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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Objective-C
Rank 313 241 293
Rank change year-on-year
-72 +52
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 309 371 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.59% 0.77% 0.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.60% 1.95% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 258 213
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £275 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 7
Average hourly rate £39.28 £45.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.72 £39.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.53 £45.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-41.05% +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
19324 19066 20263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.84% 39.51% 37.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 12579 12317 12167
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £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 386 501 707
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 £14.00 £15.76 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £45.00
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

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 September 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

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 September 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 22 September 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 -23 210 £400 -0.49% 52
South East +27 51 £400 +28.00% 20
Yorkshire +1 12 £338 +22.72% 10
North West -12 11 £350 +16.66% 11
West Midlands -22 7 £375 +7.14% 6
East Midlands -2 6 £375 +25.00% 7
South West -41 5 £338 -10.00% 11
East of England -65 1 - - 13
North East - - - - 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 478 (84.30%) Apple iOS
2 425 (74.96%) iOS Development
3 234 (41.27%) Agile Software Development
4 199 (35.10%) iPhone
5 185 (32.63%) Mobile App
6 183 (32.28%) Xcode
7 179 (31.57%) Android
8 169 (29.81%) Cocoa
9 155 (27.34%) iPad
10 145 (25.57%) JSON
11 137 (24.16%) Web Services
12 135 (23.81%) Java
13 131 (23.10%) OO
14 129 (22.75%) JavaScript
14 129 (22.75%) HTML
15 126 (22.22%) XML
16 125 (22.05%) TDD
17 112 (19.75%) Git (software)
18 111 (19.58%) Cocoa Touch
19 110 (19.40%) RESTful
20 103 (18.17%) Scrum
21 89 (15.70%) Subversion
22 87 (15.34%) iOS SDK
23 83 (14.64%) Android Development
23 83 (14.64%) User Experience
24 80 (14.11%) Apple
25 75 (13.23%) HTML5
25 75 (13.23%) BDD
26 71 (12.52%) Continuous Integration
27 64 (11.29%) HTTP

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (2.82%) Node.js
2 10 (1.76%) WebSphere
3 9 (1.59%) CMS
4 7 (1.23%) Apache
5 2 (0.35%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.35%) Drupal
5 2 (0.35%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.18%) IIS
6 1 (0.18%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.18%) Confluence
6 1 (0.18%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.18%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 11 (1.94%) Doxygen
2 4 (0.71%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.35%) Blender
3 2 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.18%) MS Office
4 1 (0.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.41%) GitHub
2 3 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 64 (11.29%) HTTP
2 20 (3.53%) VPN
3 19 (3.35%) HTTPS
4 7 (1.23%) VoIP
5 6 (1.06%) SSL
6 4 (0.71%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.71%) iBeacon
7 3 (0.53%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.53%) Internet
8 2 (0.35%) Firewall
8 2 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.35%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.18%) SAN
9 1 (0.18%) DNS
9 1 (0.18%) Wireless
9 1 (0.18%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.23%) MySQL
2 23 (4.06%) SQLite
3 5 (0.88%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.53%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.35%) MS Access
5 2 (0.35%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.35%) Redis
6 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 183 (32.28%) Xcode
2 112 (19.75%) Git (software)
3 89 (15.70%) Subversion
4 30 (5.29%) Cucumber
5 27 (4.76%) Calabash
6 15 (2.65%) Jenkins
7 14 (2.47%) Eclipse
8 8 (1.41%) JIRA
8 8 (1.41%) Mercurial
9 7 (1.23%) Selenium
9 7 (1.23%) QuickTest Pro
9 7 (1.23%) Hudson
9 7 (1.23%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 6 (1.06%) JUnit
11 5 (0.88%) WebDriver
12 4 (0.71%) Ranorex
12 4 (0.71%) NUnit
12 4 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (0.53%) JBehave
13 3 (0.53%) Maven
General
1 31 (5.47%) Finance
2 29 (5.11%) Retail
3 20 (3.53%) Publishing
4 18 (3.17%) Banking
5 13 (2.29%) Games
6 8 (1.41%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.23%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.06%) Marketing
9 5 (0.88%) Advertising
10 4 (0.71%) Legal
10 4 (0.71%) Back Office
11 3 (0.53%) Automotive
12 2 (0.35%) Interactive Media
13 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 491 (86.60%) Developer
2 382 (67.37%) iOS Developer
3 61 (10.76%) Mobile Developer
4 41 (7.23%) Senior Developer
5 35 (6.17%) Android Developer
5 35 (6.17%) Senior iOS Developer
6 23 (4.06%) Architect
7 16 (2.82%) Lead Developer
8 15 (2.65%) iPhone Developer
9 14 (2.47%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 13 (2.29%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 13 (2.29%) Software Engineer
11 10 (1.76%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (1.76%) Applications Developer
12 9 (1.59%) Programmer
12 9 (1.59%) Mobile Solutions Architect
13 8 (1.41%) Java Developer
13 8 (1.41%) Senior Software Engineer
13 8 (1.41%) Technical Architect
13 8 (1.41%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (29.81%) Cocoa
2 145 (25.57%) JSON
3 137 (24.16%) Web Services
4 129 (22.75%) HTML
5 126 (22.22%) XML
6 111 (19.58%) Cocoa Touch
7 110 (19.40%) RESTful
8 87 (15.34%) iOS SDK
9 75 (13.23%) HTML5
10 61 (10.76%) CSS
11 45 (7.94%) REST
12 41 (7.23%) SOAP
13 29 (5.11%) CSS3
14 26 (4.59%) UIKit
15 21 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
15 21 (3.70%) jQuery
16 18 (3.17%) .NET
16 18 (3.17%) Android SDK
17 13 (2.29%) Dojo
17 13 (2.29%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 199 (35.10%) iPhone
2 185 (32.63%) Mobile App
3 155 (27.34%) iPad
4 83 (14.64%) User Experience
5 30 (5.29%) Computer Science
6 23 (4.06%) Client/Server
7 18 (3.17%) N-Tier
8 16 (2.82%) Blackberry
9 15 (2.65%) Animation
10 14 (2.47%) Social Media
11 13 (2.29%) Video on Demand
12 12 (2.12%) Digital Media
13 11 (1.94%) Streaming Video
13 11 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (1.76%) Streaming Media
15 8 (1.41%) Augmented Reality
16 7 (1.23%) Mobile Payment
17 6 (1.06%) Open Source
17 6 (1.06%) Cryptography
18 5 (0.88%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 478 (84.30%) Apple iOS
2 179 (31.57%) Android
3 24 (4.23%) Windows
4 15 (2.65%) Linux
5 10 (1.76%) Windows Phone
6 7 (1.23%) Mac OS X
6 7 (1.23%) UNIX
7 6 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.53%) AIX
9 2 (0.35%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.18%) webOS
10 1 (0.18%) Solaris
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.18%) SUSE
10 1 (0.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 425 (74.96%) iOS Development
2 234 (41.27%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (23.10%) OO
4 125 (22.05%) TDD
5 103 (18.17%) Scrum
6 83 (14.64%) Android Development
7 75 (13.23%) BDD
8 71 (12.52%) Continuous Integration
9 55 (9.70%) Software Engineering
10 45 (7.94%) OOP
11 37 (6.53%) Kanban
12 36 (6.35%) E-Commerce
13 28 (4.94%) Mobile Application Development
14 27 (4.76%) MVC
15 26 (4.59%) Memory Management
15 26 (4.59%) Test Scripting
16 25 (4.41%) Multithreading
17 22 (3.88%) Unit Testing
18 20 (3.53%) OOD
19 15 (2.65%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 135 (23.81%) Java
2 129 (22.75%) JavaScript
3 53 (9.35%) C++
4 50 (8.82%) Ruby
5 42 (7.41%) C#
6 40 (7.05%) C
7 29 (5.11%) SQL
8 24 (4.23%) PHP
9 16 (2.82%) Groovy
10 14 (2.47%) Python
11 5 (0.88%) ActionScript
11 5 (0.88%) Perl
12 4 (0.71%) PowerHouse
12 4 (0.71%) PHP5
13 3 (0.53%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.53%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.35%) VBA
14 2 (0.35%) RPG
14 2 (0.35%) RPG IV
14 2 (0.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (4.23%) Degree
2 8 (1.41%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.71%) ISEB
3 4 (0.71%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.35%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.65%) QA
2 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (0.53%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.53%) Cygwin
2 1 (0.18%) Squid
2 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (0.35%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.18%) XenMobile
2 1 (0.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 80 (14.11%) Apple
2 23 (4.06%) Facebook
3 19 (3.35%) Google
4 17 (3.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (1.94%) IBM
6 9 (1.59%) Perforce
6 9 (1.59%) Sencha
7 6 (1.06%) Appcelerator
7 6 (1.06%) Twitter
7 6 (1.06%) SAP
8 5 (0.88%) Xamarin
9 4 (0.71%) Zend
9 4 (0.71%) Adobe
10 3 (0.53%) Yahoo!
10 3 (0.53%) Citrix
11 2 (0.35%) Symbian
11 2 (0.35%) Oracle
11 2 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.35%) Splunk
12 1 (0.18%) Syclo
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