Period
to 19 September 2018

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 19 September 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 - 37
Rank change year-on-year - +37 +3
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 9 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.10% - 0.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.57% - 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Staffordshire median daily rate £345 - £350
10th Percentile £310 - £325
90th Percentile £444 - £375
West Midlands median daily rate £360 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -10.00% +6.67% -1.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £34.08 -

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 137 88 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 47.24% 36.67% 31.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 58 74
Staffordshire median daily rate £364 £339 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.38% +8.40% -14.38%
10th Percentile £275 £298 £192
90th Percentile £448 £425 £379
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Staffordshire median hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +6.06% +106.25%
10th Percentile £17.71 £29.30 £30.55
90th Percentile £56.75 £47.50 £35.85
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.50 £32.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year -9.92% +31.00% -3.85%

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 19 September 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 5 £320 - 2
Stafford - 1 £325 - 2
Objective-C
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 8 (88.89%) Apple iOS
2 7 (77.78%) iOS Development
2 7 (77.78%) Apple Swift
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) Java
3 6 (66.67%) Android
3 6 (66.67%) Android Development
4 5 (55.56%) Xamarin
5 4 (44.44%) HTML5
5 4 (44.44%) TypeScript
5 4 (44.44%) CSS3
5 4 (44.44%) HTML
5 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 4 (44.44%) CSS
6 3 (33.33%) Windows
6 3 (33.33%) Push Notifications
7 2 (22.22%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (22.22%) Degree
7 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
8 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
8 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
8 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (11.11%) RESTful
8 1 (11.11%) JIRA
8 1 (11.11%) Video\Live Streaming
8 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 1 (11.11%) SMS
8 1 (11.11%) Internet
8 1 (11.11%) PhoneGap
8 1 (11.11%) Mobile App

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) iOS Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Applications Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Android Developer
5 1 (11.11%) iOS Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) CSS
1 4 (44.44%) CSS3
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) Core Data
2 1 (11.11%) PhoneGap
2 1 (11.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 2 (22.22%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Apple iOS
2 6 (66.67%) Android
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) iOS Development
2 6 (66.67%) Android Development
3 3 (33.33%) Push Notifications
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Apple Swift
2 6 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Xamarin