Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 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
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 452 457 399
Rank change year-on-year +5 -58 +15
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 372 475 580
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.42% 0.47% 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.02% 1.20% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 382 391
England median daily rate £425 £428 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.58% +3.64% +3.13%
10th Percentile £293 £313 £313
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 8
England median hourly rate £41.50 £28.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.61% -32.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £34.63 £26.75 £30.23
90th Percentile £61.83 £30.25 £47.82
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £28.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +45.61% -32.94% +6.25%

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 36510 39586 39314
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.65% 39.00% 37.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 25163 27473 26373
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £303 £281 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 745 845 815
England median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £16.52 £14.13 £16.10
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.90 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.33% +7.14% +2.94%

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

Objective-C
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 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Objective-C in England

Objective-C
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 25 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Objective-C in England

Objective-C
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 25 July 2017. 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 -7 242 £450 -5.26% 63
North of England +63 53 £420 +3.70% 15
South East +6 36 £359 +2.50% 9
Yorkshire +36 32 £420 -1.18% 4
East of England -13 20 £288 -11.54% 13
North West +19 16 £450 +9.76% 10
Midlands +22 15 £381 +17.31% 10
East Midlands -5 9 £381 +22.98% 2
North East +54 6 £400 +23.08% 1
West Midlands +28 6 £375 - 8
South West -24 6 £369 -18.06% 9
Objective-C
UK

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 329 (88.44%) Apple iOS
2 293 (78.76%) iOS Development
3 286 (76.88%) Apple Swift
4 198 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
5 142 (38.17%) TDD
6 136 (36.56%) RESTful
7 107 (28.76%) Android
8 106 (28.49%) Mobile App
9 102 (27.42%) User Experience
10 100 (26.88%) Scrum
11 96 (25.81%) Git (software)
12 95 (25.54%) Xcode
13 94 (25.27%) Cocoa
14 92 (24.73%) Java
15 87 (23.39%) OO
16 86 (23.12%) Mobile Development
17 80 (21.51%) iPhone
18 71 (19.09%) iPad
19 70 (18.82%) Apple
20 68 (18.28%) Web Services
21 65 (17.47%) JSON
21 65 (17.47%) Android Development
22 62 (16.67%) HTML
23 59 (15.86%) iOS SDK
24 57 (15.32%) REST
24 57 (15.32%) Test Automation
25 55 (14.78%) JavaScript
25 55 (14.78%) XML
26 52 (13.98%) Software Engineering
27 50 (13.44%) JIRA

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 19 (5.11%) Confluence
2 15 (4.03%) CMS
3 4 (1.08%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.54%) Documentum
4 2 (0.54%) JBoss
5 1 (0.27%) Apache
5 1 (0.27%) nginx
5 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.26%) GitHub
2 16 (4.30%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.08%) TestFlight
6 2 (0.54%) Firebase
6 2 (0.54%) iTunes
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.27%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.38%) Network Security
2 13 (3.49%) HTTP
3 7 (1.88%) SSL
4 4 (1.08%) Bluetooth
4 4 (1.08%) VoIP
4 4 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (1.08%) Wireshark
5 3 (0.81%) GSM
5 3 (0.81%) HSPA
5 3 (0.81%) LTE
5 3 (0.81%) WCDMA
6 2 (0.54%) 4G
6 2 (0.54%) Internet
6 2 (0.54%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.27%) Firewall
7 1 (0.27%) NFC
7 1 (0.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.84%) MongoDB
2 12 (3.23%) CouchDB
3 8 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (1.61%) NoSQL
4 6 (1.61%) SQLite
5 5 (1.34%) MySQL
6 3 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (0.54%) Big Data
7 2 (0.54%) Mixpanel
7 2 (0.54%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.54%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.27%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 96 (25.81%) Git (software)
2 95 (25.54%) Xcode
3 50 (13.44%) JIRA
4 32 (8.60%) git-flow
4 32 (8.60%) Subversion
5 27 (7.26%) Jenkins
6 13 (3.49%) Bitbucket
6 13 (3.49%) Cucumber
6 13 (3.49%) JUnit
7 12 (3.23%) CocoaPods
8 8 (2.15%) Selenium
9 5 (1.34%) Android Studio
10 4 (1.08%) Appium
10 4 (1.08%) Calabash
10 4 (1.08%) CircleCI
10 4 (1.08%) Gerrit
10 4 (1.08%) Travis CI
11 3 (0.81%) Maven
11 3 (0.81%) Trac
11 3 (0.81%) WebDriver
General
1 40 (10.75%) Finance
2 29 (7.80%) Banking
3 28 (7.53%) Retail
4 21 (5.65%) Publishing
5 16 (4.30%) Games
6 10 (2.69%) Back Office
7 7 (1.88%) Automotive
8 5 (1.34%) Advertising
8 5 (1.34%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.34%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.81%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Electronics
10 1 (0.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 331 (88.98%) Developer
2 274 (73.66%) iOS Developer
3 46 (12.37%) Senior Developer
4 40 (10.75%) Android Developer
4 40 (10.75%) Senior iOS Developer
5 35 (9.41%) iOS Android Developer
6 34 (9.14%) Objective-C Developer
7 33 (8.87%) Mobile Developer
8 26 (6.99%) Applications Developer
9 18 (4.84%) Architect
10 16 (4.30%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 11 (2.96%) Agile Developer
11 11 (2.96%) C# Developer
12 10 (2.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 9 (2.42%) Java Developer
14 8 (2.15%) C++ Developer
14 8 (2.15%) Games Developer
14 8 (2.15%) JavaScript Developer
14 8 (2.15%) Technical Architect
15 7 (1.88%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (36.56%) RESTful
2 94 (25.27%) Cocoa
3 68 (18.28%) Web Services
4 65 (17.47%) JSON
5 62 (16.67%) HTML
6 59 (15.86%) iOS SDK
7 57 (15.32%) REST
8 55 (14.78%) XML
9 44 (11.83%) HTML5
10 42 (11.29%) Cocoa Touch
10 42 (11.29%) Core Data
11 35 (9.41%) CSS
12 26 (6.99%) SOAP
13 25 (6.72%) AngularJS
13 25 (6.72%) React
14 22 (5.91%) .NET
15 21 (5.65%) CSS3
16 20 (5.38%) Node.js
16 20 (5.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
17 19 (5.11%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 106 (28.49%) Mobile App
2 102 (27.42%) User Experience
3 80 (21.51%) iPhone
4 71 (19.09%) iPad
5 24 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
6 18 (4.84%) Computer Science
7 16 (4.30%) Animation
8 12 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (2.96%) Fintech
10 7 (1.88%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
11 6 (1.61%) Social Media
12 5 (1.34%) Blackberry
12 5 (1.34%) PKI
13 4 (1.08%) Augmented Reality
13 4 (1.08%) Mobile Banking
13 4 (1.08%) Motion Graphics
13 4 (1.08%) Streaming Video
14 3 (0.81%) Algorithms
14 3 (0.81%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 329 (88.44%) Apple iOS
2 107 (28.76%) Android
3 12 (3.23%) Windows
4 6 (1.61%) Mac OS X
5 5 (1.34%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.08%) Linux
6 4 (1.08%) Mac OS
6 4 (1.08%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.08%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.54%) Unix
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (78.76%) iOS Development
2 198 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
3 142 (38.17%) TDD
4 100 (26.88%) Scrum
5 87 (23.39%) OO
6 86 (23.12%) Mobile Development
7 65 (17.47%) Android Development
8 57 (15.32%) Test Automation
9 52 (13.98%) Software Engineering
10 49 (13.17%) Unit Testing
11 46 (12.37%) Continuous Integration
12 41 (11.02%) OOD
13 36 (9.68%) OOP
14 31 (8.33%) MVC
15 30 (8.06%) BDD
15 30 (8.06%) Pair Programming
16 24 (6.45%) SOLID
17 22 (5.91%) API Design
17 22 (5.91%) Mobile Application Development
18 19 (5.11%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 286 (76.88%) Apple Swift
2 92 (24.73%) Java
3 55 (14.78%) JavaScript
4 39 (10.48%) C++
5 37 (9.95%) C#
6 13 (3.49%) Python
6 13 (3.49%) Ruby
7 12 (3.23%) C
8 10 (2.69%) Scala
8 10 (2.69%) SQL
9 9 (2.42%) ActionScript
10 4 (1.08%) ES6
10 4 (1.08%) GraphQL
10 4 (1.08%) PHP
11 3 (0.81%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.54%) Erlang
12 2 (0.54%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.27%) Clojure
13 1 (0.27%) F#
13 1 (0.27%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 20 (5.38%) Degree
2 15 (4.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.61%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.34%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.81%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.27%) CEH
6 1 (0.27%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.81%) HockeyApp
2 1 (0.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 70 (18.82%) Apple
2 21 (5.65%) Xamarin
3 13 (3.49%) Google
4 9 (2.42%) Atlassian
5 5 (1.34%) Telerik
6 4 (1.08%) Microsoft
7 2 (0.54%) Coremetrics
7 2 (0.54%) Optimizely
7 2 (0.54%) SAP
8 1 (0.27%) Appcelerator
8 1 (0.27%) Facebook
8 1 (0.27%) Kony
8 1 (0.27%) Sencha
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