Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 382 330 362
Rank change year-on-year -52 +32 +122
Contract jobs citing Apple Swift 267 315 273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.58% 0.70% 0.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.16% 1.45% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 270 233
London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £363 £344 £350
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
England median daily rate £468 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +10.00% -2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £62.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year - +119.30% -26.92%

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 23,026 21,790 19,879
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 50.33% 48.36% 44.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,509 16,418 14,916
London median daily rate £525 £500 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +9.59% +1.39%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £313
90th Percentile £675 £663 £631
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 136 111
London median hourly rate £39.00 £36.67 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.37% +12.82% +30.00%
10th Percentile £18.18 £17.88 £14.63
90th Percentile £62.81 £51.00 £67.50
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.66% +6.67% +2.74%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -43 37 £481 +6.94% 35
West London -24 11 £438 -6.67% 24
East London - 4 £475 - 2
Apple Swift
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 258 (96.63%) Apple iOS
2 202 (75.66%) iOS Development
3 161 (60.30%) Objective-C
4 146 (54.68%) Agile Software Development
5 142 (53.18%) TDD
6 90 (33.71%) Mobile App
7 81 (30.34%) Git (software)
8 78 (29.21%) Xcode
9 76 (28.46%) Android
10 75 (28.09%) RESTful
11 69 (25.84%) BDD
11 69 (25.84%) Java
12 67 (25.09%) JavaScript
13 61 (22.85%) Continuous Integration
13 61 (22.85%) User Experience
14 58 (21.72%) Test Automation
14 58 (21.72%) OO
15 56 (20.97%) Unit Testing
16 55 (20.60%) Scrum
16 55 (20.60%) Mobile Development
17 50 (18.73%) Apple
18 46 (17.23%) Banking
19 39 (14.61%) Core Data
20 36 (13.48%) Computer Science
21 34 (12.73%) iPhone
21 34 (12.73%) iPad
22 32 (11.99%) HTML
22 32 (11.99%) Finance
23 31 (11.61%) Degree
24 30 (11.24%) 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 10 (3.75%) Confluence
2 9 (3.37%) CMS
3 3 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.37%) Anypoint
4 1 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.37%) Ethereum
4 1 (0.37%) nginx
4 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (1.50%) InVision
2 3 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.12%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.75%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.37%) Snapchat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.24%) GitHub
2 8 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.62%) Google Play
4 6 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.12%) npm
6 2 (0.75%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.75%) TestFlight
7 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.37%) Firebase
7 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.37%) iTunes
7 1 (0.37%) SaaS
7 1 (0.37%) Serverless
7 1 (0.37%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.87%) Network Security
2 4 (1.50%) Internet
3 2 (0.75%) HTTP
3 2 (0.75%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.37%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (1.87%) SQL Server
1 5 (1.87%) SQLite
2 4 (1.50%) Redis
2 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.12%) Blockchain
3 3 (1.12%) Hazelcast
3 3 (1.12%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.12%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.12%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (0.75%) Big Data
4 2 (0.75%) CouchDB
4 2 (0.75%) MySQL
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.37%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.37%) Presto
Development Applications
1 81 (30.34%) Git (software)
2 78 (29.21%) Xcode
3 30 (11.24%) Jenkins
4 25 (9.36%) JIRA
5 16 (5.99%) fastlane
6 13 (4.87%) CocoaPods
7 11 (4.12%) Appium
7 11 (4.12%) Selenium
8 10 (3.75%) Gradle
8 10 (3.75%) Travis CI
9 9 (3.37%) Maven
9 9 (3.37%) Subversion
10 8 (3.00%) Bitbucket
10 8 (3.00%) CircleCI
11 7 (2.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (2.62%) Cucumber
12 6 (2.25%) git-flow
12 6 (2.25%) Pivotal Tracker
13 5 (1.87%) Jasmine
13 5 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 46 (17.23%) Banking
2 32 (11.99%) Finance
3 17 (6.37%) Telecoms
4 15 (5.62%) Retail
5 10 (3.75%) Publishing
6 5 (1.87%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.50%) Automotive
7 4 (1.50%) Law
8 3 (1.12%) Games
9 2 (0.75%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.37%) Avionics
10 1 (0.37%) Legal
10 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 223 (83.52%) Developer
2 166 (62.17%) iOS Developer
3 33 (12.36%) Senior Developer
4 30 (11.24%) Senior iOS Developer
5 20 (7.49%) Java Developer
6 19 (7.12%) React Developer
7 13 (4.87%) Mobile Developer
8 11 (4.12%) Objective-C Developer
9 6 (2.25%) Android Engineer
9 6 (2.25%) Applications Developer
9 6 (2.25%) Lead Developer
9 6 (2.25%) Test Engineer
10 5 (1.87%) Android Developer
10 5 (1.87%) Architect
10 5 (1.87%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (1.87%) Mobile Engineer
11 4 (1.50%) C# Developer
11 4 (1.50%) QA Engineer
11 4 (1.50%) Senior Mobile Developer
11 4 (1.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (28.09%) RESTful
2 39 (14.61%) Core Data
3 32 (11.99%) HTML
4 28 (10.49%) Cocoa
5 26 (9.74%) CSS
5 26 (9.74%) React Native
6 25 (9.36%) Web Services
7 23 (8.61%) iOS SDK
7 23 (8.61%) JSON
8 20 (7.49%) HTML5
8 20 (7.49%) RxSwift
9 19 (7.12%) Core Animation
9 19 (7.12%) Redux
10 15 (5.62%) REST
11 14 (5.24%) CSS3
12 13 (4.87%) UIKit
13 12 (4.49%) AngularJS
14 10 (3.75%) Node.js
14 10 (3.75%) React
14 10 (3.75%) RxCocoa
Miscellaneous
1 90 (33.71%) Mobile App
2 61 (22.85%) User Experience
3 36 (13.48%) Computer Science
4 34 (12.73%) iPad
4 34 (12.73%) iPhone
5 29 (10.86%) Fintech
6 23 (8.61%) Greenfield Project
7 21 (7.87%) Algorithms
7 21 (7.87%) Data Structures
8 19 (7.12%) Animation
9 16 (5.99%) Cloud Native
10 11 (4.12%) Video\Live Streaming
11 8 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (3.00%) Apple TV
12 7 (2.62%) Video on Demand
13 5 (1.87%) Mobile Payment
13 5 (1.87%) Over-the-Top Content
14 4 (1.50%) Machine to Machine
15 3 (1.12%) SWIFT
15 3 (1.12%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 258 (96.63%) Apple iOS
2 76 (28.46%) Android
3 13 (4.87%) Mac OS
4 12 (4.49%) Unix
5 10 (3.75%) Linux
6 7 (2.62%) Windows
6 7 (2.62%) Windows 7
6 7 (2.62%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.50%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.37%) watchOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (75.66%) iOS Development
2 146 (54.68%) Agile Software Development
3 142 (53.18%) TDD
4 69 (25.84%) BDD
5 61 (22.85%) Continuous Integration
6 58 (21.72%) OO
6 58 (21.72%) Test Automation
7 56 (20.97%) Unit Testing
8 55 (20.60%) Mobile Development
8 55 (20.60%) Scrum
9 28 (10.49%) OOD
10 27 (10.11%) DevOps
10 27 (10.11%) MVC
11 25 (9.36%) Android Development
11 25 (9.36%) OOP
12 23 (8.61%) Pair Programming
13 22 (8.24%) MVVM
13 22 (8.24%) Software Engineering
14 21 (7.87%) Functional Programming
14 21 (7.87%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 161 (60.30%) Objective-C
2 69 (25.84%) Java
3 67 (25.09%) JavaScript
4 29 (10.86%) C++
5 28 (10.49%) C#
6 25 (9.36%) Python
7 18 (6.74%) TypeScript
8 16 (5.99%) C
8 16 (5.99%) Rust
9 12 (4.49%) Kotlin
10 10 (3.75%) Ruby
11 9 (3.37%) PHP
12 8 (3.00%) ES6
13 7 (2.62%) Go
14 6 (2.25%) SQL
15 5 (1.87%) Bash Shell
16 4 (1.50%) Java 8
16 4 (1.50%) Scala
17 3 (1.12%) Shell Script
18 2 (0.75%) ES7
Qualifications
1 31 (11.61%) Degree
2 22 (8.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.12%) Master's Degree
3 3 (1.12%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (0.75%) CEH
4 2 (0.75%) CISSP
4 2 (0.75%) CREST Certified
4 2 (0.75%) MBA
4 2 (0.75%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.99%) QA
2 3 (1.12%) ISO 8583
2 3 (1.12%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.37%) PSD2
System Software
1 5 (1.87%) Docker
2 1 (0.37%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 5 (1.87%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.12%) Terraform
3 2 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.75%) Puppet
4 1 (0.37%) Ansible
4 1 (0.37%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.37%) Mesos
Vendors
1 50 (18.73%) Apple
2 12 (4.49%) Google
3 4 (1.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.12%) Atlassian
4 3 (1.12%) Splunk
5 2 (0.75%) Facebook
5 2 (0.75%) Oracle
5 2 (0.75%) Twitter
5 2 (0.75%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.37%) MuleSoft