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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Objective-C over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Objective-C
Rank 163 166 156
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 38 35 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.68% 0.52% 0.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.52% 1.23% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 29 35
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £331 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +100.00%
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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
2494 2848 2452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.36% 42.34% 40.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2059 2196 1890
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 21 38
Average hourly rate £30.00 £33.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% -2.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £21.04 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £77.50 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Objective-C across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 69 (85.19%) Apple iOS
2 66 (81.48%) iOS Development
3 36 (44.44%) Xcode
4 35 (43.21%) OO
5 33 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (38.27%) Cocoa
6 31 (38.27%) iPhone
7 30 (37.04%) JSON
8 27 (33.33%) Web Services
9 24 (29.63%) Mobile App
10 22 (27.16%) Android
11 21 (25.93%) XML
12 20 (24.69%) iPad
13 19 (23.46%) HTML
13 19 (23.46%) JavaScript
13 19 (23.46%) iOS SDK
14 18 (22.22%) Cocoa Touch
15 17 (20.99%) Java
16 15 (18.52%) RESTful
17 14 (17.28%) Continuous Integration
18 13 (16.05%) C++
18 13 (16.05%) OOD
18 13 (16.05%) Git (software)
19 12 (14.81%) TDD
20 11 (13.58%) HTTP
20 11 (13.58%) Scrum
20 11 (13.58%) HTML5
20 11 (13.58%) REST
21 10 (12.35%) OOP
21 10 (12.35%) E-Commerce

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.70%) Apache
1 3 (3.70%) Tomcat
1 3 (3.70%) GlassFish
2 2 (2.47%) Node.js
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.47%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.23%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) MS Office
1 1 (1.23%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.58%) HTTP
2 7 (8.64%) VPN
3 5 (6.17%) Internet
4 4 (4.94%) HTTPS
5 2 (2.47%) Firewall
6 1 (1.23%) IPsec
6 1 (1.23%) MPLS
6 1 (1.23%) BGP
6 1 (1.23%) SSL
6 1 (1.23%) SAN
6 1 (1.23%) DNS
6 1 (1.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.41%) MySQL
2 4 (4.94%) SQLite
2 4 (4.94%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (3.70%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.23%) Redis
4 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (44.44%) Xcode
2 13 (16.05%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.41%) Mercurial
3 6 (7.41%) Subversion
4 4 (4.94%) Eclipse
4 4 (4.94%) Cucumber
4 4 (4.94%) Calabash
5 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.47%) Hudson
6 2 (2.47%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 2 (2.47%) JUnit
6 2 (2.47%) Introscope
7 1 (1.23%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.23%) Selenium
7 1 (1.23%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.23%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.23%) Cobertura
7 1 (1.23%) CodeNarc
7 1 (1.23%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.23%) Android Studio
General
1 5 (6.17%) Games
1 5 (6.17%) Marketing
2 4 (4.94%) Finance
3 2 (2.47%) Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Publishing
4 1 (1.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 73 (90.12%) Developer
2 61 (75.31%) iOS Developer
3 7 (8.64%) Senior iOS Developer
3 7 (8.64%) Senior Developer
4 4 (4.94%) Junior
4 4 (4.94%) Junior iOS Developer
4 4 (4.94%) Mobile Developer
4 4 (4.94%) Android Developer
4 4 (4.94%) Junior Developer
5 2 (2.47%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (2.47%) iPhone Developer
5 2 (2.47%) Mac Developer
5 2 (2.47%) Project Manager
5 2 (2.47%) Applications Developer
5 2 (2.47%) Support Engineer
5 2 (2.47%) Applications Support
5 2 (2.47%) Java Developer
6 1 (1.23%) C++ Developer
6 1 (1.23%) C# Developer
6 1 (1.23%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (38.27%) Cocoa
2 30 (37.04%) JSON
3 27 (33.33%) Web Services
4 21 (25.93%) XML
5 19 (23.46%) HTML
5 19 (23.46%) iOS SDK
6 18 (22.22%) Cocoa Touch
7 15 (18.52%) RESTful
8 11 (13.58%) HTML5
8 11 (13.58%) REST
9 8 (9.88%) CSS
10 6 (7.41%) Android SDK
11 5 (6.17%) SOAP
12 3 (3.70%) PhoneGap
13 2 (2.47%) Sencha Touch
13 2 (2.47%) CSS3
13 2 (2.47%) Xamarin.iOS
13 2 (2.47%) Middleware
13 2 (2.47%) UIKit
13 2 (2.47%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (38.27%) iPhone
2 24 (29.63%) Mobile App
3 20 (24.69%) iPad
4 10 (12.35%) User Experience
5 9 (11.11%) Social Media
6 7 (8.64%) Computer Science
7 4 (4.94%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (3.70%) Video on Demand
8 3 (3.70%) Client/Server
8 3 (3.70%) N-Tier
8 3 (3.70%) Streaming Video
8 3 (3.70%) PKI
8 3 (3.70%) Data Structures
9 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (2.47%) Blackberry
9 2 (2.47%) DTV
9 2 (2.47%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (1.23%) Kindle
10 1 (1.23%) Digital Media
10 1 (1.23%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 69 (85.19%) Apple iOS
2 22 (27.16%) Android
3 6 (7.41%) UNIX
4 5 (6.17%) Linux
5 3 (3.70%) Windows
5 3 (3.70%) Solaris
5 3 (3.70%) Windows Phone
6 2 (2.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (81.48%) iOS Development
2 35 (43.21%) OO
3 33 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (17.28%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (16.05%) OOD
6 12 (14.81%) TDD
7 11 (13.58%) Scrum
8 10 (12.35%) OOP
8 10 (12.35%) E-Commerce
8 10 (12.35%) Android Development
9 7 (8.64%) Software Engineering
10 6 (7.41%) Web Design
10 6 (7.41%) Mobile Application Development
11 5 (6.17%) BDD
11 5 (6.17%) Unit Testing
11 5 (6.17%) Test Automation
12 4 (4.94%) Multithreading
12 4 (4.94%) Mobile Commerce
12 4 (4.94%) SOA
12 4 (4.94%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.46%) JavaScript
2 17 (20.99%) Java
3 13 (16.05%) C++
4 8 (9.88%) SQL
5 6 (7.41%) C#
6 5 (6.17%) Ruby
7 3 (3.70%) C
8 2 (2.47%) ActionScript
8 2 (2.47%) Perl
8 2 (2.47%) PHP
8 2 (2.47%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.47%) Groovy
9 1 (1.23%) XPath
9 1 (1.23%) Python
9 1 (1.23%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 2 (2.47%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) CCNP
2 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.23%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Squid
2 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Puppet
1 1 (1.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (11.11%) Apple
2 3 (3.70%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.70%) Sun
2 3 (3.70%) Oracle
3 2 (2.47%) Sencha
3 2 (2.47%) Splunk
3 2 (2.47%) Xamarin
3 2 (2.47%) IBM
3 2 (2.47%) Perforce
3 2 (2.47%) VMware
4 1 (1.23%) Google
4 1 (1.23%) Citrix
4 1 (1.23%) Juniper
4 1 (1.23%) Hitachi
4 1 (1.23%) Veritas
4 1 (1.23%) Cisco
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