Period
to 20 August 2018

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 20 August 2018 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 225 195 198
Rank change year-on-year -30 +3 +62
Contract jobs citing Apple Swift 32 47 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.46% 0.71% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.85% 1.38% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 38 43
City of London median daily rate £475 £448 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.03% -1.54% +1.11%
10th Percentile £348 £362 £385
90th Percentile £693 £583 £550
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £465
% change year-on-year +5.56% -3.23% +3.33%
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 3,748 3,401 3,267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 53.43% 51.45% 48.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,117 2,722 2,751
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% +2.70%
10th Percentile £368 £358 £313
90th Percentile £694 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £455
% change year-on-year +5.00% +9.89% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 11
City of London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.99 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.49% +21.01% -22.81%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.31 £15.16
90th Percentile £50.48 £36.73 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £28.35 £19.00
% change year-on-year -24.15% +49.18% -24.00%

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 20 August 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Apple Swift also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Apple Swift.

1 30 (93.75%) Apple iOS
2 20 (62.50%) Objective-C
3 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (56.25%) iOS Development
4 11 (34.38%) Test Automation
4 11 (34.38%) Java
5 10 (31.25%) TDD
5 10 (31.25%) Android
5 10 (31.25%) Mobile App
6 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
7 7 (21.88%) Apple
8 6 (18.75%) Web Services
8 6 (18.75%) Xcode
8 6 (18.75%) Degree
8 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
8 6 (18.75%) RESTful
9 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
9 5 (15.63%) REST
9 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
9 5 (15.63%) Finance
9 5 (15.63%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (15.63%) Fintech
10 4 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (12.50%) CSS
10 4 (12.50%) QA
10 4 (12.50%) Selenium
10 4 (12.50%) JSON
10 4 (12.50%) HTML
10 4 (12.50%) Functional Programming

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 2 (6.25%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (3.13%) Anypoint
2 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Firebase
2 1 (3.13%) GitHub
2 1 (3.13%) Google Play
2 1 (3.13%) npm
2 1 (3.13%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Big Data
1 1 (3.13%) Hazelcast
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
1 6 (18.75%) Xcode
2 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.50%) Appium
3 4 (12.50%) Selenium
4 2 (6.25%) JIRA
4 2 (6.25%) Maven
4 2 (6.25%) Pivotal Tracker
5 1 (3.13%) Android Studio
5 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.13%) fastlane
5 1 (3.13%) git-flow
5 1 (3.13%) Jasmine
5 1 (3.13%) JUnit
5 1 (3.13%) Mockito
5 1 (3.13%) NUnit
5 1 (3.13%) ReSharper
5 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Automotive
3 2 (6.25%) Law
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Developer
2 15 (46.88%) iOS Developer
3 4 (12.50%) React Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Android Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) QA Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Agile Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Angular Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.13%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Digital Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (3.13%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Integration Developer
5 1 (3.13%) iOS Tester
5 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Lead Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Leader
5 1 (3.13%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) RESTful
1 6 (18.75%) Web Services
2 5 (15.63%) REST
3 4 (12.50%) Apache Cordova
3 4 (12.50%) CSS
3 4 (12.50%) HTML
3 4 (12.50%) JSON
3 4 (12.50%) React
3 4 (12.50%) React Native
4 3 (9.38%) Core Data
4 3 (9.38%) HTML5
4 3 (9.38%) lodash
4 3 (9.38%) PhoneGap
4 3 (9.38%) Ramda
5 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.25%) CSS3
5 2 (6.25%) jQuery
5 2 (6.25%) RxSwift
5 2 (6.25%) XML
6 1 (3.13%) Code First Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Mobile App
2 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
2 5 (15.63%) Fintech
2 5 (15.63%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (12.50%) iPad
3 4 (12.50%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (9.38%) Digital Currency
4 3 (9.38%) Machine to Machine
4 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.25%) SWIFT
5 2 (6.25%) User Experience
6 1 (3.13%) Animation
6 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.13%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 30 (93.75%) Apple iOS
2 10 (31.25%) Android
3 1 (3.13%) Mac OS
3 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (56.25%) iOS Development
2 11 (34.38%) Test Automation
3 10 (31.25%) TDD
4 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.50%) Functional Programming
5 4 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (9.38%) BDD
6 3 (9.38%) Kanban
6 3 (9.38%) Mathematics
6 3 (9.38%) Mobile Development
6 3 (9.38%) MVC
6 3 (9.38%) MVVM
6 3 (9.38%) Pair Programming
6 3 (9.38%) Scrum
6 3 (9.38%) Test Scripting
6 3 (9.38%) Time Management
6 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Extreme Programming
7 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) Objective-C
2 11 (34.38%) Java
3 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.38%) C
4 3 (9.38%) SQL
5 2 (6.25%) ES6
5 2 (6.25%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.13%) C#
6 1 (3.13%) C++
6 1 (3.13%) ES7
6 1 (3.13%) Java 8
6 1 (3.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) MBA
2 3 (9.38%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
2 3 (9.38%) ISO 8583
3 1 (3.13%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Apple
2 1 (3.13%) Google
2 1 (3.13%) MuleSoft
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) Splunk