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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Objective-C
Rank 109 110 101
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 15 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.54% 0.49% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.31% 1.28% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 3
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£463 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.03% +3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +100.00%
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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
1145 940 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 41.11% 38.06% 31.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 643 498 395
Average daily rate £375 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £236 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 28 24
Average hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £15.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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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.

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 19 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Objective-C within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 December 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 -3 10 £500 +66.66% 2
Glasgow -3 3 £375 +7.14% 3
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 26 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 26 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 13 (50.00%) Finance
3 10 (38.46%) Mobile App
3 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (38.46%) Android
4 8 (30.77%) iPhone
4 8 (30.77%) Cocoa
5 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
5 7 (26.92%) Android Development
6 6 (23.08%) Mercurial
6 6 (23.08%) Banking
6 6 (23.08%) Java
7 5 (19.23%) Cocoa Touch
8 4 (15.38%) iOS SDK
8 4 (15.38%) iPad
8 4 (15.38%) C++
8 4 (15.38%) OO
8 4 (15.38%) Android SDK
9 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
9 3 (11.54%) Xcode
9 3 (11.54%) C#
9 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (11.54%) TDD
9 3 (11.54%) Web Development
10 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
10 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (7.69%) Refactoring
10 2 (7.69%) QA
10 2 (7.69%) SQLite

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.69%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (7.69%) SQLite
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
2 6 (23.08%) Mercurial
3 3 (11.54%) Xcode
4 1 (3.85%) JUnit
General
1 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Advertising
3 1 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Developer
2 19 (73.08%) iOS Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Mobile Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Applications Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior iOS Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Programmer
6 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Android Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Java Mobile Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) Cocoa
2 5 (19.23%) Cocoa Touch
3 4 (15.38%) iOS SDK
3 4 (15.38%) Android SDK
4 2 (7.69%) HTML
4 2 (7.69%) .NET
4 2 (7.69%) Web Services
4 2 (7.69%) HTML5
5 1 (3.85%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (3.85%) WinForms
5 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.85%) OpenGL
5 1 (3.85%) DirectX
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.85%) CSS
5 1 (3.85%) J2EE
5 1 (3.85%) MFC
5 1 (3.85%) jQuery
5 1 (3.85%) JSON
5 1 (3.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Mobile App
2 8 (30.77%) iPhone
3 4 (15.38%) iPad
4 1 (3.85%) User Experience
4 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.85%) Open Source
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 10 (38.46%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) Android Development
4 4 (15.38%) OO
5 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) TDD
5 3 (11.54%) Web Development
6 2 (7.69%) Refactoring
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.85%) Scrum
7 1 (3.85%) BDD
7 1 (3.85%) Pair Programming
7 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) Java
2 4 (15.38%) C++
3 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
3 3 (11.54%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Apple
2 1 (3.85%) Symbian
2 1 (3.85%) Xamarin
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