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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Objective-C
Rank 74 73 66
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 10 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.69% 0.17% 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.91% 0.48% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£463 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.18% -21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £28.13
% change year-on-year
- +60.00%
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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 Edinburgh region.

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
523 415 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 36.07% 34.55% 25.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 217 122
Average daily rate £375 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £214 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £35.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.85% -5.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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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

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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

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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 21 November 2014.

Objective-C Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 17 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (52.94%) Finance
3 9 (52.94%) Android
4 7 (41.18%) Mobile App
5 6 (35.29%) Android Development
5 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
5 6 (35.29%) Mercurial
6 5 (29.41%) iPhone
7 4 (23.53%) Web Development
7 4 (23.53%) Cocoa
7 4 (23.53%) Java
7 4 (23.53%) OO
7 4 (23.53%) Android SDK
7 4 (23.53%) Cocoa Touch
7 4 (23.53%) iOS SDK
8 3 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
9 2 (11.76%) Xcode
9 2 (11.76%) C++
9 2 (11.76%) Refactoring
9 2 (11.76%) QA
9 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (11.76%) TDD
9 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (11.76%) IaaS
9 2 (11.76%) iPad
10 1 (5.88%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 1 (5.88%) Open Source

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
1 6 (35.29%) Mercurial
2 2 (11.76%) Xcode
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Games
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (64.71%) iOS Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Mobile Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Applications Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Cocoa
1 4 (23.53%) iOS SDK
1 4 (23.53%) Cocoa Touch
1 4 (23.53%) Android SDK
2 1 (5.88%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (5.88%) WinForms
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Mobile App
2 5 (29.41%) iPhone
3 2 (11.76%) iPad
4 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 9 (52.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Android Development
4 4 (23.53%) OO
4 4 (23.53%) Web Development
5 3 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Refactoring
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.76%) TDD
7 1 (5.88%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) C++
2 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Apple