The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Apple, Inc.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 122 107 123
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +16
Contract jobs citing Apple 8 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.28% 0.65% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.58% 1.30% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 2
Average daily rate
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£233 £300 £424
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% -29.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £260 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £350 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +40.00%
Apple
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1388 1389 1217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 48.65% 50.02% 48.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 657 457
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £188 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 64 73
Average hourly rate £18.55 £17.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.25 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £31.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apple across the Berkshire region.

Apple Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Apple
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Apple Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Apple
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +2 6 £233 +9.41%
Bracknell - 2 £151 -
Apple
South East

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Apple also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple.

1 5 (50.00%) iPhone
1 5 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (40.00%) iPad
3 3 (30.00%) Sencha
3 3 (30.00%) CSS3
3 3 (30.00%) Sencha Touch
3 3 (30.00%) HTML5
3 3 (30.00%) Android
3 3 (30.00%) SCCM
3 3 (30.00%) JSON
3 3 (30.00%) QA
3 3 (30.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Xcode
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 2 (20.00%) MPEG
4 2 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) RIP
4 2 (20.00%) SNMP
4 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) MPLS

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Apple also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) CMS
1 2 (20.00%) Lync
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) WAN
1 3 (30.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) RIP
2 2 (20.00%) SNMP
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
2 2 (20.00%) MPLS
2 2 (20.00%) OSPF
2 2 (20.00%) BGP
2 2 (20.00%) DOCSIS
2 2 (20.00%) Telnet
2 2 (20.00%) SSH
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) VoIP
3 1 (10.00%) ADSL
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Xcode
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Mobile Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Mobile Web Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Web Applications Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) iOS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) CSS3
1 3 (30.00%) Sencha Touch
1 3 (30.00%) HTML5
1 3 (30.00%) JSON
1 3 (30.00%) jQuery
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) Silverlight
2 2 (20.00%) Ajax
2 2 (20.00%) PhoneGap
3 1 (10.00%) RESTful
3 1 (10.00%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (10.00%) Kendo UI
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (10.00%) Cocoa
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) iPhone
2 4 (40.00%) iPad
3 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (20.00%) MPEG
4 2 (20.00%) DTV
4 2 (20.00%) Streaming Video
4 2 (20.00%) STB
4 2 (20.00%) IPTV
4 2 (20.00%) Video on Demand
5 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (30.00%) Android
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) DRM
2 2 (20.00%) Validation
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) Time Management
2 2 (20.00%) Video Processing
3 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) OOP
3 1 (10.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (10.00%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Sencha
2 2 (20.00%) Adobe
2 2 (20.00%) Tektronix
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco