Period
to 26 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 26 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 171 204
Rank change year-on-year +4 +33 -41
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 30 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.59% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.74% 0.65% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 10
West Midlands median daily rate £360 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £311 £331 £303
90th Percentile £443 £473 £425
England median daily rate £456 £439 £438
% change year-on-year +3.99% +0.29% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £34.08 -
England median hourly rate £30.00 £62.50 £22.58
% change year-on-year -52.00% +176.82% -30.74%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,729 1,392 2,014
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 33.72% 30.88% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,064 879 1,267
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +1.35% +9.63%
10th Percentile £294 £262 £250
90th Percentile £538 £525 £507
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 44 51
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.11 £33.22 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +12.61% +13.46%
10th Percentile £15.25 £16.15 £14.50
90th Percentile £48.63 £69.53 £43.75
England median hourly rate £42.10 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.24% +6.67% +1.35%

Objective-C
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Objective-C in the West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Objective-C in the West Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Objective-C in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Objective-C in the West Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 26 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
Shropshire - 9 £360 -
Staffordshire - 9 £345 - 5
Birmingham -7 5 £330 -30.53% 4
Warwickshire +8 3 £400 -5.88% 1
Solihull - 1 £330 -
Objective-C
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 29 (96.67%) Apple iOS
2 26 (86.67%) Android
3 21 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 21 (70.00%) Apple Swift
4 19 (63.33%) Mobile Development
5 18 (60.00%) iPhone
6 17 (56.67%) Xamarin
7 16 (53.33%) iOS Development
7 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (46.67%) HTML5
8 14 (46.67%) HTML
8 14 (46.67%) CSS
8 14 (46.67%) CSS3
9 13 (43.33%) Mobile App
9 13 (43.33%) Android Development
10 11 (36.67%) iOS SDK
10 11 (36.67%) SDLC
10 11 (36.67%) JSON
11 10 (33.33%) jQuery
11 10 (33.33%) MVVM
11 10 (33.33%) MVC
11 10 (33.33%) Xcode
11 10 (33.33%) Web Design
11 10 (33.33%) HockeyApp
11 10 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
11 10 (33.33%) Twitter
11 10 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
11 10 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (33.33%) Zurb Foundation
11 10 (33.33%) User Experience

Objective-C
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (26.67%) SaaS
3 1 (3.33%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Internet
2 2 (6.67%) Bluetooth
2 2 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.33%) HTTP
3 1 (3.33%) SMS
3 1 (3.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) MySQL
1 9 (30.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Xcode
2 9 (30.00%) Eclipse
2 9 (30.00%) JIRA
2 9 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (26.67%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (3.33%) CocoaPods
4 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (30.00%) Law
2 1 (3.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (93.33%) Developer
2 19 (63.33%) Applications Developer
3 15 (50.00%) Mobile Developer
4 14 (46.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 6 (20.00%) iOS Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Mobile Web Applications Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Mobile Web Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Web Applications Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Android Developer
8 1 (3.33%) iOS Android Developer
8 1 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) CSS
1 14 (46.67%) CSS3
1 14 (46.67%) HTML
1 14 (46.67%) HTML5
2 11 (36.67%) iOS SDK
2 11 (36.67%) JSON
3 10 (33.33%) jQuery
3 10 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 10 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 10 (33.33%) Zurb Foundation
4 9 (30.00%) Android SDK
4 9 (30.00%) Apache Cordova
4 9 (30.00%) Ionic Framework
4 9 (30.00%) J2EE
4 9 (30.00%) J2ME
4 9 (30.00%) React Native
4 9 (30.00%) Web Services
5 7 (23.33%) Angular 2
5 7 (23.33%) AngularJS
5 7 (23.33%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 18 (60.00%) iPhone
2 13 (43.33%) Mobile App
3 10 (33.33%) User Experience
4 9 (30.00%) iPad
4 9 (30.00%) Public Cloud
5 7 (23.33%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
6 2 (6.67%) Internet of Things
6 2 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (3.33%) Animation
7 1 (3.33%) Online Games
7 1 (3.33%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 29 (96.67%) Apple iOS
2 26 (86.67%) Android
3 3 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Mobile Development
2 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (53.33%) iOS Development
3 13 (43.33%) Android Development
4 11 (36.67%) SDLC
5 10 (33.33%) MVC
5 10 (33.33%) MVVM
5 10 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 10 (33.33%) Web Design
6 9 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (30.00%) OO
6 9 (30.00%) Scrum
6 9 (30.00%) SOLID
6 9 (30.00%) TDD
6 9 (30.00%) UX Design
7 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
8 7 (23.33%) Functional Testing
8 7 (23.33%) Mentoring
9 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (10.00%) Push Notifications
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) Apple Swift
1 21 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (30.00%) Java
3 8 (26.67%) C#
4 4 (13.33%) TypeScript
5 2 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Xamarin
2 10 (33.33%) Twitter
3 9 (30.00%) Apple
4 8 (26.67%) Atlassian
4 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (23.33%) Sencha
6 1 (3.33%) Google