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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Objective-C
Rank 114 125 120
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 7 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.28% 0.15% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.09% 0.55% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Average daily rate £350 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -27.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
642 727 781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.27% 26.81% 29.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 423 409
Average daily rate £390 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £253 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 19 19
Average hourly rate £38.50 £36.00 £27.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £32.50 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £55.65 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 6 £350 - 1
Slough +7 3 £350 +7.69%
Wokingham - 3 £350 -
Bracknell - 3 £350 -
Maidenhead - 3 £350 -
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South East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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%) Apple iOS
1 7 (58.33%) iOS Development
2 5 (41.67%) Apple Swift
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) C++
3 4 (33.33%) Mobile Development
4 3 (25.00%) POCO
4 3 (25.00%) Xcode
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
4 3 (25.00%) ATL
4 3 (25.00%) Apple
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) OOP
5 2 (16.67%) Android
5 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (16.67%) User Experience
5 2 (16.67%) Xamarin
5 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Phone
6 1 (8.33%) Android Development
6 1 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (8.33%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (8.33%) RESTful
6 1 (8.33%) PhoneGap
6 1 (8.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (8.33%) Cocoa Touch

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Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Xcode
2 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (8.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (8.33%) JUnit
3 1 (8.33%) Maven
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) iOS Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Applications Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C++ Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Android Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Android Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Android Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) iOS Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Objective-C Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) ATL
1 3 (25.00%) POCO
2 1 (8.33%) Cocoa
2 1 (8.33%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) Java EE
2 1 (8.33%) PhoneGap
2 1 (8.33%) RESTful
2 1 (8.33%) Spring
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Apple iOS
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Android
5 1 (8.33%) AIX
5 1 (8.33%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Mac OS
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Phone
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
5 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) iOS Development
2 4 (33.33%) Mobile Development
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) OOP
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (8.33%) Android Development
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Apple Swift
1 5 (41.67%) C++
2 3 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Apple
2 2 (16.67%) Xamarin
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle