Period
to 31 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 31 March 2020 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
UK
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 428 544 497
Rank change year-on-year +116 -47 -5
Contract jobs citing Apple Swift 294 369 437
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.38% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.16% 0.89% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 298 343
Median daily rate £475 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.60% +3.89% +4.96%
10th Percentile £363 £359 £290
90th Percentile £575 £594 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £375
% change year-on-year -2.86% +16.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £63.33 £50.00 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.66% +83.49% -37.37%
10th Percentile £35.51 £50.00 £19.68
90th Percentile £80.80 £50.00 £32.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year - +51.52% -10.81%

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 with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 25,259 41,592 43,632
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.50% 43.13% 42.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,045 29,048 30,558
Median daily rate £483 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.58% +2.70% +8.82%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 579 686 790
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £17.83 £17.50 £16.60
90th Percentile £55.00 £53.75 £50.78
Median hourly rate £39.77 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -6.42% +6.25% -

Apple Swift
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Apple Swift as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Apple Swift in the UK

Apple Swift
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Apple Swift.

Daily rate trend for Apple Swift in the UK

Apple Swift
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Apple Swift over the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Apple Swift in the UK

Apple Swift
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Apple Swift.

Hourly rate trend for Apple Swift in the UK

Apple Swift
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Apple Swift over the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Apple Swift in the UK

Apple Swift
Top 15 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 31 March 2020. 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
England +109 265 £475 - 101
London +133 182 £500 - 51
UK excluding London +49 101 £425 -2.86% 61
North of England +73 36 £425 +3.03% 20
South East +75 32 £425 -10.53% 13
Scotland -5 22 £500 +17.65% 10
North West +45 19 £431 +0.88% 9
Work from Home +12 16 £450 - 7
Yorkshire +43 14 £455 +10.30% 5
Midlands +44 5 £525 +40.00% 7
East of England +36 3 £430 +4.24% 7
South West +34 3 £488 +18.18% 3
North East +28 3 £388 +6.90% 6
East Midlands +14 3 - - 6
West Midlands +46 2 £525 +33.33% 1

For the 6 months to 31 March 2020, 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 with a requirement for Apple Swift.

1 275 (93.54%) Apple iOS
2 226 (76.87%) iOS Development
3 166 (56.46%) Objective-C
4 117 (39.80%) Agile Software Development
5 99 (33.67%) Android
6 90 (30.61%) Mobile App
7 68 (23.13%) Xcode
8 64 (21.77%) TDD
9 60 (20.41%) Kotlin
10 53 (18.03%) Java
11 49 (16.67%) Android Development
12 47 (15.99%) Git (software)
13 45 (15.31%) Scrum
14 44 (14.97%) User Experience
15 43 (14.63%) Mobile Development
16 39 (13.27%) React Native
17 38 (12.93%) Apple
18 37 (12.59%) Finance
18 37 (12.59%) REST
19 36 (12.24%) MVVM
20 35 (11.90%) Software Engineering
21 34 (11.56%) RESTful
22 33 (11.22%) iOS SDK
22 33 (11.22%) Greenfield Project
23 30 (10.20%) Core Data
23 30 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
24 27 (9.18%) MVC
25 26 (8.84%) Banking
26 24 (8.16%) JIRA
27 23 (7.82%) OOP

Apple Swift
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 13 (4.42%) Confluence
2 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.34%) Hyperledger
3 1 (0.34%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (1.02%) Zeplin
2 2 (0.68%) Sketch
3 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.34%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.80%) GitHub
2 11 (3.74%) Firebase
3 10 (3.40%) AWS
4 8 (2.72%) TestFlight
5 7 (2.38%) Azure
5 7 (2.38%) Slack
6 5 (1.70%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (1.70%) Serverless
7 4 (1.36%) Google Analytics
8 3 (1.02%) Google Play
9 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.68%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.34%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.34%) SaaS
10 1 (0.34%) Sauce Labs
10 1 (0.34%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.40%) HTTPS
2 3 (1.02%) Bluetooth
2 3 (1.02%) HTTP
3 2 (0.68%) Broadband
3 2 (0.68%) DHCP
3 2 (0.68%) Firewall
3 2 (0.68%) Internet
3 2 (0.68%) LAN
3 2 (0.68%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.68%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.02%) Blockchain
2 2 (0.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.68%) SQLite
3 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 68 (23.13%) Xcode
2 47 (15.99%) Git (software)
3 24 (8.16%) JIRA
4 23 (7.82%) fastlane
5 21 (7.14%) CocoaPods
6 18 (6.12%) Jenkins
7 14 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
8 11 (3.74%) CircleCI
9 9 (3.06%) Android Studio
10 8 (2.72%) git-flow
10 8 (2.72%) Maven
11 7 (2.38%) JIRA Agile
12 5 (1.70%) Travis CI
13 4 (1.36%) JUnit
13 4 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (1.02%) Cucumber
14 3 (1.02%) Gradle
14 3 (1.02%) Subversion
15 2 (0.68%) Artifactory
15 2 (0.68%) GitLab
General
1 37 (12.59%) Finance
2 26 (8.84%) Banking
3 15 (5.10%) Marketing
4 9 (3.06%) Games
5 8 (2.72%) Retail
6 4 (1.36%) Advertising
6 4 (1.36%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.36%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.02%) Electronics
7 3 (1.02%) Law
7 3 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.02%) Public Sector
8 2 (0.68%) French Language
8 2 (0.68%) Publishing
8 2 (0.68%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 240 (81.63%) Developer
2 196 (66.67%) iOS Developer
3 36 (12.24%) Senior Developer
4 29 (9.86%) Senior iOS Developer
5 28 (9.52%) Android Developer
5 28 (9.52%) Mobile Developer
6 16 (5.44%) Applications Developer
7 14 (4.76%) iOS Android Developer
7 14 (4.76%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 11 (3.74%) Lead Developer
8 11 (3.74%) Objective-C Developer
9 10 (3.40%) Lead iOS Developer
9 10 (3.40%) React Developer
10 8 (2.72%) Senior Android Developer
11 6 (2.04%) Digital Developer
12 4 (1.36%) Cordova Developer
12 4 (1.36%) Facebook Developer
12 4 (1.36%) Senior Mobile Developer
12 4 (1.36%) Software Engineer
13 3 (1.02%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (13.27%) React Native
2 37 (12.59%) REST
3 34 (11.56%) RESTful
4 33 (11.22%) iOS SDK
5 30 (10.20%) Core Data
6 23 (7.82%) RxSwift
7 22 (7.48%) Cocoa
7 22 (7.48%) Node.js
8 19 (6.46%) JSON
9 16 (5.44%) Flutter
9 16 (5.44%) UIKit
10 15 (5.10%) Core Animation
11 14 (4.76%) .NET
12 12 (4.08%) Apache Cordova
12 12 (4.08%) Web Services
13 10 (3.40%) React
14 7 (2.38%) Android SDK
14 7 (2.38%) Ruby on Rails
14 7 (2.38%) SAPUI5
15 6 (2.04%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 90 (30.61%) Mobile App
2 44 (14.97%) User Experience
3 33 (11.22%) Greenfield Project
4 16 (5.44%) iPad
5 15 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (5.10%) Animation
6 11 (3.74%) iPhone
7 7 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.70%) Marketing Technology
9 4 (1.36%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.36%) Video\Live Streaming
10 3 (1.02%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.02%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.02%) Over-the-Top Content
11 2 (0.68%) Online Games
11 2 (0.68%) Social Media
12 1 (0.34%) Online Gambling
12 1 (0.34%) Social Network
12 1 (0.34%) Video Editing
12 1 (0.34%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 275 (93.54%) Apple iOS
2 99 (33.67%) Android
3 5 (1.70%) Mac OS
3 5 (1.70%) Mac OS X
4 4 (1.36%) Linux
4 4 (1.36%) Unix
5 2 (0.68%) Solaris
5 2 (0.68%) tvOS
5 2 (0.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (76.87%) iOS Development
2 117 (39.80%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (21.77%) TDD
4 49 (16.67%) Android Development
5 45 (15.31%) Scrum
6 43 (14.63%) Mobile Development
7 36 (12.24%) MVVM
8 35 (11.90%) Software Engineering
9 30 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (9.18%) MVC
11 23 (7.82%) OOP
11 23 (7.82%) Unit Testing
12 22 (7.48%) Kanban
13 21 (7.14%) Collaborative Working
13 21 (7.14%) Pair Programming
14 19 (6.46%) Open Source
15 16 (5.44%) Mobile Application Development
15 16 (5.44%) OO
15 16 (5.44%) Test Automation
16 15 (5.10%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 166 (56.46%) Objective-C
2 60 (20.41%) Kotlin
3 53 (18.03%) Java
4 17 (5.78%) C
5 10 (3.40%) C++
6 9 (3.06%) JavaScript
6 9 (3.06%) Python
7 8 (2.72%) C#
7 8 (2.72%) Dart
8 7 (2.38%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.04%) Java 8
9 6 (2.04%) PHP
9 6 (2.04%) Ruby
10 4 (1.36%) SQL
11 3 (1.02%) Scala
12 2 (0.68%) Go
12 2 (0.68%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.34%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (2.72%) Degree
2 5 (1.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.34%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.74%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.70%) Docker
2 2 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (2.38%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (1.36%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.68%) Ansible
3 2 (0.68%) Grafana
3 2 (0.68%) Kibana
3 2 (0.68%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.34%) Terraform
Vendors
1 38 (12.93%) Apple
2 23 (7.82%) Xamarin
3 14 (4.76%) SAP
4 13 (4.42%) Google
5 10 (3.40%) Microsoft
6 8 (2.72%) Splunk
6 8 (2.72%) VMware
7 7 (2.38%) ServiceNow
8 6 (2.04%) AppDynamics
9 4 (1.36%) Facebook
10 2 (0.68%) Adobe
10 2 (0.68%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.68%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.34%) CA
11 1 (0.34%) CA Agile Central
11 1 (0.34%) Twitter