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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Objective-C
UK
Rank 384 435 406
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -29
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 219 192 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.38% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.19% 0.98% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 136 138
Median daily rate £425 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 - -

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
18435 19562 19529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.66% 38.24% 37.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 12704 13283 12866
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 427 482 415
Median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 £18.05 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.68 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Objective-C within the UK over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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 +63 204 £425 +9.67% 113
London +24 113 £450 +5.88% 59
South East +12 23 £400 +14.28% 11
North West +30 22 £413 +17.85% 19
City of London +5 18 £475 +11.76% 17
West Yorkshire +28 15 £420 +6.66% 3
Manchester +20 15 £425 +15.25% 12
Yorkshire +20 15 £420 +6.66% 5
Leeds +16 15 £420 +6.66% 1
Berkshire +24 13 - - 2
Scotland +11 13 £425 -5.55% 2
East of England +9 13 £275 -26.66% 4
Reading +9 7 - -
East Midlands +7 6 £325 +18.18% 1
West Midlands +3 6 £350 +27.27% 7
Essex -1 6 £270 -33.53% 1
Cheshire +21 5 £350 +2.94% 5
Leicestershire +15 5 £325 +18.18%
Glasgow 0 5 £316 -15.66% 1
Edinburgh +9 4 £500 +6.66% 1
South West +1 4 £456 +1.38% 4
Brentwood - 4 £265 -
St Albans - 4 £275 -
Warrington - 4 £350 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £275 -
Milton Keynes +8 3 £450 -25.00% 4
Staffordshire +4 3 - - 3
Buckinghamshire +2 3 £450 +28.57% 4
Salford - 3 £425 - 1
Bedford - 3 £450 -

Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 403 (86.67%) Apple iOS
2 356 (76.56%) iOS Development
3 322 (69.25%) Apple Swift
4 227 (48.82%) Agile Software Development
5 162 (34.84%) Android
6 140 (30.11%) TDD
7 129 (27.74%) Mobile App
8 121 (26.02%) Mobile Development
9 109 (23.44%) Java
10 108 (23.23%) Scrum
10 108 (23.23%) Cocoa
11 104 (22.37%) RESTful
12 96 (20.65%) Android Development
13 93 (20.00%) Xcode
14 89 (19.14%) User Experience
15 88 (18.92%) JavaScript
16 87 (18.71%) Git (software)
17 84 (18.06%) Core Data
18 82 (17.63%) Web Services
19 81 (17.42%) Apple
20 73 (15.70%) iPhone
20 73 (15.70%) Unit Testing
21 69 (14.84%) Continuous Integration
22 68 (14.62%) REST
23 67 (14.41%) HTML
24 64 (13.76%) C#
25 61 (13.12%) JSON
25 61 (13.12%) BDD
26 59 (12.69%) iPad
26 59 (12.69%) iOS SDK

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 22 (4.73%) Confluence
2 3 (0.65%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.65%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.43%) Apache Pig
3 2 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.43%) CMS
3 2 (0.43%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.43%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.22%) Apache
4 1 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.22%) Documentum
4 1 (0.22%) JBoss
4 1 (0.22%) nginx
4 1 (0.22%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (0.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.22%) InDesign
2 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.73%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (4.30%) GitHub
3 14 (3.01%) TestFlight
4 13 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (2.37%) Google Play
6 9 (1.94%) iTunes
7 3 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.65%) Heroku
8 2 (0.43%) Office 365
8 2 (0.43%) Slack
8 2 (0.43%) Yammer
9 1 (0.22%) CloudBees
9 1 (0.22%) Firebase
9 1 (0.22%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.22%) IaaS
9 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.22%) PaaS
9 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.01%) HTTP
2 12 (2.58%) LTE
3 11 (2.37%) GSM
3 11 (2.37%) HSPA
3 11 (2.37%) WCDMA
4 9 (1.94%) Network Security
5 7 (1.51%) Skype
6 6 (1.29%) Bluetooth
6 6 (1.29%) Internet
7 4 (0.86%) iBeacon
7 4 (0.86%) VoIP
7 4 (0.86%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.43%) NFC
10 1 (0.22%) 3GPP
10 1 (0.22%) RFID
10 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.09%) SQLite
2 17 (3.66%) MySQL
3 13 (2.80%) MongoDB
4 11 (2.37%) CouchDB
5 9 (1.94%) Azure SQL Database
6 8 (1.72%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.29%) Mixpanel
8 5 (1.08%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.65%) SQL Server
10 2 (0.43%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.43%) Big Data
10 2 (0.43%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.22%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 93 (20.00%) Xcode
2 87 (18.71%) Git (software)
3 50 (10.75%) Jenkins
4 46 (9.89%) JIRA
5 32 (6.88%) Subversion
6 23 (4.95%) Android Studio
7 19 (4.09%) CocoaPods
8 16 (3.44%) Cucumber
9 14 (3.01%) JUnit
10 13 (2.80%) Calabash
11 11 (2.37%) git-flow
11 11 (2.37%) Travis CI
12 9 (1.94%) Eclipse
13 8 (1.72%) Bitbucket
14 7 (1.51%) Gradle
14 7 (1.51%) Hudson
14 7 (1.51%) Maven
15 6 (1.29%) CircleCI
15 6 (1.29%) Mercurial
16 5 (1.08%) Selenium
General
1 35 (7.53%) Games
2 32 (6.88%) Retail
3 27 (5.81%) Finance
4 21 (4.52%) Publishing
5 14 (3.01%) Banking
6 10 (2.15%) Marketing
7 7 (1.51%) Automotive
7 7 (1.51%) Back Office
8 6 (1.29%) Advertising
8 6 (1.29%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.43%) Electronics
10 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.43%) Polish Language
10 2 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 398 (85.59%) Developer
2 330 (70.97%) iOS Developer
3 67 (14.41%) Senior Developer
4 59 (12.69%) Senior iOS Developer
5 42 (9.03%) Objective-C Developer
6 39 (8.39%) Android Developer
7 37 (7.96%) Mobile Developer
8 35 (7.53%) iOS Android Developer
9 27 (5.81%) Applications Developer
10 21 (4.52%) Architect
11 19 (4.09%) Software Developer
12 15 (3.23%) Lead Developer
12 15 (3.23%) Software Engineer
13 14 (3.01%) Xamarin Developer
14 12 (2.58%) Agile Developer
14 12 (2.58%) C# Developer
14 12 (2.58%) Java Developer
14 12 (2.58%) Mobile Applications Developer
15 9 (1.94%) .NET Developer
15 9 (1.94%) Lead iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (23.23%) Cocoa
2 104 (22.37%) RESTful
3 84 (18.06%) Core Data
4 82 (17.63%) Web Services
5 68 (14.62%) REST
6 67 (14.41%) HTML
7 61 (13.12%) JSON
8 59 (12.69%) iOS SDK
9 58 (12.47%) Cocoa Touch
10 52 (11.18%) HTML5
11 43 (9.25%) CSS
12 42 (9.03%) Core Animation
13 41 (8.82%) .NET
14 36 (7.74%) XML
15 27 (5.81%) Android SDK
15 27 (5.81%) CSS3
16 20 (4.30%) Unity (Game Engine)
17 19 (4.09%) SOAP
18 15 (3.23%) PhoneGap
19 14 (3.01%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 129 (27.74%) Mobile App
2 89 (19.14%) User Experience
3 73 (15.70%) iPhone
4 59 (12.69%) iPad
5 30 (6.45%) Animation
6 20 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (3.23%) Computer Science
8 12 (2.58%) Fintech
9 9 (1.94%) Smartphone
10 8 (1.72%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.29%) mHealth
12 5 (1.08%) Video on Demand
13 4 (0.86%) Mobile Games
14 3 (0.65%) Data Structures
15 2 (0.43%) Apple TV
15 2 (0.43%) Minimum Viable Product
15 2 (0.43%) Mobile Payment
15 2 (0.43%) Motion Graphics
15 2 (0.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 403 (86.67%) Apple iOS
2 162 (34.84%) Android
3 11 (2.37%) Linux
4 10 (2.15%) Windows
5 8 (1.72%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.43%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.43%) Unix
6 2 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 356 (76.56%) iOS Development
2 227 (48.82%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (30.11%) TDD
4 121 (26.02%) Mobile Development
5 108 (23.23%) Scrum
6 96 (20.65%) Android Development
7 73 (15.70%) Unit Testing
8 69 (14.84%) Continuous Integration
9 61 (13.12%) BDD
10 55 (11.83%) OO
11 54 (11.61%) E-Commerce
12 53 (11.40%) Software Engineering
13 41 (8.82%) Pair Programming
14 29 (6.24%) MVC
15 24 (5.16%) Automated Testing
15 24 (5.16%) OOD
16 23 (4.95%) OOP
17 21 (4.52%) API Design
18 20 (4.30%) Mentoring
18 20 (4.30%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 322 (69.25%) Apple Swift
2 109 (23.44%) Java
3 88 (18.92%) JavaScript
4 64 (13.76%) C#
5 59 (12.69%) C++
6 29 (6.24%) SQL
7 27 (5.81%) C
8 21 (4.52%) Ruby
9 17 (3.66%) ActionScript
10 10 (2.15%) Python
11 9 (1.94%) PHP
12 8 (1.72%) SPARQL
13 3 (0.65%) Embedded C
13 3 (0.65%) ES6
14 2 (0.43%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.22%) ECMAScript
15 1 (0.22%) Scala
15 1 (0.22%) VB
15 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (5.59%) Degree
2 9 (1.94%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.08%) DV Cleared
4 4 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (0.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.95%) QA
2 1 (0.22%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (0.22%) SDET
Systems Management
1 7 (1.51%) AirWatch
2 6 (1.29%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 81 (17.42%) Apple
2 25 (5.38%) Xamarin
3 20 (4.30%) Google
4 7 (1.51%) SAP
5 6 (1.29%) Coremetrics
5 6 (1.29%) Microsoft
5 6 (1.29%) Oracle
6 4 (0.86%) Kony
7 3 (0.65%) Twitter
8 2 (0.43%) Appcelerator
8 2 (0.43%) Facebook
8 2 (0.43%) Infor
8 2 (0.43%) Perforce
8 2 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.43%) Sencha
8 2 (0.43%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.22%) Adobe
9 1 (0.22%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.22%) PubNub
9 1 (0.22%) Telerik
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