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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Objective-C
Rank 426 360 395
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +35
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 239 313 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.56% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.13% 1.50% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 180 166
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £312 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Median hourly rate £28.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.94% +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-32.94% +6.25%

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
21185 20854 20400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.14% 37.38% 37.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 14593 13552 13309
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 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 461 440 481
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.61 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -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 5 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 5 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 -76 225 £425 +6.25% 112
London -24 140 £475 +5.55% 61
South East -56 21 £350 -12.50% 14
North West -12 19 £375 +7.14% 11
City of London +10 17 £500 +17.64% 14
South West -7 17 £450 +12.50% 6
Yorkshire +11 10 £400 - 6
West Yorkshire +9 9 £413 - 4
East of England +5 9 £325 -14.75% 5
Leeds +3 9 £413 - 4
Scotland -13 8 £388 +3.33% 3
Devon +7 7 £450 -
Manchester -12 7 £375 +7.14% 9
East Midlands +13 6 £300 -20.00% 4
Buckinghamshire -1 6 £350 -11.11% 1
Cheshire -15 6 £375 +2.73% 1
West Sussex -25 6 £438 +34.61% 1
Wiltshire +7 5 - -
Berkshire -5 5 £350 -12.50%
Bristol -7 5 £350 -15.15% 4
South Wales - 5 £238 -
Wales - 5 £238 -
Slough +11 4 £350 -
Glasgow +5 4 £363 -3.33% 2
Reading -3 4 £350 -14.63%
Edinburgh -6 4 £463 - 1
Crawley -11 4 £450 +24.13%
West Midlands -13 4 £375 +7.91% 4
Cambridgeshire +10 3 £400 +4.91% 1
Cambridge +1 3 £400 +4.91% 1

Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 373 (84.97%) Apple iOS
2 342 (77.90%) iOS Development
3 220 (50.11%) Agile Software Development
4 217 (49.43%) Apple Swift
5 129 (29.38%) Xcode
6 122 (27.79%) Mobile App
7 118 (26.88%) Cocoa
8 116 (26.42%) Java
9 114 (25.97%) TDD
10 111 (25.28%) Mobile Development
11 98 (22.32%) Android
12 96 (21.87%) Scrum
13 91 (20.73%) JavaScript
14 85 (19.36%) User Experience
15 79 (18.00%) OO
16 75 (17.08%) Unit Testing
16 75 (17.08%) BDD
17 71 (16.17%) RESTful
17 71 (16.17%) iPhone
17 71 (16.17%) HTML
18 63 (14.35%) Web Services
18 63 (14.35%) iPad
19 60 (13.67%) iOS SDK
19 60 (13.67%) C++
20 59 (13.44%) Android Development
21 58 (13.21%) JSON
22 53 (12.07%) Git (software)
23 51 (11.62%) C#
24 50 (11.39%) Apple
24 50 (11.39%) 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 18 (4.10%) CMS
2 9 (2.05%) SAS
3 6 (1.37%) Node.js
4 5 (1.14%) IIS
4 5 (1.14%) Umbraco
5 4 (0.91%) WordPress
6 3 (0.68%) Apache
7 2 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.46%) concrete5
7 2 (0.46%) Drupal
7 2 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.46%) ExpressionEngine
7 2 (0.46%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.46%) Joomla!
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.46%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.46%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (1.59%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.68%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.46%) 3ds Max
3 2 (0.46%) Acrobat
3 2 (0.46%) GIMP
3 2 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.46%) Magento
2 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (1.82%) GitHub
2 4 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.46%) MailChimp
5 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.23%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.51%) HTTP
2 5 (1.14%) Network Security
3 3 (0.68%) Bluetooth
3 3 (0.68%) MQTT
4 2 (0.46%) Firewall
4 2 (0.46%) Internet
4 2 (0.46%) RTSP
4 2 (0.46%) SSL
4 2 (0.46%) Wireless
5 1 (0.23%) DNS
5 1 (0.23%) iBeacon
5 1 (0.23%) RIP
5 1 (0.23%) Skype
5 1 (0.23%) SSH
5 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.51%) MySQL
1 11 (2.51%) SQLite
2 10 (2.28%) MongoDB
2 10 (2.28%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.59%) Big Data
4 5 (1.14%) NoSQL
4 5 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (0.91%) CouchDB
5 4 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.46%) Redis
7 2 (0.46%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.23%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.23%) HBase
8 1 (0.23%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.23%) Riak
Development Applications
1 129 (29.38%) Xcode
2 53 (12.07%) Git (software)
3 26 (5.92%) Jenkins
4 23 (5.24%) Subversion
5 18 (4.10%) Gradle
6 16 (3.64%) JIRA
7 14 (3.19%) Ant
8 13 (2.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (1.59%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 7 (1.59%) Eclipse
10 6 (1.37%) Android Studio
10 6 (1.37%) Visual Studio
11 5 (1.14%) Clang
11 5 (1.14%) Maven
12 4 (0.91%) Appium
12 4 (0.91%) CocoaPods
12 4 (0.91%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.68%) Mercurial
13 3 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 42 (9.57%) Finance
2 25 (5.69%) Games
3 21 (4.78%) Banking
4 20 (4.56%) Retail
5 15 (3.42%) Publishing
6 5 (1.14%) Automotive
6 5 (1.14%) Marketing
7 2 (0.46%) Back Office
7 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.46%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.23%) Advertising
8 1 (0.23%) Electronics
8 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.23%) International Banking
8 1 (0.23%) Legal
8 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 408 (92.94%) Developer
2 316 (71.98%) iOS Developer
3 79 (18.00%) Objective-C Developer
4 65 (14.81%) Senior Developer
5 53 (12.07%) Applications Developer
6 50 (11.39%) Senior iOS Developer
7 46 (10.48%) Mobile Developer
8 30 (6.83%) Android Developer
9 26 (5.92%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 19 (4.33%) iOS Android Developer
11 16 (3.64%) Agile Developer
11 16 (3.64%) C++ Developer
11 16 (3.64%) Software Developer
12 13 (2.96%) Java Developer
13 10 (2.28%) E-Commerce Developer
14 9 (2.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 9 (2.05%) Senior Software Developer
14 9 (2.05%) Software Engineer
15 8 (1.82%) Games Developer
16 7 (1.59%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (26.88%) Cocoa
2 71 (16.17%) HTML
2 71 (16.17%) RESTful
3 63 (14.35%) Web Services
4 60 (13.67%) iOS SDK
5 58 (13.21%) JSON
6 50 (11.39%) Cocoa Touch
7 48 (10.93%) CSS
8 47 (10.71%) REST
9 41 (9.34%) XML
10 40 (9.11%) HTML5
11 37 (8.43%) .NET
12 31 (7.06%) SOAP
13 30 (6.83%) AngularJS
14 29 (6.61%) jQuery
15 25 (5.69%) Android SDK
16 18 (4.10%) CSS3
16 18 (4.10%) PhoneGap
17 17 (3.87%) UIKit
18 16 (3.64%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 122 (27.79%) Mobile App
2 85 (19.36%) User Experience
3 71 (16.17%) iPhone
4 63 (14.35%) iPad
5 38 (8.66%) Computer Science
6 15 (3.42%) Animation
7 14 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (2.96%) Fintech
9 10 (2.28%) Data Structures
9 10 (2.28%) Embedded Systems
9 10 (2.28%) Smartphone
10 9 (2.05%) Social Media
11 7 (1.59%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.59%) Digital Media
11 7 (1.59%) Streaming Video
12 6 (1.37%) Mobile Payment
13 4 (0.91%) NHS
13 4 (0.91%) Over-the-Top Content
13 4 (0.91%) Social Gaming
14 3 (0.68%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 373 (84.97%) Apple iOS
2 98 (22.32%) Android
3 29 (6.61%) Windows
4 17 (3.87%) Linux
5 11 (2.51%) Mac OS
6 10 (2.28%) Mac OS X
7 9 (2.05%) AIX
7 9 (2.05%) Windows Vista
7 9 (2.05%) Windows XP
8 6 (1.37%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.91%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.68%) Unix
10 3 (0.68%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.68%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.46%) CentOS
11 2 (0.46%) Solaris
12 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (77.90%) iOS Development
2 220 (50.11%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (25.97%) TDD
4 111 (25.28%) Mobile Development
5 96 (21.87%) Scrum
6 79 (18.00%) OO
7 75 (17.08%) BDD
7 75 (17.08%) Unit Testing
8 59 (13.44%) Android Development
9 48 (10.93%) E-Commerce
10 45 (10.25%) Software Engineering
11 42 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
12 36 (8.20%) OOP
13 30 (6.83%) OOD
14 23 (5.24%) Mobile Application Development
14 23 (5.24%) Multithreading
15 22 (5.01%) Mentoring
16 18 (4.10%) Continuous Delivery
16 18 (4.10%) Web Development
17 16 (3.64%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 217 (49.43%) Apple Swift
2 116 (26.42%) Java
3 91 (20.73%) JavaScript
4 60 (13.67%) C++
5 51 (11.62%) C#
6 46 (10.48%) C
7 27 (6.15%) Python
7 27 (6.15%) Ruby
8 24 (5.47%) SQL
9 19 (4.33%) PHP
10 10 (2.28%) R
11 9 (2.05%) MATLAB
12 6 (1.37%) ActionScript
13 5 (1.14%) Groovy
14 4 (0.91%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.91%) Clojure
14 4 (0.91%) Perl
14 4 (0.91%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.68%) Scala
16 2 (0.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (11.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.92%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.46%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.46%) Docker
1 2 (0.46%) Squid
1 2 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (1.14%) AirWatch
2 3 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.46%) yum
Vendors
1 50 (11.39%) Apple
2 16 (3.64%) Xamarin
3 10 (2.28%) Google
4 7 (1.59%) Microsoft
5 6 (1.37%) Appcelerator
5 6 (1.37%) Kony
6 5 (1.14%) ION Trading
6 5 (1.14%) Oracle
6 5 (1.14%) Zend
7 3 (0.68%) Adobe
7 3 (0.68%) EPiServer
7 3 (0.68%) OpenText
8 2 (0.46%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.46%) Facebook
8 2 (0.46%) IBM
8 2 (0.46%) Sencha
8 2 (0.46%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.46%) Sun
8 2 (0.46%) Twitter
8 2 (0.46%) VMware
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