The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 24 April 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
UK / England
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 390 431 352
Rank change year-on-year +41 -79  
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 193 217 297
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.45% 0.42% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.09% 1.10% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 162 167
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 7
Median hourly rate £41.50 - £42.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 - £33.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.20 - £47.76
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 - £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 England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 17660 19793 19406
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.35% 38.45% 37.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12189 13760 12744
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 421 414
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.38% +10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.97 £13.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

Objective-C
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Objective-C in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Objective-C in England over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Objective-C in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Objective-C in England

Objective-C
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Objective-C in England over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Objective-C in England

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Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
London +18 109 £450 -5.26% 49
Yorkshire +50 27 £420 +5.00% 6
South East +16 21 £350 - 9
East of England +11 16 £275 -21.42% 14
North West +23 11 £450 +20.00% 12
East Midlands -13 4 £325 +8.33% 3
West Midlands +21 2 £369 +13.46% 12
North East +10 2 £400 +28.00% 3
South West -12 2 £306 -31.94% 6
Objective-C
UK

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 England region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 316 (82.29%) Apple iOS
2 276 (71.88%) Apple Swift
3 274 (71.35%) iOS Development
4 170 (44.27%) Agile Software Development
5 120 (31.25%) Android
6 116 (30.21%) TDD
7 111 (28.91%) Mobile App
8 100 (26.04%) Java
9 98 (25.52%) Mobile Development
10 93 (24.22%) RESTful
11 89 (23.18%) Xcode
12 85 (22.14%) Cocoa
13 78 (20.31%) Scrum
14 77 (20.05%) Git (software)
15 74 (19.27%) Apple
16 69 (17.97%) JavaScript
16 69 (17.97%) User Experience
17 66 (17.19%) Web Services
17 66 (17.19%) iPhone
18 64 (16.67%) Core Data
19 62 (16.15%) Android Development
19 62 (16.15%) HTML
20 61 (15.89%) JSON
21 57 (14.84%) C++
22 54 (14.06%) C#
23 53 (13.80%) REST
24 51 (13.28%) iOS SDK
25 49 (12.76%) Continuous Integration
26 47 (12.24%) XML
26 47 (12.24%) OO

Objective-C
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 21 (5.47%) Confluence
2 3 (0.78%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.78%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.52%) Apache Pig
3 2 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.52%) Documentum
3 2 (0.52%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.52%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.26%) Apache
4 1 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.26%) CMS
4 1 (0.26%) JBoss
4 1 (0.26%) nginx
4 1 (0.26%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.95%) GitHub
2 17 (4.43%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.08%) TestFlight
4 7 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.78%) Google Play
6 2 (0.52%) Firebase
6 2 (0.52%) Heroku
6 2 (0.52%) iTunes
6 2 (0.52%) Office 365
6 2 (0.52%) Yammer
7 1 (0.26%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.26%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.26%) IaaS
7 1 (0.26%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.26%) PaaS
7 1 (0.26%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.39%) Network Security
2 12 (3.13%) LTE
3 11 (2.86%) GSM
3 11 (2.86%) HSPA
3 11 (2.86%) WCDMA
4 8 (2.08%) HTTP
5 6 (1.56%) Bluetooth
6 4 (1.04%) VoIP
6 4 (1.04%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.52%) NFC
9 1 (0.26%) 3GPP
9 1 (0.26%) Firewall
9 1 (0.26%) Internet
9 1 (0.26%) RFID
9 1 (0.26%) SAN
9 1 (0.26%) Skype
9 1 (0.26%) SSL
9 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.65%) SQLite
2 9 (2.34%) MongoDB
3 8 (2.08%) MySQL
4 5 (1.30%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.04%) CouchDB
5 4 (1.04%) Mixpanel
5 4 (1.04%) SQL Server
6 3 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (0.78%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.52%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.52%) Big Data
7 2 (0.52%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 89 (23.18%) Xcode
2 77 (20.05%) Git (software)
3 46 (11.98%) Jenkins
4 44 (11.46%) JIRA
5 31 (8.07%) Subversion
6 22 (5.73%) Android Studio
7 21 (5.47%) JUnit
8 20 (5.21%) Cucumber
9 18 (4.69%) CocoaPods
9 18 (4.69%) git-flow
10 10 (2.60%) Selenium
11 9 (2.34%) Eclipse
12 8 (2.08%) Calabash
12 8 (2.08%) Travis CI
13 5 (1.30%) Bitbucket
13 5 (1.30%) Gradle
14 4 (1.04%) Appium
14 4 (1.04%) Capybara
14 4 (1.04%) CircleCI
14 4 (1.04%) WebDriver
General
1 36 (9.38%) Finance
2 33 (8.59%) Games
3 25 (6.51%) Retail
4 20 (5.21%) Banking
5 15 (3.91%) Publishing
6 11 (2.86%) Back Office
7 9 (2.34%) Automotive
8 8 (2.08%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.56%) Advertising
9 6 (1.56%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.78%) Electronics
11 2 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.52%) Marketing
11 2 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.52%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 326 (84.90%) Developer
2 260 (67.71%) iOS Developer
3 48 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 40 (10.42%) Mobile Developer
5 38 (9.90%) Senior iOS Developer
6 36 (9.38%) Objective-C Developer
7 35 (9.11%) Android Developer
8 32 (8.33%) Applications Developer
9 30 (7.81%) iOS Android Developer
10 24 (6.25%) Architect
11 15 (3.91%) C# Developer
11 15 (3.91%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 14 (3.65%) Agile Developer
13 13 (3.39%) Lead Developer
14 12 (3.13%) Java Developer
15 11 (2.86%) Software Developer
16 10 (2.60%) .NET Developer
17 9 (2.34%) C++ Developer
17 9 (2.34%) Xamarin Developer
18 8 (2.08%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (24.22%) RESTful
2 85 (22.14%) Cocoa
3 66 (17.19%) Web Services
4 64 (16.67%) Core Data
5 62 (16.15%) HTML
6 61 (15.89%) JSON
7 53 (13.80%) REST
8 51 (13.28%) iOS SDK
9 47 (12.24%) XML
10 42 (10.94%) Cocoa Touch
10 42 (10.94%) HTML5
11 38 (9.90%) .NET
12 33 (8.59%) CSS
13 29 (7.55%) Core Animation
13 29 (7.55%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 25 (6.51%) CSS3
15 22 (5.73%) SOAP
16 20 (5.21%) Android SDK
17 18 (4.69%) AngularJS
17 18 (4.69%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 111 (28.91%) Mobile App
2 69 (17.97%) User Experience
3 66 (17.19%) iPhone
4 41 (10.68%) iPad
5 17 (4.43%) Animation
6 16 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
7 13 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (2.08%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.56%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.04%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.04%) Augmented Reality
10 4 (1.04%) Fintech
10 4 (1.04%) Motion Graphics
11 3 (0.78%) Apple TV
11 3 (0.78%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (0.78%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (0.78%) Social Media
11 3 (0.78%) Streaming Video
11 3 (0.78%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 316 (82.29%) Apple iOS
2 120 (31.25%) Android
3 11 (2.86%) Mac OS X
3 11 (2.86%) Windows
4 5 (1.30%) Mac OS
5 4 (1.04%) Linux
6 3 (0.78%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.78%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (71.35%) iOS Development
2 170 (44.27%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (30.21%) TDD
4 98 (25.52%) Mobile Development
5 78 (20.31%) Scrum
6 62 (16.15%) Android Development
7 49 (12.76%) Continuous Integration
8 47 (12.24%) OO
9 45 (11.72%) Unit Testing
10 40 (10.42%) Pair Programming
11 38 (9.90%) MVC
12 34 (8.85%) Software Engineering
13 33 (8.59%) BDD
14 32 (8.33%) E-Commerce
15 28 (7.29%) OOP
16 23 (5.99%) OOD
17 22 (5.73%) Automated Testing
18 21 (5.47%) Mobile Application Development
19 19 (4.95%) Push Notifications
20 18 (4.69%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 276 (71.88%) Apple Swift
2 100 (26.04%) Java
3 69 (17.97%) JavaScript
4 57 (14.84%) C++
5 54 (14.06%) C#
6 17 (4.43%) C
6 17 (4.43%) SQL
7 14 (3.65%) ActionScript
8 12 (3.13%) Ruby
9 8 (2.08%) Python
10 5 (1.30%) PHP
11 3 (0.78%) Embedded C
11 3 (0.78%) ES6
12 2 (0.52%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.52%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.26%) ECMAScript
13 1 (0.26%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.26%) Scala
13 1 (0.26%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (4.95%) Degree
2 4 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (1.04%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.52%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.26%) CEH
4 1 (0.26%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.73%) QA
2 1 (0.26%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (0.26%) SDET
Systems Management
1 4 (1.04%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 74 (19.27%) Apple
2 26 (6.77%) Xamarin
3 19 (4.95%) Google
4 8 (2.08%) Microsoft
4 8 (2.08%) SAP
5 6 (1.56%) Telerik
6 4 (1.04%) Coremetrics
7 3 (0.78%) Oracle
8 2 (0.52%) Appcelerator
8 2 (0.52%) Infor
8 2 (0.52%) Perforce
8 2 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.26%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.26%) Facebook
9 1 (0.26%) Kony
9 1 (0.26%) Optimizely
9 1 (0.26%) Sencha
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