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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 64 52 50
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs citing Apple 3 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.36% 0.99% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.77% 1.88% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£419 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.27% -35.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £233 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
-22.50% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +55.00%
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West Midlands

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
389 320 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 47.27% 52.72% 45.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 168 112
Average daily rate £345 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 20
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +25.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.05 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £30.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (60.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Development
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Cordova
2 2 (40.00%) Android Development
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) Syclo
2 2 (40.00%) Web Application Development
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) VC++
2 2 (40.00%) J2ME
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) Telerik
2 2 (40.00%) Google
2 2 (40.00%) BREW
2 2 (40.00%) Marketing

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Applications Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Mobility Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
1 2 (40.00%) J2ME
1 2 (40.00%) BREW
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Web Application Development
1 2 (40.00%) Android Development
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) VC++
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Telerik
1 2 (40.00%) Google
1 2 (40.00%) Syclo