Period
to 19 October 2021

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 19 October 2021 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
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 473 320 505
Rank change year-on-year -153 +185 +16
Contract jobs citing Apple Swift 287 181 302
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.43% 0.67% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.07% 1.56% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 137 214
10th Percentile £406 £325 £363
25th Percentile £450 £375 £421
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £450 £488
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% +3.72%
75th Percentile £614 £501 £538
90th Percentile £665 £572 £575
UK median daily rate £525 £450 £488
% change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 1
10th Percentile " " "
25th Percentile £60.50 " £61.67
Median hourly rate £62.25 - £63.33
75th Percentile £64.75 " £65.00
90th Percentile £75.78 " "
UK median hourly rate £64.00 - £63.33

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 26,771 11,568 32,649
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 39.73% 43.12% 42.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,526 8,214 23,173
10th Percentile £363 £313 £325
25th Percentile £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £498 £488
Median % change year-on-year +5.53% +2.05% +2.63%
75th Percentile £638 £600 £575
90th Percentile £713 £694 £650
UK median daily rate £525 £482 £475
% change year-on-year +9.03% +1.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 395 227 578
10th Percentile £17.10 £12.63 £18.13
25th Percentile £25.25 £21.25 £33.44
Median hourly rate £45.45 £37.50 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +21.20% -16.67% +6.58%
75th Percentile £58.73 £47.50 £51.25
90th Percentile £65.54 £55.00 £55.15
UK median hourly rate £45.45 £37.50 £44.50
% change year-on-year +21.20% -15.73% +5.95%

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 19 October 2021.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Apple Swift in England over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

Hourly rate histogram 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 19 October 2021. 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 -125 198 £525 +16.67% 79
North of England -101 26 £475 +12.43% 31
North West -59 16 £480 +33.33% 18
South East -93 14 £450 -5.26% 10
South West -38 11 £475 - 9
Yorkshire -69 9 £475 +5.56% 9
East of England - 4 £500 - 8
Midlands -81 3 £450 +28.57% 14
West Midlands -65 2 £431 +23.21% 6
East Midlands -32 1 £515 +21.18% 8
North East - 1 £463 - 4
Apple Swift
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, 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.

1 263 (91.64%) Apple iOS
2 201 (70.03%) iOS Development
3 139 (48.43%) Agile Software Development
4 124 (43.21%) Objective-C
5 116 (40.42%) Mobile App
6 74 (25.78%) Android
7 66 (23.00%) TDD
8 64 (22.30%) RESTful
9 63 (21.95%) Xcode
10 56 (19.51%) Kotlin
11 55 (19.16%) User Experience
11 55 (19.16%) Java
12 52 (18.12%) React Native
13 51 (17.77%) MVVM
14 49 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
14 49 (17.07%) Social Skills
15 48 (16.72%) Git (software)
16 46 (16.03%) REST
17 45 (15.68%) iOS SDK
18 42 (14.63%) Mobile Application Development
18 42 (14.63%) Software Engineering
19 41 (14.29%) Mobile Development
20 39 (13.59%) JavaScript
21 38 (13.24%) Apple
22 37 (12.89%) Unit Testing
23 36 (12.54%) JSON
23 36 (12.54%) Problem-Solving
23 36 (12.54%) Clean Code
24 35 (12.20%) Test Automation
25 34 (11.85%) Finance

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 9 (3.14%) Confluence
2 2 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Figma
1 2 (0.70%) Zeplin
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.39%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 24 (8.36%) GitHub
2 15 (5.23%) AWS
3 10 (3.48%) Azure
4 6 (2.09%) Firebase
4 6 (2.09%) GCP
4 6 (2.09%) GitHub Actions
5 4 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.39%) SaaS
6 3 (1.05%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.05%) Google Play
7 2 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.70%) Apple Pay
7 2 (0.70%) AppsFlyer
7 2 (0.70%) Bitrise
7 2 (0.70%) Datadog
7 2 (0.70%) npm
7 2 (0.70%) Pushwoosh
7 2 (0.70%) TestFlight
8 1 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.35%) Stripe
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.79%) HTTP
2 6 (2.09%) Bluetooth
3 4 (1.39%) 2G
3 4 (1.39%) MQTT
4 2 (0.70%) Internet
4 2 (0.70%) VoIP
4 2 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.79%) MySQL
2 6 (2.09%) NoSQL
3 4 (1.39%) MongoDB
3 4 (1.39%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.39%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (0.70%) Big Data
4 2 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.70%) OLAP
5 1 (0.35%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 63 (21.95%) Xcode
2 48 (16.72%) Git (software)
3 32 (11.15%) Jenkins
4 23 (8.01%) fastlane
5 16 (5.57%) JIRA
6 11 (3.83%) CocoaPods
6 11 (3.83%) Subversion
7 10 (3.48%) Mercurial
8 9 (3.14%) git-flow
8 9 (3.14%) Postman
8 9 (3.14%) Selenium
9 7 (2.44%) CircleCI
10 6 (2.09%) Android Studio
10 6 (2.09%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (1.74%) Appium
11 5 (1.74%) GitLab
11 5 (1.74%) JUnit
11 5 (1.74%) Pivotal Tracker
12 4 (1.39%) Charles Proxy
13 3 (1.05%) Cypress.io
General
1 49 (17.07%) Social Skills
2 34 (11.85%) Finance
3 30 (10.45%) Banking
4 25 (8.71%) Retail
5 15 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (3.83%) Publishing
7 8 (2.79%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.05%) Automotive
8 3 (1.05%) Games
8 3 (1.05%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.05%) Marketing
8 3 (1.05%) Presentation Skills
9 2 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.70%) Documentation Skills
9 2 (0.70%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.70%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Advertising
10 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 233 (81.18%) Developer
2 180 (62.72%) iOS Developer
3 53 (18.47%) Senior Developer
4 46 (16.03%) Senior iOS Developer
5 36 (12.54%) Mobile Developer
6 29 (10.10%) React Developer
7 12 (4.18%) Android Developer
8 11 (3.83%) Lead Developer
9 10 (3.48%) Software Engineer
10 8 (2.79%) Mobile Engineer
10 8 (2.79%) QA Engineer
11 7 (2.44%) Applications Developer
11 7 (2.44%) Developer in Test
12 6 (2.09%) iOS Android Developer
12 6 (2.09%) Lead iOS Developer
12 6 (2.09%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 6 (2.09%) Senior Software Engineer
13 5 (1.74%) iOS Programmer
13 5 (1.74%) Programmer
13 5 (1.74%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (22.30%) RESTful
2 52 (18.12%) React Native
3 46 (16.03%) REST
4 45 (15.68%) iOS SDK
5 36 (12.54%) JSON
6 30 (10.45%) RxSwift
7 24 (8.36%) XML
8 23 (8.01%) Cocoa
8 23 (8.01%) Core Data
9 21 (7.32%) GraphQL
10 20 (6.97%) Web Services
11 17 (5.92%) React
12 14 (4.88%) Core Animation
12 14 (4.88%) UIKit
13 9 (3.14%) Apache Cordova
13 9 (3.14%) HTML
13 9 (3.14%) SOAP
14 8 (2.79%) Redux
14 8 (2.79%) Ruby on Rails
15 7 (2.44%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 116 (40.42%) Mobile App
2 55 (19.16%) User Experience
3 33 (11.50%) iPhone
4 28 (9.76%) iPad
5 16 (5.57%) Data Protection Act
6 14 (4.88%) Animation
7 12 (4.18%) Greenfield Project
8 11 (3.83%) Video\Live Streaming
9 8 (2.79%) Video on Demand
10 7 (2.44%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.39%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (1.05%) Social Media
13 2 (0.70%) BBC
13 2 (0.70%) Media Streaming
13 2 (0.70%) Mobile Banking
13 2 (0.70%) Online Banking
13 2 (0.70%) Online Games
13 2 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 263 (91.64%) Apple iOS
2 74 (25.78%) Android
3 8 (2.79%) tvOS
4 6 (2.09%) Mac OS X
5 5 (1.74%) Windows
6 1 (0.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (70.03%) iOS Development
2 139 (48.43%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (23.00%) TDD
4 51 (17.77%) MVVM
5 49 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (14.63%) Mobile Application Development
6 42 (14.63%) Software Engineering
7 41 (14.29%) Mobile Development
8 37 (12.89%) Unit Testing
9 36 (12.54%) Clean Code
9 36 (12.54%) Problem-Solving
10 35 (12.20%) Test Automation
11 33 (11.50%) MVC
12 32 (11.15%) Pair Programming
13 30 (10.45%) Scrum
14 27 (9.41%) Continuous Delivery
15 26 (9.06%) Android Development
15 26 (9.06%) Computer Science
16 23 (8.01%) Software Architecture
17 22 (7.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 124 (43.21%) Objective-C
2 56 (19.51%) Kotlin
3 55 (19.16%) Java
4 39 (13.59%) JavaScript
5 16 (5.57%) TypeScript
6 15 (5.23%) C
7 9 (3.14%) C++
7 9 (3.14%) Python
8 7 (2.44%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.09%) C#
9 6 (2.09%) Go
9 6 (2.09%) PHP
10 5 (1.74%) SQL
11 4 (1.39%) Ruby
12 3 (1.05%) ES6
13 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.35%) Dart
Qualifications
1 19 (6.62%) Degree
2 12 (4.18%) ISTQB
3 8 (2.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.05%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.35%) ACMT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.23%) QA
2 2 (0.70%) GDPR
2 2 (0.70%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.35%) Accessibility
System Software
1 2 (0.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (2.09%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.70%) Terraform
3 1 (0.35%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 38 (13.24%) Apple
2 9 (3.14%) Xamarin
3 8 (2.79%) Google
4 3 (1.05%) Microsoft
5 2 (0.70%) Adobe
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle
5 2 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.70%) SAP
6 1 (0.35%) Bomgar
6 1 (0.35%) Brightcove
6 1 (0.35%) CA
6 1 (0.35%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.35%) Dell
6 1 (0.35%) Demandware
6 1 (0.35%) PayPal