The table below looks at the statistics for Objective-C skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Objective-C over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Objective-C
Rank 229 210 219
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +9
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 32 41 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.45% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.96% 1.40% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 6
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£375 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £333 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £510 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.88% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £26.53 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+16.87% +17.05%
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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 South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3326 2939 2890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.89% 31.96% 34.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2109 1613 1470
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 97 153
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.57 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -2.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £14.75 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.74 £50.20 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Objective-C across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Objective-C Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Objective-C across the South East region.

Objective-C Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Objective-C across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Objective-C Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Objective-C across the South East region.

Objective-C Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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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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
Buckinghamshire 0 8 £375 -31.81%
Hampshire -11 8 £375 -6.25% 3
Berkshire +5 5 £391 -2.18% 3
Oxfordshire -23 5 £400 +14.28% 6
Kent -2 3 - - 1
Surrey -6 3 £370 -17.77% 2
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 85 (87.63%) Apple iOS
2 72 (74.23%) iOS Development
3 51 (52.58%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (42.27%) Cocoa
5 39 (40.21%) Xcode
6 37 (38.14%) iPhone
7 33 (34.02%) Scrum
8 32 (32.99%) HTML
9 31 (31.96%) Cocoa Touch
10 29 (29.90%) HTML5
11 28 (28.87%) Apple
11 28 (28.87%) Mobile Development
12 27 (27.84%) Mobile App
12 27 (27.84%) JavaScript
12 27 (27.84%) Web Services
13 26 (26.80%) TDD
14 25 (25.77%) Git (software)
14 25 (25.77%) iOS SDK
15 24 (24.74%) iPad
16 23 (23.71%) Software Engineering
17 22 (22.68%) Node.js
18 19 (19.59%) Android
19 17 (17.53%) Linux
19 17 (17.53%) Java
19 17 (17.53%) Finance
20 16 (16.49%) UNIX
20 16 (16.49%) RESTful
20 16 (16.49%) User Experience
21 15 (15.46%) Apple Swift
21 15 (15.46%) Banking

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 22 (22.68%) Node.js
2 4 (4.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (4.12%) Apache
2 4 (4.12%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.03%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (6.19%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.09%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.06%) Fireworks
3 2 (2.06%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) HTTP
2 3 (3.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.22%) SQLite
2 4 (4.12%) Hadoop
2 4 (4.12%) MySQL
3 2 (2.06%) DataStage
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 39 (40.21%) Xcode
2 25 (25.77%) Git (software)
3 12 (12.37%) Subversion
4 7 (7.22%) Jenkins
5 6 (6.19%) Gerrit
6 3 (3.09%) JIRA
6 3 (3.09%) Axure RP
7 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.03%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.03%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (1.03%) Jasmine
General
1 17 (17.53%) Finance
2 15 (15.46%) Banking
3 2 (2.06%) Publishing
3 2 (2.06%) Electronics
4 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 93 (95.88%) Developer
2 66 (68.04%) iOS Developer
3 12 (12.37%) Mobile Developer
4 8 (8.25%) Senior Developer
5 7 (7.22%) Lead Developer
6 6 (6.19%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (6.19%) Applications Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Senior iOS Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Mac Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Mac Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 4 (4.12%) iPhone Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (3.09%) Xamarin Developer
10 2 (2.06%) Programmer
10 2 (2.06%) Architect
11 1 (1.03%) Software Engineer
11 1 (1.03%) Analyst
11 1 (1.03%) Technical Architect
11 1 (1.03%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (42.27%) Cocoa
2 32 (32.99%) HTML
3 31 (31.96%) Cocoa Touch
4 29 (29.90%) HTML5
5 27 (27.84%) Web Services
6 25 (25.77%) iOS SDK
7 16 (16.49%) RESTful
8 14 (14.43%) AngularJS
8 14 (14.43%) jQuery
8 14 (14.43%) XML
9 12 (12.37%) .NET
10 11 (11.34%) REST
11 10 (10.31%) JSON
11 10 (10.31%) CSS
12 9 (9.28%) SOAP
13 7 (7.22%) OpenGL
13 7 (7.22%) Core Animation
14 6 (6.19%) CSS3
14 6 (6.19%) PhoneGap
15 5 (5.15%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 37 (38.14%) iPhone
2 27 (27.84%) Mobile App
3 24 (24.74%) iPad
4 16 (16.49%) User Experience
5 10 (10.31%) Computer Science
6 8 (8.25%) Client/Server
7 7 (7.22%) Animation
8 5 (5.15%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (4.12%) W3C
10 3 (3.09%) Online Banking
10 3 (3.09%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (3.09%) Data Structures
11 1 (1.03%) SWIFT
11 1 (1.03%) Graphic Design
11 1 (1.03%) Blackberry
11 1 (1.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 85 (87.63%) Apple iOS
2 19 (19.59%) Android
3 17 (17.53%) Linux
4 16 (16.49%) UNIX
5 5 (5.15%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.06%) Windows
7 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (74.23%) iOS Development
2 51 (52.58%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (34.02%) Scrum
4 28 (28.87%) Mobile Development
5 26 (26.80%) TDD
6 23 (23.71%) Software Engineering
7 11 (11.34%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (11.34%) OO
8 10 (10.31%) Multithreading
9 7 (7.22%) Memory Management
9 7 (7.22%) Android Development
10 3 (3.09%) Mentoring
10 3 (3.09%) Kanban
10 3 (3.09%) E-Commerce
11 2 (2.06%) ETL
11 2 (2.06%) Project Management
11 2 (2.06%) UX Design
11 2 (2.06%) BDD
11 2 (2.06%) API Design
11 2 (2.06%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (27.84%) JavaScript
2 17 (17.53%) Java
3 15 (15.46%) Apple Swift
4 12 (12.37%) C#
4 12 (12.37%) C++
5 7 (7.22%) C
5 7 (7.22%) Python
6 3 (3.09%) Ruby
7 2 (2.06%) Apex Code
7 2 (2.06%) PHP
7 2 (2.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (13.40%) Degree
2 1 (1.03%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (28.87%) Apple
2 7 (7.22%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.22%) Adobe
3 6 (6.19%) Xamarin
4 4 (4.12%) IBM
4 4 (4.12%) Sencha
5 2 (2.06%) Informatica
5 2 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.06%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.03%) ION Trading
6 1 (1.03%) Talend