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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Objective-C
Rank 154 148 181
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +33
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 45 69 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.76% 0.95% 0.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.80% 2.14% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 50 36
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% +7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £275 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £300 £311
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.53 £30.08 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-11.81% -17.02%
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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
2506 3227 3087
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.48% 44.52% 39.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1922 2491 2376
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 17
Average hourly rate £44.50 £51.30 £41.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.25% +24.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £17.90 £16.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £93.12 £59.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014, 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 85 (89.47%) Apple iOS
2 80 (84.21%) iOS Development
3 40 (42.11%) Xcode
4 38 (40.00%) Cocoa
4 38 (40.00%) OO
5 37 (38.95%) JSON
6 35 (36.84%) iPhone
7 32 (33.68%) iOS SDK
7 32 (33.68%) Android
7 32 (33.68%) Mobile App
8 30 (31.58%) XML
9 29 (30.53%) Web Services
9 29 (30.53%) HTML
9 29 (30.53%) JavaScript
10 28 (29.47%) Java
11 23 (24.21%) iPad
12 21 (22.11%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (22.11%) TDD
13 20 (21.05%) Scrum
13 20 (21.05%) HTML5
14 19 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
15 16 (16.84%) BDD
16 15 (15.79%) Computer Science
16 15 (15.79%) C++
17 13 (13.68%) RESTful
17 13 (13.68%) Android Development
18 12 (12.63%) CSS
18 12 (12.63%) Apple
18 12 (12.63%) Software Engineering

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (4.21%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (1.05%) GlassFish
2 1 (1.05%) CMS
2 1 (1.05%) Apache
2 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.05%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Doxygen
1 1 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.05%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.42%) HTTP
2 6 (6.32%) HTTPS
3 4 (4.21%) Bluetooth
4 3 (3.16%) VoIP
4 3 (3.16%) VPN
4 3 (3.16%) SSL
5 1 (1.05%) Internet
5 1 (1.05%) SAN
5 1 (1.05%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.16%) SQLite
1 3 (3.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 40 (42.11%) Xcode
2 12 (12.63%) Subversion
3 11 (11.58%) Git (software)
4 7 (7.37%) JUnit
4 7 (7.37%) Calabash
4 7 (7.37%) Cucumber
5 5 (5.26%) Mercurial
6 3 (3.16%) Selenium
6 3 (3.16%) Eclipse
6 3 (3.16%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.11%) Introscope
7 2 (2.11%) JIRA
8 1 (1.05%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.05%) JMeter
8 1 (1.05%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (1.05%) Cobertura
8 1 (1.05%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.05%) CodeNarc
8 1 (1.05%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 7 (7.37%) Legal
2 5 (5.26%) Banking
3 4 (4.21%) Publishing
4 3 (3.16%) Games
4 3 (3.16%) Finance
4 3 (3.16%) Back Office
4 3 (3.16%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.11%) Marketing
6 1 (1.05%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 82 (86.32%) Developer
2 73 (76.84%) iOS Developer
3 10 (10.53%) Senior Developer
4 9 (9.47%) Senior iOS Developer
5 6 (6.32%) Mobile Developer
6 5 (5.26%) Lead Developer
7 4 (4.21%) Android Developer
8 3 (3.16%) Junior Developer
8 3 (3.16%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.16%) Tester
8 3 (3.16%) Junior
8 3 (3.16%) Automation Tester
8 3 (3.16%) Junior iOS Developer
9 2 (2.11%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.11%) Consultant
9 2 (2.11%) Test Engineer
9 2 (2.11%) Java Consultant
9 2 (2.11%) iPhone Developer
10 1 (1.05%) ScrumMaster
10 1 (1.05%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (40.00%) Cocoa
2 37 (38.95%) JSON
3 32 (33.68%) iOS SDK
4 30 (31.58%) XML
5 29 (30.53%) Web Services
5 29 (30.53%) HTML
6 20 (21.05%) HTML5
7 19 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
8 13 (13.68%) RESTful
9 12 (12.63%) CSS
10 11 (11.58%) jQuery
11 9 (9.47%) Ajax
12 7 (7.37%) REST
13 6 (6.32%) Spring
14 5 (5.26%) Android SDK
15 4 (4.21%) CSS3
15 4 (4.21%) SOAP
15 4 (4.21%) Hibernate
16 3 (3.16%) PhoneGap
16 3 (3.16%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 35 (36.84%) iPhone
2 32 (33.68%) Mobile App
3 23 (24.21%) iPad
4 15 (15.79%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.26%) Social Media
6 4 (4.21%) Augmented Reality
6 4 (4.21%) Arduino
6 4 (4.21%) Blackberry
7 3 (3.16%) Animation
7 3 (3.16%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.11%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (2.11%) DTV
8 2 (2.11%) Cryptography
8 2 (2.11%) Streaming Video
9 1 (1.05%) PKI
9 1 (1.05%) Online Banking
9 1 (1.05%) N-Tier
9 1 (1.05%) Video on Demand
9 1 (1.05%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 85 (89.47%) Apple iOS
2 32 (33.68%) Android
3 6 (6.32%) Windows
4 3 (3.16%) UNIX
4 3 (3.16%) Windows Phone
5 2 (2.11%) Windows Phone 8
5 2 (2.11%) Linux
6 1 (1.05%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (84.21%) iOS Development
2 38 (40.00%) OO
3 21 (22.11%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (22.11%) TDD
4 20 (21.05%) Scrum
5 16 (16.84%) BDD
6 13 (13.68%) Android Development
7 12 (12.63%) Software Engineering
8 11 (11.58%) OOD
8 11 (11.58%) OOP
9 10 (10.53%) Test Automation
10 9 (9.47%) MVC
11 8 (8.42%) Project Management
11 8 (8.42%) Test Scripting
12 6 (6.32%) E-Commerce
12 6 (6.32%) Unit Testing
12 6 (6.32%) Multithreading
13 5 (5.26%) Kanban
13 5 (5.26%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 29 (30.53%) JavaScript
2 28 (29.47%) Java
3 15 (15.79%) C++
4 11 (11.58%) Ruby
5 10 (10.53%) SQL
6 9 (9.47%) C#
7 7 (7.37%) Groovy
8 6 (6.32%) PHP
9 5 (5.26%) C
10 4 (4.21%) Python
10 4 (4.21%) PowerHouse
11 3 (3.16%) ActionScript
12 1 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (9.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.37%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Squid
1 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (12.63%) Apple
2 2 (2.11%) Splunk
2 2 (2.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.11%) Perforce
2 2 (2.11%) Google
3 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.05%) Adobe
3 1 (1.05%) Sun
3 1 (1.05%) Citrix
3 1 (1.05%) Hitachi
3 1 (1.05%) Veritas
3 1 (1.05%) Sencha
3 1 (1.05%) Facebook
3 1 (1.05%) Twitter
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