The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank - 30 -
Contract jobs citing Apple 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 1.68% -
As % of the Vendors category - 3.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £263 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.69 £13.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.37% -15.62%
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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 Cardiff region.

Vendors Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
134 102 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 36.51% 42.86% 40.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 59 40
Average daily rate £344 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £220 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £435 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.97 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.65% +11.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £16.16 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £89.50 £19.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Apple Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) HNC
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) J2ME
1 1 (50.00%) WAP
1 1 (50.00%) Toad
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Sun
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) 3G
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) 2G
1 1 (50.00%) Handset
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) 4G

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 (50.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) 3G
1 1 (50.00%) 2G
1 1 (50.00%) 4G
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) Toad
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Ivy
1 1 (50.00%) eggPlant
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Broadcast Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) J2ME
1 1 (50.00%) WAP
1 1 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Handset
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) HNC
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Sun
1 1 (50.00%) HP