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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Objective-C
Rank 154 143 188
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +45
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 43 75 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.73% 1.04% 0.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.73% 2.37% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 53 35
Average daily rate
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£388 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £305 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.53 £45.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-41.05% +24.13%
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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
2489 3161 3070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.49% 44.03% 38.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1935 2458 2353
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 14
Average hourly rate £44.75 £36.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.60% +0.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.13 £16.70 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £115.00 £54.25 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -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 23 September 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 23 September 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 81 (88.04%) Apple iOS
2 76 (82.61%) iOS Development
3 40 (43.48%) JSON
4 39 (42.39%) Xcode
5 38 (41.30%) OO
6 37 (40.22%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (38.04%) Cocoa
8 34 (36.96%) Android
9 33 (35.87%) iPhone
9 33 (35.87%) Mobile App
10 32 (34.78%) XML
11 30 (32.61%) Web Services
12 29 (31.52%) iOS SDK
13 26 (28.26%) HTML
14 25 (27.17%) Java
15 24 (26.09%) JavaScript
16 21 (22.83%) iPad
17 20 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
18 19 (20.65%) Scrum
18 19 (20.65%) Cocoa Touch
19 17 (18.48%) C++
20 16 (17.39%) TDD
20 16 (17.39%) HTML5
21 15 (16.30%) BDD
21 15 (16.30%) Computer Science
22 14 (15.22%) User Experience
23 13 (14.13%) Android Development
23 13 (14.13%) Subversion
24 12 (13.04%) Software Engineering
24 12 (13.04%) OOP

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (2.17%) Node.js
2 1 (1.09%) Apache
2 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.09%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.09%) MS Office
1 1 (1.09%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.09%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.61%) HTTP
2 6 (6.52%) HTTPS
3 4 (4.35%) VPN
4 3 (3.26%) VoIP
4 3 (3.26%) SSL
5 1 (1.09%) SAN
5 1 (1.09%) Internet
5 1 (1.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.26%) MySQL
1 3 (3.26%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 39 (42.39%) Xcode
2 13 (14.13%) Subversion
3 12 (13.04%) Git (software)
4 7 (7.61%) Cucumber
4 7 (7.61%) Calabash
5 5 (5.43%) Mercurial
6 3 (3.26%) JUnit
6 3 (3.26%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.17%) Introscope
7 2 (2.17%) JIRA
7 2 (2.17%) Selenium
7 2 (2.17%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.09%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.09%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.09%) JMeter
General
1 5 (5.43%) Games
1 5 (5.43%) Banking
2 4 (4.35%) Legal
3 3 (3.26%) Back Office
3 3 (3.26%) Finance
3 3 (3.26%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.26%) Publishing
4 2 (2.17%) Marketing
5 1 (1.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 83 (90.22%) Developer
2 73 (79.35%) iOS Developer
3 9 (9.78%) Senior Developer
4 8 (8.70%) Senior iOS Developer
5 6 (6.52%) Mobile Developer
6 5 (5.43%) Android Developer
6 5 (5.43%) Lead Developer
7 3 (3.26%) Java Developer
7 3 (3.26%) Junior Developer
7 3 (3.26%) Tester
7 3 (3.26%) Junior
7 3 (3.26%) Automation Tester
7 3 (3.26%) Junior iOS Developer
8 2 (2.17%) iPhone Developer
8 2 (2.17%) Java Consultant
8 2 (2.17%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.17%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.17%) Consultant
8 2 (2.17%) Applications Developer
9 1 (1.09%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (43.48%) JSON
2 35 (38.04%) Cocoa
3 32 (34.78%) XML
4 30 (32.61%) Web Services
5 29 (31.52%) iOS SDK
6 26 (28.26%) HTML
7 19 (20.65%) Cocoa Touch
8 16 (17.39%) HTML5
9 12 (13.04%) RESTful
10 10 (10.87%) CSS
11 8 (8.70%) REST
12 7 (7.61%) jQuery
13 6 (6.52%) Android SDK
14 5 (5.43%) Ajax
15 4 (4.35%) SOAP
15 4 (4.35%) UIKit
15 4 (4.35%) CSS3
16 3 (3.26%) PhoneGap
17 2 (2.17%) .NET
17 2 (2.17%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 33 (35.87%) iPhone
1 33 (35.87%) Mobile App
2 21 (22.83%) iPad
3 15 (16.30%) Computer Science
4 14 (15.22%) User Experience
5 7 (7.61%) Social Media
6 4 (4.35%) Augmented Reality
6 4 (4.35%) Blackberry
7 3 (3.26%) Streaming Video
7 3 (3.26%) Animation
8 2 (2.17%) Video on Demand
8 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.17%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (2.17%) Cryptography
8 2 (2.17%) DTV
8 2 (2.17%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.09%) N-Tier
9 1 (1.09%) PKI
9 1 (1.09%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 81 (88.04%) Apple iOS
2 34 (36.96%) Android
3 7 (7.61%) Windows
4 4 (4.35%) Windows Phone
5 3 (3.26%) UNIX
6 2 (2.17%) Linux
6 2 (2.17%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (1.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (82.61%) iOS Development
2 38 (41.30%) OO
3 37 (40.22%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (20.65%) Scrum
6 16 (17.39%) TDD
7 15 (16.30%) BDD
8 13 (14.13%) Android Development
9 12 (13.04%) Software Engineering
9 12 (13.04%) OOP
10 11 (11.96%) OOD
11 10 (10.87%) Test Automation
12 9 (9.78%) MVC
13 8 (8.70%) Project Management
14 7 (7.61%) Test Scripting
15 6 (6.52%) Multithreading
15 6 (6.52%) E-Commerce
16 5 (5.43%) B2C
16 5 (5.43%) Automated Testing
16 5 (5.43%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (27.17%) Java
2 24 (26.09%) JavaScript
3 17 (18.48%) C++
4 10 (10.87%) SQL
4 10 (10.87%) Ruby
5 9 (9.78%) C#
6 7 (7.61%) PHP
7 6 (6.52%) Groovy
8 4 (4.35%) C
8 4 (4.35%) PowerHouse
9 3 (3.26%) ActionScript
9 3 (3.26%) Python
10 1 (1.09%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (9.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.61%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.09%) Squid
Vendors
1 11 (11.96%) Apple
2 3 (3.26%) Google
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.17%) Perforce
3 2 (2.17%) Splunk
4 1 (1.09%) Facebook
4 1 (1.09%) Twitter
4 1 (1.09%) Sencha
4 1 (1.09%) Adobe
4 1 (1.09%) Sun
4 1 (1.09%) Citrix
4 1 (1.09%) Hitachi
4 1 (1.09%) Veritas
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