The table below looks at the statistics for Objective-C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Objective-C over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Objective-C
Rank 121 126 110
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 9 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.31% 0.071% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.10% 0.27% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 4
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£400 - £265
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 - £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 - £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -9.09%
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South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
816 733 716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.66% 25.86% 31.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 382 298
Average daily rate £363 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 22 68
Average hourly rate £36.00 £17.11 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.40% -51.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £11.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £29.85 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Objective-C
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Objective-C across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Objective-C Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Objective-C across the Berkshire region.

Objective-C Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Objective-C across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Objective-C Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

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Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Objective-C within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +7 4 £380 - 2
Slough - 1 - -
Windsor - - - -
Newbury - - - -
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South East

Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Objective-C also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Objective-C.

1 7 (58.33%) Xcode
2 6 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 5 (41.67%) iOS Development
4 4 (33.33%) iPhone
4 4 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) Cocoa
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch
6 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (16.67%) Appium
6 2 (16.67%) Robolectric
6 2 (16.67%) Mobile Development
6 2 (16.67%) Calabash
6 2 (16.67%) Animation
6 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Testing
6 2 (16.67%) GitHub
6 2 (16.67%) iOS SDK
6 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) Ruby
6 2 (16.67%) QA
6 2 (16.67%) Selenium
6 2 (16.67%) SQLite
6 2 (16.67%) jQuery
6 2 (16.67%) Core Animation
6 2 (16.67%) RSpec
6 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
6 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X

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Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Objective-C also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Objective-C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (8.33%) Node.js
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
1 2 (16.67%) SQLite
2 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Xcode
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) RSpec
2 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (16.67%) Calabash
2 2 (16.67%) Appium
2 2 (16.67%) Robolectric
3 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (8.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) iPhone Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Mac Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Mac Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 2 (16.67%) iOS Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Cocoa
1 3 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (16.67%) iOS SDK
2 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) jQuery
2 2 (16.67%) Core Animation
3 1 (8.33%) iPhone SDK
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) POCO
3 1 (8.33%) RESTful
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) ATL
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) XHTML
3 1 (8.33%) Lucene
3 1 (8.33%) Ajax
3 1 (8.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) iPhone
2 2 (16.67%) Animation
3 1 (8.33%) W3C
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (8.33%) Android
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) iOS Development
2 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Mobile Development
4 1 (8.33%) Android Development
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) OOP
4 1 (8.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
1 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Apple
2 1 (8.33%) Sencha
2 1 (8.33%) Appcelerator
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe
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