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 3 months to 27 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 / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 241 239 229
Rank change year-on-year -2 -10  
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 14 31 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.34% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.52% 0.98% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 22
Median daily rate £381 £440 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.35% +17.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £450 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £405 £400
% change year-on-year -7.40% +1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
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 the South East with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2709 3167 3207
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 34.93% 35.22% 34.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1697 1963 1999
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 121 85
Median hourly rate £44.50 £42.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +7.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.66 £12.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

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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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 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
Surrey +13 7 £350 +27.27%
Buckinghamshire -9 7 £388 -11.93% 1
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England

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 32 (88.89%) Apple Swift
2 22 (61.11%) Mobile Development
3 21 (58.33%) Apple
4 20 (55.56%) Apple iOS
5 16 (44.44%) iOS Development
5 16 (44.44%) Java
5 16 (44.44%) Android
6 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (38.89%) XML
8 13 (36.11%) Git (software)
9 11 (30.56%) RESTful
9 11 (30.56%) JSON
9 11 (30.56%) Web Services
10 10 (27.78%) Xcode
11 9 (25.00%) Finance
11 9 (25.00%) Publishing
11 9 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (25.00%) Project Management
11 9 (25.00%) WCDMA
11 9 (25.00%) GSM
11 9 (25.00%) OO
11 9 (25.00%) QA
11 9 (25.00%) Problem Management
11 9 (25.00%) TDD
11 9 (25.00%) HSPA
11 9 (25.00%) LTE
11 9 (25.00%) Android Studio
11 9 (25.00%) Mentoring
11 9 (25.00%) Coaching
11 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

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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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) Apache
1 1 (2.78%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) GSM
1 9 (25.00%) HSPA
1 9 (25.00%) LTE
1 9 (25.00%) WCDMA
2 1 (2.78%) 3GPP
Development Applications
1 13 (36.11%) Git (software)
2 10 (27.78%) Xcode
3 9 (25.00%) Android Studio
4 7 (19.44%) git-flow
5 5 (13.89%) Subversion
6 3 (8.33%) Trac
7 1 (2.78%) Babel
7 1 (2.78%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.78%) Gradle
7 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.78%) JIRA
7 1 (2.78%) Maven
7 1 (2.78%) Travis CI
7 1 (2.78%) webpack
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
1 9 (25.00%) Publishing
2 6 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (61.11%) Developer
2 15 (41.67%) iOS Developer
3 14 (38.89%) Architect
4 7 (19.44%) Objective-C Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Java Architect
5 5 (13.89%) Technical Architect
6 4 (11.11%) Agile Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Applications Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Java Technical Architect
8 2 (5.56%) Java Applications Architect
8 2 (5.56%) Mac Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Mobile Architect
9 1 (2.78%) Applications Architect
9 1 (2.78%) Consultant
9 1 (2.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 1 (2.78%) Technical Consultant
9 1 (2.78%) Xamarin Developer
9 1 (2.78%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) XML
2 11 (30.56%) JSON
2 11 (30.56%) RESTful
2 11 (30.56%) Web Services
3 7 (19.44%) iOS SDK
4 6 (16.67%) Cocoa
4 6 (16.67%) CSS
4 6 (16.67%) HTML
5 5 (13.89%) AngularJS
5 5 (13.89%) HTML5
5 5 (13.89%) Node.js
5 5 (13.89%) React
5 5 (13.89%) Spring
6 4 (11.11%) CSS3
6 4 (11.11%) D3.js
7 1 (2.78%) Akka
7 1 (2.78%) Android SDK
7 1 (2.78%) Cocoa Touch
7 1 (2.78%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (19.44%) Mobile App
3 5 (13.89%) User Experience
4 1 (2.78%) Animation
4 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.78%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 20 (55.56%) Apple iOS
2 16 (44.44%) Android
3 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Mobile Development
2 16 (44.44%) iOS Development
3 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (25.00%) Coaching
4 9 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 9 (25.00%) OO
4 9 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 9 (25.00%) Project Management
4 9 (25.00%) Service Design
4 9 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (25.00%) TDD
5 6 (16.67%) Scrum
6 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
7 4 (11.11%) B2B
8 3 (8.33%) Agile Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Data Protection
9 2 (5.56%) MVC
10 1 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.78%) CRM
10 1 (2.78%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 32 (88.89%) Apple Swift
2 16 (44.44%) Java
3 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.78%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) ES6
4 1 (2.78%) PHP
4 1 (2.78%) Python
4 1 (2.78%) Ruby
4 1 (2.78%) Scala
4 1 (2.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Degree
1 8 (22.22%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (58.33%) Apple
2 4 (11.11%) Google
3 1 (2.78%) Xamarin
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