Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 43 40
Rank change year-on-year +11 -3 -5
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.39% 0.69% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.03% 1.96% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Staffordshire median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -22.22%
10th Percentile £375 £325 £325
90th Percentile £425 £375 £375
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £375 £381
% change year-on-year +10.00% -1.64% +17.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.54 - £31.00

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 97 153 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 37.60% 35.42% 50.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 94 97
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £323 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.53% -7.86% +12.00%
10th Percentile £275 £204 £263
90th Percentile £438 £436 £430
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £33.00 £15.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +114.70% +13.85%
10th Percentile £40.25 £30.55 £9.43
90th Percentile £49.75 £35.85 £18.13
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.25 £24.25 £27.08
% change year-on-year +28.87% -10.45% +23.09%

Objective-C
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Objective-C in Staffordshire

Objective-C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Objective-C in Staffordshire

Objective-C
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire 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
Stafford +3 1 £400 -
Objective-C
West Midlands

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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Core Data

Objective-C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Core Data
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC