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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Objective-C
Rank 199 212 203
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 67 25 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.67% 0.27% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.00% 0.84% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 15 13
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £269 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £545 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -9.09%
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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
3345 2992 2572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.26% 32.07% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1941 1645 1290
Average daily rate £350 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 117 207
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £15.75 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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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 March 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 March 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
Hampshire +22 33 £425 +33.85%
Buckinghamshire -9 15 £400 - 5
Berkshire +7 9 £400 - 1
Surrey - 6 £475 - 4
West Sussex - 3 £375 -
Kent - 1 - - 2
Oxfordshire - - - - 9
East Sussex - - - - 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (88.04%) Apple iOS
2 63 (68.48%) iOS Development
3 48 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (50.00%) HTML
5 45 (48.91%) iPhone
6 38 (41.30%) HTML5
7 37 (40.22%) Scrum
7 37 (40.22%) JavaScript
7 37 (40.22%) iOS SDK
8 32 (34.78%) Xcode
9 31 (33.70%) Web Services
10 30 (32.61%) TDD
10 30 (32.61%) Git (software)
11 29 (31.52%) RESTful
11 29 (31.52%) iPad
11 29 (31.52%) Mobile App
12 28 (30.43%) Apple
13 24 (26.09%) Software Engineering
14 22 (23.91%) Cocoa
14 22 (23.91%) Cocoa Touch
15 21 (22.83%) C++
16 20 (21.74%) Java
16 20 (21.74%) Finance
16 20 (21.74%) Node.js
17 19 (20.65%) .NET
17 19 (20.65%) UNIX
17 19 (20.65%) Linux
17 19 (20.65%) Android
18 18 (19.57%) MVC
19 17 (18.48%) C#

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 20 (21.74%) Node.js
2 1 (1.09%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (1.09%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (1.09%) Apache
2 1 (1.09%) CMS
2 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.26%) Fireworks
2 3 (3.26%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.17%) GitHub
2 1 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.09%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (1.09%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.09%) SaaS
2 1 (1.09%) PaaS
2 1 (1.09%) Heroku
2 1 (1.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.87%) HTTP
2 3 (3.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 4 (4.35%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.17%) MySQL
2 2 (2.17%) SQLite
3 1 (1.09%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.09%) CouchDB
3 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 32 (34.78%) Xcode
2 30 (32.61%) Git (software)
3 12 (13.04%) Subversion
4 6 (6.52%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.52%) Gerrit
5 3 (3.26%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.17%) RSpec
6 2 (2.17%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.17%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 2 (2.17%) Selenium
6 2 (2.17%) Calabash
6 2 (2.17%) Appium
6 2 (2.17%) Robolectric
7 1 (1.09%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.09%) JIRA
General
1 20 (21.74%) Finance
2 17 (18.48%) Banking
3 3 (3.26%) Electronics
4 2 (2.17%) Publishing
5 1 (1.09%) Games
5 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 90 (97.83%) Developer
2 59 (64.13%) iOS Developer
3 11 (11.96%) Mobile Developer
4 10 (10.87%) Lead Developer
5 8 (8.70%) Senior Developer
5 8 (8.70%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 7 (7.61%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (4.35%) iPhone Developer
7 4 (4.35%) Applications Developer
8 3 (3.26%) Android Developer
8 3 (3.26%) Xamarin Developer
9 2 (2.17%) Senior iOS Developer
9 2 (2.17%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 2 (2.17%) Senior UX Designer
9 2 (2.17%) iPad Developer
9 2 (2.17%) Automation Tester
9 2 (2.17%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (2.17%) Tester
9 2 (2.17%) .NET Developer
9 2 (2.17%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (50.00%) HTML
2 38 (41.30%) HTML5
3 37 (40.22%) iOS SDK
4 31 (33.70%) Web Services
5 29 (31.52%) RESTful
6 22 (23.91%) Cocoa Touch
6 22 (23.91%) Cocoa
7 19 (20.65%) .NET
8 16 (17.39%) AngularJS
8 16 (17.39%) jQuery
9 14 (15.22%) CSS
10 13 (14.13%) SOAP
11 9 (9.78%) JSON
12 5 (5.43%) CSS3
12 5 (5.43%) PhoneGap
13 4 (4.35%) Android SDK
14 3 (3.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 3 (3.26%) Ajax
14 3 (3.26%) Velocity
14 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 45 (48.91%) iPhone
2 29 (31.52%) iPad
2 29 (31.52%) Mobile App
3 13 (14.13%) User Experience
4 7 (7.61%) Client/Server
5 5 (5.43%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.17%) Animation
7 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.09%) W3C
7 1 (1.09%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.09%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 81 (88.04%) Apple iOS
2 19 (20.65%) Android
2 19 (20.65%) UNIX
2 19 (20.65%) Linux
3 2 (2.17%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.09%) Windows
4 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (68.48%) iOS Development
2 48 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (40.22%) Scrum
4 30 (32.61%) TDD
5 24 (26.09%) Software Engineering
6 18 (19.57%) MVC
7 14 (15.22%) OO
8 13 (14.13%) Multithreading
9 11 (11.96%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (11.96%) Mobile Development
10 5 (5.43%) Android Development
10 5 (5.43%) Kanban
11 4 (4.35%) E-Commerce
11 4 (4.35%) Line Management
11 4 (4.35%) Mentoring
12 3 (3.26%) Unit Testing
12 3 (3.26%) Project Management
12 3 (3.26%) UX Design
12 3 (3.26%) Stakeholder Management
13 2 (2.17%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 37 (40.22%) JavaScript
2 21 (22.83%) C++
3 20 (21.74%) Java
4 17 (18.48%) C#
5 10 (10.87%) C
6 8 (8.70%) Python
7 5 (5.43%) SQL
8 3 (3.26%) XAML
9 2 (2.17%) Ruby
9 2 (2.17%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.17%) PHP
10 1 (1.09%) VB
10 1 (1.09%) Delphi
10 1 (1.09%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 1 (1.09%) Pascal
10 1 (1.09%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (1.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.17%) Degree
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (30.43%) Apple
2 10 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.52%) Xamarin
4 2 (2.17%) Google
4 2 (2.17%) Sencha
5 1 (1.09%) Appcelerator
5 1 (1.09%) Facebook
5 1 (1.09%) Twitter
5 1 (1.09%) Adobe
5 1 (1.09%) Perforce
5 1 (1.09%) IBM
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