The table below looks at the statistics for Objective-C skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Objective-C over the 3 months to 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Objective-C
UK / England
Rank 369 445 384
Rank change year-on-year
+76 -61
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 206 168 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.35% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.22% 0.91% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 123 136
Median daily rate £425 £375 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Median hourly rate £51.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
16924 18444 18067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.88% 38.56% 37.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11743 12640 11974
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 457 391
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +14.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £19.00 £19.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

Objective-C
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 England

Objective-C
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

Objective-C
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 1 March 2017.

Objective-C Daily Rate Histogram in England

Objective-C
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

Objective-C
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Objective-C across the England region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017.

Objective-C Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Objective-C
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Objective-C within the England region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +29 118 £450 +5.88% 52
South East +9 23 £400 +14.28% 8
North West +35 21 £425 +17.24% 11
Yorkshire +34 16 £423 +5.62% 3
East of England 0 14 £275 -21.42% 11
East Midlands +7 5 £325 +18.18% 3
South West -1 4 £456 +8.95% 7
West Midlands +4 3 £350 +27.27% 7
North East - 1 - - 1
Objective-C
UK

Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 March 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 England region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 359 (85.48%) Apple iOS
2 314 (74.76%) iOS Development
3 300 (71.43%) Apple Swift
4 205 (48.81%) Agile Software Development
5 146 (34.76%) Android
6 132 (31.43%) TDD
7 114 (27.14%) Mobile App
8 106 (25.24%) Mobile Development
9 102 (24.29%) Cocoa
10 98 (23.33%) Java
11 96 (22.86%) Scrum
12 95 (22.62%) RESTful
13 86 (20.48%) Xcode
14 85 (20.24%) Git (software)
15 83 (19.76%) Android Development
16 80 (19.05%) User Experience
17 78 (18.57%) JavaScript
18 72 (17.14%) Web Services
18 72 (17.14%) Apple
18 72 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
18 72 (17.14%) Core Data
19 63 (15.00%) iPhone
20 62 (14.76%) HTML
21 60 (14.29%) Unit Testing
22 58 (13.81%) JSON
23 57 (13.57%) REST
24 56 (13.33%) Cocoa Touch
24 56 (13.33%) C++
25 55 (13.10%) C#
26 54 (12.86%) E-Commerce

Objective-C
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 20 (4.76%) Confluence
2 3 (0.71%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.71%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.48%) Apache Pig
3 2 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.48%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.48%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.24%) Apache
4 1 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.24%) Documentum
4 1 (0.24%) JBoss
4 1 (0.24%) nginx
4 1 (0.24%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (0.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.24%) InDesign
2 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.00%) GitHub
2 20 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (3.57%) TestFlight
4 13 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.43%) Google Play
6 4 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.71%) Heroku
8 2 (0.48%) iTunes
8 2 (0.48%) Office 365
8 2 (0.48%) Slack
8 2 (0.48%) Yammer
9 1 (0.24%) CloudBees
9 1 (0.24%) Firebase
9 1 (0.24%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.24%) IaaS
9 1 (0.24%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.86%) LTE
2 11 (2.62%) GSM
2 11 (2.62%) HSPA
2 11 (2.62%) WCDMA
3 10 (2.38%) HTTP
4 8 (1.90%) Network Security
5 7 (1.67%) Skype
6 6 (1.43%) Bluetooth
6 6 (1.43%) Internet
7 4 (0.95%) iBeacon
7 4 (0.95%) VoIP
7 4 (0.95%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.48%) NFC
10 1 (0.24%) 3GPP
10 1 (0.24%) RFID
10 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.76%) SQLite
2 16 (3.81%) MySQL
3 14 (3.33%) MongoDB
4 12 (2.86%) CouchDB
5 10 (2.38%) Azure SQL Database
6 6 (1.43%) Mixpanel
7 5 (1.19%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.19%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.71%) SQL Server
9 2 (0.48%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.48%) Big Data
9 2 (0.48%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 86 (20.48%) Xcode
2 85 (20.24%) Git (software)
3 49 (11.67%) Jenkins
4 45 (10.71%) JIRA
5 30 (7.14%) Subversion
6 22 (5.24%) Android Studio
7 21 (5.00%) CocoaPods
8 17 (4.05%) Cucumber
9 14 (3.33%) Calabash
10 13 (3.10%) JUnit
11 12 (2.86%) git-flow
12 11 (2.62%) Travis CI
13 9 (2.14%) Eclipse
14 7 (1.67%) Hudson
14 7 (1.67%) Maven
15 6 (1.43%) Bitbucket
15 6 (1.43%) CircleCI
15 6 (1.43%) Gradle
15 6 (1.43%) Selenium
16 5 (1.19%) Appium
General
1 38 (9.05%) Games
2 31 (7.38%) Retail
3 28 (6.67%) Finance
4 18 (4.29%) Publishing
5 10 (2.38%) Banking
6 9 (2.14%) Marketing
7 8 (1.90%) Automotive
7 8 (1.90%) Back Office
8 6 (1.43%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.19%) Advertising
10 3 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.48%) Electronics
11 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.48%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 356 (84.76%) Developer
2 297 (70.71%) iOS Developer
3 63 (15.00%) Senior Developer
4 54 (12.86%) Senior iOS Developer
5 38 (9.05%) Objective-C Developer
6 37 (8.81%) Android Developer
7 34 (8.10%) iOS Android Developer
8 32 (7.62%) Mobile Developer
9 23 (5.48%) Applications Developer
10 21 (5.00%) Architect
11 16 (3.81%) Lead Developer
12 14 (3.33%) C# Developer
12 14 (3.33%) Software Developer
13 12 (2.86%) Software Engineer
14 11 (2.62%) Java Developer
14 11 (2.62%) Lead iOS Developer
14 11 (2.62%) Xamarin Developer
15 10 (2.38%) Agile Developer
15 10 (2.38%) Mobile Applications Developer
16 8 (1.90%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (24.29%) Cocoa
2 95 (22.62%) RESTful
3 72 (17.14%) Core Data
3 72 (17.14%) Web Services
4 62 (14.76%) HTML
5 58 (13.81%) JSON
6 57 (13.57%) REST
7 56 (13.33%) Cocoa Touch
8 52 (12.38%) iOS SDK
9 46 (10.95%) HTML5
10 42 (10.00%) CSS
11 41 (9.76%) Core Animation
12 36 (8.57%) .NET
13 35 (8.33%) XML
14 28 (6.67%) CSS3
15 23 (5.48%) Android SDK
16 22 (5.24%) Unity (Game Engine)
17 19 (4.52%) SOAP
18 13 (3.10%) PhoneGap
19 12 (2.86%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 114 (27.14%) Mobile App
2 80 (19.05%) User Experience
3 63 (15.00%) iPhone
4 42 (10.00%) iPad
5 30 (7.14%) Animation
6 20 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (2.86%) Computer Science
8 11 (2.62%) Fintech
9 9 (2.14%) Smartphone
10 6 (1.43%) mHealth
10 6 (1.43%) Video on Demand
11 4 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.95%) Mobile Games
12 3 (0.71%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.71%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.71%) Streaming Video
13 2 (0.48%) Apple TV
13 2 (0.48%) Mobile Payment
13 2 (0.48%) Online Games
13 2 (0.48%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 359 (85.48%) Apple iOS
2 146 (34.76%) Android
3 9 (2.14%) Windows
4 8 (1.90%) Mac OS X
5 7 (1.67%) Linux
6 2 (0.48%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.48%) Unix
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (74.76%) iOS Development
2 205 (48.81%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (31.43%) TDD
4 106 (25.24%) Mobile Development
5 96 (22.86%) Scrum
6 83 (19.76%) Android Development
7 72 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
8 60 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 54 (12.86%) E-Commerce
10 50 (11.90%) BDD
11 44 (10.48%) OO
12 43 (10.24%) Software Engineering
13 41 (9.76%) Pair Programming
14 31 (7.38%) MVC
15 25 (5.95%) Automated Testing
16 23 (5.48%) OOP
17 22 (5.24%) API Design
18 21 (5.00%) OOD
19 19 (4.52%) High Availability
19 19 (4.52%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 300 (71.43%) Apple Swift
2 98 (23.33%) Java
3 78 (18.57%) JavaScript
4 56 (13.33%) C++
5 55 (13.10%) C#
6 27 (6.43%) SQL
7 20 (4.76%) C
8 16 (3.81%) Ruby
9 13 (3.10%) ActionScript
10 7 (1.67%) PHP
11 6 (1.43%) Python
12 5 (1.19%) SPARQL
13 3 (0.71%) Embedded C
13 3 (0.71%) ES6
14 2 (0.48%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.24%) ActionScript 3.0
15 1 (0.24%) ECMAScript
15 1 (0.24%) Scala
15 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (5.48%) Degree
2 4 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (0.71%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.48%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (0.24%) SDET
Systems Management
1 6 (1.43%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 72 (17.14%) Apple
2 20 (4.76%) Xamarin
3 17 (4.05%) Google
4 7 (1.67%) SAP
5 6 (1.43%) Coremetrics
5 6 (1.43%) Microsoft
6 4 (0.95%) Oracle
7 3 (0.71%) Twitter
8 2 (0.48%) Appcelerator
8 2 (0.48%) Facebook
8 2 (0.48%) Infor
8 2 (0.48%) Kony
8 2 (0.48%) Perforce
8 2 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.48%) Sencha
8 2 (0.48%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.24%) Adobe
9 1 (0.24%) Optimizely
9 1 (0.24%) PubNub
9 1 (0.24%) Telerik
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