Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 168 204
Rank change year-on-year -36 +36 -19
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 15 24 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.26% 0.44% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.61% 1.15% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 13
North West median daily rate £375 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £238 £325 £327
90th Percentile £440 £485 £480
England median daily rate £463 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +8.82% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North West median hourly rate - - £28.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year -30.00% +75.44% -32.94%

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 2,444 2,096 2,754
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 41.96% 38.37% 35.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,663 1,421 1,776
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.63%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £261
90th Percentile £538 £513 £512
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 101 86
North West median hourly rate £36.13 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.69% +12.68% +2.90%
10th Percentile £12.75 £13.75 £14.56
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.00 £47.42
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.38 £38.50
% change year-on-year +0.30% +7.47% +10.00%

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 18 June 2018.

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 18 June 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 -26 9 £375 -11.76% 27
Cheshire -23 4 £250 -36.51% 3
Merseyside +17 1 £300 - 1
Lancashire - 1 - - 3
Objective-C
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 13 (86.67%) Apple iOS
2 11 (73.33%) iOS Development
3 8 (53.33%) Apple Swift
4 6 (40.00%) Mobile App
4 6 (40.00%) Mobile Development
4 6 (40.00%) C#
5 5 (33.33%) HTML
5 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (33.33%) Android
6 4 (26.67%) iOS SDK
6 4 (26.67%) Web Services
6 4 (26.67%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (26.67%) Xamarin
7 3 (20.00%) Android Development
7 3 (20.00%) User Experience
7 3 (20.00%) Windows
7 3 (20.00%) Apple
7 3 (20.00%) Java
7 3 (20.00%) C++
7 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) .NET
7 3 (20.00%) CSS
7 3 (20.00%) Games
7 3 (20.00%) Scrum
7 3 (20.00%) Cocoa
7 3 (20.00%) Xcode
7 3 (20.00%) Finance
7 3 (20.00%) Xamarin.iOS
7 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 2 (13.33%) JSON

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (6.67%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (20.00%) Xcode
2 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (13.33%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
1 3 (20.00%) Games
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) iOS Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Objective-C Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Xamarin Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) AWS Architect
5 1 (6.67%) AWS Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Python Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum Master
5 1 (6.67%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) iOS SDK
2 4 (26.67%) Web Services
3 3 (20.00%) .NET
3 3 (20.00%) Cocoa
3 3 (20.00%) CSS
3 3 (20.00%) Xamarin.iOS
4 2 (13.33%) HTML5
4 2 (13.33%) JSON
4 2 (13.33%) REST
4 2 (13.33%) RESTful
4 2 (13.33%) SOAP
4 2 (13.33%) XML
5 1 (6.67%) Android SDK
5 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.67%) CSS3
5 1 (6.67%) jQuery
5 1 (6.67%) PhoneGap
5 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (6.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (26.67%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (20.00%) User Experience
4 1 (6.67%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.67%) iPad
4 1 (6.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Apple iOS
2 5 (33.33%) Android
3 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (13.33%) Mac OS X
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.67%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) iOS Development
2 6 (40.00%) Mobile Development
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Android Development
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) DevOps
5 2 (13.33%) Microservices
5 2 (13.33%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 1 (6.67%) HOOD
6 1 (6.67%) Information Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
6 1 (6.67%) Memory Management
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
6 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Apple Swift
2 6 (40.00%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) C++
3 3 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) GCP
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Ansible
1 2 (13.33%) Kubernetes
1 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Xamarin
2 3 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (6.67%) Google
3 1 (6.67%) Twitter