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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Objective-C
Rank 326 396 310
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -86
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 311 210 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.38% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.50% 1.02% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 156 190
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +7.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+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
20749 20518 17913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.24% 37.16% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13460 13302 11029
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £562
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 435 478 633
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.58 £17.75 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 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
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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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 +62 299 £400 -5.88% 154
London +5 159 £431 +1.47% 75
South East +35 67 £400 - 20
City of London +20 41 £406 -7.14% 24
North West -1 25 £350 -0.07% 16
Hampshire +7 22 £425 +28.78% 2
South West +18 19 £365 +12.30% 17
Buckinghamshire +6 16 £394 -21.25% 2
East of England +30 13 £338 -10.00% 12
Basingstoke +15 12 £438 +53.50% 1
Berkshire +5 11 £400 -
Manchester -6 10 £350 -12.50% 10
Bristol +13 9 £375 +15.38% 11
Cheshire +1 9 £365 - 4
Milton Keynes -2 9 £400 -20.00% 1
West Midlands -3 9 £348 +26.36% 2
West Sussex -14 8 £363 +28.88% 1
Crawley - 7 £363 - 1
Belfast +5 6 £215 -42.66%
County Antrim +3 6 £215 -42.66%
Northern Ireland +1 6 £215 -42.66%
East Midlands - 6 £363 - 1
Cambridgeshire +8 5 £381 -4.68% 4
Kent - 5 - - 3
Reading - 5 £410 -
Surrey - 5 £475 - 3
Devon +1 4 £365 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 4 £375 -
Knutsford - 4 £375 -
Tunbridge Wells - 4 - - 1

Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 437 (87.58%) Apple iOS
2 385 (77.15%) iOS Development
3 235 (47.09%) Agile Software Development
4 157 (31.46%) Mobile App
5 147 (29.46%) iPhone
6 146 (29.26%) Xcode
7 145 (29.06%) Android
8 137 (27.45%) Cocoa
8 137 (27.45%) HTML
9 124 (24.85%) TDD
10 123 (24.65%) JavaScript
11 122 (24.45%) Mobile Development
12 117 (23.45%) Java
13 106 (21.24%) HTML5
13 106 (21.24%) iPad
14 104 (20.84%) Web Services
14 104 (20.84%) Scrum
15 103 (20.64%) JSON
15 103 (20.64%) Git (software)
16 99 (19.84%) iOS SDK
17 96 (19.24%) OO
18 94 (18.84%) Cocoa Touch
19 91 (18.24%) User Experience
19 91 (18.24%) RESTful
20 83 (16.63%) Android Development
21 81 (16.23%) Apple Swift
22 79 (15.83%) Apple
23 70 (14.03%) CSS
24 68 (13.63%) Finance
25 67 (13.43%) Software Engineering

Objective-C
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 28 (5.61%) Node.js
2 10 (2.00%) CMS
3 8 (1.60%) Confluence
4 4 (0.80%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.60%) nginx
5 3 (0.60%) Apache
5 3 (0.60%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (0.40%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.20%) Jetty
7 1 (0.20%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (2.00%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.60%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (0.40%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.60%) GitHub
3 3 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (0.60%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.40%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.20%) IaaS
5 1 (0.20%) Boomi
5 1 (0.20%) SaaS
5 1 (0.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.21%) HTTP
2 15 (3.01%) Internet
3 8 (1.60%) Bluetooth
4 6 (1.20%) HTTPS
5 5 (1.00%) VPN
6 4 (0.80%) Wireless
7 3 (0.60%) iBeacon
8 2 (0.40%) MPLS
8 2 (0.40%) BGP
8 2 (0.40%) IPsec
8 2 (0.40%) Firewall
8 2 (0.40%) UPnP
8 2 (0.40%) Spanning Tree
9 1 (0.20%) Skype
9 1 (0.20%) SMS
9 1 (0.20%) VoIP
9 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.01%) MySQL
2 16 (3.21%) SQL Server
3 12 (2.40%) SQLite
4 9 (1.80%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.00%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.60%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.60%) Redis
7 3 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.60%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.40%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.20%) Big Data
9 1 (0.20%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 146 (29.26%) Xcode
2 103 (20.64%) Git (software)
3 39 (7.82%) Subversion
4 23 (4.61%) Jenkins
5 19 (3.81%) CocoaPods
6 17 (3.41%) Calabash
7 13 (2.61%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 11 (2.20%) JIRA
9 10 (2.00%) Eclipse
9 10 (2.00%) Android Studio
10 8 (1.60%) Appium
11 7 (1.40%) Cucumber
12 6 (1.20%) Gerrit
13 5 (1.00%) Robolectric
13 5 (1.00%) Mercurial
13 5 (1.00%) Hudson
14 4 (0.80%) Visual Studio
14 4 (0.80%) JUnit
14 4 (0.80%) Maven
15 3 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 68 (13.63%) Finance
2 44 (8.82%) Banking
3 18 (3.61%) Retail
4 11 (2.20%) Publishing
5 10 (2.00%) Games
6 9 (1.80%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.60%) Marketing
8 6 (1.20%) Electronics
9 5 (1.00%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.40%) Automotive
10 2 (0.40%) Law
10 2 (0.40%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.20%) German Language
11 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Military
11 1 (0.20%) Advertising
11 1 (0.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 465 (93.19%) Developer
2 335 (67.13%) iOS Developer
3 67 (13.43%) Mobile Developer
4 53 (10.62%) Senior Developer
5 42 (8.42%) Senior iOS Developer
6 34 (6.81%) Android Developer
7 29 (5.81%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 20 (4.01%) Applications Developer
9 17 (3.41%) Lead Developer
10 13 (2.61%) Mac Developer
10 13 (2.61%) iPhone Developer
11 8 (1.60%) Programmer
12 7 (1.40%) JavaScript Developer
12 7 (1.40%) Junior
13 6 (1.20%) Software Engineer
13 6 (1.20%) Java Developer
13 6 (1.20%) .NET Developer
13 6 (1.20%) Junior Developer
13 6 (1.20%) Ruby Developer
14 5 (1.00%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (27.45%) Cocoa
1 137 (27.45%) HTML
2 106 (21.24%) HTML5
3 104 (20.84%) Web Services
4 103 (20.64%) JSON
5 99 (19.84%) iOS SDK
6 94 (18.84%) Cocoa Touch
7 91 (18.24%) RESTful
8 70 (14.03%) CSS
9 66 (13.23%) REST
10 64 (12.83%) XML
11 41 (8.22%) .NET
12 40 (8.02%) Core Animation
12 40 (8.02%) Android SDK
13 39 (7.82%) SOAP
14 36 (7.21%) jQuery
15 31 (6.21%) CSS3
16 28 (5.61%) AngularJS
17 14 (2.81%) UIKit
18 13 (2.61%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 157 (31.46%) Mobile App
2 147 (29.46%) iPhone
3 106 (21.24%) iPad
4 91 (18.24%) User Experience
5 43 (8.62%) Animation
6 35 (7.01%) Computer Science
7 15 (3.01%) Open Source
8 14 (2.81%) Social Media
9 13 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (2.40%) Data Structures
11 10 (2.00%) Client/Server
12 9 (1.80%) Blackberry
13 8 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (1.40%) Streaming Video
15 6 (1.20%) New Media
16 5 (1.00%) Embedded Systems
16 5 (1.00%) Mobile Banking
16 5 (1.00%) Algorithms
16 5 (1.00%) Streaming Media
17 3 (0.60%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 437 (87.58%) Apple iOS
2 145 (29.06%) Android
3 42 (8.42%) Linux
4 36 (7.21%) Windows
5 29 (5.81%) UNIX
6 19 (3.81%) Mac OS X
7 8 (1.60%) Mac OS
7 8 (1.60%) Windows Phone
8 7 (1.40%) Windows Mobile
9 6 (1.20%) Windows XP
9 6 (1.20%) AIX
9 6 (1.20%) Windows Vista
9 6 (1.20%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.40%) Solaris
11 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 385 (77.15%) iOS Development
2 235 (47.09%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (24.85%) TDD
4 122 (24.45%) Mobile Development
5 104 (20.84%) Scrum
6 96 (19.24%) OO
7 83 (16.63%) Android Development
8 67 (13.43%) Software Engineering
9 55 (11.02%) BDD
10 48 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
11 46 (9.22%) OOP
12 45 (9.02%) Mobile Application Development
13 36 (7.21%) MVC
14 34 (6.81%) Unit Testing
15 33 (6.61%) Multithreading
16 29 (5.81%) E-Commerce
17 19 (3.81%) Memory Management
18 16 (3.21%) OOD
19 13 (2.61%) Concurrent Programming
19 13 (2.61%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (24.65%) JavaScript
2 117 (23.45%) Java
3 81 (16.23%) Apple Swift
4 64 (12.83%) C#
5 60 (12.02%) C++
6 29 (5.81%) C
7 20 (4.01%) SQL
8 18 (3.61%) Ruby
9 15 (3.01%) Python
10 10 (2.00%) PHP
11 5 (1.00%) ActionScript
12 4 (0.80%) XAML
13 3 (0.60%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.60%) Perl
14 2 (0.40%) Delphi
14 2 (0.40%) VB
14 2 (0.40%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.40%) XPath
14 2 (0.40%) ActionScript 2.0
14 2 (0.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 44 (8.82%) Degree
2 2 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (0.40%) CCNP
2 2 (0.40%) JNCIP
3 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.20%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.20%) CISA
3 1 (0.20%) CISM
3 1 (0.20%) CISSP
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.81%) QA
2 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.40%) Squid
1 2 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.60%) Ansible
1 3 (0.60%) Puppet
2 2 (0.40%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 79 (15.83%) Apple
2 24 (4.81%) Google
3 22 (4.41%) Xamarin
4 13 (2.61%) Microsoft
5 12 (2.40%) Adobe
6 10 (2.00%) Oracle
7 7 (1.40%) Twitter
7 7 (1.40%) IBM
8 6 (1.20%) Facebook
8 6 (1.20%) Appcelerator
9 3 (0.60%) Perforce
9 3 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.40%) SAP
10 2 (0.40%) Juniper
10 2 (0.40%) Cisco
10 2 (0.40%) Sun
10 2 (0.40%) VMware
11 1 (0.20%) Kony
11 1 (0.20%) Coverity
11 1 (0.20%) Sencha
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, Sussex
Launch IT Recruitment LTD
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Nakama
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day Up to £400pd, paid weekly
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £390 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
e-Recruiter
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Adroit People Limited
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Red10
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: neg
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Gold Group
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago