Period
to 27 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 27 July 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
England > London
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 353 279 419
Rank change year-on-year -74 +140 -16
Contract jobs citing Apple Swift 167 114 178
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.56% 0.71% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.19% 1.41% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 88 142
10th Percentile £404 £309 £407
25th Percentile £447 £417 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £578 £538 £555
90th Percentile £638 £581 £599
England median daily rate £500 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £65.00 - -
England median hourly rate £60.50 - -

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 London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 14,035 8,083 19,315
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 47.00% 50.12% 47.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,466 6,001 14,717
10th Percentile £388 £363 £363
25th Percentile £463 £442 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +2.44%
75th Percentile £650 £638 £613
90th Percentile £725 £725 £688
England median daily rate £513 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +2.60% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 69 106
10th Percentile £21.36 £22.40 £16.50
25th Percentile £34.88 £31.25 £21.25
Median hourly rate £45.00 £46.42 £44.53
Median % change year-on-year -3.05% +4.23% +7.54%
75th Percentile £62.06 £57.50 £52.50
90th Percentile £68.61 £63.98 £56.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +8.67%

Apple Swift
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Apple Swift in London

Apple Swift
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Apple Swift in London

Apple Swift
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Apple Swift in London over the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Apple Swift in London

Apple Swift
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hourly rate trend for Apple Swift in London

Apple Swift
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 27 July 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
Central London -21 15 £525 +29.63% 30
East London +14 9 £480 +1.05% 6
West London -17 3 £513 -2.38% 10
Apple Swift
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 London region with a requirement for Apple Swift.

1 152 (91.02%) Apple iOS
2 107 (64.07%) iOS Development
3 82 (49.10%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (43.71%) Objective-C
5 61 (36.53%) Mobile App
6 43 (25.75%) TDD
7 37 (22.16%) Android
8 36 (21.56%) Social Skills
9 35 (20.96%) Xcode
9 35 (20.96%) RESTful
10 31 (18.56%) Git (software)
10 31 (18.56%) iPhone
10 31 (18.56%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (17.96%) User Experience
12 29 (17.37%) Unit Testing
12 29 (17.37%) Apple
12 29 (17.37%) Java
12 29 (17.37%) JavaScript
13 28 (16.77%) MVC
13 28 (16.77%) Software Engineering
13 28 (16.77%) MVVM
13 28 (16.77%) iOS SDK
14 27 (16.17%) Jenkins
14 27 (16.17%) JSON
14 27 (16.17%) Problem-Solving
15 25 (14.97%) React Native
15 25 (14.97%) Kotlin
16 24 (14.37%) iPad
17 22 (13.17%) Mobile Development
17 22 (13.17%) Scrum

Apple Swift
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (1.20%) Confluence
1 2 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Figma
1 1 (0.60%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 4 (2.40%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.19%) GitHub
2 10 (5.99%) Firebase
3 9 (5.39%) AWS
4 8 (4.79%) Azure
5 5 (2.99%) Google Play
6 4 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.80%) Apple Pay
7 3 (1.80%) SaaS
8 2 (1.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (1.20%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.20%) Azure Pipelines
8 2 (1.20%) Bitrise
8 2 (1.20%) npm
8 2 (1.20%) Serverless
9 1 (0.60%) AppsFlyer
9 1 (0.60%) Pushwoosh
9 1 (0.60%) Slack
9 1 (0.60%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.80%) 2G
2 2 (1.20%) Bluetooth
2 2 (1.20%) Internet
2 2 (1.20%) VoIP
2 2 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.60%) HTTP
3 1 (0.60%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.59%) MySQL
2 4 (2.40%) MongoDB
2 4 (2.40%) NoSQL
2 4 (2.40%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.40%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.20%) Amazon Aurora
3 2 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 35 (20.96%) Xcode
2 31 (18.56%) Git (software)
3 27 (16.17%) Jenkins
4 15 (8.98%) fastlane
5 9 (5.39%) CocoaPods
6 8 (4.79%) Postman
7 7 (4.19%) CircleCI
7 7 (4.19%) JIRA
7 7 (4.19%) JUnit
7 7 (4.19%) Subversion
8 5 (2.99%) GitLab
8 5 (2.99%) Pivotal Tracker
8 5 (2.99%) Selenium
9 4 (2.40%) Android Studio
9 4 (2.40%) Cypress.io
9 4 (2.40%) git-flow
9 4 (2.40%) Mercurial
10 3 (1.80%) Appium
10 3 (1.80%) Charles Proxy
10 3 (1.80%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 36 (21.56%) Social Skills
2 15 (8.98%) Finance
2 15 (8.98%) Retail
3 11 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.59%) Banking
3 11 (6.59%) Publishing
4 4 (2.40%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.40%) Presentation Skills
4 4 (2.40%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.80%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.20%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.20%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Advertising
7 1 (0.60%) Games
7 1 (0.60%) Marketing
7 1 (0.60%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.60%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 120 (71.86%) Developer
2 95 (56.89%) iOS Developer
3 26 (15.57%) Senior Developer
4 25 (14.97%) Senior iOS Developer
5 15 (8.98%) Mobile Developer
6 9 (5.39%) React Developer
7 8 (4.79%) Mobile Engineer
7 8 (4.79%) QA Engineer
8 7 (4.19%) Android Developer
9 6 (3.59%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (3.59%) Lead Developer
9 6 (3.59%) Lead iOS Developer
9 6 (3.59%) Software Engineer
10 5 (2.99%) Architect
10 5 (2.99%) iOS Programmer
10 5 (2.99%) Programmer
10 5 (2.99%) Senior Programmer
11 3 (1.80%) Junior Developer
11 3 (1.80%) Principal Engineer
11 3 (1.80%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (20.96%) RESTful
2 28 (16.77%) iOS SDK
3 27 (16.17%) JSON
4 25 (14.97%) React Native
5 22 (13.17%) Cocoa
6 21 (12.57%) Core Data
6 21 (12.57%) REST
7 19 (11.38%) UIKit
8 18 (10.78%) XML
9 15 (8.98%) React
10 14 (8.38%) GraphQL
11 13 (7.78%) Web Services
12 12 (7.19%) Core Animation
13 11 (6.59%) HTML
13 11 (6.59%) RxSwift
14 9 (5.39%) Apache Cordova
14 9 (5.39%) Node.js
15 8 (4.79%) SOAP
16 7 (4.19%) Ionic Framework
16 7 (4.19%) iPhone SDK
Miscellaneous
1 61 (36.53%) Mobile App
2 31 (18.56%) iPhone
3 30 (17.96%) User Experience
4 24 (14.37%) iPad
5 12 (7.19%) Animation
6 7 (4.19%) Video\Live Streaming
7 5 (2.99%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.99%) Video on Demand
8 4 (2.40%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.20%) BBC
9 2 (1.20%) Chromecast
9 2 (1.20%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (1.20%) Online Banking
9 2 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.60%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.60%) Apple TV
10 1 (0.60%) Social Media
10 1 (0.60%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 152 (91.02%) Apple iOS
2 37 (22.16%) Android
3 6 (3.59%) tvOS
4 5 (2.99%) Windows
5 3 (1.80%) Mac OS
5 3 (1.80%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.60%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (64.07%) iOS Development
2 82 (49.10%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (25.75%) TDD
4 31 (18.56%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (17.37%) Unit Testing
6 28 (16.77%) MVC
6 28 (16.77%) MVVM
6 28 (16.77%) Software Engineering
7 27 (16.17%) Problem-Solving
8 22 (13.17%) Mobile Development
8 22 (13.17%) Scrum
9 21 (12.57%) Computer Science
10 20 (11.98%) Pair Programming
10 20 (11.98%) Test Automation
11 18 (10.78%) SDLC
12 16 (9.58%) Mobile Application Development
13 15 (8.98%) Clean Code
13 15 (8.98%) OOD
14 14 (8.38%) Multithreading
14 14 (8.38%) OO
Programming Languages
1 73 (43.71%) Objective-C
2 29 (17.37%) Java
2 29 (17.37%) JavaScript
3 25 (14.97%) Kotlin
4 14 (8.38%) TypeScript
5 10 (5.99%) C++
6 9 (5.39%) C
7 6 (3.59%) C#
8 5 (2.99%) Python
9 3 (1.80%) ES6
9 3 (1.80%) PHP
9 3 (1.80%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.20%) SQL
11 1 (0.60%) Go
11 1 (0.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (8.98%) Degree
2 9 (5.39%) ISTQB
3 5 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.80%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.60%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.98%) QA
2 3 (1.80%) Accessibility
3 2 (1.20%) GDPR
3 2 (1.20%) HIPAA
System Software
1 2 (1.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.20%) Terraform
2 1 (0.60%) HP Fortify
2 1 (0.60%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (17.37%) Apple
2 8 (4.79%) Google
3 7 (4.19%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.20%) Adobe
4 2 (1.20%) Brightcove
4 2 (1.20%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (1.20%) Facebook
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle
4 2 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.20%) SAP
5 1 (0.60%) CA
5 1 (0.60%) Dell
5 1 (0.60%) Demandware
5 1 (0.60%) HP
5 1 (0.60%) IBM
5 1 (0.60%) Microsoft