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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Objective-C
Rank 212 205 188
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -17
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 41 28 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.44% 0.33% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.31% 0.99% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 18
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £266 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £448 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £43.25
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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
3133 2819 2474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.79% 33.56% 32.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1750 1478 1301
Average daily rate £350 £340 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 134 175
Average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £11.25 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +1 21 £325 -18.75% 3
Buckinghamshire -18 9 £369 +13.46% 1
Berkshire -4 4 £325 -18.75% 1
Surrey - 4 - - 2
West Sussex - 3 £400 - 1
East Sussex - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 3
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 65 (85.53%) Apple iOS
2 60 (78.95%) iOS Development
3 45 (59.21%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (48.68%) iPhone
5 36 (47.37%) RESTful
6 31 (40.79%) Cocoa
6 31 (40.79%) Web Services
7 30 (39.47%) iPad
8 29 (38.16%) Cocoa Touch
9 28 (36.84%) Mobile App
10 27 (35.53%) Apple
11 25 (32.89%) TDD
11 25 (32.89%) Git (software)
12 24 (31.58%) Scrum
12 24 (31.58%) HTTP
13 22 (28.95%) SOAP
14 20 (26.32%) HTML
14 20 (26.32%) Subversion
14 20 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (23.68%) JavaScript
16 17 (22.37%) JSON
17 15 (19.74%) iOS SDK
18 14 (18.42%) Kanban
18 14 (18.42%) Xcode
19 13 (17.11%) Client/Server
19 13 (17.11%) HTML5
20 11 (14.47%) Data Structures
20 11 (14.47%) Java
21 10 (13.16%) C++
22 9 (11.84%) C#

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 3 (3.95%) Node.js
2 2 (2.63%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.32%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.32%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) GitHub
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.32%) Office 365
3 1 (1.32%) SaaS
3 1 (1.32%) PaaS
3 1 (1.32%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.32%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 24 (31.58%) HTTP
2 3 (3.95%) Internet
3 1 (1.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) NoSQL
1 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.32%) CouchDB
2 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 25 (32.89%) Git (software)
2 20 (26.32%) Subversion
3 14 (18.42%) Xcode
4 2 (2.63%) Selenium
4 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.63%) RSpec
4 2 (2.63%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.63%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.63%) Calabash
4 2 (2.63%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (2.63%) Appium
4 2 (2.63%) Robolectric
5 1 (1.32%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.32%) JIRA
General
1 9 (11.84%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Games
4 1 (1.32%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 72 (94.74%) Developer
2 53 (69.74%) iOS Developer
3 18 (23.68%) Mobile Developer
4 8 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 5 (6.58%) Senior iOS Developer
6 3 (3.95%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 3 (3.95%) Lead Developer
7 2 (2.63%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (2.63%) Automation Tester
7 2 (2.63%) iPad Developer
7 2 (2.63%) Android Developer
7 2 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.63%) Applications Developer
7 2 (2.63%) Architect
7 2 (2.63%) Tester
7 2 (2.63%) .NET Developer
7 2 (2.63%) C# Developer
7 2 (2.63%) Xamarin Developer
7 2 (2.63%) Mobile Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.32%) Senior UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (47.37%) RESTful
2 31 (40.79%) Cocoa
2 31 (40.79%) Web Services
3 29 (38.16%) Cocoa Touch
4 22 (28.95%) SOAP
5 20 (26.32%) HTML
6 17 (22.37%) JSON
7 15 (19.74%) iOS SDK
8 13 (17.11%) HTML5
9 9 (11.84%) CSS
10 8 (10.53%) XML
10 8 (10.53%) .NET
11 5 (6.58%) jQuery
12 4 (5.26%) CSS3
12 4 (5.26%) PhoneGap
13 3 (3.95%) AngularJS
14 2 (2.63%) Django
14 2 (2.63%) Dojo
14 2 (2.63%) Core Animation
14 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 37 (48.68%) iPhone
2 30 (39.47%) iPad
3 28 (36.84%) Mobile App
4 13 (17.11%) Client/Server
5 11 (14.47%) Data Structures
6 6 (7.89%) User Experience
7 2 (2.63%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.32%) Streaming Video
8 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.32%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (1.32%) Video on Demand
8 1 (1.32%) Animation
8 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 65 (85.53%) Apple iOS
2 9 (11.84%) Android
3 3 (3.95%) UNIX
3 3 (3.95%) Linux
4 1 (1.32%) Windows
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (78.95%) iOS Development
2 45 (59.21%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (32.89%) TDD
4 24 (31.58%) Scrum
5 20 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (18.42%) Kanban
7 9 (11.84%) OO
7 9 (11.84%) MVC
8 5 (6.58%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.58%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.26%) Multithreading
9 4 (5.26%) Android Development
10 3 (3.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (3.95%) Unit Testing
11 2 (2.63%) BDD
11 2 (2.63%) Agile Testing
11 2 (2.63%) Responsive Web Design
11 2 (2.63%) Line Management
12 1 (1.32%) Mentoring
12 1 (1.32%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.68%) JavaScript
2 11 (14.47%) Java
3 10 (13.16%) C++
4 9 (11.84%) C#
5 5 (6.58%) SQL
6 4 (5.26%) Ruby
6 4 (5.26%) C
7 3 (3.95%) XAML
8 2 (2.63%) Python
8 2 (2.63%) PHP
8 2 (2.63%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.32%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.32%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (1.32%) VB
9 1 (1.32%) Delphi
9 1 (1.32%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (1.32%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.32%) BC Cleared
2 1 (1.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (35.53%) Apple
2 5 (6.58%) Xamarin
3 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.63%) Google
4 2 (2.63%) Perforce
5 1 (1.32%) Appcelerator
5 1 (1.32%) Facebook
5 1 (1.32%) Twitter
5 1 (1.32%) Adobe
5 1 (1.32%) IBM
5 1 (1.32%) Sencha
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