The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 25 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 / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 317 281 267
Rank change year-on-year -36 -14  
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 101 147 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.49% 0.69% 0.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.03% 1.58% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 116 114
Median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £405 £400
% change year-on-year -7.40% +1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 9783 9312 9840
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 47.81% 43.56% 42.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7233 7103 7192
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 39 85
Median hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.62% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £14.95 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £113.00 £52.19
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Objective-C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Objective-C in London

Objective-C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Objective-C in London over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Objective-C in London

Objective-C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Objective-C in London

Objective-C
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 25 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
City of London -2 23 £475 -5.00% 17
Hammersmith - 2 £450 -
Objective-C
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 186 (86.11%) Apple iOS
2 160 (74.07%) Apple Swift
3 153 (70.83%) iOS Development
4 132 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
5 87 (40.28%) TDD
6 57 (26.39%) Scrum
6 57 (26.39%) Test Automation
7 52 (24.07%) Android
7 52 (24.07%) Git (software)
8 50 (23.15%) RESTful
9 49 (22.69%) Mobile App
10 45 (20.83%) Java
11 41 (18.98%) Apple
11 41 (18.98%) REST
12 39 (18.06%) User Experience
13 38 (17.59%) Core Data
14 37 (17.13%) iPad
15 36 (16.67%) HTML5
15 36 (16.67%) iPhone
15 36 (16.67%) HTML
15 36 (16.67%) Cocoa
16 35 (16.20%) Mobile Development
17 33 (15.28%) C#
17 33 (15.28%) OO
18 32 (14.81%) Web Services
19 31 (14.35%) JIRA
20 29 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
21 28 (12.96%) CSS
21 28 (12.96%) C++
21 28 (12.96%) JavaScript

Objective-C
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 9 (4.17%) Confluence
2 3 (1.39%) Documentum
3 2 (0.93%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.93%) JBoss
4 1 (0.46%) CMS
4 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.09%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.31%) GitHub
3 5 (2.31%) TestFlight
4 2 (0.93%) Firebase
4 2 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.93%) iTunes
5 1 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.46%) Google Play
5 1 (0.46%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.41%) Network Security
2 9 (4.17%) HTTP
3 6 (2.78%) SSL
4 2 (0.93%) 4G
4 2 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.46%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.46%) Firewall
5 1 (0.46%) Internet
5 1 (0.46%) SAN
5 1 (0.46%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.41%) MongoDB
2 11 (5.09%) CouchDB
3 7 (3.24%) SQLite
4 6 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (2.78%) MySQL
5 5 (2.31%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (0.93%) Mixpanel
7 2 (0.93%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.46%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 52 (24.07%) Git (software)
2 31 (14.35%) JIRA
3 25 (11.57%) Xcode
4 20 (9.26%) Jenkins
5 18 (8.33%) git-flow
6 16 (7.41%) Subversion
7 11 (5.09%) Cucumber
8 9 (4.17%) CocoaPods
8 9 (4.17%) Selenium
9 8 (3.70%) Bitbucket
10 6 (2.78%) JUnit
11 4 (1.85%) Calabash
11 4 (1.85%) CircleCI
11 4 (1.85%) WebDriver
12 3 (1.39%) Appium
12 3 (1.39%) Capybara
12 3 (1.39%) Mercurial
12 3 (1.39%) Travis CI
13 2 (0.93%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.93%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (10.19%) Retail
2 19 (8.80%) Finance
3 14 (6.48%) Games
4 13 (6.02%) Banking
5 7 (3.24%) Back Office
6 5 (2.31%) Advertising
7 2 (0.93%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (0.93%) Electronics
7 2 (0.93%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 189 (87.50%) Developer
2 146 (67.59%) iOS Developer
3 35 (16.20%) Senior Developer
4 30 (13.89%) Senior iOS Developer
5 16 (7.41%) Android Developer
6 15 (6.94%) Objective-C Developer
7 14 (6.48%) iOS Android Developer
8 13 (6.02%) Applications Developer
9 12 (5.56%) Mobile Developer
10 9 (4.17%) Agile Developer
11 8 (3.70%) C++ Developer
12 7 (3.24%) Angular Developer
12 7 (3.24%) Architect
12 7 (3.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 7 (3.24%) Games Developer
12 7 (3.24%) IoT Developer
12 7 (3.24%) Senior Agile Developer
12 7 (3.24%) Senior Applications Developer
13 6 (2.78%) Lead Developer
13 6 (2.78%) Lead iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (23.15%) RESTful
2 41 (18.98%) REST
3 38 (17.59%) Core Data
4 36 (16.67%) Cocoa
4 36 (16.67%) HTML
4 36 (16.67%) HTML5
5 32 (14.81%) Web Services
6 28 (12.96%) CSS
7 25 (11.57%) JSON
8 20 (9.26%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 19 (8.80%) AngularJS
10 18 (8.33%) Cocoa Touch
10 18 (8.33%) CSS3
11 17 (7.87%) .NET
11 17 (7.87%) SOAP
12 16 (7.41%) Apache Cordova
12 16 (7.41%) iOS SDK
12 16 (7.41%) React
13 14 (6.48%) jQuery
13 14 (6.48%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 49 (22.69%) Mobile App
2 39 (18.06%) User Experience
3 37 (17.13%) iPad
4 36 (16.67%) iPhone
5 17 (7.87%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (4.17%) Computer Science
7 8 (3.70%) Fintech
8 7 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (2.78%) Animation
10 5 (2.31%) Blackberry
10 5 (2.31%) PKI
10 5 (2.31%) Social Media
11 4 (1.85%) Augmented Reality
11 4 (1.85%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.85%) Motion Graphics
11 4 (1.85%) Streaming Video
12 3 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (1.39%) Mobile Payment
12 3 (1.39%) Video on Demand
13 2 (0.93%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 186 (86.11%) Apple iOS
2 52 (24.07%) Android
3 5 (2.31%) Windows
3 5 (2.31%) Windows 10
4 4 (1.85%) Linux
5 3 (1.39%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.46%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (70.83%) iOS Development
2 132 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (40.28%) TDD
4 57 (26.39%) Scrum
4 57 (26.39%) Test Automation
5 35 (16.20%) Mobile Development
6 33 (15.28%) OO
7 29 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (12.04%) Android Development
9 24 (11.11%) BDD
9 24 (11.11%) OOP
9 24 (11.11%) Pair Programming
10 22 (10.19%) Unit Testing
11 20 (9.26%) Software Engineering
12 18 (8.33%) API Design
13 17 (7.87%) Workflow
14 15 (6.94%) Systems Analysis
15 14 (6.48%) High Availability
16 13 (6.02%) E-Commerce
17 12 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 160 (74.07%) Apple Swift
2 45 (20.83%) Java
3 33 (15.28%) C#
4 28 (12.96%) C++
4 28 (12.96%) JavaScript
5 11 (5.09%) C
5 11 (5.09%) SQL
6 9 (4.17%) Python
7 8 (3.70%) Ruby
8 6 (2.78%) ActionScript
8 6 (2.78%) Scala
9 2 (0.93%) GraphQL
9 2 (0.93%) MATLAB
9 2 (0.93%) SPARQL
10 1 (0.46%) Erlang
10 1 (0.46%) F#
10 1 (0.46%) Kotlin
10 1 (0.46%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (5.09%) Degree
2 8 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (3.24%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.46%) CEH
4 1 (0.46%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.46%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.39%) HockeyApp
2 1 (0.46%) Terraform
Vendors
1 41 (18.98%) Apple
2 14 (6.48%) Xamarin
3 8 (3.70%) Google
4 5 (2.31%) Telerik
5 3 (1.39%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.93%) Coremetrics
6 2 (0.93%) Optimizely
6 2 (0.93%) Perforce
7 1 (0.46%) Appcelerator
7 1 (0.46%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.46%) Facebook
7 1 (0.46%) Kony
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle
7 1 (0.46%) Sencha
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