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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Objective-C
Rank 399 301 234
Rank change year-on-year
-98 -67
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 195 284 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.60% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.02% 1.57% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 209 251
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 £317 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £36.25 £22.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +58.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +100.00%
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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
19115 18064 17340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.89% 38.25% 38.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13233 11695 10759
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £553 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 526 693
Average hourly rate £35.50 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £14.01 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.95 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -51 132 £400 -5.88% 45
South East -20 22 £325 -13.33% 17
North West -10 17 £350 -12.50% 16
East Midlands +9 11 £313 -
South West -26 4 £338 -10.00% 4
West Midlands -16 3 £325 +1.56% 1
Yorkshire -16 2 £400 +6.66% 8
East of England -23 2 £350 - 12
North East -26 1 - - 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 421 (83.37%) Apple iOS
2 393 (77.82%) iOS Development
3 221 (43.76%) Agile Software Development
4 172 (34.06%) iPhone
5 169 (33.47%) Xcode
6 153 (30.30%) Android
7 148 (29.31%) Mobile App
8 132 (26.14%) iPad
9 131 (25.94%) Cocoa
10 128 (25.35%) JSON
11 126 (24.95%) JavaScript
12 119 (23.56%) Java
13 116 (22.97%) OO
14 111 (21.98%) HTML
15 108 (21.39%) XML
16 107 (21.19%) Web Services
16 107 (21.19%) TDD
17 100 (19.80%) RESTful
18 87 (17.23%) Git (software)
19 85 (16.83%) Scrum
20 78 (15.45%) iOS SDK
21 76 (15.05%) Cocoa Touch
22 73 (14.46%) HTML5
23 72 (14.26%) Android Development
24 70 (13.86%) User Experience
25 62 (12.28%) CSS
26 59 (11.68%) BDD
27 58 (11.49%) Apple
28 56 (11.09%) Subversion
29 55 (10.89%) HTTP

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 12 (2.38%) WebSphere
2 9 (1.78%) Node.js
3 8 (1.58%) Apache
4 7 (1.39%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.79%) CMS
6 3 (0.59%) nginx
6 3 (0.59%) GlassFish
6 3 (0.59%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (0.40%) Drupal
7 2 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.20%) Confluence
8 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.20%) Jetty
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.20%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (1.58%) Doxygen
2 3 (0.59%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.40%) Blender
4 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.20%) MS Office
4 1 (0.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.39%) GitHub
2 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.20%) SaaS
3 1 (0.20%) PaaS
3 1 (0.20%) Heroku
3 1 (0.20%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.20%) Office 365
3 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 55 (10.89%) HTTP
2 25 (4.95%) VPN
3 13 (2.57%) HTTPS
4 10 (1.98%) Internet
5 6 (1.19%) VoIP
6 2 (0.40%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.40%) SSL
6 2 (0.40%) Firewall
6 2 (0.40%) iBeacon
7 1 (0.20%) IPsec
7 1 (0.20%) BGP
7 1 (0.20%) MPLS
7 1 (0.20%) SAN
7 1 (0.20%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.20%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (5.74%) MySQL
2 19 (3.76%) SQLite
3 10 (1.98%) SQL Server
4 5 (0.99%) NoSQL
5 4 (0.79%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.59%) CouchDB
6 3 (0.59%) Redis
7 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.40%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.20%) Big Data
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 169 (33.47%) Xcode
2 87 (17.23%) Git (software)
3 56 (11.09%) Subversion
4 32 (6.34%) Calabash
5 26 (5.15%) Cucumber
6 17 (3.37%) Eclipse
7 15 (2.97%) Jenkins
8 12 (2.38%) Robolectric
9 10 (1.98%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 9 (1.78%) Hudson
11 7 (1.39%) Appium
12 6 (1.19%) JUnit
12 6 (1.19%) Mercurial
13 5 (0.99%) Jasmine
14 4 (0.79%) JIRA
14 4 (0.79%) Android Studio
15 3 (0.59%) Bitbucket
15 3 (0.59%) Ranorex
15 3 (0.59%) Selenium
15 3 (0.59%) NUnit
General
1 37 (7.33%) Finance
2 31 (6.14%) Retail
3 21 (4.16%) Games
4 16 (3.17%) Banking
5 11 (2.18%) Publishing
6 8 (1.58%) Marketing
7 7 (1.39%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.39%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.99%) Advertising
9 3 (0.59%) Automotive
10 2 (0.40%) Back Office
11 1 (0.20%) Military
11 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 460 (91.09%) Developer
2 352 (69.70%) iOS Developer
3 62 (12.28%) Mobile Developer
4 37 (7.33%) Senior Developer
5 34 (6.73%) Senior iOS Developer
6 30 (5.94%) Android Developer
7 20 (3.96%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 16 (3.17%) Applications Developer
9 12 (2.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 11 (2.18%) Architect
11 10 (1.98%) Software Engineer
11 10 (1.98%) iPhone Developer
12 9 (1.78%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (1.58%) Junior
13 8 (1.58%) Junior Developer
13 8 (1.58%) Test Engineer
13 8 (1.58%) Junior iOS Developer
13 8 (1.58%) Mobile Solutions Architect
14 7 (1.39%) Java Developer
15 6 (1.19%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (25.94%) Cocoa
2 128 (25.35%) JSON
3 111 (21.98%) HTML
4 108 (21.39%) XML
5 107 (21.19%) Web Services
6 100 (19.80%) RESTful
7 78 (15.45%) iOS SDK
8 76 (15.05%) Cocoa Touch
9 73 (14.46%) HTML5
10 62 (12.28%) CSS
11 39 (7.72%) REST
12 38 (7.52%) CSS3
13 30 (5.94%) SOAP
14 25 (4.95%) Android SDK
15 24 (4.75%) .NET
16 19 (3.76%) UIKit
17 18 (3.56%) jQuery
17 18 (3.56%) Ruby on Rails
18 10 (1.98%) Dojo
18 10 (1.98%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 172 (34.06%) iPhone
2 148 (29.31%) Mobile App
3 132 (26.14%) iPad
4 70 (13.86%) User Experience
5 21 (4.16%) Social Media
6 19 (3.76%) Client/Server
6 19 (3.76%) N-Tier
6 19 (3.76%) Computer Science
7 16 (3.17%) Data Structures
8 14 (2.77%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (2.18%) Open Source
9 11 (2.18%) Animation
10 9 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.78%) Blackberry
11 8 (1.58%) Augmented Reality
11 8 (1.58%) New Media
12 6 (1.19%) Video on Demand
13 5 (0.99%) Algorithms
13 5 (0.99%) Mobile Payment
13 5 (0.99%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 421 (83.37%) Apple iOS
2 153 (30.30%) Android
3 25 (4.95%) Windows
4 22 (4.36%) Linux
5 11 (2.18%) UNIX
6 9 (1.78%) Windows Phone
7 8 (1.58%) Mac OS X
8 6 (1.19%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.59%) Solaris
10 2 (0.40%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 393 (77.82%) iOS Development
2 221 (43.76%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (22.97%) OO
4 107 (21.19%) TDD
5 85 (16.83%) Scrum
6 72 (14.26%) Android Development
7 59 (11.68%) BDD
8 54 (10.69%) Continuous Integration
9 42 (8.32%) E-Commerce
9 42 (8.32%) Software Engineering
10 33 (6.53%) Mobile Application Development
11 30 (5.94%) OOP
12 24 (4.75%) OOD
13 21 (4.16%) Systems Analysis
13 21 (4.16%) Multithreading
14 20 (3.96%) Kanban
14 20 (3.96%) MVC
15 16 (3.17%) Memory Management
16 15 (2.97%) Test Scripting
17 14 (2.77%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 126 (24.95%) JavaScript
2 119 (23.56%) Java
3 47 (9.31%) C#
4 38 (7.52%) C++
5 34 (6.73%) Ruby
6 20 (3.96%) SQL
7 19 (3.76%) C
8 16 (3.17%) PHP
9 9 (1.78%) Python
10 8 (1.58%) Groovy
11 4 (0.79%) Perl
12 3 (0.59%) XAML
12 3 (0.59%) ActionScript
13 2 (0.40%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.40%) PHP5
14 1 (0.20%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.20%) CoffeeScript
14 1 (0.20%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.20%) XPath
14 1 (0.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (2.57%) Degree
2 5 (0.99%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.40%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.20%) JNCIP
4 1 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.20%) ISEB
4 1 (0.20%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.18%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.59%) Squid
2 2 (0.40%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.40%) Puppet
2 1 (0.20%) Ansible
Vendors
1 58 (11.49%) Apple
2 21 (4.16%) Microsoft
3 15 (2.97%) Xamarin
4 12 (2.38%) Perforce
4 12 (2.38%) Google
4 12 (2.38%) Facebook
5 9 (1.78%) IBM
5 9 (1.78%) Oracle
6 7 (1.39%) Twitter
7 6 (1.19%) Appcelerator
8 3 (0.59%) Sencha
8 3 (0.59%) Splunk
8 3 (0.59%) Kony
8 3 (0.59%) Yahoo!
8 3 (0.59%) Sun
9 2 (0.40%) Symbian
9 2 (0.40%) Citrix
9 2 (0.40%) VMware
9 2 (0.40%) Zend
10 1 (0.20%) MobileIron
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