The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 April 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
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 54 -
Rank change year-on-year -8 -  
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.17% 0.52% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.34% 1.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £275 £345 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.28% -  
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 £41.50 - £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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 297 244 227
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 50.51% 42.21% 30.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 198 170
Median daily rate £414 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.43% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 12
Median hourly rate £35.00 £11.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +218.18% -56.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £11.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

Objective-C
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Objective-C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Objective-C in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Xcode
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) iPhone
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App

Objective-C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Xcode
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) iPhone
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) OOP