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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Objective-C
Rank 354 336 297
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -39
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 239 245 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.48% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.21% 1.31% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 167 165
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £301
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £43.25
% change year-on-year
- -7.51%

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
19703 18687 16902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.51% 36.90% 37.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12870 11739 10374
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £252 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 478 654
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.63 £16.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £45.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 4 March 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
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 4 March 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 -4 226 £390 -2.50% 147
London -48 112 £400 -5.88% 68
South East +13 68 £388 - 23
City of London +29 35 £394 -7.35% 18
Hampshire +19 35 £425 +21.42% 1
North West -10 17 £350 - 14
Buckinghamshire -17 14 £400 +3.22% 3
Basingstoke - 13 £438 -
South West -2 11 £350 +12.90% 9
Scotland -10 10 £550 +57.14% 7
East Midlands +9 9 £300 - 8
Berkshire +3 8 £325 -27.77% 4
Milton Keynes -20 8 £350 -9.67% 2
Nottingham - 8 £305 - 4
Nottinghamshire - 8 £305 - 4
East of England +9 7 £300 +20.00% 6
Manchester -13 7 £350 - 12
Southampton - 7 £359 -
Cheshire +3 6 £390 - 2
Surrey - 6 £475 - 5
Hertfordshire - 5 - - 2
Reading +7 4 £380 +8.57% 2
Devon -3 4 £365 -
Bristol -4 4 £363 +16.93% 2
Edinburgh -13 4 - - 3
Watford - 4 - -
West Sussex - 4 £388 -
Northern Ireland -4 2 £213 -43.33%
County Antrim -4 2 £213 -43.33%
Belfast -4 2 £213 -43.33%

Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 417 (87.61%) Apple iOS
2 371 (77.94%) iOS Development
3 206 (43.28%) Agile Software Development
4 162 (34.03%) iPhone
5 147 (30.88%) Android
5 147 (30.88%) Xcode
6 136 (28.57%) Mobile App
7 126 (26.47%) JavaScript
8 121 (25.42%) HTML
9 120 (25.21%) Web Services
10 116 (24.37%) Cocoa
11 115 (24.16%) Java
12 114 (23.95%) iPad
13 113 (23.74%) TDD
14 101 (21.22%) Git (software)
15 98 (20.59%) OO
16 95 (19.96%) iOS SDK
17 93 (19.54%) HTML5
18 89 (18.70%) RESTful
19 87 (18.28%) Scrum
19 87 (18.28%) JSON
20 82 (17.23%) User Experience
21 74 (15.55%) Android Development
22 67 (14.08%) Cocoa Touch
23 65 (13.66%) CSS
24 64 (13.45%) XML
24 64 (13.45%) Finance
25 63 (13.24%) Apple
25 63 (13.24%) Software Engineering
26 53 (11.13%) C#

Objective-C
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 24 (5.04%) Node.js
2 7 (1.47%) CMS
3 6 (1.26%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.84%) Apache
4 4 (0.84%) nginx
5 3 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.63%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.42%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.42%) Drupal
6 2 (0.42%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.21%) Jetty
7 1 (0.21%) Confluence
7 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.21%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (1.68%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.26%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (1.26%) Doxygen
3 4 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.63%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (0.21%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.26%) GitHub
3 4 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.21%) SaaS
4 1 (0.21%) PaaS
4 1 (0.21%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.21%) Heroku
4 1 (0.21%) Office 365
4 1 (0.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (8.61%) HTTP
2 17 (3.57%) VPN
3 13 (2.73%) Internet
4 10 (2.10%) HTTPS
5 5 (1.05%) iBeacon
6 2 (0.42%) IPsec
6 2 (0.42%) Firewall
6 2 (0.42%) MPLS
6 2 (0.42%) BGP
6 2 (0.42%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.42%) SMS
6 2 (0.42%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.83%) MySQL
2 17 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 14 (2.94%) SQLite
4 6 (1.26%) MongoDB
4 6 (1.26%) NoSQL
4 6 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (0.84%) Redis
5 4 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (0.84%) CouchDB
6 3 (0.63%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.42%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.42%) Big Data
7 2 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.21%) OLAP
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 147 (30.88%) Xcode
2 101 (21.22%) Git (software)
3 37 (7.77%) Subversion
4 22 (4.62%) Calabash
5 16 (3.36%) Cucumber
6 15 (3.15%) Jenkins
7 12 (2.52%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 11 (2.31%) Appium
9 10 (2.10%) Eclipse
10 9 (1.89%) Mercurial
11 7 (1.47%) Robolectric
11 7 (1.47%) JIRA
12 6 (1.26%) JUnit
12 6 (1.26%) Gerrit
13 5 (1.05%) Hudson
13 5 (1.05%) Jasmine
13 5 (1.05%) Selenium
14 4 (0.84%) Visual Studio
15 3 (0.63%) WebDriver
15 3 (0.63%) Android Studio
General
1 64 (13.45%) Finance
2 30 (6.30%) Banking
3 18 (3.78%) Retail
4 15 (3.15%) Games
5 9 (1.89%) Publishing
6 7 (1.47%) Marketing
7 4 (0.84%) Advertising
8 3 (0.63%) Electronics
8 3 (0.63%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.42%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.42%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.42%) Automotive
10 1 (0.21%) Back Office
10 1 (0.21%) Law
10 1 (0.21%) Legal
10 1 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 444 (93.28%) Developer
2 320 (67.23%) iOS Developer
3 62 (13.03%) Mobile Developer
4 42 (8.82%) Senior Developer
5 33 (6.93%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 32 (6.72%) Senior iOS Developer
7 29 (6.09%) Android Developer
8 25 (5.25%) Applications Developer
9 16 (3.36%) Lead Developer
10 9 (1.89%) Mac Developer
10 9 (1.89%) .NET Developer
11 8 (1.68%) iPhone Developer
12 7 (1.47%) Xamarin Developer
12 7 (1.47%) JavaScript Developer
13 6 (1.26%) Java Developer
14 5 (1.05%) iPad Developer
14 5 (1.05%) Web Developer
14 5 (1.05%) Ruby on Rails Developer
15 4 (0.84%) C# Developer
15 4 (0.84%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (25.42%) HTML
2 120 (25.21%) Web Services
3 116 (24.37%) Cocoa
4 95 (19.96%) iOS SDK
5 93 (19.54%) HTML5
6 89 (18.70%) RESTful
7 87 (18.28%) JSON
8 67 (14.08%) Cocoa Touch
9 65 (13.66%) CSS
10 64 (13.45%) XML
11 44 (9.24%) .NET
12 40 (8.40%) REST
13 36 (7.56%) SOAP
14 34 (7.14%) CSS3
15 32 (6.72%) Android SDK
15 32 (6.72%) jQuery
16 22 (4.62%) Core Animation
17 20 (4.20%) AngularJS
18 15 (3.15%) UIKit
19 14 (2.94%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 162 (34.03%) iPhone
2 136 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 114 (23.95%) iPad
4 82 (17.23%) User Experience
5 32 (6.72%) Computer Science
6 24 (5.04%) Social Media
7 23 (4.83%) Animation
8 17 (3.57%) Data Structures
9 16 (3.36%) Client/Server
10 15 (3.15%) Open Source
11 14 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (2.52%) Blackberry
13 9 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (1.68%) N-Tier
14 8 (1.68%) Algorithms
15 7 (1.47%) New Media
15 7 (1.47%) Streaming Video
16 6 (1.26%) Streaming Media
17 5 (1.05%) Augmented Reality
18 4 (0.84%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 417 (87.61%) Apple iOS
2 147 (30.88%) Android
3 43 (9.03%) Linux
4 31 (6.51%) Windows
5 28 (5.88%) UNIX
6 14 (2.94%) Windows Phone
7 13 (2.73%) Mac OS X
8 5 (1.05%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.84%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (0.84%) Windows Vista
9 4 (0.84%) AIX
9 4 (0.84%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.42%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.42%) Solaris
11 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 371 (77.94%) iOS Development
2 206 (43.28%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (23.74%) TDD
4 98 (20.59%) OO
5 87 (18.28%) Scrum
6 74 (15.55%) Android Development
7 63 (13.24%) Software Engineering
8 49 (10.29%) BDD
9 42 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
10 39 (8.19%) E-Commerce
11 34 (7.14%) OOP
12 31 (6.51%) Multithreading
13 30 (6.30%) Mobile Application Development
14 27 (5.67%) MVC
15 23 (4.83%) Unit Testing
16 15 (3.15%) OOD
17 12 (2.52%) Web Design
17 12 (2.52%) Memory Management
18 11 (2.31%) Kanban
18 11 (2.31%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 126 (26.47%) JavaScript
2 115 (24.16%) Java
3 53 (11.13%) C#
4 52 (10.92%) C++
5 28 (5.88%) C
6 25 (5.25%) SQL
7 22 (4.62%) Ruby
8 15 (3.15%) Python
9 10 (2.10%) PHP
10 4 (0.84%) XAML
10 4 (0.84%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.42%) XPath
11 2 (0.42%) PHP5
11 2 (0.42%) VB
11 2 (0.42%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.42%) Perl
11 2 (0.42%) Delphi
12 1 (0.21%) Groovy
12 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.21%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 29 (6.09%) Degree
2 7 (1.47%) VCP4
3 2 (0.42%) JNCIP
3 2 (0.42%) CCNP
3 2 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.21%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.21%) CISSP
4 1 (0.21%) CISA
4 1 (0.21%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.36%) QA
2 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.42%) Squid
1 2 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.42%) Ansible
1 2 (0.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 63 (13.24%) Apple
2 23 (4.83%) Xamarin
3 18 (3.78%) Microsoft
4 15 (3.15%) Google
5 11 (2.31%) Oracle
6 10 (2.10%) Facebook
7 9 (1.89%) Twitter
8 7 (1.47%) Appcelerator
9 6 (1.26%) Perforce
9 6 (1.26%) IBM
10 5 (1.05%) Adobe
11 4 (0.84%) Kony
12 3 (0.63%) Sencha
13 2 (0.42%) VMware
13 2 (0.42%) Zend
13 2 (0.42%) Sun
13 2 (0.42%) Cisco
13 2 (0.42%) Juniper
14 1 (0.21%) Splunk
14 1 (0.21%) Sybase
Knutsford
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £320 - £370 per day + Neg. Good chance of Extension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Optimus Search
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Altrincham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
OCC Computer personnel
Rate: Market related
Posted: 7 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 days ago