Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 199 156
Rank change year-on-year +31 -43 +10
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 19 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.20% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.28% 0.61% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 12
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.64% +17.31%
10th Percentile £275 £325 £329
90th Percentile £475 £425 £431
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.54 - £31.00
10th Percentile £32.63 - £29.30
90th Percentile £34.31 - £33.66
England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year +73.61% +16.13% -21.07%

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 1483 1963 1527
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 30.88% 32.05% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 962 1198 899
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £213
90th Percentile £538 £500 £488
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 62 58
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.00 £24.25 £24.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.84% -1.84% +13.59%
10th Percentile £15.60 £11.73 £12.44
90th Percentile £49.75 £42.48 £42.91
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +25.00%

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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 Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Objective-C in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 20 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
Warwickshire - 6 £425 - 1
Birmingham +11 5 £450 +24.14% 1
Coventry +16 3 £350 -6.67%
Staffordshire +9 1 £400 +14.29%
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England

For the 6 months to 20 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 17 (89.47%) iOS Development
2 16 (84.21%) Apple iOS
3 14 (73.68%) Apple Swift
4 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (42.11%) Cocoa
5 8 (42.11%) Mobile Development
6 7 (36.84%) Scrum
6 7 (36.84%) JSON
7 6 (31.58%) Android
7 6 (31.58%) Java
7 6 (31.58%) XML
7 6 (31.58%) User Experience
8 5 (26.32%) Mobile App
8 5 (26.32%) iOS SDK
8 5 (26.32%) REST
8 5 (26.32%) RESTful
8 5 (26.32%) Cocoa Touch
8 5 (26.32%) Core Data
8 5 (26.32%) Web Services
8 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
9 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
9 4 (21.05%) Core Animation
9 4 (21.05%) iPhone
9 4 (21.05%) JIRA
9 4 (21.05%) Bluetooth
9 4 (21.05%) Android Development
10 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (15.79%) CocoaPods
10 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
10 3 (15.79%) Front End Development

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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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) CMS
1 1 (5.26%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Bluetooth
2 3 (15.79%) HTTP
2 3 (15.79%) SSL
2 3 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 4 (21.05%) JIRA
3 3 (15.79%) CocoaPods
3 3 (15.79%) Xcode
4 2 (10.53%) Jasmine
4 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
4 2 (10.53%) Protractor
5 1 (5.26%) Mercurial
5 1 (5.26%) Subversion
5 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Automotive
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 13 (68.42%) iOS Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Angular Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Cordova Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Automotive Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (5.26%) iPhone Developer
5 1 (5.26%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.26%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) Cocoa
2 7 (36.84%) JSON
3 6 (31.58%) XML
4 5 (26.32%) Cocoa Touch
4 5 (26.32%) Core Data
4 5 (26.32%) iOS SDK
4 5 (26.32%) REST
4 5 (26.32%) RESTful
4 5 (26.32%) Web Services
5 4 (21.05%) Core Animation
6 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
6 3 (15.79%) CSS
6 3 (15.79%) HTML
6 3 (15.79%) HTML5
7 2 (10.53%) Ajax
7 2 (10.53%) Apache Cordova
7 2 (10.53%) Ionic Framework
7 2 (10.53%) Node.js
7 2 (10.53%) SOAP
7 2 (10.53%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) User Experience
2 5 (26.32%) Mobile App
3 4 (21.05%) iPhone
4 3 (15.79%) Animation
4 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (15.79%) iPad
5 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
5 2 (10.53%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Apple iOS
2 6 (31.58%) Android
3 2 (10.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) iOS Development
2 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) Mobile Development
4 7 (36.84%) Scrum
5 4 (21.05%) Android Development
5 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (15.79%) Front End Development
6 3 (15.79%) Web Development
7 2 (10.53%) Analytics
7 2 (10.53%) Build Automation
7 2 (10.53%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 2 (10.53%) OO
7 2 (10.53%) OOP
7 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.53%) Static Code Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Web Design
8 1 (5.26%) BDD
8 1 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) Apple Swift
2 6 (31.58%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) ES6
4 2 (10.53%) Kotlin
4 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
4 2 (10.53%) TypeScript
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Apple
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Xamarin