The table below looks at the statistics for Objective-C skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Objective-C over the 3 months to 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Objective-C
Rank 88 93 90
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 9 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.56% 0.45% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.80% 1.14% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Average daily rate
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£319 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £337 £305
% change year-on-year
+5.49% +10.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £45.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-56.66% +24.13%
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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 East Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
501 614 501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 31.31% 39.28% 31.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 310 213
Average daily rate £325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £424 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 28 60
Average hourly rate £37.50 £28.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Objective-C across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Objective-C Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Objective-C across the East Midlands region.

Objective-C Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Objective-C within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +5 4 £313 -
Nottinghamshire +5 4 £375 +25.00%
Leicestershire - 1 - - 1
Lincolnshire - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 7 (77.78%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Apple iOS
3 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
3 4 (44.44%) Calabash
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) MySQL
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 3 (33.33%) Android
4 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (33.33%) Android SDK
4 3 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 3 (33.33%) HTML5
4 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 3 (33.33%) iOS SDK
4 3 (33.33%) RESTful
5 2 (22.22%) nginx
5 2 (22.22%) CSS3
5 2 (22.22%) Laravel
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Phone
5 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (22.22%) Android Development
5 2 (22.22%) iOS Development
5 2 (22.22%) Zend

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Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (22.22%) nginx
1 2 (22.22%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
1 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
1 4 (44.44%) Calabash
2 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (22.22%) Subversion
3 2 (22.22%) JIRA
3 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
4 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) iOS Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Android Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
1 3 (33.33%) jQuery
1 3 (33.33%) Android SDK
1 3 (33.33%) HTML5
1 3 (33.33%) iOS SDK
1 3 (33.33%) RESTful
2 2 (22.22%) CSS3
2 2 (22.22%) Laravel
2 2 (22.22%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (11.11%) Cocoa
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (11.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (11.11%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (11.11%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Animation
2 1 (11.11%) iPhone
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) iPad
2 1 (11.11%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Apple iOS
2 3 (33.33%) Android
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Phone
3 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (22.22%) Android Development
4 2 (22.22%) iOS Development
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Zend
2 1 (11.11%) Apple