The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Objective-C
Rank 390 303 368
Rank change year-on-year
-87 +65
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 205 278 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.58% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.99% 1.58% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 185 160
Average daily rate £412 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.73% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £257 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+196.29% -68.23%
Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20792 17589 21064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.91% 36.80% 34.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13463 10809 12441
Average daily rate £375 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 483 633 742
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +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 17 April 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
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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -78 200 £413 +5.76% 135
London -61 150 £425 +6.25% 59
City of London -24 36 £425 +13.33% 16
South East -12 26 £295 -25.31% 16
North West -31 7 £350 +19.74% 13
Yorkshire -5 6 £325 -9.09% 7
South West -28 6 £325 - 10
East of England -36 5 £350 -3.44% 9
North Yorkshire - 5 £325 -
Hampshire -1 4 £285 -18.57% 4
West Yorkshire -21 4 £325 -9.09% 7
Cambridge -2 3 £400 +10.34% 5
Leeds -15 3 £325 -9.09% 3
Cambridgeshire -18 3 £400 +10.34% 5
Manchester -22 3 £400 +36.75% 11
Brighton - 3 £290 - 2
Exeter - 3 - -
Devon - 3 - -
East Sussex - 3 £290 - 2
West Sussex - 3 £281 - 3
Oxfordshire 0 2 £450 -
Birmingham -15 2 £263 -19.23% 2
Bristol -20 2 £325 - 6
West Midlands -30 2 £263 -19.23% 5
Scotland -30 2 - - 4
Oxford - 2 £450 -
Dundee -2 1 - -
Warrington -4 1 - -
Southampton -9 1 - - 1
Cheshire -16 1 - -

Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 383 (80.97%) Apple iOS
2 330 (69.77%) iOS Development
3 168 (35.52%) Java
4 165 (34.88%) Mobile App
5 162 (34.25%) Android
5 162 (34.25%) Xcode
6 140 (29.60%) iPhone
7 135 (28.54%) HTML
8 119 (25.16%) Cocoa
9 114 (24.10%) iPad
10 111 (23.47%) OO
11 103 (21.78%) iOS SDK
12 100 (21.14%) JavaScript
13 94 (19.87%) Agile Software Development
14 86 (18.18%) TDD
15 85 (17.97%) Apple
16 84 (17.76%) HTML5
17 82 (17.34%) Web Services
18 81 (17.12%) C++
19 77 (16.28%) JSON
20 74 (15.64%) Android Development
20 74 (15.64%) OOP
20 74 (15.64%) Scrum
21 67 (14.16%) CSS
22 64 (13.53%) Git (software)
23 59 (12.47%) C#
24 56 (11.84%) RESTful
25 55 (11.63%) Subversion
26 51 (10.78%) REST
27 48 (10.15%) Continuous Integration

Objective-C
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 18 (3.81%) CMS
2 10 (2.11%) Apache
2 10 (2.11%) Node.js
3 6 (1.27%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.06%) Adobe CQ
5 4 (0.85%) Confluence
5 4 (0.85%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.85%) GlassFish
6 3 (0.63%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.42%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.42%) Kentico
7 2 (0.42%) IIS
8 1 (0.21%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.21%) nginx
8 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (3.38%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.27%) MS Office
2 6 (1.27%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.21%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.21%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.86%) GitHub
2 6 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.21%) SaaS
4 1 (0.21%) PaaS
4 1 (0.21%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (8.25%) HTTP
2 14 (2.96%) Internet
3 11 (2.33%) Firewall
4 8 (1.69%) VPN
5 7 (1.48%) Bluetooth
5 7 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.85%) SAN
6 4 (0.85%) Wireshark
6 4 (0.85%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.63%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.42%) SSL
8 2 (0.42%) DNS
9 1 (0.21%) VoIP
9 1 (0.21%) FTP
9 1 (0.21%) Wireless
9 1 (0.21%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.75%) MySQL
1 13 (2.75%) SQLite
2 12 (2.54%) SQL Server
3 10 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.63%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (0.63%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.42%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.21%) MS Access
7 1 (0.21%) Redis
7 1 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.21%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.21%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 162 (34.25%) Xcode
2 64 (13.53%) Git (software)
3 55 (11.63%) Subversion
4 31 (6.55%) PhoneGap
5 22 (4.65%) JIRA
6 21 (4.44%) Jenkins
7 20 (4.23%) Mercurial
8 17 (3.59%) Eclipse
9 11 (2.33%) Cucumber
10 9 (1.90%) JUnit
10 9 (1.90%) Maven
11 8 (1.69%) Selenium
11 8 (1.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 6 (1.27%) Ant
12 6 (1.27%) Grunt
13 5 (1.06%) Yeoman
13 5 (1.06%) Hudson
13 5 (1.06%) Calabash
13 5 (1.06%) WebDriver
13 5 (1.06%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 45 (9.51%) Finance
2 33 (6.98%) Banking
3 23 (4.86%) Retail
4 22 (4.65%) Games
5 16 (3.38%) Publishing
6 15 (3.17%) Legal
7 9 (1.90%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.48%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.48%) Marketing
8 7 (1.48%) Advertising
9 2 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.42%) Back Office
9 2 (0.42%) Local Government
10 1 (0.21%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.21%) French Language
10 1 (0.21%) Electronics
10 1 (0.21%) Automotive
10 1 (0.21%) Law
Job Titles
1 374 (79.07%) Developer
2 274 (57.93%) iOS Developer
3 41 (8.67%) Mobile Developer
4 35 (7.40%) Android Developer
5 33 (6.98%) Architect
6 29 (6.13%) Senior Developer
7 22 (4.65%) Senior iOS Developer
8 21 (4.44%) iPhone Developer
9 18 (3.81%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 17 (3.59%) Applications Developer
11 13 (2.75%) Software Engineer
12 9 (1.90%) Programmer
13 8 (1.69%) Lead Developer
13 8 (1.69%) Tester
13 8 (1.69%) Security Architect
14 6 (1.27%) Applications Architect
14 6 (1.27%) Front-End Developer
14 6 (1.27%) Java Developer
15 5 (1.06%) Analyst
15 5 (1.06%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (28.54%) HTML
2 119 (25.16%) Cocoa
3 103 (21.78%) iOS SDK
4 84 (17.76%) HTML5
5 82 (17.34%) Web Services
6 77 (16.28%) JSON
7 67 (14.16%) CSS
8 56 (11.84%) RESTful
9 51 (10.78%) REST
10 46 (9.73%) XML
11 44 (9.30%) jQuery
12 41 (8.67%) Cocoa Touch
13 30 (6.34%) UIKit
14 29 (6.13%) .NET
15 25 (5.29%) OpenGL
16 24 (5.07%) Ajax
16 24 (5.07%) CSS3
17 22 (4.65%) SOAP
18 16 (3.38%) Android SDK
19 14 (2.96%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 165 (34.88%) Mobile App
2 140 (29.60%) iPhone
3 114 (24.10%) iPad
4 18 (3.81%) Open Source
5 16 (3.38%) Social Media
6 15 (3.17%) Digital Media
6 15 (3.17%) Graphic Design
7 14 (2.96%) Animation
8 12 (2.54%) Computer Science
8 12 (2.54%) Cryptography
8 12 (2.54%) PKI
9 11 (2.33%) N-Tier
9 11 (2.33%) Visualisation
9 11 (2.33%) Social Network
10 9 (1.90%) Augmented Reality
10 9 (1.90%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.69%) Video on Demand
11 8 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.48%) Blackberry
13 5 (1.06%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 383 (80.97%) Apple iOS
2 162 (34.25%) Android
3 30 (6.34%) Windows
4 26 (5.50%) Linux
5 18 (3.81%) UNIX
6 8 (1.69%) Windows Phone
7 6 (1.27%) AIX
8 5 (1.06%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.85%) Solaris
9 4 (0.85%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.85%) webOS
10 3 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.42%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.21%) BlackBerry OS
12 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.21%) Debian
12 1 (0.21%) Gentoo
12 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (69.77%) iOS Development
2 111 (23.47%) OO
3 94 (19.87%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (18.18%) TDD
5 74 (15.64%) Scrum
5 74 (15.64%) OOP
5 74 (15.64%) Android Development
6 48 (10.15%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (9.51%) MVC
8 39 (8.25%) BDD
9 36 (7.61%) Unit Testing
10 33 (6.98%) Software Engineering
11 29 (6.13%) Multithreading
11 29 (6.13%) Mobile Application Development
12 24 (5.07%) SOA
13 22 (4.65%) Memory Management
14 20 (4.23%) OOD
15 17 (3.59%) E-Commerce
15 17 (3.59%) Kanban
16 13 (2.75%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 168 (35.52%) Java
2 100 (21.14%) JavaScript
3 81 (17.12%) C++
4 59 (12.47%) C#
5 42 (8.88%) C
6 32 (6.77%) Python
7 25 (5.29%) SQL
8 23 (4.86%) Ruby
9 20 (4.23%) PHP
10 15 (3.17%) Perl
11 4 (0.85%) VB
11 4 (0.85%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.63%) XAML
12 3 (0.63%) PHP5
13 2 (0.42%) Groovy
13 2 (0.42%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.42%) RPG IV
13 2 (0.42%) ActionScript
13 2 (0.42%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (4.02%) Degree
2 3 (0.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (0.63%) ISEB
2 3 (0.63%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.42%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.21%) GPEN
4 1 (0.21%) OSCP
4 1 (0.21%) CISSP
4 1 (0.21%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.21%) GIAC
4 1 (0.21%) CEH
4 1 (0.21%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.11%) PCI DSS
2 9 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 9 (1.90%) QA
3 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.85%) Squid
2 3 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.63%) Cygwin
3 2 (0.42%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.21%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (0.63%) Puppet
1 3 (0.63%) Vagrant
1 3 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.21%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.21%) Nagios
2 1 (0.21%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 85 (17.97%) Apple
2 20 (4.23%) Google
3 16 (3.38%) Facebook
4 15 (3.17%) IBM
5 14 (2.96%) Microsoft
5 14 (2.96%) Twitter
5 14 (2.96%) Sencha
6 9 (1.90%) Xamarin
7 6 (1.27%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.85%) VMware
8 4 (0.85%) Orchard
8 4 (0.85%) Adobe
8 4 (0.85%) Sun
8 4 (0.85%) Veritas
8 4 (0.85%) Juniper
8 4 (0.85%) Cisco
9 3 (0.63%) Hitachi
9 3 (0.63%) Brocade
9 3 (0.63%) Zend
10 2 (0.42%) EPiServer
Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £650 - £700 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £500 Per Annum contract
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £750 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £425 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Chichester
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Norwich
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: £330 - £360 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
North West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + DOE
Posted: 21 days ago
Nottingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 24 days ago