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 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 62 56 65
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing Apple 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.40% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.88% 0.28% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £350 £165 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+112.12% -48.43%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.88 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+2.58% +7.40%
Apple
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
342 357 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 45.18% 49.93% 51.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 175 216
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £570 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 24
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £11.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £35.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Apple Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 September 2016, 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 3 (50.00%) iPhone
1 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (50.00%) iOS Development
1 3 (50.00%) Apple Swift
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) iPad
2 2 (33.33%) Objective-C
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Cocoa
3 1 (16.67%) Xcode
3 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) SAS
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Publishing
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
3 1 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) Google Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) RESTful

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Google Analytics
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (16.67%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Xcode
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Objective-C Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SAS Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Cocoa
2 1 (16.67%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) iPhone
2 2 (33.33%) iPad
3 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Apple Swift
2 2 (33.33%) Objective-C
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe
1 1 (16.67%) Google
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft