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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Objective-C
Rank 109 130 121
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -9
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 14 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.64% 0.40% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.55% 1.30% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 4
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £338 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
905 1003 1095
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 41.19% 31.06% 39.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 531 612
Median daily rate £340 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £467 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 16
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.38 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.48% +15.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £25.00 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

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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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +18 9 £375 -6.25% 1
Glasgow +7 2 £375 - 3
Dundee - 1 - -
Angus - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £375 -
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Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 24 (92.31%) Apple iOS
2 23 (88.46%) iOS Development
3 13 (50.00%) iPad
3 13 (50.00%) iPhone
3 13 (50.00%) Apple Swift
4 12 (46.15%) Unit Testing
4 12 (46.15%) OO
5 11 (42.31%) Core Data
6 9 (34.62%) Cocoa
7 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (30.77%) OOD
8 7 (26.92%) Apple
8 7 (26.92%) Java
8 7 (26.92%) C#
8 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
8 7 (26.92%) Mobile Development
9 6 (23.08%) iTunes
9 6 (23.08%) Xcode
9 6 (23.08%) MVC
9 6 (23.08%) C++
9 6 (23.08%) XML
9 6 (23.08%) Python
9 6 (23.08%) Animation
9 6 (23.08%) JSON
9 6 (23.08%) Android
9 6 (23.08%) Core Animation
9 6 (23.08%) Android Development
9 6 (23.08%) Cocoa Touch
9 6 (23.08%) UIKit
10 5 (19.23%) Mobile App

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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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) iTunes
2 3 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) GIS
1 3 (11.54%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Xcode
2 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 2 (7.69%) Banking
1 2 (7.69%) Publishing
2 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (88.46%) Developer
2 18 (69.23%) iOS Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior iOS Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Android Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Digital Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (3.85%) iOS Android Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Java Android Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Java Mobile Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Objective-C Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Android Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) Core Data
2 9 (34.62%) Cocoa
3 6 (23.08%) Cocoa Touch
3 6 (23.08%) Core Animation
3 6 (23.08%) JSON
3 6 (23.08%) UIKit
3 6 (23.08%) XML
4 2 (7.69%) RESTful
5 1 (3.85%) .NET
5 1 (3.85%) Apache Flex
5 1 (3.85%) Flash
5 1 (3.85%) iOS SDK
5 1 (3.85%) REST
5 1 (3.85%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 13 (50.00%) iPad
1 13 (50.00%) iPhone
2 6 (23.08%) Animation
3 5 (19.23%) Apple TV
3 5 (19.23%) Mobile App
4 4 (15.38%) Algorithms
4 4 (15.38%) Applied Mathematics
4 4 (15.38%) Mathematics
4 4 (15.38%) Physics
5 3 (11.54%) Data Structures
5 3 (11.54%) User Experience
6 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
7 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (92.31%) Apple iOS
2 6 (23.08%) Android
3 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) iOS Development
2 12 (46.15%) OO
2 12 (46.15%) Unit Testing
3 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) OOD
4 7 (26.92%) Mobile Development
4 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
5 6 (23.08%) Android Development
5 6 (23.08%) MVC
6 5 (19.23%) Data Protection
7 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Functional Testing
9 2 (7.69%) BDD
9 2 (7.69%) Content Management
9 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (7.69%) Manual Testing
9 2 (7.69%) Scrum
9 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
9 2 (7.69%) TDD
10 1 (3.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) Apple Swift
2 7 (26.92%) C#
2 7 (26.92%) Java
3 6 (23.08%) C++
3 6 (23.08%) Python
4 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
5 4 (15.38%) Ruby
6 1 (3.85%) ActionScript
6 1 (3.85%) C
6 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
1 2 (7.69%) ISEB
1 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Apple