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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Objective-C
London / City of London
Rank 138 137 164
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +27
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 15 12 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.52% 0.39% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.03% 0.88% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 20
Median daily rate £500 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £281 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.02 - -

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
1458 1367 2309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 50.38% 44.40% 45.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1217 1126 1900
Median daily rate £475 £480 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.04% +3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 3
Median hourly rate - £29.64 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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 22 January 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 22 January 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 38 (95.00%) Apple iOS
2 35 (87.50%) iOS Development
3 33 (82.50%) Apple Swift
4 29 (72.50%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (62.50%) TDD
6 22 (55.00%) Scrum
7 21 (52.50%) Cocoa
8 17 (42.50%) Unit Testing
9 16 (40.00%) REST
10 15 (37.50%) Git (software)
11 14 (35.00%) Software Engineering
11 14 (35.00%) Web Services
12 13 (32.50%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (32.50%) User Experience
13 12 (30.00%) Mobile App
13 12 (30.00%) RESTful
13 12 (30.00%) SQL
14 11 (27.50%) MySQL
14 11 (27.50%) SOAP
14 11 (27.50%) OO
14 11 (27.50%) E-Commerce
14 11 (27.50%) Apple
14 11 (27.50%) Cocoa Touch
14 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Azure
14 11 (27.50%) iPhone
15 10 (25.00%) CouchDB
15 10 (25.00%) MongoDB
15 10 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
15 10 (25.00%) Progressive Enhancement
15 10 (25.00%) Mobile Development

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 (2.50%) Confluence
1 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (25.00%) TestFlight
3 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Internet
2 2 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) MySQL
2 10 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 10 (25.00%) CouchDB
2 10 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 10 (25.00%) SQLite
3 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 9 (22.50%) Xcode
3 5 (12.50%) JIRA
4 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (10.00%) Subversion
5 3 (7.50%) Calabash
5 3 (7.50%) Hudson
5 3 (7.50%) Maven
6 1 (2.50%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.50%) JUnit
6 1 (2.50%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (7.50%) Retail
2 2 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (90.00%) Developer
2 33 (82.50%) iOS Developer
3 16 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 16 (40.00%) Senior iOS Developer
4 8 (20.00%) Objective-C Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Android Developer
5 2 (5.00%) iOS Android Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) C Developer
6 1 (2.50%) C/C++ Developer
6 1 (2.50%) C++ Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (2.50%) iOS Software Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (2.50%) PHP Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Mobile Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (52.50%) Cocoa
2 16 (40.00%) REST
3 14 (35.00%) Web Services
4 12 (30.00%) RESTful
5 11 (27.50%) Cocoa Touch
5 11 (27.50%) SOAP
6 7 (17.50%) JSON
7 5 (12.50%) HTML
7 5 (12.50%) HTML5
8 4 (10.00%) CSS
8 4 (10.00%) CSS3
8 4 (10.00%) XML
9 3 (7.50%) Core Data
9 3 (7.50%) iOS SDK
10 2 (5.00%) UIKit
11 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
11 1 (2.50%) Apache Cordova
11 1 (2.50%) Ionic Framework
11 1 (2.50%) iPhone SDK
11 1 (2.50%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) User Experience
2 12 (30.00%) Mobile App
3 11 (27.50%) iPhone
4 9 (22.50%) iPad
5 7 (17.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.50%) Fintech
6 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.50%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 38 (95.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (12.50%) Android
3 2 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (87.50%) iOS Development
2 29 (72.50%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (62.50%) TDD
4 22 (55.00%) Scrum
5 17 (42.50%) Unit Testing
6 14 (35.00%) Software Engineering
7 13 (32.50%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (27.50%) E-Commerce
8 11 (27.50%) OO
9 10 (25.00%) Mobile Development
9 10 (25.00%) Progressive Enhancement
9 10 (25.00%) Test Automation
10 9 (22.50%) BDD
10 9 (22.50%) Pair Programming
11 7 (17.50%) OOD
12 6 (15.00%) Disruptive Innovation
13 5 (12.50%) Android Development
13 5 (12.50%) API Design
14 4 (10.00%) High Availability
15 3 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 33 (82.50%) Apple Swift
2 12 (30.00%) SQL
3 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.00%) C
4 2 (5.00%) C++
4 2 (5.00%) Java
4 2 (5.00%) SPARQL
5 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Apple
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) WorldPay