The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Scotland region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Objective-C
Rank 122 107 97
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -10
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 11 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 0.20% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.99% 0.56% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 4
Average daily rate
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£344 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.53 £22.66 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.05% -35.25%
Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1106 889 714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 40.23% 36.06% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 413 314
Average daily rate £360 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 27
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £42.50 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -14 7 £488 - 1
Glasgow - 2 £333 - 3
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 11 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 11 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 4 (36.36%) Android
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
3 3 (27.27%) Android Development
4 2 (18.18%) Xamarin
4 2 (18.18%) Cocoa Touch
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) C++
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) Cocoa
4 2 (18.18%) iPhone
4 2 (18.18%) iPad
4 2 (18.18%) Web Development
5 1 (9.09%) Refactoring
5 1 (9.09%) QA
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) C
5 1 (9.09%) Game Development
5 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
5 1 (9.09%) Mercurial
5 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (9.09%) Finance
5 1 (9.09%) Games
5 1 (9.09%) Xcode
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Banking

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Xcode
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Games
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (81.82%) iOS Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Android Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) Cocoa
1 2 (18.18%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) MFC
2 1 (9.09%) OpenGL
2 1 (9.09%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
2 2 (18.18%) iPhone
2 2 (18.18%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (36.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Android Development
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Refactoring
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Game Development
4 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Xamarin
2 1 (9.09%) Symbian
2 1 (9.09%) Apple
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