The first table below looks at the demand for Objective-C skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Objective-C over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Objective-C
Rank 213 223 256
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +33
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 216 212 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.91% 0.87% 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.20% 2.02% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 177 98
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +54.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.53 £22.66 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.05% -35.25%
Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9823 10518 10259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.60% 43.38% 39.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7033 7463 7045
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £299 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 111 158
Average hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +5.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £51.54 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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Objective-C
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Objective-C across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Objective-C Jobs Demand Trend in London

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Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Objective-C across the London region.

Objective-C Daily Rate Trend in London

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Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Objective-C across the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Objective-C Daily Rate Histogram in London

Objective-C
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Objective-C across the London region.

Objective-C Hourly Rate Trend in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
City of London +24 57 £413 +2.61% 13
Chiswick - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
Ruislip - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - - 2
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 328 (86.77%) Apple iOS
2 294 (77.78%) iOS Development
3 143 (37.83%) Xcode
4 122 (32.28%) Android
5 118 (31.22%) Mobile App
6 115 (30.42%) iPhone
7 103 (27.25%) Cocoa
7 103 (27.25%) Java
8 102 (26.98%) iPad
9 95 (25.13%) HTML
10 94 (24.87%) Web Services
10 94 (24.87%) JSON
11 88 (23.28%) OO
12 87 (23.02%) JavaScript
13 83 (21.96%) Agile Software Development
14 81 (21.43%) XML
15 78 (20.63%) TDD
16 73 (19.31%) iOS SDK
17 62 (16.40%) RESTful
17 62 (16.40%) Apple
18 59 (15.61%) Scrum
18 59 (15.61%) Cocoa Touch
19 58 (15.34%) BDD
19 58 (15.34%) Git (software)
20 55 (14.55%) HTML5
21 44 (11.64%) Ruby
22 43 (11.38%) Continuous Integration
22 43 (11.38%) Android Development
23 42 (11.11%) CSS
24 39 (10.32%) Software Engineering

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (2.91%) CMS
2 5 (1.32%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (0.79%) Node.js
4 2 (0.53%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.53%) Kentico
5 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (1.32%) Doxygen
2 2 (0.53%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.53%) GitHub
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (7.14%) HTTP
2 15 (3.97%) HTTPS
3 8 (2.12%) Firewall
4 7 (1.85%) SSL
5 6 (1.59%) VPN
5 6 (1.59%) Bluetooth
6 5 (1.32%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.06%) VoIP
7 4 (1.06%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.79%) Internet
9 1 (0.26%) DNS
9 1 (0.26%) FTP
9 1 (0.26%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.26%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.17%) SQLite
2 9 (2.38%) MySQL
3 3 (0.79%) MS Access
4 2 (0.53%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 143 (37.83%) Xcode
2 58 (15.34%) Git (software)
3 36 (9.52%) Subversion
4 24 (6.35%) Cucumber
5 18 (4.76%) Calabash
6 11 (2.91%) JUnit
6 11 (2.91%) Selenium
7 10 (2.65%) JIRA
7 10 (2.65%) PhoneGap
8 9 (2.38%) Jenkins
8 9 (2.38%) QuickTest Pro
9 8 (2.12%) WebDriver
10 7 (1.85%) Eclipse
11 6 (1.59%) Mercurial
12 5 (1.32%) Maven
12 5 (1.32%) eggPlant
13 4 (1.06%) NUnit
13 4 (1.06%) JBehave
13 4 (1.06%) Hudson
13 4 (1.06%) Jasmine
General
1 22 (5.82%) Retail
2 19 (5.03%) Banking
3 16 (4.23%) Finance
3 16 (4.23%) Publishing
4 9 (2.38%) Legal
5 6 (1.59%) Games
5 6 (1.59%) Marketing
6 5 (1.32%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.32%) Back Office
7 4 (1.06%) Advertising
8 2 (0.53%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.53%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 325 (85.98%) Developer
2 275 (72.75%) iOS Developer
3 27 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 22 (5.82%) Senior iOS Developer
5 21 (5.56%) Mobile Developer
6 17 (4.50%) Android Developer
7 15 (3.97%) Architect
8 12 (3.17%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 11 (2.91%) Lead Developer
10 9 (2.38%) Security Architect
10 9 (2.38%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 8 (2.12%) iPhone Developer
11 8 (2.12%) Applications Developer
11 8 (2.12%) Software Engineer
12 7 (1.85%) Programmer
13 6 (1.59%) Java Developer
13 6 (1.59%) Tester
14 5 (1.32%) Junior
14 5 (1.32%) Senior Software Engineer
14 5 (1.32%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (27.25%) Cocoa
2 95 (25.13%) HTML
3 94 (24.87%) Web Services
3 94 (24.87%) JSON
4 81 (21.43%) XML
5 73 (19.31%) iOS SDK
6 62 (16.40%) RESTful
7 59 (15.61%) Cocoa Touch
8 55 (14.55%) HTML5
9 42 (11.11%) CSS
10 27 (7.14%) REST
11 17 (4.50%) UIKit
11 17 (4.50%) Ruby on Rails
12 16 (4.23%) CSS3
13 15 (3.97%) jQuery
13 15 (3.97%) .NET
14 13 (3.44%) SOAP
15 12 (3.17%) Ajax
16 10 (2.65%) OpenGL
16 10 (2.65%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 118 (31.22%) Mobile App
2 115 (30.42%) iPhone
3 102 (26.98%) iPad
4 22 (5.82%) Computer Science
5 15 (3.97%) Social Media
6 14 (3.70%) Cryptography
7 11 (2.91%) Animation
7 11 (2.91%) Client/Server
7 11 (2.91%) Video on Demand
7 11 (2.91%) Social Network
8 10 (2.65%) Streaming Video
8 10 (2.65%) PKI
9 9 (2.38%) Blackberry
10 8 (2.12%) Streaming Media
11 6 (1.59%) Augmented Reality
12 5 (1.32%) Graphic Design
12 5 (1.32%) Arduino
12 5 (1.32%) Digital Media
12 5 (1.32%) IPTV
13 4 (1.06%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 328 (86.77%) Apple iOS
2 122 (32.28%) Android
3 15 (3.97%) Windows
4 7 (1.85%) Windows Phone
5 4 (1.06%) Linux
6 2 (0.53%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.53%) UNIX
6 2 (0.53%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (77.78%) iOS Development
2 88 (23.28%) OO
3 83 (21.96%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (20.63%) TDD
5 59 (15.61%) Scrum
6 58 (15.34%) BDD
7 43 (11.38%) Android Development
7 43 (11.38%) Continuous Integration
8 39 (10.32%) Software Engineering
9 36 (9.52%) OOP
10 25 (6.61%) MVC
11 22 (5.82%) Test Scripting
12 21 (5.56%) Unit Testing
13 19 (5.03%) E-Commerce
14 17 (4.50%) Multithreading
14 17 (4.50%) Kanban
15 15 (3.97%) Test Automation
16 12 (3.17%) Reverse Engineering
16 12 (3.17%) Memory Management
17 10 (2.65%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 103 (27.25%) Java
2 87 (23.02%) JavaScript
3 44 (11.64%) Ruby
4 37 (9.79%) C++
5 35 (9.26%) C#
6 32 (8.47%) C
7 17 (4.50%) Python
8 14 (3.70%) Groovy
9 12 (3.17%) SQL
10 9 (2.38%) PHP
11 4 (1.06%) Perl
12 3 (0.79%) VB
12 3 (0.79%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.79%) ActionScript
12 3 (0.79%) VBA
13 1 (0.26%) PowerHouse
13 1 (0.26%) XAML
13 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (3.44%) Degree
2 4 (1.06%) ISEB
2 4 (1.06%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.91%) QA
2 10 (2.65%) PCI DSS
2 10 (2.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.06%) Cygwin
2 3 (0.79%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (0.26%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 62 (16.40%) Apple
2 24 (6.35%) Facebook
3 11 (2.91%) Google
4 9 (2.38%) Twitter
5 8 (2.12%) IBM
6 7 (1.85%) Sencha
7 3 (0.79%) Microsoft
7 3 (0.79%) Citrix
8 2 (0.53%) Adobe
8 2 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.53%) Perforce
8 2 (0.53%) Splunk
8 2 (0.53%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.53%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.53%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.26%) MobileIron
9 1 (0.26%) Appcelerator
9 1 (0.26%) Yahoo!
9 1 (0.26%) Sony
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle
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