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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Objective-C
England / London
Rank 284 323 302
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -21
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 113 96 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.59% 0.45% 0.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.30% 1.06% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 73 86
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £350 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 - -

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
8689 9029 9071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.49% 42.10% 42.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6496 6699 6697
Median daily rate £475 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% +3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 62 45
Median hourly rate £47.00 £40.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +37.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.62 £18.56 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 25 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Objective-C across the London region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Objective-C Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Objective-C
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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +22 19 £488 +14.70% 16
Objective-C
England

Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 225 (86.21%) Apple iOS
2 195 (74.71%) iOS Development
3 184 (70.50%) Apple Swift
4 145 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 99 (37.93%) TDD
6 71 (27.20%) Android
7 66 (25.29%) Scrum
8 61 (23.37%) Cocoa
9 58 (22.22%) Git (software)
10 53 (20.31%) Mobile Development
11 52 (19.92%) Core Data
12 51 (19.54%) Mobile App
13 50 (19.16%) RESTful
14 49 (18.77%) Apple
15 48 (18.39%) Continuous Integration
16 44 (16.86%) Android Development
17 42 (16.09%) REST
18 41 (15.71%) Unit Testing
19 40 (15.33%) BDD
19 40 (15.33%) Java
19 40 (15.33%) User Experience
20 39 (14.94%) Web Services
21 37 (14.18%) C++
21 37 (14.18%) E-Commerce
22 36 (13.79%) JIRA
22 36 (13.79%) iPhone
23 35 (13.41%) HTML
24 34 (13.03%) Xcode
25 33 (12.64%) Cocoa Touch
26 32 (12.26%) C#

Objective-C
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 17 (6.51%) Confluence
2 3 (1.15%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.38%) Documentum
3 1 (0.38%) JBoss
3 1 (0.38%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.38%) InDesign
1 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.83%) GitHub
2 10 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.83%) TestFlight
3 5 (1.92%) Google Play
4 3 (1.15%) Heroku
4 3 (1.15%) iTunes
5 2 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.77%) Slack
6 1 (0.38%) CloudBees
6 1 (0.38%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.38%) IaaS
6 1 (0.38%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.60%) HTTP
2 8 (3.07%) Network Security
3 7 (2.68%) Skype
4 5 (1.92%) Internet
5 4 (1.53%) iBeacon
6 3 (1.15%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.13%) MySQL
2 13 (4.98%) MongoDB
3 11 (4.21%) CouchDB
4 10 (3.83%) SQLite
5 9 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
6 8 (3.07%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.30%) Mixpanel
8 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 58 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 36 (13.79%) JIRA
3 34 (13.03%) Xcode
4 29 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 17 (6.51%) Cucumber
6 16 (6.13%) Subversion
7 13 (4.98%) Calabash
8 12 (4.60%) git-flow
9 10 (3.83%) CocoaPods
9 10 (3.83%) Travis CI
10 7 (2.68%) Hudson
11 6 (2.30%) CircleCI
11 6 (2.30%) Maven
11 6 (2.30%) Mercurial
12 5 (1.92%) Bitbucket
12 5 (1.92%) JUnit
12 5 (1.92%) Selenium
13 4 (1.53%) Android Studio
13 4 (1.53%) Appium
13 4 (1.53%) SpecFlow
General
1 30 (11.49%) Retail
2 27 (10.34%) Games
3 10 (3.83%) Banking
3 10 (3.83%) Marketing
4 9 (3.45%) Finance
5 8 (3.07%) Back Office
6 5 (1.92%) Publishing
7 4 (1.53%) Advertising
8 2 (0.77%) Electronics
8 2 (0.77%) Polish Language
8 2 (0.77%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Automotive
9 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 224 (85.82%) Developer
2 186 (71.26%) iOS Developer
3 56 (21.46%) Senior Developer
4 47 (18.01%) Senior iOS Developer
5 18 (6.90%) Android Developer
5 18 (6.90%) iOS Android Developer
6 14 (5.36%) Objective-C Developer
7 13 (4.98%) Mobile Developer
8 12 (4.60%) Lead Developer
9 11 (4.21%) Applications Developer
10 9 (3.45%) Agile Developer
10 9 (3.45%) Software Engineer
11 7 (2.68%) Lead iOS Developer
11 7 (2.68%) Software Developer
12 6 (2.30%) Games Developer
12 6 (2.30%) Java Developer
12 6 (2.30%) Mobile Applications Developer
13 5 (1.92%) C++ Developer
13 5 (1.92%) Senior Agile Developer
13 5 (1.92%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (23.37%) Cocoa
2 52 (19.92%) Core Data
3 50 (19.16%) RESTful
4 42 (16.09%) REST
5 39 (14.94%) Web Services
6 35 (13.41%) HTML
7 33 (12.64%) Cocoa Touch
8 30 (11.49%) HTML5
9 29 (11.11%) JSON
10 27 (10.34%) CSS
11 26 (9.96%) iOS SDK
12 21 (8.05%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 18 (6.90%) .NET
13 18 (6.90%) CSS3
14 16 (6.13%) Core Animation
15 15 (5.75%) SOAP
16 12 (4.60%) XML
17 9 (3.45%) UIKit
18 8 (3.07%) Android SDK
18 8 (3.07%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 51 (19.54%) Mobile App
2 40 (15.33%) User Experience
3 36 (13.79%) iPhone
4 28 (10.73%) iPad
5 16 (6.13%) Animation
6 11 (4.21%) Computer Science
7 10 (3.83%) Fintech
8 9 (3.45%) Smartphone
9 6 (2.30%) mHealth
10 5 (1.92%) Video on Demand
11 4 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (1.53%) Mobile Games
12 3 (1.15%) Algorithms
12 3 (1.15%) Data Structures
12 3 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.77%) Apple TV
13 2 (0.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 2 (0.77%) Minimum Viable Product
13 2 (0.77%) Mobile Payment
13 2 (0.77%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 225 (86.21%) Apple iOS
2 71 (27.20%) Android
3 8 (3.07%) Linux
4 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.38%) Unix
4 1 (0.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (74.71%) iOS Development
2 145 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (37.93%) TDD
4 66 (25.29%) Scrum
5 53 (20.31%) Mobile Development
6 48 (18.39%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (16.86%) Android Development
8 41 (15.71%) Unit Testing
9 40 (15.33%) BDD
10 37 (14.18%) E-Commerce
11 29 (11.11%) OO
12 27 (10.34%) Pair Programming
12 27 (10.34%) Software Engineering
13 23 (8.81%) Automated Testing
14 22 (8.43%) API Design
15 17 (6.51%) High Availability
15 17 (6.51%) Workflow
16 16 (6.13%) MVC
16 16 (6.13%) Systems Analysis
17 14 (5.36%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 184 (70.50%) Apple Swift
2 40 (15.33%) Java
3 37 (14.18%) C++
4 32 (12.26%) C#
4 32 (12.26%) JavaScript
5 21 (8.05%) SQL
6 16 (6.13%) C
7 13 (4.98%) ActionScript
7 13 (4.98%) Ruby
8 8 (3.07%) SPARQL
9 5 (1.92%) PHP
10 3 (1.15%) Python
11 2 (0.77%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.38%) ActionScript 2.0
12 1 (0.38%) ActionScript 3.0
12 1 (0.38%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.38%) ECMAScript
12 1 (0.38%) R
12 1 (0.38%) RubyMotion
12 1 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (0.38%) SDET
Systems Management
1 6 (2.30%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 49 (18.77%) Apple
2 7 (2.68%) Xamarin
3 6 (2.30%) Coremetrics
3 6 (2.30%) Google
4 4 (1.53%) Oracle
5 3 (1.15%) Kony
6 2 (0.77%) Appcelerator
6 2 (0.77%) Facebook
6 2 (0.77%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.77%) Perforce
6 2 (0.77%) WorldPay
7 1 (0.38%) Adobe
7 1 (0.38%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.38%) Optimizely
7 1 (0.38%) PubNub
7 1 (0.38%) Sencha
7 1 (0.38%) Telerik
7 1 (0.38%) Twitter
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