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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Objective-C
Rank 421 409 346
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -63
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 202 194 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.38% 0.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.03% 1.01% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 125 178
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £455 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
19676 19149 17940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.26% 37.80% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13377 12746 11251
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 521 427 478
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.54 £18.65 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Objective-C within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 0 180 £400 +6.66% 159
London 0 106 £425 +6.25% 71
South East -9 30 £350 -6.66% 27
Scotland +2 21 £450 -18.18% 2
North West -14 17 £350 - 18
Edinburgh -4 14 £469 -
City of London +23 12 £450 +12.50% 14
Manchester -10 12 £350 - 14
West Sussex +14 11 £475 +22.58%
East of England +3 9 £388 +29.16% 4
Berkshire +7 8 £350 +7.69% 8
Crawley -2 7 £500 +33.33%
West Midlands -10 6 £325 - 10
Essex - 6 £394 - 1
Reading - 6 £350 - 4
South West +1 5 £450 +28.57% 6
Cheshire -7 5 £364 +3.92% 2
East Midlands -14 5 £275 -18.51% 8
Colchester - 5 £400 -
Glasgow +11 4 £350 -24.32% 2
Buckinghamshire +8 4 £350 -5.08% 2
Knutsford -1 4 £388 -0.64%
Birmingham - 4 £394 - 3
Slough +12 3 £350 +7.69%
Hampshire -11 3 £285 -24.00% 9
Nottinghamshire -16 3 £425 +39.34% 3
Nottingham -17 3 £425 +39.34% 3
Livingston - 3 - -
Wokingham - 3 £350 -
Bracknell - 3 £350 -

Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 421 (83.70%) Apple iOS
2 401 (79.72%) iOS Development
3 259 (51.49%) Agile Software Development
4 204 (40.56%) Apple Swift
5 140 (27.83%) TDD
6 129 (25.65%) Xcode
7 119 (23.66%) Cocoa
8 115 (22.86%) Mobile App
9 108 (21.47%) Android
9 108 (21.47%) Java
10 97 (19.28%) JavaScript
10 97 (19.28%) Mobile Development
11 96 (19.09%) HTML
12 93 (18.49%) User Experience
12 93 (18.49%) BDD
13 90 (17.89%) Scrum
14 85 (16.90%) JSON
15 82 (16.30%) iPhone
16 81 (16.10%) Git (software)
16 81 (16.10%) Web Services
17 78 (15.51%) OO
17 78 (15.51%) Software Engineering
18 77 (15.31%) C++
19 74 (14.71%) Apple
19 74 (14.71%) Android Development
20 69 (13.72%) REST
21 68 (13.52%) iOS SDK
22 66 (13.12%) Cocoa Touch
23 65 (12.92%) RESTful
24 64 (12.72%) XML

Objective-C
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (3.58%) Node.js
2 17 (3.38%) CMS
3 8 (1.59%) IIS
4 5 (0.99%) Umbraco
5 3 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (0.60%) WordPress
6 2 (0.40%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.40%) concrete5
6 2 (0.40%) Drupal
6 2 (0.40%) ExpressionEngine
6 2 (0.40%) Joomla!
6 2 (0.40%) SAS
6 2 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.20%) Apache
7 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.20%) Confluence
7 1 (0.20%) JBoss
7 1 (0.20%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (0.99%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.60%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.40%) 3ds Max
3 2 (0.40%) Acrobat
3 2 (0.40%) GIMP
3 2 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.40%) Magento
1 2 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.18%) GitHub
2 8 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.40%) MailChimp
4 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.20%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.18%) HTTP
2 6 (1.19%) Internet
3 5 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (0.80%) iBeacon
5 2 (0.40%) Firewall
5 2 (0.40%) RTSP
5 2 (0.40%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.40%) Wireless
6 1 (0.20%) 4G
6 1 (0.20%) Network Security
6 1 (0.20%) NFC
6 1 (0.20%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.98%) SQLite
2 19 (3.78%) SQL Server
3 10 (1.99%) MongoDB
3 10 (1.99%) MySQL
4 7 (1.39%) NoSQL
4 7 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.80%) Big Data
7 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.40%) CouchDB
8 2 (0.40%) Redis
9 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.20%) HBase
9 1 (0.20%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 129 (25.65%) Xcode
2 81 (16.10%) Git (software)
3 59 (11.73%) Subversion
4 17 (3.38%) JIRA
5 13 (2.58%) Jenkins
6 10 (1.99%) Visual Studio
7 9 (1.79%) Appium
7 9 (1.79%) CocoaPods
8 8 (1.59%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 7 (1.39%) Eclipse
10 6 (1.19%) Calabash
10 6 (1.19%) TeamCity
11 5 (0.99%) Mercurial
11 5 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (0.80%) Ant
12 4 (0.80%) Clang
12 4 (0.80%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.80%) Selenium
13 3 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.60%) JUnit
General
1 47 (9.34%) Finance
2 28 (5.57%) Games
3 23 (4.57%) Publishing
4 21 (4.17%) Banking
5 18 (3.58%) Retail
6 8 (1.59%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.39%) Electronics
8 5 (0.99%) Marketing
9 4 (0.80%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.60%) Advertising
10 3 (0.60%) Automotive
11 2 (0.40%) Legal
12 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.20%) International Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Law
12 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 467 (92.84%) Developer
2 379 (75.35%) iOS Developer
3 86 (17.10%) Objective-C Developer
4 73 (14.51%) Senior Developer
5 65 (12.92%) Senior iOS Developer
6 61 (12.13%) Applications Developer
7 48 (9.54%) Android Developer
8 35 (6.96%) Mobile Developer
9 26 (5.17%) Java Developer
10 24 (4.77%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 16 (3.18%) iPhone Developer
12 15 (2.98%) C++ Developer
13 14 (2.78%) Agile Developer
14 13 (2.58%) Lead Developer
14 13 (2.58%) Lead iOS Developer
14 13 (2.58%) Software Engineer
15 11 (2.19%) Programmer
16 10 (1.99%) C# Developer
16 10 (1.99%) JavaScript Developer
17 9 (1.79%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (23.66%) Cocoa
2 96 (19.09%) HTML
3 85 (16.90%) JSON
4 81 (16.10%) Web Services
5 69 (13.72%) REST
6 68 (13.52%) iOS SDK
7 66 (13.12%) Cocoa Touch
8 65 (12.92%) RESTful
9 64 (12.72%) XML
10 59 (11.73%) HTML5
11 52 (10.34%) CSS
12 44 (8.75%) .NET
13 41 (8.15%) jQuery
14 36 (7.16%) AngularJS
15 30 (5.96%) SOAP
16 27 (5.37%) Core Animation
17 26 (5.17%) CSS3
18 23 (4.57%) Android SDK
19 17 (3.38%) UIKit
20 16 (3.18%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 115 (22.86%) Mobile App
2 93 (18.49%) User Experience
3 82 (16.30%) iPhone
4 54 (10.74%) iPad
5 31 (6.16%) Animation
6 19 (3.78%) Computer Science
7 15 (2.98%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (2.78%) Streaming Video
9 13 (2.58%) Fintech
10 9 (1.79%) Data Structures
10 9 (1.79%) Social Media
11 8 (1.59%) Algorithms
11 8 (1.59%) Digital Media
11 8 (1.59%) Mobile Payment
12 6 (1.19%) N-Tier
13 5 (0.99%) Blackberry
13 5 (0.99%) Cryptography
13 5 (0.99%) Mathematics
13 5 (0.99%) Online Games
13 5 (0.99%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 421 (83.70%) Apple iOS
2 108 (21.47%) Android
3 44 (8.75%) Windows
4 26 (5.17%) Linux
5 18 (3.58%) Mac OS
6 16 (3.18%) AIX
7 15 (2.98%) Windows Vista
7 15 (2.98%) Windows XP
8 9 (1.79%) Mac OS X
9 7 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.19%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.60%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.60%) Windows Server
13 2 (0.40%) CentOS
14 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 401 (79.72%) iOS Development
2 259 (51.49%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (27.83%) TDD
4 97 (19.28%) Mobile Development
5 93 (18.49%) BDD
6 90 (17.89%) Scrum
7 78 (15.51%) OO
7 78 (15.51%) Software Engineering
8 74 (14.71%) Android Development
9 62 (12.33%) Unit Testing
10 58 (11.53%) Continuous Integration
11 53 (10.54%) E-Commerce
12 50 (9.94%) OOP
13 34 (6.76%) Multithreading
14 26 (5.17%) OOD
15 21 (4.17%) Mobile Application Development
15 21 (4.17%) MVC
16 20 (3.98%) SDLC
17 19 (3.78%) SOLID
18 16 (3.18%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 204 (40.56%) Apple Swift
2 108 (21.47%) Java
3 97 (19.28%) JavaScript
4 77 (15.31%) C++
5 52 (10.34%) C#
6 43 (8.55%) C
7 32 (6.36%) SQL
8 29 (5.77%) Python
9 23 (4.57%) PHP
10 22 (4.37%) Ruby
11 4 (0.80%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.80%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.60%) ActionScript
12 3 (0.60%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.60%) Groovy
12 3 (0.60%) R
13 2 (0.40%) Perl
13 2 (0.40%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.40%) Scala
13 2 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (6.96%) Degree
2 4 (0.80%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.60%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.58%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.40%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (0.80%) AirWatch
2 3 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.60%) yum
3 2 (0.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 74 (14.71%) Apple
2 22 (4.37%) Xamarin
3 8 (1.59%) Google
4 7 (1.39%) Oracle
4 7 (1.39%) Zend
5 6 (1.19%) Appcelerator
6 5 (0.99%) ION Trading
6 5 (0.99%) Microsoft
7 4 (0.80%) Adobe
7 4 (0.80%) Kony
8 3 (0.60%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.60%) OpenText
8 3 (0.60%) SAP
8 3 (0.60%) Twitter
9 2 (0.40%) Facebook
9 2 (0.40%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.40%) Symbian
10 1 (0.20%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.20%) PayPal
10 1 (0.20%) Sencha
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Savvy Recruitment
Rate: Great day rate on offer. Perm opportunities also.
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £350 to £550 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment
Rate: £350 - 500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Nottingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Rate: £260 - £280 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
United Kingdom
Oho Group
Rate: £175 - 300 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Warrington
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £475 - £575 per day
Posted: 26 days ago