The table below looks at the statistics for Objective-C skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Objective-C over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Objective-C
England / East of England
Rank 110 111 125
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 14 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.66% 0.41% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.72% 1.25% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 2
Median daily rate £275 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 - -

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 of England region.

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
814 802 926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.14% 33.21% 35.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 464 521
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 70 69
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.25 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.77% +6.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £35.00 £32.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.68 £44.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

Objective-C
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 East of England

Objective-C
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Objective-C Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Objective-C
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Objective-C across the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Objective-C Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Objective-C
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Objective-C across the East of England region.

Objective-C Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Objective-C
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Objective-C across the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Objective-C Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Objective-C
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Objective-C within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +1 7 £270 -33.53%
Hertfordshire - 4 £275 - 1
Bedfordshire +3 3 £450 +38.46%
Objective-C
England

Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 29 (93.55%) Apple iOS
1 29 (93.55%) iOS Development
2 25 (80.65%) Apple Swift
3 18 (58.06%) Core Animation
4 15 (48.39%) RESTful
4 15 (48.39%) iOS SDK
5 13 (41.94%) TDD
5 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
6 12 (38.71%) XML
6 12 (38.71%) Pair Programming
7 11 (35.48%) Cocoa
7 11 (35.48%) MVC
7 11 (35.48%) Mobile App
8 10 (32.26%) HTML
8 10 (32.26%) Xcode
8 10 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (29.03%) C++
10 8 (25.81%) Core Data
10 8 (25.81%) GitHub
10 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
10 8 (25.81%) JUnit
10 8 (25.81%) OOA/OOD
10 8 (25.81%) OOD
10 8 (25.81%) iPhone
10 8 (25.81%) iPhone SDK
10 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (25.81%) Animation
10 8 (25.81%) JSON
11 7 (22.58%) Automotive
12 6 (19.35%) Scrum

Objective-C
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) GitHub
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) Office 365
2 2 (6.45%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) VoIP
1 4 (12.90%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Xcode
2 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
2 8 (25.81%) JUnit
3 4 (12.90%) Subversion
4 3 (9.68%) JIRA
General
1 7 (22.58%) Automotive
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (100.00%) Developer
2 29 (93.55%) iOS Developer
3 9 (29.03%) Objective-C Developer
4 7 (22.58%) Applications Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Software Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Android Developer
6 4 (12.90%) C# Developer
6 4 (12.90%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (12.90%) iOS Android Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Agile Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Java Android Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Java Software Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) iOS Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (58.06%) Core Animation
2 15 (48.39%) iOS SDK
2 15 (48.39%) RESTful
3 12 (38.71%) XML
4 11 (35.48%) Cocoa
5 10 (32.26%) HTML
6 8 (25.81%) Core Data
6 8 (25.81%) iPhone SDK
6 8 (25.81%) JSON
7 4 (12.90%) Android SDK
8 3 (9.68%) Web Services
9 2 (6.45%) COM
9 2 (6.45%) CSS
10 1 (3.23%) .NET
10 1 (3.23%) CSS3
10 1 (3.23%) HTML5
10 1 (3.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Mobile App
2 8 (25.81%) Animation
2 8 (25.81%) iPhone
3 2 (6.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 29 (93.55%) Apple iOS
2 6 (19.35%) Android
3 3 (9.68%) Mac OS X
4 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (93.55%) iOS Development
2 13 (41.94%) TDD
3 12 (38.71%) Pair Programming
4 11 (35.48%) MVC
5 10 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (25.81%) OOA/OOD
6 8 (25.81%) OOD
7 6 (19.35%) Android Development
7 6 (19.35%) Scrum
8 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
9 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (12.90%) Wireframes
10 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (6.45%) Case Management
10 2 (6.45%) CRM
10 2 (6.45%) Data Management
10 2 (6.45%) Document Management
10 2 (6.45%) OOP
11 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (80.65%) Apple Swift
2 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
3 9 (29.03%) C++
4 6 (19.35%) Java
5 4 (12.90%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Apple
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Infor
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (6.45%) SAP