The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 Edinburgh 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Objective-C
Rank 79 62 57
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -5
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 7 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.55% 0.39% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.54% 1.52% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£488 - £263
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 - £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 - £273
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.53 £22.66 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.05% -35.25%
Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
456 263 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.63% 25.73% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 106 92
Average daily rate £365 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £218 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -29.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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

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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 28 July 2014.

Objective-C Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

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Top 28 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 7 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Cocoa Touch
3 2 (28.57%) Cocoa
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) Android
4 1 (14.29%) iPhone
4 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
4 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (14.29%) iPad
4 1 (14.29%) Refactoring
4 1 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) Xcode
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) IaaS
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 1 (14.29%) Android Development
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Xcode
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) iOS Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Cocoa
1 2 (28.57%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) iPhone
1 1 (14.29%) iPad
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (28.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Refactoring
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Android Development
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA