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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Objective-C
Rank 161 163 158
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 33 43 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.63% 0.73% 0.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.36% 1.73% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 23 50
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £407
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £458 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £355 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.91% +18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £26.53 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+16.87% -35.69%
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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
2420 2485 3248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.98% 42.25% 44.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2017 1904 2511
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 18
Average hourly rate £25.85 £44.50 £51.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.91% -13.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.21 £16.25 £17.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £93.12 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%

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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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015, 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 62 (87.32%) Apple iOS
2 58 (81.69%) iOS Development
3 52 (73.24%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (52.11%) Apple Swift
5 32 (45.07%) JSON
6 30 (42.25%) TDD
7 29 (40.85%) Mobile App
8 28 (39.44%) Android
8 28 (39.44%) XML
9 27 (38.03%) HTML
10 24 (33.80%) REST
10 24 (33.80%) Android Development
11 23 (32.39%) Xcode
12 22 (30.99%) SOAP
13 21 (29.58%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (28.17%) Unit Testing
14 20 (28.17%) JavaScript
15 19 (26.76%) Web Services
16 18 (25.35%) CSS
16 18 (25.35%) Cocoa
17 17 (23.94%) iOS SDK
17 17 (23.94%) HTML5
17 17 (23.94%) Scrum
17 17 (23.94%) Software Engineering
18 16 (22.54%) User Experience
18 16 (22.54%) Mobile Development
19 15 (21.13%) Android SDK
20 13 (18.31%) Cocoa Touch
20 13 (18.31%) Git (software)
20 13 (18.31%) Java

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 4 (5.63%) Node.js
2 1 (1.41%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.68%) HTTP
2 3 (4.23%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) SQLite
2 3 (4.23%) CouchDB
2 3 (4.23%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.23%) MySQL
2 3 (4.23%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (32.39%) Xcode
2 13 (18.31%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.45%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 6 (8.45%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.63%) Android Studio
4 4 (5.63%) Subversion
4 4 (5.63%) Eclipse
4 4 (5.63%) Hudson
4 4 (5.63%) CocoaPods
5 3 (4.23%) JIRA
6 1 (1.41%) Maven
6 1 (1.41%) Appium
6 1 (1.41%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (8.45%) Retail
2 5 (7.04%) Finance
3 3 (4.23%) Banking
4 2 (2.82%) Marketing
5 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.41%) Automotive
5 1 (1.41%) Law
5 1 (1.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 63 (88.73%) Developer
2 53 (74.65%) iOS Developer
3 15 (21.13%) Android Developer
4 13 (18.31%) Senior Developer
5 12 (16.90%) Senior iOS Developer
6 8 (11.27%) Mobile Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Android Software Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Digital Project Manager
9 2 (2.82%) Lead Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.82%) Junior
9 2 (2.82%) Junior Developer
10 1 (1.41%) Programme Director
10 1 (1.41%) Senior C# Developer
10 1 (1.41%) Senior .NET Developer
10 1 (1.41%) Technical Leader
10 1 (1.41%) iPhone Developer
10 1 (1.41%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (45.07%) JSON
2 28 (39.44%) XML
3 27 (38.03%) HTML
4 24 (33.80%) REST
5 22 (30.99%) SOAP
6 19 (26.76%) Web Services
7 18 (25.35%) CSS
7 18 (25.35%) Cocoa
8 17 (23.94%) HTML5
8 17 (23.94%) iOS SDK
9 15 (21.13%) Android SDK
10 13 (18.31%) Cocoa Touch
11 7 (9.86%) CSS3
11 7 (9.86%) RESTful
12 3 (4.23%) Velocity
13 2 (2.82%) jQuery
13 2 (2.82%) .NET
13 2 (2.82%) AngularJS
14 1 (1.41%) Apache Cordova
14 1 (1.41%) PlayReady
Miscellaneous
1 29 (40.85%) Mobile App
2 16 (22.54%) User Experience
3 7 (9.86%) iPhone
4 4 (5.63%) iPad
4 4 (5.63%) Blackberry
5 3 (4.23%) Kindle
5 3 (4.23%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.41%) Social Network
7 1 (1.41%) Animation
7 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 62 (87.32%) Apple iOS
2 28 (39.44%) Android
3 3 (4.23%) Windows
4 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (81.69%) iOS Development
2 52 (73.24%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (42.25%) TDD
4 24 (33.80%) Android Development
5 21 (29.58%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (28.17%) Unit Testing
7 17 (23.94%) Scrum
7 17 (23.94%) Software Engineering
8 16 (22.54%) Mobile Development
9 11 (15.49%) Mobile Application Development
10 10 (14.08%) OO
10 10 (14.08%) E-Commerce
10 10 (14.08%) Test Automation
11 7 (9.86%) Progressive Enhancement
12 6 (8.45%) OOP
12 6 (8.45%) Open Source
13 5 (7.04%) Memory Management
13 5 (7.04%) BDD
13 5 (7.04%) OOD
14 4 (5.63%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 37 (52.11%) Apple Swift
2 20 (28.17%) JavaScript
3 13 (18.31%) Java
4 6 (8.45%) C++
5 4 (5.63%) SQL
6 1 (1.41%) XPath
6 1 (1.41%) C
6 1 (1.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (2.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (11.27%) Apple
2 5 (7.04%) Appcelerator
3 2 (2.82%) Google
4 1 (1.41%) Coverity
4 1 (1.41%) SAP
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