The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 80 83 75
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing Apple 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.49% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 1.08% 0.56% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£525 £290 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.03% +54.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £290 £250
% change year-on-year
+9.91% +16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.12 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -10.60%
Apple
South East

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

Vendors Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
556 533 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 44.95% 40.59% 41.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 262 195
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £201 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 41 48
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.50 £12.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +19.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.04 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £20.50 £27.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Apple Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Apple
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -2 6 £525 +81.03%
Apple
South East

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 14 (77.78%) Apple iOS
2 13 (72.22%) iOS Development
2 13 (72.22%) Finance
3 12 (66.67%) iOS SDK
4 11 (61.11%) Banking
5 10 (55.56%) Xcode
5 10 (55.56%) Objective-C
5 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (55.56%) iPhone
6 9 (50.00%) iPad
7 8 (44.44%) HTML5
7 8 (44.44%) HTML
8 7 (38.89%) AngularJS
8 7 (38.89%) Scrum
9 3 (16.67%) User Experience
9 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 3 (16.67%) Windows
9 3 (16.67%) TDD
10 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
10 2 (11.11%) XML
10 2 (11.11%) Android Development
10 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
10 2 (11.11%) PhoneGap
10 2 (11.11%) Android
10 2 (11.11%) Google
10 2 (11.11%) Mobile Development
11 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
11 1 (5.56%) Marketing
11 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
11 1 (5.56%) Web Development

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 1 (5.56%) CMS
1 1 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Xcode
2 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 11 (61.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 11 (61.11%) iOS Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) iOS SDK
2 8 (44.44%) HTML5
2 8 (44.44%) HTML
3 7 (38.89%) AngularJS
4 2 (11.11%) PhoneGap
4 2 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (5.56%) DOM
5 1 (5.56%) XSL
5 1 (5.56%) Ajax
5 1 (5.56%) JSON
5 1 (5.56%) jQuery
5 1 (5.56%) .NET
5 1 (5.56%) Classic ASP
5 1 (5.56%) CSS
5 1 (5.56%) SOAP
5 1 (5.56%) REST
5 1 (5.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) iPhone
2 9 (50.00%) iPad
3 3 (16.67%) User Experience
4 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
4 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
5 1 (5.56%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
5 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Apple iOS
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) Android
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) iOS Development
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) Mobile Development
5 2 (11.11%) Android Development
6 1 (5.56%) SEO
6 1 (5.56%) Content Management
6 1 (5.56%) Web Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Web Development
6 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.56%) Web Usability
6 1 (5.56%) Online Marketing
6 1 (5.56%) Progressive Enhancement
6 1 (5.56%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Objective-C
2 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Google
2 1 (5.56%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.56%) Ektron
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Remedy