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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Objective-C
Rank 326 257 303
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +46
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 326 384 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.73% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.53% 1.87% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 263 216
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 7
Average hourly rate £39.28 £45.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.72 £39.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.53 £45.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-41.05% +24.13%

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
21248 20521 21617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.76% 38.87% 36.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 13631 13015 12801
Average daily rate £390 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £570 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 557 763
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.25 £17.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Objective-C within the UK over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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 -72 309 £400 - 131
London -23 210 £400 -0.49% 51
South East +27 51 £400 +28.00% 20
City of London -6 44 £388 -6.34% 11
Hampshire +2 20 £400 - 9
Southampton - 15 £378 - 6
Yorkshire +1 12 £338 +22.72% 11
Buckinghamshire +8 11 £525 +110.00% 1
West Yorkshire -3 11 £338 +14.40% 8
Scotland -6 11 £400 +6.66% 8
North West -12 11 £350 +16.66% 12
Manchester -8 10 £350 - 10
Edinburgh +1 8 £400 - 1
West Midlands -22 7 £375 +7.14% 5
West Sussex +10 6 - -
East Midlands -2 6 £375 +25.00% 7
Oxfordshire -6 5 £425 +84.78% 1
South West -41 5 £338 -10.00% 11
Berkshire +11 4 £425 +17.24% 2
Nottinghamshire +8 4 £375 +25.00% 1
Nottingham +5 4 £375 +25.00%
Milton Keynes 0 4 £400 +60.00%
Bristol -18 4 £338 -10.00% 7
Birmingham -11 3 - - 2
Warwickshire -12 3 £300 -14.28% 1
Northern Ireland - 3 £213 - 1
County Antrim - 3 £213 - 1
Belfast - 3 £213 - 1
Glasgow -15 2 £375 - 6
Brighton - 2 £350 - 2

Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

1 501 (84.77%) Apple iOS
2 447 (75.63%) iOS Development
3 245 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
4 208 (35.19%) iPhone
5 195 (32.99%) Mobile App
6 187 (31.64%) Android
6 187 (31.64%) Xcode
7 177 (29.95%) Cocoa
8 158 (26.73%) iPad
9 145 (24.53%) JSON
10 140 (23.69%) Web Services
11 139 (23.52%) Java
12 136 (23.01%) OO
13 133 (22.50%) JavaScript
14 131 (22.17%) HTML
15 127 (21.49%) TDD
16 126 (21.32%) XML
17 116 (19.63%) Cocoa Touch
18 114 (19.29%) Git (software)
19 110 (18.61%) RESTful
20 104 (17.60%) Scrum
21 94 (15.91%) iOS SDK
22 89 (15.06%) Subversion
23 88 (14.89%) Android Development
24 85 (14.38%) Apple
25 84 (14.21%) User Experience
26 75 (12.69%) HTML5
26 75 (12.69%) BDD
27 72 (12.18%) Continuous Integration
28 66 (11.17%) HTTP

Objective-C
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 16 (2.71%) Node.js
2 10 (1.69%) WebSphere
3 9 (1.52%) CMS
4 7 (1.18%) Apache
5 3 (0.51%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.34%) Drupal
6 2 (0.34%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.17%) IIS
7 1 (0.17%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.17%) Confluence
7 1 (0.17%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.17%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 11 (1.86%) Doxygen
2 4 (0.68%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.34%) Blender
3 2 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.17%) MS Office
4 1 (0.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.35%) GitHub
2 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (11.17%) HTTP
2 20 (3.38%) VPN
3 19 (3.21%) HTTPS
4 7 (1.18%) VoIP
5 6 (1.02%) SSL
6 4 (0.68%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.68%) iBeacon
7 3 (0.51%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.51%) Internet
8 2 (0.34%) Firewall
8 2 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.34%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.17%) SAN
9 1 (0.17%) DNS
9 1 (0.17%) Wireless
9 1 (0.17%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (4.23%) MySQL
2 24 (4.06%) SQLite
3 6 (1.02%) SQL Server
4 4 (0.68%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.34%) MS Access
5 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.34%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.34%) Redis
6 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 187 (31.64%) Xcode
2 114 (19.29%) Git (software)
3 89 (15.06%) Subversion
4 30 (5.08%) Cucumber
5 27 (4.57%) Calabash
6 15 (2.54%) Jenkins
7 14 (2.37%) Eclipse
8 10 (1.69%) Mercurial
9 8 (1.35%) JIRA
10 7 (1.18%) Selenium
10 7 (1.18%) QuickTest Pro
10 7 (1.18%) Hudson
10 7 (1.18%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 6 (1.02%) JUnit
12 5 (0.85%) WebDriver
13 4 (0.68%) Ranorex
13 4 (0.68%) NUnit
13 4 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (0.51%) JBehave
14 3 (0.51%) Maven
General
1 36 (6.09%) Finance
2 30 (5.08%) Retail
3 21 (3.55%) Publishing
4 20 (3.38%) Banking
5 15 (2.54%) Games
6 8 (1.35%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.18%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.02%) Advertising
8 6 (1.02%) Marketing
9 4 (0.68%) Legal
9 4 (0.68%) Back Office
10 3 (0.51%) Automotive
11 2 (0.34%) Interactive Media
12 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 514 (86.97%) Developer
2 397 (67.17%) iOS Developer
3 65 (11.00%) Mobile Developer
4 43 (7.28%) Senior Developer
5 37 (6.26%) Senior iOS Developer
5 37 (6.26%) Android Developer
6 23 (3.89%) Architect
7 17 (2.88%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 16 (2.71%) Lead Developer
9 15 (2.54%) iPhone Developer
10 13 (2.20%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 13 (2.20%) Software Engineer
10 13 (2.20%) Applications Developer
11 12 (2.03%) Programmer
12 10 (1.69%) Solutions Architect
13 9 (1.52%) Java Developer
13 9 (1.52%) Mobile Solutions Architect
14 8 (1.35%) Senior Software Engineer
14 8 (1.35%) Technical Architect
14 8 (1.35%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (29.95%) Cocoa
2 145 (24.53%) JSON
3 140 (23.69%) Web Services
4 131 (22.17%) HTML
5 126 (21.32%) XML
6 116 (19.63%) Cocoa Touch
7 110 (18.61%) RESTful
8 94 (15.91%) iOS SDK
9 75 (12.69%) HTML5
10 62 (10.49%) CSS
11 45 (7.61%) REST
12 44 (7.45%) SOAP
13 29 (4.91%) CSS3
14 26 (4.40%) UIKit
15 23 (3.89%) Ruby on Rails
16 21 (3.55%) jQuery
16 21 (3.55%) .NET
16 21 (3.55%) Android SDK
17 13 (2.20%) Dojo
17 13 (2.20%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 208 (35.19%) iPhone
2 195 (32.99%) Mobile App
3 158 (26.73%) iPad
4 84 (14.21%) User Experience
5 33 (5.58%) Computer Science
6 23 (3.89%) Client/Server
7 20 (3.38%) N-Tier
8 16 (2.71%) Blackberry
9 15 (2.54%) Animation
10 14 (2.37%) Social Media
11 13 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (2.20%) Video on Demand
12 12 (2.03%) Digital Media
13 11 (1.86%) Streaming Video
14 10 (1.69%) Streaming Media
15 8 (1.35%) Augmented Reality
16 7 (1.18%) Mobile Payment
17 6 (1.02%) Open Source
17 6 (1.02%) Cryptography
18 5 (0.85%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 501 (84.77%) Apple iOS
2 187 (31.64%) Android
3 24 (4.06%) Windows
4 15 (2.54%) Linux
5 10 (1.69%) Windows Phone
6 7 (1.18%) Mac OS X
6 7 (1.18%) UNIX
7 6 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.51%) AIX
9 2 (0.34%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.17%) webOS
10 1 (0.17%) Solaris
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.17%) SUSE
10 1 (0.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 447 (75.63%) iOS Development
2 245 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (23.01%) OO
4 127 (21.49%) TDD
5 104 (17.60%) Scrum
6 88 (14.89%) Android Development
7 75 (12.69%) BDD
8 72 (12.18%) Continuous Integration
9 55 (9.31%) Software Engineering
10 45 (7.61%) OOP
11 37 (6.26%) E-Commerce
11 37 (6.26%) Kanban
12 30 (5.08%) Mobile Application Development
13 28 (4.74%) MVC
14 26 (4.40%) Memory Management
14 26 (4.40%) Test Scripting
15 25 (4.23%) Multithreading
16 22 (3.72%) Unit Testing
17 20 (3.38%) OOD
18 15 (2.54%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 139 (23.52%) Java
2 133 (22.50%) JavaScript
3 56 (9.48%) C++
4 52 (8.80%) Ruby
5 46 (7.78%) C#
6 41 (6.94%) C
7 30 (5.08%) SQL
8 24 (4.06%) PHP
9 16 (2.71%) Groovy
10 14 (2.37%) Python
11 5 (0.85%) ActionScript
11 5 (0.85%) Perl
12 4 (0.68%) PowerHouse
12 4 (0.68%) PHP5
13 3 (0.51%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.51%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.34%) VBA
14 2 (0.34%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.34%) RPG
14 2 (0.34%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 26 (4.40%) Degree
2 8 (1.35%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.68%) ISEB
3 4 (0.68%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.34%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.34%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.71%) QA
2 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (0.51%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.51%) Cygwin
2 1 (0.17%) Squid
2 1 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (0.34%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.17%) XenMobile
2 1 (0.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 85 (14.38%) Apple
2 23 (3.89%) Facebook
3 19 (3.21%) Google
4 17 (2.88%) Microsoft
5 11 (1.86%) IBM
6 9 (1.52%) Perforce
6 9 (1.52%) Sencha
7 7 (1.18%) Xamarin
8 6 (1.02%) Appcelerator
8 6 (1.02%) Twitter
8 6 (1.02%) SAP
9 4 (0.68%) Zend
9 4 (0.68%) Adobe
10 3 (0.51%) Yahoo!
10 3 (0.51%) Symbian
10 3 (0.51%) Citrix
11 2 (0.34%) Oracle
11 2 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.34%) Splunk
12 1 (0.17%) Syclo
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