The table below looks at the statistics for Objective-C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Objective-C over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Objective-C
Rank 34 26 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.36% 1.98% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.01% 4.49% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £230 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+106.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £336 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.81% +8.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-56.66% +28.57%
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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 Oxford region.

Programming Languages Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
99 89 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 35.61% 44.06% 33.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 56 40
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +48.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

Objective-C
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Objective-C Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Objective-C
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Objective-C Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (25.00%) Animation
3 1 (25.00%) Streaming Video
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Cocoa
3 1 (25.00%) Xcode
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe
3 1 (25.00%) DRM
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) iPhone
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Core Animation
3 1 (25.00%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (25.00%) Video on Demand
3 1 (25.00%) iPad
3 1 (25.00%) Memory Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Xcode
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) Core Animation
2 1 (25.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (25.00%) Cocoa
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Streaming Video
1 1 (25.00%) Animation
1 1 (25.00%) iPhone
1 1 (25.00%) Augmented Reality
1 1 (25.00%) Video on Demand
1 1 (25.00%) iPad
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Memory Management
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) Android Development
3 1 (25.00%) DRM
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe
1 1 (25.00%) Facebook
1 1 (25.00%) Twitter