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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Objective-C
Rank 393 372 334
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -38
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 268 294 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.52% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.26% 1.36% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 224 195
Median daily rate £438 £413 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +5.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £340 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £366
% change year-on-year
- +9.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £39.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -23.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £26.53
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +13.10%

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
21223 21555 19738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.22% 37.85% 37.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14516 14480 12675
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 448 437 406
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £18.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.17 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -45 255 £450 +9.09% 136
London -6 157 £475 +8.57% 75
City of London +45 35 £500 +17.64% 11
South East -8 30 £433 +15.33% 13
South West -20 19 £475 +15.15% 5
North West -15 18 £425 +13.33% 16
Manchester -9 13 £411 +9.66% 13
Scotland +16 12 £263 -46.15% 4
Bristol -26 12 £488 +18.18% 3
Yorkshire +9 11 £425 +41.66% 9
East of England +26 9 £340 -24.44% 9
Kent +9 9 - -
West Yorkshire +6 9 £425 +41.66% 7
Tunbridge Wells +6 9 - -
West Sussex +3 9 £450 +35.84% 2
Leeds -5 8 £425 +41.66% 7
Cambridgeshire +25 7 £350 -22.22% 9
West Midlands -25 7 £375 - 4
Cambridge +19 6 £346 -23.05% 5
Crawley +5 6 £450 +35.84%
Glasgow - 6 £263 - 1
Hampshire +7 5 £300 -20.00% 6
Edinburgh +1 5 £329 -37.38% 3
Coventry - 5 £375 -
Southampton +6 4 £300 -20.00% 2
Berkshire -3 4 £400 +2.23% 2
Cheshire -3 4 £450 +20.80% 1
Wiltshire - 4 £375 -
Reading +5 3 £413 +21.32% 1
East Midlands -5 3 £313 -10.71% 5

Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 450 (89.64%) Apple iOS
2 405 (80.68%) iOS Development
3 263 (52.39%) Agile Software Development
4 247 (49.20%) Apple Swift
5 168 (33.47%) Cocoa
6 164 (32.67%) Xcode
7 158 (31.47%) Mobile App
8 150 (29.88%) Mobile Development
8 150 (29.88%) TDD
9 129 (25.70%) Java
10 121 (24.10%) Scrum
11 110 (21.91%) Android
12 106 (21.12%) User Experience
13 102 (20.32%) Unit Testing
13 102 (20.32%) JavaScript
14 95 (18.92%) BDD
15 94 (18.73%) iPhone
16 91 (18.13%) OO
16 91 (18.13%) Cocoa Touch
17 88 (17.53%) iPad
18 84 (16.73%) Web Services
19 83 (16.53%) Apple
20 81 (16.14%) Git (software)
21 78 (15.54%) JSON
21 78 (15.54%) REST
22 77 (15.34%) RESTful
23 65 (12.95%) Android Development
24 64 (12.75%) Continuous Integration
24 64 (12.75%) E-Commerce
25 63 (12.55%) HTML

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 12 (2.39%) CMS
2 8 (1.59%) SAS
3 3 (0.60%) Apache
4 2 (0.40%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (0.40%) GlassFish
4 2 (0.40%) JBoss
4 2 (0.40%) Marvel
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (0.40%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.20%) Apache Qpid
5 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.20%) IIS
5 1 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (2.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.80%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.40%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.40%) Pixate
4 1 (0.20%) InVision
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.99%) TestFlight
3 13 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (2.19%) iTunes
5 9 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (1.79%) GitHub
6 5 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.80%) Google Play
8 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.59%) HTTP
2 10 (1.99%) Network Security
3 8 (1.59%) Internet
4 3 (0.60%) Bluetooth
4 3 (0.60%) MQTT
4 3 (0.60%) SSL
5 2 (0.40%) Softphone
5 2 (0.40%) VoIP
5 2 (0.40%) Wireless
6 1 (0.20%) DNS
6 1 (0.20%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.20%) RIP
6 1 (0.20%) Skype
6 1 (0.20%) SNMP
6 1 (0.20%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (4.98%) SQLite
2 20 (3.98%) MySQL
3 18 (3.59%) MongoDB
4 15 (2.99%) CouchDB
5 13 (2.59%) Azure SQL Database
6 9 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
6 9 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (1.59%) SQL Server
8 5 (1.00%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.80%) Big Data
9 4 (0.80%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.80%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.60%) GIS
11 2 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.40%) DB2
11 2 (0.40%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.20%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.20%) Redis
12 1 (0.20%) Riak
12 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 164 (32.67%) Xcode
2 81 (16.14%) Git (software)
3 42 (8.37%) Jenkins
4 21 (4.18%) Subversion
5 18 (3.59%) Gradle
6 16 (3.19%) Ant
6 16 (3.19%) JIRA
7 13 (2.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (1.79%) Android Studio
8 9 (1.79%) Bitbucket
8 9 (1.79%) CocoaPods
8 9 (1.79%) Cucumber
9 7 (1.39%) Eclipse
9 7 (1.39%) Maven
10 5 (1.00%) Hudson
10 5 (1.00%) JUnit
10 5 (1.00%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.80%) Mercurial
12 3 (0.60%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 3 (0.60%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (5.78%) Finance
2 26 (5.18%) Banking
3 25 (4.98%) Games
4 24 (4.78%) Retail
5 20 (3.98%) Publishing
6 9 (1.79%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.60%) Automotive
7 3 (0.60%) Back Office
7 3 (0.60%) Marketing
8 2 (0.40%) Music Industry
8 2 (0.40%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.20%) Advertising
9 1 (0.20%) Electronics
9 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.20%) Legal
9 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 458 (91.24%) Developer
2 374 (74.50%) iOS Developer
3 84 (16.73%) Objective-C Developer
4 80 (15.94%) Senior Developer
5 68 (13.55%) Senior iOS Developer
6 56 (11.16%) Mobile Developer
7 38 (7.57%) Android Developer
8 37 (7.37%) Applications Developer
9 24 (4.78%) iOS Android Developer
10 20 (3.98%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 19 (3.78%) Agile Developer
12 18 (3.59%) Software Developer
13 14 (2.79%) C++ Developer
14 13 (2.59%) E-Commerce Developer
15 12 (2.39%) Software Engineer
16 9 (1.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 9 (1.79%) Lead Developer
16 9 (1.79%) Programmer
16 9 (1.79%) Web Developer
17 8 (1.59%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (33.47%) Cocoa
2 91 (18.13%) Cocoa Touch
3 84 (16.73%) Web Services
4 78 (15.54%) JSON
4 78 (15.54%) REST
5 77 (15.34%) RESTful
6 63 (12.55%) HTML
7 60 (11.95%) iOS SDK
8 54 (10.76%) CSS
8 54 (10.76%) XML
9 47 (9.36%) SOAP
10 41 (8.17%) UIKit
11 40 (7.97%) HTML5
12 38 (7.57%) Core Animation
13 28 (5.58%) AngularJS
14 24 (4.78%) CSS3
15 23 (4.58%) .NET
16 21 (4.18%) OpenGL
17 15 (2.99%) Android SDK
18 13 (2.59%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 158 (31.47%) Mobile App
2 106 (21.12%) User Experience
3 94 (18.73%) iPhone
4 88 (17.53%) iPad
5 58 (11.55%) Computer Science
6 40 (7.97%) Animation
7 20 (3.98%) Digital Media
8 18 (3.59%) Smartphone
9 17 (3.39%) Fintech
10 14 (2.79%) Mathematics
11 12 (2.39%) Apple TV
11 12 (2.39%) Data Structures
12 10 (1.99%) Embedded Systems
13 9 (1.79%) Algorithms
13 9 (1.79%) Mobile Banking
14 8 (1.59%) Social Media
15 7 (1.39%) Augmented Reality
15 7 (1.39%) NHS
16 6 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
16 6 (1.20%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 450 (89.64%) Apple iOS
2 110 (21.91%) Android
3 18 (3.59%) Windows
4 12 (2.39%) Mac OS X
5 9 (1.79%) Linux
6 8 (1.59%) Windows Mobile
7 6 (1.20%) Unix
8 5 (1.00%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.80%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.60%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.60%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.40%) Solaris
11 2 (0.40%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (80.68%) iOS Development
2 263 (52.39%) Agile Software Development
3 150 (29.88%) Mobile Development
3 150 (29.88%) TDD
4 121 (24.10%) Scrum
5 102 (20.32%) Unit Testing
6 95 (18.92%) BDD
7 91 (18.13%) OO
8 65 (12.95%) Android Development
9 64 (12.75%) Continuous Integration
9 64 (12.75%) E-Commerce
10 55 (10.96%) Software Engineering
11 40 (7.97%) OOD
12 35 (6.97%) OOP
13 28 (5.58%) Web Development
14 23 (4.58%) Mobile Application Development
15 22 (4.38%) Test Automation
16 21 (4.18%) Continuous Delivery
17 20 (3.98%) Automated Testing
18 19 (3.78%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 247 (49.20%) Apple Swift
2 129 (25.70%) Java
3 102 (20.32%) JavaScript
4 60 (11.95%) C#
5 57 (11.35%) C++
6 37 (7.37%) C
7 32 (6.37%) SQL
8 27 (5.38%) Ruby
9 20 (3.98%) PHP
10 18 (3.59%) Python
11 10 (1.99%) R
12 9 (1.79%) Clojure
13 7 (1.39%) MATLAB
14 5 (1.00%) ActionScript
15 3 (0.60%) Groovy
15 3 (0.60%) Scala
16 2 (0.40%) ActionScript 3.0
16 2 (0.40%) F#
16 2 (0.40%) Go
16 2 (0.40%) Perl
Qualifications
1 63 (12.55%) Degree
2 1 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.20%) ISEB
2 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.18%) QA
2 1 (0.20%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 6 (1.20%) Docker
2 2 (0.40%) Squid
2 2 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.20%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.40%) Puppet
3 1 (0.20%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.20%) Graphite
3 1 (0.20%) StatsD
3 1 (0.20%) yum
Vendors
1 83 (16.53%) Apple
2 11 (2.19%) Google
3 8 (1.59%) ION Trading
4 6 (1.20%) Xamarin
5 4 (0.80%) Oracle
6 3 (0.60%) Appcelerator
6 3 (0.60%) Microsoft
6 3 (0.60%) Sencha
7 2 (0.40%) Adobe
7 2 (0.40%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.40%) Facebook
7 2 (0.40%) IBM
7 2 (0.40%) Kony
7 2 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.40%) Sun
7 2 (0.40%) Twitter
7 2 (0.40%) VMware
8 1 (0.20%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.20%) Telerik
8 1 (0.20%) TIBCO
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