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 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Objective-C
England / East of England
Rank 112 114 115
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1  
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 16 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.75% 0.49% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.92% 1.51% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 4
Median daily rate £275 £350 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.42% +9.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £279 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £400 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £37.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 - £42.50

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 832 793 908
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 39.06% 32.28% 34.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 462 490
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 59 59
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +7.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £19.00 £32.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.43 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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

Objective-C
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

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

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

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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 March 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 +1 9 £275 -31.25% 3
Hertfordshire +5 4 £275 -31.25% 2
Cambridgeshire +5 2 £225 -41.93% 9
Bedfordshire -2 1 £350 +10.23% 1
Objective-C
England

Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 34 (94.44%) Apple iOS
1 34 (94.44%) iOS Development
2 28 (77.78%) Apple Swift
3 20 (55.56%) Core Animation
4 17 (47.22%) RESTful
4 17 (47.22%) iOS SDK
5 16 (44.44%) Mobile App
5 16 (44.44%) XML
6 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
6 15 (41.67%) TDD
7 14 (38.89%) Pair Programming
7 14 (38.89%) HTML
8 13 (36.11%) C++
8 13 (36.11%) MVC
8 13 (36.11%) Cocoa
9 12 (33.33%) Xcode
9 12 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (27.78%) iPhone
10 10 (27.78%) iPhone SDK
10 10 (27.78%) GitHub
10 10 (27.78%) Jenkins
10 10 (27.78%) Core Data
10 10 (27.78%) Push Notifications
10 10 (27.78%) Animation
10 10 (27.78%) JSON
10 10 (27.78%) OOD
10 10 (27.78%) OOA/OOD
10 10 (27.78%) JUnit
11 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (25.00%) Automotive

Objective-C
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.78%) GitHub
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.56%) Office 365
2 2 (5.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) VoIP
1 4 (11.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (33.33%) Xcode
2 10 (27.78%) Jenkins
2 10 (27.78%) JUnit
3 4 (11.11%) Subversion
4 3 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 9 (25.00%) Automotive
2 5 (13.89%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.33%) Finance
4 2 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (5.56%) Publishing
4 2 (5.56%) Retail
5 1 (2.78%) Electronics
5 1 (2.78%) Marketing
5 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (100.00%) Developer
2 33 (91.67%) iOS Developer
3 10 (27.78%) Objective-C Developer
4 7 (19.44%) Applications Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Android Developer
6 5 (13.89%) iOS Android Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Software Developer
7 4 (11.11%) C# Developer
7 4 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (8.33%) Java Android Developer
8 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Agile Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Java Software Developer
10 1 (2.78%) C++ Developer
10 1 (2.78%) C++/Java Developer
10 1 (2.78%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 1 (2.78%) iOS Software Engineer
10 1 (2.78%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (55.56%) Core Animation
2 17 (47.22%) iOS SDK
2 17 (47.22%) RESTful
3 16 (44.44%) XML
4 14 (38.89%) HTML
5 13 (36.11%) Cocoa
6 10 (27.78%) Core Data
6 10 (27.78%) iPhone SDK
6 10 (27.78%) JSON
7 4 (11.11%) Android SDK
7 4 (11.11%) Web Services
8 3 (8.33%) HTML5
9 2 (5.56%) COM
9 2 (5.56%) CSS
9 2 (5.56%) WebKit
10 1 (2.78%) .NET
10 1 (2.78%) CSS3
10 1 (2.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (44.44%) Mobile App
2 10 (27.78%) Animation
2 10 (27.78%) iPhone
3 2 (5.56%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (5.56%) iPad
3 2 (5.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 34 (94.44%) Apple iOS
2 8 (22.22%) Android
3 4 (11.11%) Windows
4 3 (8.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (94.44%) iOS Development
2 15 (41.67%) TDD
3 14 (38.89%) Pair Programming
4 13 (36.11%) MVC
5 12 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (27.78%) OOA/OOD
6 10 (27.78%) OOD
6 10 (27.78%) Push Notifications
7 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (22.22%) Android Development
9 6 (16.67%) Scrum
10 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
11 4 (11.11%) IT Strategy
11 4 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (11.11%) Wireframes
12 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
13 2 (5.56%) CRM
13 2 (5.56%) Data Management
13 2 (5.56%) Document Management
13 2 (5.56%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 28 (77.78%) Apple Swift
2 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 13 (36.11%) C++
4 8 (22.22%) Java
5 4 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Apple
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (8.33%) SAP
2 2 (5.56%) Infor
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle
2 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (5.56%) Xamarin
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