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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Objective-C
London / City of London
Rank 130 143 159
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +16
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 16 11 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.55% 0.34% 0.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.15% 0.77% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 24
Median daily rate £468 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £480 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 - -

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
1396 1430 2363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 47.89% 44.83% 45.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1172 1197 1945
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 6
Median hourly rate - £29.64 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +12.67%

Objective-C
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

Objective-C
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

Objective-C
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 19 February 2017.

Objective-C Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Objective-C
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

Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 33 (94.29%) Apple iOS
2 29 (82.86%) iOS Development
2 29 (82.86%) Apple Swift
3 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (48.57%) TDD
4 17 (48.57%) REST
5 14 (40.00%) Web Services
6 13 (37.14%) Scrum
7 12 (34.29%) Cocoa
7 12 (34.29%) Software Engineering
7 12 (34.29%) Mobile App
7 12 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
8 11 (31.43%) E-Commerce
9 10 (28.57%) SOAP
9 10 (28.57%) SQL
10 9 (25.71%) MySQL
10 9 (25.71%) Unit Testing
10 9 (25.71%) Cocoa Touch
11 8 (22.86%) Test Automation
11 8 (22.86%) CouchDB
11 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (22.86%) Progressive Enhancement
11 8 (22.86%) Azure SQL Database
11 8 (22.86%) MongoDB
11 8 (22.86%) SQLite
11 8 (22.86%) TestFlight
12 6 (17.14%) JSON
12 6 (17.14%) Apple
12 6 (17.14%) RESTful

Objective-C
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) Confluence
1 1 (2.86%) JBoss
1 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (22.86%) TestFlight
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) MySQL
2 8 (22.86%) Azure SQL Database
2 8 (22.86%) CouchDB
2 8 (22.86%) MongoDB
2 8 (22.86%) SQLite
3 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (14.29%) Xcode
3 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.57%) JIRA
4 2 (5.71%) Calabash
4 2 (5.71%) Maven
4 2 (5.71%) Subversion
5 1 (2.86%) Ant
5 1 (2.86%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (2.86%) Appium
5 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.86%) Hudson
5 1 (2.86%) JUnit
5 1 (2.86%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.86%) Selenium
5 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
1 2 (5.71%) Marketing
1 2 (5.71%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (82.86%) Developer
2 25 (71.43%) iOS Developer
3 12 (34.29%) Senior Developer
3 12 (34.29%) Senior iOS Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Android Developer
4 2 (5.71%) iOS Android Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Applications Developer
5 1 (2.86%) C Developer
5 1 (2.86%) C/C++ Developer
5 1 (2.86%) C++ Developer
5 1 (2.86%) iOS Software Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Java Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Objective-C Developer
5 1 (2.86%) PHP Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Mobile Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (48.57%) REST
2 14 (40.00%) Web Services
3 12 (34.29%) Cocoa
4 10 (28.57%) SOAP
5 9 (25.71%) Cocoa Touch
6 6 (17.14%) JSON
6 6 (17.14%) RESTful
7 4 (11.43%) HTML
7 4 (11.43%) HTML5
7 4 (11.43%) iOS SDK
8 3 (8.57%) Core Data
8 3 (8.57%) CSS
8 3 (8.57%) CSS3
9 2 (5.71%) Apache Cordova
9 2 (5.71%) PhoneGap
9 2 (5.71%) UIKit
9 2 (5.71%) XML
10 1 (2.86%) iPhone SDK
10 1 (2.86%) JMS
10 1 (2.86%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Mobile App
2 6 (17.14%) User Experience
3 4 (11.43%) iPhone
4 2 (5.71%) iPad
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.86%) Fintech
5 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.86%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.86%) Social Media
5 1 (2.86%) Streaming Video
5 1 (2.86%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 33 (94.29%) Apple iOS
2 6 (17.14%) Android
3 2 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (82.86%) iOS Development
2 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (48.57%) TDD
4 13 (37.14%) Scrum
5 12 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (34.29%) Software Engineering
6 11 (31.43%) E-Commerce
7 9 (25.71%) Unit Testing
8 8 (22.86%) Progressive Enhancement
8 8 (22.86%) Test Automation
9 6 (17.14%) Mobile Development
10 4 (11.43%) Android Development
10 4 (11.43%) OO
11 3 (8.57%) API Design
11 3 (8.57%) BDD
11 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (8.57%) Workflow
12 2 (5.71%) Automated Testing
12 2 (5.71%) Cross-Platform Development
12 2 (5.71%) RDF
Programming Languages
1 29 (82.86%) Apple Swift
2 10 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (8.57%) Java
3 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.71%) C
4 2 (5.71%) C++
4 2 (5.71%) SPARQL
5 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Apple
2 1 (2.86%) Appcelerator
2 1 (2.86%) Kony
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) Sencha
2 1 (2.86%) WorldPay
2 1 (2.86%) Xamarin
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