The table below looks at the statistics for Objective-C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Objective-C over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Objective-C
Rank 116 105 109
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 11 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 0.36% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.98% 1.10% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
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£400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £355 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £375 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.53 £45.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-41.05% +24.13%
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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 Scotland region.

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1118 820 800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 40.22% 33.18% 30.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 619 397 389
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £254 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 35
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

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Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

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Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Objective-C across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

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Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Edinburgh +1 7 £400 - 1
Glasgow -14 2 £375 - 7
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 16 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 16 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Cocoa
3 5 (31.25%) Android
3 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
4 4 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch
4 4 (25.00%) Android Development
4 4 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (18.75%) iPhone
5 3 (18.75%) Web Development
5 3 (18.75%) OO
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 2 (12.50%) iPad
6 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Xamarin
6 2 (12.50%) .NET
6 2 (12.50%) C#
6 2 (12.50%) C++
6 2 (12.50%) Apple
6 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 2 (12.50%) Mercurial
6 2 (12.50%) Xcode
7 1 (6.25%) Advertising
7 1 (6.25%) Games
7 1 (6.25%) TDD
7 1 (6.25%) Banking
7 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) Mercurial
1 2 (12.50%) Xcode
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 12 (75.00%) iOS Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Android Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Cocoa
2 4 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (6.25%) OpenGL
4 1 (6.25%) DirectX
4 1 (6.25%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) MFC
4 1 (6.25%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) Android SDK
4 1 (6.25%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
2 3 (18.75%) iPhone
3 2 (12.50%) iPad
4 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (31.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Android Development
4 3 (18.75%) Web Development
4 3 (18.75%) OO
5 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Refactoring
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (6.25%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) C#
2 2 (12.50%) C++
2 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Xamarin
1 2 (12.50%) Apple
2 1 (6.25%) Symbian
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