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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Objective-C
Rank 392 324 272
Rank change year-on-year
-68 -52
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 188 255 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.52% 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.98% 1.41% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 182 220
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £43.25

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
19244 18080 17373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.87% 37.13% 38.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12820 11381 10703
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 504 719
Average hourly rate £35.18 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.55 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 27 January 2015.

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
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 27 January 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
England -66 174 £375 -6.25% 143
London -58 99 £400 -10.11% 69
South East -7 41 £344 -8.33% 13
City of London +28 27 £413 -8.33% 19
Hampshire +1 21 £325 -18.75% 3
East Midlands +16 12 £338 +12.50% 4
Scotland -12 12 £550 +57.14% 3
North West -20 12 £350 -13.58% 19
Southampton - 10 £325 -
Nottingham +6 9 £305 -6.15%
Nottinghamshire +4 9 £305 -6.15%
Buckinghamshire -18 9 £369 +13.46% 1
Milton Keynes -15 7 £350 +16.66% 1
Cheshire +7 6 £350 -20.63% 5
Manchester -4 6 £350 - 11
Edinburgh -12 5 - - 1
South West -18 5 £358 +8.33% 8
East of England +2 4 £300 +20.00% 14
Berkshire -4 4 £325 -18.75% 2
Surrey - 4 - - 1
Devon -1 3 £365 -
West Sussex - 3 £400 - 1
Glasgow 0 2 £463 +32.14% 2
West Midlands -9 2 £325 +14.03% 4
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 3
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Watford - 2 - -
Bedford +2 1 £300 +20.00%
Leeds -4 1 £400 - 5
West Yorkshire -4 1 £400 +10.34% 8

Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

1 406 (85.47%) Apple iOS
2 378 (79.58%) iOS Development
3 215 (45.26%) Agile Software Development
4 154 (32.42%) iPhone
5 143 (30.11%) Xcode
6 131 (27.58%) Android
7 130 (27.37%) Mobile App
7 130 (27.37%) Cocoa
8 114 (24.00%) JavaScript
9 111 (23.37%) Java
9 111 (23.37%) iPad
10 108 (22.74%) TDD
11 106 (22.32%) JSON
11 106 (22.32%) Web Services
12 102 (21.47%) HTML
13 100 (21.05%) OO
14 97 (20.42%) Git (software)
15 91 (19.16%) RESTful
16 85 (17.89%) XML
16 85 (17.89%) Scrum
17 82 (17.26%) iOS SDK
18 80 (16.84%) Cocoa Touch
19 74 (15.58%) HTML5
20 72 (15.16%) User Experience
21 68 (14.32%) Android Development
22 61 (12.84%) HTTP
23 60 (12.63%) Apple
23 60 (12.63%) CSS
24 59 (12.42%) Finance
25 54 (11.37%) Continuous Integration

Objective-C
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 9 (1.89%) Node.js
2 8 (1.68%) Apache
2 8 (1.68%) Tomcat
3 6 (1.26%) CMS
4 4 (0.84%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.63%) nginx
5 3 (0.63%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.63%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.42%) Drupal
6 2 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.21%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (0.21%) Confluence
7 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.21%) IIS
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.21%) Jetty
Applications
1 9 (1.89%) Doxygen
2 3 (0.63%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.21%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.21%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.21%) MS Office
4 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.47%) GitHub
3 3 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.21%) IaaS
4 1 (0.21%) Office 365
4 1 (0.21%) SaaS
4 1 (0.21%) PaaS
4 1 (0.21%) Heroku
4 1 (0.21%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (12.84%) HTTP
2 26 (5.47%) VPN
3 13 (2.74%) Internet
3 13 (2.74%) HTTPS
4 5 (1.05%) VoIP
5 2 (0.42%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.42%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.42%) MPLS
5 2 (0.42%) BGP
5 2 (0.42%) IPsec
5 2 (0.42%) Firewall
5 2 (0.42%) iBeacon
6 1 (0.21%) SAN
6 1 (0.21%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.68%) MySQL
2 15 (3.16%) SQL Server
3 14 (2.95%) SQLite
4 7 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.05%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.05%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.84%) CouchDB
6 4 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (0.63%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.63%) Redis
8 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.42%) Big Data
9 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.21%) OLAP
9 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 143 (30.11%) Xcode
2 97 (20.42%) Git (software)
3 53 (11.16%) Subversion
4 28 (5.89%) Calabash
5 20 (4.21%) Cucumber
6 13 (2.74%) Jenkins
7 12 (2.53%) Mercurial
8 11 (2.32%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 10 (2.11%) Eclipse
9 10 (2.11%) Robolectric
10 9 (1.89%) Appium
11 7 (1.47%) Hudson
12 6 (1.26%) JUnit
13 5 (1.05%) Jasmine
13 5 (1.05%) JIRA
13 5 (1.05%) Selenium
14 3 (0.63%) Android Studio
14 3 (0.63%) WebDriver
14 3 (0.63%) Visual Studio
14 3 (0.63%) Bugzilla
General
1 59 (12.42%) Finance
2 25 (5.26%) Banking
3 19 (4.00%) Games
4 16 (3.37%) Retail
5 11 (2.32%) Publishing
6 6 (1.26%) Marketing
6 6 (1.26%) Advertising
6 6 (1.26%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.05%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.42%) Automotive
9 1 (0.21%) Back Office
9 1 (0.21%) Military
9 1 (0.21%) Electronics
9 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 439 (92.42%) Developer
2 330 (69.47%) iOS Developer
3 65 (13.68%) Mobile Developer
4 35 (7.37%) Senior Developer
5 31 (6.53%) Senior iOS Developer
6 26 (5.47%) Android Developer
6 26 (5.47%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 20 (4.21%) Applications Developer
8 8 (1.68%) .NET Developer
8 8 (1.68%) Test Engineer
9 7 (1.47%) Xamarin Developer
9 7 (1.47%) Mac Developer
9 7 (1.47%) iPhone Developer
9 7 (1.47%) Software Engineer
9 7 (1.47%) Lead Developer
10 6 (1.26%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 6 (1.26%) Java Developer
10 6 (1.26%) Web Developer
11 5 (1.05%) iPad Developer
12 4 (0.84%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (27.37%) Cocoa
2 106 (22.32%) JSON
2 106 (22.32%) Web Services
3 102 (21.47%) HTML
4 91 (19.16%) RESTful
5 85 (17.89%) XML
6 82 (17.26%) iOS SDK
7 80 (16.84%) Cocoa Touch
8 74 (15.58%) HTML5
9 60 (12.63%) CSS
10 39 (8.21%) SOAP
11 34 (7.16%) REST
12 32 (6.74%) CSS3
13 31 (6.53%) .NET
14 28 (5.89%) Android SDK
15 23 (4.84%) jQuery
16 16 (3.37%) UIKit
17 13 (2.74%) Core Animation
18 11 (2.32%) Ruby on Rails
19 10 (2.11%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 154 (32.42%) iPhone
2 130 (27.37%) Mobile App
3 111 (23.37%) iPad
4 72 (15.16%) User Experience
5 26 (5.47%) Computer Science
6 21 (4.42%) Social Media
7 18 (3.79%) Data Structures
7 18 (3.79%) Client/Server
8 17 (3.58%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (2.95%) N-Tier
9 14 (2.95%) Animation
10 13 (2.74%) Open Source
11 10 (2.11%) Blackberry
12 8 (1.68%) New Media
12 8 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (1.47%) Algorithms
13 7 (1.47%) Augmented Reality
14 6 (1.26%) Streaming Media
15 5 (1.05%) Mobile Banking
15 5 (1.05%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 406 (85.47%) Apple iOS
2 131 (27.58%) Android
3 29 (6.11%) Windows
4 20 (4.21%) Linux
5 11 (2.32%) Mac OS X
6 10 (2.11%) Windows Phone
7 9 (1.89%) UNIX
8 6 (1.26%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.63%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.63%) Solaris
10 2 (0.42%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.42%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.42%) AIX
10 2 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (79.58%) iOS Development
2 215 (45.26%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (22.74%) TDD
4 100 (21.05%) OO
5 85 (17.89%) Scrum
6 68 (14.32%) Android Development
7 54 (11.37%) Continuous Integration
7 54 (11.37%) BDD
8 45 (9.47%) Software Engineering
9 41 (8.63%) E-Commerce
10 28 (5.89%) Mobile Application Development
11 25 (5.26%) OOP
12 20 (4.21%) MVC
13 19 (4.00%) Multithreading
14 17 (3.58%) OOD
14 17 (3.58%) Kanban
15 16 (3.37%) Unit Testing
16 14 (2.95%) Memory Management
17 13 (2.74%) Test Automation
17 13 (2.74%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 114 (24.00%) JavaScript
2 111 (23.37%) Java
3 46 (9.68%) C#
4 43 (9.05%) C++
5 27 (5.68%) SQL
6 25 (5.26%) Ruby
7 21 (4.42%) C
8 15 (3.16%) PHP
9 8 (1.68%) Python
10 4 (0.84%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.84%) XAML
10 4 (0.84%) Groovy
11 3 (0.63%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.63%) Perl
12 2 (0.42%) PHP5
12 2 (0.42%) Delphi
12 2 (0.42%) VB
13 1 (0.21%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.21%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (0.21%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (4.42%) Degree
2 4 (0.84%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.42%) JNCIP
3 2 (0.42%) CCNP
3 2 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.21%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.16%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.63%) Squid
2 2 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.42%) Puppet
2 1 (0.21%) Ansible
Vendors
1 60 (12.63%) Apple
2 21 (4.42%) Xamarin
3 16 (3.37%) Microsoft
4 14 (2.95%) Google
5 11 (2.32%) Perforce
6 10 (2.11%) Oracle
7 8 (1.68%) Facebook
8 7 (1.47%) Twitter
9 6 (1.26%) Appcelerator
10 5 (1.05%) IBM
11 3 (0.63%) Kony
11 3 (0.63%) Sencha
11 3 (0.63%) Sun
11 3 (0.63%) Yahoo!
12 2 (0.42%) Zend
12 2 (0.42%) VMware
12 2 (0.42%) Symbian
12 2 (0.42%) Juniper
12 2 (0.42%) Cisco
13 1 (0.21%) Splunk
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