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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Objective-C
Rank 141 160 188
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +28
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 12 28 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.54% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.86% 1.20% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 13
Average daily rate £438 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £463 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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London

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
1400 2340 2568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.50% 45.52% 43.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1166 1927 1947
Average daily rate £475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 14
Average hourly rate £29.64 £29.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.20% -13.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £27.37 £24.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £147.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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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 11 February 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 11 February 2016, 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 31 (88.57%) Apple iOS
2 27 (77.14%) iOS Development
3 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (54.29%) Apple Swift
5 18 (51.43%) TDD
6 14 (40.00%) SOAP
6 14 (40.00%) iOS SDK
7 12 (34.29%) Mobile App
7 12 (34.29%) Xcode
8 10 (28.57%) JSON
8 10 (28.57%) XML
8 10 (28.57%) REST
8 10 (28.57%) Mobile Development
9 9 (25.71%) SOLID
9 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
9 9 (25.71%) Web Services
10 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
10 8 (22.86%) Android
11 7 (20.00%) Test Automation
11 7 (20.00%) User Experience
11 7 (20.00%) SQLite
11 7 (20.00%) Unit Testing
12 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (17.14%) Velocity
12 6 (17.14%) Cocoa
12 6 (17.14%) Java
12 6 (17.14%) Performance Optimisation
12 6 (17.14%) Android Development
13 5 (14.29%) BDD
13 5 (14.29%) Progressive Enhancement

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (2.86%) Confluence
1 1 (2.86%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.71%) GitHub
3 1 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQLite
2 2 (5.71%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (5.71%) CouchDB
2 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Xcode
2 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
3 4 (11.43%) Subversion
4 3 (8.57%) JIRA
5 2 (5.71%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.86%) Calabash
General
1 3 (8.57%) Retail
2 2 (5.71%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (88.57%) Developer
2 28 (80.00%) iOS Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Android Developer
4 5 (14.29%) iOS Android Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Applications Developer
6 3 (8.57%) C++ Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Objective-C Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior iOS Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Angular Developer
7 2 (5.71%) C++ Applications Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Development Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (5.71%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Development Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Software Development Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Software Development Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (40.00%) iOS SDK
1 14 (40.00%) SOAP
2 10 (28.57%) JSON
2 10 (28.57%) REST
2 10 (28.57%) XML
3 9 (25.71%) Web Services
4 6 (17.14%) Cocoa
4 6 (17.14%) Velocity
5 5 (14.29%) HTML
6 4 (11.43%) Android SDK
6 4 (11.43%) HTML5
7 3 (8.57%) Cocoa Touch
7 3 (8.57%) CSS
7 3 (8.57%) CSS3
7 3 (8.57%) RESTful
8 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
8 2 (5.71%) Backbone.js
8 2 (5.71%) Protocol Buffers
8 2 (5.71%) React
9 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Mobile App
2 7 (20.00%) User Experience
3 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.57%) iPad
3 3 (8.57%) iPhone
4 2 (5.71%) Algorithms
4 2 (5.71%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.71%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.86%) Kindle
5 1 (2.86%) NHS
5 1 (2.86%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 31 (88.57%) Apple iOS
2 8 (22.86%) Android
3 1 (2.86%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (77.14%) iOS Development
2 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (51.43%) TDD
4 10 (28.57%) Mobile Development
5 9 (25.71%) SOLID
6 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
7 7 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 7 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 6 (17.14%) Android Development
8 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (17.14%) Performance Optimisation
9 5 (14.29%) BDD
9 5 (14.29%) Data Modelling
9 5 (14.29%) OO
9 5 (14.29%) Progressive Enhancement
9 5 (14.29%) Scrum
10 4 (11.43%) Mobile Application Development
10 4 (11.43%) OOD
11 3 (8.57%) Open Source
11 3 (8.57%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) Apple Swift
2 6 (17.14%) Java
3 4 (11.43%) C++
4 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.71%) C#
5 2 (5.71%) SQL
6 1 (2.86%) C
6 1 (2.86%) Go
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) Python
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Apple
2 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.86%) Google
2 1 (2.86%) Xamarin
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