The table below looks at the statistics for Objective-C skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 2014 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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Objective-C
Rank 330 275 305
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +30
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 323 366 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.69% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.56% 1.79% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 257 208
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £300 £311
% change year-on-year
+18.33% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Average hourly rate £39.28 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.73% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.72 £25.63 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.53 £30.08 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-11.81% -17.02%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20752 20425 21371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.29% 38.78% 36.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 13136 12842 12798
Average daily rate £388 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 566 761
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.90 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

Objective-C
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Objective-C Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Objective-C
Daily Rate Trend

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

Objective-C Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Objective-C
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Objective-C within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Objective-C Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Objective-C
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Objective-C within the UK.

Objective-C Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Objective-C
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Objective-C within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Objective-C Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Objective-C
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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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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
England -53 308 £400 - 126
London -25 210 £400 - 62
South East +31 56 £400 +28.00% 20
City of London -4 43 £375 -6.71% 16
Hampshire +6 18 £400 - 5
Southampton 0 12 £355 - 1
Scotland -13 12 £344 -8.33% 10
Buckinghamshire +11 11 £525 +110.00% 1
West Yorkshire +7 10 £338 +40.62% 6
Yorkshire +6 10 £338 +40.62% 7
North West -11 9 £350 +16.66% 8
Manchester -7 8 £350 -12.50% 8
Edinburgh -9 8 £488 - 4
Oxfordshire +2 7 £350 +52.17% 2
West Midlands -15 7 £450 +28.57% 4
Berkshire +12 6 £425 +25.92% 1
West Sussex +6 6 - - 2
Milton Keynes -1 4 £400 +60.00%
Birmingham -1 4 - - 3
East Midlands -3 4 £338 +12.50% 6
Surrey -4 4 £450 +50.00% 4
East of England -43 4 £395 +31.66% 11
Egham - 3 £450 - 3
Reading - 3 £408 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £395 - 4
Nottingham +12 2 £375 +25.00%
Nottinghamshire +12 2 £375 +25.00%
Glasgow -12 2 £333 -11.33% 4
Warwickshire -13 2 - -
South West -37 2 £338 +8.00% 7

Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 465 (84.55%) Apple iOS
2 414 (75.27%) iOS Development
3 191 (34.73%) iPhone
4 180 (32.73%) Mobile App
5 171 (31.09%) Android
5 171 (31.09%) Xcode
6 168 (30.55%) Cocoa
7 147 (26.73%) iPad
8 136 (24.73%) Java
9 134 (24.36%) JSON
10 132 (24.00%) JavaScript
10 132 (24.00%) OO
11 130 (23.64%) HTML
12 118 (21.45%) Web Services
12 118 (21.45%) TDD
13 117 (21.27%) Agile Software Development
14 114 (20.73%) XML
15 107 (19.45%) Cocoa Touch
16 103 (18.73%) RESTful
17 99 (18.00%) Git (software)
18 93 (16.91%) Scrum
19 92 (16.73%) iOS SDK
20 80 (14.55%) Android Development
20 80 (14.55%) Subversion
21 77 (14.00%) Apple
22 74 (13.45%) HTML5
23 71 (12.91%) BDD
24 66 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
25 59 (10.73%) CSS
26 53 (9.64%) HTTP

Objective-C
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 15 (2.73%) Node.js
2 10 (1.82%) WebSphere
2 10 (1.82%) CMS
3 8 (1.45%) Apache
4 5 (0.91%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (0.36%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.18%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.18%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.18%) Confluence
6 1 (0.18%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (1.27%) Doxygen
2 4 (0.73%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.36%) Blender
3 2 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.45%) GitHub
2 4 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (9.64%) HTTP
2 15 (2.73%) HTTPS
3 13 (2.36%) VPN
4 7 (1.27%) VoIP
5 6 (1.09%) SSL
6 5 (0.91%) Bluetooth
7 4 (0.73%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.73%) Internet
8 3 (0.55%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.36%) iBeacon
9 2 (0.36%) Firewall
9 2 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.18%) Wireless
10 1 (0.18%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.18%) SAN
10 1 (0.18%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.18%) MySQL
1 23 (4.18%) SQLite
2 6 (1.09%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.73%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.36%) MS Access
4 2 (0.36%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.18%) Redis
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 171 (31.09%) Xcode
2 99 (18.00%) Git (software)
3 80 (14.55%) Subversion
4 30 (5.45%) Cucumber
5 27 (4.91%) Calabash
6 15 (2.73%) Jenkins
7 14 (2.55%) Eclipse
8 9 (1.64%) QuickTest Pro
8 9 (1.64%) JUnit
8 9 (1.64%) Selenium
8 9 (1.64%) Mercurial
9 8 (1.45%) JIRA
10 7 (1.27%) WebDriver
11 6 (1.09%) Hudson
12 5 (0.91%) Ant
13 4 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (0.73%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 4 (0.73%) Grunt
13 4 (0.73%) Yeoman
14 3 (0.55%) Robotium
General
1 34 (6.18%) Retail
2 30 (5.45%) Finance
3 21 (3.82%) Publishing
4 19 (3.45%) Banking
5 12 (2.18%) Games
6 9 (1.64%) Legal
7 8 (1.45%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.27%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.09%) Marketing
10 5 (0.91%) Advertising
11 4 (0.73%) Back Office
12 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.36%) Automotive
12 2 (0.36%) Interactive Media
13 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 472 (85.82%) Developer
2 370 (67.27%) iOS Developer
3 56 (10.18%) Mobile Developer
4 36 (6.55%) Senior Developer
5 35 (6.36%) Android Developer
6 31 (5.64%) Senior iOS Developer
7 25 (4.55%) Architect
8 15 (2.73%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 15 (2.73%) iPhone Developer
9 14 (2.55%) Software Engineer
9 14 (2.55%) Lead Developer
10 11 (2.00%) Programmer
10 11 (2.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 10 (1.82%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (1.82%) Applications Developer
12 9 (1.64%) Mobile Solutions Architect
13 8 (1.45%) Technical Architect
13 8 (1.45%) Senior Software Engineer
13 8 (1.45%) Java Developer
14 7 (1.27%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (30.55%) Cocoa
2 134 (24.36%) JSON
3 130 (23.64%) HTML
4 118 (21.45%) Web Services
5 114 (20.73%) XML
6 107 (19.45%) Cocoa Touch
7 103 (18.73%) RESTful
8 92 (16.73%) iOS SDK
9 74 (13.45%) HTML5
10 59 (10.73%) CSS
11 39 (7.09%) REST
12 34 (6.18%) SOAP
13 25 (4.55%) CSS3
14 23 (4.18%) jQuery
15 20 (3.64%) Ruby on Rails
15 20 (3.64%) UIKit
15 20 (3.64%) .NET
16 17 (3.09%) Android SDK
17 15 (2.73%) Dojo
18 14 (2.55%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 191 (34.73%) iPhone
2 180 (32.73%) Mobile App
3 147 (26.73%) iPad
4 29 (5.27%) Computer Science
5 20 (3.64%) Client/Server
6 17 (3.09%) N-Tier
7 15 (2.73%) Animation
8 14 (2.55%) Blackberry
9 11 (2.00%) Video on Demand
9 11 (2.00%) Social Media
9 11 (2.00%) Digital Media
10 9 (1.64%) Streaming Video
10 9 (1.64%) Streaming Media
11 8 (1.45%) Augmented Reality
12 5 (0.91%) Open Source
12 5 (0.91%) Social Network
12 5 (0.91%) Arduino
12 5 (0.91%) Cryptography
12 5 (0.91%) Mobile Payment
12 5 (0.91%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 465 (84.55%) Apple iOS
2 171 (31.09%) Android
3 23 (4.18%) Windows
4 16 (2.91%) Linux
5 10 (1.82%) UNIX
6 9 (1.64%) Windows Phone
7 7 (1.27%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.91%) AIX
8 5 (0.91%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.36%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.36%) Debian
9 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.18%) SUSE
10 1 (0.18%) Solaris
10 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.18%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 414 (75.27%) iOS Development
2 132 (24.00%) OO
3 118 (21.45%) TDD
4 117 (21.27%) Agile Software Development
5 93 (16.91%) Scrum
6 80 (14.55%) Android Development
7 71 (12.91%) BDD
8 66 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
9 50 (9.09%) Software Engineering
10 46 (8.36%) OOP
11 33 (6.00%) E-Commerce
12 31 (5.64%) MVC
12 31 (5.64%) Kanban
13 26 (4.73%) Mobile Application Development
14 25 (4.55%) Test Scripting
14 25 (4.55%) Memory Management
15 22 (4.00%) Multithreading
16 21 (3.82%) Unit Testing
17 19 (3.45%) OOD
18 16 (2.91%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 136 (24.73%) Java
2 132 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 52 (9.45%) C++
3 52 (9.45%) Ruby
4 40 (7.27%) C
5 38 (6.91%) C#
6 28 (5.09%) SQL
7 22 (4.00%) PHP
8 18 (3.27%) Groovy
9 16 (2.91%) Python
10 5 (0.91%) ActionScript
10 5 (0.91%) Perl
11 4 (0.73%) PowerHouse
12 3 (0.55%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.55%) PHP5
12 3 (0.55%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.36%) RPG IV
13 2 (0.36%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.36%) ActionScript 3.0
13 2 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (4.00%) Degree
2 7 (1.27%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.73%) ISEB
3 4 (0.73%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.36%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.36%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.91%) QA
2 2 (0.36%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (0.55%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.55%) Cygwin
2 1 (0.18%) Squid
2 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (0.36%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.18%) XenMobile
2 1 (0.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 77 (14.00%) Apple
2 23 (4.18%) Facebook
3 18 (3.27%) Google
4 16 (2.91%) Microsoft
5 13 (2.36%) IBM
6 10 (1.82%) Sencha
7 7 (1.27%) Perforce
8 6 (1.09%) SAP
8 6 (1.09%) Twitter
9 5 (0.91%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.73%) Appcelerator
10 4 (0.73%) Yahoo!
10 4 (0.73%) Zend
11 3 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.55%) Adobe
11 3 (0.55%) Citrix
12 2 (0.36%) Symbian
12 2 (0.36%) Splunk
12 2 (0.36%) Red Hat
13 1 (0.18%) MobileIron
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