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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 122 123 125
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Apple 1 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.039% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.076% 0.51% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +71.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £290 £250
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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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
1324 1187 1176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.64% 47.25% 48.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 522 438
Average daily rate £375 £351 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 36 48
Average hourly rate £21.55 £18.36 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £30.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (55.56%) Apple iOS
2 4 (44.44%) iPad
2 4 (44.44%) iPhone
3 3 (33.33%) Android
3 3 (33.33%) HTML5
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) QA
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Sencha Touch
3 3 (33.33%) CSS3
3 3 (33.33%) Sencha
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) UNIX
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) MPEG
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) RIP
4 2 (22.22%) SNMP
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) Adobe
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) MPLS
4 2 (22.22%) OSPF
4 2 (22.22%) BGP
4 2 (22.22%) Blackberry

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (22.22%) CMS
1 2 (22.22%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
1 2 (22.22%) RIP
1 2 (22.22%) SNMP
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 2 (22.22%) VPN
1 2 (22.22%) MPLS
1 2 (22.22%) OSPF
1 2 (22.22%) BGP
1 2 (22.22%) DOCSIS
1 2 (22.22%) Telnet
1 2 (22.22%) SSH
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Xcode
General
1 2 (22.22%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Mobile Web Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Applications Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Web Applications Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) jQuery
1 3 (33.33%) HTML5
1 3 (33.33%) CSS3
1 3 (33.33%) Sencha Touch
2 2 (22.22%) PhoneGap
2 2 (22.22%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) Ajax
2 2 (22.22%) JSON
2 2 (22.22%) Silverlight
3 1 (11.11%) Kendo UI
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) iPhone
1 4 (44.44%) iPad
2 2 (22.22%) Video on Demand
2 2 (22.22%) MPEG
2 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
2 2 (22.22%) DTV
2 2 (22.22%) Streaming Video
2 2 (22.22%) STB
2 2 (22.22%) IPTV
3 1 (11.11%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Apple iOS
2 3 (33.33%) Android
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (22.22%) DRM
2 2 (22.22%) Validation
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Time Management
2 2 (22.22%) Video Processing
3 1 (11.11%) Android Development
3 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) Objective-C
2 2 (22.22%) Apple Swift
3 1 (11.11%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Sencha
2 2 (22.22%) Adobe
2 2 (22.22%) Tektronix