Period
to 4 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 4 June 2020 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
UK > England
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 396 537 529
Rank change year-on-year +141 -8 -39
Contract jobs citing Apple Swift 189 290 338
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.47% 0.35% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.14% 0.82% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 234 242
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £364 £338
90th Percentile £575 £588 £586
UK median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
UK median hourly rate - - £21.50

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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 16,635 35,435 39,843
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.42% 43.13% 43.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,333 24,743 27,971
Median daily rate £500 £480 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £490 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +3.16% +2.70% +7.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 345 623 718
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.60% +4.88% -1.20%
10th Percentile £18.25 £18.99 £17.53
90th Percentile £57.50 £55.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year -17.65% +4.94% -2.41%

Apple Swift
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Apple Swift as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Apple Swift in England

Apple Swift
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Apple Swift in England.

Daily rate trend for Apple Swift in England

Apple Swift
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Apple Swift in England over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Apple Swift in England

Apple Swift
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Apple Swift in England.

Hourly rate trend for Apple Swift in England

Apple Swift
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple Swift within the England region over the 6 months to 4 June 2020. 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
London +129 133 £475 -5.00% 21
South East +102 31 £425 -8.11% 8
North of England +79 17 £415 -5.68% 16
Yorkshire +55 10 £461 +3.65% 3
North West +54 6 £420 -4.55% 9
Midlands +70 4 - - 4
East Midlands +36 3 - - 1
South West +57 2 £420 -23.64% 2
East of England - 2 £453 - 10
West Midlands +63 1 - - 3
North East +27 1 £363 -9.38% 4
Apple Swift
UK

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, 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 England region with a requirement for Apple Swift.

1 176 (93.12%) Apple iOS
2 140 (74.07%) iOS Development
3 107 (56.61%) Objective-C
4 70 (37.04%) Android
5 69 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
6 64 (33.86%) Mobile App
7 53 (28.04%) Xcode
8 41 (21.69%) Java
9 39 (20.63%) Kotlin
10 36 (19.05%) TDD
10 36 (19.05%) User Experience
11 34 (17.99%) Git (software)
12 32 (16.93%) Scrum
13 30 (15.87%) REST
14 29 (15.34%) Android Development
15 26 (13.76%) Greenfield Project
16 25 (13.23%) React Native
16 25 (13.23%) Software Engineering
17 24 (12.70%) Test Automation
18 22 (11.64%) Mobile Development
18 22 (11.64%) CocoaPods
19 21 (11.11%) GitHub
19 21 (11.11%) JSON
19 21 (11.11%) JIRA
20 20 (10.58%) Confluence
20 20 (10.58%) Kanban
21 19 (10.05%) Cocoa
22 18 (9.52%) Finance
22 18 (9.52%) MVVM
22 18 (9.52%) Open Source

Apple Swift
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 20 (10.58%) Confluence
2 2 (1.06%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.53%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.11%) GitHub
2 15 (7.94%) Slack
3 11 (5.82%) Firebase
4 7 (3.70%) AWS
5 4 (2.12%) Azure
6 3 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.59%) Google Analytics
6 3 (1.59%) Google Play
7 2 (1.06%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.53%) Asana
8 1 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.53%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.53%) Google Docs
8 1 (0.53%) npm
8 1 (0.53%) Sauce Labs
8 1 (0.53%) Serverless
8 1 (0.53%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.12%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.06%) DHCP
2 2 (1.06%) Firewall
2 2 (1.06%) LAN
2 2 (1.06%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.06%) WAN
3 1 (0.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.59%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.53%) MySQL
2 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.53%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 53 (28.04%) Xcode
2 34 (17.99%) Git (software)
3 22 (11.64%) CocoaPods
4 21 (11.11%) JIRA
5 18 (9.52%) Jenkins
6 16 (8.47%) Sonatype Nexus
7 10 (5.29%) fastlane
8 8 (4.23%) Android Studio
9 7 (3.70%) Maven
10 5 (2.65%) git-flow
11 3 (1.59%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.59%) Gradle
11 3 (1.59%) JUnit
11 3 (1.59%) Subversion
11 3 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (1.59%) Travis CI
12 2 (1.06%) Artifactory
12 2 (1.06%) CircleCI
12 2 (1.06%) Visual Studio
13 1 (0.53%) Crashlytics
General
1 18 (9.52%) Finance
2 12 (6.35%) Banking
3 9 (4.76%) Games
4 7 (3.70%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.65%) Retail
6 3 (1.59%) Marketing
7 2 (1.06%) French Language
7 2 (1.06%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.06%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.53%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 152 (80.42%) Developer
2 129 (68.25%) iOS Developer
3 26 (13.76%) Senior Developer
4 23 (12.17%) Senior iOS Developer
5 15 (7.94%) Mobile Developer
6 12 (6.35%) Android Developer
7 8 (4.23%) Applications Developer
8 7 (3.70%) iOS Android Developer
9 6 (3.17%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 6 (3.17%) React Developer
10 5 (2.65%) Lead Developer
10 5 (2.65%) Objective-C Developer
11 4 (2.12%) Lead iOS Developer
11 4 (2.12%) Software Engineer
12 3 (1.59%) C# Developer
12 3 (1.59%) Digital Developer
12 3 (1.59%) Full Stack Developer
12 3 (1.59%) Senior Android Developer
13 2 (1.06%) E-Commerce Developer
13 2 (1.06%) Senior Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (15.87%) REST
2 25 (13.23%) React Native
3 21 (11.11%) JSON
4 19 (10.05%) Cocoa
5 16 (8.47%) RESTful
6 15 (7.94%) .NET
6 15 (7.94%) iOS SDK
6 15 (7.94%) Node.js
7 13 (6.88%) RxSwift
8 8 (4.23%) Apache Cordova
8 8 (4.23%) React
9 7 (3.70%) Core Data
9 7 (3.70%) Flutter
9 7 (3.70%) UIKit
9 7 (3.70%) Web Services
10 6 (3.17%) Spring
11 5 (2.65%) Core Animation
11 5 (2.65%) Ionic Framework
11 5 (2.65%) Spring Boot
12 4 (2.12%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 64 (33.86%) Mobile App
2 36 (19.05%) User Experience
3 26 (13.76%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (6.88%) iPhone
5 12 (6.35%) iPad
6 6 (3.17%) Animation
7 5 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.06%) Marketing Technology
8 2 (1.06%) Online Games
9 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.53%) Mobile Games
9 1 (0.53%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.53%) Social Network
9 1 (0.53%) STB
9 1 (0.53%) Vector Graphics
9 1 (0.53%) Video Editing
9 1 (0.53%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.53%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 176 (93.12%) Apple iOS
2 70 (37.04%) Android
3 5 (2.65%) Mac OS
3 5 (2.65%) Mac OS X
4 4 (2.12%) Windows
5 3 (1.59%) Linux
5 3 (1.59%) tvOS
6 2 (1.06%) Solaris
6 2 (1.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (74.07%) iOS Development
2 69 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (19.05%) TDD
4 32 (16.93%) Scrum
5 29 (15.34%) Android Development
6 25 (13.23%) Software Engineering
7 24 (12.70%) Test Automation
8 22 (11.64%) Mobile Development
9 20 (10.58%) Kanban
10 18 (9.52%) MVVM
10 18 (9.52%) Open Source
11 15 (7.94%) Lean UX
11 15 (7.94%) SOLID
12 14 (7.41%) OO
12 14 (7.41%) Pair Programming
13 13 (6.88%) OOP
14 12 (6.35%) MVC
15 11 (5.82%) Unit Testing
16 10 (5.29%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (5.29%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 107 (56.61%) Objective-C
2 41 (21.69%) Java
3 39 (20.63%) Kotlin
4 11 (5.82%) JavaScript
5 9 (4.76%) C#
6 6 (3.17%) C++
6 6 (3.17%) PHP
7 5 (2.65%) C
7 5 (2.65%) Java 8
7 5 (2.65%) Python
8 4 (2.12%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.12%) SQL
9 2 (1.06%) Dart
9 2 (1.06%) Scala
10 1 (0.53%) Go
10 1 (0.53%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.53%) Perl
10 1 (0.53%) Ruby
10 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.53%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (1.59%) Degree
2 2 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.53%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.12%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.06%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.06%) Ansible
1 2 (1.06%) Grafana
1 2 (1.06%) Kibana
1 2 (1.06%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (1.06%) Prometheus
2 1 (0.53%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (7.94%) Apple
2 13 (6.88%) Splunk
3 11 (5.82%) AppDynamics
3 11 (5.82%) Google
3 11 (5.82%) Xamarin
4 7 (3.70%) SAP
5 5 (2.65%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.06%) Adobe
6 2 (1.06%) Facebook
6 2 (1.06%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.06%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.06%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.06%) VMware
7 1 (0.53%) Capita
7 1 (0.53%) Infor
7 1 (0.53%) Mapbox
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle
7 1 (0.53%) OutSystems