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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Objective-C
Rank 245 195 219
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +24
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 25 56 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.61% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.72% 1.86% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 34 6
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£375 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £333 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £468 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £355 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £26.53 £30.08
% change year-on-year
+16.87% -11.81%
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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
3450 3005 3074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.81% 32.86% 35.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2190 1657 1617
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 113 144
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.74 £15.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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
Berkshire -3 7 £350 -17.64% 3
Hampshire -19 7 £363 -9.37% 8
Oxfordshire -26 4 £400 +14.28% 3
Kent +8 3 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -19 3 £375 -28.57%
Surrey -6 1 £400 -11.11% 1
West Sussex -19 1 £363 - 2
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 52 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 51 (78.46%) iOS Development
3 36 (55.38%) Cocoa
4 31 (47.69%) Xcode
4 31 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (40.00%) Cocoa Touch
6 23 (35.38%) Apple
7 22 (33.85%) Mobile Development
8 17 (26.15%) Mobile App
8 17 (26.15%) iPad
8 17 (26.15%) iPhone
9 15 (23.08%) Web Services
10 14 (21.54%) XML
11 13 (20.00%) Scrum
12 12 (18.46%) Apple Swift
13 11 (16.92%) Finance
13 11 (16.92%) Degree
14 10 (15.38%) HTML5
14 10 (15.38%) REST
14 10 (15.38%) Banking
14 10 (15.38%) HTML
15 9 (13.85%) Java
15 9 (13.85%) Subversion
15 9 (13.85%) Android
15 9 (13.85%) JSON
15 9 (13.85%) Computer Science
16 8 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
16 8 (12.31%) Git (software)
16 8 (12.31%) iOS SDK
16 8 (12.31%) Node.js

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (12.31%) Node.js
2 5 (7.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (7.69%) Apache
2 5 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) HTTP
2 3 (4.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) SQLite
2 5 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 4 (6.15%) MySQL
4 2 (3.08%) DataStage
4 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (47.69%) Xcode
2 9 (13.85%) Subversion
3 8 (12.31%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.62%) Axure RP
4 3 (4.62%) JIRA
5 1 (1.54%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.54%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (1.54%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (16.92%) Finance
2 10 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 61 (93.85%) Developer
2 47 (72.31%) iOS Developer
3 7 (10.77%) Mobile Developer
4 5 (7.69%) Senior iOS Developer
4 5 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
4 5 (7.69%) Applications Developer
4 5 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.15%) Mac Developer
5 4 (6.15%) Mac Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Programmer
7 2 (3.08%) Architect
7 2 (3.08%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Xamarin Developer
8 1 (1.54%) Android Developer
8 1 (1.54%) Android Software Engineer
8 1 (1.54%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (1.54%) Mobile Software Engineer
8 1 (1.54%) Analyst
8 1 (1.54%) Technical Architect
8 1 (1.54%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (55.38%) Cocoa
2 26 (40.00%) Cocoa Touch
3 15 (23.08%) Web Services
4 14 (21.54%) XML
5 10 (15.38%) HTML
5 10 (15.38%) HTML5
5 10 (15.38%) REST
6 9 (13.85%) JSON
7 8 (12.31%) iOS SDK
8 7 (10.77%) OpenGL
9 6 (9.23%) RESTful
9 6 (9.23%) Core Animation
10 5 (7.69%) jQuery
10 5 (7.69%) CSS
10 5 (7.69%) SOAP
10 5 (7.69%) XHTML
10 5 (7.69%) Lucene
10 5 (7.69%) Ajax
10 5 (7.69%) CSS3
10 5 (7.69%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.15%) iPhone
1 17 (26.15%) iPad
1 17 (26.15%) Mobile App
2 9 (13.85%) Computer Science
3 8 (12.31%) User Experience
4 6 (9.23%) Animation
5 5 (7.69%) Client/Server
5 5 (7.69%) W3C
5 5 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (4.62%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (4.62%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.54%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.54%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.54%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 52 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 9 (13.85%) Android
3 5 (7.69%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.08%) Windows
5 1 (1.54%) Linux
5 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (78.46%) iOS Development
2 31 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (33.85%) Mobile Development
4 13 (20.00%) Scrum
5 8 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (10.77%) Software Engineering
6 7 (10.77%) Memory Management
6 7 (10.77%) TDD
6 7 (10.77%) Android Development
7 3 (4.62%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.08%) ETL
8 2 (3.08%) BDD
8 2 (3.08%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (1.54%) API Development
9 1 (1.54%) OO
9 1 (1.54%) Multithreading
9 1 (1.54%) Kanban
9 1 (1.54%) MVC
9 1 (1.54%) OOD
9 1 (1.54%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.46%) Apple Swift
2 9 (13.85%) Java
3 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.62%) C#
4 3 (4.62%) Ruby
5 2 (3.08%) Apex Code
5 2 (3.08%) SQL
5 2 (3.08%) C++
6 1 (1.54%) PHP
6 1 (1.54%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (16.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (35.38%) Apple
2 8 (12.31%) Adobe
3 5 (7.69%) Sencha
3 5 (7.69%) IBM
3 5 (7.69%) Xamarin
4 2 (3.08%) Informatica
4 2 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.08%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.54%) ION Trading
5 1 (1.54%) Talend
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