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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Objective-C
UK
Rank 391 408 427
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +19
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 208 207 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.41% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.14% 1.07% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 145 124
Median daily rate £450 £413 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £323 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.01 - -

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
18181 19284 18959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.53% 38.57% 38.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12426 13075 12692
Median daily rate £433 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.97% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 414 513 414
Median hourly rate £41.13 £40.00 £35.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.97 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +28 191 £450 +9.09% 93
London +1 110 £475 +9.19% 47
East of England +14 21 £375 -3.22% 3
South East +6 18 £438 +25.00% 11
North West +23 17 £425 +9.67% 11
City of London +6 14 £466 +9.70% 10
Scotland +14 13 £416 -7.50% 1
Manchester +10 12 £425 +19.29% 9
Berkshire +19 10 - -
Essex +2 9 £275 -30.15%
Leicestershire +10 8 £375 +36.36% 2
East Midlands +3 8 £375 +36.36% 5
Bedfordshire - 8 £450 -
West Midlands -2 7 £363 -3.33% 7
Bedford - 7 £450 -
Reading +14 6 - -
Glasgow +11 5 £316 -9.64% 1
Cheshire +26 4 £350 -9.67% 1
Cambridgeshire +1 4 £200 -27.27% 3
Angus - 4 - -
Brentwood - 4 £265 -
Leicester - 4 £360 -
Edinburgh +9 3 £500 +11.11%
Warrington - 3 £350 -
Stafford - 3 - -
Staffordshire - 3 - - 2
Surrey - 3 £425 - 3
Yorkshire +17 2 £350 -15.66% 7
Leeds +14 2 £350 -15.66% 6
West Yorkshire +14 2 £350 -15.66% 7

Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 409 (86.65%) Apple iOS
2 361 (76.48%) iOS Development
3 313 (66.31%) Apple Swift
4 233 (49.36%) Agile Software Development
5 161 (34.11%) Android
6 159 (33.69%) TDD
7 139 (29.45%) Mobile App
8 136 (28.81%) Mobile Development
9 120 (25.42%) Cocoa
10 119 (25.21%) Scrum
11 108 (22.88%) Java
12 99 (20.97%) Xcode
13 94 (19.92%) RESTful
14 92 (19.49%) Android Development
15 91 (19.28%) Git (software)
16 90 (19.07%) User Experience
17 89 (18.86%) JavaScript
18 85 (18.01%) Apple
19 83 (17.58%) BDD
20 82 (17.37%) Unit Testing
21 78 (16.53%) iPhone
21 78 (16.53%) Web Services
21 78 (16.53%) REST
22 77 (16.31%) Core Data
23 76 (16.10%) Continuous Integration
24 75 (15.89%) HTML
25 71 (15.04%) JSON
26 66 (13.98%) Software Engineering
26 66 (13.98%) iPad
27 62 (13.14%) E-Commerce

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 21 (4.45%) Confluence
2 4 (0.85%) CMS
3 3 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (0.64%) SAS
3 3 (0.64%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.64%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.42%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.42%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.42%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.21%) Apache
5 1 (0.21%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (0.42%) InDesign
1 2 (0.42%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.42%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.87%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (4.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (4.03%) GitHub
4 18 (3.81%) TestFlight
5 13 (2.75%) Google Play
6 8 (1.69%) iTunes
7 5 (1.06%) Heroku
8 3 (0.64%) CloudBees
8 3 (0.64%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.64%) IaaS
8 3 (0.64%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.64%) PaaS
9 2 (0.42%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.42%) Office 365
9 2 (0.42%) Slack
9 2 (0.42%) Yammer
10 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.18%) HTTP
2 13 (2.75%) Internet
3 9 (1.91%) LTE
4 8 (1.69%) GSM
4 8 (1.69%) HSPA
4 8 (1.69%) WCDMA
5 7 (1.48%) Network Security
5 7 (1.48%) Skype
6 4 (0.85%) Bluetooth
6 4 (0.85%) iBeacon
7 2 (0.42%) Softphone
7 2 (0.42%) VoIP
7 2 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.21%) 3GPP
8 1 (0.21%) NFC
8 1 (0.21%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.87%) SQLite
2 21 (4.45%) MySQL
3 19 (4.03%) MongoDB
4 16 (3.39%) CouchDB
5 14 (2.97%) Azure SQL Database
6 8 (1.69%) Mixpanel
6 8 (1.69%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.06%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.64%) SQL Server
9 2 (0.42%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.42%) Big Data
9 2 (0.42%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 99 (20.97%) Xcode
2 91 (19.28%) Git (software)
3 52 (11.02%) Jenkins
4 44 (9.32%) JIRA
5 35 (7.42%) Subversion
6 24 (5.08%) Android Studio
7 22 (4.66%) CocoaPods
8 21 (4.45%) Cucumber
9 20 (4.24%) JUnit
10 15 (3.18%) Calabash
11 11 (2.33%) Hudson
12 10 (2.12%) Travis CI
13 9 (1.91%) git-flow
14 8 (1.69%) Eclipse
14 8 (1.69%) Maven
15 7 (1.48%) Bitbucket
15 7 (1.48%) Gradle
16 6 (1.27%) CircleCI
16 6 (1.27%) Mercurial
16 6 (1.27%) Selenium
General
1 38 (8.05%) Games
2 32 (6.78%) Retail
3 20 (4.24%) Finance
3 20 (4.24%) Publishing
4 12 (2.54%) Banking
4 12 (2.54%) Marketing
5 7 (1.48%) Back Office
6 4 (0.85%) Advertising
6 4 (0.85%) Automotive
6 4 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (0.85%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.42%) Electronics
7 2 (0.42%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.21%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 401 (84.96%) Developer
2 327 (69.28%) iOS Developer
3 75 (15.89%) Senior Developer
4 66 (13.98%) Senior iOS Developer
5 51 (10.81%) Objective-C Developer
6 43 (9.11%) Mobile Developer
7 40 (8.47%) Android Developer
8 30 (6.36%) iOS Android Developer
9 26 (5.51%) Applications Developer
10 15 (3.18%) Lead Developer
10 15 (3.18%) Software Developer
11 14 (2.97%) Architect
11 14 (2.97%) Java Developer
11 14 (2.97%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 13 (2.75%) Software Engineer
13 12 (2.54%) Xamarin Developer
14 10 (2.12%) Agile Developer
14 10 (2.12%) Java Android Developer
15 9 (1.91%) Java Mobile Developer
16 8 (1.69%) Lead iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (25.42%) Cocoa
2 94 (19.92%) RESTful
3 78 (16.53%) REST
3 78 (16.53%) Web Services
4 77 (16.31%) Core Data
5 75 (15.89%) HTML
6 71 (15.04%) JSON
7 58 (12.29%) HTML5
8 55 (11.65%) Cocoa Touch
9 54 (11.44%) iOS SDK
10 49 (10.38%) CSS
11 39 (8.26%) Core Animation
11 39 (8.26%) XML
12 37 (7.84%) .NET
13 32 (6.78%) CSS3
14 25 (5.30%) Android SDK
14 25 (5.30%) SOAP
15 18 (3.81%) PhoneGap
16 17 (3.60%) UIKit
16 17 (3.60%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 139 (29.45%) Mobile App
2 90 (19.07%) User Experience
3 78 (16.53%) iPhone
4 66 (13.98%) iPad
5 27 (5.72%) Animation
6 25 (5.30%) Computer Science
7 20 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (2.75%) Mathematics
9 11 (2.33%) Fintech
10 9 (1.91%) Smartphone
11 8 (1.69%) Algorithms
12 7 (1.48%) Video on Demand
13 6 (1.27%) mHealth
14 5 (1.06%) Applied Mathematics
14 5 (1.06%) Digital Media
14 5 (1.06%) Physics
15 4 (0.85%) Mobile Games
16 3 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
16 3 (0.64%) Statistics
16 3 (0.64%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 409 (86.65%) Apple iOS
2 161 (34.11%) Android
3 13 (2.75%) Windows
4 11 (2.33%) Linux
5 9 (1.91%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (0.64%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.64%) Unix
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 361 (76.48%) iOS Development
2 233 (49.36%) Agile Software Development
3 159 (33.69%) TDD
4 136 (28.81%) Mobile Development
5 119 (25.21%) Scrum
6 92 (19.49%) Android Development
7 83 (17.58%) BDD
8 82 (17.37%) Unit Testing
9 76 (16.10%) Continuous Integration
10 66 (13.98%) Software Engineering
11 62 (13.14%) E-Commerce
12 57 (12.08%) OO
13 45 (9.53%) Pair Programming
14 28 (5.93%) Automated Testing
15 25 (5.30%) MVC
16 24 (5.08%) Mobile Application Development
17 23 (4.87%) OOP
17 23 (4.87%) Test Automation
18 21 (4.45%) Mentoring
18 21 (4.45%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 313 (66.31%) Apple Swift
2 108 (22.88%) Java
3 89 (18.86%) JavaScript
4 60 (12.71%) C#
5 59 (12.50%) C++
6 38 (8.05%) SQL
7 31 (6.57%) C
8 21 (4.45%) Ruby
9 18 (3.81%) ActionScript
10 16 (3.39%) Python
11 9 (1.91%) PHP
12 8 (1.69%) SPARQL
13 4 (0.85%) R
14 3 (0.64%) Embedded C
14 3 (0.64%) Go
14 3 (0.64%) VBA
15 2 (0.42%) ActionScript 2.0
15 2 (0.42%) ActionScript 3.0
15 2 (0.42%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (6.78%) Degree
2 8 (1.69%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.06%) DV Cleared
4 4 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (0.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.21%) ISEB
5 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.39%) QA
2 3 (0.64%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (0.21%) SDET
Systems Management
1 6 (1.27%) AirWatch
2 4 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.85%) yum
Vendors
1 85 (18.01%) Apple
2 22 (4.66%) Xamarin
3 21 (4.45%) Google
4 7 (1.48%) SAP
5 6 (1.27%) Coremetrics
5 6 (1.27%) Oracle
6 4 (0.85%) Microsoft
6 4 (0.85%) Telerik
7 3 (0.64%) Kony
7 3 (0.64%) Twitter
8 2 (0.42%) Adobe
8 2 (0.42%) Facebook
8 2 (0.42%) Infor
8 2 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.42%) Sencha
8 2 (0.42%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.21%) Appcelerator
9 1 (0.21%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.21%) Perforce
9 1 (0.21%) PubNub
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