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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Objective-C
UK / Scotland
Rank 95 111 113
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 13 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.78% 0.88% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.71% 2.62% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 7
Median daily rate £416 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £338 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £554
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.02 - -

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
759 879 1064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.61% 33.70% 40.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 515 606
Median daily rate £365 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £494 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 10 12
Median hourly rate £43.00 £32.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.30% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £20.50 £15.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

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

Objective-C
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

Objective-C
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 20 January 2017.

Objective-C Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Objective-C
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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Glasgow +4 5 £316 -9.64% 1
Angus - 4 - -
Edinburgh +4 3 £500 +11.11%
Objective-C
UK

Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 28 (96.55%) Apple iOS
1 28 (96.55%) iOS Development
2 15 (51.72%) Apple Swift
3 14 (48.28%) iPad
4 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (37.93%) Unit Testing
6 10 (34.48%) REST
7 9 (31.03%) OO
7 9 (31.03%) C#
7 9 (31.03%) Core Data
8 8 (27.59%) Mobile App
8 8 (27.59%) iPhone
9 7 (24.14%) Multithreading
9 7 (24.14%) Mobile Development
9 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
10 6 (20.69%) C++
10 6 (20.69%) Java
10 6 (20.69%) Python
10 6 (20.69%) AirWatch
10 6 (20.69%) C
11 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
11 5 (17.24%) Android
11 5 (17.24%) Algorithms
11 5 (17.24%) Android Development
11 5 (17.24%) Flash
11 5 (17.24%) Apple
11 5 (17.24%) ActionScript
11 5 (17.24%) Ruby
11 5 (17.24%) Mathematics
11 5 (17.24%) Applied Mathematics

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) CMS
1 2 (6.90%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) iTunes
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Xcode
2 2 (6.90%) Bitbucket
2 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.90%) JIRA
General
1 2 (6.90%) Banking
1 2 (6.90%) Publishing
2 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (93.10%) Developer
2 22 (75.86%) iOS Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Software Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Objective-C Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Digital Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) REST
2 9 (31.03%) Core Data
3 5 (17.24%) Flash
4 4 (13.79%) Cocoa
5 3 (10.34%) .NET
5 3 (10.34%) iOS SDK
6 2 (6.90%) Apache Flex
6 2 (6.90%) Cocoa Touch
6 2 (6.90%) HTML
6 2 (6.90%) HTML5
6 2 (6.90%) jQuery
6 2 (6.90%) JSON
6 2 (6.90%) RESTful
6 2 (6.90%) SOAP
6 2 (6.90%) UIKit
6 2 (6.90%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 2 (6.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) iPad
2 8 (27.59%) iPhone
2 8 (27.59%) Mobile App
3 5 (17.24%) Algorithms
3 5 (17.24%) Applied Mathematics
3 5 (17.24%) Mathematics
3 5 (17.24%) Physics
4 4 (13.79%) User Experience
5 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 28 (96.55%) Apple iOS
2 5 (17.24%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (96.55%) iOS Development
2 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (37.93%) Unit Testing
4 9 (31.03%) OO
5 7 (24.14%) Mobile Development
5 7 (24.14%) Multithreading
5 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
6 5 (17.24%) Android Development
7 4 (13.79%) Functional Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Time Management
9 2 (6.90%) BDD
9 2 (6.90%) Content Management
9 2 (6.90%) OOD
9 2 (6.90%) Scrum
9 2 (6.90%) TDD
10 1 (3.45%) Manual Testing
10 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) Apple Swift
2 9 (31.03%) C#
3 6 (20.69%) C
3 6 (20.69%) C++
3 6 (20.69%) Java
3 6 (20.69%) Python
4 5 (17.24%) ActionScript
4 5 (17.24%) Ruby
5 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.90%) Degree
5 1 (3.45%) ISEB
5 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Apple