Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 340 335 306
Rank change year-on-year -5 -29 -15
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 310 309 345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.66% 0.68% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.36% 1.52% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 258 276
London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £353 £350 £322
90th Percentile £575 £566 £575
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £16.66 -
England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year +73.61% +16.13% -21.07%

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 London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 22724 20264 20484
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.53% 44.74% 43.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 17217 15149 15282
London median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £300
90th Percentile £668 £633 £638
England median daily rate £455 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 115 144
London median hourly rate £35.91 £35.27 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.81% +41.06% -15.94%
10th Percentile £18.02 £16.32 £13.65
90th Percentile £52.35 £62.00 £52.17
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +23.33%

Objective-C
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 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
Central London -5 61 £475 -2.56% 13
West London +8 18 £518 +11.89% 5
East London -4 2 £625 +78.57% 2
North London -9 1 £275 -12.00%
Objective-C
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 275 (88.71%) Apple iOS
2 245 (79.03%) Apple Swift
3 227 (73.23%) iOS Development
4 181 (58.39%) Agile Software Development
5 136 (43.87%) TDD
6 116 (37.42%) RESTful
7 109 (35.16%) User Experience
8 101 (32.58%) Scrum
9 91 (29.35%) Xcode
9 91 (29.35%) Mobile App
10 88 (28.39%) Apple
11 81 (26.13%) Android
12 74 (23.87%) Java
13 73 (23.55%) OO
14 69 (22.26%) Git (software)
15 67 (21.61%) iPad
16 66 (21.29%) Cocoa
17 65 (20.97%) iPhone
18 64 (20.65%) BDD
18 64 (20.65%) Mobile Development
19 63 (20.32%) Test Automation
20 61 (19.68%) JIRA
21 58 (18.71%) Unit Testing
22 57 (18.39%) iOS SDK
23 55 (17.74%) JavaScript
24 54 (17.42%) Software Engineering
25 51 (16.45%) Continuous Integration
26 45 (14.52%) MVC
26 45 (14.52%) REST
27 44 (14.19%) OOD

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 31 (10.00%) CMS
2 28 (9.03%) Confluence
3 9 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.29%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.97%) JBoss
6 1 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.32%) Mule
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 34 (10.97%) GitHub
2 17 (5.48%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.58%) Google Play
3 8 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.29%) PaaS
5 3 (0.97%) npm
6 2 (0.65%) TestFlight
7 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.32%) Route 53
7 1 (0.32%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.87%) Bluetooth
2 10 (3.23%) Network Security
3 9 (2.90%) HTTP
4 4 (1.29%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.97%) Internet
6 1 (0.32%) 4G
6 1 (0.32%) NFC
6 1 (0.32%) SSL
6 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.42%) MongoDB
2 19 (6.13%) Apache Cassandra
3 17 (5.48%) MySQL
4 16 (5.16%) NoSQL
5 12 (3.87%) Redis
6 10 (3.23%) CouchDB
6 10 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (2.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 8 (2.58%) Neo4j
9 6 (1.94%) Big Data
10 4 (1.29%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.29%) SQLite
11 3 (0.97%) SQL Server
12 2 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 91 (29.35%) Xcode
2 69 (22.26%) Git (software)
3 61 (19.68%) JIRA
4 35 (11.29%) Jenkins
5 19 (6.13%) Bitbucket
6 17 (5.48%) Cucumber
7 14 (4.52%) Appium
8 13 (4.19%) git-flow
9 12 (3.87%) Subversion
10 11 (3.55%) Crashlytics
11 7 (2.26%) CocoaPods
11 7 (2.26%) Gradle
11 7 (2.26%) Selenium
11 7 (2.26%) TestRail
12 6 (1.94%) Maven
12 6 (1.94%) SonarQube
13 4 (1.29%) Calabash
13 4 (1.29%) Gerrit
13 4 (1.29%) NUnit
13 4 (1.29%) webpack
General
1 37 (11.94%) Publishing
2 30 (9.68%) Finance
3 27 (8.71%) Banking
4 24 (7.74%) Retail
5 16 (5.16%) Games
6 9 (2.90%) Back Office
7 6 (1.94%) Advertising
8 4 (1.29%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.97%) Marketing
10 2 (0.65%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.32%) Automotive
11 1 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 267 (86.13%) Developer
2 202 (65.16%) iOS Developer
3 50 (16.13%) Senior Developer
4 41 (13.23%) Senior iOS Developer
5 21 (6.77%) Mobile Developer
6 17 (5.48%) Objective-C Developer
7 15 (4.84%) Android Developer
8 12 (3.87%) .NET Developer
9 10 (3.23%) Java Developer
10 9 (2.90%) Full Stack Developer
10 9 (2.90%) iOS Android Developer
11 7 (2.26%) Architect
12 6 (1.94%) C# Developer
12 6 (1.94%) Mobile Engineer
12 6 (1.94%) Software Engineer
13 5 (1.61%) Angular Developer
13 5 (1.61%) Applications Developer
13 5 (1.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 5 (1.61%) Games Developer
14 4 (1.29%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (37.42%) RESTful
2 66 (21.29%) Cocoa
3 57 (18.39%) iOS SDK
4 45 (14.52%) REST
5 39 (12.58%) HTML
6 36 (11.61%) Web Services
7 35 (11.29%) HTML5
8 33 (10.65%) CSS
9 31 (10.00%) React
10 30 (9.68%) Core Data
11 26 (8.39%) .NET
12 23 (7.42%) React Native
13 22 (7.10%) AngularJS
14 21 (6.77%) Cocoa Touch
15 20 (6.45%) Node.js
16 17 (5.48%) CSS3
17 16 (5.16%) Android SDK
17 16 (5.16%) JSON
17 16 (5.16%) UIKit
18 15 (4.84%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 109 (35.16%) User Experience
2 91 (29.35%) Mobile App
3 67 (21.61%) iPad
4 65 (20.97%) iPhone
5 26 (8.39%) Fintech
6 23 (7.42%) Greenfield Project
7 22 (7.10%) Computer Science
8 16 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (1.94%) Video on Demand
9 6 (1.94%) Video\Live Streaming
10 5 (1.61%) Mobile Banking
10 5 (1.61%) Social Media
11 3 (0.97%) Animation
11 3 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.97%) State Machine
11 3 (0.97%) SWIFT
12 2 (0.65%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.65%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (0.65%) Minimum Viable Product
13 1 (0.32%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 275 (88.71%) Apple iOS
2 81 (26.13%) Android
3 10 (3.23%) Windows
4 5 (1.61%) Linux
4 5 (1.61%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.32%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (0.32%) Unix
5 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (73.23%) iOS Development
2 181 (58.39%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (43.87%) TDD
4 101 (32.58%) Scrum
5 73 (23.55%) OO
6 64 (20.65%) BDD
6 64 (20.65%) Mobile Development
7 63 (20.32%) Test Automation
8 58 (18.71%) Unit Testing
9 54 (17.42%) Software Engineering
10 51 (16.45%) Continuous Integration
11 45 (14.52%) MVC
12 44 (14.19%) OOD
13 39 (12.58%) Android Development
13 39 (12.58%) OOP
14 31 (10.00%) Content Management
15 30 (9.68%) Acceptance Criteria
16 28 (9.03%) SOLID
17 24 (7.74%) E-Commerce
18 19 (6.13%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 245 (79.03%) Apple Swift
2 74 (23.87%) Java
3 55 (17.74%) JavaScript
4 28 (9.03%) SQL
5 25 (8.06%) C#
6 18 (5.81%) C++
7 13 (4.19%) ES6
7 13 (4.19%) GraphQL
7 13 (4.19%) Ruby
8 11 (3.55%) Python
9 9 (2.90%) ActionScript
9 9 (2.90%) C
10 8 (2.58%) Scala
11 4 (1.29%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.65%) PHP
13 1 (0.32%) Erlang
13 1 (0.32%) F#
13 1 (0.32%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (7.10%) Degree
2 20 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (5.48%) Master's Degree
4 4 (1.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.71%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.32%) Docker
1 1 (0.32%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.32%) HockeyApp
1 1 (0.32%) Kibana
1 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (0.32%) Terraform
Vendors
1 88 (28.39%) Apple
2 22 (7.10%) Atlassian
3 13 (4.19%) Google
4 3 (0.97%) Oracle
4 3 (0.97%) SAP
4 3 (0.97%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.32%) Adobe
5 1 (0.32%) Appcelerator
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.32%) Optimizely
5 1 (0.32%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (0.32%) Tealium
5 1 (0.32%) Zend