOS SDK
8 5 (20.83%) Xcode
8 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (20.83%) Apple
8 5 (20.83%) Mobile Development
9 4 (16.67%) Web Services
9 4 (16.67%) JSON
10 3 (12.50%) iPhone
10 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
10 3 (12.50%) REST
10 3 (12.50%) iPad
10 3 (12.50%) BDD
10 3 (12.50%) XML
10 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
10 3 (12.50%) Legal
11 2 (8.33%) MVC
11 2 (8.33%) Subversion
11 2 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
11 2 (8.33%) Mac OS X
11 2 (8.33%) SOAP
11 2 (8.33%) HTML

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 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Xcode
2 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.33%) Subversion
4 1 (4.17%) CocoaPods
General
1 3 (12.50%) Legal
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Games
2 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) Developer
2 23 (95.83%) iOS Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Applications Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Android Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 2 (8.33%) iOS Android Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Xamarin Developer
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 1 (4.17%) Junior
5 1 (4.17%) Junior Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Junior iOS Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Objective-C Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior iOS Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) Cocoa
1 6 (25.00%) iOS SDK
2 4 (16.67%) JSON
2 4 (16.67%) Web Services
3 3 (12.50%) REST
3 3 (12.50%) XML
4 2 (8.33%) Cocoa Touch
4 2 (8.33%) HTML
4 2 (8.33%) SOAP
5 1 (4.17%) .NET
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.17%) Core Animation
5 1 (4.17%) Core Data
5 1 (4.17%) QuartzCore
5 1 (4.17%) RESTful
5 1 (4.17%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Mobile App
2 3 (12.50%) iPad
2 3 (12.50%) iPhone
3 2 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (8.33%) User Experience
4 1 (4.17%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 8 (33.33%) Android
3 7 (29.17%) Windows
4 2 (8.33%) Mac OS X
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.17%) Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) iOS Development
2 8 (33.33%) TDD
3 7 (29.17%) OO
4 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.83%) Mobile Development
5 3 (12.50%) BDD
5 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.33%) Android Development
6 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 2 (8.33%) MVC
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Gamification
7 1 (4.17%) Kanban
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Push Notifications
7 1 (4.17%) Scrum
7 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (4.17%) C#
2 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Apple
2 2 (8.33%) Xamarin