Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 August 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 166 214
Rank change year-on-year -29 +48 -27
Contract jobs citing Apple Swift 7 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.21% 0.066%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.42% 0.68% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
West Midlands median daily rate £338 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.63% - -
England median daily rate £460 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +8.24% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £34.08 -
England median hourly rate - £41.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year - +45.61% -36.67%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,676 1,331 1,920
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 33.15% 30.75% 31.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,046 873 1,187
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £248
90th Percentile £538 £525 £511
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 36 42
West Midlands median hourly rate £28.75 £32.50 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.54% +31.31% -4.81%
10th Percentile £15.25 £19.13 £11.50
90th Percentile £48.63 £74.38 £39.50
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.83% +6.67% +4.17%

Apple Swift
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Apple Swift as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Apple Swift in the West Midlands

Apple Swift
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple Swift in the West Midlands

Apple Swift
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 August 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
Staffordshire - 4 £345 - 3
Warwickshire +2 2 - -
Solihull - 1 £330 -
Apple Swift
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Apple Swift.

1 7 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 6 (85.71%) Android
2 6 (85.71%) Apple iOS
2 6 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) Xamarin
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) SDLC
4 3 (42.86%) HTML5
4 3 (42.86%) CSS3
4 3 (42.86%) PhoneGap
4 3 (42.86%) TypeScript
4 3 (42.86%) Android Development
5 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
5 2 (28.57%) Internet of Things
5 2 (28.57%) iPad
5 2 (28.57%) React Native
5 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
5 2 (28.57%) Apache Cordova
5 2 (28.57%) Ionic Framework
5 2 (28.57%) Mobile Development
5 2 (28.57%) Prototyping
5 2 (28.57%) Push Notifications
5 2 (28.57%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 2 (28.57%) Rapid Prototyping
5 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (28.57%) Law

Apple Swift
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Bluetooth
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
1 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (14.29%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Android Developer
3 1 (14.29%) iOS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) CSS3
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) HTML5
1 3 (42.86%) PhoneGap
2 2 (28.57%) Apache Cordova
2 2 (28.57%) Ionic Framework
2 2 (28.57%) React Native
3 1 (14.29%) Core Data
3 1 (14.29%) GraphQL
3 1 (14.29%) iOS SDK
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) Retrofit
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Internet of Things
1 2 (28.57%) iPad
1 2 (28.57%) iPhone
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
1 2 (28.57%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Android
1 6 (85.71%) Apple iOS
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Android Development
2 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile Development
3 2 (28.57%) Prototyping
3 2 (28.57%) Push Notifications
3 2 (28.57%) Rapid Prototyping
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 6 (85.71%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) TypeScript
4 2 (28.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Xamarin
2 1 (14.29%) Google