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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Objective-C over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Objective-C
Rank 92 86 83
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.29% 0.070% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.94% 0.24% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £420 £525 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -8.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-32.94% -
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
425 409 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 31.27% 28.52% 36.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 229 312
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 9
Median hourly rate £42.50 £48.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +95.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

Objective-C
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 14 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 13 (92.86%) iOS Development
3 10 (71.43%) Apple Swift
4 7 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
5 4 (28.57%) Mobile Development
6 3 (21.43%) Android Development
6 3 (21.43%) Data Structures
6 3 (21.43%) Algorithms
6 3 (21.43%) iTunes
6 3 (21.43%) iPad
6 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
6 3 (21.43%) Applied Mathematics
6 3 (21.43%) Physics
6 3 (21.43%) Android
6 3 (21.43%) iPhone
6 3 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (21.43%) Hadoop
6 3 (21.43%) OO
6 3 (21.43%) Python
6 3 (21.43%) C#
6 3 (21.43%) C++
6 3 (21.43%) Java
6 3 (21.43%) GIS
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 3 (21.43%) Ruby
7 2 (14.29%) Retail
7 2 (14.29%) User Experience

Objective-C
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (21.43%) iTunes
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) GIS
1 3 (21.43%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Xcode
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (71.43%) iOS Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Objective-C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Cordova
1 1 (7.14%) Cocoa
1 1 (7.14%) Cocoa Touch
1 1 (7.14%) Core Animation
1 1 (7.14%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 3 (21.43%) Algorithms
2 3 (21.43%) Applied Mathematics
2 3 (21.43%) Data Structures
2 3 (21.43%) iPad
2 3 (21.43%) iPhone
2 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
2 3 (21.43%) Physics
3 2 (14.29%) User Experience
4 1 (7.14%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (21.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) iOS Development
2 7 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Mobile Development
4 3 (21.43%) Android Development
4 3 (21.43%) OO
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Apple Swift
2 3 (21.43%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) C++
2 3 (21.43%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) Python
2 3 (21.43%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) PHP