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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Objective-C
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 66 78 82
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 3 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.37% 0.98% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.84% 3.13% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Median daily rate £500 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.02 - -

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
356 447 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 43.41% 31.35% 38.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 260 284
Median daily rate £375 £380 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 3
Median hourly rate £52.00 £31.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.77% -33.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +13.71%

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 19 January 2017, 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
1 14 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (78.57%) Unit Testing
4 9 (64.29%) Apple Swift
4 9 (64.29%) Core Data
5 5 (35.71%) Apple
5 5 (35.71%) REST
6 4 (28.57%) Cocoa
6 4 (28.57%) OO
6 4 (28.57%) User Experience
7 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
7 3 (21.43%) .NET
7 3 (21.43%) C
7 3 (21.43%) C#
7 3 (21.43%) Time Management
8 2 (14.29%) iPhone
8 2 (14.29%) RESTful
8 2 (14.29%) Confluence
8 2 (14.29%) HTML5
8 2 (14.29%) iPad
8 2 (14.29%) BDD
8 2 (14.29%) iOS SDK
8 2 (14.29%) Xcode
8 2 (14.29%) Publishing
8 2 (14.29%) CMS
8 2 (14.29%) Scrum
8 2 (14.29%) HTML
8 2 (14.29%) JavaScript

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) CMS
1 2 (14.29%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Bitbucket
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
1 2 (14.29%) Xcode
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
1 2 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
1 14 (100.00%) iOS Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) Core Data
2 5 (35.71%) REST
3 4 (28.57%) Cocoa
4 3 (21.43%) .NET
5 2 (14.29%) Cocoa Touch
5 2 (14.29%) HTML
5 2 (14.29%) HTML5
5 2 (14.29%) iOS SDK
5 2 (14.29%) jQuery
5 2 (14.29%) JSON
5 2 (14.29%) RESTful
5 2 (14.29%) SOAP
5 2 (14.29%) UIKit
5 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) User Experience
2 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 2 (14.29%) iPad
3 2 (14.29%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (78.57%) Unit Testing
4 4 (28.57%) OO
5 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Time Management
6 2 (14.29%) BDD
6 2 (14.29%) Content Management
6 2 (14.29%) Mobile Development
6 2 (14.29%) OOD
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) TDD
7 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Apple Swift
2 3 (21.43%) C
2 3 (21.43%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Apple