Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 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 > North West
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 195 169 197
Rank change year-on-year -26 +28 +39
Contract jobs citing Apple Swift 17 37 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.30% 0.68% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.73% 1.70% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 27 18
North West median daily rate £400 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -17.65% -
10th Percentile £341 £175 £325
90th Percentile £445 £468 £483
England median daily rate £475 £448 £450
% change year-on-year +6.15% -0.56% +1.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
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 the North West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,315 2,177 2,311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 40.89% 39.89% 37.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,603 1,510 1,612
North West median daily rate £400 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +6.00% -
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £523
England median daily rate £480 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +1.05% +11.76% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 67 61
North West median hourly rate £36.23 £39.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.12% +1.30% +4.05%
10th Percentile £16.50 £13.30 £13.50
90th Percentile £48.19 £49.25 £48.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Apple Swift
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Apple Swift as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Apple Swift in the North West

Apple Swift
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple Swift in the North West

Apple Swift
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple Swift in the North West over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apple Swift in the North West

Apple Swift
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 18 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
Manchester -29 11 £415 +10.67% 13
Cheshire +4 6 £346 +38.53% 9
Apple Swift
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 North West region with a requirement for Apple Swift.

1 16 (94.12%) Apple iOS
2 15 (88.24%) iOS Development
3 12 (70.59%) Git (software)
4 11 (64.71%) User Experience
5 9 (52.94%) Objective-C
6 8 (47.06%) Xcode
7 7 (41.18%) REST
7 7 (41.18%) Apple
7 7 (41.18%) Cocoa
7 7 (41.18%) JSON
7 7 (41.18%) HTML
7 7 (41.18%) Web Services
8 6 (35.29%) XML
8 6 (35.29%) RESTful
9 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
9 5 (29.41%) Windows 8
9 5 (29.41%) Core Data
9 5 (29.41%) Windows
9 5 (29.41%) SOAP
9 5 (29.41%) Subversion
9 5 (29.41%) Mac OS X
10 4 (23.53%) Java
10 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
10 4 (23.53%) Android
10 4 (23.53%) Core Animation
10 4 (23.53%) Animation
10 4 (23.53%) UX Design
11 3 (17.65%) Mobile Development
11 3 (17.65%) Kotlin
11 3 (17.65%) JavaScript

Apple Swift
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Git (software)
2 8 (47.06%) Xcode
3 5 (29.41%) Subversion
4 1 (5.88%) CocoaPods
4 1 (5.88%) Gradle
4 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (88.24%) iOS Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Android Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Objective-C Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) Cocoa
1 7 (41.18%) HTML
1 7 (41.18%) JSON
1 7 (41.18%) REST
1 7 (41.18%) Web Services
2 6 (35.29%) RESTful
2 6 (35.29%) XML
3 5 (29.41%) Core Data
3 5 (29.41%) SOAP
4 4 (23.53%) Core Animation
5 2 (11.76%) CSS
5 2 (11.76%) iOS SDK
6 1 (5.88%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (5.88%) HTML5
6 1 (5.88%) React Native
6 1 (5.88%) RxSwift
6 1 (5.88%) Spring
6 1 (5.88%) SpriteKit
6 1 (5.88%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) User Experience
2 4 (23.53%) Animation
2 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (5.88%) Fintech
3 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Apple iOS
2 5 (29.41%) Mac OS X
2 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
2 5 (29.41%) Windows 8
3 4 (23.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) iOS Development
2 4 (23.53%) UX Design
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Android Development
3 3 (17.65%) Mobile Development
4 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.76%) OOP
4 2 (11.76%) Push Notifications
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) BDD
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (5.88%) Decision-Making
5 1 (5.88%) Front End Development
5 1 (5.88%) Kanban
5 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.88%) MVC
5 1 (5.88%) OO
5 1 (5.88%) TDD
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Leadership
5 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Objective-C
2 4 (23.53%) Java
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) Kotlin
4 1 (5.88%) C
4 1 (5.88%) C++
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
4 1 (5.88%) Scala
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Apple