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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 82 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Apple 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.18% 0.11% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% 0.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£145 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.56% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.21% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.87 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- -16.92%
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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
440 379 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 39.43% 41.15% 37.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 206 172
Average daily rate £315 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 16
Average hourly rate £14.87 £17.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.05% +22.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.10 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £45.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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
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 16 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) iPad
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
1 1 (25.00%) iPad
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Content Management
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Google