The table below looks at the statistics for Objective-C skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Objective-C over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Objective-C
Rank 280 261 263
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +2
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 139 169 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.64% 0.74% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.46% 1.77% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 108 133
Median daily rate £463 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £350 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-32.94% -
Objective-C
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9503 9568 9488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.69% 41.65% 41.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7247 6947 7018
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 74 64
Median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £19.21 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £54.00 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

Objective-C
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Objective-C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Objective-C Jobs Demand Trend in London

Objective-C
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

Objective-C
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 29 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Objective-C within the London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +24 20 £500 +15.94% 21
Uxbridge - 2 £413 -
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England

Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Objective-C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 211 (90.56%) Apple iOS
2 194 (83.26%) iOS Development
3 136 (58.37%) Agile Software Development
4 122 (52.36%) Apple Swift
5 89 (38.20%) TDD
6 76 (32.62%) Xcode
7 72 (30.90%) Cocoa
8 65 (27.90%) Scrum
8 65 (27.90%) User Experience
9 64 (27.47%) Mobile Development
10 57 (24.46%) Java
11 56 (24.03%) BDD
12 54 (23.18%) Unit Testing
13 53 (22.75%) RESTful
14 51 (21.89%) Mobile App
14 51 (21.89%) Android
15 46 (19.74%) JavaScript
16 45 (19.31%) OO
17 41 (17.60%) iPhone
18 39 (16.74%) iPad
19 36 (15.45%) Git (software)
20 34 (14.59%) iOS SDK
21 33 (14.16%) Computer Science
22 31 (13.30%) Degree
22 31 (13.30%) Apple
23 29 (12.45%) Continuous Integration
24 28 (12.02%) E-Commerce
24 28 (12.02%) Android Development
25 26 (11.16%) OOD
25 26 (11.16%) Web Services

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (4.72%) CMS
2 5 (2.15%) Node.js
3 3 (1.29%) Apache
4 2 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.86%) GlassFish
4 2 (0.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (0.86%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.86%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.43%) IIS
5 1 (0.43%) JBoss
5 1 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.72%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.58%) GitHub
3 5 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.43%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.43%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.86%) HTTP
2 3 (1.29%) Bluetooth
2 3 (1.29%) Internet
3 1 (0.43%) DNS
3 1 (0.43%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.43%) Network Security
3 1 (0.43%) RIP
3 1 (0.43%) Skype
3 1 (0.43%) SSH
3 1 (0.43%) SSL
3 1 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.43%) MongoDB
2 6 (2.58%) MySQL
2 6 (2.58%) NoSQL
3 5 (2.15%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (2.15%) SQLite
4 4 (1.72%) Big Data
5 3 (1.29%) CouchDB
6 2 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.86%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.86%) Redis
6 2 (0.86%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.86%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.43%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.43%) HBase
7 1 (0.43%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.43%) Riak
Development Applications
1 76 (32.62%) Xcode
2 36 (15.45%) Git (software)
3 20 (8.58%) Jenkins
4 13 (5.58%) Gradle
5 12 (5.15%) Ant
6 10 (4.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (3.86%) Subversion
8 7 (3.00%) CocoaPods
9 5 (2.15%) Android Studio
9 5 (2.15%) Bitbucket
10 4 (1.72%) Appium
10 4 (1.72%) JIRA
10 4 (1.72%) Maven
11 3 (1.29%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.29%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.29%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (0.86%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 2 (0.86%) git-flow
12 2 (0.86%) Hudson
12 2 (0.86%) Travis CI
General
1 17 (7.30%) Games
2 14 (6.01%) Finance
2 14 (6.01%) Publishing
3 7 (3.00%) Banking
3 7 (3.00%) Retail
4 4 (1.72%) Automotive
5 3 (1.29%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.43%) Advertising
6 1 (0.43%) Back Office
6 1 (0.43%) Electronics
6 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.43%) International Banking
6 1 (0.43%) Legal
6 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 212 (90.99%) Developer
2 175 (75.11%) iOS Developer
3 52 (22.32%) Objective-C Developer
4 41 (17.60%) Senior Developer
5 38 (16.31%) Senior iOS Developer
6 23 (9.87%) Mobile Developer
7 19 (8.15%) Applications Developer
8 16 (6.87%) Android Developer
9 12 (5.15%) Agile Developer
10 9 (3.86%) Software Engineer
11 8 (3.43%) iOS Android Developer
12 7 (3.00%) C++ Developer
12 7 (3.00%) E-Commerce Developer
12 7 (3.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
13 6 (2.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 6 (2.58%) Games Developer
14 4 (1.72%) iOS Software Engineer
14 4 (1.72%) Senior Software Engineer
15 3 (1.29%) Java Developer
15 3 (1.29%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (30.90%) Cocoa
2 53 (22.75%) RESTful
3 34 (14.59%) iOS SDK
4 26 (11.16%) HTML
4 26 (11.16%) JSON
4 26 (11.16%) Web Services
5 24 (10.30%) REST
6 22 (9.44%) SOAP
7 20 (8.58%) Cocoa Touch
8 19 (8.15%) CSS
9 18 (7.73%) HTML5
10 16 (6.87%) XML
11 14 (6.01%) UIKit
12 13 (5.58%) Android SDK
13 12 (5.15%) AngularJS
14 10 (4.29%) Backbone.js
14 10 (4.29%) CSS3
15 9 (3.86%) .NET
16 8 (3.43%) AVFoundation
17 7 (3.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 65 (27.90%) User Experience
2 51 (21.89%) Mobile App
3 41 (17.60%) iPhone
4 39 (16.74%) iPad
5 33 (14.16%) Computer Science
6 18 (7.73%) Smartphone
7 15 (6.44%) Fintech
8 10 (4.29%) Embedded Systems
9 8 (3.43%) Social Media
10 7 (3.00%) Mobile Payment
11 6 (2.58%) Animation
11 6 (2.58%) Data Structures
12 5 (2.15%) NHS
12 5 (2.15%) Streaming Video
13 4 (1.72%) Algorithms
13 4 (1.72%) Augmented Reality
13 4 (1.72%) Digital Media
13 4 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (1.72%) Mobile Banking
13 4 (1.72%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 211 (90.56%) Apple iOS
2 51 (21.89%) Android
3 9 (3.86%) Linux
4 8 (3.43%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.72%) Unix
5 4 (1.72%) Windows
6 2 (0.86%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.86%) Solaris
7 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (83.26%) iOS Development
2 136 (58.37%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (38.20%) TDD
4 65 (27.90%) Scrum
5 64 (27.47%) Mobile Development
6 56 (24.03%) BDD
7 54 (23.18%) Unit Testing
8 45 (19.31%) OO
9 29 (12.45%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (12.02%) Android Development
10 28 (12.02%) E-Commerce
11 26 (11.16%) OOD
12 25 (10.73%) Software Engineering
13 20 (8.58%) OOP
14 16 (6.87%) Multithreading
15 14 (6.01%) Continuous Delivery
16 12 (5.15%) Mentoring
16 12 (5.15%) Product Management
17 11 (4.72%) Web Development
18 10 (4.29%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 122 (52.36%) Apple Swift
2 57 (24.46%) Java
3 46 (19.74%) JavaScript
4 24 (10.30%) C++
5 19 (8.15%) C#
6 18 (7.73%) C
7 11 (4.72%) Ruby
8 9 (3.86%) Python
9 8 (3.43%) PHP
10 6 (2.58%) SQL
11 5 (2.15%) Clojure
12 4 (1.72%) ActionScript
13 2 (0.86%) Perl
13 2 (0.86%) Scala
14 1 (0.43%) ActionScript 3.0
14 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.43%) ECMAScript
14 1 (0.43%) Erlang
14 1 (0.43%) F#
14 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (13.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.15%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.86%) Squid
1 2 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.43%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.86%) yum
Vendors
1 31 (13.30%) Apple
2 8 (3.43%) Google
3 3 (1.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (0.86%) Appcelerator
4 2 (0.86%) Facebook
4 2 (0.86%) IBM
4 2 (0.86%) Oracle
4 2 (0.86%) Sun
4 2 (0.86%) Twitter
4 2 (0.86%) VMware
5 1 (0.43%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.43%) Endeca
5 1 (0.43%) hybris
5 1 (0.43%) PayPal
5 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.43%) SAP
5 1 (0.43%) Telerik
5 1 (0.43%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.43%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.43%) Zend
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