Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 21 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 158 171
Rank change year-on-year -13 +13 -6
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 16 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.32% 0.53% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.83% 1.32% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 17
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £300 £313 £319
90th Percentile £406 £538 £431
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 Scotland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1925 1739 1905
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 38.30% 40.34% 30.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1155 1050 1036
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £260
90th Percentile £525 £475 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 31 44
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £15.09 £14.85 £14.39
90th Percentile £195.00 £52.00 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +20.81%

Objective-C
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Objective-C in Scotland

Objective-C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Objective-C in Scotland

Objective-C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Objective-C in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Objective-C in Scotland

Objective-C
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 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
Glasgow -4 9 £375 - 4
Edinburgh -17 6 £313 -16.67%
Fife - 1 - -
Objective-C
UK

For the 6 months to 21 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 16 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 15 (93.75%) iOS Development
3 11 (68.75%) Apple Swift
4 5 (31.25%) Xcode
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) Cocoa
5 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (18.75%) Mobile Development
6 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
6 3 (18.75%) Core Data
6 3 (18.75%) Android
6 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
6 3 (18.75%) RESTful
7 2 (12.50%) iPhone
7 2 (12.50%) Java
7 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
7 2 (12.50%) SQLite
7 2 (12.50%) C#
7 2 (12.50%) Web Services
7 2 (12.50%) iPad
7 2 (12.50%) Cocoa Touch
8 1 (6.25%) UIKit
8 1 (6.25%) Xamarin
8 1 (6.25%) Game Development
8 1 (6.25%) WebGL
8 1 (6.25%) PlayStation
8 1 (6.25%) Xbox
8 1 (6.25%) Android Development
8 1 (6.25%) User Experience

Objective-C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) iTunes
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Xcode
2 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.25%) CocoaPods
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Games
1 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 14 (87.50%) iOS Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Objective-C Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Android Developer
4 1 (6.25%) iOS Android Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior iOS Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Cocoa
2 3 (18.75%) Core Data
2 3 (18.75%) RESTful
3 2 (12.50%) Cocoa Touch
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) Flash
4 1 (6.25%) Java ME
4 1 (6.25%) OpenGL
4 1 (6.25%) React
4 1 (6.25%) UIKit
4 1 (6.25%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (12.50%) iPad
2 2 (12.50%) iPhone
3 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.25%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
3 1 (6.25%) PlayStation
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
3 1 (6.25%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (18.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) iOS Development
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Mobile Development
4 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 1 (6.25%) Android Development
5 1 (6.25%) Applied Mathematics
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.25%) Game Development
5 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
5 1 (6.25%) OO
5 1 (6.25%) Physics
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) SDLC
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Apple Swift
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) ActionScript
4 1 (6.25%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Xamarin