The first table below looks at the demand for Objective-C skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Objective-C over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the East of England region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Objective-C
Rank 143 107 132
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +25
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 5 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.16% 0.44% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.42% 1.15% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate £350 £363 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +14.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £353 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £373 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+196.29% -68.23%
Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1194 873 1338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 37.94% 38.65% 42.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 480 667
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 74 128
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.40 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +3.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.39 £25.50 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
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Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Objective-C Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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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

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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 17 April 2014.

Objective-C Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

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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

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Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -18 3 £400 +10.34% 5
Norfolk - 1 £350 - 1
Hertfordshire - - - - 3
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 5 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Xcode
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Android
3 2 (40.00%) iPhone
3 2 (40.00%) Android Development
4 1 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (20.00%) Mercurial
4 1 (20.00%) iPad
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) JSON
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) OOD
4 1 (20.00%) Apple
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Commerce

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Xcode
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) iOS Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) Cocoa
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) RESTful
1 1 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) iPhone
2 1 (20.00%) iPad
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Android Development
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) OOD
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Apple
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