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 24 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 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Objective-C
Rank 293 289 331
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +42
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 306 281 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.62% 0.60% 0.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.66% 1.56% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 211 149
Average daily rate
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£393 £388 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% +13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £462 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.64% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Average hourly rate £39.28 £22.66 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.32% -35.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.72 £22.66 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.53 £22.66 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.05% -35.25%
Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18433 17985 19292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.33% 38.70% 36.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12007 11357 11760
Average daily rate £393 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 386 530 751
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £18.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014.

Objective-C Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 July 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +13 219 £400 - 66
South East +14 41 £400 +18.51% 19
Yorkshire +13 13 £338 -3.57% 11
West Midlands -13 13 £275 -21.42% 4
North West -4 9 £363 -9.37% 13
East of England -31 4 £395 +12.85% 11
South West -28 2 £313 -3.84% 10
East Midlands +1 1 £300 +5.26% 2
North East - - - -
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Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 429 (83.63%) Apple iOS
2 370 (72.12%) iOS Development
3 182 (35.48%) Mobile App
4 170 (33.14%) Android
5 168 (32.75%) Xcode
6 162 (31.58%) iPhone
7 149 (29.04%) Cocoa
8 140 (27.29%) Java
9 138 (26.90%) iPad
10 135 (26.32%) HTML
11 125 (24.37%) JavaScript
12 122 (23.78%) Web Services
13 113 (22.03%) OO
13 113 (22.03%) JSON
14 107 (20.86%) TDD
15 106 (20.66%) Agile Software Development
16 98 (19.10%) XML
17 94 (18.32%) RESTful
18 92 (17.93%) iOS SDK
19 90 (17.54%) Git (software)
20 86 (16.76%) Cocoa Touch
21 84 (16.37%) Apple
22 80 (15.59%) Scrum
22 80 (15.59%) HTML5
23 76 (14.81%) Android Development
24 66 (12.87%) BDD
24 66 (12.87%) Subversion
25 63 (12.28%) CSS
26 56 (10.92%) Continuous Integration
27 53 (10.33%) OOP

Objective-C
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 17 (3.31%) Node.js
2 11 (2.14%) CMS
3 8 (1.56%) WebSphere
4 5 (0.97%) Adobe CQ
5 4 (0.78%) Apache
6 2 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.39%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.39%) Kentico
7 1 (0.19%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.19%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 5 (0.97%) Doxygen
1 5 (0.97%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.39%) Blender
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.14%) GitHub
2 4 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (7.41%) HTTP
2 15 (2.92%) HTTPS
3 9 (1.75%) Firewall
4 7 (1.36%) VPN
4 7 (1.36%) SSL
5 6 (1.17%) Bluetooth
6 5 (0.97%) VoIP
6 5 (0.97%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.97%) Internet
7 4 (0.78%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.39%) Wireless
9 1 (0.19%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.19%) RTSP
9 1 (0.19%) FTP
9 1 (0.19%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.09%) SQLite
2 17 (3.31%) MySQL
3 4 (0.78%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.78%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.58%) MS Access
5 2 (0.39%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.19%) Redis
6 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 168 (32.75%) Xcode
2 90 (17.54%) Git (software)
3 66 (12.87%) Subversion
4 28 (5.46%) Cucumber
5 22 (4.29%) Calabash
6 18 (3.51%) Jenkins
7 15 (2.92%) PhoneGap
8 14 (2.73%) Eclipse
9 11 (2.14%) Selenium
9 11 (2.14%) JUnit
10 10 (1.95%) JIRA
11 9 (1.75%) QuickTest Pro
12 8 (1.56%) Ant
12 8 (1.56%) WebDriver
13 7 (1.36%) Mercurial
13 7 (1.36%) Grunt
14 6 (1.17%) Yeoman
15 5 (0.97%) Hudson
15 5 (0.97%) eggPlant
15 5 (0.97%) Maven
General
1 33 (6.43%) Retail
2 22 (4.29%) Finance
3 21 (4.09%) Banking
4 17 (3.31%) Publishing
5 11 (2.14%) Legal
6 10 (1.95%) Games
7 8 (1.56%) Marketing
8 5 (0.97%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.97%) Back Office
9 4 (0.78%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.78%) Advertising
10 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.39%) Automotive
10 2 (0.39%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 427 (83.24%) Developer
2 330 (64.33%) iOS Developer
3 48 (9.36%) Mobile Developer
4 33 (6.43%) Architect
5 32 (6.24%) Android Developer
6 31 (6.04%) Senior Developer
7 24 (4.68%) Senior iOS Developer
8 15 (2.92%) Lead Developer
9 14 (2.73%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 13 (2.53%) iPhone Developer
10 13 (2.53%) Software Engineer
11 12 (2.34%) Applications Developer
11 12 (2.34%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 10 (1.95%) Programmer
13 9 (1.75%) Security Architect
13 9 (1.75%) Tester
14 8 (1.56%) Java Developer
15 7 (1.36%) Technical Architect
16 6 (1.17%) Solutions Architect
16 6 (1.17%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (29.04%) Cocoa
2 135 (26.32%) HTML
3 122 (23.78%) Web Services
4 113 (22.03%) JSON
5 98 (19.10%) XML
6 94 (18.32%) RESTful
7 92 (17.93%) iOS SDK
8 86 (16.76%) Cocoa Touch
9 80 (15.59%) HTML5
10 63 (12.28%) CSS
11 36 (7.02%) REST
12 30 (5.85%) SOAP
13 27 (5.26%) CSS3
14 26 (5.07%) UIKit
15 24 (4.68%) jQuery
16 22 (4.29%) .NET
17 20 (3.90%) Ruby on Rails
18 16 (3.12%) Dojo
18 16 (3.12%) Worklight
19 15 (2.92%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 182 (35.48%) Mobile App
2 162 (31.58%) iPhone
3 138 (26.90%) iPad
4 28 (5.46%) Computer Science
5 19 (3.70%) Client/Server
6 17 (3.31%) Social Media
7 15 (2.92%) Animation
8 14 (2.73%) Cryptography
9 12 (2.34%) N-Tier
9 12 (2.34%) Social Network
9 12 (2.34%) Video on Demand
9 12 (2.34%) Digital Media
10 11 (2.14%) Streaming Video
10 11 (2.14%) Blackberry
11 10 (1.95%) PKI
12 8 (1.56%) Streaming Media
12 8 (1.56%) Augmented Reality
13 6 (1.17%) Open Source
14 5 (0.97%) Arduino
14 5 (0.97%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 429 (83.63%) Apple iOS
2 170 (33.14%) Android
3 22 (4.29%) Windows
4 19 (3.70%) Linux
5 12 (2.34%) UNIX
6 9 (1.75%) Windows Phone
7 8 (1.56%) AIX
8 4 (0.78%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.39%) Debian
9 2 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.39%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.19%) webOS
10 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.19%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (72.12%) iOS Development
2 113 (22.03%) OO
3 107 (20.86%) TDD
4 106 (20.66%) Agile Software Development
5 80 (15.59%) Scrum
6 76 (14.81%) Android Development
7 66 (12.87%) BDD
8 56 (10.92%) Continuous Integration
9 53 (10.33%) OOP
10 49 (9.55%) Software Engineering
11 37 (7.21%) MVC
12 29 (5.65%) E-Commerce
13 26 (5.07%) Unit Testing
13 26 (5.07%) Kanban
14 23 (4.48%) Memory Management
15 22 (4.29%) Test Scripting
16 20 (3.90%) Multithreading
17 19 (3.70%) Mobile Application Development
18 15 (2.92%) Test Automation
19 13 (2.53%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 140 (27.29%) Java
2 125 (24.37%) JavaScript
3 51 (9.94%) C++
4 49 (9.55%) Ruby
5 45 (8.77%) C
6 44 (8.58%) C#
7 26 (5.07%) SQL
8 19 (3.70%) Python
9 18 (3.51%) PHP
10 15 (2.92%) Groovy
11 5 (0.97%) Perl
11 5 (0.97%) ActionScript
12 3 (0.58%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.58%) PHP5
12 3 (0.58%) VBA
12 3 (0.58%) VB
12 3 (0.58%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.39%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.39%) RPG
13 2 (0.39%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 22 (4.29%) Degree
2 6 (1.17%) Security Cleared
3 5 (0.97%) ISTQB
3 5 (0.97%) ISEB
4 4 (0.78%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.19%) GPEN
6 1 (0.19%) OSCP
6 1 (0.19%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.19%) CISMP
6 1 (0.19%) CEH
6 1 (0.19%) GIAC
6 1 (0.19%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.92%) QA
2 11 (2.14%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.78%) Cygwin
2 3 (0.58%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (0.39%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.19%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 84 (16.37%) Apple
2 28 (5.46%) Facebook
3 23 (4.48%) IBM
4 16 (3.12%) Google
5 14 (2.73%) Microsoft
5 14 (2.73%) Sencha
6 11 (2.14%) Twitter
7 6 (1.17%) SAP
8 4 (0.78%) Zend
8 4 (0.78%) Appcelerator
9 3 (0.58%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.58%) Citrix
9 3 (0.58%) Adobe
10 2 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.39%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.39%) Perforce
10 2 (0.39%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.39%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.39%) Splunk
11 1 (0.19%) Syclo
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