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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Objective-C over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Objective-C
Rank 378 298 243
Rank change year-on-year
-80 -55
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 211 299 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.64% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.09% 1.66% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 216 252
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £518 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 6
Average hourly rate - £41.25 £22.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +80.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +140.00%
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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
19426 17979 17795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.36% 38.51% 38.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13349 11740 10927
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 504 661
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.24 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -63 147 £400 -3.61% 57
South East -17 22 £375 - 20
North West -6 19 £350 -12.50% 18
East Midlands +10 7 £325 - 2
South West -38 6 £325 -13.33% 2
West Midlands -14 4 £325 +1.56% 7
Yorkshire -21 2 - - 7
East of England -32 2 £350 -0.70% 6
North East - 1 - - 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 437 (84.20%) Apple iOS
2 407 (78.42%) iOS Development
3 216 (41.62%) Agile Software Development
4 181 (34.87%) iPhone
5 176 (33.91%) Xcode
6 154 (29.67%) Mobile App
7 152 (29.29%) Android
8 146 (28.13%) Cocoa
9 138 (26.59%) iPad
10 132 (25.43%) JSON
11 128 (24.66%) JavaScript
12 119 (22.93%) Web Services
12 119 (22.93%) OO
13 117 (22.54%) XML
14 114 (21.97%) HTML
14 114 (21.97%) Java
15 104 (20.04%) TDD
16 96 (18.50%) RESTful
17 95 (18.30%) Cocoa Touch
18 92 (17.73%) Git (software)
19 82 (15.80%) Scrum
20 80 (15.41%) iOS SDK
21 75 (14.45%) User Experience
22 74 (14.26%) HTML5
23 72 (13.87%) Android Development
24 63 (12.14%) Subversion
25 62 (11.95%) CSS
26 61 (11.75%) Apple
27 58 (11.18%) Continuous Integration
28 57 (10.98%) BDD

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 11 (2.12%) WebSphere
2 10 (1.93%) Node.js
3 7 (1.35%) Apache
4 6 (1.16%) Tomcat
5 5 (0.96%) CMS
6 3 (0.58%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.39%) nginx
7 2 (0.39%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.39%) Drupal
8 1 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.19%) IIS
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.19%) Jetty
8 1 (0.19%) Confluence
8 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (1.93%) Doxygen
2 3 (0.58%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.39%) Blender
4 1 (0.19%) MS Office
4 1 (0.19%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.35%) GitHub
2 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.19%) Heroku
3 1 (0.19%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.19%) SaaS
3 1 (0.19%) PaaS
3 1 (0.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 55 (10.60%) HTTP
2 24 (4.62%) VPN
3 14 (2.70%) HTTPS
4 8 (1.54%) VoIP
5 6 (1.16%) Internet
6 4 (0.77%) iBeacon
7 3 (0.58%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.39%) SSL
9 1 (0.19%) DNS
9 1 (0.19%) SAN
9 1 (0.19%) Firewall
9 1 (0.19%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.19%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.39%) MySQL
2 24 (4.62%) SQLite
3 8 (1.54%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.58%) MongoDB
4 3 (0.58%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.58%) CouchDB
5 2 (0.39%) Redis
5 2 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (0.39%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.39%) MS Access
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.19%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 176 (33.91%) Xcode
2 92 (17.73%) Git (software)
3 63 (12.14%) Subversion
4 29 (5.59%) Cucumber
5 27 (5.20%) Calabash
6 16 (3.08%) Eclipse
7 15 (2.89%) Jenkins
8 13 (2.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 13 (2.50%) Robolectric
9 8 (1.54%) Hudson
10 7 (1.35%) JIRA
10 7 (1.35%) Appium
11 5 (0.96%) JUnit
11 5 (0.96%) Mercurial
11 5 (0.96%) Jasmine
12 4 (0.77%) Ranorex
12 4 (0.77%) Selenium
12 4 (0.77%) NUnit
12 4 (0.77%) QuickTest Pro
13 3 (0.58%) Introscope
General
1 31 (5.97%) Finance
2 29 (5.59%) Retail
3 18 (3.47%) Games
4 13 (2.50%) Banking
5 11 (2.12%) Publishing
6 10 (1.93%) Marketing
7 8 (1.54%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.35%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.96%) Advertising
10 3 (0.58%) Automotive
11 2 (0.39%) Interactive Media
12 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.19%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 475 (91.52%) Developer
2 369 (71.10%) iOS Developer
3 63 (12.14%) Mobile Developer
4 37 (7.13%) Senior Developer
5 34 (6.55%) Senior iOS Developer
6 29 (5.59%) Android Developer
7 18 (3.47%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 17 (3.28%) Applications Developer
9 13 (2.50%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 11 (2.12%) Lead Developer
10 11 (2.12%) Architect
10 11 (2.12%) iPhone Developer
11 10 (1.93%) Software Engineer
12 9 (1.73%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (1.54%) Junior iOS Developer
13 8 (1.54%) Mobile Solutions Architect
13 8 (1.54%) Test Engineer
13 8 (1.54%) Junior Developer
13 8 (1.54%) Junior
14 7 (1.35%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (28.13%) Cocoa
2 132 (25.43%) JSON
3 119 (22.93%) Web Services
4 117 (22.54%) XML
5 114 (21.97%) HTML
6 96 (18.50%) RESTful
7 95 (18.30%) Cocoa Touch
8 80 (15.41%) iOS SDK
9 74 (14.26%) HTML5
10 62 (11.95%) CSS
11 41 (7.90%) REST
12 39 (7.51%) CSS3
13 35 (6.74%) SOAP
14 23 (4.43%) .NET
14 23 (4.43%) Android SDK
15 22 (4.24%) UIKit
16 19 (3.66%) Ruby on Rails
16 19 (3.66%) jQuery
17 12 (2.31%) Core Animation
18 11 (2.12%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 181 (34.87%) iPhone
2 154 (29.67%) Mobile App
3 138 (26.59%) iPad
4 75 (14.45%) User Experience
5 22 (4.24%) Computer Science
6 21 (4.05%) Social Media
7 20 (3.85%) Client/Server
8 19 (3.66%) N-Tier
9 18 (3.47%) Data Structures
10 15 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (2.50%) Animation
12 9 (1.73%) Augmented Reality
12 9 (1.73%) Video on Demand
13 8 (1.54%) New Media
13 8 (1.54%) Open Source
13 8 (1.54%) Blackberry
14 7 (1.35%) Streaming Video
14 7 (1.35%) Algorithms
14 7 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
15 6 (1.16%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 437 (84.20%) Apple iOS
2 152 (29.29%) Android
3 25 (4.82%) Windows
4 19 (3.66%) Linux
5 9 (1.73%) Windows Phone
6 8 (1.54%) UNIX
7 5 (0.96%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.96%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.39%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.39%) Solaris
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.19%) SUSE
9 1 (0.19%) Debian
9 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 407 (78.42%) iOS Development
2 216 (41.62%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (22.93%) OO
4 104 (20.04%) TDD
5 82 (15.80%) Scrum
6 72 (13.87%) Android Development
7 58 (11.18%) Continuous Integration
8 57 (10.98%) BDD
9 43 (8.29%) Software Engineering
10 39 (7.51%) E-Commerce
11 32 (6.17%) OOP
12 26 (5.01%) Mobile Application Development
13 24 (4.62%) OOD
14 22 (4.24%) Kanban
14 22 (4.24%) Multithreading
15 21 (4.05%) Memory Management
16 20 (3.85%) Systems Analysis
17 18 (3.47%) MVC
17 18 (3.47%) Unit Testing
17 18 (3.47%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 128 (24.66%) JavaScript
2 114 (21.97%) Java
3 41 (7.90%) C#
4 40 (7.71%) C++
5 37 (7.13%) Ruby
6 25 (4.82%) SQL
7 21 (4.05%) C
8 17 (3.28%) PHP
9 10 (1.93%) Python
10 9 (1.73%) Groovy
11 4 (0.77%) Perl
12 3 (0.58%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.58%) ActionScript
13 2 (0.39%) PHP5
13 2 (0.39%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.39%) XAML
13 2 (0.39%) VBA
14 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.19%) XPath
14 1 (0.19%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (3.08%) Degree
2 5 (0.96%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.39%) BC Cleared
3 2 (0.39%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.39%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.93%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.58%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.39%) Squid
3 1 (0.19%) Xen
3 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.19%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 1 (0.19%) XenMobile
1 1 (0.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 61 (11.75%) Apple
2 21 (4.05%) Microsoft
3 20 (3.85%) Facebook
4 13 (2.50%) Xamarin
5 12 (2.31%) Google
5 12 (2.31%) Perforce
6 9 (1.73%) Appcelerator
7 8 (1.54%) IBM
8 7 (1.35%) Sencha
8 7 (1.35%) Twitter
9 4 (0.77%) Oracle
10 3 (0.58%) Citrix
10 3 (0.58%) Yahoo!
10 3 (0.58%) Kony
10 3 (0.58%) Splunk
11 2 (0.39%) Zend
11 2 (0.39%) Sun
11 2 (0.39%) Symbian
12 1 (0.19%) SAP
12 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com
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