The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 30 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.

Apple Objective-C
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 71 72
Rank change year-on-year +14 +1  
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.46% 0.49% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.57% 1.75% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Median daily rate - £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.89%  
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 Reading with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 191 286 333
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 29.29% 28.12% 32.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 189 219
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £340 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Median hourly rate £14.00 £9.00 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.55% -83.82%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Objective-C
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Objective-C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Objective-C in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 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 Reading region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 7 (100.00%) Xcode
1 7 (100.00%) Android
1 7 (100.00%) Mobile Development
2 6 (85.71%) Apple Swift
2 6 (85.71%) Android Studio
2 6 (85.71%) QA
2 6 (85.71%) Problem Management
2 6 (85.71%) LTE
2 6 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) Service Design
3 5 (71.43%) Publishing
3 5 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (71.43%) GSM
3 5 (71.43%) WCDMA
3 5 (71.43%) Apple
3 5 (71.43%) Project Management
3 5 (71.43%) Mentoring
3 5 (71.43%) Coaching
3 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (71.43%) HSPA
4 4 (57.14%) Degree
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
6 1 (14.29%) Handset
6 1 (14.29%) MVC
6 1 (14.29%) C
6 1 (14.29%) C++
6 1 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) .NET
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services

Objective-C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 6 (85.71%) LTE
2 5 (71.43%) GSM
2 5 (71.43%) HSPA
2 5 (71.43%) WCDMA
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Xcode
2 6 (85.71%) Android Studio
General
1 5 (71.43%) Publishing
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) iOS Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) RESTful
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Mobile Development
2 6 (85.71%) Problem Management
2 6 (85.71%) Service Design
3 5 (71.43%) Coaching
3 5 (71.43%) Mentoring
3 5 (71.43%) Project Management
3 5 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Apple Swift
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Apple