Period
to 18 August 2018

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 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 > North West
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 180 214
Rank change year-on-year -13 +34 +21
Contract jobs citing Apple Swift 23 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.37% 0.48% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.88% 1.24% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 15
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -5.49% +21.48%
10th Percentile £316 £274 £325
90th Percentile £450 £475 £490
England median daily rate £463 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +8.82% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North West median hourly rate - - £28.50
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 the North West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,613 2,250 2,683
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.60% 38.96% 35.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,787 1,520 1,772
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +2.74%
10th Percentile £293 £272 £263
90th Percentile £550 £505 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 98 65
North West median hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +40.35% -22.97%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.75 £13.35
90th Percentile £51.25 £48.75 £44.90
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +4.90%

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 August 2018.

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 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
Manchester -19 19 £400 -5.88% 16
Cheshire -8 3 £400 -11.11% 2
Merseyside +12 1 £300 -20.00%
Apple Swift
England

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

1 23 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 23 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 12 (52.17%) User Experience
3 10 (43.48%) Android
4 9 (39.13%) Android Development
5 8 (34.78%) Mobile Development
5 8 (34.78%) Objective-C
6 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (30.43%) Java
6 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
6 7 (30.43%) RESTful
7 6 (26.09%) iOS SDK
7 6 (26.09%) Mobile App
7 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
8 5 (21.74%) Scrum
8 5 (21.74%) JSON
9 4 (17.39%) Animation
9 4 (17.39%) Core Animation
9 4 (17.39%) Games
9 4 (17.39%) C#
9 4 (17.39%) C++
9 4 (17.39%) HTML
9 4 (17.39%) CSS
9 4 (17.39%) Core Data
10 3 (13.04%) Push Notifications
10 3 (13.04%) Front End Development
10 3 (13.04%) Mobile Application Development
10 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
10 3 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (13.04%) OO

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) SMS
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.04%) Xcode
3 2 (8.70%) Mockito
4 1 (4.35%) Axure RP
General
1 4 (17.39%) Games
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
1 22 (95.65%) iOS Developer
2 2 (8.70%) Android Developer
2 2 (8.70%) iOS Android Developer
2 2 (8.70%) Java Android Developer
2 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
2 2 (8.70%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Applications Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Designer
3 1 (4.35%) Objective-C Developer
3 1 (4.35%) UI Designer
3 1 (4.35%) UI/UX Designer
3 1 (4.35%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) RESTful
2 6 (26.09%) iOS SDK
3 5 (21.74%) JSON
4 4 (17.39%) Core Animation
4 4 (17.39%) Core Data
4 4 (17.39%) CSS
4 4 (17.39%) HTML
5 3 (13.04%) HTML5
5 3 (13.04%) Spring
5 3 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (8.70%) Android SDK
6 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
6 2 (8.70%) CSS3
6 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
6 2 (8.70%) J2EE
6 2 (8.70%) jQuery
6 2 (8.70%) PhoneGap
7 1 (4.35%) React
7 1 (4.35%) SpriteKit
7 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) User Experience
2 6 (26.09%) Mobile App
3 4 (17.39%) Animation
4 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.35%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (4.35%) iPad
5 1 (4.35%) iPhone
5 1 (4.35%) Social Network
5 1 (4.35%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 10 (43.48%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 9 (39.13%) Android Development
3 8 (34.78%) Mobile Development
4 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (21.74%) Scrum
6 3 (13.04%) Front End Development
6 3 (13.04%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (13.04%) OO
6 3 (13.04%) Push Notifications
6 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.70%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 2 (8.70%) Information Architecture
7 2 (8.70%) Kanban
7 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
7 2 (8.70%) MVC
7 2 (8.70%) OOP
7 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) Objective-C
2 7 (30.43%) Java
3 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 4 (17.39%) C#
4 4 (17.39%) C++
5 1 (4.35%) Python
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Apple
2 2 (8.70%) Twitter
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe