The table below looks at the statistics for Objective-C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Objective-C over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Objective-C
Rank 46 43 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.53% 0.27% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.22% 0.55% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
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£381 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £22.66
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
164 181 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 43.39% 49.32% 53.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 121 86
Average daily rate £340 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 31
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £35.00 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

Objective-C
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Objective-C Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Objective-C
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Objective-C Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Objective-C
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Objective-C across the Cambridge region.

Objective-C Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Objective-C
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Perforce
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) iPad

Objective-C
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior iOS Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Perforce