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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Objective-C
Rank 257 200 218
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +18
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 21 64 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.64% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.64% 1.98% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 32 15
Average daily rate £350 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £305 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Objective-C
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
3266 3231 2987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.90% 32.47% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2120 1932 1699
Average daily rate £400 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 112 106
Average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £20.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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

Objective-C
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

Objective-C
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 April 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

Objective-C
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 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
West Sussex -13 7 £425 +23.63% 2
Buckinghamshire +9 6 £350 -12.50%
Berkshire +2 5 £350 -12.50%
Oxfordshire - 3 £345 - 2
Kent -29 2 - - 1
Middlesex - 1 £400 -
Objective-C
England

Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 37 (74.00%) Apple iOS
2 35 (70.00%) iOS Development
3 26 (52.00%) Mobile App
4 23 (46.00%) Apple Swift
5 22 (44.00%) Cocoa
6 20 (40.00%) Cocoa Touch
7 19 (38.00%) Mobile Development
8 15 (30.00%) C++
9 14 (28.00%) Xcode
9 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (22.00%) Animation
10 11 (22.00%) Android
10 11 (22.00%) .NET
11 10 (20.00%) Windows
11 10 (20.00%) Apple
11 10 (20.00%) Core Animation
12 9 (18.00%) E-Commerce
13 8 (16.00%) C#
13 8 (16.00%) User Experience
13 8 (16.00%) Android Development
14 7 (14.00%) Java
14 7 (14.00%) JSON
15 6 (12.00%) TDD
15 6 (12.00%) iPhone
15 6 (12.00%) Windows 7
15 6 (12.00%) HTML
15 6 (12.00%) ATL
15 6 (12.00%) XML
15 6 (12.00%) POCO
16 5 (10.00%) BDD

Objective-C
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (6.00%) CMS
2 2 (4.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (4.00%) concrete5
2 2 (4.00%) Drupal
2 2 (4.00%) ExpressionEngine
2 2 (4.00%) Joomla!
2 2 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (4.00%) Umbraco
2 2 (4.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) 3ds Max
1 2 (4.00%) Acrobat
1 2 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (4.00%) GIMP
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (4.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) MailChimp
2 1 (2.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.00%) Skype
2 1 (2.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (28.00%) Xcode
2 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.00%) Subversion
3 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.00%) Grunt
4 2 (4.00%) JUnit
4 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.00%) JIRA
5 1 (2.00%) Maven
5 1 (2.00%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.00%) MSTest
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Publishing
3 2 (4.00%) Back Office
4 1 (2.00%) Automotive
4 1 (2.00%) Games
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (90.00%) Developer
2 32 (64.00%) iOS Developer
3 10 (20.00%) Applications Developer
4 8 (16.00%) Objective-C Developer
5 7 (14.00%) C++ Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Programmer
7 4 (8.00%) iOS Programmer
7 4 (8.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Mobile Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Senior iOS Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Android Developer
8 3 (6.00%) iOS Android Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Architect
9 2 (4.00%) C# Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (4.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (4.00%) Software Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Software Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (44.00%) Cocoa
2 20 (40.00%) Cocoa Touch
3 11 (22.00%) .NET
4 10 (20.00%) Core Animation
5 7 (14.00%) JSON
6 6 (12.00%) ATL
6 6 (12.00%) HTML
6 6 (12.00%) POCO
6 6 (12.00%) XML
7 5 (10.00%) OpenGL
7 5 (10.00%) REST
8 4 (8.00%) CSS
8 4 (8.00%) Web Services
9 3 (6.00%) jQuery
9 3 (6.00%) WinForms
10 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
10 2 (4.00%) CodeIgniter
10 2 (4.00%) Flash
10 2 (4.00%) JSP
10 2 (4.00%) MooTools
Miscellaneous
1 26 (52.00%) Mobile App
2 11 (22.00%) Animation
3 8 (16.00%) User Experience
4 6 (12.00%) iPhone
5 4 (8.00%) iPad
6 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (4.00%) Device Driver
7 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (4.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 37 (74.00%) Apple iOS
2 11 (22.00%) Android
3 10 (20.00%) Windows
4 6 (12.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.00%) Linux
6 2 (4.00%) CentOS
6 2 (4.00%) Mac OS
6 2 (4.00%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.00%) AIX
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Phone
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (70.00%) iOS Development
2 19 (38.00%) Mobile Development
3 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (18.00%) E-Commerce
5 8 (16.00%) Android Development
6 6 (12.00%) TDD
7 5 (10.00%) BDD
7 5 (10.00%) OO
8 4 (8.00%) Multithreading
8 4 (8.00%) OOP
8 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.00%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (4.00%) Data Protection
10 2 (4.00%) Front End Development
10 2 (4.00%) Load Testing
10 2 (4.00%) Low Latency
10 2 (4.00%) Memory Management
10 2 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (4.00%) Security Testing
10 2 (4.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.00%) Apple Swift
2 15 (30.00%) C++
3 8 (16.00%) C#
4 7 (14.00%) Java
5 4 (8.00%) C
5 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.00%) Python
6 3 (6.00%) SQL
7 2 (4.00%) ActionScript
7 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.00%) PHP
7 2 (4.00%) Ruby
7 2 (4.00%) VB
8 1 (2.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) Apple
2 4 (8.00%) ION Trading
3 3 (6.00%) Xamarin
4 2 (4.00%) Adobe
4 2 (4.00%) Google
4 2 (4.00%) Sitecore
4 2 (4.00%) Zend
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle
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