Period
to 15 August 2018

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 15 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
England > London
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 375 369 409
Rank change year-on-year -6 +40 +107
Contract jobs citing Apple Swift 276 263 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.61% 0.62% 0.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.21% 1.29% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 205 178
London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +0.06%
10th Percentile £363 £338 £334
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £463 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +8.82% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £50.00 -
England median hourly rate - £41.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year - +45.61% -36.67%

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 22,731 20,380 19,823
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 49.94% 47.82% 43.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,367 15,162 14,939
London median daily rate £515 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £363 £330 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 152 90
London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £27.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +46.08% -1.00%
10th Percentile £18.00 £17.28 £14.58
90th Percentile £62.75 £51.80 £56.95
England median hourly rate £41.69 £40.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.33% +4.17%

Apple Swift
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Apple Swift in London

Apple Swift
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple Swift in London

Apple Swift
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple Swift in London over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 15 August 2018. 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 -33 36 £475 +5.56% 26
West London -36 10 £450 -5.26% 21
East London -19 1 £475 +10.47% 3
Apple Swift
England

For the 6 months to 15 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 London region with a requirement for Apple Swift.

1 257 (93.12%) Apple iOS
2 202 (73.19%) iOS Development
3 182 (65.94%) Objective-C
4 171 (61.96%) Agile Software Development
5 132 (47.83%) TDD
6 94 (34.06%) Mobile App
7 78 (28.26%) BDD
8 76 (27.54%) RESTful
9 73 (26.45%) Xcode
10 70 (25.36%) Test Automation
11 68 (24.64%) Git (software)
11 68 (24.64%) Android
12 64 (23.19%) Java
12 64 (23.19%) Mobile Development
13 63 (22.83%) User Experience
14 59 (21.38%) Scrum
14 59 (21.38%) Continuous Integration
15 56 (20.29%) JavaScript
16 55 (19.93%) Unit Testing
17 54 (19.57%) Apple
18 51 (18.48%) OO
19 42 (15.22%) Computer Science
20 40 (14.49%) Degree
21 39 (14.13%) iPad
22 37 (13.41%) Banking
23 36 (13.04%) iPhone
24 34 (12.32%) Cocoa
24 34 (12.32%) MVC
24 34 (12.32%) Core Data
25 33 (11.96%) Fintech

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 13 (4.71%) CMS
2 7 (2.54%) Confluence
3 2 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.36%) Anypoint
4 1 (0.36%) Ethereum
4 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (1.09%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (1.09%) InVision
1 3 (1.09%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.72%) S-PLUS
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.62%) GitHub
2 7 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.54%) Google Play
3 5 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.36%) Firebase
4 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.36%) iTunes
4 1 (0.36%) npm
4 1 (0.36%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.54%) Internet
2 5 (1.81%) Network Security
3 2 (0.72%) HTTP
3 2 (0.72%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.36%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.36%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.36%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.81%) Relational Database
1 5 (1.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.09%) Blockchain
3 3 (1.09%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.09%) Redis
3 3 (1.09%) SQLite
4 2 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (0.72%) CouchDB
4 2 (0.72%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.36%) Big Data
5 1 (0.36%) Hazelcast
5 1 (0.36%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 73 (26.45%) Xcode
2 68 (24.64%) Git (software)
3 25 (9.06%) Jenkins
4 19 (6.88%) CocoaPods
4 19 (6.88%) JIRA
5 17 (6.16%) Appium
6 10 (3.62%) Subversion
7 9 (3.26%) Cucumber
7 9 (3.26%) Selenium
8 7 (2.54%) Jasmine
9 6 (2.17%) git-flow
9 6 (2.17%) Gradle
9 6 (2.17%) Travis CI
10 5 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (1.81%) Bitbucket
10 5 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.45%) fastlane
11 4 (1.45%) NUnit
11 4 (1.45%) ReSharper
11 4 (1.45%) SpecFlow
General
1 37 (13.41%) Banking
2 32 (11.59%) Finance
3 16 (5.80%) Retail
4 15 (5.43%) Publishing
5 10 (3.62%) Automotive
5 10 (3.62%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.17%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.09%) Games
7 3 (1.09%) Law
8 2 (0.72%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 218 (78.99%) Developer
2 175 (63.41%) iOS Developer
3 27 (9.78%) Senior Developer
3 27 (9.78%) Senior iOS Developer
4 17 (6.16%) React Developer
5 13 (4.71%) Objective-C Developer
6 11 (3.99%) Mobile Developer
7 10 (3.62%) Java Developer
8 8 (2.90%) Android Engineer
8 8 (2.90%) Software Engineer
9 7 (2.54%) Applications Developer
9 7 (2.54%) Test Engineer
10 6 (2.17%) Senior Software Engineer
11 5 (1.81%) Lead Developer
12 4 (1.45%) Agile Developer
12 4 (1.45%) Android Developer
12 4 (1.45%) C# Developer
12 4 (1.45%) Full Stack Developer
12 4 (1.45%) Lead iOS Developer
12 4 (1.45%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (27.54%) RESTful
2 34 (12.32%) Cocoa
2 34 (12.32%) Core Data
3 28 (10.14%) HTML
4 25 (9.06%) Web Services
5 24 (8.70%) React Native
6 22 (7.97%) CSS
7 18 (6.52%) Core Animation
7 18 (6.52%) iOS SDK
8 15 (5.43%) JSON
8 15 (5.43%) REST
9 14 (5.07%) HTML5
10 13 (4.71%) RxSwift
11 12 (4.35%) .NET
11 12 (4.35%) React
12 11 (3.99%) AngularJS
12 11 (3.99%) Redux
13 10 (3.62%) Node.js
14 7 (2.54%) ASP.NET
14 7 (2.54%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 94 (34.06%) Mobile App
2 63 (22.83%) User Experience
3 42 (15.22%) Computer Science
4 39 (14.13%) iPad
5 36 (13.04%) iPhone
6 33 (11.96%) Fintech
7 27 (9.78%) Greenfield Project
8 18 (6.52%) Animation
9 13 (4.71%) Algorithms
9 13 (4.71%) Data Structures
10 8 (2.90%) Cloud Native
11 7 (2.54%) Machine to Machine
11 7 (2.54%) Mobile Payment
11 7 (2.54%) Video on Demand
12 6 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (2.17%) Management Information System
13 4 (1.45%) Apple TV
13 4 (1.45%) Mobile Banking
13 4 (1.45%) SWIFT
13 4 (1.45%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 257 (93.12%) Apple iOS
2 68 (24.64%) Android
3 22 (7.97%) Mac OS
4 10 (3.62%) Mac OS X
5 8 (2.90%) Unix
6 7 (2.54%) Windows
6 7 (2.54%) Windows 7
6 7 (2.54%) Windows 8
7 6 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (73.19%) iOS Development
2 171 (61.96%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (47.83%) TDD
4 78 (28.26%) BDD
5 70 (25.36%) Test Automation
6 64 (23.19%) Mobile Development
7 59 (21.38%) Continuous Integration
7 59 (21.38%) Scrum
8 55 (19.93%) Unit Testing
9 51 (18.48%) OO
10 34 (12.32%) MVC
11 31 (11.23%) OOD
12 27 (9.78%) Software Engineering
13 22 (7.97%) Android Development
14 21 (7.61%) E-Commerce
15 20 (7.25%) Pair Programming
16 19 (6.88%) DevOps
16 19 (6.88%) MVVM
16 19 (6.88%) OOP
17 16 (5.80%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 182 (65.94%) Objective-C
2 64 (23.19%) Java
3 56 (20.29%) JavaScript
4 22 (7.97%) C#
5 19 (6.88%) C++
6 17 (6.16%) Python
7 15 (5.43%) C
8 12 (4.35%) Kotlin
8 12 (4.35%) Ruby
8 12 (4.35%) TypeScript
9 11 (3.99%) SQL
10 9 (3.26%) Go
11 8 (2.90%) ES6
11 8 (2.90%) Rust
12 6 (2.17%) PHP
13 3 (1.09%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.72%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.72%) ES7
14 2 (0.72%) Java 8
14 2 (0.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 40 (14.49%) Degree
2 18 (6.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.54%) Master's Degree
4 4 (1.45%) MBA
5 3 (1.09%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.72%) CEH
6 2 (0.72%) CISSP
6 2 (0.72%) CREST Certified
6 2 (0.72%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.62%) QA
2 5 (1.81%) ISO 8583
2 5 (1.81%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.36%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (1.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.81%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.09%) Terraform
3 1 (0.36%) Ansible
3 1 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (0.36%) HockeyApp
3 1 (0.36%) Mesos
3 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 54 (19.57%) Apple
2 10 (3.62%) Google
3 8 (2.90%) Capita
4 3 (1.09%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.72%) Microsoft
5 2 (0.72%) Oracle
5 2 (0.72%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.36%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.36%) Splunk