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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Objective-C over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Objective-C
Rank 225 200 224
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +24
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 210 255 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.88% 1.02% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.10% 2.32% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 202 147
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £301 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £469 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £300 £311
% change year-on-year
+18.33% -3.61%
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 £30.08 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-11.81% -17.02%
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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 London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9977 11004 10468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.61% 44.00% 40.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7038 7841 7298
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
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 61 84 146
Average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.50 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £59.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 28 August 2014.

Objective-C Daily Rate Histogram in London

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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 28 August 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
City of London -4 43 £375 -6.71% 16
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £438 -
Ruislip - - - - 2
Surbiton - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 323 (86.13%) Apple iOS
2 299 (79.73%) iOS Development
3 142 (37.87%) Xcode
4 125 (33.33%) iPhone
5 117 (31.20%) Android
6 109 (29.07%) Cocoa
7 105 (28.00%) Mobile App
8 103 (27.47%) JSON
9 102 (27.20%) iPad
10 99 (26.40%) Java
11 95 (25.33%) OO
12 89 (23.73%) XML
12 89 (23.73%) HTML
13 88 (23.47%) JavaScript
14 80 (21.33%) Web Services
15 77 (20.53%) Agile Software Development
15 77 (20.53%) TDD
16 66 (17.60%) Cocoa Touch
17 65 (17.33%) iOS SDK
17 65 (17.33%) Scrum
18 62 (16.53%) Git (software)
19 61 (16.27%) BDD
20 60 (16.00%) RESTful
21 51 (13.60%) HTML5
22 49 (13.07%) Apple
23 45 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
23 45 (12.00%) Android Development
24 44 (11.73%) Subversion
25 42 (11.20%) Software Engineering
25 42 (11.20%) Ruby

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (2.67%) CMS
2 5 (1.33%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (0.80%) Node.js
4 2 (0.53%) Apache
5 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.27%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (1.87%) Doxygen
2 2 (0.53%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.27%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 30 (8.00%) HTTP
2 15 (4.00%) HTTPS
3 11 (2.93%) VPN
4 7 (1.87%) VoIP
5 6 (1.60%) SSL
6 5 (1.33%) Bluetooth
7 4 (1.07%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.80%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.53%) Internet
9 2 (0.53%) Firewall
9 2 (0.53%) iBeacon
10 1 (0.27%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.27%) SAN
10 1 (0.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.47%) SQLite
2 11 (2.93%) MySQL
3 2 (0.53%) MS Access
4 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.27%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 142 (37.87%) Xcode
2 62 (16.53%) Git (software)
3 44 (11.73%) Subversion
4 23 (6.13%) Cucumber
5 20 (5.33%) Calabash
6 9 (2.40%) Selenium
6 9 (2.40%) JUnit
6 9 (2.40%) QuickTest Pro
7 8 (2.13%) JIRA
8 7 (1.87%) WebDriver
8 7 (1.87%) Jenkins
8 7 (1.87%) Mercurial
9 6 (1.60%) Eclipse
10 5 (1.33%) Hudson
11 3 (0.80%) Robotium
11 3 (0.80%) eggPlant
11 3 (0.80%) JBehave
11 3 (0.80%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.80%) Maven
12 2 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (6.13%) Retail
2 21 (5.60%) Finance
3 20 (5.33%) Publishing
4 16 (4.27%) Banking
5 8 (2.13%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.87%) Legal
7 6 (1.60%) Games
8 5 (1.33%) Advertising
8 5 (1.33%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.07%) Back Office
9 4 (1.07%) Marketing
10 2 (0.53%) Interactive Media
10 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 328 (87.47%) Developer
2 278 (74.13%) iOS Developer
3 28 (7.47%) Senior Developer
4 25 (6.67%) Senior iOS Developer
5 20 (5.33%) Mobile Developer
6 17 (4.53%) Android Developer
7 12 (3.20%) Software Engineer
8 11 (2.93%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 10 (2.67%) Lead Developer
9 10 (2.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 8 (2.13%) iPhone Developer
11 7 (1.87%) Junior iOS Developer
11 7 (1.87%) Junior
11 7 (1.87%) Programmer
11 7 (1.87%) Senior Software Engineer
11 7 (1.87%) Junior Developer
12 6 (1.60%) Web Developer
13 5 (1.33%) Applications Developer
13 5 (1.33%) Architect
13 5 (1.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (29.07%) Cocoa
2 103 (27.47%) JSON
3 89 (23.73%) HTML
3 89 (23.73%) XML
4 80 (21.33%) Web Services
5 66 (17.60%) Cocoa Touch
6 65 (17.33%) iOS SDK
7 60 (16.00%) RESTful
8 51 (13.60%) HTML5
9 41 (10.93%) CSS
10 28 (7.47%) REST
11 17 (4.53%) CSS3
12 14 (3.73%) Ruby on Rails
12 14 (3.73%) jQuery
13 12 (3.20%) .NET
14 10 (2.67%) Ajax
14 10 (2.67%) UIKit
15 9 (2.40%) SOAP
15 9 (2.40%) Core Animation
16 8 (2.13%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 125 (33.33%) iPhone
2 105 (28.00%) Mobile App
3 102 (27.20%) iPad
4 22 (5.87%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.93%) Blackberry
5 11 (2.93%) Animation
6 10 (2.67%) Video on Demand
7 9 (2.40%) Streaming Media
8 8 (2.13%) Client/Server
8 8 (2.13%) Streaming Video
8 8 (2.13%) Social Media
9 7 (1.87%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.33%) Cryptography
10 5 (1.33%) Augmented Reality
10 5 (1.33%) Arduino
11 4 (1.07%) Digital Media
11 4 (1.07%) Mobile Payment
11 4 (1.07%) PKI
11 4 (1.07%) Social Network
12 3 (0.80%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 323 (86.13%) Apple iOS
2 117 (31.20%) Android
3 14 (3.73%) Windows
4 7 (1.87%) Windows Phone
5 4 (1.07%) Linux
6 3 (0.80%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (0.80%) UNIX
7 2 (0.53%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (79.73%) iOS Development
2 95 (25.33%) OO
3 77 (20.53%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (20.53%) TDD
4 65 (17.33%) Scrum
5 61 (16.27%) BDD
6 45 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
6 45 (12.00%) Android Development
7 42 (11.20%) Software Engineering
8 27 (7.20%) OOP
9 25 (6.67%) Test Scripting
10 20 (5.33%) E-Commerce
11 18 (4.80%) MVC
11 18 (4.80%) Multithreading
12 17 (4.53%) Kanban
13 16 (4.27%) Unit Testing
13 16 (4.27%) Test Automation
13 16 (4.27%) OOD
14 15 (4.00%) ATDD
15 13 (3.47%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 99 (26.40%) Java
2 88 (23.47%) JavaScript
3 42 (11.20%) Ruby
4 36 (9.60%) C++
5 28 (7.47%) C
5 28 (7.47%) C#
6 17 (4.53%) Groovy
7 15 (4.00%) SQL
8 12 (3.20%) Python
9 10 (2.67%) PHP
10 4 (1.07%) PowerHouse
11 3 (0.80%) ActionScript
11 3 (0.80%) Perl
12 2 (0.53%) VB
12 2 (0.53%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.53%) VBA
13 1 (0.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (3.20%) Degree
2 3 (0.80%) ISEB
2 3 (0.80%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.53%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.67%) QA
2 2 (0.53%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (0.80%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.80%) Cygwin
2 1 (0.27%) Squid
2 1 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 49 (13.07%) Apple
2 19 (5.07%) Facebook
3 13 (3.47%) Google
4 7 (1.87%) Microsoft
5 5 (1.33%) Perforce
6 4 (1.07%) Twitter
7 3 (0.80%) Sencha
7 3 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.80%) Citrix
8 2 (0.53%) Adobe
8 2 (0.53%) Splunk
8 2 (0.53%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.53%) Yahoo!
8 2 (0.53%) IBM
9 1 (0.27%) MobileIron
9 1 (0.27%) Appcelerator
9 1 (0.27%) Sun
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle
9 1 (0.27%) Symbian
9 1 (0.27%) Hitachi
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