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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Objective-C
Rank 367 322 315
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -7
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 278 317 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.58% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.29% 1.57% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 196 217
Average daily rate
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£416 £400 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.06% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £306 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.88% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
Average hourly rate £31.00 £39.28 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.06% +73.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £26.53 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+16.87% +17.05%

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
21523 20252 19490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.85% 37.06% 38.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14462 12959 12063
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 £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 414 555
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £15.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £59.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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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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 -41 273 £413 +3.12% 161
London -54 148 £434 +8.43% 82
South West +33 43 £413 +32.00% 12
Bristol - 35 £413 - 11
South East -19 32 £375 -6.25% 19
City of London -33 31 £425 +3.03% 18
North West -15 21 £375 +7.14% 13
West Midlands +2 12 £375 -16.66% 7
Cheshire -1 9 £370 - 4
Manchester -6 9 £388 +10.71% 8
Buckinghamshire 0 8 £375 -31.81%
Hampshire -11 8 £375 -6.25% 4
Birmingham +1 7 £375 -0.06% 1
Southampton -4 7 £375 -1.63%
Yorkshire -27 7 £300 -11.11% 10
Chester - 7 £370 - 2
East Midlands +5 6 £300 - 3
Berkshire +5 5 £391 -2.18% 3
Leeds -21 5 £300 -20.00% 7
Oxfordshire -23 5 £400 +14.28% 6
West Yorkshire -30 5 £300 -11.11% 9
East of England 0 4 £450 +13.92% 12
Kent -2 3 - - 1
Surrey -6 3 £370 -17.77% 2
Oxford -17 3 £400 +23.07% 1
Tunbridge Wells - 3 - - 1
Wimbledon - 3 £350 -
Nottingham - 3 £425 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £425 -
Warwickshire +2 2 - -

Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 519 (86.79%) Apple iOS
2 467 (78.09%) iOS Development
3 315 (52.68%) Agile Software Development
4 189 (31.61%) Android
5 188 (31.44%) Mobile App
6 171 (28.60%) Cocoa
7 163 (27.26%) Xcode
8 160 (26.76%) iPhone
9 156 (26.09%) TDD
9 156 (26.09%) Mobile Development
10 152 (25.42%) HTML
11 142 (23.75%) JSON
12 140 (23.41%) JavaScript
13 132 (22.07%) Git (software)
13 132 (22.07%) Android Development
14 128 (21.40%) Java
15 123 (20.57%) Apple Swift
16 119 (19.90%) Scrum
17 118 (19.73%) iOS SDK
18 115 (19.23%) REST
18 115 (19.23%) Cocoa Touch
18 115 (19.23%) OO
19 112 (18.73%) Web Services
20 103 (17.22%) HTML5
21 100 (16.72%) iPad
21 100 (16.72%) User Experience
22 94 (15.72%) CSS
23 91 (15.22%) RESTful
24 86 (14.38%) Apple
25 85 (14.21%) Software Engineering

Objective-C
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 46 (7.69%) Node.js
2 15 (2.51%) Confluence
3 12 (2.01%) CMS
4 6 (1.00%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (0.67%) Apache
7 3 (0.50%) IIS
8 2 (0.33%) Facebook Platform
8 2 (0.33%) nginx
8 2 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (2.17%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.84%) MS Excel
4 3 (0.50%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.33%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.17%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (0.84%) GitHub
2 3 (0.50%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (0.33%) SaaS
3 2 (0.33%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.17%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.18%) HTTP
2 10 (1.67%) Internet
3 8 (1.34%) iBeacon
4 6 (1.00%) Bluetooth
5 4 (0.67%) Wireless
6 2 (0.33%) UPnP
6 2 (0.33%) NFC
6 2 (0.33%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.17%) Skype
7 1 (0.17%) SMS
7 1 (0.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (3.68%) MySQL
1 22 (3.68%) SQLite
2 12 (2.01%) SQL Server
3 9 (1.51%) MongoDB
4 5 (0.84%) NoSQL
5 4 (0.67%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.67%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.50%) CouchDB
6 3 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (0.33%) Redis
7 2 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.33%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.33%) DataStage
7 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 163 (27.26%) Xcode
2 132 (22.07%) Git (software)
3 59 (9.87%) Subversion
4 29 (4.85%) Jenkins
5 21 (3.51%) CocoaPods
6 17 (2.84%) JIRA
7 15 (2.51%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 11 (1.84%) Android Studio
9 7 (1.17%) Calabash
9 7 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (1.00%) Maven
10 6 (1.00%) Gerrit
10 6 (1.00%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.67%) Visual Studio
11 4 (0.67%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.67%) Hudson
12 3 (0.50%) Axure RP
12 3 (0.50%) CruiseControl
12 3 (0.50%) Gradle
12 3 (0.50%) Artifactory
General
1 71 (11.87%) Finance
2 37 (6.19%) Banking
3 20 (3.34%) Publishing
4 19 (3.18%) Retail
5 16 (2.68%) Marketing
6 13 (2.17%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.84%) Electronics
7 11 (1.84%) Games
8 9 (1.51%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.84%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.67%) Automotive
11 3 (0.50%) Law
11 3 (0.50%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.33%) Legal
12 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.17%) German Language
13 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 537 (89.80%) Developer
2 399 (66.72%) iOS Developer
3 90 (15.05%) Mobile Developer
4 73 (12.21%) Senior Developer
5 57 (9.53%) Senior iOS Developer
6 35 (5.85%) Android Developer
7 28 (4.68%) Software Engineer
8 21 (3.51%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 17 (2.84%) iPhone Developer
9 17 (2.84%) Lead Developer
10 14 (2.34%) Applications Developer
11 13 (2.17%) Programmer
11 13 (2.17%) Android Software Engineer
12 12 (2.01%) Mac Developer
13 10 (1.67%) iPhone Applications Developer
14 9 (1.51%) Junior
14 9 (1.51%) Junior Developer
15 8 (1.34%) Front-End Developer
15 8 (1.34%) AWS Developer
16 6 (1.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (28.60%) Cocoa
2 152 (25.42%) HTML
3 142 (23.75%) JSON
4 118 (19.73%) iOS SDK
5 115 (19.23%) REST
5 115 (19.23%) Cocoa Touch
6 112 (18.73%) Web Services
7 103 (17.22%) HTML5
8 94 (15.72%) CSS
9 91 (15.22%) RESTful
10 76 (12.71%) XML
11 69 (11.54%) Android SDK
12 48 (8.03%) jQuery
13 44 (7.36%) Core Animation
13 44 (7.36%) SOAP
14 41 (6.86%) .NET
15 30 (5.02%) AngularJS
15 30 (5.02%) CSS3
16 26 (4.35%) UIKit
17 12 (2.01%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 188 (31.44%) Mobile App
2 160 (26.76%) iPhone
3 100 (16.72%) iPad
3 100 (16.72%) User Experience
4 44 (7.36%) Animation
5 33 (5.52%) Computer Science
6 18 (3.01%) Social Media
7 11 (1.84%) Smartphone
8 10 (1.67%) Client/Server
8 10 (1.67%) Streaming Video
8 10 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (1.67%) Data Structures
9 9 (1.51%) Blackberry
9 9 (1.51%) Mobile Payment
10 7 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.17%) Video on Demand
11 6 (1.00%) DTV
12 5 (0.84%) Mobile Banking
12 5 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
13 4 (0.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 519 (86.79%) Apple iOS
2 189 (31.61%) Android
3 47 (7.86%) Windows
4 39 (6.52%) Linux
5 25 (4.18%) UNIX
6 15 (2.51%) Mac OS X
7 12 (2.01%) Windows Phone
8 11 (1.84%) Windows Mobile
9 8 (1.34%) Mac OS
10 6 (1.00%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.00%) AIX
11 5 (0.84%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.84%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.50%) Windows Phone 7
13 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 467 (78.09%) iOS Development
2 315 (52.68%) Agile Software Development
3 156 (26.09%) TDD
3 156 (26.09%) Mobile Development
4 132 (22.07%) Android Development
5 119 (19.90%) Scrum
6 115 (19.23%) OO
7 85 (14.21%) Software Engineering
8 77 (12.88%) Continuous Integration
9 65 (10.87%) E-Commerce
10 63 (10.54%) BDD
11 60 (10.03%) Unit Testing
12 59 (9.87%) OOP
13 46 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
14 37 (6.19%) API Integration
15 36 (6.02%) OOD
16 29 (4.85%) Multithreading
17 24 (4.01%) Memory Management
18 21 (3.51%) Automated Testing
19 20 (3.34%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 140 (23.41%) JavaScript
2 128 (21.40%) Java
3 123 (20.57%) Apple Swift
4 76 (12.71%) C#
5 67 (11.20%) C++
6 37 (6.19%) C
7 22 (3.68%) SQL
7 22 (3.68%) Ruby
8 17 (2.84%) Python
9 15 (2.51%) PHP
10 11 (1.84%) ActionScript
11 4 (0.67%) Apex Code
11 4 (0.67%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.50%) Perl
13 2 (0.33%) XPath
13 2 (0.33%) Groovy
13 2 (0.33%) Scala
13 2 (0.33%) ActionScript 2.0
14 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (7.19%) Degree
2 2 (0.33%) CISSP
2 2 (0.33%) CISA
2 2 (0.33%) CISM
3 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.35%) QA
2 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (0.33%) Puppet
1 2 (0.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 86 (14.38%) Apple
2 22 (3.68%) Google
3 17 (2.84%) Xamarin
4 16 (2.68%) Adobe
5 8 (1.34%) Microsoft
6 7 (1.17%) SAP
6 7 (1.17%) Appcelerator
7 6 (1.00%) IBM
7 6 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.84%) Facebook
9 4 (0.67%) Sencha
9 4 (0.67%) Zend
9 4 (0.67%) Oracle
10 3 (0.50%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.50%) Perforce
10 3 (0.50%) Twitter
11 2 (0.33%) Informatica
11 2 (0.33%) Kony
11 2 (0.33%) Ab Initio
12 1 (0.17%) Teradata
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