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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Objective-C
Rank 44 39 42
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.77% 0.55% 0.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.86% 1.44% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate £400 £381 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -4.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Objective-C
Cambridgeshire

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
161 139 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 41.18% 38.50% 50.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 101 107
Average daily rate £370 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 22
Average hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.95 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 14 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 6 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (50.00%) Apple Swift
2 3 (50.00%) Xcode
2 3 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (33.33%) iOS SDK
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) Android Development
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Cocoa
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing

Objective-C
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) iOS Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Lead iOS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (33.33%) iOS SDK
3 1 (16.67%) Cocoa
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Android Development
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Apple Swift