The table below looks at the statistics for Objective-C skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Objective-C over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Objective-C
Rank 150 142 169
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +27
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 15 17 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.47% 0.49% 0.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.90% 1.04% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 27
Median daily rate £550 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.51 - -
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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 City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1663 1637 2539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.54% 47.57% 44.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1408 1375 2069
Median daily rate £500 £482 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.73% +7.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 8
Median hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.44 £19.70 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Objective-C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Objective-C Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Objective-C Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Objective-C across the City of London region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Objective-C Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Objective-C Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Objective-C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 51 (92.73%) Apple iOS
2 46 (83.64%) iOS Development
3 42 (76.36%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (74.55%) Apple Swift
5 33 (60.00%) TDD
6 32 (58.18%) Cocoa
7 30 (54.55%) Scrum
8 28 (50.91%) REST
9 27 (49.09%) Unit Testing
10 26 (47.27%) Git (software)
11 25 (45.45%) Mobile App
12 24 (43.64%) Web Services
13 22 (40.00%) Cocoa Touch
13 22 (40.00%) SOAP
14 21 (38.18%) E-Commerce
14 21 (38.18%) Software Engineering
15 20 (36.36%) SQL
15 20 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (34.55%) Test Automation
16 19 (34.55%) Microsoft Azure
16 19 (34.55%) MySQL
17 18 (32.73%) SQLite
17 18 (32.73%) Progressive Enhancement
17 18 (32.73%) MongoDB
17 18 (32.73%) Azure SQL Database
17 18 (32.73%) CouchDB
17 18 (32.73%) TestFlight
18 14 (25.45%) User Experience
18 14 (25.45%) OO
19 13 (23.64%) JavaScript

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 19 (34.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (32.73%) TestFlight
3 5 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.45%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) Internet
2 2 (3.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (34.55%) MySQL
2 18 (32.73%) Azure SQL Database
2 18 (32.73%) CouchDB
2 18 (32.73%) MongoDB
2 18 (32.73%) SQLite
3 3 (5.45%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.82%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (47.27%) Git (software)
2 12 (21.82%) Xcode
3 6 (10.91%) Subversion
4 4 (7.27%) JIRA
5 3 (5.45%) Calabash
5 3 (5.45%) Hudson
5 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.45%) Maven
6 1 (1.82%) JUnit
6 1 (1.82%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (5.45%) Retail
2 2 (3.64%) Marketing
2 2 (3.64%) Publishing
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 49 (89.09%) Developer
2 43 (78.18%) iOS Developer
3 25 (45.45%) Senior Developer
4 24 (43.64%) Senior iOS Developer
5 8 (14.55%) Objective-C Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Android Developer
7 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (3.64%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (3.64%) HTML CSS Developer
8 2 (3.64%) HTML Developer
8 2 (3.64%) iOS Android Developer
8 2 (3.64%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Mobile Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Mobile Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Web Developer
9 1 (1.82%) Architect
9 1 (1.82%) QA Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (58.18%) Cocoa
2 28 (50.91%) REST
3 24 (43.64%) Web Services
4 22 (40.00%) Cocoa Touch
4 22 (40.00%) SOAP
5 13 (23.64%) RESTful
6 12 (21.82%) JSON
7 10 (18.18%) HTML
8 9 (16.36%) HTML5
8 9 (16.36%) XML
9 8 (14.55%) CSS
10 7 (12.73%) CSS3
11 6 (10.91%) Core Data
12 5 (9.09%) iOS SDK
12 5 (9.09%) UIKit
13 4 (7.27%) AngularJS
13 4 (7.27%) React Native
14 3 (5.45%) jQuery
15 2 (3.64%) Protocol Buffers
15 2 (3.64%) React
Miscellaneous
1 25 (45.45%) Mobile App
2 14 (25.45%) User Experience
3 11 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 11 (20.00%) iPhone
4 9 (16.36%) iPad
5 3 (5.45%) Fintech
6 2 (3.64%) Animation
7 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.82%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.82%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.82%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 51 (92.73%) Apple iOS
2 9 (16.36%) Android
3 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (83.64%) iOS Development
2 42 (76.36%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (60.00%) TDD
4 30 (54.55%) Scrum
5 27 (49.09%) Unit Testing
6 21 (38.18%) E-Commerce
6 21 (38.18%) Software Engineering
7 20 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (34.55%) Test Automation
9 18 (32.73%) Progressive Enhancement
10 14 (25.45%) OO
11 12 (21.82%) Mobile Development
12 11 (20.00%) BDD
13 9 (16.36%) Pair Programming
14 8 (14.55%) Android Development
15 7 (12.73%) OOD
16 6 (10.91%) Disruptive Innovation
17 5 (9.09%) API Design
18 4 (7.27%) High Availability
19 3 (5.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 41 (74.55%) Apple Swift
2 20 (36.36%) SQL
3 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.73%) Java
5 3 (5.45%) Clojure
6 2 (3.64%) C#
6 2 (3.64%) PHP
7 1 (1.82%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.82%) C
7 1 (1.82%) C++
7 1 (1.82%) Ruby
7 1 (1.82%) Scala
7 1 (1.82%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Apple
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle
2 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.82%) WorldPay