Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 22 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 > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 337 349 322
Rank change year-on-year +12 -27 -21
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 34 31 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.20% 0.19% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.57% 0.53% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 55
South East median daily rate £325 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.73% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £137 £263 £311
90th Percentile £425 £500 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
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 the South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5921 5897 6633
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.16% 35.27% 34.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3679 3601 4116
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
England median daily rate £462 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.71% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 219 249
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.50 £14.49 £15.00
90th Percentile £51.88 £54.10 £50.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +21.79%

Objective-C
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Objective-C in the South East

Objective-C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Objective-C in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Objective-C in the South East over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Objective-C in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Objective-C in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 22 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
Thames Valley +7 27 £334 -11.00% 5
Berkshire +17 14 £213 -43.33% 3
Buckinghamshire -14 13 £343 -4.20%
Hampshire +10 6 £213 -40.14% 2
Surrey -14 2 £213 -57.50%
Objective-C
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 27 (79.41%) Apple iOS
1 27 (79.41%) Apple Swift
2 19 (55.88%) Mobile Development
2 19 (55.88%) iOS Development
3 16 (47.06%) Java
4 14 (41.18%) Web Services
5 13 (38.24%) Apple
6 11 (32.35%) Xcode
6 11 (32.35%) TDD
6 11 (32.35%) JSON
6 11 (32.35%) Android
7 10 (29.41%) RESTful
7 10 (29.41%) Mobile App
8 9 (26.47%) QA
8 9 (26.47%) Finance
9 8 (23.53%) Publishing
9 8 (23.53%) Project Management
9 8 (23.53%) XML
9 8 (23.53%) LTE
9 8 (23.53%) Degree
9 8 (23.53%) Android Studio
9 8 (23.53%) VoLTE
9 8 (23.53%) Mentoring
9 8 (23.53%) Coaching
9 8 (23.53%) Service Design
10 7 (20.59%) VoWiFi
10 7 (20.59%) Numerate Degree
10 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (20.59%) HSPA

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) LTE
1 8 (23.53%) VoLTE
2 7 (20.59%) GSM
2 7 (20.59%) HSPA
2 7 (20.59%) VoWiFi
2 7 (20.59%) WCDMA
3 5 (14.71%) 3G
4 2 (5.88%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) DocumentDB
2 4 (11.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Xcode
2 8 (23.53%) Android Studio
3 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.88%) git-flow
5 1 (2.94%) JIRA
5 1 (2.94%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.94%) Subversion
5 1 (2.94%) TestRail
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Publishing
3 3 (8.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (73.53%) Developer
2 18 (52.94%) iOS Developer
3 8 (23.53%) Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Applications Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Applications Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Graduate
5 3 (8.82%) Graduate Applications Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Graduate Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Graduate Mobile Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Objective-C Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Xamarin Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Java Applications Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Java Architect
7 1 (2.94%) C# Application Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Graduate C# Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Java Software Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Project Officer
7 1 (2.94%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (41.18%) Web Services
2 11 (32.35%) JSON
3 10 (29.41%) RESTful
4 8 (23.53%) XML
5 6 (17.65%) REST
6 4 (11.76%) iOS SDK
7 3 (8.82%) .NET
8 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
8 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (5.88%) Core Data
8 2 (5.88%) HTML
8 2 (5.88%) Java EE
8 2 (5.88%) SOAP
8 2 (5.88%) WSDL
9 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (2.94%) Cocoa
9 1 (2.94%) Node.js
9 1 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (2.94%) React Native
9 1 (2.94%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Mobile App
2 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.82%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (8.82%) User Experience
5 1 (2.94%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 27 (79.41%) Apple iOS
2 11 (32.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) iOS Development
1 19 (55.88%) Mobile Development
2 11 (32.35%) TDD
3 8 (23.53%) Coaching
3 8 (23.53%) Mentoring
3 8 (23.53%) Project Management
3 8 (23.53%) Service Design
4 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.59%) OO
4 7 (20.59%) Problem Management
4 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (17.65%) MVC
6 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
7 4 (11.76%) MVVM
7 4 (11.76%) OOP
7 4 (11.76%) Time Management
8 3 (8.82%) BDD
8 3 (8.82%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (5.88%) Android Development
9 2 (5.88%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 27 (79.41%) Apple Swift
2 16 (47.06%) Java
3 6 (17.65%) C#
4 2 (5.88%) SQL
5 1 (2.94%) C++
5 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Degree
2 7 (20.59%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Apple
2 6 (17.65%) Xamarin