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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Objective-C
England / South East
Rank 218 235 207
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -28
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 23 27 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.31% 0.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.89% 0.91% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 21 26
Median daily rate £400 £350 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £450 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 - -

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
2571 2953 3317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.41% 33.66% 34.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1595 1941 1849
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 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 109 126
Median hourly rate £42.00 £44.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.55 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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

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 23 February 2017.

Objective-C Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Objective-C
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Objective-C within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 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
Berkshire +26 13 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -6 3 £450 +28.57%
Surrey - 3 £425 - 1
Hampshire +6 2 £375 +31.57% 2
Oxfordshire -2 2 £275 -21.42%
Objective-C
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 22 (68.75%) Android
1 22 (68.75%) Apple Swift
2 19 (59.38%) Mobile Development
2 19 (59.38%) Java
3 17 (53.13%) Xcode
4 16 (50.00%) Apple iOS
5 12 (37.50%) Apple
5 12 (37.50%) LTE
5 12 (37.50%) Degree
5 12 (37.50%) QA
5 12 (37.50%) Problem Management
5 12 (37.50%) Coaching
5 12 (37.50%) Service Design
5 12 (37.50%) Android Studio
6 11 (34.38%) iOS Development
6 11 (34.38%) Mentoring
6 11 (34.38%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (34.38%) HSPA
6 11 (34.38%) Project Management
6 11 (34.38%) Finance
6 11 (34.38%) Publishing
6 11 (34.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (34.38%) GSM
6 11 (34.38%) WCDMA
7 9 (28.13%) Mobile App
8 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (15.63%) C#
9 5 (15.63%) Scrum
9 5 (15.63%) User Experience
10 4 (12.50%) Xamarin

Objective-C
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 (3.13%) Apache
1 1 (3.13%) nginx
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Google Play
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) LTE
2 11 (34.38%) GSM
2 11 (34.38%) HSPA
2 11 (34.38%) WCDMA
3 1 (3.13%) 3GPP
Development Applications
1 17 (53.13%) Xcode
2 12 (37.50%) Android Studio
3 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.25%) JUnit
4 2 (6.25%) Robolectric
5 1 (3.13%) Babel
5 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.13%) Gradle
5 1 (3.13%) JIRA
5 1 (3.13%) Maven
5 1 (3.13%) Travis CI
5 1 (3.13%) webpack
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
1 11 (34.38%) Publishing
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Developer
2 14 (43.75%) Architect
3 10 (31.25%) iOS Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Xamarin Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Java Applications Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Java Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Mac Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Mobile Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Applications Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Objective-C Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) Core Animation
1 4 (12.50%) CSS
1 4 (12.50%) HTML
1 4 (12.50%) JSON
1 4 (12.50%) RESTful
1 4 (12.50%) Web Services
1 4 (12.50%) Xamarin.iOS
2 3 (9.38%) .NET
2 3 (9.38%) Cocoa
2 3 (9.38%) Core Data
3 2 (6.25%) Android SDK
3 2 (6.25%) HTML5
3 2 (6.25%) Node.js
3 2 (6.25%) Spring
3 2 (6.25%) XML
4 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.13%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (3.13%) CSS3
4 1 (3.13%) D3.js
4 1 (3.13%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (28.13%) Mobile App
3 5 (15.63%) User Experience
4 3 (9.38%) Animation
5 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.25%) iPhone
6 1 (3.13%) Handset
6 1 (3.13%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 22 (68.75%) Android
2 16 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.13%) Mac OS
3 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Mobile Development
2 12 (37.50%) Coaching
2 12 (37.50%) Problem Management
2 12 (37.50%) Service Design
3 11 (34.38%) iOS Development
3 11 (34.38%) Mentoring
3 11 (34.38%) Project Management
3 11 (34.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.63%) Scrum
6 3 (9.38%) TDD
7 2 (6.25%) MVC
7 2 (6.25%) OOP
7 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.13%) B2B
8 1 (3.13%) BDD
8 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.13%) OO
8 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.13%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (68.75%) Apple Swift
2 19 (59.38%) Java
3 5 (15.63%) C#
4 4 (12.50%) C++
5 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.13%) C
6 1 (3.13%) ES6
6 1 (3.13%) Scala
6 1 (3.13%) SQL
6 1 (3.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Apple
2 4 (12.50%) Google
2 4 (12.50%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft