The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 70 68 55
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Contract jobs citing Apple 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.23% 0.21% 0.91%
As % of the Vendors category 0.62% 0.54% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Average daily rate
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£419 - £493
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 - £458
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 - £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £233 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
-22.50% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +55.00%
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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 Bristol region.

Vendors Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
321 373 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 37.33% 39.72% 44.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 231 169
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 18
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £27.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Apple Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Apple
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 2 (66.67%) Cocoa
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
2 1 (33.33%) iOS SDK
2 1 (33.33%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (33.33%) UIKit
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Xcode
2 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) iPhone
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) iPad
2 1 (33.33%) Memory Management

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Cocoa
2 1 (33.33%) iOS SDK
2 1 (33.33%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (33.33%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft