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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Objective-C
Rank 105 111 104
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 20 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.79% 0.45% 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.45% 1.23% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 8
Average daily rate £450 £550 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +57.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £554 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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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
817 979 836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 32.47% 36.92% 34.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 585 420
Average daily rate £375 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -21.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Objective-C within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 13 £469 - 1
Glasgow +10 4 £350 -24.32% 5
West Lothian - 3 - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 39 (95.12%) Apple iOS
2 38 (92.68%) iOS Development
3 23 (56.10%) Apple Swift
4 14 (34.15%) Unit Testing
5 9 (21.95%) iPhone
5 9 (21.95%) iPad
5 9 (21.95%) Finance
5 9 (21.95%) Web Services
5 9 (21.95%) Mobile App
6 8 (19.51%) C#
7 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (17.07%) Xcode
7 7 (17.07%) Mobile Development
8 6 (14.63%) User Experience
8 6 (14.63%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (12.20%) Apache Cordova
9 5 (12.20%) Retail
9 5 (12.20%) iOS SDK
9 5 (12.20%) REST
10 4 (9.76%) AngularJS
10 4 (9.76%) RESTful
10 4 (9.76%) Multithreading
10 4 (9.76%) Android
10 4 (9.76%) C
10 4 (9.76%) SQLite
10 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
10 4 (9.76%) .NET
10 4 (9.76%) Java
10 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
10 4 (9.76%) Android Development

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
1 4 (9.76%) SQLite
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Xcode
2 2 (4.88%) Appium
2 2 (4.88%) Clang
2 2 (4.88%) Selenium
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (95.12%) Developer
2 36 (87.80%) iOS Developer
3 4 (9.76%) Objective-C Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Android Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) iOS Android Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
5 2 (4.88%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Senior iOS Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Java Mobile Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Lead iOS Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) Web Services
2 5 (12.20%) Apache Cordova
2 5 (12.20%) iOS SDK
2 5 (12.20%) REST
3 4 (9.76%) .NET
3 4 (9.76%) AngularJS
3 4 (9.76%) RESTful
4 3 (7.32%) JSON
4 3 (7.32%) PhoneGap
4 3 (7.32%) XML
5 2 (4.88%) CSS
5 2 (4.88%) CSS3
5 2 (4.88%) DirectX
5 2 (4.88%) HTML
5 2 (4.88%) HTML5
5 2 (4.88%) J2EE
5 2 (4.88%) jQuery
5 2 (4.88%) MFC
5 2 (4.88%) OpenGL
5 2 (4.88%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) iPad
1 9 (21.95%) iPhone
1 9 (21.95%) Mobile App
2 6 (14.63%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (14.63%) User Experience
3 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.44%) Animation
3 1 (2.44%) Applied Mathematics
3 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.44%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 39 (95.12%) Apple iOS
2 4 (9.76%) Android
3 1 (2.44%) Windows
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (92.68%) iOS Development
2 14 (34.15%) Unit Testing
3 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.07%) Mobile Development
4 4 (9.76%) Android Development
4 4 (9.76%) Multithreading
5 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (4.88%) Functional Testing
5 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.88%) SOLID
6 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.44%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (2.44%) OO
6 1 (2.44%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (2.44%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (56.10%) Apple Swift
2 8 (19.51%) C#
3 4 (9.76%) C
3 4 (9.76%) Java
3 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.32%) C++
5 2 (4.88%) SQL
6 1 (2.44%) ActionScript
6 1 (2.44%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (2.44%) Python
6 1 (2.44%) Ruby
6 1 (2.44%) XAML
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) Apple
1 2 (4.88%) Kony
1 2 (4.88%) Symbian
1 2 (4.88%) Xamarin
2 1 (2.44%) Google
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