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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Objective-C
Rank 198 209 213
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 64 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.67% 0.33% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.95% 1.05% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 10
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£388 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £265 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £303
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +15.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £43.25
% change year-on-year
- -7.51%
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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
3278 2858 2415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.16% 31.90% 31.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1838 1523 1199
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 127 190
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Objective-C
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 26 February 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 26 February 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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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
Hampshire +21 35 £425 +21.42% 3
Buckinghamshire -14 13 £394 +5.00% 2
Surrey - 7 £475 - 5
Berkshire -7 4 £325 -27.77% 7
West Sussex - 4 £388 -
Kent - 1 - - 2
Oxfordshire - - - - 7
East Sussex - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 81 (92.05%) Apple iOS
2 64 (72.73%) iOS Development
3 52 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (51.14%) iPhone
5 41 (46.59%) HTML
6 39 (44.32%) Scrum
7 38 (43.18%) Web Services
8 37 (42.05%) TDD
8 37 (42.05%) Git (software)
8 37 (42.05%) RESTful
9 36 (40.91%) JavaScript
10 34 (38.64%) Mobile App
11 33 (37.50%) HTML5
12 30 (34.09%) iPad
12 30 (34.09%) iOS SDK
13 28 (31.82%) Apple
13 28 (31.82%) Cocoa
14 27 (30.68%) Cocoa Touch
15 22 (25.00%) Software Engineering
16 21 (23.86%) Xcode
17 20 (22.73%) SOAP
17 20 (22.73%) C++
18 19 (21.59%) Java
18 19 (21.59%) UNIX
18 19 (21.59%) Linux
18 19 (21.59%) Node.js
18 19 (21.59%) Android
19 18 (20.45%) HTTP
19 18 (20.45%) .NET
19 18 (20.45%) Subversion

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 19 (21.59%) Node.js
2 1 (1.14%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (1.14%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Photoshop
1 3 (3.41%) Fireworks
1 3 (3.41%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.27%) GitHub
2 1 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.14%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.14%) SaaS
2 1 (1.14%) PaaS
2 1 (1.14%) Heroku
2 1 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.45%) HTTP
2 3 (3.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 4 (4.55%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.14%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.14%) CouchDB
2 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 37 (42.05%) Git (software)
2 21 (23.86%) Xcode
3 18 (20.45%) Subversion
4 6 (6.82%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.82%) Gerrit
5 3 (3.41%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.27%) RSpec
6 2 (2.27%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.27%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.27%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 2 (2.27%) Selenium
6 2 (2.27%) Calabash
6 2 (2.27%) Appium
6 2 (2.27%) Robolectric
7 1 (1.14%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.14%) JIRA
General
1 15 (17.05%) Finance
2 11 (12.50%) Banking
3 3 (3.41%) Electronics
4 1 (1.14%) Retail
4 1 (1.14%) Publishing
4 1 (1.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 86 (97.73%) Developer
2 58 (65.91%) iOS Developer
3 17 (19.32%) Mobile Developer
4 10 (11.36%) Lead Developer
5 8 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 8 (9.09%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 7 (7.95%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Applications Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Android Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Xamarin Developer
9 2 (2.27%) Automation Tester
9 2 (2.27%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (2.27%) iPad Developer
9 2 (2.27%) iPhone Applications Developer
9 2 (2.27%) Senior iOS Developer
9 2 (2.27%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 2 (2.27%) Senior UX Designer
9 2 (2.27%) Tester
9 2 (2.27%) .NET Developer
9 2 (2.27%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (46.59%) HTML
2 38 (43.18%) Web Services
3 37 (42.05%) RESTful
4 33 (37.50%) HTML5
5 30 (34.09%) iOS SDK
6 28 (31.82%) Cocoa
7 27 (30.68%) Cocoa Touch
8 20 (22.73%) SOAP
9 18 (20.45%) .NET
10 15 (17.05%) jQuery
11 14 (15.91%) CSS
12 12 (13.64%) AngularJS
13 11 (12.50%) JSON
14 5 (5.68%) CSS3
14 5 (5.68%) PhoneGap
15 4 (4.55%) Android SDK
16 3 (3.41%) Velocity
16 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET
16 3 (3.41%) XML
17 2 (2.27%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 45 (51.14%) iPhone
2 34 (38.64%) Mobile App
3 30 (34.09%) iPad
4 13 (14.77%) User Experience
4 13 (14.77%) Client/Server
5 10 (11.36%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.14%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.14%) Social Media
6 1 (1.14%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.14%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.14%) Animation
6 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 81 (92.05%) Apple iOS
2 19 (21.59%) UNIX
2 19 (21.59%) Linux
2 19 (21.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (72.73%) iOS Development
2 52 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (44.32%) Scrum
4 37 (42.05%) TDD
5 22 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 17 (19.32%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (18.18%) OO
8 13 (14.77%) MVC
8 13 (14.77%) Multithreading
9 11 (12.50%) Kanban
10 5 (5.68%) Android Development
11 4 (4.55%) Line Management
11 4 (4.55%) Mentoring
12 3 (3.41%) UX Design
12 3 (3.41%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (3.41%) Project Management
12 3 (3.41%) E-Commerce
12 3 (3.41%) Unit Testing
13 2 (2.27%) Responsive Web Design
13 2 (2.27%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (40.91%) JavaScript
2 20 (22.73%) C++
3 19 (21.59%) Java
4 17 (19.32%) C#
5 10 (11.36%) C
6 8 (9.09%) Python
7 5 (5.68%) SQL
8 3 (3.41%) XAML
9 2 (2.27%) Ruby
9 2 (2.27%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.27%) PHP
10 1 (1.14%) VB
10 1 (1.14%) Delphi
10 1 (1.14%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 1 (1.14%) Pascal
10 1 (1.14%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (1.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.27%) Degree
2 1 (1.14%) BC Cleared
2 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (31.82%) Apple
2 10 (11.36%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.82%) Xamarin
4 2 (2.27%) Google
5 1 (1.14%) Sencha
5 1 (1.14%) Appcelerator
5 1 (1.14%) Facebook
5 1 (1.14%) Twitter
5 1 (1.14%) Adobe
5 1 (1.14%) Perforce
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