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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Objective-C
Rank 70 88 73
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -15
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 9 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.87% 0.23% 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.34% 0.89% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.00 £26.53
% change year-on-year
- +16.87%
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
384 447 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.17% 26.14% 33.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 264 252
Median daily rate £363 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Median hourly rate £47.25 £25.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.12% -27.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

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
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 25 September 2016.

Objective-C Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 13 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 13 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Apple Swift
5 5 (38.46%) Mobile Development
5 5 (38.46%) iPad
5 5 (38.46%) Core Data
5 5 (38.46%) iPhone
5 5 (38.46%) OO
6 4 (30.77%) C#
6 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
7 3 (23.08%) Android Development
7 3 (23.08%) iTunes
7 3 (23.08%) User Experience
7 3 (23.08%) Data Structures
7 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
7 3 (23.08%) C++
7 3 (23.08%) Java
7 3 (23.08%) Python
7 3 (23.08%) GIS
7 3 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (23.08%) Android
7 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
7 3 (23.08%) Xcode
7 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
7 3 (23.08%) Ruby
7 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
7 3 (23.08%) Applied Mathematics
7 3 (23.08%) Physics

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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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (23.08%) iTunes
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) GIS
1 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Xcode
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
1 2 (15.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (76.92%) iOS Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Digital Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Core Data
2 2 (15.38%) Cocoa
2 2 (15.38%) RESTful
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) iPad
1 5 (38.46%) iPhone
2 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
3 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
3 3 (23.08%) Applied Mathematics
3 3 (23.08%) Data Structures
3 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
3 3 (23.08%) Physics
3 3 (23.08%) User Experience
4 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (23.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Mobile Development
4 5 (38.46%) OO
5 3 (23.08%) Android Development
5 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 2 (15.38%) BDD
6 2 (15.38%) Content Management
6 2 (15.38%) OOD
6 2 (15.38%) Scrum
6 2 (15.38%) TDD
7 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
7 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Apple Swift
2 4 (30.77%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) C++
3 3 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) Ruby
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Apple