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 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Objective-C
Rank 412 383 429
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +46
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 227 273 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.50% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.11% 1.29% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 199 158
Median daily rate £433 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.59% +11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £315 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.51 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.51 - -

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
20535 21134 21534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.92% 38.64% 37.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 14129 14393 14633
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 546 421
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 December 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 December 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 -35 209 £444 +4.41% 114
London -24 137 £450 +2.85% 50
East of England +22 19 £400 +3.22% 7
City of London +2 16 £550 +25.00% 12
Scotland +6 13 £375 +7.14% 5
East Midlands +1 12 £375 -11.76% 8
Edinburgh +20 11 £375 +3.44% 5
South East -15 9 - - 6
Bedfordshire - 9 £450 -
Leicestershire +5 8 £375 +31.57% 2
Manchester -10 8 £419 +19.64% 10
North West -21 8 £419 +11.66% 16
Yorkshire +15 7 £350 -6.66% 6
West Yorkshire +14 7 £350 -11.39% 4
South West +9 7 £350 -5.40% 7
Bedford - 7 £450 -
Essex +15 6 £313 -19.35% 1
Leeds +14 6 £363 -8.22% 3
Bristol +4 6 £340 -20.00% 1
West Midlands -18 6 £388 -1.58% 14
Cambridgeshire +1 4 £200 -27.27% 3
West Sussex -5 4 - - 1
Crawley +6 3 - -
Nottingham -3 3 £450 +5.88% 6
Staffordshire -4 3 - - 1
Nottinghamshire -5 3 £450 +5.88% 6
Stafford - 3 - -
Leicester - 3 £360 - 1
Cambridge +9 2 £198 -28.18% 2
Birmingham -12 2 £375 -9.09% 4

Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 456 (88.72%) Apple iOS
2 409 (79.57%) iOS Development
3 315 (61.28%) Apple Swift
4 268 (52.14%) Agile Software Development
5 185 (35.99%) TDD
6 160 (31.13%) Android
7 149 (28.99%) Mobile App
8 145 (28.21%) Mobile Development
8 145 (28.21%) Cocoa
9 132 (25.68%) Scrum
10 125 (24.32%) Xcode
11 117 (22.76%) Git (software)
12 109 (21.21%) Java
13 108 (21.01%) User Experience
13 108 (21.01%) BDD
14 107 (20.82%) JavaScript
15 102 (19.84%) RESTful
16 101 (19.65%) Unit Testing
17 100 (19.46%) Web Services
18 99 (19.26%) Android Development
19 98 (19.07%) Continuous Integration
20 91 (17.70%) REST
21 87 (16.93%) iPhone
22 84 (16.34%) JSON
22 84 (16.34%) E-Commerce
23 80 (15.56%) Software Engineering
24 78 (15.18%) HTML
25 77 (14.98%) Apple
26 76 (14.79%) Core Data
27 74 (14.40%) Cocoa Touch

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 11 (2.14%) Confluence
2 4 (0.78%) CMS
3 3 (0.58%) SAS
3 3 (0.58%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.39%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (0.39%) Marvel
4 2 (0.39%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.19%) Apache
5 1 (0.19%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (1.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.39%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (0.39%) InDesign
2 2 (0.39%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.39%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (5.64%) Amazon AWS
1 29 (5.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (4.86%) TestFlight
3 19 (3.70%) GitHub
4 15 (2.92%) Google Play
5 13 (2.53%) iTunes
6 4 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.58%) Heroku
8 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.39%) CloudBees
8 2 (0.39%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.39%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.39%) IaaS
8 2 (0.39%) Office 365
8 2 (0.39%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.39%) PaaS
8 2 (0.39%) Slack
8 2 (0.39%) Yammer
9 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.09%) HTTP
2 17 (3.31%) Internet
3 8 (1.56%) Network Security
4 6 (1.17%) Skype
5 4 (0.78%) iBeacon
5 4 (0.78%) Softphone
5 4 (0.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (6.23%) SQLite
2 31 (6.03%) MySQL
3 28 (5.45%) MongoDB
4 26 (5.06%) CouchDB
5 23 (4.47%) Azure SQL Database
6 8 (1.56%) Mixpanel
7 7 (1.36%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.17%) SQL Server
9 4 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.58%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.39%) DB2
11 2 (0.39%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.19%) GIS
12 1 (0.19%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 125 (24.32%) Xcode
2 117 (22.76%) Git (software)
3 47 (9.14%) Jenkins
4 44 (8.56%) Subversion
5 32 (6.23%) JIRA
6 21 (4.09%) Cucumber
7 18 (3.50%) Calabash
7 18 (3.50%) CocoaPods
8 17 (3.31%) JUnit
9 14 (2.72%) Hudson
10 10 (1.95%) Android Studio
10 10 (1.95%) Travis CI
11 9 (1.75%) git-flow
11 9 (1.75%) Maven
11 9 (1.75%) SpecFlow
12 6 (1.17%) CircleCI
12 6 (1.17%) Eclipse
12 6 (1.17%) Gradle
13 5 (0.97%) Appium
13 5 (0.97%) Bitbucket
General
1 37 (7.20%) Games
1 37 (7.20%) Retail
2 17 (3.31%) Banking
3 16 (3.11%) Publishing
4 14 (2.72%) Finance
5 12 (2.33%) Marketing
6 7 (1.36%) Telecoms
7 5 (0.97%) Back Office
8 4 (0.78%) Advertising
8 4 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.39%) Automotive
9 2 (0.39%) Music Industry
9 2 (0.39%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 450 (87.55%) Developer
2 380 (73.93%) iOS Developer
3 95 (18.48%) Senior Developer
4 88 (17.12%) Senior iOS Developer
5 56 (10.89%) Objective-C Developer
6 49 (9.53%) Android Developer
6 49 (9.53%) Mobile Developer
7 36 (7.00%) iOS Android Developer
8 24 (4.67%) Applications Developer
9 17 (3.31%) Lead Developer
10 12 (2.33%) Lead iOS Developer
10 12 (2.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 12 (2.33%) Software Developer
10 12 (2.33%) Software Engineer
10 12 (2.33%) Xamarin Developer
11 10 (1.95%) .NET Developer
11 10 (1.95%) Agile Developer
11 10 (1.95%) Java Android Developer
11 10 (1.95%) Java Developer
12 9 (1.75%) E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (28.21%) Cocoa
2 102 (19.84%) RESTful
3 100 (19.46%) Web Services
4 91 (17.70%) REST
5 84 (16.34%) JSON
6 78 (15.18%) HTML
7 76 (14.79%) Core Data
8 74 (14.40%) Cocoa Touch
9 63 (12.26%) iOS SDK
10 60 (11.67%) CSS
11 59 (11.48%) HTML5
12 54 (10.51%) XML
13 42 (8.17%) Core Animation
14 37 (7.20%) .NET
14 37 (7.20%) SOAP
15 35 (6.81%) CSS3
16 25 (4.86%) UIKit
17 23 (4.47%) Android SDK
18 21 (4.09%) AngularJS
19 17 (3.31%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 149 (28.99%) Mobile App
2 108 (21.01%) User Experience
3 87 (16.93%) iPhone
4 71 (13.81%) iPad
5 42 (8.17%) Computer Science
6 33 (6.42%) Animation
7 17 (3.31%) Fintech
7 17 (3.31%) Mathematics
8 15 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (2.92%) Digital Media
9 9 (1.75%) Smartphone
10 6 (1.17%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.17%) mHealth
10 6 (1.17%) Streaming Media
10 6 (1.17%) Video on Demand
11 5 (0.97%) Apple TV
11 5 (0.97%) Mobile Banking
11 5 (0.97%) Social Media
12 4 (0.78%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.78%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 456 (88.72%) Apple iOS
2 160 (31.13%) Android
3 14 (2.72%) Windows
4 8 (1.56%) Linux
5 7 (1.36%) Windows Mobile
6 6 (1.17%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.97%) Unix
8 4 (0.78%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 409 (79.57%) iOS Development
2 268 (52.14%) Agile Software Development
3 185 (35.99%) TDD
4 145 (28.21%) Mobile Development
5 132 (25.68%) Scrum
6 108 (21.01%) BDD
7 101 (19.65%) Unit Testing
8 99 (19.26%) Android Development
9 98 (19.07%) Continuous Integration
10 84 (16.34%) E-Commerce
11 80 (15.56%) Software Engineering
12 67 (13.04%) OO
13 40 (7.78%) Pair Programming
14 37 (7.20%) Automated Testing
15 36 (7.00%) Test Automation
16 28 (5.45%) OOP
16 28 (5.45%) Progressive Enhancement
17 27 (5.25%) Web Development
18 25 (4.86%) Mobile Application Development
18 25 (4.86%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 315 (61.28%) Apple Swift
2 109 (21.21%) Java
3 107 (20.82%) JavaScript
4 62 (12.06%) C#
5 57 (11.09%) C++
6 49 (9.53%) SQL
7 26 (5.06%) C
8 25 (4.86%) Ruby
9 16 (3.11%) Python
10 14 (2.72%) PHP
11 13 (2.53%) ActionScript
12 6 (1.17%) SPARQL
13 5 (0.97%) R
14 4 (0.78%) Clojure
14 4 (0.78%) Go
15 3 (0.58%) ActionScript 3.0
15 3 (0.58%) VBA
16 2 (0.39%) ActionScript 2.0
16 2 (0.39%) Scala
16 2 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 39 (7.59%) Degree
2 2 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (0.39%) ISEB
2 2 (0.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.75%) QA
2 3 (0.58%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (0.19%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (0.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.78%) yum
3 2 (0.39%) Puppet
4 1 (0.19%) Graphite
4 1 (0.19%) StatsD
Vendors
1 77 (14.98%) Apple
2 22 (4.28%) Xamarin
3 20 (3.89%) Google
4 7 (1.36%) Oracle
5 6 (1.17%) Coremetrics
6 5 (0.97%) SAP
7 4 (0.78%) Adobe
7 4 (0.78%) Microsoft
8 3 (0.58%) Kony
8 3 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.58%) Sencha
8 3 (0.58%) Telerik
8 3 (0.58%) Twitter
9 2 (0.39%) Facebook
9 2 (0.39%) Infor
9 2 (0.39%) WorldPay
10 1 (0.19%) ION Trading
10 1 (0.19%) Optimizely
10 1 (0.19%) PubNub
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