“Developers who can code in Apple’s Swift programming language have been the most in demand over the past year, according to new figures from Toptal,” Liam Tung reports for ZDNet.

“The freelance developer placement firm looked at year-on-year growth in job requests for each language and found that requests for Swift projects rose 600 percent in 2015, roughly triple the rate of many other languages,” Tung reports. “Requests for HTML jobs grew 267 percent, followed by 244 percent growth for C++ requests, and 239 percent growth for CSS.”

“Other studies based on GitHub references have also found Swift displaying unprecedented growth among developers,” Tung reports. “Swift’s ascent should be supported further by Apple’s move in December to open-source the language.”

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