The table below looks at the statistics for Objective-C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Objective-C over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Objective-C
Rank 79 80 67
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 14 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.98% 0.30% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.07% 0.86% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Average daily rate £469 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Objective-C
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
456 466 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.00% 34.62% 30.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 278 178
Average daily rate £383 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £40.25 £47.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.26% +251.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £39.90 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

Objective-C
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Objective-C Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Objective-C
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Objective-C Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Objective-C
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Objective-C across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Objective-C Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 24 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 23 (95.83%) iOS Development
3 16 (66.67%) Apple Swift
4 10 (41.67%) Unit Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Finance
6 6 (25.00%) User Experience
7 5 (20.83%) iPad
7 5 (20.83%) iPhone
8 4 (16.67%) RESTful
8 4 (16.67%) Multithreading
8 4 (16.67%) Mobile App
8 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (16.67%) Mobile Development
9 3 (12.50%) REST
9 3 (12.50%) Xcode
9 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (12.50%) Retail
9 3 (12.50%) C#
10 2 (8.33%) Java
10 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
10 2 (8.33%) .NET
10 2 (8.33%) C
10 2 (8.33%) Apple
10 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
10 2 (8.33%) Selenium
10 2 (8.33%) iOS SDK
10 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
10 2 (8.33%) Apache Cordova
10 2 (8.33%) Functional Testing
10 2 (8.33%) Appium

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (12.50%) Xcode
2 2 (8.33%) Appium
2 2 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (95.83%) Developer
2 22 (91.67%) iOS Developer
3 2 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Objective-C Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Senior iOS Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Java Mobile Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) RESTful
2 3 (12.50%) REST
3 2 (8.33%) .NET
3 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (8.33%) Apache Cordova
3 2 (8.33%) iOS SDK
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Flex
4 1 (4.17%) Cocoa
4 1 (4.17%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (4.17%) Core Animation
4 1 (4.17%) Flash
4 1 (4.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) User Experience
2 5 (20.83%) iPad
2 5 (20.83%) iPhone
3 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.17%) Animation
4 1 (4.17%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.17%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) iOS Development
2 10 (41.67%) Unit Testing
3 4 (16.67%) Mobile Development
3 4 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.33%) Functional Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.17%) Android Development
6 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.17%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (4.17%) OO
6 1 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) Apple Swift
2 3 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) C
3 2 (8.33%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) ActionScript
4 1 (4.17%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (4.17%) C++
4 1 (4.17%) Python
4 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Apple