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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Objective-C
Rank 163 191 150
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -41
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 27 17 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.53% 0.28% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.17% 0.66% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 32
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £327 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £590 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £43.25
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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
2307 2583 2380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.59% 43.19% 41.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1893 1982 1852
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £638 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 31
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.37 £20.63 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £147.50 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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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 27 January 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 27 January 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 53 (81.54%) Apple iOS
2 51 (78.46%) iOS Development
3 30 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (40.00%) Cocoa
5 25 (38.46%) Xcode
5 25 (38.46%) JSON
6 24 (36.92%) OO
7 22 (33.85%) iPhone
8 18 (27.69%) XML
9 17 (26.15%) Web Services
9 17 (26.15%) Cocoa Touch
10 15 (23.08%) iPad
11 14 (21.54%) Android
11 14 (21.54%) HTML
11 14 (21.54%) JavaScript
12 13 (20.00%) Java
12 13 (20.00%) TDD
12 13 (20.00%) Git (software)
12 13 (20.00%) iOS SDK
13 12 (18.46%) Mobile App
13 12 (18.46%) HTTP
14 11 (16.92%) E-Commerce
14 11 (16.92%) Scrum
14 11 (16.92%) REST
14 11 (16.92%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (16.92%) RESTful
15 10 (15.38%) User Experience
15 10 (15.38%) C++
16 9 (13.85%) Software Engineering
16 9 (13.85%) Social Media

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 3 (4.62%) Apache
1 3 (4.62%) Tomcat
1 3 (4.62%) GlassFish
2 2 (3.08%) Node.js
2 2 (3.08%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (3.08%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.54%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Doxygen
1 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.46%) HTTP
2 7 (10.77%) VPN
3 6 (9.23%) Internet
4 3 (4.62%) HTTPS
5 2 (3.08%) BGP
5 2 (3.08%) Firewall
5 2 (3.08%) IPsec
5 2 (3.08%) MPLS
6 1 (1.54%) VoIP
6 1 (1.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) MySQL
2 4 (6.15%) MongoDB
2 4 (6.15%) SQLite
3 3 (4.62%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (4.62%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.54%) Redis
4 1 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (38.46%) Xcode
2 13 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.23%) Mercurial
3 6 (9.23%) Subversion
4 3 (4.62%) Eclipse
4 3 (4.62%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.62%) Calabash
4 3 (4.62%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.08%) Hudson
5 2 (3.08%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (1.54%) Selenium
6 1 (1.54%) Introscope
6 1 (1.54%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.54%) JUnit
6 1 (1.54%) Spock
6 1 (1.54%) Android Studio
6 1 (1.54%) CodeNarc
6 1 (1.54%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.54%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.54%) Cobertura
General
1 5 (7.69%) Games
1 5 (7.69%) Marketing
2 3 (4.62%) Finance
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
3 1 (1.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 56 (86.15%) Developer
2 47 (72.31%) iOS Developer
3 6 (9.23%) Senior iOS Developer
3 6 (9.23%) Senior Developer
4 3 (4.62%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (4.62%) Android Developer
5 2 (3.08%) Mac Developer
5 2 (3.08%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (3.08%) Support Engineer
5 2 (3.08%) Applications Support
5 2 (3.08%) Network Engineer
5 2 (3.08%) Applications Developer
5 2 (3.08%) Junior
5 2 (3.08%) Software Engineer
6 1 (1.54%) Junior Programmer
6 1 (1.54%) Senior Manager
6 1 (1.54%) Programmer
6 1 (1.54%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (1.54%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (1.54%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (40.00%) Cocoa
2 25 (38.46%) JSON
3 18 (27.69%) XML
4 17 (26.15%) Web Services
4 17 (26.15%) Cocoa Touch
5 14 (21.54%) HTML
6 13 (20.00%) iOS SDK
7 11 (16.92%) REST
7 11 (16.92%) RESTful
8 8 (12.31%) HTML5
9 7 (10.77%) CSS
10 5 (7.69%) SOAP
11 4 (6.15%) Android SDK
12 2 (3.08%) Xamarin.iOS
12 2 (3.08%) Sencha Touch
12 2 (3.08%) UIKit
12 2 (3.08%) Middleware
12 2 (3.08%) ActiveMQ
13 1 (1.54%) jQuery
13 1 (1.54%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (33.85%) iPhone
2 15 (23.08%) iPad
3 12 (18.46%) Mobile App
4 10 (15.38%) User Experience
5 9 (13.85%) Social Media
6 8 (12.31%) Computer Science
7 3 (4.62%) Streaming Video
7 3 (4.62%) N-Tier
7 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (4.62%) Video on Demand
8 2 (3.08%) Digital Media
8 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (3.08%) Data Structures
8 2 (3.08%) Client/Server
8 2 (3.08%) Blackberry
8 2 (3.08%) Interactive TV
8 2 (3.08%) PKI
8 2 (3.08%) Streaming Media
9 1 (1.54%) Animation
9 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 53 (81.54%) Apple iOS
2 14 (21.54%) Android
3 5 (7.69%) UNIX
4 4 (6.15%) Linux
5 3 (4.62%) Mac OS X
5 3 (4.62%) Windows
5 3 (4.62%) Solaris
5 3 (4.62%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (78.46%) iOS Development
2 30 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (36.92%) OO
4 13 (20.00%) TDD
5 11 (16.92%) E-Commerce
5 11 (16.92%) Scrum
5 11 (16.92%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (13.85%) Software Engineering
7 7 (10.77%) OOD
7 7 (10.77%) Android Development
8 6 (9.23%) Test Automation
8 6 (9.23%) BDD
8 6 (9.23%) OOP
8 6 (9.23%) Web Design
9 5 (7.69%) Unit Testing
10 4 (6.15%) Mobile Commerce
10 4 (6.15%) B2C
11 3 (4.62%) Data Modelling
11 3 (4.62%) SOA
11 3 (4.62%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.54%) JavaScript
2 13 (20.00%) Java
3 10 (15.38%) C++
4 7 (10.77%) SQL
5 4 (6.15%) C#
6 3 (4.62%) Ruby
6 3 (4.62%) C
7 2 (3.08%) Python
7 2 (3.08%) Perl
7 2 (3.08%) PHP
7 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.54%) XPath
8 1 (1.54%) Delphi
8 1 (1.54%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.54%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) CCNP
1 2 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (3.08%) JNCIP
1 2 (3.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) Squid
2 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Ansible
1 1 (1.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (9.23%) Apple
2 3 (4.62%) Sun
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle
3 2 (3.08%) Sencha
3 2 (3.08%) Xamarin
3 2 (3.08%) Juniper
3 2 (3.08%) Cisco
3 2 (3.08%) IBM
3 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.08%) VMware
4 1 (1.54%) Google
4 1 (1.54%) Perforce
4 1 (1.54%) Hitachi
4 1 (1.54%) Veritas
4 1 (1.54%) Splunk
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