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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Objective-C
Rank 35 38 41
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 2 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.62% 0.62% 1.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.55% 1.31% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£381 - £363
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 - £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 - £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -9.09%
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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
129 153 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 39.81% 47.37% 50.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 89 96
Average daily rate £338 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £415 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 26
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £35.00 £36.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £45.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £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 22 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Perforce
3 1 (33.33%) Xcode
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) iPad
3 1 (33.33%) Android SDK
3 1 (33.33%) Android Development
3 1 (33.33%) iOS SDK
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Bluetooth

Objective-C
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (33.33%) Bluetooth
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) iOS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior iOS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) iOS SDK
1 1 (33.33%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Perforce