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 6 December 2016 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Objective-C
Rank 402 370 429
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +59
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 213 256 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.51% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.11% 1.31% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 187 141
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £543 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.51 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.51 - -
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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
19214 19539 19354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.81% 39.03% 37.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13322 13437 13370
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 £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 383 503 394
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 6 December 2016.

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

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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 6 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -18 141 £450 +2.85% 46
East of England +23 19 £400 +3.22% 9
East Midlands +4 12 £375 -11.76% 8
South East -14 9 - - 6
North West -26 8 £419 +11.66% 14
Yorkshire +11 7 £350 -6.66% 3
South West +8 7 £350 -5.40% 7
West Midlands -28 6 £388 -1.58% 15
North East - 1 - -
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Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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.

1 433 (88.19%) Apple iOS
2 387 (78.82%) iOS Development
3 300 (61.10%) Apple Swift
4 255 (51.93%) Agile Software Development
5 182 (37.07%) TDD
6 153 (31.16%) Android
7 142 (28.92%) Cocoa
7 142 (28.92%) Mobile App
8 137 (27.90%) Mobile Development
9 130 (26.48%) Scrum
10 120 (24.44%) Xcode
11 115 (23.42%) Git (software)
12 106 (21.59%) User Experience
12 106 (21.59%) BDD
13 104 (21.18%) JavaScript
14 102 (20.77%) Java
15 99 (20.16%) RESTful
16 98 (19.96%) Continuous Integration
17 97 (19.76%) Web Services
18 93 (18.94%) Unit Testing
18 93 (18.94%) Android Development
19 88 (17.92%) REST
20 84 (17.11%) JSON
20 84 (17.11%) E-Commerce
21 79 (16.09%) iPhone
22 77 (15.68%) HTML
23 75 (15.27%) Apple
24 74 (15.07%) Cocoa Touch
25 72 (14.66%) Software Engineering
26 69 (14.05%) Core Data

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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 12 (2.44%) Confluence
2 3 (0.61%) SAS
2 3 (0.61%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.41%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (0.41%) CMS
3 2 (0.41%) Marvel
3 2 (0.41%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.20%) Apache
4 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (1.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.41%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (0.41%) InDesign
2 2 (0.41%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.41%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.70%) Amazon AWS
1 28 (5.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (5.09%) TestFlight
3 19 (3.87%) GitHub
4 15 (3.05%) Google Play
5 9 (1.83%) iTunes
6 4 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.61%) Heroku
8 2 (0.41%) CloudBees
8 2 (0.41%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.41%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.41%) IaaS
8 2 (0.41%) Office 365
8 2 (0.41%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.41%) PaaS
8 2 (0.41%) Slack
8 2 (0.41%) Yammer
9 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.28%) HTTP
2 17 (3.46%) Internet
3 8 (1.63%) Network Security
4 6 (1.22%) Skype
5 4 (0.81%) iBeacon
5 4 (0.81%) Softphone
5 4 (0.81%) VoIP
6 1 (0.20%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (6.52%) SQLite
2 31 (6.31%) MySQL
3 28 (5.70%) MongoDB
4 26 (5.30%) CouchDB
5 23 (4.68%) Azure SQL Database
6 8 (1.63%) Mixpanel
7 7 (1.43%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.22%) SQL Server
9 4 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.61%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.41%) DB2
12 1 (0.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.20%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 120 (24.44%) Xcode
2 115 (23.42%) Git (software)
3 47 (9.57%) Jenkins
4 43 (8.76%) Subversion
5 33 (6.72%) JIRA
6 23 (4.68%) Cucumber
7 18 (3.67%) Calabash
7 18 (3.67%) CocoaPods
8 17 (3.46%) JUnit
9 14 (2.85%) Hudson
10 10 (2.04%) Travis CI
11 9 (1.83%) Android Studio
11 9 (1.83%) git-flow
11 9 (1.83%) Maven
11 9 (1.83%) SpecFlow
12 6 (1.22%) CircleCI
12 6 (1.22%) Eclipse
13 5 (1.02%) Appium
13 5 (1.02%) Bitbucket
13 5 (1.02%) Gradle
General
1 39 (7.94%) Games
2 37 (7.54%) Retail
3 15 (3.05%) Banking
4 14 (2.85%) Finance
4 14 (2.85%) Publishing
5 12 (2.44%) Marketing
6 7 (1.43%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.22%) Back Office
8 4 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.61%) Advertising
10 2 (0.41%) Automotive
10 2 (0.41%) Music Industry
10 2 (0.41%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 431 (87.78%) Developer
2 366 (74.54%) iOS Developer
3 95 (19.35%) Senior Developer
4 87 (17.72%) Senior iOS Developer
5 55 (11.20%) Objective-C Developer
6 49 (9.98%) Android Developer
7 47 (9.57%) Mobile Developer
8 37 (7.54%) iOS Android Developer
9 22 (4.48%) Applications Developer
10 18 (3.67%) Lead Developer
11 12 (2.44%) Lead iOS Developer
11 12 (2.44%) Software Engineer
11 12 (2.44%) Xamarin Developer
12 11 (2.24%) Mobile Applications Developer
13 10 (2.04%) .NET Developer
13 10 (2.04%) Agile Developer
13 10 (2.04%) Java Android Developer
13 10 (2.04%) Java Developer
14 9 (1.83%) E-Commerce Developer
14 9 (1.83%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (28.92%) Cocoa
2 99 (20.16%) RESTful
3 97 (19.76%) Web Services
4 88 (17.92%) REST
5 84 (17.11%) JSON
6 77 (15.68%) HTML
7 74 (15.07%) Cocoa Touch
8 69 (14.05%) Core Data
9 62 (12.63%) iOS SDK
10 60 (12.22%) CSS
11 58 (11.81%) HTML5
12 54 (11.00%) XML
13 42 (8.55%) Core Animation
14 37 (7.54%) SOAP
15 35 (7.13%) .NET
15 35 (7.13%) CSS3
16 25 (5.09%) UIKit
17 23 (4.68%) Android SDK
18 21 (4.28%) AngularJS
19 17 (3.46%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 142 (28.92%) Mobile App
2 106 (21.59%) User Experience
3 79 (16.09%) iPhone
4 63 (12.83%) iPad
5 40 (8.15%) Computer Science
6 33 (6.72%) Animation
7 17 (3.46%) Fintech
8 15 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (3.05%) Digital Media
9 13 (2.65%) Mathematics
10 9 (1.83%) Smartphone
11 6 (1.22%) mHealth
11 6 (1.22%) Streaming Media
11 6 (1.22%) Video on Demand
12 5 (1.02%) Apple TV
12 5 (1.02%) Mobile Banking
12 5 (1.02%) Social Media
13 4 (0.81%) Augmented Reality
13 4 (0.81%) Minimum Viable Product
13 4 (0.81%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 433 (88.19%) Apple iOS
2 153 (31.16%) Android
3 14 (2.85%) Windows
4 8 (1.63%) Linux
5 7 (1.43%) Windows Mobile
6 6 (1.22%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.02%) Unix
8 4 (0.81%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 387 (78.82%) iOS Development
2 255 (51.93%) Agile Software Development
3 182 (37.07%) TDD
4 137 (27.90%) Mobile Development
5 130 (26.48%) Scrum
6 106 (21.59%) BDD
7 98 (19.96%) Continuous Integration
8 93 (18.94%) Android Development
8 93 (18.94%) Unit Testing
9 84 (17.11%) E-Commerce
10 72 (14.66%) Software Engineering
11 61 (12.42%) OO
12 40 (8.15%) Pair Programming
13 37 (7.54%) Automated Testing
14 36 (7.33%) Test Automation
15 28 (5.70%) OOP
15 28 (5.70%) Progressive Enhancement
16 27 (5.50%) MVC
16 27 (5.50%) Web Development
17 25 (5.09%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 300 (61.10%) Apple Swift
2 104 (21.18%) JavaScript
3 102 (20.77%) Java
4 55 (11.20%) C#
5 53 (10.79%) C++
6 49 (9.98%) SQL
7 23 (4.68%) C
8 22 (4.48%) Ruby
9 14 (2.85%) PHP
10 12 (2.44%) ActionScript
11 10 (2.04%) Python
12 6 (1.22%) SPARQL
13 5 (1.02%) R
14 4 (0.81%) Clojure
14 4 (0.81%) Go
15 3 (0.61%) ActionScript 3.0
15 3 (0.61%) VBA
16 2 (0.41%) ActionScript 2.0
16 2 (0.41%) Scala
16 2 (0.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (7.54%) Degree
2 2 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.83%) QA
2 3 (0.61%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (0.20%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (0.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.81%) yum
3 2 (0.41%) Puppet
4 1 (0.20%) Graphite
4 1 (0.20%) StatsD
Vendors
1 75 (15.27%) Apple
2 22 (4.48%) Xamarin
3 20 (4.07%) Google
4 7 (1.43%) Oracle
5 6 (1.22%) Coremetrics
6 5 (1.02%) SAP
7 4 (0.81%) Adobe
7 4 (0.81%) Microsoft
8 3 (0.61%) Kony
8 3 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.61%) Sencha
8 3 (0.61%) Telerik
8 3 (0.61%) Twitter
9 2 (0.41%) Facebook
9 2 (0.41%) Infor
9 2 (0.41%) WorldPay
10 1 (0.20%) ION Trading
10 1 (0.20%) Optimizely
10 1 (0.20%) PubNub
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