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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Objective-C
Rank 152 171 149
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -22
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 38 38 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.70% 0.59% 0.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.65% 1.39% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 33 37
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £520 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +7.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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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
2303 2731 2562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.13% 42.44% 41.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1844 2094 2002
Average daily rate £460 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 20
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.34 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.12% -36.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.10 £16.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £92.00 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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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 21 April 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 21 April 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 58 (85.29%) Apple iOS
2 49 (72.06%) iOS Development
3 37 (54.41%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (39.71%) JSON
5 24 (35.29%) Xcode
6 22 (32.35%) Cocoa
7 21 (30.88%) HTML
7 21 (30.88%) JavaScript
8 19 (27.94%) XML
8 19 (27.94%) Mobile App
9 18 (26.47%) iPhone
9 18 (26.47%) Apple Swift
10 17 (25.00%) Android
10 17 (25.00%) REST
11 16 (23.53%) Web Services
11 16 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (22.06%) TDD
12 15 (22.06%) Java
12 15 (22.06%) Cocoa Touch
13 14 (20.59%) HTML5
13 14 (20.59%) iPad
13 14 (20.59%) User Experience
13 14 (20.59%) CSS
13 14 (20.59%) OO
14 13 (19.12%) Unit Testing
15 12 (17.65%) Scrum
15 12 (17.65%) Git (software)
16 11 (16.18%) iOS SDK
16 11 (16.18%) Mobile Development
16 11 (16.18%) HTTP

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 2 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (2.94%) Apache
1 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
1 2 (2.94%) GlassFish
1 2 (2.94%) nginx
1 2 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.47%) Confluence
2 1 (1.47%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (1.47%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.47%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.18%) HTTP
2 6 (8.82%) Internet
3 5 (7.35%) VPN
4 2 (2.94%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.94%) MPLS
4 2 (2.94%) BGP
4 2 (2.94%) Firewall
4 2 (2.94%) IPsec
4 2 (2.94%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (1.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) MySQL
2 3 (4.41%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.41%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.94%) SQLite
3 2 (2.94%) Redis
3 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.47%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 24 (35.29%) Xcode
2 12 (17.65%) Git (software)
3 8 (11.76%) Jenkins
4 6 (8.82%) Eclipse
5 5 (7.35%) Android Studio
5 5 (7.35%) Hudson
5 5 (7.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 4 (5.88%) CocoaPods
7 3 (4.41%) Mercurial
7 3 (4.41%) Subversion
8 1 (1.47%) Maven
8 1 (1.47%) JIRA
General
1 6 (8.82%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Marketing
3 3 (4.41%) Retail
4 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.47%) Law
4 1 (1.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (88.24%) Developer
2 43 (63.24%) iOS Developer
3 12 (17.65%) Senior Developer
4 11 (16.18%) Senior iOS Developer
5 6 (8.82%) Android Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Mobile Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Junior
8 3 (4.41%) Junior Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Mac Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Ruby Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Applications Support Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Support Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Applications Support
9 2 (2.94%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Network Engineer
10 1 (1.47%) Programmer
10 1 (1.47%) Analyst
10 1 (1.47%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (39.71%) JSON
2 22 (32.35%) Cocoa
3 21 (30.88%) HTML
4 19 (27.94%) XML
5 17 (25.00%) REST
6 16 (23.53%) Web Services
7 15 (22.06%) Cocoa Touch
8 14 (20.59%) HTML5
8 14 (20.59%) CSS
9 11 (16.18%) SOAP
9 11 (16.18%) iOS SDK
10 9 (13.24%) RESTful
11 7 (10.29%) Android SDK
12 4 (5.88%) CSS3
13 3 (4.41%) jQuery
14 2 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
14 2 (2.94%) ActiveMQ
14 2 (2.94%) .NET
14 2 (2.94%) Middleware
15 1 (1.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.94%) Mobile App
2 18 (26.47%) iPhone
3 14 (20.59%) iPad
3 14 (20.59%) User Experience
4 7 (10.29%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.88%) Streaming Media
6 3 (4.41%) Streaming Video
6 3 (4.41%) Open Source
6 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.41%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.94%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.94%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.94%) Interactive TV
7 2 (2.94%) PKI
7 2 (2.94%) Social Media
7 2 (2.94%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (1.47%) Animation
8 1 (1.47%) Video on Demand
8 1 (1.47%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 58 (85.29%) Apple iOS
2 17 (25.00%) Android
3 4 (5.88%) UNIX
3 4 (5.88%) Linux
3 4 (5.88%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (72.06%) iOS Development
2 37 (54.41%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (22.06%) TDD
5 14 (20.59%) OO
6 13 (19.12%) Unit Testing
7 12 (17.65%) Scrum
8 11 (16.18%) E-Commerce
8 11 (16.18%) Mobile Development
9 10 (14.71%) Android Development
9 10 (14.71%) OOP
10 6 (8.82%) Software Engineering
10 6 (8.82%) Mobile Application Development
11 5 (7.35%) BDD
12 4 (5.88%) MVC
13 3 (4.41%) Web Design
13 3 (4.41%) Kanban
13 3 (4.41%) Test Automation
14 2 (2.94%) Domain-Driven Design
14 2 (2.94%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.88%) JavaScript
2 18 (26.47%) Apple Swift
3 15 (22.06%) Java
4 8 (11.76%) C++
5 5 (7.35%) C#
6 4 (5.88%) SQL
7 3 (4.41%) C
8 2 (2.94%) Python
8 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.94%) Ruby
8 2 (2.94%) Perl
9 1 (1.47%) XPath
9 1 (1.47%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) CCNP
2 2 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.94%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Squid
1 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Puppet
1 2 (2.94%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (10.29%) Apple
2 4 (5.88%) Appcelerator
3 3 (4.41%) Google
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle
4 2 (2.94%) Cisco
4 2 (2.94%) IBM
4 2 (2.94%) VMware
4 2 (2.94%) Sun
4 2 (2.94%) Juniper
4 2 (2.94%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.47%) Coverity
5 1 (1.47%) Adobe
5 1 (1.47%) SAP
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