Period
to 18 June 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 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 > North West
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 161 216
Rank change year-on-year -32 +55 +1
Contract jobs citing Apple Swift 26 31 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.45% 0.57% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.06% 1.48% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 27 9
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £238 £295 £333
90th Percentile £450 £491 £490
England median daily rate £450 £425 £419
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.49% +1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North West median hourly rate - - £28.50
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 the North West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,444 2,096 2,754
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 41.96% 38.37% 35.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,663 1,421 1,776
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.63%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £261
90th Percentile £538 £513 £512
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 101 86
North West median hourly rate £36.13 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.69% +12.68% +2.90%
10th Percentile £12.75 £13.75 £14.56
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.00 £47.42
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 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 June 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 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
Manchester -17 21 £400 - 22
Cheshire -24 4 £250 -36.51% 3
Merseyside +13 1 £300 -20.00% 2
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 North West region with a requirement for Apple Swift.

1 26 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 26 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 12 (46.15%) Android
3 11 (42.31%) Android Development
4 10 (38.46%) Mobile Development
5 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
5 8 (30.77%) Objective-C
5 8 (30.77%) Java
5 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 7 (26.92%) Mobile App
6 7 (26.92%) User Experience
7 6 (23.08%) Apple
7 6 (23.08%) iOS SDK
7 6 (23.08%) Unit Testing
7 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (23.08%) JSON
8 5 (19.23%) Xcode
8 5 (19.23%) Games
8 5 (19.23%) C#
8 5 (19.23%) C++
8 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
9 4 (15.38%) HTML
9 4 (15.38%) Web Services
9 4 (15.38%) OOP
9 4 (15.38%) SMS
9 4 (15.38%) Scrum
9 4 (15.38%) Finance
9 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
9 4 (15.38%) Mockito

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 (7.69%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) SMS
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
2 5 (19.23%) Xcode
3 4 (15.38%) Mockito
4 2 (7.69%) Subversion
5 1 (3.85%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (19.23%) Games
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
3 3 (11.54%) Retail
4 2 (7.69%) Banking
5 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Developer
1 25 (96.15%) iOS Developer
2 3 (11.54%) Objective-C Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Android Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Applications Developer
3 2 (7.69%) iOS Android Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Java Android Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Designer
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (3.85%) UI Designer
4 1 (3.85%) UI/UX Designer
4 1 (3.85%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) iOS SDK
1 6 (23.08%) JSON
2 4 (15.38%) HTML
2 4 (15.38%) Web Services
3 3 (11.54%) Cocoa
3 3 (11.54%) RESTful
4 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 2 (7.69%) CSS
4 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
4 2 (7.69%) J2EE
4 2 (7.69%) REST
4 2 (7.69%) SOAP
4 2 (7.69%) Spring
4 2 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (7.69%) XML
5 1 (3.85%) Android SDK
5 1 (3.85%) Core Data
5 1 (3.85%) CSS3
5 1 (3.85%) React
5 1 (3.85%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Mobile App
1 7 (26.92%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Animation
2 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.85%) iPad
2 1 (3.85%) iPhone
2 1 (3.85%) Social Network
2 1 (3.85%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 12 (46.15%) Android
3 3 (11.54%) Windows
4 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X
4 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.85%) Linux
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 11 (42.31%) Android Development
3 10 (38.46%) Mobile Development
4 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (23.08%) Unit Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (15.38%) OOP
5 4 (15.38%) Scrum
5 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
6 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.69%) Front End Development
6 2 (7.69%) Kanban
6 2 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (7.69%) MVC
6 2 (7.69%) OO
6 2 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (3.85%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.85%) Microservices
7 1 (3.85%) Mobile Transformation
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) Java
1 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
1 8 (30.77%) Objective-C
2 5 (19.23%) C#
2 5 (19.23%) C++
3 1 (3.85%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Apple
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe
2 1 (3.85%) Twitter