The table below looks at the statistics for Objective-C skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Objective-C over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Objective-C
Rank 378 368 347
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -21
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 295 320 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.56% 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.35% 1.47% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 266 195
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £16.66 £31.00 £39.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.27% -21.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.00 £26.53
% change year-on-year
- +16.87%

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
21866 21807 21252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.74% 38.11% 36.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15062 14809 13683
Median daily rate £425 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 528 414
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.53 £17.22 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.41 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

Objective-C
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 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 26 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Objective-C within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England -15 278 £425 - 123
London -37 161 £438 -2.77% 71
City of London +9 30 £475 +2.70% 18
North West +16 28 £426 +14.42% 17
South West +24 26 £488 +14.70% 5
Manchester +9 25 £426 +13.66% 15
Bristol +13 22 £500 +17.64% 3
West Yorkshire +23 17 £363 +20.83% 5
Yorkshire +17 17 £363 +20.83% 7
Scotland +8 14 £375 - 6
South East -8 14 £375 - 4
East of England +20 13 £350 +12.00% 9
Cambridgeshire +32 12 £350 +55.55% 6
Leeds +12 12 £425 +41.66% 5
Cambridge +24 11 £350 +55.55% 3
West Midlands -31 10 £375 - 1
Edinburgh +17 9 £375 -6.25% 3
Salford -5 6 £428 +14.00% 1
East Midlands -1 5 £375 - 6
Hampshire +3 4 £410 +8.60% 2
Coventry - 4 £375 -
Surrey +11 3 £500 +25.00%
West Sussex -11 3 £325 -10.34% 1
Wiltshire +13 2 £338 -
Southampton +11 2 £450 +20.00%
Glasgow +7 2 £375 - 3
Crawley +3 2 - - 1
Berkshire +3 2 £375 +7.14%
Staffordshire -1 2 £350 -
Birmingham -13 2 £350 -15.15%

Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 484 (90.13%) Apple iOS
2 438 (81.56%) iOS Development
3 312 (58.10%) Agile Software Development
4 291 (54.19%) Apple Swift
5 195 (36.31%) TDD
6 183 (34.08%) Cocoa
7 169 (31.47%) Mobile App
8 167 (31.10%) Mobile Development
9 156 (29.05%) Xcode
10 155 (28.86%) Scrum
11 150 (27.93%) Android
12 132 (24.58%) Java
13 130 (24.21%) BDD
14 119 (22.16%) User Experience
15 114 (21.23%) JavaScript
15 114 (21.23%) Unit Testing
16 110 (20.48%) Git (software)
17 104 (19.37%) iPhone
18 103 (19.18%) RESTful
18 103 (19.18%) OO
19 95 (17.69%) Web Services
19 95 (17.69%) iPad
20 94 (17.50%) Cocoa Touch
21 91 (16.95%) Android Development
21 91 (16.95%) Apple
22 90 (16.76%) REST
23 86 (16.01%) JSON
24 80 (14.90%) Core Data
25 79 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
25 79 (14.71%) Software Engineering

Objective-C
Top Related IT Skills 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 6 (1.12%) CMS
2 5 (0.93%) SAS
3 4 (0.74%) Apache
4 3 (0.56%) Confluence
5 2 (0.37%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.37%) GlassFish
5 2 (0.37%) JBoss
5 2 (0.37%) Marvel
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (0.37%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.37%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.19%) Apache Qpid
6 1 (0.19%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 12 (2.23%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.74%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.37%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (0.37%) Pixate
4 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.19%) InDesign
4 1 (0.19%) InVision
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (4.28%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (4.10%) TestFlight
4 15 (2.79%) iTunes
5 12 (2.23%) GitHub
5 12 (2.23%) Google Play
6 8 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.56%) Heroku
9 2 (0.37%) CloudBees
9 2 (0.37%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.37%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.37%) IaaS
9 2 (0.37%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.37%) PaaS
10 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.84%) HTTP
2 20 (3.72%) Internet
3 10 (1.86%) Network Security
4 7 (1.30%) Skype
5 4 (0.74%) Softphone
5 4 (0.74%) VoIP
6 3 (0.56%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.37%) MQTT
7 2 (0.37%) SSL
8 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.19%) RIP
8 1 (0.19%) SNMP
8 1 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.21%) MySQL
2 26 (4.84%) SQLite
3 25 (4.66%) MongoDB
4 21 (3.91%) CouchDB
5 20 (3.72%) Azure SQL Database
6 8 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
6 8 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.30%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.74%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.74%) SQL Server
9 3 (0.56%) GIS
9 3 (0.56%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.37%) Big Data
10 2 (0.37%) DB2
10 2 (0.37%) Mixpanel
11 1 (0.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.19%) DataStage
11 1 (0.19%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 156 (29.05%) Xcode
2 110 (20.48%) Git (software)
3 48 (8.94%) Jenkins
4 36 (6.70%) Subversion
5 26 (4.84%) JIRA
6 15 (2.79%) CocoaPods
6 15 (2.79%) JUnit
7 14 (2.61%) Cucumber
7 14 (2.61%) Hudson
7 14 (2.61%) Maven
8 13 (2.42%) Calabash
9 11 (2.05%) Android Studio
10 9 (1.68%) Bitbucket
10 9 (1.68%) Gradle
11 8 (1.49%) Ant
12 7 (1.30%) Mercurial
13 6 (1.12%) SpecFlow
14 5 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (0.93%) Eclipse
15 4 (0.74%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (5.96%) Retail
2 28 (5.21%) Banking
2 28 (5.21%) Games
3 21 (3.91%) Finance
4 20 (3.72%) Publishing
5 13 (2.42%) Marketing
6 10 (1.86%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.56%) Advertising
8 2 (0.37%) Music Industry
8 2 (0.37%) Private Banking
8 2 (0.37%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.19%) Back Office
9 1 (0.19%) Electronics
9 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 477 (88.83%) Developer
2 402 (74.86%) iOS Developer
3 90 (16.76%) Senior Developer
4 83 (15.46%) Senior iOS Developer
5 72 (13.41%) Objective-C Developer
6 56 (10.43%) Mobile Developer
7 53 (9.87%) Android Developer
8 36 (6.70%) iOS Android Developer
9 30 (5.59%) Applications Developer
10 17 (3.17%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 15 (2.79%) Software Developer
12 14 (2.61%) Software Engineer
13 12 (2.23%) Java Developer
13 12 (2.23%) Lead Developer
14 11 (2.05%) Agile Developer
14 11 (2.05%) C++ Developer
14 11 (2.05%) Java Android Developer
15 10 (1.86%) E-Commerce Developer
15 10 (1.86%) Games Developer
15 10 (1.86%) Lead iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (34.08%) Cocoa
2 103 (19.18%) RESTful
3 95 (17.69%) Web Services
4 94 (17.50%) Cocoa Touch
5 90 (16.76%) REST
6 86 (16.01%) JSON
7 80 (14.90%) Core Data
8 79 (14.71%) HTML
9 66 (12.29%) iOS SDK
10 65 (12.10%) CSS
11 60 (11.17%) XML
12 57 (10.61%) HTML5
13 44 (8.19%) Core Animation
13 44 (8.19%) SOAP
14 37 (6.89%) UIKit
15 35 (6.52%) CSS3
16 24 (4.47%) Android SDK
17 22 (4.10%) .NET
17 22 (4.10%) AngularJS
18 18 (3.35%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 169 (31.47%) Mobile App
2 119 (22.16%) User Experience
3 104 (19.37%) iPhone
4 95 (17.69%) iPad
5 61 (11.36%) Computer Science
6 44 (8.19%) Animation
7 21 (3.91%) Digital Media
8 20 (3.72%) Fintech
9 19 (3.54%) Mathematics
9 19 (3.54%) Smartphone
10 13 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (2.23%) Apple TV
12 10 (1.86%) Mobile Banking
13 9 (1.68%) Social Media
14 8 (1.49%) Augmented Reality
14 8 (1.49%) Data Structures
15 7 (1.30%) NHS
15 7 (1.30%) Video on Demand
16 6 (1.12%) GPGPU
16 6 (1.12%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 484 (90.13%) Apple iOS
2 150 (27.93%) Android
3 14 (2.61%) Windows
4 13 (2.42%) Linux
5 12 (2.23%) Mac OS X
6 8 (1.49%) Unix
7 7 (1.30%) Mac OS
8 6 (1.12%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.56%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 438 (81.56%) iOS Development
2 312 (58.10%) Agile Software Development
3 195 (36.31%) TDD
4 167 (31.10%) Mobile Development
5 155 (28.86%) Scrum
6 130 (24.21%) BDD
7 114 (21.23%) Unit Testing
8 103 (19.18%) OO
9 91 (16.95%) Android Development
10 79 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
10 79 (14.71%) Software Engineering
11 77 (14.34%) E-Commerce
12 43 (8.01%) OOD
13 39 (7.26%) Automated Testing
13 39 (7.26%) OOP
14 32 (5.96%) Test Automation
15 31 (5.77%) Web Development
16 29 (5.40%) Pair Programming
17 28 (5.21%) Mobile Application Development
18 25 (4.66%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 291 (54.19%) Apple Swift
2 132 (24.58%) Java
3 114 (21.23%) JavaScript
4 58 (10.80%) C++
5 54 (10.06%) C#
6 43 (8.01%) SQL
7 36 (6.70%) C
8 26 (4.84%) Ruby
9 19 (3.54%) Python
10 18 (3.35%) PHP
11 8 (1.49%) Clojure
11 8 (1.49%) R
12 7 (1.30%) ActionScript
13 6 (1.12%) SPARQL
14 4 (0.74%) Go
15 3 (0.56%) ActionScript 3.0
15 3 (0.56%) VBA
16 2 (0.37%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.37%) Perl
16 2 (0.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 61 (11.36%) Degree
2 2 (0.37%) ISEB
2 2 (0.37%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.23%) QA
2 3 (0.56%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 4 (0.74%) Docker
2 2 (0.37%) Squid
2 2 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.19%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 6 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.74%) yum
3 2 (0.37%) Puppet
4 1 (0.19%) Graphite
4 1 (0.19%) StatsD
Vendors
1 91 (16.95%) Apple
2 16 (2.98%) Google
3 13 (2.42%) Xamarin
4 7 (1.30%) ION Trading
4 7 (1.30%) Oracle
5 5 (0.93%) Sencha
6 4 (0.74%) Kony
6 4 (0.74%) Twitter
7 3 (0.56%) Adobe
7 3 (0.56%) Appcelerator
7 3 (0.56%) Telerik
8 2 (0.37%) Facebook
8 2 (0.37%) IBM
8 2 (0.37%) Sun
8 2 (0.37%) VMware
8 2 (0.37%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.19%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.19%) Informatica
9 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.19%) Talend
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £450 to £500 p/day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day for 3 months (rolling)
Posted: 3 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £250.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 25 days ago