The table below looks at the statistics for Objective-C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Objective-C over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Objective-C
Rank 42 35 32
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 5 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.42% 2.75% 1.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.42% 7.63% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Average daily rate
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£365 £388 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% +93.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.55 £22.66
% change year-on-year
- +48.05%
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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 Southampton region.

Programming Languages Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
146 118 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 41.48% 36.09% 29.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 79 48
Average daily rate £350 £330 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 13
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £27.63 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%

Objective-C
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Objective-C across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Objective-C Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Objective-C across the Southampton region.

Objective-C Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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Top 25 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 11 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 11 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 11 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 9 (81.82%) Cocoa Touch
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (72.73%) SOAP
3 8 (72.73%) RESTful
4 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (63.64%) TDD
4 7 (63.64%) Apple
5 6 (54.55%) Web Services
5 6 (54.55%) HTTP
6 5 (45.45%) iPhone
6 5 (45.45%) iPad
7 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
7 4 (36.36%) Client/Server
7 4 (36.36%) Subversion
8 3 (27.27%) Android
8 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
8 3 (27.27%) Android Development
9 1 (9.09%) BDD
9 1 (9.09%) User Stories
9 1 (9.09%) Mobile Development
9 1 (9.09%) Scrum
9 1 (9.09%) Java

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Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Subversion
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
1 11 (100.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) Cocoa
2 9 (81.82%) Cocoa Touch
3 8 (72.73%) RESTful
3 8 (72.73%) SOAP
4 6 (54.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) iPhone
1 5 (45.45%) iPad
2 4 (36.36%) Client/Server
3 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (27.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) TDD
3 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (27.27%) Android Development
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile Development
5 1 (9.09%) BDD
5 1 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Apple
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