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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Objective-C
Rank 168 181 175
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 35 47 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.61% 0.66% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.40% 1.56% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 35 29
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £334 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £540 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +140.00%
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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
2498 3005 2560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.82% 42.44% 39.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2024 2338 2002
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 23 23
Average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £20.22 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.69 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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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 26 November 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 26 November 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 67 (84.81%) Apple iOS
2 65 (82.28%) iOS Development
3 38 (48.10%) OO
4 37 (46.84%) Xcode
5 31 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (39.24%) Cocoa
5 31 (39.24%) JSON
5 31 (39.24%) iPhone
6 27 (34.18%) Web Services
7 26 (32.91%) Mobile App
8 25 (31.65%) XML
9 24 (30.38%) Android
10 21 (26.58%) iOS SDK
10 21 (26.58%) JavaScript
11 20 (25.32%) HTML
11 20 (25.32%) iPad
11 20 (25.32%) Cocoa Touch
12 17 (21.52%) Java
13 15 (18.99%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (18.99%) RESTful
14 14 (17.72%) C++
15 13 (16.46%) OOD
15 13 (16.46%) Scrum
15 13 (16.46%) TDD
15 13 (16.46%) Git (software)
15 13 (16.46%) HTML5
16 12 (15.19%) User Experience
17 11 (13.92%) Social Media
18 10 (12.66%) REST
18 10 (12.66%) Computer Science

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 2 (2.53%) Node.js
1 2 (2.53%) GlassFish
1 2 (2.53%) Apache
1 2 (2.53%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) MS Office
1 1 (1.27%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.39%) HTTP
2 4 (5.06%) VPN
2 4 (5.06%) HTTPS
3 3 (3.80%) VoIP
4 1 (1.27%) Internet
4 1 (1.27%) SAN
4 1 (1.27%) SSL
4 1 (1.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.33%) MySQL
1 5 (6.33%) SQLite
2 2 (2.53%) CouchDB
2 2 (2.53%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.53%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 37 (46.84%) Xcode
2 13 (16.46%) Git (software)
3 9 (11.39%) Subversion
4 6 (7.59%) Cucumber
5 5 (6.33%) Eclipse
5 5 (6.33%) Calabash
5 5 (6.33%) Mercurial
6 4 (5.06%) JUnit
7 3 (3.80%) Introscope
7 3 (3.80%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.53%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 2 (2.53%) Robolectric
8 2 (2.53%) JIRA
9 1 (1.27%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (1.27%) JMeter
9 1 (1.27%) Selenium
9 1 (1.27%) Spock
9 1 (1.27%) CodeNarc
9 1 (1.27%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (1.27%) Hudson
General
1 6 (7.59%) Marketing
2 5 (6.33%) Games
3 3 (3.80%) Finance
4 2 (2.53%) Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Back Office
5 1 (1.27%) Publishing
5 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (91.14%) Developer
2 63 (79.75%) iOS Developer
3 7 (8.86%) Senior Developer
3 7 (8.86%) Senior iOS Developer
4 5 (6.33%) Mobile Developer
5 4 (5.06%) Android Developer
5 4 (5.06%) Junior iOS Developer
5 4 (5.06%) Junior
5 4 (5.06%) Junior Developer
6 3 (3.80%) Java Developer
6 3 (3.80%) Lead Developer
7 2 (2.53%) iPhone Developer
7 2 (2.53%) Automation Tester
7 2 (2.53%) Consultant
7 2 (2.53%) Applications Developer
7 2 (2.53%) Java Consultant
7 2 (2.53%) Project Manager
7 2 (2.53%) Tester
8 1 (1.27%) Analyst
8 1 (1.27%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (39.24%) Cocoa
1 31 (39.24%) JSON
2 27 (34.18%) Web Services
3 25 (31.65%) XML
4 21 (26.58%) iOS SDK
5 20 (25.32%) HTML
5 20 (25.32%) Cocoa Touch
6 15 (18.99%) RESTful
7 13 (16.46%) HTML5
8 10 (12.66%) REST
9 6 (7.59%) CSS
10 5 (6.33%) SOAP
10 5 (6.33%) Android SDK
11 4 (5.06%) PhoneGap
12 3 (3.80%) .NET
12 3 (3.80%) Java EE
12 3 (3.80%) Spring
12 3 (3.80%) UIKit
12 3 (3.80%) Core Animation
13 2 (2.53%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (39.24%) iPhone
2 26 (32.91%) Mobile App
3 20 (25.32%) iPad
4 12 (15.19%) User Experience
5 11 (13.92%) Social Media
6 10 (12.66%) Computer Science
7 4 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (5.06%) Data Structures
7 4 (5.06%) Streaming Video
7 4 (5.06%) Client/Server
8 3 (3.80%) N-Tier
8 3 (3.80%) Animation
8 3 (3.80%) Algorithms
8 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (3.80%) Video on Demand
9 2 (2.53%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (2.53%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (2.53%) PKI
9 2 (2.53%) Cryptography
9 2 (2.53%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 67 (84.81%) Apple iOS
2 24 (30.38%) Android
3 5 (6.33%) UNIX
4 4 (5.06%) Linux
5 3 (3.80%) Windows
5 3 (3.80%) Windows Phone
6 2 (2.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (82.28%) iOS Development
2 38 (48.10%) OO
3 31 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (18.99%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (16.46%) OOD
5 13 (16.46%) Scrum
5 13 (16.46%) TDD
6 9 (11.39%) OOP
6 9 (11.39%) Android Development
7 8 (10.13%) E-Commerce
8 7 (8.86%) Software Engineering
8 7 (8.86%) BDD
9 6 (7.59%) Test Automation
9 6 (7.59%) Mobile Application Development
9 6 (7.59%) Web Design
10 5 (6.33%) SOA
10 5 (6.33%) Multithreading
11 4 (5.06%) Automated Testing
11 4 (5.06%) Unit Testing
11 4 (5.06%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.58%) JavaScript
2 17 (21.52%) Java
3 14 (17.72%) C++
4 7 (8.86%) SQL
5 6 (7.59%) Ruby
6 4 (5.06%) PHP
6 4 (5.06%) C#
7 3 (3.80%) C
7 3 (3.80%) ActionScript
7 3 (3.80%) Groovy
8 1 (1.27%) Perl
8 1 (1.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (6.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Squid
2 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (10.13%) Apple
2 4 (5.06%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.80%) Perforce
3 3 (3.80%) Splunk
4 2 (2.53%) Sencha
4 2 (2.53%) Google
4 2 (2.53%) Sun
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle
5 1 (1.27%) Citrix
5 1 (1.27%) Hitachi
5 1 (1.27%) Veritas
5 1 (1.27%) IBM
5 1 (1.27%) VMware
5 1 (1.27%) Facebook
5 1 (1.27%) Twitter