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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Objective-C over the 3 months to 23 August 2016 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Objective-C
Rank 117 136 120
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -16
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 8 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.35% 0.062% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.90% 0.20% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Median daily rate £329 £450 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.94% +30.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £450 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £450 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £356
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.00 £26.53
% change year-on-year
- +16.87%
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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
889 982 1090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 38.53% 30.50% 39.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 517 571
Median daily rate £340 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 15
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.38 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.94% +15.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £25.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

Objective-C
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 Scotland

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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.

Objective-C Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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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 23 August 2016.

Objective-C Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

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Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Edinburgh +2 5 £329 - 3
Dundee - 2 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 August 2016, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 16 (88.89%) Apple iOS
2 15 (83.33%) iOS Development
3 9 (50.00%) iPad
3 9 (50.00%) iPhone
3 9 (50.00%) Apple Swift
3 9 (50.00%) OO
4 8 (44.44%) Unit Testing
5 7 (38.89%) Cocoa
6 6 (33.33%) Animation
6 6 (33.33%) JSON
6 6 (33.33%) Java
6 6 (33.33%) XML
6 6 (33.33%) MVC
6 6 (33.33%) OOD
6 6 (33.33%) Core Data
6 6 (33.33%) Core Animation
6 6 (33.33%) Cocoa Touch
6 6 (33.33%) UIKit
7 5 (27.78%) Data Protection
7 5 (27.78%) Android
7 5 (27.78%) iTunes
7 5 (27.78%) Apple TV
7 5 (27.78%) Android Development
7 5 (27.78%) Apple
7 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
7 5 (27.78%) Python
7 5 (27.78%) C#
7 5 (27.78%) C++
7 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
8 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing

Objective-C
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) iTunes
2 3 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) GIS
1 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 3 (16.67%) Xcode
2 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.11%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 11 (61.11%) iOS Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior iOS Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Android Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) iOS Android Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Java Android Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Java Mobile Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Objective-C Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Android Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Cocoa
2 6 (33.33%) Cocoa Touch
2 6 (33.33%) Core Animation
2 6 (33.33%) Core Data
2 6 (33.33%) JSON
2 6 (33.33%) UIKit
2 6 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) iPad
1 9 (50.00%) iPhone
2 6 (33.33%) Animation
3 5 (27.78%) Apple TV
4 3 (16.67%) Algorithms
4 3 (16.67%) Applied Mathematics
4 3 (16.67%) Data Structures
4 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 3 (16.67%) Physics
5 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Apple iOS
2 5 (27.78%) Android
3 2 (11.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) iOS Development
2 9 (50.00%) OO
3 8 (44.44%) Unit Testing
4 6 (33.33%) MVC
4 6 (33.33%) OOD
5 5 (27.78%) Android Development
5 5 (27.78%) Data Protection
5 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
6 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Mobile Development
7 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Apple Swift
2 6 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (27.78%) C#
3 5 (27.78%) C++
3 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) Python
4 3 (16.67%) Ruby
5 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
1 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Apple
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