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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Objective-C
Rank 230 233 209
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -24
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 28 34 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.36% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.89% 1.02% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 22
Median daily rate £440 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £328 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £426 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £31.00 £26.53
% change year-on-year
-8.06% +16.87%
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England

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
3163 3347 2942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.85% 35.03% 32.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1959 2121 1600
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 87 97
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £22.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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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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 29 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Objective-C within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 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 +3 9 £450 +50.00% 1
Kent +17 8 - - 1
Hampshire -3 5 £300 -20.00% 6
Berkshire +2 3 £400 +2.23% 4
Surrey -11 2 £275 -25.67%
Buckinghamshire +8 1 £440 +17.33%
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 44 (89.80%) Apple iOS
2 40 (81.63%) iOS Development
3 29 (59.18%) Mobile App
3 29 (59.18%) Cocoa
4 28 (57.14%) Mobile Development
5 27 (55.10%) Cocoa Touch
6 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (46.94%) Apple Swift
8 22 (44.90%) Xcode
9 16 (32.65%) Apple
9 16 (32.65%) iPhone
10 14 (28.57%) Core Animation
10 14 (28.57%) XML
10 14 (28.57%) Animation
10 14 (28.57%) JSON
11 13 (26.53%) iPad
11 13 (26.53%) REST
12 12 (24.49%) Degree
12 12 (24.49%) Computer Science
12 12 (24.49%) Web Services
12 12 (24.49%) MS Excel
13 10 (20.41%) OpenGL
13 10 (20.41%) Memory Management
14 7 (14.29%) ION Trading
14 7 (14.29%) .NET
15 6 (12.24%) Android
15 6 (12.24%) Windows
16 5 (10.20%) Java
16 5 (10.20%) C++
17 4 (8.16%) ATL

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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 (2.04%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (24.49%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) HTTP
2 1 (2.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) DataStage
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.04%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 22 (44.90%) Xcode
2 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.08%) Subversion
3 1 (2.04%) JUnit
3 1 (2.04%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.04%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (8.16%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Back Office
3 1 (2.04%) Games
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (95.92%) Developer
2 39 (79.59%) iOS Developer
3 8 (16.33%) Applications Developer
3 8 (16.33%) Programmer
4 7 (14.29%) iOS Programmer
5 4 (8.16%) C++ Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Objective-C Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (4.08%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.04%) C++ Analyst Programmer
8 1 (2.04%) C++ Programmer
8 1 (2.04%) C++ Software Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Developer Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) ETL Specialist
8 1 (2.04%) iPhone Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Junior Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Software Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (59.18%) Cocoa
2 27 (55.10%) Cocoa Touch
3 14 (28.57%) Core Animation
3 14 (28.57%) JSON
3 14 (28.57%) XML
4 13 (26.53%) REST
5 12 (24.49%) Web Services
6 10 (20.41%) OpenGL
7 7 (14.29%) .NET
8 4 (8.16%) ATL
8 4 (8.16%) POCO
9 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
9 3 (6.12%) CSS
9 3 (6.12%) SOAP
9 3 (6.12%) UIKit
10 2 (4.08%) CSS3
10 2 (4.08%) iOS SDK
10 2 (4.08%) RESTful
11 1 (2.04%) Android SDK
11 1 (2.04%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 29 (59.18%) Mobile App
2 16 (32.65%) iPhone
3 14 (28.57%) Animation
4 13 (26.53%) iPad
5 12 (24.49%) Computer Science
6 3 (6.12%) User Experience
7 2 (4.08%) Blackberry
7 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
8 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
8 1 (2.04%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 44 (89.80%) Apple iOS
2 6 (12.24%) Android
2 6 (12.24%) Windows
3 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (81.63%) iOS Development
2 28 (57.14%) Mobile Development
3 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (20.41%) Memory Management
5 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.12%) TDD
6 2 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.08%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.08%) Multithreading
6 2 (4.08%) MVC
6 2 (4.08%) Scrum
7 1 (2.04%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (2.04%) Analytics
7 1 (2.04%) Android Development
7 1 (2.04%) BDD
7 1 (2.04%) Data Management
7 1 (2.04%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.04%) Kanban
7 1 (2.04%) SDLC
7 1 (2.04%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.94%) Apple Swift
2 5 (10.20%) C++
2 5 (10.20%) Java
3 3 (6.12%) C#
3 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.04%) C
4 1 (2.04%) SQL
4 1 (2.04%) VC++
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (32.65%) Apple
2 7 (14.29%) ION Trading
3 2 (4.08%) Google
4 1 (2.04%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.04%) Informatica
4 1 (2.04%) Talend
4 1 (2.04%) Xamarin