Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 391 363 359
Rank change year-on-year -28 -4 +85
Contract jobs citing Apple Swift 228 291 239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.51% 0.63% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.02% 1.30% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 245 192
London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% -
10th Percentile £388 £374 £350
90th Percentile £603 £556 £575
England median daily rate £475 £446 £450
% change year-on-year +6.50% -0.89% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
London median hourly rate - £21.50 £165.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -86.97% -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £62.50 £37.02
% change year-on-year -20.00% +68.83% -

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 22,306 22,331 18,752
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 50.09% 48.35% 45.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,915 17,141 14,005
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £320
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
England median daily rate £480 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +1.05% +11.76% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 152 123
London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.77% -18.75% +34.95%
10th Percentile £18.79 £18.25 £16.57
90th Percentile £53.75 £56.63 £65.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 -24 30 £500 +11.11% 26
West London 0 9 £425 -4.71% 25
East London -20 3 £475 -24.00% 3
South London - 3 £475 -
Apple Swift
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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.

1 220 (96.49%) Apple iOS
2 185 (81.14%) iOS Development
3 124 (54.39%) Objective-C
4 101 (44.30%) TDD
5 94 (41.23%) Agile Software Development
6 78 (34.21%) Mobile App
7 70 (30.70%) Xcode
8 62 (27.19%) Android
9 60 (26.32%) RESTful
10 53 (23.25%) Java
11 47 (20.61%) OO
11 47 (20.61%) Git (software)
12 46 (20.18%) Unit Testing
13 45 (19.74%) User Experience
14 43 (18.86%) Banking
15 41 (17.98%) JavaScript
16 39 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
17 37 (16.23%) iOS SDK
18 35 (15.35%) Mobile Development
18 35 (15.35%) Finance
19 34 (14.91%) RxSwift
20 33 (14.47%) MVVM
21 30 (13.16%) BDD
22 29 (12.72%) Test Automation
23 28 (12.28%) Apple
24 27 (11.84%) Scrum
25 26 (11.40%) Core Data
26 25 (10.96%) Computer Science
27 24 (10.53%) OOD
27 24 (10.53%) Jenkins

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 12 (5.26%) Confluence
2 3 (1.32%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (0.88%) CMS
4 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.44%) nginx
4 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.88%) InVision
3 1 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.44%) Snapchat
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.95%) GitHub
2 5 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.32%) Google Play
3 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.88%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.88%) npm
4 2 (0.88%) TestFlight
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.44%) iTunes
5 1 (0.44%) SaaS
5 1 (0.44%) Serverless
5 1 (0.44%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.32%) Network Security
2 2 (0.88%) Bluetooth
2 2 (0.88%) HTTPS
2 2 (0.88%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.44%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.19%) NoSQL
2 4 (1.75%) SQLite
3 2 (0.88%) Big Data
3 2 (0.88%) Hazelcast
3 2 (0.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.44%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.44%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.44%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.44%) MySQL
4 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.44%) Presto
4 1 (0.44%) Redis
Development Applications
1 70 (30.70%) Xcode
2 47 (20.61%) Git (software)
3 24 (10.53%) Jenkins
4 19 (8.33%) JIRA
5 16 (7.02%) fastlane
6 10 (4.39%) CocoaPods
7 9 (3.95%) Bitbucket
7 9 (3.95%) Subversion
8 8 (3.51%) CircleCI
9 6 (2.63%) Gradle
9 6 (2.63%) Maven
9 6 (2.63%) Pivotal Tracker
9 6 (2.63%) Travis CI
10 5 (2.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (2.19%) git-flow
11 4 (1.75%) Appium
11 4 (1.75%) Crashlytics
12 3 (1.32%) CruiseControl
12 3 (1.32%) Selenium
13 2 (0.88%) JUnit
General
1 43 (18.86%) Banking
2 35 (15.35%) Finance
3 19 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.95%) Retail
5 8 (3.51%) Automotive
6 3 (1.32%) Law
7 1 (0.44%) Avionics
7 1 (0.44%) Games
7 1 (0.44%) Legal
7 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 205 (89.91%) Developer
2 166 (72.81%) iOS Developer
3 44 (19.30%) Senior Developer
4 37 (16.23%) Senior iOS Developer
5 18 (7.89%) Java Developer
6 16 (7.02%) Mobile Developer
7 9 (3.95%) Objective-C Developer
7 9 (3.95%) React Developer
8 8 (3.51%) Android Developer
9 7 (3.07%) iOS Android Developer
10 6 (2.63%) Architect
10 6 (2.63%) Senior Mobile Developer
11 5 (2.19%) Applications Developer
12 4 (1.75%) Lead Developer
13 3 (1.32%) Full Stack Developer
13 3 (1.32%) Java Engineer
13 3 (1.32%) Mobile Applications Developer
13 3 (1.32%) Mobile Engineer
13 3 (1.32%) Video On Demand Developer
14 2 (0.88%) Lead iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (26.32%) RESTful
2 37 (16.23%) iOS SDK
3 34 (14.91%) RxSwift
4 26 (11.40%) Core Data
5 21 (9.21%) Web Services
6 20 (8.77%) HTML
6 20 (8.77%) Redux
7 18 (7.89%) CSS
7 18 (7.89%) REST
8 16 (7.02%) Cocoa
8 16 (7.02%) JSON
8 16 (7.02%) React Native
9 14 (6.14%) HTML5
10 12 (5.26%) CSS3
11 10 (4.39%) RxCocoa
12 9 (3.95%) XML
13 8 (3.51%) AngularJS
13 8 (3.51%) Core Animation
14 7 (3.07%) AVFoundation
14 7 (3.07%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 78 (34.21%) Mobile App
2 45 (19.74%) User Experience
3 21 (9.21%) Data Structures
4 20 (8.77%) Algorithms
4 20 (8.77%) Fintech
4 20 (8.77%) iPhone
5 19 (8.33%) Cloud Native
6 18 (7.89%) Greenfield Project
7 17 (7.46%) iPad
8 11 (4.82%) Video\Live Streaming
9 9 (3.95%) Video on Demand
10 8 (3.51%) Animation
11 6 (2.63%) Apple TV
12 5 (2.19%) Over-the-Top Content
13 4 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
14 3 (1.32%) Equities
14 3 (1.32%) Mobile Banking
14 3 (1.32%) Smart Home
15 2 (0.88%) EMV
15 2 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 220 (96.49%) Apple iOS
2 62 (27.19%) Android
3 11 (4.82%) Unix
4 9 (3.95%) Linux
5 8 (3.51%) Mac OS
6 6 (2.63%) tvOS
7 5 (2.19%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.44%) watchOS
8 1 (0.44%) Windows
8 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (81.14%) iOS Development
2 101 (44.30%) TDD
3 94 (41.23%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (20.61%) OO
5 46 (20.18%) Unit Testing
6 39 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (15.35%) Mobile Development
8 33 (14.47%) MVVM
9 30 (13.16%) BDD
10 29 (12.72%) Test Automation
11 27 (11.84%) Scrum
12 25 (10.96%) Computer Science
13 24 (10.53%) OOD
14 21 (9.21%) Functional Programming
15 19 (8.33%) Android Development
16 18 (7.89%) DevOps
16 18 (7.89%) OOP
17 17 (7.46%) Pair Programming
18 16 (7.02%) Mathematics
18 16 (7.02%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 124 (54.39%) Objective-C
2 53 (23.25%) Java
3 41 (17.98%) JavaScript
4 23 (10.09%) Python
5 22 (9.65%) C++
5 22 (9.65%) TypeScript
6 21 (9.21%) C#
7 19 (8.33%) Rust
8 16 (7.02%) Kotlin
9 15 (6.58%) C
10 7 (3.07%) PHP
11 5 (2.19%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.19%) SQL
12 4 (1.75%) Ruby
12 4 (1.75%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.32%) ES6
13 3 (1.32%) Go
13 3 (1.32%) Java 8
14 2 (0.88%) Scala
15 1 (0.44%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (8.77%) Degree
2 18 (7.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.32%) CEH
3 3 (1.32%) CISSP
4 2 (0.88%) CREST Certified
4 2 (0.88%) OSCP
5 1 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (0.88%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.44%) PSD2
System Software
1 1 (0.44%) Docker
1 1 (0.44%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 1 (0.44%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (12.28%) Apple
2 6 (2.63%) Atlassian
2 6 (2.63%) Google
3 5 (2.19%) Microsoft
4 2 (0.88%) Facebook
4 2 (0.88%) Splunk
4 2 (0.88%) Twitter