The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 56 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Apple 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.62% - 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 1.26% - 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £277 £281 £225
% change year-on-year
-1.68% +25.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.29 £16.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-23.21% -42.42%

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

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
317 311 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 48.84% 47.92% 48.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 162 152
Median daily rate £368 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 21
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £9.74 £6.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.05 £18.40 £29.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Apple as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Apple Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Apple also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Apple.

1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) Google
1 2 (40.00%) Internet of Things
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Jamf Pro
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (20.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) iPhone
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) iPad
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Cocoa
2 1 (20.00%) Xcode
2 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) IoT Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Objective-C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Cocoa
1 1 (20.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Internet of Things
2 1 (20.00%) iPad
2 1 (20.00%) iPhone
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Apple Swift
1 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Google