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 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Objective-C
UK / England
Rank 385 422 406
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -16
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 184 186 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.40% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.12% 1.03% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 135 121
Median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £323 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
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 England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
16492 18128 17555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.42% 38.98% 37.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11360 12393 11937
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 363 488 384
Median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.05 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.39 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +3 110 £475 +9.19% 49
East of England +9 18 £425 +9.67% 4
North West +25 17 £425 +9.67% 11
South East +4 16 £450 +28.57% 10
East Midlands +9 8 £375 +7.14% 5
West Midlands +1 6 £375 - 6
South West +8 2 £500 +11.11% 2
Yorkshire +14 1 £350 -15.66% 5
North East - 1 - -
Objective-C
UK

Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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 England region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 367 (85.95%) Apple iOS
2 320 (74.94%) iOS Development
3 287 (67.21%) Apple Swift
4 215 (50.35%) Agile Software Development
5 154 (36.07%) TDD
6 151 (35.36%) Android
7 125 (29.27%) Mobile Development
8 124 (29.04%) Mobile App
9 117 (27.40%) Scrum
10 109 (25.53%) Cocoa
11 96 (22.48%) Java
12 91 (21.31%) Xcode
13 90 (21.08%) Git (software)
14 89 (20.84%) RESTful
15 86 (20.14%) User Experience
16 84 (19.67%) Android Development
17 81 (18.97%) BDD
17 81 (18.97%) JavaScript
18 78 (18.27%) Apple
19 73 (17.10%) Continuous Integration
20 72 (16.86%) Unit Testing
21 71 (16.63%) Web Services
22 70 (16.39%) HTML
23 69 (16.16%) REST
24 67 (15.69%) JSON
25 66 (15.46%) iPhone
26 65 (15.22%) Core Data
27 61 (14.29%) E-Commerce
28 58 (13.58%) Software Engineering
29 55 (12.88%) HTML5

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 18 (4.22%) Confluence
2 3 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (0.70%) SAS
2 3 (0.70%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.70%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.47%) Apache Pig
3 2 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.47%) CMS
3 2 (0.47%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.47%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.23%) Apache
4 1 (0.23%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (0.47%) InDesign
1 2 (0.47%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (4.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (4.22%) TestFlight
4 17 (3.98%) GitHub
5 13 (3.04%) Google Play
6 5 (1.17%) Heroku
7 3 (0.70%) CloudBees
7 3 (0.70%) Google App Engine
7 3 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.70%) IaaS
7 3 (0.70%) iTunes
7 3 (0.70%) OpenShift
7 3 (0.70%) PaaS
8 2 (0.47%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.47%) Office 365
8 2 (0.47%) Slack
8 2 (0.47%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.51%) HTTP
2 13 (3.04%) Internet
3 8 (1.87%) LTE
4 7 (1.64%) GSM
4 7 (1.64%) HSPA
4 7 (1.64%) Network Security
4 7 (1.64%) Skype
4 7 (1.64%) WCDMA
5 4 (0.94%) Bluetooth
5 4 (0.94%) iBeacon
6 2 (0.47%) Softphone
6 2 (0.47%) VoIP
6 2 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.23%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.23%) NFC
7 1 (0.23%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.39%) SQLite
2 21 (4.92%) MySQL
3 19 (4.45%) MongoDB
4 16 (3.75%) CouchDB
5 14 (3.28%) Azure SQL Database
6 8 (1.87%) Mixpanel
6 8 (1.87%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.17%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.70%) SQL Server
9 2 (0.47%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.47%) Big Data
9 2 (0.47%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 91 (21.31%) Xcode
2 90 (21.08%) Git (software)
3 48 (11.24%) Jenkins
4 41 (9.60%) JIRA
5 34 (7.96%) Subversion
6 22 (5.15%) Android Studio
6 22 (5.15%) CocoaPods
7 20 (4.68%) Cucumber
8 18 (4.22%) JUnit
9 15 (3.51%) Calabash
10 11 (2.58%) Hudson
11 10 (2.34%) Travis CI
12 9 (2.11%) git-flow
13 8 (1.87%) Eclipse
13 8 (1.87%) Maven
14 6 (1.41%) CircleCI
14 6 (1.41%) Gradle
14 6 (1.41%) Mercurial
15 5 (1.17%) Bitbucket
15 5 (1.17%) Selenium
General
1 38 (8.90%) Games
2 32 (7.49%) Retail
3 19 (4.45%) Finance
4 16 (3.75%) Publishing
5 12 (2.81%) Marketing
6 9 (2.11%) Banking
7 7 (1.64%) Back Office
8 4 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.94%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.70%) Advertising
10 2 (0.47%) Automotive
10 2 (0.47%) Electronics
10 2 (0.47%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 361 (84.54%) Developer
2 297 (69.56%) iOS Developer
3 74 (17.33%) Senior Developer
4 65 (15.22%) Senior iOS Developer
5 45 (10.54%) Objective-C Developer
6 41 (9.60%) Mobile Developer
7 39 (9.13%) Android Developer
8 30 (7.03%) iOS Android Developer
9 22 (5.15%) Applications Developer
10 15 (3.51%) Lead Developer
11 14 (3.28%) Java Developer
12 13 (3.04%) Software Engineer
13 12 (2.81%) Architect
13 12 (2.81%) Mobile Applications Developer
13 12 (2.81%) Xamarin Developer
14 10 (2.34%) Java Android Developer
14 10 (2.34%) Software Developer
15 9 (2.11%) Agile Developer
15 9 (2.11%) Java Mobile Developer
16 8 (1.87%) Lead iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (25.53%) Cocoa
2 89 (20.84%) RESTful
3 71 (16.63%) Web Services
4 70 (16.39%) HTML
5 69 (16.16%) REST
6 67 (15.69%) JSON
7 65 (15.22%) Core Data
8 55 (12.88%) HTML5
9 52 (12.18%) Cocoa Touch
10 49 (11.48%) CSS
11 48 (11.24%) iOS SDK
12 37 (8.67%) Core Animation
12 37 (8.67%) XML
13 33 (7.73%) .NET
14 32 (7.49%) CSS3
15 25 (5.85%) Android SDK
16 23 (5.39%) SOAP
17 18 (4.22%) PhoneGap
18 15 (3.51%) UIKit
18 15 (3.51%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 124 (29.04%) Mobile App
2 86 (20.14%) User Experience
3 66 (15.46%) iPhone
4 50 (11.71%) iPad
5 25 (5.85%) Animation
6 24 (5.62%) Computer Science
7 19 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (2.81%) Fintech
9 9 (2.11%) Smartphone
10 8 (1.87%) Mathematics
11 7 (1.64%) Video on Demand
12 6 (1.41%) mHealth
13 5 (1.17%) Digital Media
14 4 (0.94%) Mobile Games
15 3 (0.70%) Algorithms
15 3 (0.70%) Apple TV
15 3 (0.70%) Social Media
15 3 (0.70%) Statistics
15 3 (0.70%) Streaming Media
16 2 (0.47%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 367 (85.95%) Apple iOS
2 151 (35.36%) Android
3 12 (2.81%) Windows
4 10 (2.34%) Linux
5 9 (2.11%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.70%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.70%) Unix
6 3 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (74.94%) iOS Development
2 215 (50.35%) Agile Software Development
3 154 (36.07%) TDD
4 125 (29.27%) Mobile Development
5 117 (27.40%) Scrum
6 84 (19.67%) Android Development
7 81 (18.97%) BDD
8 73 (17.10%) Continuous Integration
9 72 (16.86%) Unit Testing
10 61 (14.29%) E-Commerce
11 58 (13.58%) Software Engineering
12 48 (11.24%) OO
13 42 (9.84%) Pair Programming
14 28 (6.56%) Automated Testing
15 24 (5.62%) Mobile Application Development
16 23 (5.39%) MVC
16 23 (5.39%) OOP
16 23 (5.39%) Test Automation
17 20 (4.68%) API Design
17 20 (4.68%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 287 (67.21%) Apple Swift
2 96 (22.48%) Java
3 81 (18.97%) JavaScript
4 51 (11.94%) C++
5 50 (11.71%) C#
6 38 (8.90%) SQL
7 25 (5.85%) C
8 15 (3.51%) Ruby
9 13 (3.04%) ActionScript
10 10 (2.34%) Python
11 9 (2.11%) PHP
12 8 (1.87%) SPARQL
13 4 (0.94%) R
14 3 (0.70%) Embedded C
14 3 (0.70%) Go
14 3 (0.70%) VBA
15 2 (0.47%) ActionScript 2.0
15 2 (0.47%) ActionScript 3.0
15 2 (0.47%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (7.03%) Degree
2 4 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (0.70%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.28%) QA
2 3 (0.70%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (0.23%) SDET
Systems Management
1 4 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (0.94%) yum
Vendors
1 78 (18.27%) Apple
2 22 (5.15%) Xamarin
3 21 (4.92%) Google
4 7 (1.64%) SAP
5 6 (1.41%) Coremetrics
5 6 (1.41%) Oracle
6 4 (0.94%) Microsoft
6 4 (0.94%) Telerik
7 3 (0.70%) Kony
7 3 (0.70%) Twitter
8 2 (0.47%) Adobe
8 2 (0.47%) Facebook
8 2 (0.47%) Infor
8 2 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.47%) Sencha
8 2 (0.47%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.23%) Appcelerator
9 1 (0.23%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.23%) Perforce
9 1 (0.23%) PubNub
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