Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 392 369 416
Rank change year-on-year -23 +47 +138
Contract jobs citing Apple Swift 239 223 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.53% 0.56% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.10% 1.20% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 152 138
London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +6.51%
10th Percentile £363 £339 £325
90th Percentile £638 £538 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £419
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.49% +1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
London median hourly rate £21.50 £107.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -80.00% - -
England median hourly rate £21.50 £41.50 £33.63
% change year-on-year -48.19% +23.42% -25.28%

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 21,815 18,551 18,626
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.64% 46.80% 42.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,601 13,782 14,085
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £358 £325 £308
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 201 139 93
London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £30.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +35.81% +9.72%
10th Percentile £17.75 £17.70 £14.23
90th Percentile £65.00 £54.38 £57.00
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.38 £38.50
% change year-on-year +0.30% +7.47% +10.00%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 -71 30 £503 +11.67% 22
West London -29 12 £450 -5.26% 14
Apple Swift
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 218 (91.21%) Apple iOS
2 170 (71.13%) iOS Development
3 153 (64.02%) Objective-C
4 150 (62.76%) Agile Software Development
5 103 (43.10%) TDD
6 77 (32.22%) Mobile App
7 69 (28.87%) BDD
8 61 (25.52%) RESTful
9 60 (25.10%) Android
10 55 (23.01%) Test Automation
10 55 (23.01%) Java
11 54 (22.59%) Mobile Development
12 53 (22.18%) Scrum
13 50 (20.92%) Xcode
14 49 (20.50%) User Experience
15 47 (19.67%) JavaScript
16 46 (19.25%) Git (software)
17 42 (17.57%) Continuous Integration
18 41 (17.15%) Apple
19 39 (16.32%) Unit Testing
20 38 (15.90%) Finance
21 37 (15.48%) MVC
22 36 (15.06%) OO
23 34 (14.23%) iPhone
24 33 (13.81%) Degree
24 33 (13.81%) Computer Science
24 33 (13.81%) iPad
25 32 (13.39%) Cocoa
26 31 (12.97%) Banking
27 30 (12.55%) Software Engineering

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 14 (5.86%) CMS
2 7 (2.93%) Confluence
3 1 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.42%) Ethereum
3 1 (0.42%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.42%) S-PLUS
1 1 (0.42%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.26%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.42%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.60%) GitHub
2 5 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.09%) Google Play
3 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.84%) npm
4 2 (0.84%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.84%) TestFlight
5 1 (0.42%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.42%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.42%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.42%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.35%) Internet
2 2 (0.84%) Bluetooth
2 2 (0.84%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.42%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.93%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (2.51%) Redis
3 5 (2.09%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.26%) Blockchain
4 3 (1.26%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.26%) SQLite
5 2 (0.84%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.42%) Big Data
6 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.42%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.42%) MySQL
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 50 (20.92%) Xcode
2 46 (19.25%) Git (software)
3 22 (9.21%) Appium
4 21 (8.79%) CocoaPods
5 17 (7.11%) Jenkins
6 16 (6.69%) Cucumber
7 11 (4.60%) JIRA
8 8 (3.35%) Calabash
9 6 (2.51%) GitLab
10 5 (2.09%) Gerrit
11 4 (1.67%) Android Studio
11 4 (1.67%) Jasmine
11 4 (1.67%) Subversion
12 3 (1.26%) fastlane
12 3 (1.26%) Gradle
12 3 (1.26%) webpack
13 2 (0.84%) Crashlytics
13 2 (0.84%) Grunt
13 2 (0.84%) gulp
13 2 (0.84%) Maven
General
1 38 (15.90%) Finance
2 31 (12.97%) Banking
3 14 (5.86%) Publishing
4 13 (5.44%) Retail
5 7 (2.93%) Automotive
6 5 (2.09%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.67%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.26%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.84%) Games
9 2 (0.84%) Law
9 2 (0.84%) Marketing
9 2 (0.84%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.42%) Advertising
10 1 (0.42%) Electronics
10 1 (0.42%) French Language
10 1 (0.42%) German Language
10 1 (0.42%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 180 (75.31%) Developer
2 147 (61.51%) iOS Developer
3 28 (11.72%) Senior Developer
4 26 (10.88%) Senior iOS Developer
5 14 (5.86%) Mobile Developer
5 14 (5.86%) React Developer
6 13 (5.44%) Objective-C Developer
7 9 (3.77%) Applications Developer
8 8 (3.35%) Lead Developer
9 7 (2.93%) Android Developer
9 7 (2.93%) Lead iOS Developer
10 6 (2.51%) Android Engineer
10 6 (2.51%) iOS Android Developer
11 5 (2.09%) Agile Developer
11 5 (2.09%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 5 (2.09%) Software Engineer
12 4 (1.67%) Automation Tester
12 4 (1.67%) Senior Software Engineer
12 4 (1.67%) Test Engineer
12 4 (1.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (25.52%) RESTful
2 32 (13.39%) Cocoa
3 26 (10.88%) Web Services
4 24 (10.04%) Core Data
5 19 (7.95%) React Native
6 18 (7.53%) CSS
6 18 (7.53%) HTML
6 18 (7.53%) Node.js
7 16 (6.69%) iOS SDK
7 16 (6.69%) REST
8 14 (5.86%) JSON
9 13 (5.44%) React
10 11 (4.60%) RxSwift
11 10 (4.18%) AngularJS
11 10 (4.18%) Cocoa Touch
12 9 (3.77%) Ruby on Rails
13 8 (3.35%) HTML5
14 7 (2.93%) Core Animation
15 5 (2.09%) .NET
15 5 (2.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 77 (32.22%) Mobile App
2 49 (20.50%) User Experience
3 34 (14.23%) iPhone
4 33 (13.81%) Computer Science
4 33 (13.81%) iPad
5 24 (10.04%) Greenfield Project
6 19 (7.95%) Fintech
7 8 (3.35%) Video on Demand
8 7 (2.93%) Animation
8 7 (2.93%) Machine to Machine
8 7 (2.93%) SWIFT
9 6 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (2.51%) Management Information System
10 5 (2.09%) Mobile Payment
10 5 (2.09%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (1.26%) Digital Currency
11 3 (1.26%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (1.26%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.84%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 218 (91.21%) Apple iOS
2 60 (25.10%) Android
3 16 (6.69%) Mac OS
4 9 (3.77%) Mac OS X
5 8 (3.35%) Unix
6 5 (2.09%) Linux
7 3 (1.26%) Windows
7 3 (1.26%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (71.13%) iOS Development
2 150 (62.76%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (43.10%) TDD
4 69 (28.87%) BDD
5 55 (23.01%) Test Automation
6 54 (22.59%) Mobile Development
7 53 (22.18%) Scrum
8 42 (17.57%) Continuous Integration
9 39 (16.32%) Unit Testing
10 37 (15.48%) MVC
11 36 (15.06%) OO
12 30 (12.55%) Software Engineering
13 27 (11.30%) MVVM
14 23 (9.62%) OOD
14 23 (9.62%) OOP
15 19 (7.95%) Android Development
16 18 (7.53%) E-Commerce
17 16 (6.69%) Acceptance Criteria
17 16 (6.69%) DevOps
18 15 (6.28%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 153 (64.02%) Objective-C
2 55 (23.01%) Java
3 47 (19.67%) JavaScript
4 18 (7.53%) Ruby
5 13 (5.44%) SQL
6 12 (5.02%) C#
6 12 (5.02%) ES6
7 11 (4.60%) Go
8 10 (4.18%) Kotlin
9 9 (3.77%) Python
10 6 (2.51%) C
11 5 (2.09%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.67%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.67%) PHP
12 4 (1.67%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.26%) C++
14 2 (0.84%) Java 8
15 1 (0.42%) ES7
15 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.42%) R
Qualifications
1 33 (13.81%) Degree
2 13 (5.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (4.18%) Master's Degree
4 4 (1.67%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.09%) ISO 8583
1 5 (2.09%) PCI DSS
1 5 (2.09%) QA
2 2 (0.84%) WCAG
3 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (4.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (2.51%) Kubernetes
1 6 (2.51%) Terraform
2 2 (0.84%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 41 (17.15%) Apple
2 6 (2.51%) Google
2 6 (2.51%) Xamarin
3 3 (1.26%) Microsoft
4 2 (0.84%) IBM
4 2 (0.84%) Oracle
5 1 (0.42%) Adobe
5 1 (0.42%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.42%) DoubleClick
5 1 (0.42%) Ingenico
5 1 (0.42%) Perfecto Mobile
5 1 (0.42%) RapidMiner
5 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.42%) SAP
5 1 (0.42%) Splunk