The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 25 June 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 113 116
Rank change year-on-year +28 +3  
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 15 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.06% 0.40% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.42% 0.86% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 2
Median daily rate £420 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.17% +41.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £405 £400
% change year-on-year -7.40% +1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £28.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +45.61% -32.94%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 620 930 825
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 43.97% 46.02% 39.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 648 577
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
Median hourly rate £39.00 £14.88 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +162.18% -62.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.63 £13.75 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £16.09 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Objective-C
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

Objective-C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Objective-C in West Yorkshire

Objective-C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Objective-C in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Objective-C in West Yorkshire

Objective-C
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +24 14 £420 -1.17% 1
Bradford - 1 £300 -
Objective-C
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 31 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 31 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 25 (80.65%) Apple Swift
3 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (61.29%) Cocoa
4 19 (61.29%) User Experience
5 18 (58.06%) Cocoa Touch
5 18 (58.06%) RESTful
6 17 (54.84%) Xcode
7 16 (51.61%) Scrum
8 15 (48.39%) Unit Testing
9 13 (41.94%) OO
9 13 (41.94%) OOD
10 12 (38.71%) Android
10 12 (38.71%) Android Development
11 10 (32.26%) Mobile App
12 8 (25.81%) iOS SDK
12 8 (25.81%) Android SDK
12 8 (25.81%) Java
13 7 (22.58%) TDD
14 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
14 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
14 4 (12.90%) JIRA
14 4 (12.90%) BDD
15 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
15 3 (9.68%) UIKit
15 3 (9.68%) Confluence
15 3 (9.68%) Core Data
15 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
15 3 (9.68%) Web Services

Objective-C
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 3 (9.68%) Confluence
2 1 (3.23%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 17 (54.84%) Xcode
2 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.90%) JIRA
3 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (93.55%) Developer
1 29 (93.55%) iOS Developer
2 7 (22.58%) Android Developer
2 7 (22.58%) iOS Android Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Applications Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Objective-C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (61.29%) Cocoa
2 18 (58.06%) Cocoa Touch
2 18 (58.06%) RESTful
3 8 (25.81%) Android SDK
3 8 (25.81%) iOS SDK
4 3 (9.68%) Core Data
4 3 (9.68%) UIKit
4 3 (9.68%) Web Services
5 2 (6.45%) Core Animation
5 2 (6.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (61.29%) User Experience
2 10 (32.26%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.45%) iPhone
4 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.23%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 12 (38.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (51.61%) Scrum
4 15 (48.39%) Unit Testing
5 13 (41.94%) OO
5 13 (41.94%) OOD
6 12 (38.71%) Android Development
7 7 (22.58%) TDD
8 4 (12.90%) BDD
8 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.45%) Analytics
9 2 (6.45%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (6.45%) DevOps
9 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
9 2 (6.45%) Pair Programming
9 2 (6.45%) Process Improvement
9 2 (6.45%) Product Management
9 2 (6.45%) Service Management
9 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
10 1 (3.23%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 25 (80.65%) Apple Swift
2 8 (25.81%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) C#
3 2 (6.45%) C++
3 2 (6.45%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) Apple