The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Objective-C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Objective-C over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Apple Objective-C
England / East of England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 129 139
Rank change year-on-year +1 +10  
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 7 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.30% 0.040% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.75% 0.11% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Median daily rate £375 £225 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -50.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £405 £400
% change year-on-year -7.40% +1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £41.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £28.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +45.61% -32.94%  

Objective-C is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 936 872 1081
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 40.22% 34.89% 35.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 511 645
Median daily rate £408 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 64 60
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.10% -1.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £27.00 £20.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.78 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Objective-C
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Objective-C as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Objective-C in the East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Objective-C in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Objective-C in the East of England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Objective-C in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Objective-C in the East of England

Objective-C
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Objective-C in the East of England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Objective-C in the East of England

Objective-C
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 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
Essex -15 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 £350 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £400 - 3
Hertfordshire - 1 £400 - 2
Objective-C
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 across the East of England region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 21 (91.30%) Apple iOS
1 21 (91.30%) iOS Development
2 17 (73.91%) Mobile App
2 17 (73.91%) XML
3 16 (69.57%) iOS SDK
4 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
5 14 (60.87%) Apple Swift
6 13 (56.52%) C++
6 13 (56.52%) RESTful
7 12 (52.17%) TDD
7 12 (52.17%) HTML
7 12 (52.17%) Cocoa
7 12 (52.17%) Xcode
8 11 (47.83%) Pair Programming
8 11 (47.83%) JSON
9 10 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (43.48%) OOD
9 10 (43.48%) Core Data
10 9 (39.13%) Push Notifications
10 9 (39.13%) GitHub
10 9 (39.13%) Jenkins
10 9 (39.13%) JUnit
10 9 (39.13%) MVC
10 9 (39.13%) OOA/OOD
10 9 (39.13%) iPhone
10 9 (39.13%) Core Animation
10 9 (39.13%) iPhone SDK
10 9 (39.13%) Animation
11 8 (34.78%) Automotive
11 8 (34.78%) Java

Objective-C
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (39.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) VoIP
1 4 (17.39%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (52.17%) Xcode
2 9 (39.13%) Jenkins
2 9 (39.13%) JUnit
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 8 (34.78%) Automotive
2 6 (26.09%) Manufacturing
3 5 (21.74%) Finance
4 2 (8.70%) Publishing
5 1 (4.35%) Electronics
5 1 (4.35%) Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Retail
5 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 20 (86.96%) iOS Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Android Developer
4 5 (21.74%) iOS Android Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Objective-C Developer
5 4 (17.39%) C# Developer
5 4 (17.39%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Software Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Java Android Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Agile Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Applications Developer
7 2 (8.70%) C++ Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 1 (4.35%) C++/Java Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) XML
2 16 (69.57%) iOS SDK
3 13 (56.52%) RESTful
4 12 (52.17%) Cocoa
4 12 (52.17%) HTML
5 11 (47.83%) JSON
6 10 (43.48%) Core Data
7 9 (39.13%) Core Animation
7 9 (39.13%) iPhone SDK
8 4 (17.39%) Android SDK
8 4 (17.39%) Web Services
9 3 (13.04%) HTML5
10 2 (8.70%) REST
10 2 (8.70%) WebKit
11 1 (4.35%) Cocoa Touch
11 1 (4.35%) jQuery
11 1 (4.35%) SOAP
11 1 (4.35%) Spring
11 1 (4.35%) XML Schema
11 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (73.91%) Mobile App
2 9 (39.13%) Animation
2 9 (39.13%) iPhone
3 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
4 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
4 2 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (8.70%) Smartphone
5 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (4.35%) Social Media
5 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Apple iOS
2 6 (26.09%) Android
3 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (91.30%) iOS Development
2 12 (52.17%) TDD
3 11 (47.83%) Pair Programming
4 10 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (43.48%) OOD
5 9 (39.13%) MVC
5 9 (39.13%) OOA/OOD
5 9 (39.13%) Push Notifications
6 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (26.09%) Android Development
7 5 (21.74%) OO
8 4 (17.39%) IT Strategy
8 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (17.39%) Wireframes
9 3 (13.04%) Mobile Development
10 2 (8.70%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (8.70%) Scrum
11 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
11 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
2 14 (60.87%) Apple Swift
3 13 (56.52%) C++
4 8 (34.78%) Java
5 5 (21.74%) C#
6 1 (4.35%) C
6 1 (4.35%) Clojure
6 1 (4.35%) Dart
6 1 (4.35%) Elixir
6 1 (4.35%) Erlang
6 1 (4.35%) ES6
6 1 (4.35%) Haskell
6 1 (4.35%) Kotlin
6 1 (4.35%) Python
6 1 (4.35%) Rust
6 1 (4.35%) Scala
6 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Apple
1 2 (8.70%) Xamarin
2 1 (4.35%) SAP