Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 432 509 480
Rank change year-on-year +77 -29 -2
Contract jobs citing Apple Swift 320 415 447
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.42% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.14% 0.96% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 321 346
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £288
90th Percentile £575 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £350
% change year-on-year +9.09% +17.86% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
UK median hourly rate £63.33 £50.00 £62.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.66% -20.00% +68.92%
10th Percentile £35.51 £50.00 £25.38
90th Percentile £80.80 £50.00 £63.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 £62.50
% change year-on-year - -20.00% +71.23%

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 27,988 43,408 42,654
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.89% 43.80% 41.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,048 30,437 29,981
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.26% +8.24%
10th Percentile £325 £321 £310
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 591 711 787
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £17.50 £17.00 £16.61
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.63 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -2.05% +6.25% -

Apple Swift
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Apple Swift in the UK

Apple Swift
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple Swift in the UK

Apple Swift
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple Swift over the 6 months to 21 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apple Swift in the UK

Apple Swift
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple Swift.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple Swift in the UK

Apple Swift
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple Swift over the 6 months to 21 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Apple Swift in the UK

Apple Swift
Top 14 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 21 February 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 +116 295 £462 -2.68% 169
London +108 188 £488 -2.50% 94
UK excluding London +31 110 £450 +9.09% 89
North of England +92 49 £425 +6.25% 24
South East +71 34 £425 -5.56% 21
North West +53 30 £438 +9.38% 12
Scotland -23 18 £500 +21.21% 12
Yorkshire +54 16 £410 -0.61% 7
Midlands +29 4 £413 +10.00% 14
East of England +31 3 £430 -2.27% 9
North East +23 3 £388 +6.90% 5
East Midlands +22 3 £300 -20.00% 4
South West +19 2 £489 +8.61% 7
West Midlands +31 1 £525 +38.16% 10

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 297 (92.81%) Apple iOS
2 245 (76.56%) iOS Development
3 173 (54.06%) Objective-C
4 141 (44.06%) Agile Software Development
5 113 (35.31%) Mobile App
6 107 (33.44%) Android
7 68 (21.25%) Xcode
8 65 (20.31%) Kotlin
9 64 (20.00%) TDD
10 61 (19.06%) Java
11 58 (18.13%) Android Development
12 56 (17.50%) User Experience
12 56 (17.50%) Git (software)
13 51 (15.94%) Scrum
14 50 (15.63%) Mobile Development
15 46 (14.38%) Apple
16 45 (14.06%) REST
17 43 (13.44%) Finance
18 40 (12.50%) React Native
19 38 (11.88%) RESTful
19 38 (11.88%) Continuous Integration
20 34 (10.63%) iOS SDK
20 34 (10.63%) Greenfield Project
21 32 (10.00%) MVVM
22 29 (9.06%) OOP
22 29 (9.06%) Kanban
22 29 (9.06%) Banking
22 29 (9.06%) RxSwift
23 28 (8.75%) Unit Testing
23 28 (8.75%) Jenkins

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 14 (4.38%) Confluence
2 1 (0.31%) CMS
2 1 (0.31%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 3 (0.94%) Zeplin
2 2 (0.63%) Sketch
3 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (2.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.50%) GitHub
2 12 (3.75%) TestFlight
3 11 (3.44%) Slack
4 9 (2.81%) Azure
5 8 (2.50%) AWS
6 6 (1.88%) Firebase
7 5 (1.56%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (1.56%) Serverless
8 3 (0.94%) Google Play
8 3 (0.94%) iTunes
9 2 (0.63%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.31%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.31%) SaaS
10 1 (0.31%) Sauce Labs
10 1 (0.31%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.50%) HTTPS
2 5 (1.56%) Bluetooth
3 3 (0.94%) HTTP
4 2 (0.63%) Broadband
4 2 (0.63%) iBeacon
4 2 (0.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.25%) SQLite
2 3 (0.94%) Blockchain
3 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.31%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 68 (21.25%) Xcode
2 56 (17.50%) Git (software)
3 28 (8.75%) Jenkins
4 27 (8.44%) JIRA
5 25 (7.81%) fastlane
6 20 (6.25%) CocoaPods
7 19 (5.94%) Sonatype Nexus
8 13 (4.06%) git-flow
9 11 (3.44%) CircleCI
10 8 (2.50%) Android Studio
10 8 (2.50%) Maven
11 7 (2.19%) JIRA Agile
12 6 (1.88%) Gradle
13 4 (1.25%) Subversion
14 3 (0.94%) GitLab
14 3 (0.94%) Travis CI
15 2 (0.63%) Bitbucket
15 2 (0.63%) Cypress.io
15 2 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
15 2 (0.63%) TeamCity
General
1 43 (13.44%) Finance
2 29 (9.06%) Banking
3 14 (4.38%) Marketing
4 8 (2.50%) Games
4 8 (2.50%) Retail
5 7 (2.19%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.56%) Advertising
7 4 (1.25%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.94%) Electronics
8 3 (0.94%) Law
8 3 (0.94%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.94%) Public Sector
8 3 (0.94%) Publishing
9 1 (0.31%) Brand Awareness
9 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 272 (85.00%) Developer
2 212 (66.25%) iOS Developer
3 40 (12.50%) Android Developer
4 36 (11.25%) Mobile Developer
5 33 (10.31%) Senior Developer
6 26 (8.13%) Senior iOS Developer
7 22 (6.88%) Applications Developer
8 20 (6.25%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 18 (5.63%) iOS Android Developer
10 13 (4.06%) Objective-C Developer
11 11 (3.44%) Lead Developer
11 11 (3.44%) React Developer
12 8 (2.50%) Cordova Developer
12 8 (2.50%) Lead iOS Developer
12 8 (2.50%) Senior Android Developer
13 6 (1.88%) Node.js Developer
14 5 (1.56%) Digital Developer
14 5 (1.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 4 (1.25%) Facebook Developer
15 4 (1.25%) Senior Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (14.06%) REST
2 40 (12.50%) React Native
3 38 (11.88%) RESTful
4 34 (10.63%) iOS SDK
5 29 (9.06%) RxSwift
6 27 (8.44%) Core Data
7 26 (8.13%) Node.js
8 20 (6.25%) JSON
9 18 (5.63%) Flutter
10 17 (5.31%) Cocoa
11 15 (4.69%) Apache Cordova
11 15 (4.69%) Web Services
12 13 (4.06%) Core Animation
12 13 (4.06%) React
12 13 (4.06%) SAPUI5
13 12 (3.75%) HTML
14 11 (3.44%) UIKit
15 10 (3.13%) CSS
16 9 (2.81%) Android SDK
16 9 (2.81%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 113 (35.31%) Mobile App
2 56 (17.50%) User Experience
3 34 (10.63%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (5.31%) Animation
6 16 (5.00%) iPad
7 11 (3.44%) iPhone
8 10 (3.13%) Video on Demand
9 8 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (2.50%) Video\Live Streaming
10 5 (1.56%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.25%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.25%) Marketing Technology
12 3 (0.94%) Apple TV
12 3 (0.94%) Mobile Banking
12 3 (0.94%) Over-the-Top Content
13 2 (0.63%) Digital Wallet
13 2 (0.63%) Online Games
13 2 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 297 (92.81%) Apple iOS
2 107 (33.44%) Android
3 8 (2.50%) Linux
3 8 (2.50%) tvOS
4 6 (1.88%) Mac OS X
5 5 (1.56%) Unix
6 4 (1.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (76.56%) iOS Development
2 141 (44.06%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (20.00%) TDD
4 58 (18.13%) Android Development
5 51 (15.94%) Scrum
6 50 (15.63%) Mobile Development
7 38 (11.88%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (10.00%) MVVM
9 29 (9.06%) Kanban
9 29 (9.06%) OOP
10 28 (8.75%) Unit Testing
11 25 (7.81%) MVC
11 25 (7.81%) Software Engineering
12 21 (6.56%) Open Source
12 21 (6.56%) Test Automation
13 20 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
14 18 (5.63%) Collaborative Working
14 18 (5.63%) OO
15 17 (5.31%) BDD
16 16 (5.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 173 (54.06%) Objective-C
2 65 (20.31%) Kotlin
3 61 (19.06%) Java
4 18 (5.63%) C
5 16 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 14 (4.38%) Dart
7 11 (3.44%) Python
8 10 (3.13%) PHP
9 9 (2.81%) C++
10 8 (2.50%) Ruby
11 7 (2.19%) Java 8
11 7 (2.19%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.88%) C#
13 5 (1.56%) Scala
14 4 (1.25%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.63%) Go
15 2 (0.63%) Haskell
15 2 (0.63%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.31%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (2.50%) Degree
2 5 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.44%) QA
System Software
1 7 (2.19%) Docker
2 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (4.06%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (0.63%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.31%) Terraform
Vendors
1 46 (14.38%) Apple
2 24 (7.50%) Xamarin
3 16 (5.00%) SAP
4 14 (4.38%) Microsoft
4 14 (4.38%) VMware
5 13 (4.06%) ServiceNow
6 12 (3.75%) Google
7 6 (1.88%) AppDynamics
7 6 (1.88%) Splunk
8 4 (1.25%) Facebook
9 2 (0.63%) Adobe
10 1 (0.31%) CA
10 1 (0.31%) CA Agile Central
10 1 (0.31%) Cisco
10 1 (0.31%) Twitter
10 1 (0.31%) Zend