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 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Objective-C
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank - 24 32
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire - 0.63% 0.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.37% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £410 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.84%  
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 Staffordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 50 73 86
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 37.04% 46.20% 52.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 46 54
Median daily rate £325 £345 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.79% +3.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Objective-C
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

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

1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Gradle
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (66.67%) Android Development
1 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
1 2 (66.67%) Android Studio
1 2 (66.67%) Core Data
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
2 1 (33.33%) Apple Swift
2 1 (33.33%) CocoaPods
2 1 (33.33%) Material Design
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Publishing
2 1 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Xcode

Objective-C
Top Related 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 2 (66.67%) Android Studio
1 2 (66.67%) Gradle
2 1 (33.33%) CocoaPods
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Xcode
General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Android Developer
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Core Data
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Material Design
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Android Development
1 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Apple Swift
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#