Period
to 16 November 2019

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 16 November 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
UK
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 480 491 452
Rank change year-on-year +11 -39 +80
Contract jobs citing Apple Swift 341 464 520
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.45% 0.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.99% 1.00% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 356 403
UK median daily rate £480 £450 £446
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +0.90% +1.94%
10th Percentile £358 £360 £313
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% -6.25%
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% +71.19%
10th Percentile £35.51 £50.00 £33.13
90th Percentile £80.80 £50.00 £63.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 £62.50
% change year-on-year - -20.00% +71.19%

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 34,615 46,417 43,161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.54% 44.66% 41.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,886 32,637 30,153
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £323 £315 £308
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 700 686 804
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £41.53 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.54% +3.83% +6.67%
10th Percentile £19.14 £16.46 £16.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £40.31
% change year-on-year +1.19% +4.21% +7.48%

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 16 November 2019.

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 16 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Apple Swift in the UK

Apple Swift
Top 12 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 16 November 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
England +33 318 £488 +2.63% 160
London +7 206 £500 +3.09% 85
UK excluding London +14 115 £475 +18.75% 94
North of England +61 55 £475 +18.75% 27
South East +43 34 £475 +5.56% 19
North West +35 31 £375 -3.23% 20
Yorkshire +46 24 £500 +21.21% 3
Scotland -1 20 £450 +12.50% 16
Midlands +18 5 £533 +42.00% 11
West Midlands +18 3 £540 +50.00% 5
East Midlands +15 2 £300 -20.00% 6
South West -16 1 £488 +11.43% 12

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 with a requirement for Apple Swift.

1 308 (90.32%) Apple iOS
2 262 (76.83%) iOS Development
3 171 (50.15%) Agile Software Development
4 170 (49.85%) Objective-C
5 109 (31.96%) Mobile App
6 96 (28.15%) Android
7 88 (25.81%) TDD
8 87 (25.51%) User Experience
9 82 (24.05%) Xcode
10 78 (22.87%) Apple
11 72 (21.11%) Git (software)
12 70 (20.53%) Java
13 68 (19.94%) RESTful
14 61 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
14 61 (17.89%) Scrum
15 55 (16.13%) Android Development
16 49 (14.37%) RxSwift
16 49 (14.37%) REST
17 48 (14.08%) Kotlin
18 47 (13.78%) Jenkins
19 45 (13.20%) Web Services
20 43 (12.61%) Test Automation
21 42 (12.32%) Banking
22 39 (11.44%) Finance
23 38 (11.14%) Kanban
23 38 (11.14%) Node.js
24 37 (10.85%) JIRA
24 37 (10.85%) Animation
24 37 (10.85%) JavaScript
25 35 (10.26%) GitHub

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 21 (6.16%) Confluence
2 4 (1.17%) Apache
2 4 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (1.17%) WebLogic
3 3 (0.88%) JBoss
3 3 (0.88%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.59%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (0.59%) CMS
4 2 (0.59%) nginx
4 2 (0.59%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.29%) Hyperledger
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.88%) Zeplin
3 2 (0.59%) Sketch
4 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.29%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 35 (10.26%) GitHub
2 17 (4.99%) TestFlight
3 16 (4.69%) Slack
4 15 (4.40%) AWS
5 13 (3.81%) Azure
6 7 (2.05%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (2.05%) Firebase
6 7 (2.05%) Serverless
7 4 (1.17%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (1.17%) Fastly
7 4 (1.17%) Google Analytics
7 4 (1.17%) Heroku
7 4 (1.17%) IaaS
8 3 (0.88%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.88%) iTunes
9 2 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.59%) npm
9 2 (0.59%) Sauce Labs
10 1 (0.29%) Apple Pay
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.47%) Bluetooth
2 4 (1.17%) HTTP
2 4 (1.17%) HTTPS
2 4 (1.17%) Internet
3 2 (0.59%) Broadband
3 2 (0.59%) iBeacon
3 2 (0.59%) SSL
3 2 (0.59%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.29%) NFC
4 1 (0.29%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.05%) MongoDB
1 7 (2.05%) NoSQL
1 7 (2.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (1.47%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.17%) Neo4j
4 4 (1.17%) Redis
5 3 (0.88%) Blockchain
5 3 (0.88%) MySQL
5 3 (0.88%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 82 (24.05%) Xcode
2 72 (21.11%) Git (software)
3 47 (13.78%) Jenkins
4 37 (10.85%) JIRA
5 27 (7.92%) fastlane
6 25 (7.33%) Sonatype Nexus
7 19 (5.57%) CocoaPods
8 15 (4.40%) git-flow
9 13 (3.81%) Maven
10 11 (3.23%) CircleCI
11 10 (2.93%) Cucumber
12 9 (2.64%) Selenium
12 9 (2.64%) TeamCity
13 8 (2.35%) Gradle
13 8 (2.35%) Subversion
14 7 (2.05%) GitLab
14 7 (2.05%) JUnit
15 6 (1.76%) Appium
15 6 (1.76%) JMeter
15 6 (1.76%) WebDriver
General
1 42 (12.32%) Banking
2 39 (11.44%) Finance
3 18 (5.28%) Retail
4 8 (2.35%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.47%) Marketing
6 4 (1.17%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.88%) Advertising
7 3 (0.88%) Automotive
7 3 (0.88%) Law
8 2 (0.59%) Electronics
8 2 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.59%) Publishing
9 1 (0.29%) Brand Awareness
9 1 (0.29%) Games
9 1 (0.29%) Legal
9 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.29%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 293 (85.92%) Developer
2 228 (66.86%) iOS Developer
3 40 (11.73%) Senior Developer
4 36 (10.56%) Android Developer
5 34 (9.97%) Senior iOS Developer
6 25 (7.33%) Mobile Developer
7 22 (6.45%) Applications Developer
8 17 (4.99%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 17 (4.99%) Objective-C Developer
9 16 (4.69%) React Developer
10 13 (3.81%) iOS Android Developer
11 9 (2.64%) Software Engineer
12 7 (2.05%) Cordova Developer
12 7 (2.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 7 (2.05%) Lead Developer
12 7 (2.05%) Mobile Engineer
13 6 (1.76%) Node.js Developer
13 6 (1.76%) Test Engineer
14 5 (1.47%) Technical Leader
14 5 (1.47%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (19.94%) RESTful
2 49 (14.37%) REST
2 49 (14.37%) RxSwift
3 45 (13.20%) Web Services
4 38 (11.14%) Node.js
5 35 (10.26%) JSON
6 33 (9.68%) iOS SDK
7 30 (8.80%) React Native
8 27 (7.92%) Core Data
9 26 (7.62%) HTML
10 24 (7.04%) Cocoa
10 24 (7.04%) CSS
11 23 (6.74%) Spring
12 21 (6.16%) React
13 15 (4.40%) Apache Cordova
14 14 (4.11%) Core Animation
14 14 (4.11%) Flutter
15 11 (3.23%) HTML5
15 11 (3.23%) SAPUI5
15 11 (3.23%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 109 (31.96%) Mobile App
2 87 (25.51%) User Experience
3 37 (10.85%) Animation
4 32 (9.38%) Greenfield Project
5 27 (7.92%) Video on Demand
6 23 (6.74%) Video\Live Streaming
7 18 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (3.52%) iPad
9 11 (3.23%) iPhone
9 11 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
10 9 (2.64%) Algorithms
11 8 (2.35%) Mobile Banking
12 6 (1.76%) Data Structures
13 5 (1.47%) Apple TV
13 5 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (1.17%) SWIFT
15 3 (0.88%) Digital Wallet
16 2 (0.59%) Augmented Reality
16 2 (0.59%) New Media
16 2 (0.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 308 (90.32%) Apple iOS
2 96 (28.15%) Android
3 30 (8.80%) tvOS
4 16 (4.69%) Linux
5 14 (4.11%) Windows
6 10 (2.93%) Mac OS
7 9 (2.64%) Mac OS X
7 9 (2.64%) Unix
8 5 (1.47%) Windows 10
9 4 (1.17%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.59%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.29%) watchOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (76.83%) iOS Development
2 171 (50.15%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (25.81%) TDD
4 61 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
4 61 (17.89%) Scrum
5 55 (16.13%) Android Development
6 43 (12.61%) Test Automation
7 38 (11.14%) Kanban
8 35 (10.26%) Mobile Development
9 33 (9.68%) OO
10 32 (9.38%) Unit Testing
11 28 (8.21%) MVVM
12 26 (7.62%) Mentoring
13 23 (6.74%) DevOps
14 22 (6.45%) Fintech
15 21 (6.16%) BDD
16 20 (5.87%) MVC
16 20 (5.87%) OOP
16 20 (5.87%) Problem-Solving
17 19 (5.57%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 170 (49.85%) Objective-C
2 70 (20.53%) Java
3 48 (14.08%) Kotlin
4 37 (10.85%) JavaScript
5 14 (4.11%) Java 8
6 13 (3.81%) PHP
6 13 (3.81%) SQL
7 12 (3.52%) C#
8 11 (3.23%) Dart
8 11 (3.23%) Python
9 10 (2.93%) C
10 8 (2.35%) Bash Shell
10 8 (2.35%) C++
11 7 (2.05%) Scala
11 7 (2.05%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.76%) Ruby
13 4 (1.17%) Haskell
14 3 (0.88%) Groovy
15 2 (0.59%) Perl
15 2 (0.59%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (3.81%) Degree
2 9 (2.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.59%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.93%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (4.11%) Docker
2 4 (1.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (1.76%) Grafana
3 4 (1.17%) Graphite
3 4 (1.17%) Jamf Pro
4 3 (0.88%) Puppet
5 2 (0.59%) HockeyApp
5 2 (0.59%) Kibana
5 2 (0.59%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.59%) Terraform
6 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 78 (22.87%) Apple
2 17 (4.99%) Xamarin
3 16 (4.69%) Microsoft
4 13 (3.81%) Splunk
4 13 (3.81%) VMware
5 12 (3.52%) SAP
6 11 (3.23%) ServiceNow
7 9 (2.64%) AppDynamics
7 9 (2.64%) Google
8 5 (1.47%) Oracle
9 3 (0.88%) Adobe
9 3 (0.88%) webMethods
10 2 (0.59%) Cypress Semiconductor
10 2 (0.59%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.59%) OutSystems
10 2 (0.59%) Veracode
10 2 (0.59%) Zend
11 1 (0.29%) CA
11 1 (0.29%) CA Agile Central
11 1 (0.29%) Cisco