The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 29 April 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 88 - 85
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Apple 14 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.90% - 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 2.59% - 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Average daily rate £390 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £263 £350
% change year-on-year
+40.47% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -11.86%
Apple
West Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
540 589 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 34.64% 43.96% 43.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 395 349
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 14
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.60 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.05% -2.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £11.86 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £35.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Apple Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Apple
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Apple Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (73.68%) iPhone
3 12 (63.16%) RESTful
3 12 (63.16%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (63.16%) Multithreading
3 12 (63.16%) Animation
3 12 (63.16%) JSON
3 12 (63.16%) Core Animation
3 12 (63.16%) iPad
3 12 (63.16%) Memory Management
3 12 (63.16%) Apple iOS
3 12 (63.16%) Data Structures
3 12 (63.16%) Algorithms
3 12 (63.16%) iOS Development
3 12 (63.16%) HTTP
3 12 (63.16%) XML
3 12 (63.16%) TDD
3 12 (63.16%) Cryptography
3 12 (63.16%) Automated Testing
3 12 (63.16%) Software Engineering
3 12 (63.16%) Code Optimisation
4 6 (31.58%) Open Source
5 5 (26.32%) Skype for Business
5 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
5 5 (26.32%) Video Editing
5 5 (26.32%) Office 365
5 5 (26.32%) e-Learning
5 5 (26.32%) MS Office
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 4 (21.05%) Adobe

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 5 (26.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Office 365
2 2 (10.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) HTTP
2 4 (21.05%) FTP
2 4 (21.05%) Intranet
General
1 4 (21.05%) Games
1 4 (21.05%) Publishing
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 12 (63.16%) iOS Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Product Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Digital Product Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Product Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Scrum Master
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) e-Learning Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum Master
5 1 (5.26%) Technology Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) Core Animation
1 12 (63.16%) JSON
1 12 (63.16%) RESTful
1 12 (63.16%) XML
2 2 (10.53%) CSS
2 2 (10.53%) CSS3
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) PhoneGap
3 1 (5.26%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (73.68%) iPhone
2 12 (63.16%) Algorithms
2 12 (63.16%) Animation
2 12 (63.16%) Cryptography
2 12 (63.16%) Data Structures
2 12 (63.16%) iPad
3 5 (26.32%) e-Learning
3 5 (26.32%) Video Editing
4 4 (21.05%) Artificial Intelligence
4 4 (21.05%) Social Media
5 3 (15.79%) Learning Management System
5 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
6 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
6 2 (10.53%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Apple iOS
2 4 (21.05%) Windows
3 3 (15.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) Automated Testing
2 12 (63.16%) Code Optimisation
2 12 (63.16%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (63.16%) iOS Development
2 12 (63.16%) Memory Management
2 12 (63.16%) Multithreading
2 12 (63.16%) Software Engineering
2 12 (63.16%) TDD
3 6 (31.58%) Open Source
4 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps
5 2 (10.53%) MVC
6 1 (5.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C
1 2 (10.53%) COBOL
1 2 (10.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Adobe
2 4 (21.05%) HP
2 4 (21.05%) Twitter
3 2 (10.53%) Google