The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 98 87 85
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing Apple 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.18% 0.27% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 0.67% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £269 £249
% change year-on-year
+11.62% +8.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £13.94 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.70% -0.46%
Apple
England

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

Vendors Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
731 599 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 44.44% 40.34% 45.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 256 220
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £162 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 82 65
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -18.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.00 £11.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Apple Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Apple
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Leicestershire +2 1 - - 1
Nottinghamshire -10 1 - - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 £225 -
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 7 (63.64%) Apple iOS
2 6 (54.55%) Mobile App
3 5 (45.45%) iOS Development
3 5 (45.45%) Android
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
4 4 (36.36%) BDD
5 3 (27.27%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (27.27%) Calabash
5 3 (27.27%) Android Development
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) Objective-C
6 2 (18.18%) Mac OS X
6 2 (18.18%) Xcode
6 2 (18.18%) Google
6 2 (18.18%) HTML
6 2 (18.18%) Java
6 2 (18.18%) JUnit
6 2 (18.18%) CSS
6 2 (18.18%) HTML5
6 2 (18.18%) CSS3
6 2 (18.18%) PhoneGap
6 2 (18.18%) Open Source
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (18.18%) Ionic Framework
6 2 (18.18%) Mobile Development
6 2 (18.18%) Android Studio

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) Calabash
3 2 (18.18%) Xcode
3 2 (18.18%) JUnit
3 2 (18.18%) Android Studio
4 1 (9.09%) CocoaPods
4 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) iOS Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Android Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Migration Technician
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) HTML5
1 2 (18.18%) CSS3
1 2 (18.18%) PhoneGap
1 2 (18.18%) Ionic Framework
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (9.09%) RESTful
2 1 (9.09%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 1 (9.09%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) JSON
2 1 (9.09%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Mobile App
2 2 (18.18%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Apple iOS
2 5 (45.45%) Android
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) Mac OS X
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) UNIX
5 1 (9.09%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) iOS Development
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) TDD
2 4 (36.36%) BDD
3 3 (27.27%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (27.27%) Android Development
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Mobile Development
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Memory Management
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Objective-C
2 2 (18.18%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) Apple Swift
3 1 (9.09%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Novell
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