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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Objective-C
Rank 426 355 402
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +47
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 232 300 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.55% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.12% 1.47% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 182 161
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Median hourly rate £28.50 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.94% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-32.94% -

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
20690 20418 19661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.49% 37.62% 37.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14249 13515 12990
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 419 459
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.09%

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 May 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 May 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 -64 218 £450 +9.09% 128
London -28 138 £463 +2.77% 69
South East -25 25 £425 +13.33% 12
City of London +21 20 £500 +13.63% 19
South West -25 15 £450 +9.09% 7
North West -28 14 £375 +7.14% 12
Yorkshire +17 12 £425 +41.66% 9
Leeds +7 10 £425 +41.66% 4
West Yorkshire +5 10 £425 +41.66% 5
Scotland -6 10 £270 -48.57% 5
West Sussex -21 10 £450 +50.00% 1
Manchester -12 8 £388 +10.71% 7
Crawley -3 7 £450 +50.00%
Glasgow - 7 £255 - 1
East of England +8 6 £355 -16.47% 6
Devon - 6 £450 -
East Midlands +6 5 £288 -25.80% 7
Tunbridge Wells -1 5 - -
Kent -16 5 - - 3
Bristol -25 5 £413 - 4
Wiltshire -4 4 - -
Wales +11 3 £175 -
South Wales +4 3 £175 -
Buckinghamshire +4 3 £350 -6.66% 1
Edinburgh -9 3 £463 -11.90% 4
West Midlands -11 3 £325 -6.47% 4
Berkshire -12 3 £413 +3.12% 1
Cardiff - 3 £175 -
Salford - 3 £375 -
Oxfordshire +11 2 - -

Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 380 (88.58%) Apple iOS
2 346 (80.65%) iOS Development
3 221 (51.52%) Apple Swift
4 213 (49.65%) Agile Software Development
5 133 (31.00%) Xcode
6 125 (29.14%) Cocoa
7 121 (28.21%) Mobile App
8 118 (27.51%) Mobile Development
9 111 (25.87%) TDD
10 106 (24.71%) Java
11 95 (22.14%) Android
12 93 (21.68%) Scrum
13 89 (20.75%) User Experience
14 84 (19.58%) Unit Testing
15 82 (19.11%) JavaScript
16 80 (18.65%) OO
16 80 (18.65%) iPhone
17 72 (16.78%) iPad
18 70 (16.32%) BDD
19 68 (15.85%) RESTful
20 63 (14.69%) Apple
21 60 (13.99%) Cocoa Touch
22 59 (13.75%) JSON
23 58 (13.52%) Android Development
24 55 (12.82%) Web Services
25 54 (12.59%) HTML
26 51 (11.89%) iOS SDK
26 51 (11.89%) C++
26 51 (11.89%) Git (software)
27 48 (11.19%) Degree

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 15 (3.50%) CMS
2 9 (2.10%) SAS
3 5 (1.17%) Node.js
4 3 (0.70%) Apache
4 3 (0.70%) WordPress
5 2 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.47%) concrete5
5 2 (0.47%) Drupal
5 2 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.47%) ExpressionEngine
5 2 (0.47%) GlassFish
5 2 (0.47%) Joomla!
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.47%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.47%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.23%) IIS
6 1 (0.23%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (1.40%) MS Excel
1 6 (1.40%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.47%) 3ds Max
3 2 (0.47%) Acrobat
3 2 (0.47%) GIMP
3 2 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Magento
2 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.40%) GitHub
3 5 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.70%) iTunes
4 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.47%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.23%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.23%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.80%) HTTP
2 5 (1.17%) Network Security
3 3 (0.70%) Bluetooth
3 3 (0.70%) Internet
3 3 (0.70%) MQTT
3 3 (0.70%) SSL
4 2 (0.47%) Skype
4 2 (0.47%) Wireless
5 1 (0.23%) DNS
5 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.23%) RIP
5 1 (0.23%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.56%) SQLite
2 9 (2.10%) MongoDB
2 9 (2.10%) MySQL
3 6 (1.40%) NoSQL
4 5 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (1.17%) Big Data
4 5 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (1.17%) SQL Server
5 4 (0.93%) CouchDB
5 4 (0.93%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (0.47%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.47%) Redis
8 1 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.23%) DataStage
8 1 (0.23%) GIS
8 1 (0.23%) HBase
8 1 (0.23%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.23%) Riak
8 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 133 (31.00%) Xcode
2 51 (11.89%) Git (software)
3 29 (6.76%) Jenkins
4 18 (4.20%) Gradle
5 16 (3.73%) Subversion
6 15 (3.50%) Ant
6 15 (3.50%) JIRA
7 13 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (2.10%) CocoaPods
9 8 (1.86%) Android Studio
10 7 (1.63%) Eclipse
11 6 (1.40%) Maven
12 5 (1.17%) Clang
13 4 (0.93%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 4 (0.93%) Appium
13 4 (0.93%) Bitbucket
14 3 (0.70%) Cucumber
14 3 (0.70%) JUnit
14 3 (0.70%) Sonatype Nexus
14 3 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (8.62%) Finance
2 20 (4.66%) Games
3 19 (4.43%) Banking
4 16 (3.73%) Retail
5 15 (3.50%) Publishing
6 6 (1.40%) Marketing
7 5 (1.17%) Automotive
8 3 (0.70%) Back Office
8 3 (0.70%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.23%) Advertising
9 1 (0.23%) Electronics
9 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.23%) International Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Legal
9 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 400 (93.24%) Developer
2 315 (73.43%) iOS Developer
3 76 (17.72%) Objective-C Developer
4 67 (15.62%) Senior Developer
5 53 (12.35%) Senior iOS Developer
6 46 (10.72%) Mobile Developer
7 44 (10.26%) Applications Developer
8 28 (6.53%) Android Developer
9 22 (5.13%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 17 (3.96%) Software Developer
11 16 (3.73%) iOS Android Developer
12 15 (3.50%) Agile Developer
13 13 (3.03%) C++ Developer
14 10 (2.33%) Software Engineer
15 9 (2.10%) E-Commerce Developer
15 9 (2.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 9 (2.10%) Senior Software Developer
16 8 (1.86%) Java Developer
16 8 (1.86%) Programmer
17 7 (1.63%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (29.14%) Cocoa
2 68 (15.85%) RESTful
3 60 (13.99%) Cocoa Touch
4 59 (13.75%) JSON
5 55 (12.82%) Web Services
6 54 (12.59%) HTML
7 51 (11.89%) iOS SDK
8 48 (11.19%) REST
9 43 (10.02%) CSS
10 39 (9.09%) XML
11 30 (6.99%) HTML5
12 29 (6.76%) .NET
12 29 (6.76%) SOAP
13 27 (6.29%) Core Animation
14 26 (6.06%) UIKit
15 25 (5.83%) AngularJS
16 19 (4.43%) Android SDK
16 19 (4.43%) CSS3
16 19 (4.43%) jQuery
17 14 (3.26%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 121 (28.21%) Mobile App
2 89 (20.75%) User Experience
3 80 (18.65%) iPhone
4 72 (16.78%) iPad
5 42 (9.79%) Computer Science
6 28 (6.53%) Animation
7 19 (4.43%) Smartphone
8 16 (3.73%) Fintech
9 11 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
11 9 (2.10%) Data Structures
11 9 (2.10%) Social Media
12 8 (1.86%) Apple TV
12 8 (1.86%) Digital Media
13 7 (1.63%) Mobile Payment
14 6 (1.40%) Algorithms
15 5 (1.17%) NHS
15 5 (1.17%) Streaming Video
16 4 (0.93%) Over-the-Top Content
16 4 (0.93%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 380 (88.58%) Apple iOS
2 95 (22.14%) Android
3 19 (4.43%) Windows
4 15 (3.50%) Linux
5 12 (2.80%) Mac OS X
6 7 (1.63%) Mac OS
7 6 (1.40%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.93%) AIX
8 4 (0.93%) Unix
8 4 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (0.93%) Windows Vista
8 4 (0.93%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.70%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.70%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.47%) CentOS
10 2 (0.47%) Solaris
11 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (80.65%) iOS Development
2 213 (49.65%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (27.51%) Mobile Development
4 111 (25.87%) TDD
5 93 (21.68%) Scrum
6 84 (19.58%) Unit Testing
7 80 (18.65%) OO
8 70 (16.32%) BDD
9 58 (13.52%) Android Development
10 45 (10.49%) E-Commerce
11 41 (9.56%) Continuous Integration
12 37 (8.62%) OOD
13 36 (8.39%) Software Engineering
14 35 (8.16%) OOP
15 22 (5.13%) Mentoring
16 20 (4.66%) Multithreading
16 20 (4.66%) Web Development
17 19 (4.43%) Mobile Application Development
18 18 (4.20%) MVC
19 17 (3.96%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 221 (51.52%) Apple Swift
2 106 (24.71%) Java
3 82 (19.11%) JavaScript
4 51 (11.89%) C++
5 45 (10.49%) C#
6 37 (8.62%) C
7 23 (5.36%) Ruby
8 21 (4.90%) Python
8 21 (4.90%) SQL
9 15 (3.50%) PHP
10 10 (2.33%) R
11 9 (2.10%) MATLAB
12 6 (1.40%) ActionScript
13 5 (1.17%) Clojure
14 4 (0.93%) Groovy
15 3 (0.70%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.47%) Perl
16 2 (0.47%) Scala
16 2 (0.47%) VB
17 1 (0.23%) VC++
Qualifications
1 48 (11.19%) Degree
2 1 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.59%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.47%) Docker
1 2 (0.47%) Squid
1 2 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (1.17%) AirWatch
2 3 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.47%) yum
Vendors
1 63 (14.69%) Apple
2 11 (2.56%) Xamarin
3 10 (2.33%) Google
4 7 (1.63%) ION Trading
5 6 (1.40%) Kony
6 3 (0.70%) Appcelerator
6 3 (0.70%) Microsoft
6 3 (0.70%) Oracle
6 3 (0.70%) Zend
7 2 (0.47%) Adobe
7 2 (0.47%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.47%) Facebook
7 2 (0.47%) IBM
7 2 (0.47%) Sencha
7 2 (0.47%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.47%) Sun
7 2 (0.47%) Twitter
7 2 (0.47%) VMware
8 1 (0.23%) Endeca
8 1 (0.23%) Telerik
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