The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 30 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.

Apple Objective-C
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 61 55
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 0 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex - 1.45% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 3.67% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 3
Median daily rate - £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
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 West Sussex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 194 245 188
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 36.74% 39.52% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 131 124
Median daily rate £468 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 8
Median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £37.50 £31.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.05 £46.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Objective-C
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

Objective-C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Objective-C in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Xcode
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (100.00%) Apple Swift

Objective-C
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft