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 3 months to 29 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 139 135
Rank change year-on-year +51 -4  
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 28 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.27% 0.41% 0.033%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.99% 1.10% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 1
Median daily rate £375 £263 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -50.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £212 £513
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £330 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  
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 Scotland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 935 1088 954
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 42.42% 36.78% 31.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1042 1277 928
Median daily rate £388 £350 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -3.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £258 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 66 53
Median hourly rate £43.39 £36.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.52% +18.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.25 £35.38 £29.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £195.00 £43.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

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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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Objective-C in Scotland over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Objective-C in Scotland

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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 3 months to 29 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
Glasgow +19 24 £375 +47.05%
Edinburgh +13 2 £225 -46.42% 2
Dundee +9 1 £225 -
Objective-C
UK

For the 6 months to 29 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 43 (97.73%) iOS Development
2 42 (95.45%) Apple iOS
3 29 (65.91%) Apple Swift
4 24 (54.55%) iPad
5 20 (45.45%) Cocoa
6 18 (40.91%) iPhone
7 16 (36.36%) Core Data
8 15 (34.09%) Cocoa Touch
9 14 (31.82%) UIKit
9 14 (31.82%) OO
10 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (27.27%) JSON
11 11 (25.00%) Data Protection
11 11 (25.00%) Mobile App
12 10 (22.73%) MVC
12 10 (22.73%) XML
12 10 (22.73%) OOD
13 9 (20.45%) Finance
14 8 (18.18%) Xcode
14 8 (18.18%) Java
14 8 (18.18%) REST
15 7 (15.91%) AirWatch
15 7 (15.91%) Mobile Development
15 7 (15.91%) Android
16 6 (13.64%) Multithreading
16 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
16 6 (13.64%) SQL
16 6 (13.64%) Apple
16 6 (13.64%) Android Development
17 5 (11.36%) Jenkins

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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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.55%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Bluetooth
1 1 (2.27%) DNS
1 1 (2.27%) HTTP
1 1 (2.27%) NFC
1 1 (2.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Xcode
2 5 (11.36%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.82%) Subversion
4 2 (4.55%) Bitbucket
4 2 (4.55%) JIRA
5 1 (2.27%) CocoaPods
General
1 9 (20.45%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (97.73%) Developer
2 40 (90.91%) iOS Developer
3 5 (11.36%) Objective-C Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Android Developer
4 3 (6.82%) iOS Android Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Senior iOS Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Software Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Xamarin Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Senior Mobile Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (45.45%) Cocoa
2 16 (36.36%) Core Data
3 15 (34.09%) Cocoa Touch
4 14 (31.82%) UIKit
5 12 (27.27%) JSON
6 10 (22.73%) XML
7 8 (18.18%) REST
8 4 (9.09%) Core Animation
8 4 (9.09%) iOS SDK
9 3 (6.82%) SOAP
9 3 (6.82%) Web Services
10 2 (4.55%) Flash
10 2 (4.55%) HTML
10 2 (4.55%) HTML5
10 2 (4.55%) Java ME
10 2 (4.55%) jQuery
11 1 (2.27%) .NET
11 1 (2.27%) Ajax
11 1 (2.27%) React Native
11 1 (2.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (54.55%) iPad
2 18 (40.91%) iPhone
3 11 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 4 (9.09%) Animation
5 3 (6.82%) Apple TV
6 2 (4.55%) Algorithms
6 2 (4.55%) User Experience
7 1 (2.27%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 42 (95.45%) Apple iOS
2 7 (15.91%) Android
3 2 (4.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (97.73%) iOS Development
2 14 (31.82%) OO
3 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 10 (22.73%) MVC
5 10 (22.73%) OOD
6 7 (15.91%) Mobile Development
7 6 (13.64%) Android Development
7 6 (13.64%) Multithreading
8 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (9.09%) Mathematics
9 3 (6.82%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.82%) Test Automation
9 3 (6.82%) Unit Testing
10 2 (4.55%) Applied Mathematics
10 2 (4.55%) Customer Requirements
10 2 (4.55%) Physics
11 1 (2.27%) Line Management
11 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
11 1 (2.27%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (65.91%) Apple Swift
2 8 (18.18%) Java
3 6 (13.64%) SQL
4 5 (11.36%) C#
4 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.09%) C
6 2 (4.55%) ActionScript
6 2 (4.55%) C++
6 2 (4.55%) Python
6 2 (4.55%) Ruby
7 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Apple
2 3 (6.82%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.27%) Palo Alto