Period
to 4 December 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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 325 468 495
Rank change year-on-year +143 +27 -41
Contract jobs citing Apple Swift 257 340 456
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.68% 0.41% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.62% 1.00% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 242 365
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +0.90%
10th Percentile £325 £358 £353
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £463 £413
% change year-on-year -2.70% +12.12% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £63.33 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.73% +26.66% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £50.00

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 15,835 33,930 46,443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.75% 41.30% 44.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,312 23,358 32,780
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £310 £325 £319
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 690 690
Median hourly rate £37.00 £43.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.95% +2.38% +5.00%
10th Percentile £14.25 £17.50 £16.96
90th Percentile £58.36 £55.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +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 4 December 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
Top 13 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 4 December 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 +160 225 £450 -5.26% 94
London +100 139 £450 -8.86% 42
UK excluding London +201 81 £450 -2.70% 61
Work from Home -81 75 £450 +7.46% 12
North of England +108 64 £430 -6.52% 25
Yorkshire +75 46 £450 -10.00% 13
North West +57 18 £360 -10.00% 7
South East +137 8 £472 -0.58% 9
Midlands +82 5 £350 -33.33% 10
West Midlands +64 4 £350 -34.27% 5
Scotland +45 3 £506 +15.71% 8
South West +107 1 - - 6
East Midlands +46 1 £425 +41.67% 5

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 242 (94.16%) Apple iOS
2 182 (70.82%) iOS Development
3 124 (48.25%) Agile Software Development
4 111 (43.19%) Android
5 106 (41.25%) Objective-C
6 95 (36.96%) Mobile App
7 91 (35.41%) Java
8 81 (31.52%) Kotlin
9 79 (30.74%) Xcode
10 73 (28.40%) Test Automation
11 72 (28.02%) REST
12 71 (27.63%) Git (software)
13 66 (25.68%) Jenkins
14 64 (24.90%) Android Development
15 59 (22.96%) Scrum
16 56 (21.79%) JSON
16 56 (21.79%) React
17 54 (21.01%) JIRA
18 51 (19.84%) GitHub
19 49 (19.07%) CocoaPods
19 49 (19.07%) Sonatype Nexus
20 47 (18.29%) Android Studio
20 47 (18.29%) Confluence
21 46 (17.90%) Node.js
21 46 (17.90%) Splunk
21 46 (17.90%) Spring
21 46 (17.90%) AppDynamics
22 45 (17.51%) Python
23 44 (17.12%) Maven
23 44 (17.12%) Kanban

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 47 (18.29%) Confluence
2 34 (13.23%) Cloud Foundry
3 27 (10.51%) Mule
4 2 (0.78%) CMS
5 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (0.78%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 51 (19.84%) GitHub
2 42 (16.34%) AWS
2 42 (16.34%) Slack
3 27 (10.51%) IaaS
3 27 (10.51%) PaaS
4 9 (3.50%) Firebase
5 6 (2.33%) Azure
6 5 (1.95%) Google Play
7 4 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (1.17%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.17%) BrowserStack
8 3 (1.17%) npm
8 3 (1.17%) SaaS
8 3 (1.17%) Sauce Labs
8 3 (1.17%) Serverless
9 2 (0.78%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.89%) VoIP
1 10 (3.89%) VoLTE
2 5 (1.95%) RTP
3 4 (1.56%) HTTPS
4 3 (1.17%) HTTP
5 2 (0.78%) Network Security
6 1 (0.39%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.95%) NoSQL
2 4 (1.56%) MongoDB
2 4 (1.56%) MySQL
2 4 (1.56%) Relational Database
2 4 (1.56%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.78%) Redis
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.39%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.39%) Couchbase
4 1 (0.39%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 79 (30.74%) Xcode
2 71 (27.63%) Git (software)
3 66 (25.68%) Jenkins
4 54 (21.01%) JIRA
5 49 (19.07%) CocoaPods
5 49 (19.07%) Sonatype Nexus
6 47 (18.29%) Android Studio
7 44 (17.12%) Maven
8 30 (11.67%) JUnit
9 29 (11.28%) IntelliJ
9 29 (11.28%) Mockito
10 14 (5.45%) fastlane
11 10 (3.89%) CircleCI
12 9 (3.50%) Gradle
13 8 (3.11%) Vagrant
14 6 (2.33%) Appium
15 5 (1.95%) Cucumber
16 4 (1.56%) Bitbucket
16 4 (1.56%) Burp Suite
16 4 (1.56%) Mercurial
General
1 32 (12.45%) Finance
2 20 (7.78%) Banking
3 8 (3.11%) Retail
4 6 (2.33%) Games
4 6 (2.33%) Retail Banking
5 5 (1.95%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.56%) Advertising
7 3 (1.17%) Law
7 3 (1.17%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 174 (67.70%) Developer
2 146 (56.81%) iOS Developer
3 27 (10.51%) Senior Developer
4 23 (8.95%) Senior iOS Developer
5 16 (6.23%) Android Developer
5 16 (6.23%) Mobile Developer
6 14 (5.45%) Mobile Engineer
7 12 (4.67%) iOS Android Developer
8 10 (3.89%) Applications Developer
8 10 (3.89%) Lead Developer
9 7 (2.72%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (2.72%) Java Developer
10 6 (2.33%) Lead iOS Developer
10 6 (2.33%) Software Engineer
11 5 (1.95%) Automation Engineer
11 5 (1.95%) Mac Engineer
11 5 (1.95%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 5 (1.95%) QA Engineer
11 5 (1.95%) React Developer
12 4 (1.56%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (28.02%) REST
2 56 (21.79%) JSON
2 56 (21.79%) React
3 46 (17.90%) Node.js
3 46 (17.90%) Spring
4 42 (16.34%) Spring Boot
5 29 (11.28%) iOS SDK
5 29 (11.28%) WireMock
6 24 (9.34%) Cocoa
7 22 (8.56%) Cocoa Touch
8 21 (8.17%) React Native
9 18 (7.00%) HTML
9 18 (7.00%) UIKit
10 16 (6.23%) .NET
10 16 (6.23%) RESTful
11 14 (5.45%) jQuery
12 11 (4.28%) Core Data
12 11 (4.28%) Flutter
13 10 (3.89%) CSS
14 9 (3.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 95 (36.96%) Mobile App
2 42 (16.34%) User Experience
3 18 (7.00%) iPad
4 17 (6.61%) iPhone
5 15 (5.84%) Animation
6 12 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (4.28%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (3.11%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.95%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.95%) Mobile Banking
10 4 (1.56%) Private Cloud
11 3 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (1.17%) Online Games
11 3 (1.17%) Social Media
11 3 (1.17%) Video on Demand
11 3 (1.17%) Video\Live Streaming
12 2 (0.78%) Apple TV
12 2 (0.78%) Device Driver
12 2 (0.78%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 242 (94.16%) Apple iOS
2 111 (43.19%) Android
3 12 (4.67%) Windows
4 11 (4.28%) Mac OS
5 10 (3.89%) Mac OS X
6 4 (1.56%) Linux
6 4 (1.56%) tvOS
7 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (70.82%) iOS Development
2 124 (48.25%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (28.40%) Test Automation
4 64 (24.90%) Android Development
5 59 (22.96%) Scrum
6 44 (17.12%) Kanban
7 39 (15.18%) TDD
8 38 (14.79%) Mobile Development
9 37 (14.40%) DevOps
10 34 (13.23%) Pair Programming
11 31 (12.06%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 27 (10.51%) Data Engineering
13 26 (10.12%) API Development
13 26 (10.12%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (9.34%) Software Engineering
15 20 (7.78%) BDD
16 19 (7.39%) Continuous Delivery
16 19 (7.39%) E-Commerce
17 18 (7.00%) MVVM
18 17 (6.61%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 106 (41.25%) Objective-C
2 91 (35.41%) Java
3 81 (31.52%) Kotlin
4 45 (17.51%) Python
5 41 (15.95%) Java 8
6 33 (12.84%) JavaScript
7 16 (6.23%) PHP
8 14 (5.45%) C#
9 10 (3.89%) C
9 10 (3.89%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.72%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.95%) ANSI C
12 4 (1.56%) Perl
13 3 (1.17%) ES6
13 3 (1.17%) Go
13 3 (1.17%) SQL
14 2 (0.78%) C++
14 2 (0.78%) Dart
14 2 (0.78%) Groovy
14 2 (0.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (5.84%) Degree
2 4 (1.56%) ISTQB
2 4 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.78%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.28%) QA
2 2 (0.78%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.78%) GDPR
2 2 (0.78%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.39%) NCSC
System Software
1 2 (0.78%) Docker
2 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (3.11%) Ansible
2 6 (2.33%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.39%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.39%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (0.39%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 46 (17.90%) AppDynamics
1 46 (17.90%) Splunk
2 34 (13.23%) Apple
3 8 (3.11%) Google
4 5 (1.95%) Adobe
4 5 (1.95%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.17%) Tealium
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle
6 2 (0.78%) OutSystems
7 1 (0.39%) Brightcove
7 1 (0.39%) CyberArk
7 1 (0.39%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.39%) SAP
7 1 (0.39%) Zscaler