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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Objective-C
Rank 323 242 292
Rank change year-on-year
-81 +50
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 300 375 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.57% 0.79% 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.54% 2.00% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 264 205
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £337 £305
% change year-on-year
+5.49% +10.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 8
Average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +24.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £45.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-56.66% +24.13%
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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
19453 18724 19774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.86% 39.44% 38.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12827 12190 11835
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £258
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 385 483 685
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.33 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 2 October 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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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 2 October 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 2 October 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 -31 204 £400 -0.49% 60
South East +23 46 £400 +18.51% 17
North West -12 14 £350 +16.66% 19
East Midlands +5 9 £319 +6.25% 1
Yorkshire -4 9 £331 +20.45% 7
West Midlands -29 6 £325 -7.14% 4
South West -35 5 £338 -10.00% 9
East of England -63 1 - - 11
North East - - - - 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 486 (84.23%) Apple iOS
2 432 (74.87%) iOS Development
3 239 (41.42%) Agile Software Development
4 201 (34.84%) iPhone
5 192 (33.28%) Mobile App
6 184 (31.89%) Xcode
7 181 (31.37%) Android
8 170 (29.46%) Cocoa
9 156 (27.04%) iPad
10 144 (24.96%) JSON
11 140 (24.26%) Web Services
12 132 (22.88%) JavaScript
13 131 (22.70%) Java
14 130 (22.53%) OO
15 128 (22.18%) HTML
16 124 (21.49%) XML
16 124 (21.49%) TDD
17 113 (19.58%) Cocoa Touch
17 113 (19.58%) Git (software)
18 111 (19.24%) RESTful
19 102 (17.68%) Scrum
20 92 (15.94%) iOS SDK
21 88 (15.25%) Subversion
22 85 (14.73%) Android Development
23 81 (14.04%) User Experience
24 78 (13.52%) HTML5
25 77 (13.34%) Apple
26 74 (12.82%) BDD
27 71 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
28 63 (10.92%) HTTP

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 16 (2.77%) Node.js
2 10 (1.73%) WebSphere
3 9 (1.56%) Apache
4 8 (1.39%) CMS
5 2 (0.35%) nginx
5 2 (0.35%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.35%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.35%) Drupal
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.17%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.17%) IIS
6 1 (0.17%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.17%) Confluence
6 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 11 (1.91%) Doxygen
2 4 (0.69%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.35%) Blender
3 2 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.17%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.17%) MS Office
4 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.39%) GitHub
2 3 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 63 (10.92%) HTTP
2 25 (4.33%) VPN
3 19 (3.29%) HTTPS
4 7 (1.21%) VoIP
5 6 (1.04%) SSL
6 4 (0.69%) iBeacon
6 4 (0.69%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.52%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.52%) Internet
8 2 (0.35%) Firewall
8 2 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.17%) DNS
9 1 (0.17%) Wireless
9 1 (0.17%) SAN
9 1 (0.17%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (4.85%) MySQL
2 23 (3.99%) SQLite
3 6 (1.04%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.52%) Redis
4 3 (0.52%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.35%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.35%) MS Access
5 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 184 (31.89%) Xcode
2 113 (19.58%) Git (software)
3 88 (15.25%) Subversion
4 29 (5.03%) Cucumber
5 26 (4.51%) Calabash
6 17 (2.95%) Eclipse
7 14 (2.43%) Jenkins
7 14 (2.43%) Robolectric
8 9 (1.56%) JIRA
9 8 (1.39%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 7 (1.21%) Selenium
10 7 (1.21%) Hudson
11 5 (0.87%) QuickTest Pro
11 5 (0.87%) WebDriver
11 5 (0.87%) Mercurial
12 4 (0.69%) Ranorex
12 4 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (0.69%) JUnit
12 4 (0.69%) NUnit
13 3 (0.52%) Introscope
General
1 32 (5.55%) Finance
2 28 (4.85%) Retail
3 19 (3.29%) Publishing
4 15 (2.60%) Banking
5 14 (2.43%) Games
6 7 (1.21%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.04%) Marketing
7 6 (1.04%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.87%) Advertising
9 4 (0.69%) Back Office
10 3 (0.52%) Automotive
10 3 (0.52%) Legal
11 2 (0.35%) Interactive Media
12 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 507 (87.87%) Developer
2 388 (67.24%) iOS Developer
3 69 (11.96%) Mobile Developer
4 41 (7.11%) Senior Developer
5 36 (6.24%) Android Developer
6 35 (6.07%) Senior iOS Developer
7 22 (3.81%) Architect
8 17 (2.95%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 16 (2.77%) Lead Developer
10 15 (2.60%) iPhone Developer
11 14 (2.43%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 13 (2.25%) Software Engineer
13 11 (1.91%) Applications Developer
14 10 (1.73%) Solutions Architect
15 9 (1.56%) Java Developer
15 9 (1.56%) Programmer
15 9 (1.56%) Web Developer
15 9 (1.56%) Mobile Solutions Architect
16 8 (1.39%) Designer
16 8 (1.39%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (29.46%) Cocoa
2 144 (24.96%) JSON
3 140 (24.26%) Web Services
4 128 (22.18%) HTML
5 124 (21.49%) XML
6 113 (19.58%) Cocoa Touch
7 111 (19.24%) RESTful
8 92 (15.94%) iOS SDK
9 78 (13.52%) HTML5
10 62 (10.75%) CSS
11 43 (7.45%) REST
12 41 (7.11%) SOAP
13 32 (5.55%) CSS3
14 25 (4.33%) UIKit
15 23 (3.99%) jQuery
16 22 (3.81%) Ruby on Rails
17 21 (3.64%) .NET
18 20 (3.47%) Android SDK
19 13 (2.25%) Dojo
19 13 (2.25%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 201 (34.84%) iPhone
2 192 (33.28%) Mobile App
3 156 (27.04%) iPad
4 81 (14.04%) User Experience
5 32 (5.55%) Computer Science
6 25 (4.33%) Client/Server
7 22 (3.81%) Data Structures
8 19 (3.29%) N-Tier
9 17 (2.95%) Blackberry
9 17 (2.95%) Social Media
10 14 (2.43%) Animation
11 13 (2.25%) Video on Demand
12 11 (1.91%) Streaming Video
12 11 (1.91%) Digital Media
12 11 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (1.73%) Streaming Media
14 9 (1.56%) Augmented Reality
15 8 (1.39%) Open Source
16 7 (1.21%) Mobile Payment
17 6 (1.04%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 486 (84.23%) Apple iOS
2 181 (31.37%) Android
3 28 (4.85%) Windows
4 19 (3.29%) Linux
5 13 (2.25%) Windows Phone
6 8 (1.39%) UNIX
6 8 (1.39%) Mac OS X
7 6 (1.04%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.52%) AIX
9 2 (0.35%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.17%) SUSE
10 1 (0.17%) Debian
10 1 (0.17%) Solaris
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.17%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 432 (74.87%) iOS Development
2 239 (41.42%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (22.53%) OO
4 124 (21.49%) TDD
5 102 (17.68%) Scrum
6 85 (14.73%) Android Development
7 74 (12.82%) BDD
8 71 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
9 59 (10.23%) Software Engineering
10 43 (7.45%) OOP
11 39 (6.76%) E-Commerce
12 34 (5.89%) Kanban
13 29 (5.03%) Mobile Application Development
14 26 (4.51%) MVC
14 26 (4.51%) Test Scripting
14 26 (4.51%) Multithreading
15 25 (4.33%) Memory Management
16 20 (3.47%) OOD
16 20 (3.47%) Unit Testing
17 15 (2.60%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 132 (22.88%) JavaScript
2 131 (22.70%) Java
3 50 (8.67%) Ruby
4 49 (8.49%) C++
5 45 (7.80%) C#
6 37 (6.41%) C
7 28 (4.85%) SQL
8 24 (4.16%) PHP
9 16 (2.77%) Groovy
10 14 (2.43%) Python
11 6 (1.04%) ActionScript
12 5 (0.87%) Perl
13 4 (0.69%) PowerHouse
13 4 (0.69%) PHP5
14 3 (0.52%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.52%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.35%) RPG IV
15 2 (0.35%) ActionScript 3.0
15 2 (0.35%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (3.99%) Degree
2 8 (1.39%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.69%) ISEB
3 4 (0.69%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.35%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.77%) QA
2 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (0.52%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.52%) Cygwin
2 1 (0.17%) Xen
2 1 (0.17%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (0.35%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.17%) Puppet
2 1 (0.17%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 77 (13.34%) Apple
2 24 (4.16%) Facebook
3 19 (3.29%) Microsoft
4 17 (2.95%) Google
5 12 (2.08%) Perforce
6 11 (1.91%) IBM
7 10 (1.73%) Sencha
8 8 (1.39%) Xamarin
9 6 (1.04%) Twitter
9 6 (1.04%) Appcelerator
9 6 (1.04%) SAP
9 6 (1.04%) Zend
10 4 (0.69%) Adobe
11 3 (0.52%) Yahoo!
11 3 (0.52%) Oracle
11 3 (0.52%) Citrix
11 3 (0.52%) Splunk
12 2 (0.35%) Symbian
13 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.17%) Veritas
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