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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Objective-C over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Objective-C
Rank 233 236 243
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 9 33 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.35% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.34% 1.02% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 27 11
Median daily rate - £525 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +61.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.51 - -
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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
2616 3239 3237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.81% 34.23% 32.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1520 1980 1894
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £276 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 154 108
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% -2.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.86 £15.78 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

Objective-C
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Objective-C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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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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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Objective-C within the South East region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex -4 4 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 2
Berkshire -3 1 - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Objective-C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 25 (96.15%) Apple iOS
2 21 (80.77%) iOS Development
3 12 (46.15%) Apple Swift
4 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (38.46%) Xcode
6 9 (34.62%) Cocoa
6 9 (34.62%) Core Data
6 9 (34.62%) Mobile App
7 8 (30.77%) Mobile Development
7 8 (30.77%) Android
8 7 (26.92%) Cocoa Touch
8 7 (26.92%) C#
9 6 (23.08%) Web Services
9 6 (23.08%) iPhone
10 5 (19.23%) JSON
10 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
10 5 (19.23%) Degree
10 5 (19.23%) iPad
10 5 (19.23%) XML
10 5 (19.23%) Scrum
10 5 (19.23%) Apple
11 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
11 4 (15.38%) RESTful
11 4 (15.38%) Core Animation
11 4 (15.38%) Xamarin
11 4 (15.38%) Animation
11 4 (15.38%) User Experience
12 3 (11.54%) REST
12 3 (11.54%) Google Play
12 3 (11.54%) Google

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Xcode
2 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.85%) Advertising
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Developer
2 21 (80.77%) iOS Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Xamarin Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Objective-C Developer
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Junior
5 1 (3.85%) Junior Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Junior iOS Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Manual Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) Cocoa
1 9 (34.62%) Core Data
2 7 (26.92%) Cocoa Touch
3 6 (23.08%) Web Services
4 5 (19.23%) JSON
4 5 (19.23%) XML
5 4 (15.38%) Core Animation
5 4 (15.38%) RESTful
6 3 (11.54%) .NET
6 3 (11.54%) OpenGL
6 3 (11.54%) REST
6 3 (11.54%) Xamarin.iOS
7 2 (7.69%) CSS
7 2 (7.69%) iOS SDK
7 2 (7.69%) SOAP
8 1 (3.85%) Android SDK
8 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
8 1 (3.85%) CSS3
8 1 (3.85%) HTML
8 1 (3.85%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Mobile App
2 6 (23.08%) iPhone
3 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
3 5 (19.23%) iPad
4 4 (15.38%) Animation
4 4 (15.38%) User Experience
5 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.85%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 25 (96.15%) Apple iOS
2 8 (30.77%) Android
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) iOS Development
2 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) Mobile Development
4 5 (19.23%) Scrum
5 3 (11.54%) Memory Management
5 3 (11.54%) TDD
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.85%) BDD
7 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.85%) Kanban
7 1 (3.85%) Manual Testing
7 1 (3.85%) MVC
7 1 (3.85%) OO
7 1 (3.85%) OOP
7 1 (3.85%) SDLC
7 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) Apple Swift
2 7 (26.92%) C#
3 3 (11.54%) C++
3 3 (11.54%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) C
5 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Apple
2 4 (15.38%) Xamarin
3 3 (11.54%) Google
4 1 (3.85%) ION Trading
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft