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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Objective-C
Rank 341 380 306
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -74
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 305 216 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.41% 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.50% 1.10% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 160 187
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£413 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 7
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £42.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.12 - £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.76 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £22.66

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
20342 19691 17540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.55% 37.41% 37.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 13467 13006 10832
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 468 618
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 +30 293 £413 +3.12% 130
London -2 167 £450 +9.35% 58
South East +4 44 £375 +25.00% 17
City of London +6 41 £440 +3.52% 18
South West +39 31 £413 +29.41% 14
Bristol +22 23 £413 +26.92% 7
North West -8 20 £350 -0.07% 6
Buckinghamshire +12 15 £375 -23.07% 1
Berkshire +2 11 £400 -
East of England +15 10 £425 +13.33% 15
Cheshire - 10 £365 - 1
East Midlands - 9 £388 - 1
West Midlands -10 8 £348 +26.36% 4
Milton Keynes +9 7 £500 +2.56%
Manchester -7 7 £350 -12.50% 3
Nottinghamshire - 7 £388 -
West Sussex -15 6 £300 +6.66%
Reading +13 5 £410 -
County Antrim +6 5 £215 -42.66% 1
Belfast +4 5 £215 -42.66% 1
Cambridgeshire +4 5 £381 -4.68% 5
Northern Ireland +3 5 £215 -42.66% 1
Kent - 5 - - 2
Nottingham - 5 £413 -
Crawley - 5 £300 -
Hampshire -8 4 £353 -6.00% 3
Tunbridge Wells - 4 - - 2
Southampton -5 3 £330 -14.83%
Birmingham -12 3 £350 +27.27%
West Yorkshire -14 3 £300 -7.69% 5

Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 471 (87.22%) Apple iOS
2 413 (76.48%) iOS Development
3 272 (50.37%) Agile Software Development
4 174 (32.22%) Mobile App
5 164 (30.37%) Android
6 154 (28.52%) Xcode
7 148 (27.41%) HTML
8 147 (27.22%) iPhone
9 144 (26.67%) Cocoa
10 143 (26.48%) TDD
11 137 (25.37%) Mobile Development
12 130 (24.07%) JavaScript
13 126 (23.33%) Git (software)
14 124 (22.96%) Java
15 119 (22.04%) JSON
16 114 (21.11%) Scrum
17 113 (20.93%) Web Services
17 113 (20.93%) HTML5
18 109 (20.19%) OO
19 105 (19.44%) iOS SDK
20 102 (18.89%) Android Development
21 101 (18.70%) iPad
22 99 (18.33%) Cocoa Touch
23 97 (17.96%) RESTful
24 93 (17.22%) Apple Swift
25 91 (16.85%) User Experience
26 89 (16.48%) REST
27 87 (16.11%) Apple
28 82 (15.19%) Software Engineering
29 76 (14.07%) Finance

Objective-C
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 37 (6.85%) Node.js
2 13 (2.41%) Confluence
3 10 (1.85%) CMS
4 4 (0.74%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.56%) Facebook Platform
5 3 (0.56%) nginx
6 2 (0.37%) Apache
6 2 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.19%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (1.85%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.56%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) WebTrends
1 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.56%) GitHub
2 3 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (0.56%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.37%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.19%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.37%) HTTP
2 12 (2.22%) Internet
3 8 (1.48%) Bluetooth
4 6 (1.11%) HTTPS
5 5 (0.93%) VPN
6 4 (0.74%) Wireless
6 4 (0.74%) iBeacon
7 2 (0.37%) BGP
7 2 (0.37%) MPLS
7 2 (0.37%) Firewall
7 2 (0.37%) IPsec
7 2 (0.37%) UPnP
7 2 (0.37%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (0.19%) Skype
8 1 (0.19%) NFC
8 1 (0.19%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.26%) MySQL
2 18 (3.33%) SQLite
3 17 (3.15%) SQL Server
4 9 (1.67%) NoSQL
5 7 (1.30%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (0.74%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.56%) Redis
7 3 (0.56%) CouchDB
7 3 (0.56%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.19%) Big Data
8 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.19%) DataStage
8 1 (0.19%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 154 (28.52%) Xcode
2 126 (23.33%) Git (software)
3 42 (7.78%) Subversion
4 29 (5.37%) Jenkins
5 20 (3.70%) CocoaPods
6 19 (3.52%) Calabash
7 16 (2.96%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 14 (2.59%) JIRA
9 13 (2.41%) Android Studio
10 8 (1.48%) Eclipse
10 8 (1.48%) Cucumber
11 7 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (1.11%) Maven
12 6 (1.11%) Gerrit
12 6 (1.11%) Appium
13 5 (0.93%) Hudson
14 4 (0.74%) JUnit
15 3 (0.56%) Gradle
15 3 (0.56%) Artifactory
15 3 (0.56%) Robolectric
General
1 76 (14.07%) Finance
2 48 (8.89%) Banking
3 21 (3.89%) Retail
4 12 (2.22%) Publishing
5 11 (2.04%) Games
6 8 (1.48%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.48%) Marketing
7 7 (1.30%) Electronics
8 5 (0.93%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.74%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.56%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.56%) Law
11 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.37%) Automotive
11 2 (0.37%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.19%) German Language
12 1 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Legal
12 1 (0.19%) Military
12 1 (0.19%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 490 (90.74%) Developer
2 355 (65.74%) iOS Developer
3 76 (14.07%) Mobile Developer
4 60 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 49 (9.07%) Senior iOS Developer
6 33 (6.11%) Android Developer
7 28 (5.19%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 20 (3.70%) Lead Developer
9 18 (3.33%) Software Engineer
10 16 (2.96%) Mac Developer
11 15 (2.78%) Applications Developer
12 13 (2.41%) iPhone Developer
13 9 (1.67%) Programmer
14 8 (1.48%) Junior
15 7 (1.30%) iPhone Applications Developer
15 7 (1.30%) JavaScript Developer
15 7 (1.30%) Junior Developer
16 6 (1.11%) Tester
16 6 (1.11%) Ruby Developer
16 6 (1.11%) Android Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (27.41%) HTML
2 144 (26.67%) Cocoa
3 119 (22.04%) JSON
4 113 (20.93%) Web Services
4 113 (20.93%) HTML5
5 105 (19.44%) iOS SDK
6 99 (18.33%) Cocoa Touch
7 97 (17.96%) RESTful
8 89 (16.48%) REST
9 72 (13.33%) CSS
10 68 (12.59%) XML
11 50 (9.26%) Android SDK
12 44 (8.15%) SOAP
13 43 (7.96%) Core Animation
14 41 (7.59%) .NET
15 35 (6.48%) jQuery
16 28 (5.19%) CSS3
17 26 (4.81%) AngularJS
18 16 (2.96%) UIKit
19 13 (2.41%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 174 (32.22%) Mobile App
2 147 (27.22%) iPhone
3 101 (18.70%) iPad
4 91 (16.85%) User Experience
5 45 (8.33%) Animation
6 34 (6.30%) Computer Science
7 15 (2.78%) Social Media
7 15 (2.78%) Open Source
8 14 (2.59%) Data Structures
9 11 (2.04%) Client/Server
10 10 (1.85%) Blackberry
10 10 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (1.67%) Streaming Video
12 7 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.30%) Video on Demand
13 6 (1.11%) Mobile Banking
14 5 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
14 5 (0.93%) Algorithms
14 5 (0.93%) Streaming Media
15 4 (0.74%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 471 (87.22%) Apple iOS
2 164 (30.37%) Android
3 40 (7.41%) Linux
4 38 (7.04%) Windows
5 28 (5.19%) UNIX
6 21 (3.89%) Mac OS X
7 9 (1.67%) Mac OS
8 8 (1.48%) Windows Phone
9 7 (1.30%) Windows Mobile
10 6 (1.11%) Windows XP
10 6 (1.11%) AIX
10 6 (1.11%) Windows Vista
10 6 (1.11%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 413 (76.48%) iOS Development
2 272 (50.37%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (26.48%) TDD
4 137 (25.37%) Mobile Development
5 114 (21.11%) Scrum
6 109 (20.19%) OO
7 102 (18.89%) Android Development
8 82 (15.19%) Software Engineering
9 66 (12.22%) Continuous Integration
10 61 (11.30%) BDD
11 49 (9.07%) Mobile Application Development
11 49 (9.07%) OOP
12 45 (8.33%) E-Commerce
13 40 (7.41%) Unit Testing
14 34 (6.30%) MVC
15 32 (5.93%) Multithreading
16 19 (3.52%) Memory Management
16 19 (3.52%) OOD
17 16 (2.96%) Automated Testing
17 16 (2.96%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 130 (24.07%) JavaScript
2 124 (22.96%) Java
3 93 (17.22%) Apple Swift
4 70 (12.96%) C#
5 64 (11.85%) C++
6 34 (6.30%) C
7 23 (4.26%) SQL
8 21 (3.89%) Ruby
9 16 (2.96%) Python
10 10 (1.85%) ActionScript
10 10 (1.85%) PHP
11 4 (0.74%) Perl
11 4 (0.74%) XAML
12 3 (0.56%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.37%) VB
13 2 (0.37%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.37%) Delphi
13 2 (0.37%) XPath
13 2 (0.37%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 46 (8.52%) Degree
2 2 (0.37%) CCNP
2 2 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (0.37%) JNCIP
3 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.19%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.19%) CISA
3 1 (0.19%) CISM
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.19%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.74%) QA
2 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.19%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (0.56%) Ansible
1 3 (0.56%) Puppet
2 2 (0.37%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 87 (16.11%) Apple
2 26 (4.81%) Google
3 23 (4.26%) Xamarin
4 13 (2.41%) Adobe
5 12 (2.22%) Microsoft
6 9 (1.67%) Oracle
7 7 (1.30%) Appcelerator
8 6 (1.11%) IBM
8 6 (1.11%) Facebook
9 5 (0.93%) Twitter
10 4 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.56%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.56%) Perforce
11 3 (0.56%) SAP
12 2 (0.37%) Cisco
12 2 (0.37%) Juniper
12 2 (0.37%) Kony
13 1 (0.19%) Netbiscuits
13 1 (0.19%) Sencha
13 1 (0.19%) Coverity
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Posted: 16 hours ago
London
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Buckinghamshire
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Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 300 - 375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Entrust People Ltd
Rate: "Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Wimbledon
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Leicestershire
Mason Frank
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Wimbledon
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
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NFP Group Ltd
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