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 24 May 2016 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Objective-C
Rank 140 152 171
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +19
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 19 41 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.57% 0.76% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.20% 1.82% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 29 38
Median daily rate £488 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.79% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £290 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-32.94% -
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London

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
1578 2253 2538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 47.72% 41.61% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1346 1823 1997
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 10
Median hourly rate £22.50 £23.29 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.39% -15.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.76 £19.72 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £47.70 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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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

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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 24 May 2016.

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 24 May 2016, 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 26 (89.66%) Apple iOS
2 21 (72.41%) iOS Development
3 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (58.62%) Apple Swift
5 11 (37.93%) TDD
5 11 (37.93%) Java
5 11 (37.93%) Git (software)
6 9 (31.03%) Mobile App
6 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
7 8 (27.59%) JSON
8 7 (24.14%) Android
8 7 (24.14%) SOAP
9 6 (20.69%) Web Services
9 6 (20.69%) Apple
9 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
9 6 (20.69%) REST
10 5 (17.24%) Mobile Application Development
10 5 (17.24%) Cocoa
10 5 (17.24%) Xcode
10 5 (17.24%) XML
10 5 (17.24%) Android Development
11 4 (13.79%) HTML
11 4 (13.79%) SQL
11 4 (13.79%) Data Modelling
11 4 (13.79%) Subversion
11 4 (13.79%) Degree
11 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
11 4 (13.79%) User Experience
11 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
11 4 (13.79%) iOS SDK

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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 2 (6.90%) Node.js
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.45%) GitHub
4 1 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.45%) Network Security
2 1 (3.45%) RIP
2 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (10.34%) MongoDB
1 3 (10.34%) MySQL
1 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.90%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (6.90%) Big Data
2 2 (6.90%) CouchDB
2 2 (6.90%) SQLite
3 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.45%) Redis
3 1 (3.45%) Riak
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Git (software)
2 5 (17.24%) Xcode
3 4 (13.79%) Subversion
4 1 (3.45%) Android Studio
4 1 (3.45%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (3.45%) CocoaPods
4 1 (3.45%) Gradle
4 1 (3.45%) gulp
4 1 (3.45%) JIRA
4 1 (3.45%) Maven
4 1 (3.45%) Mocha
4 1 (3.45%) Sinon.JS
General
1 1 (3.45%) Games
1 1 (3.45%) Legal
1 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (96.55%) Developer
2 20 (68.97%) iOS Developer
3 10 (34.48%) Objective-C Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Android Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior iOS Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Angular Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (6.90%) Graphics Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.45%) C++ Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Junior
7 1 (3.45%) Junior C++ Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Junior Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Junior iOS Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Node.js Developer
7 1 (3.45%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) JSON
2 7 (24.14%) SOAP
3 6 (20.69%) REST
3 6 (20.69%) Web Services
4 5 (17.24%) Cocoa
4 5 (17.24%) XML
5 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
5 4 (13.79%) HTML
5 4 (13.79%) HTML5
5 4 (13.79%) iOS SDK
5 4 (13.79%) RESTful
6 3 (10.34%) Backbone.js
6 3 (10.34%) Cocoa Touch
6 3 (10.34%) CSS
6 3 (10.34%) jQuery
7 2 (6.90%) Core Animation
7 2 (6.90%) CSS3
7 2 (6.90%) OAuth2
7 2 (6.90%) Protocol Buffers
7 2 (6.90%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Mobile App
2 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
3 4 (13.79%) User Experience
4 3 (10.34%) Animation
4 3 (10.34%) NHS
5 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.90%) Apple TV
5 2 (6.90%) Graphic Design
5 2 (6.90%) iPad
5 2 (6.90%) Smartphone
6 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
6 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.45%) Fintech
6 1 (3.45%) Social Media
6 1 (3.45%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 26 (89.66%) Apple iOS
2 7 (24.14%) Android
3 2 (6.90%) Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Mac OS
4 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) iOS Development
2 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (37.93%) TDD
4 5 (17.24%) Android Development
4 5 (17.24%) Mobile Application Development
5 4 (13.79%) Data Modelling
5 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
6 3 (10.34%) BDD
6 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
6 3 (10.34%) Mobile Development
6 3 (10.34%) OO
6 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
6 3 (10.34%) Web Development
7 2 (6.90%) Front End Development
7 2 (6.90%) Progressive Enhancement
7 2 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (6.90%) SDLC
7 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) Apple Swift
2 11 (37.93%) Java
3 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.79%) SQL
5 3 (10.34%) Clojure
5 3 (10.34%) PHP
6 1 (3.45%) C++
6 1 (3.45%) R
6 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Apple
2 1 (3.45%) Appcelerator
2 1 (3.45%) Google
2 1 (3.45%) Zend
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