Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Apple Swift skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Apple Swift over the 6 months to 13 December 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 Swift
Central London > City of London
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 186 229
Rank change year-on-year -2 +43 +70
Contract jobs citing Apple Swift 56 51 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.78% 0.78% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.48% 1.54% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 47 33
City of London median daily rate £450 £455 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.10% -4.21% +11.76%
10th Percentile £363 £351 £300
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
Central London median daily rate £450 £465 £475
% change year-on-year -3.23% -2.11% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Apple Swift 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 City of London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3788 3303 3932
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 52.58% 50.32% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3166 2777 3296
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £660 £663
Central London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 20
City of London median hourly rate £24.49 £27.50 £25.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.96% +8.16% +27.13%
10th Percentile £13.35 £16.06 £15.69
90th Percentile £30.00 £55.19 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £25.79 £27.50 £25.43
% change year-on-year -6.23% +8.16% +27.13%

Apple Swift
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Apple Swift as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Apple Swift in the City of London

Apple Swift
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Apple Swift in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple Swift in the City of London

Apple Swift
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple Swift in the City of London over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apple Swift in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Apple Swift 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 City of London region with a requirement for Apple Swift.

1 45 (80.36%) Apple iOS
2 42 (75.00%) Objective-C
3 40 (71.43%) iOS Development
4 34 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (48.21%) TDD
6 22 (39.29%) Git (software)
7 21 (37.50%) Mobile App
8 19 (33.93%) Android
9 17 (30.36%) Java
10 16 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (26.79%) Android Development
12 14 (25.00%) REST
12 14 (25.00%) BDD
13 13 (23.21%) Test Automation
13 13 (23.21%) MVC
13 13 (23.21%) User Experience
14 12 (21.43%) Web Services
14 12 (21.43%) Scrum
15 11 (19.64%) .NET
15 11 (19.64%) Mobile Development
16 9 (16.07%) HTML
16 9 (16.07%) Xcode
16 9 (16.07%) Finance
16 9 (16.07%) Software Engineering
16 9 (16.07%) Ruby
16 9 (16.07%) RESTful
16 9 (16.07%) iOS SDK
17 8 (14.29%) Node.js
17 8 (14.29%) JIRA
17 8 (14.29%) SQL

Apple Swift
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 4 (7.14%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.57%) Confluence
3 1 (1.79%) Apache
3 1 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.79%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.57%) GitHub
4 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) HTTP
2 2 (3.57%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) NoSQL
2 4 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (7.14%) CouchDB
2 4 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 4 (7.14%) MySQL
3 3 (5.36%) Redis
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 22 (39.29%) Git (software)
2 9 (16.07%) Xcode
3 8 (14.29%) JIRA
4 7 (12.50%) Appium
5 6 (10.71%) Jenkins
6 5 (8.93%) Calabash
7 4 (7.14%) Cucumber
8 3 (5.36%) NUnit
8 3 (5.36%) Selenium
8 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (5.36%) TestRail
9 2 (3.57%) Bitbucket
9 2 (3.57%) Crashlytics
10 1 (1.79%) Android Studio
10 1 (1.79%) Ant
10 1 (1.79%) git-flow
10 1 (1.79%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.79%) Maven
10 1 (1.79%) ReSharper
10 1 (1.79%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Retail Banking
4 3 (5.36%) Retail
4 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.79%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 51 (91.07%) Developer
2 27 (48.21%) iOS Developer
3 8 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
3 8 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 7 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 7 (12.50%) Android Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Senior iOS Developer
6 5 (8.93%) iOS Android Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Developer in Test
8 2 (3.57%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Cordova Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Lead Android Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Lead iOS Developer
8 2 (3.57%) UI Developer
9 1 (1.79%) Applications Developer
9 1 (1.79%) Architect
9 1 (1.79%) Perl Developer
9 1 (1.79%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.79%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.00%) REST
2 12 (21.43%) Web Services
3 11 (19.64%) .NET
4 9 (16.07%) HTML
4 9 (16.07%) iOS SDK
4 9 (16.07%) RESTful
5 8 (14.29%) Node.js
6 7 (12.50%) CSS
6 7 (12.50%) HTML5
6 7 (12.50%) React Native
7 6 (10.71%) React
8 5 (8.93%) Apache Cordova
9 4 (7.14%) Gherkin
9 4 (7.14%) jQuery
9 4 (7.14%) JSON
9 4 (7.14%) PhoneGap
9 4 (7.14%) Redux
9 4 (7.14%) XML
10 3 (5.36%) CSS3
10 3 (5.36%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (37.50%) Mobile App
2 13 (23.21%) User Experience
3 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.93%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (8.93%) iPhone
4 4 (7.14%) Social Media
5 3 (5.36%) iPad
6 2 (3.57%) Fintech
6 2 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (3.57%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.79%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.79%) State Machine
7 1 (1.79%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 45 (80.36%) Apple iOS
2 19 (33.93%) Android
3 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (71.43%) iOS Development
2 34 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (48.21%) TDD
4 16 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (26.79%) Android Development
6 14 (25.00%) BDD
7 13 (23.21%) MVC
7 13 (23.21%) Test Automation
8 12 (21.43%) Scrum
9 11 (19.64%) Mobile Development
10 9 (16.07%) Software Engineering
11 8 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
12 7 (12.50%) OO
12 7 (12.50%) Pair Programming
12 7 (12.50%) SOLID
13 6 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
13 6 (10.71%) Microservices
13 6 (10.71%) Open Source
14 5 (8.93%) Coaching
14 5 (8.93%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 42 (75.00%) Objective-C
2 17 (30.36%) Java
3 9 (16.07%) Ruby
4 8 (14.29%) SQL
5 7 (12.50%) C#
6 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
7 4 (7.14%) GraphQL
7 4 (7.14%) Python
7 4 (7.14%) Scala
8 3 (5.36%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.79%) C
9 1 (1.79%) C++
9 1 (1.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (10.71%) Apple
2 4 (7.14%) Atlassian
3 2 (3.57%) Xamarin