Period
to 22 January 2018

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 6 months to 22 January 2018 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
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 473 452 443
Rank change year-on-year -21 -9 +1
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 400 427 465
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.44% 0.48% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.03% 1.18% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 306 371
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £322 £300
90th Percentile £556 £538 £550
UK median daily rate £440 £450 £420
% change year-on-year -2.22% +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 2
England median hourly rate £62.50 £40.00 £32.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.25% +22.70% +67.18%
10th Percentile £26.80 £27.73 £30.87
90th Percentile £63.75 £113.50 £33.93
UK median hourly rate £62.50 £40.00 £32.60
% change year-on-year +56.25% +22.70% +67.18%

Objective-C is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 38,940 36,169 38,463
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.45% 40.85% 38.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,690 25,055 26,391
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £313 £294 £275
90th Percentile £638 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 702 775 992
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £16.76 £15.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.48 £50.00 £51.25
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

Objective-C
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Objective-C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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

Objective-C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Objective-C in England over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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 6 months to 22 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -57 239 £475 +5.56% 70
North of England +41 57 £355 -16.47% 39
Midlands +23 49 £375 - 28
West Midlands +28 31 £400 +6.67% 12
Yorkshire +23 28 £400 +10.34% 9
South East -22 27 £325 -24.42% 15
North West -11 24 £350 -17.65% 29
East Midlands +3 18 £300 -18.37% 16
South West +1 15 £375 -25.00% 10
East of England -33 13 £275 -31.25% 18
North East +57 5 £310 - 1
Objective-C
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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.

1 353 (88.25%) Apple iOS
2 306 (76.50%) iOS Development
3 286 (71.50%) Apple Swift
4 202 (50.50%) Agile Software Development
5 135 (33.75%) Mobile App
6 131 (32.75%) TDD
7 120 (30.00%) Android
8 116 (29.00%) RESTful
9 115 (28.75%) Xcode
10 107 (26.75%) Java
10 107 (26.75%) Apple
10 107 (26.75%) Mobile Development
11 92 (23.00%) User Experience
12 90 (22.50%) iOS SDK
12 90 (22.50%) Cocoa
13 89 (22.25%) Scrum
14 79 (19.75%) BDD
15 74 (18.50%) Git (software)
16 65 (16.25%) JavaScript
17 64 (16.00%) OO
17 64 (16.00%) MVC
18 62 (15.50%) Web Services
19 61 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
20 59 (14.75%) Unit Testing
20 59 (14.75%) iPhone
20 59 (14.75%) Finance
20 59 (14.75%) REST
21 57 (14.25%) Android Development
22 56 (14.00%) Test Automation
23 50 (12.50%) iPad

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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 31 (7.75%) CMS
2 19 (4.75%) Confluence
3 12 (3.00%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.75%) JBoss
5 2 (0.50%) CoreMedia CMS
5 2 (0.50%) Liferay
6 1 (0.25%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.25%) Drupal
6 1 (0.25%) Mule
6 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 30 (7.50%) GitHub
2 15 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.25%) Google Play
4 7 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.25%) PaaS
6 4 (1.00%) npm
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.25%) G Suite
7 1 (0.25%) Route 53
7 1 (0.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.50%) Bluetooth
2 8 (2.00%) LTE
2 8 (2.00%) VoLTE
3 7 (1.75%) GSM
3 7 (1.75%) HSPA
3 7 (1.75%) VoWiFi
3 7 (1.75%) WCDMA
4 6 (1.50%) HTTP
5 5 (1.25%) 3G
6 4 (1.00%) HTTPS
6 4 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.75%) Internet
7 3 (0.75%) SSL
8 2 (0.50%) 3GPP
8 2 (0.50%) Firewall
8 2 (0.50%) SMS
9 1 (0.25%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.25%) MongoDB
2 19 (4.75%) MySQL
3 17 (4.25%) NoSQL
3 17 (4.25%) SQL Server
4 16 (4.00%) Redis
5 14 (3.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 13 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (3.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 11 (2.75%) JanusGraph
8 11 (2.75%) Neo4j
9 4 (1.00%) Big Data
9 4 (1.00%) Cosmos DB
9 4 (1.00%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.75%) SQLite
11 1 (0.25%) FileMaker
11 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 115 (28.75%) Xcode
2 74 (18.50%) Git (software)
3 49 (12.25%) JIRA
4 42 (10.50%) Jenkins
5 20 (5.00%) Subversion
6 19 (4.75%) Appium
7 16 (4.00%) Cucumber
8 13 (3.25%) Android Studio
9 12 (3.00%) Bitbucket
10 11 (2.75%) Calabash
10 11 (2.75%) Crashlytics
11 10 (2.50%) gulp
11 10 (2.50%) Selenium
12 9 (2.25%) CocoaPods
12 9 (2.25%) Grunt
12 9 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (2.00%) Maven
13 8 (2.00%) TestRail
14 6 (1.50%) Gradle
14 6 (1.50%) SonarQube
General
1 59 (14.75%) Finance
2 43 (10.75%) Publishing
3 36 (9.00%) Banking
4 18 (4.50%) Retail
5 14 (3.50%) Advertising
5 14 (3.50%) Games
6 7 (1.75%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.50%) Marketing
8 5 (1.25%) Back Office
8 5 (1.25%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.00%) Automotive
10 3 (0.75%) Legal
11 1 (0.25%) Electronics
11 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 353 (88.25%) Developer
2 273 (68.25%) iOS Developer
3 42 (10.50%) Mobile Developer
4 39 (9.75%) Senior Developer
5 31 (7.75%) Objective-C Developer
5 31 (7.75%) Senior iOS Developer
6 29 (7.25%) Android Developer
7 24 (6.00%) Applications Developer
8 18 (4.50%) iOS Android Developer
9 14 (3.50%) Full Stack Developer
10 13 (3.25%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 11 (2.75%) .NET Developer
11 11 (2.75%) Architect
11 11 (2.75%) Java Developer
11 11 (2.75%) Software Developer
12 8 (2.00%) Software Engineer
12 8 (2.00%) Xamarin Developer
13 7 (1.75%) C# Developer
13 7 (1.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 7 (1.75%) Mobile Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (29.00%) RESTful
2 90 (22.50%) Cocoa
2 90 (22.50%) iOS SDK
3 62 (15.50%) Web Services
4 59 (14.75%) REST
5 48 (12.00%) Core Data
6 47 (11.75%) JSON
7 44 (11.00%) HTML
8 39 (9.75%) Cocoa Touch
9 35 (8.75%) XML
10 33 (8.25%) React
11 32 (8.00%) Android SDK
12 29 (7.25%) .NET
12 29 (7.25%) CSS
12 29 (7.25%) React Native
13 26 (6.50%) Core Animation
13 26 (6.50%) Node.js
14 24 (6.00%) HTML5
14 24 (6.00%) SOAP
15 22 (5.50%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 135 (33.75%) Mobile App
2 92 (23.00%) User Experience
3 59 (14.75%) iPhone
4 50 (12.50%) iPad
5 29 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (7.25%) Greenfield Project
6 25 (6.25%) Computer Science
7 22 (5.50%) Fintech
8 14 (3.50%) Animation
9 9 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.25%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.25%) Social Media
10 5 (1.25%) Video on Demand
11 4 (1.00%) Video\Live Streaming
12 3 (0.75%) Augmented Reality
12 3 (0.75%) Mobile Banking
12 3 (0.75%) State Machine
12 3 (0.75%) SWIFT
13 1 (0.25%) Over-the-Top Content
13 1 (0.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 353 (88.25%) Apple iOS
2 120 (30.00%) Android
3 24 (6.00%) Windows
4 10 (2.50%) Mac OS X
5 9 (2.25%) Linux
5 9 (2.25%) Windows 7
5 9 (2.25%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.75%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.25%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (76.50%) iOS Development
2 202 (50.50%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (32.75%) TDD
4 107 (26.75%) Mobile Development
5 89 (22.25%) Scrum
6 79 (19.75%) BDD
7 64 (16.00%) MVC
7 64 (16.00%) OO
8 61 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
9 59 (14.75%) Unit Testing
10 57 (14.25%) Android Development
11 56 (14.00%) Test Automation
12 43 (10.75%) OOP
13 41 (10.25%) OOD
14 36 (9.00%) Software Engineering
15 32 (8.00%) E-Commerce
16 27 (6.75%) Push Notifications
17 25 (6.25%) Content Management
18 24 (6.00%) Mobile Application Development
19 21 (5.25%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 286 (71.50%) Apple Swift
2 107 (26.75%) Java
3 65 (16.25%) JavaScript
4 36 (9.00%) C#
5 35 (8.75%) SQL
6 19 (4.75%) ES6
7 18 (4.50%) C++
8 12 (3.00%) GraphQL
9 10 (2.50%) Ruby
10 8 (2.00%) C
11 6 (1.50%) PHP
12 5 (1.25%) ActionScript
12 5 (1.25%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.00%) Kotlin
13 4 (1.00%) Python
13 4 (1.00%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.75%) Erlang
15 2 (0.50%) Go
15 2 (0.50%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.25%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 30 (7.50%) Degree
2 18 (4.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (3.25%) Master's Degree
4 7 (1.75%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.25%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (1.25%) Docker
2 1 (0.25%) Firmware
2 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (0.50%) HockeyApp
2 1 (0.25%) Kibana
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 107 (26.75%) Apple
2 18 (4.50%) Google
2 18 (4.50%) Xamarin
3 16 (4.00%) Atlassian
4 5 (1.25%) Oracle
5 3 (0.75%) SAP
6 2 (0.50%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.25%) Adobe
7 1 (0.25%) Appcelerator
7 1 (0.25%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (0.25%) Tealium
7 1 (0.25%) Zend