The first table below looks at the demand for Objective-C skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Objective-C over the 3 months to 17 April 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 England 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Objective-C
Rank 364 286 364
Rank change year-on-year
-78 +78
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 200 261 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.60% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.05% 1.64% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 175 152
Average daily rate £413 £390 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £282 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+196.29% -68.23%
Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19062 15930 19785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.12% 36.89% 35.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12543 9991 11907
Average daily rate £375 £385 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 584 705
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.63 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
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Objective-C
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Objective-C across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Objective-C Jobs Demand Trend in England

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Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Objective-C across the England region.

Objective-C Daily Rate Trend in England

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Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Objective-C across the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Objective-C Daily Rate Histogram in England

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Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Objective-C across the England region.

Objective-C Hourly Rate Trend in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Objective-C within the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -61 150 £425 +6.25% 58
South East -12 26 £295 -25.31% 15
North West -31 7 £350 +19.74% 11
Yorkshire -5 6 £325 -9.09% 9
South West -28 6 £325 - 9
East of England -36 5 £350 -3.44% 9
West Midlands -30 2 £263 -19.23% 5
East Midlands - 1 £250 - 12
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Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 359 (80.13%) Apple iOS
2 308 (68.75%) iOS Development
3 166 (37.05%) Java
4 159 (35.49%) Android
5 158 (35.27%) Mobile App
6 152 (33.93%) Xcode
7 135 (30.13%) HTML
8 132 (29.46%) iPhone
9 113 (25.22%) Cocoa
10 109 (24.33%) iPad
11 108 (24.11%) OO
12 99 (22.10%) JavaScript
13 98 (21.88%) iOS SDK
14 90 (20.09%) Agile Software Development
15 84 (18.75%) TDD
15 84 (18.75%) HTML5
16 81 (18.08%) Apple
17 78 (17.41%) C++
18 77 (17.19%) Web Services
19 73 (16.29%) Android Development
20 72 (16.07%) Scrum
21 71 (15.85%) JSON
22 70 (15.63%) OOP
23 67 (14.96%) CSS
24 64 (14.29%) Git (software)
25 55 (12.28%) RESTful
25 55 (12.28%) Subversion
26 54 (12.05%) C#
27 47 (10.49%) REST
28 45 (10.04%) Continuous Integration

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 18 (4.02%) CMS
2 10 (2.23%) Apache
2 10 (2.23%) Node.js
3 6 (1.34%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.12%) Adobe CQ
5 4 (0.89%) Confluence
5 4 (0.89%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.89%) GlassFish
6 3 (0.67%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.45%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.45%) Kentico
7 2 (0.45%) IIS
8 1 (0.22%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.22%) nginx
8 1 (0.22%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (3.57%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.34%) MS Office
2 6 (1.34%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.22%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.22%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.45%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.13%) GitHub
2 6 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.22%) SaaS
4 1 (0.22%) PaaS
4 1 (0.22%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (8.71%) HTTP
2 14 (3.13%) Internet
3 11 (2.46%) Firewall
4 8 (1.79%) VPN
5 7 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (1.34%) Bluetooth
7 4 (0.89%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.89%) SAN
7 4 (0.89%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.67%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.45%) SSL
9 2 (0.45%) DNS
10 1 (0.22%) VoIP
10 1 (0.22%) FTP
10 1 (0.22%) Wireless
10 1 (0.22%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.90%) MySQL
2 9 (2.01%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.01%) SQLite
3 7 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.67%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.67%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.45%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.22%) Redis
7 1 (0.22%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.22%) Infinispan
7 1 (0.22%) OrientDB
7 1 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.22%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 152 (33.93%) Xcode
2 64 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 55 (12.28%) Subversion
4 31 (6.92%) PhoneGap
5 22 (4.91%) JIRA
6 21 (4.69%) Jenkins
7 20 (4.46%) Mercurial
8 17 (3.79%) Eclipse
9 11 (2.46%) Cucumber
10 9 (2.01%) JUnit
10 9 (2.01%) Maven
11 8 (1.79%) Selenium
11 8 (1.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 6 (1.34%) Ant
12 6 (1.34%) Grunt
13 5 (1.12%) Yeoman
13 5 (1.12%) Hudson
13 5 (1.12%) Calabash
13 5 (1.12%) WebDriver
13 5 (1.12%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 43 (9.60%) Finance
2 33 (7.37%) Banking
3 23 (5.13%) Retail
4 22 (4.91%) Games
5 16 (3.57%) Publishing
6 15 (3.35%) Legal
7 9 (2.01%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.56%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.56%) Advertising
9 6 (1.34%) Marketing
10 2 (0.45%) Local Government
10 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.45%) Back Office
11 1 (0.22%) Electronics
11 1 (0.22%) Automotive
11 1 (0.22%) Law
11 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 353 (78.79%) Developer
2 253 (56.47%) iOS Developer
3 41 (9.15%) Mobile Developer
4 35 (7.81%) Android Developer
5 33 (7.37%) Architect
6 28 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 21 (4.69%) Senior iOS Developer
8 19 (4.24%) iPhone Developer
9 18 (4.02%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 17 (3.79%) Applications Developer
11 13 (2.90%) Software Engineer
12 8 (1.79%) Tester
12 8 (1.79%) Lead Developer
12 8 (1.79%) Security Architect
13 7 (1.56%) Programmer
14 6 (1.34%) Java Developer
14 6 (1.34%) Front-End Developer
14 6 (1.34%) Applications Architect
15 5 (1.12%) PHP Developer
15 5 (1.12%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (30.13%) HTML
2 113 (25.22%) Cocoa
3 98 (21.88%) iOS SDK
4 84 (18.75%) HTML5
5 77 (17.19%) Web Services
6 71 (15.85%) JSON
7 67 (14.96%) CSS
8 55 (12.28%) RESTful
9 47 (10.49%) REST
10 45 (10.04%) XML
11 44 (9.82%) jQuery
12 36 (8.04%) Cocoa Touch
13 30 (6.70%) UIKit
14 29 (6.47%) .NET
15 25 (5.58%) OpenGL
16 24 (5.36%) Ajax
16 24 (5.36%) CSS3
17 21 (4.69%) SOAP
18 16 (3.57%) Android SDK
19 14 (3.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 158 (35.27%) Mobile App
2 132 (29.46%) iPhone
3 109 (24.33%) iPad
4 18 (4.02%) Open Source
5 16 (3.57%) Social Media
6 15 (3.35%) Digital Media
6 15 (3.35%) Graphic Design
7 14 (3.13%) Animation
8 12 (2.68%) Computer Science
8 12 (2.68%) PKI
9 11 (2.46%) N-Tier
9 11 (2.46%) Cryptography
9 11 (2.46%) Social Network
10 9 (2.01%) Visualisation
10 9 (2.01%) Augmented Reality
10 9 (2.01%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.79%) Video on Demand
12 7 (1.56%) Blackberry
13 5 (1.12%) Streaming Video
13 5 (1.12%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 359 (80.13%) Apple iOS
2 159 (35.49%) Android
3 30 (6.70%) Windows
4 26 (5.80%) Linux
5 18 (4.02%) UNIX
6 8 (1.79%) Windows Phone
7 6 (1.34%) AIX
8 5 (1.12%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.89%) Solaris
9 4 (0.89%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.89%) webOS
10 3 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.45%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.22%) BlackBerry OS
12 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.22%) Debian
12 1 (0.22%) Gentoo
12 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (68.75%) iOS Development
2 108 (24.11%) OO
3 90 (20.09%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (18.75%) TDD
5 73 (16.29%) Android Development
6 72 (16.07%) Scrum
7 70 (15.63%) OOP
8 45 (10.04%) Continuous Integration
9 43 (9.60%) MVC
10 38 (8.48%) BDD
11 33 (7.37%) Unit Testing
11 33 (7.37%) Software Engineering
12 28 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
13 26 (5.80%) Multithreading
14 24 (5.36%) SOA
15 22 (4.91%) Memory Management
16 20 (4.46%) OOD
17 17 (3.79%) E-Commerce
17 17 (3.79%) Kanban
18 13 (2.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 166 (37.05%) Java
2 99 (22.10%) JavaScript
3 78 (17.41%) C++
4 54 (12.05%) C#
5 38 (8.48%) C
6 32 (7.14%) Python
7 23 (5.13%) Ruby
8 21 (4.69%) SQL
9 20 (4.46%) PHP
10 15 (3.35%) Perl
11 4 (0.89%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.67%) VB
12 3 (0.67%) PHP5
12 3 (0.67%) XAML
13 2 (0.45%) Groovy
13 2 (0.45%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.45%) RPG IV
13 2 (0.45%) ActionScript
13 2 (0.45%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (4.24%) Degree
2 3 (0.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (0.67%) ISEB
2 3 (0.67%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.22%) GPEN
4 1 (0.22%) OSCP
4 1 (0.22%) CISSP
4 1 (0.22%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.22%) GIAC
4 1 (0.22%) CEH
4 1 (0.22%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.23%) PCI DSS
2 9 (2.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (1.79%) QA
4 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.89%) Squid
2 3 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.67%) Cygwin
3 2 (0.45%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (0.67%) Puppet
1 3 (0.67%) Vagrant
1 3 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.22%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.22%) Nagios
2 1 (0.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 81 (18.08%) Apple
2 20 (4.46%) Google
3 16 (3.57%) Facebook
4 15 (3.35%) IBM
5 14 (3.13%) Microsoft
5 14 (3.13%) Twitter
6 13 (2.90%) Sencha
7 9 (2.01%) Xamarin
8 6 (1.34%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.89%) VMware
9 4 (0.89%) Orchard
9 4 (0.89%) Adobe
9 4 (0.89%) Sun
9 4 (0.89%) Veritas
9 4 (0.89%) Juniper
9 4 (0.89%) Cisco
10 3 (0.67%) Hitachi
10 3 (0.67%) Brocade
10 3 (0.67%) Zend
11 2 (0.45%) EPiServer
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