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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Objective-C
Rank 215 221 220
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 40 20 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.42% 0.23% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.28% 0.65% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 9
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£400 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £265 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £435 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £305
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +12.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-52.72% +10.00%
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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
3117 3099 3121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.51% 35.66% 32.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1773 1731 1474
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 122 180
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.33 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 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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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 -15 15 £400 +10.34% 7
Buckinghamshire 0 9 £388 +55.00% 3
West Sussex +8 6 - -
Oxfordshire -15 4 £425 +84.78% 1
East Sussex -11 2 £350 - 1
Berkshire +7 1 £440 +25.71% 7
Surrey -3 1 - - 3
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 67 (81.71%) Apple iOS
2 55 (67.07%) iOS Development
3 47 (57.32%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (46.34%) iPhone
4 38 (46.34%) Mobile App
5 34 (41.46%) RESTful
5 34 (41.46%) Cocoa
6 33 (40.24%) Git (software)
7 32 (39.02%) Web Services
8 30 (36.59%) iPad
9 29 (35.37%) Cocoa Touch
10 28 (34.15%) SOAP
11 27 (32.93%) HTTP
12 26 (31.71%) TDD
12 26 (31.71%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (30.49%) Subversion
13 25 (30.49%) Apple
14 22 (26.83%) HTML
15 21 (25.61%) JavaScript
16 20 (24.39%) Scrum
16 20 (24.39%) Kanban
17 17 (20.73%) Client/Server
18 15 (18.29%) Android
18 15 (18.29%) Data Structures
19 14 (17.07%) JSON
20 12 (14.63%) XML
21 11 (13.41%) Java
21 11 (13.41%) HTML5
21 11 (13.41%) Android Development
22 10 (12.20%) Dojo

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 9 (10.98%) WebSphere
2 6 (7.32%) Node.js
3 1 (1.22%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) GitHub
2 1 (1.22%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.22%) PaaS
2 1 (1.22%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 27 (32.93%) HTTP
2 1 (1.22%) VPN
2 1 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.44%) MySQL
1 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) Redis
2 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (40.24%) Git (software)
2 25 (30.49%) Subversion
3 6 (7.32%) Xcode
4 2 (2.44%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.22%) Ant
5 1 (1.22%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.22%) Android Studio
General
1 5 (6.10%) Retail
2 2 (2.44%) Finance
3 1 (1.22%) Publishing
3 1 (1.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 69 (84.15%) Developer
2 42 (51.22%) iOS Developer
3 30 (36.59%) Mobile Developer
4 11 (13.41%) Architect
5 8 (9.76%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (9.76%) Mobile Solutions Architect
6 7 (8.54%) Technical Architect
7 6 (7.32%) Senior Developer
7 6 (7.32%) Android Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Senior iOS Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Designer
8 4 (4.88%) Lead Designer
8 4 (4.88%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.88%) Lead Developer
9 2 (2.44%) Ruby Developer
9 2 (2.44%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 1 (1.22%) Mac Developer
10 1 (1.22%) iPhone Applications Developer
10 1 (1.22%) iPhone Developer
10 1 (1.22%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (41.46%) Cocoa
1 34 (41.46%) RESTful
2 32 (39.02%) Web Services
3 29 (35.37%) Cocoa Touch
4 28 (34.15%) SOAP
5 22 (26.83%) HTML
6 14 (17.07%) JSON
7 12 (14.63%) XML
8 11 (13.41%) HTML5
9 10 (12.20%) Dojo
10 8 (9.76%) WebSphere MQ
10 8 (9.76%) Sencha Touch
11 7 (8.54%) iOS SDK
11 7 (8.54%) Worklight
12 6 (7.32%) Apache Cordova
13 5 (6.10%) CSS
14 4 (4.88%) CSS3
15 3 (3.66%) PhoneGap
15 3 (3.66%) jQuery
15 3 (3.66%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 38 (46.34%) iPhone
1 38 (46.34%) Mobile App
2 30 (36.59%) iPad
3 17 (20.73%) Client/Server
4 15 (18.29%) Data Structures
5 9 (10.98%) User Experience
5 9 (10.98%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.44%) Animation
6 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.22%) Social Network
7 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.22%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.22%) Derivative
7 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.22%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (1.22%) Open Source
7 1 (1.22%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 67 (81.71%) Apple iOS
2 15 (18.29%) Android
3 4 (4.88%) Linux
4 3 (3.66%) Windows
5 2 (2.44%) UNIX
6 1 (1.22%) AIX
6 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.22%) SUSE
6 1 (1.22%) Debian
6 1 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.22%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (67.07%) iOS Development
2 47 (57.32%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (31.71%) TDD
3 26 (31.71%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (24.39%) Kanban
4 20 (24.39%) Scrum
5 11 (13.41%) Android Development
6 10 (12.20%) E-Commerce
7 9 (10.98%) OO
8 3 (3.66%) OOP
8 3 (3.66%) Multithreading
8 3 (3.66%) Memory Management
8 3 (3.66%) BDD
8 3 (3.66%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (3.66%) Unit Testing
9 2 (2.44%) Web Development
10 1 (1.22%) Software Engineering
10 1 (1.22%) DRM
10 1 (1.22%) MVC
10 1 (1.22%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.61%) JavaScript
2 11 (13.41%) Java
3 9 (10.98%) SQL
4 5 (6.10%) C++
5 4 (4.88%) C
5 4 (4.88%) C#
5 4 (4.88%) Ruby
6 3 (3.66%) Python
7 2 (2.44%) PHP
8 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.22%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (6.10%) Degree
1 5 (6.10%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.44%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (30.49%) Apple
2 8 (9.76%) Sencha
3 7 (8.54%) IBM
4 3 (3.66%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.44%) Facebook
6 1 (1.22%) SAP
6 1 (1.22%) Adobe
6 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.22%) Syclo
6 1 (1.22%) Perforce
6 1 (1.22%) Google
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