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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Objective-C
Rank 365 330 276
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -54
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 290 323 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.58% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.30% 1.56% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 203 257
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £457 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £355 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £31.00 £39.28 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.06% +4.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.20 £23.72 £25.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.56 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £26.53 £30.08
% change year-on-year
+16.87% -11.81%

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
22342 20736 20418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.14% 37.29% 38.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 15023 13122 12841
Average daily rate £400 £388 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -2.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £267 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 507 415 565
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.25 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £64.20 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -26 285 £425 +6.25% 138
London -10 182 £450 +12.50% 62
City of London -9 30 £463 +23.33% 9
South West +16 28 £413 +22.22% 7
South East -50 25 £375 -6.25% 17
North West -17 23 £375 +7.14% 15
Bristol +18 22 £413 +22.22% 3
West Midlands +7 14 £375 -16.66% 11
Manchester -15 12 £400 +14.28% 11
Birmingham +10 8 £375 - 6
Cheshire -2 7 £370 - 3
Berkshire -3 7 £350 -17.64% 2
Hampshire -19 7 £363 -9.37% 8
Yorkshire -32 7 £300 -11.11% 9
Chester - 6 £370 -
Southampton -7 5 £375 +5.63%
Scotland -13 4 £400 +16.36% 7
Leeds -24 4 £300 - 4
Oxfordshire -26 4 £400 +14.28% 3
West Yorkshire -28 4 £300 -11.11% 4
Kent +8 3 - - 1
East of England +2 3 £400 +1.26% 9
Oxford -18 3 £400 +23.07% 1
Buckinghamshire -19 3 £375 -28.57%
Tunbridge Wells - 3 - - 1
Bracknell - 3 £408 -
Warwickshire +3 2 - - 2
East Midlands -9 2 £288 -14.81% 6
Reading -9 2 £295 -27.60% 1
Edinburgh -20 2 £400 -17.94%

Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 507 (85.50%) Apple iOS
2 473 (79.76%) iOS Development
3 331 (55.82%) Agile Software Development
4 182 (30.69%) Cocoa
5 179 (30.19%) Xcode
5 179 (30.19%) Mobile App
6 170 (28.67%) Android
7 162 (27.32%) TDD
8 150 (25.30%) Mobile Development
9 147 (24.79%) iPhone
10 143 (24.11%) Apple Swift
11 142 (23.95%) JSON
12 138 (23.27%) HTML
13 132 (22.26%) Android Development
14 123 (20.74%) Git (software)
15 121 (20.40%) REST
16 120 (20.24%) JavaScript
17 119 (20.07%) Scrum
18 117 (19.73%) Java
19 113 (19.06%) Cocoa Touch
20 110 (18.55%) User Experience
21 107 (18.04%) iOS SDK
21 107 (18.04%) OO
22 97 (16.36%) Web Services
23 95 (16.02%) iPad
24 93 (15.68%) Apple
25 91 (15.35%) CSS
26 87 (14.67%) RESTful
27 85 (14.33%) HTML5
28 81 (13.66%) Continuous Integration

Objective-C
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 39 (6.58%) Node.js
2 17 (2.87%) CMS
3 14 (2.36%) Confluence
4 8 (1.35%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.01%) IIS
5 6 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (0.84%) Apache
7 2 (0.34%) Facebook Platform
8 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.17%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.17%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.17%) Drupal
8 1 (0.17%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (1.52%) Photoshop
2 5 (0.84%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.17%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.17%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.17%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (1.35%) GitHub
2 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.34%) SaaS
3 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.17%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.20%) HTTP
2 12 (2.02%) Internet
3 6 (1.01%) Bluetooth
3 6 (1.01%) iBeacon
4 5 (0.84%) Wireless
5 3 (0.51%) UPnP
5 3 (0.51%) NFC
6 2 (0.34%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.34%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.17%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (4.89%) SQLite
2 22 (3.71%) MySQL
3 12 (2.02%) SQL Server
4 10 (1.69%) MongoDB
5 5 (0.84%) NoSQL
5 5 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (0.84%) Hadoop
6 4 (0.67%) CouchDB
6 4 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (0.67%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.34%) Redis
7 2 (0.34%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.34%) DataStage
8 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.17%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 179 (30.19%) Xcode
2 123 (20.74%) Git (software)
3 59 (9.95%) Subversion
4 25 (4.22%) Jenkins
5 21 (3.54%) CocoaPods
5 21 (3.54%) JIRA
6 17 (2.87%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 11 (1.85%) Android Studio
8 7 (1.18%) Calabash
8 7 (1.18%) Maven
9 6 (1.01%) Eclipse
9 6 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (1.01%) Hudson
10 5 (0.84%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.84%) CruiseControl
10 5 (0.84%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.51%) Axure RP
11 3 (0.51%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.51%) Gradle
11 3 (0.51%) Artifactory
General
1 63 (10.62%) Finance
2 28 (4.72%) Banking
3 26 (4.38%) Publishing
4 19 (3.20%) Retail
5 16 (2.70%) Marketing
6 14 (2.36%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.02%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.85%) Electronics
8 11 (1.85%) Games
9 5 (0.84%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.67%) Automotive
11 3 (0.51%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.34%) Law
12 2 (0.34%) Legal
12 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 531 (89.54%) Developer
2 410 (69.14%) iOS Developer
3 78 (13.15%) Mobile Developer
4 76 (12.82%) Senior Developer
5 65 (10.96%) Senior iOS Developer
6 37 (6.24%) Android Developer
7 34 (5.73%) Software Engineer
8 16 (2.70%) Programmer
8 16 (2.70%) iPhone Developer
9 15 (2.53%) Android Software Engineer
10 14 (2.36%) Lead Developer
11 12 (2.02%) Applications Developer
11 12 (2.02%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 11 (1.85%) AWS Developer
13 10 (1.69%) Junior
13 10 (1.69%) Junior Developer
13 10 (1.69%) iPhone Applications Developer
14 9 (1.52%) Front-End Developer
14 9 (1.52%) Mac Developer
15 6 (1.01%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (30.69%) Cocoa
2 142 (23.95%) JSON
3 138 (23.27%) HTML
4 121 (20.40%) REST
5 113 (19.06%) Cocoa Touch
6 107 (18.04%) iOS SDK
7 97 (16.36%) Web Services
8 91 (15.35%) CSS
9 87 (14.67%) RESTful
10 85 (14.33%) HTML5
11 77 (12.98%) XML
12 68 (11.47%) Android SDK
13 49 (8.26%) SOAP
14 41 (6.91%) jQuery
15 39 (6.58%) Core Animation
16 32 (5.40%) UIKit
17 31 (5.23%) .NET
18 28 (4.72%) CSS3
19 23 (3.88%) AngularJS
20 13 (2.19%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 179 (30.19%) Mobile App
2 147 (24.79%) iPhone
3 110 (18.55%) User Experience
4 95 (16.02%) iPad
5 39 (6.58%) Animation
6 31 (5.23%) Computer Science
7 14 (2.36%) Social Media
8 12 (2.02%) Smartphone
9 11 (1.85%) Video on Demand
10 10 (1.69%) Streaming Video
11 9 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.52%) Mobile Payment
12 8 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (1.18%) Data Structures
13 7 (1.18%) DTV
14 6 (1.01%) Client/Server
15 5 (0.84%) W3C
15 5 (0.84%) Social Network
15 5 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
15 5 (0.84%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 507 (85.50%) Apple iOS
2 170 (28.67%) Android
3 46 (7.76%) Windows
4 19 (3.20%) Linux
5 11 (1.85%) Mac OS X
6 10 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
7 9 (1.52%) Windows Phone
8 6 (1.01%) Windows 8
8 6 (1.01%) Mac OS
9 5 (0.84%) UNIX
9 5 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.67%) AIX
10 4 (0.67%) Windows Phone 7
11 3 (0.51%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.51%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 473 (79.76%) iOS Development
2 331 (55.82%) Agile Software Development
3 162 (27.32%) TDD
4 150 (25.30%) Mobile Development
5 132 (22.26%) Android Development
6 119 (20.07%) Scrum
7 107 (18.04%) OO
8 81 (13.66%) Continuous Integration
9 76 (12.82%) Software Engineering
9 76 (12.82%) BDD
10 75 (12.65%) Unit Testing
11 71 (11.97%) E-Commerce
12 54 (9.11%) OOP
13 49 (8.26%) OOD
14 42 (7.08%) Mobile Application Development
15 36 (6.07%) API Integration
16 24 (4.05%) Pair Programming
17 22 (3.71%) Automated Testing
17 22 (3.71%) Content Management
17 22 (3.71%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 143 (24.11%) Apple Swift
2 120 (20.24%) JavaScript
3 117 (19.73%) Java
4 70 (11.80%) C#
5 67 (11.30%) C++
6 33 (5.56%) C
7 27 (4.55%) SQL
8 21 (3.54%) Ruby
9 18 (3.04%) PHP
10 17 (2.87%) Python
11 12 (2.02%) ActionScript
12 6 (1.01%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.67%) Apex Code
14 3 (0.51%) Perl
15 2 (0.34%) Groovy
15 2 (0.34%) Scala
15 2 (0.34%) ActionScript 2.0
16 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.17%) R
16 1 (0.17%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 40 (6.75%) Degree
2 2 (0.34%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.17%) CISSP
3 1 (0.17%) IBM Certification
3 1 (0.17%) CISA
3 1 (0.17%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.17%) Puppet
1 1 (0.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 93 (15.68%) Apple
2 22 (3.71%) Google
3 17 (2.87%) Xamarin
4 14 (2.36%) Adobe
5 9 (1.52%) SAP
6 8 (1.35%) Appcelerator
7 6 (1.01%) IBM
7 6 (1.01%) Zend
7 6 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.84%) Sencha
9 3 (0.51%) Oracle
9 3 (0.51%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.34%) Perforce
10 2 (0.34%) Ab Initio
10 2 (0.34%) Microsoft
10 2 (0.34%) Informatica
10 2 (0.34%) Facebook
11 1 (0.17%) Talend
11 1 (0.17%) Eloqua
11 1 (0.17%) Netbiscuits
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