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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Objective-C
Rank 264 220 311
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +91
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 153 182 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.63% 0.84% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.56% 2.07% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 136 82
Average daily rate £425 £400 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £325 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £301 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.88% -5.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £42.50
Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9782 8774 10499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 40.43% 40.61% 37.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7143 6354 7145
Average daily rate £425 £450 £434
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 100 118
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £17.86 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £48.56 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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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

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 18 April 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

Objective-C
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -25 38 £425 +8.97% 13
Surbiton - 1 £425 -
Hounslow - - - -
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Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 266 (82.35%) Apple iOS
2 221 (68.42%) iOS Development
3 134 (41.49%) Java
4 118 (36.53%) Mobile App
5 113 (34.98%) Xcode
6 112 (34.67%) Android
7 92 (28.48%) iPhone
7 92 (28.48%) HTML
8 82 (25.39%) OO
9 81 (25.08%) Agile Software Development
10 76 (23.53%) iOS SDK
11 72 (22.29%) iPad
11 72 (22.29%) Cocoa
12 68 (21.05%) JavaScript
13 66 (20.43%) TDD
14 65 (20.12%) Web Services
15 62 (19.20%) Scrum
16 61 (18.89%) HTML5
17 59 (18.27%) Apple
18 58 (17.96%) JSON
19 52 (16.10%) C++
20 49 (15.17%) OOP
21 48 (14.86%) CSS
22 45 (13.93%) RESTful
23 43 (13.31%) Git (software)
23 43 (13.31%) Android Development
24 38 (11.76%) REST
24 38 (11.76%) XML
25 36 (11.15%) MVC
26 34 (10.53%) Subversion

Objective-C
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (4.95%) CMS
2 6 (1.86%) Apache
2 6 (1.86%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.55%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (1.24%) GlassFish
5 3 (0.93%) Node.js
6 2 (0.62%) Kentico
6 2 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.62%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.62%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.31%) WordPress
7 1 (0.31%) IIS
7 1 (0.31%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.31%) nginx
7 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.31%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (4.02%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.31%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.31%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.31%) MS Project
3 1 (0.31%) MS Office
3 1 (0.31%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.26%) GitHub
2 5 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.31%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.31%) IaaS
3 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.31%) SaaS
3 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (10.22%) HTTP
2 13 (4.02%) Internet
3 10 (3.10%) Firewall
4 7 (2.17%) VPN
5 6 (1.86%) Bluetooth
5 6 (1.86%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (1.55%) HTTPS
7 4 (1.24%) SAN
7 4 (1.24%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.93%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.93%) SSL
9 2 (0.62%) DNS
10 1 (0.31%) RTSP
10 1 (0.31%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.17%) SQL Server
1 7 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.86%) MySQL
2 6 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (1.24%) SQLite
4 2 (0.62%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.31%) MS Access
5 1 (0.31%) Redis
5 1 (0.31%) Hazelcast
5 1 (0.31%) OrientDB
5 1 (0.31%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.31%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 113 (34.98%) Xcode
2 43 (13.31%) Git (software)
3 34 (10.53%) Subversion
4 20 (6.19%) PhoneGap
5 19 (5.88%) JIRA
6 18 (5.57%) Mercurial
7 14 (4.33%) Eclipse
8 12 (3.72%) Jenkins
8 12 (3.72%) Cucumber
9 9 (2.79%) Selenium
10 8 (2.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 8 (2.48%) JUnit
11 6 (1.86%) Calabash
11 6 (1.86%) QuickTest Pro
11 6 (1.86%) Maven
12 5 (1.55%) Hudson
12 5 (1.55%) WebDriver
13 4 (1.24%) Jasmine
13 4 (1.24%) eggPlant
14 3 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 32 (9.91%) Banking
2 31 (9.60%) Finance
3 19 (5.88%) Games
4 17 (5.26%) Retail
5 12 (3.72%) Publishing
6 9 (2.79%) Investment Banking
7 8 (2.48%) Legal
8 7 (2.17%) Advertising
9 6 (1.86%) Marketing
10 3 (0.93%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.93%) Back Office
11 2 (0.62%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.62%) Local Government
12 1 (0.31%) Electronics
12 1 (0.31%) Law
12 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 259 (80.19%) Developer
2 186 (57.59%) iOS Developer
3 24 (7.43%) Android Developer
3 24 (7.43%) Mobile Developer
4 22 (6.81%) Senior Developer
5 20 (6.19%) Architect
6 16 (4.95%) Senior iOS Developer
7 14 (4.33%) Applications Developer
8 12 (3.72%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 8 (2.48%) Security Architect
10 7 (2.17%) iPhone Developer
11 6 (1.86%) Tester
11 6 (1.86%) Applications Architect
11 6 (1.86%) Java Developer
12 5 (1.55%) Analyst
12 5 (1.55%) Lead Developer
12 5 (1.55%) Front-End Developer
13 4 (1.24%) IT Risk Analyst
13 4 (1.24%) Prototyper
13 4 (1.24%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (28.48%) HTML
2 76 (23.53%) iOS SDK
3 72 (22.29%) Cocoa
4 65 (20.12%) Web Services
5 61 (18.89%) HTML5
6 58 (17.96%) JSON
7 48 (14.86%) CSS
8 45 (13.93%) RESTful
9 38 (11.76%) REST
9 38 (11.76%) XML
10 29 (8.98%) Cocoa Touch
11 26 (8.05%) jQuery
12 19 (5.88%) .NET
13 17 (5.26%) UIKit
13 17 (5.26%) Ajax
14 16 (4.95%) OpenGL
15 13 (4.02%) SOAP
16 12 (3.72%) CSS3
16 12 (3.72%) OpenGL ES
17 11 (3.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 118 (36.53%) Mobile App
2 92 (28.48%) iPhone
3 72 (22.29%) iPad
4 14 (4.33%) Social Media
4 14 (4.33%) Open Source
4 14 (4.33%) Graphic Design
5 12 (3.72%) PKI
6 11 (3.41%) Cryptography
6 11 (3.41%) Social Network
7 10 (3.10%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.79%) Client/Server
9 8 (2.48%) Visualisation
9 8 (2.48%) Augmented Reality
9 8 (2.48%) Video on Demand
10 7 (2.17%) Animation
10 7 (2.17%) N-Tier
11 6 (1.86%) Digital Media
12 5 (1.55%) Streaming Video
12 5 (1.55%) IPTV
12 5 (1.55%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 266 (82.35%) Apple iOS
2 112 (34.67%) Android
3 18 (5.57%) Windows
4 11 (3.41%) UNIX
5 10 (3.10%) Linux
6 5 (1.55%) Windows Phone
7 4 (1.24%) Mac OS
7 4 (1.24%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.24%) Solaris
8 2 (0.62%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.31%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (68.42%) iOS Development
2 82 (25.39%) OO
3 81 (25.08%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (20.43%) TDD
5 62 (19.20%) Scrum
6 49 (15.17%) OOP
7 43 (13.31%) Android Development
8 36 (11.15%) MVC
9 32 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (9.29%) BDD
11 26 (8.05%) Unit Testing
12 21 (6.50%) Software Engineering
13 20 (6.19%) Multithreading
13 20 (6.19%) SOA
14 18 (5.57%) Kanban
14 18 (5.57%) Memory Management
15 17 (5.26%) OOD
16 15 (4.64%) Mobile Application Development
17 13 (4.02%) E-Commerce
18 12 (3.72%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 134 (41.49%) Java
2 68 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 52 (16.10%) C++
4 32 (9.91%) C#
5 25 (7.74%) Python
6 24 (7.43%) C
7 21 (6.50%) Ruby
8 9 (2.79%) SQL
8 9 (2.79%) Perl
9 8 (2.48%) PHP
10 3 (0.93%) VB
11 2 (0.62%) PowerHouse
11 2 (0.62%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.62%) XAML
11 2 (0.62%) Groovy
12 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.31%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.31%) VBA
12 1 (0.31%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (3.72%) Degree
2 3 (0.93%) ISTQB
2 3 (0.93%) ISEB
3 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (0.31%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.31%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.79%) PCI DSS
1 9 (2.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (2.48%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.24%) Squid
2 3 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.93%) Cygwin
3 2 (0.62%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.31%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (0.93%) Puppet
2 1 (0.31%) Nagios
2 1 (0.31%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.31%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.31%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 59 (18.27%) Apple
2 17 (5.26%) Google
3 15 (4.64%) Facebook
4 13 (4.02%) Twitter
5 9 (2.79%) Sencha
6 7 (2.17%) Microsoft
7 6 (1.86%) IBM
8 4 (1.24%) Xamarin
8 4 (1.24%) Cisco
8 4 (1.24%) Veritas
8 4 (1.24%) Juniper
8 4 (1.24%) Sun
8 4 (1.24%) VMware
9 3 (0.93%) Brocade
9 3 (0.93%) Hitachi
10 2 (0.62%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.62%) Adobe
10 2 (0.62%) Citrix
10 2 (0.62%) EPiServer
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