The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 289 261 322
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +61
Contract jobs citing Apple 156 177 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.68% 0.77% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 1.60% 1.82% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 119 78
Median daily rate £400 £350 £249
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +40.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £139 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 16
Median hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -15.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £12.58 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £18.80 £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.35 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +6.27%
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 London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9773 9700 11029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.69% 42.05% 45.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6452 6433 7142
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 206 241
Median hourly rate £17.10 £17.80 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.93% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Apple as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in London

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Apple Daily Rate Trend in London

Apple
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the London region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Apple Daily Rate Histogram in London

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in London

Apple
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the London region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Apple Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Apple
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the London region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +12 23 £475 +26.49% 7
Canary Wharf - 7 £160 -
Chessington - 1 £200 -
Harrow - 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £165 -
Lewisham - 1 £238 -
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Apple also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Apple.

1 167 (52.52%) Windows
2 139 (43.71%) Apple iOS
3 101 (31.76%) Agile Software Development
4 96 (30.19%) Active Directory
5 90 (28.30%) Microsoft
6 86 (27.04%) Android
7 79 (24.84%) MS Office
8 72 (22.64%) iOS Development
9 65 (20.44%) Windows 7
10 61 (19.18%) Mac OS X
11 57 (17.92%) Objective-C
12 55 (17.30%) Citrix
13 54 (16.98%) Google
14 51 (16.04%) Apple Swift
15 46 (14.47%) User Experience
15 46 (14.47%) Linux
15 46 (14.47%) iPhone
16 45 (14.15%) Degree
16 45 (14.15%) Xcode
17 44 (13.84%) Mobile Development
18 42 (13.21%) TDD
18 42 (13.21%) iPad
19 41 (12.89%) MS Excel
20 39 (12.26%) SCCM
21 38 (11.95%) Scrum
21 38 (11.95%) VMware
22 37 (11.64%) TCP/IP
23 36 (11.32%) ITIL
24 34 (10.69%) Blackberry
25 33 (10.38%) Internet

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (6.29%) IBM Notes
2 19 (5.97%) MS Exchange
3 11 (3.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (3.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (3.46%) Skype for Business
4 7 (2.20%) Confluence
5 5 (1.57%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.26%) Apache
6 4 (1.26%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.63%) CMS
7 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.63%) nginx
7 2 (0.63%) SAS
8 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 79 (24.84%) MS Office
2 41 (12.89%) MS Excel
3 11 (3.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (2.52%) MS Project
5 6 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (1.26%) AutoCAD
6 4 (1.26%) HipChat
6 4 (1.26%) InDesign
7 3 (0.94%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.94%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.31%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.81%) Google Apps
2 26 (8.18%) Office 365
3 18 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (3.77%) Trello
5 10 (3.14%) Google Play
6 7 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (1.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 4 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (1.26%) iTunes
9 3 (0.94%) GitHub
9 3 (0.94%) Google Drive
10 2 (0.63%) CloudBees
10 2 (0.63%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.63%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.63%) Heroku
10 2 (0.63%) IaaS
10 2 (0.63%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.63%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (11.64%) TCP/IP
2 33 (10.38%) Internet
3 25 (7.86%) VPN
4 19 (5.97%) Wireless
5 18 (5.66%) LAN
6 17 (5.35%) Ethernet
7 16 (5.03%) DNS
8 15 (4.72%) Cisco IOS
8 15 (4.72%) WAN
9 14 (4.40%) Firewall
9 14 (4.40%) VoIP
10 12 (3.77%) Skype
11 11 (3.46%) HTTP
12 9 (2.83%) DHCP
13 8 (2.52%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (1.89%) MPLS
15 5 (1.57%) BGP
15 5 (1.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 5 (1.57%) IOS XR
15 5 (1.57%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.83%) MySQL
2 4 (1.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.63%) FileMaker
3 2 (0.63%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.63%) Mixpanel
3 2 (0.63%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.63%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 1 (0.31%) Big Data
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.31%) Redis
Development Applications
1 45 (14.15%) Xcode
2 28 (8.81%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.83%) Jenkins
4 8 (2.52%) JIRA
5 5 (1.57%) Cucumber
5 5 (1.57%) Jasmine
5 5 (1.57%) JUnit
5 5 (1.57%) Subversion
6 4 (1.26%) Android Studio
7 3 (0.94%) git-flow
7 3 (0.94%) Mocha
7 3 (0.94%) Selenium
7 3 (0.94%) YouTrack
8 2 (0.63%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 2 (0.63%) Capybara
8 2 (0.63%) QUnit
8 2 (0.63%) SonarQube
8 2 (0.63%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.31%) CircleCI
9 1 (0.31%) ZenHub
General
1 31 (9.75%) Finance
2 12 (3.77%) Publishing
3 7 (2.20%) Billing
4 6 (1.89%) Marketing
4 6 (1.89%) Retail
5 4 (1.26%) Banking
5 4 (1.26%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.94%) Games
7 2 (0.63%) Back Office
7 2 (0.63%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.31%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.31%) French Language
8 1 (0.31%) German Language
8 1 (0.31%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.31%) Legal
8 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.31%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.31%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 90 (28.30%) Developer
2 67 (21.07%) iOS Developer
3 51 (16.04%) Analyst
4 36 (11.32%) Desktop Support
5 35 (11.01%) Architect
5 35 (11.01%) Support Engineer
6 23 (7.23%) Support Analyst
7 19 (5.97%) Mac Engineer
8 17 (5.35%) Senior Developer
9 16 (5.03%) IT Support
10 15 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support
10 15 (4.72%) Desktop Engineer
11 14 (4.40%) Design Engineer
11 14 (4.40%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 14 (4.40%) Windows Engineer
12 13 (4.09%) Objective-C Developer
12 13 (4.09%) Senior iOS Developer
13 11 (3.46%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 11 (3.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 11 (3.46%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (10.06%) CSS
1 32 (10.06%) HTML
1 32 (10.06%) RESTful
2 28 (8.81%) Cocoa
2 28 (8.81%) JSON
3 26 (8.18%) REST
4 25 (7.86%) HTML5
5 16 (5.03%) Web Services
6 15 (4.72%) CSS3
7 12 (3.77%) iOS SDK
8 11 (3.46%) UIKit
9 10 (3.14%) AngularJS
9 10 (3.14%) Core Data
9 10 (3.14%) SOAP
9 10 (3.14%) XML
10 9 (2.83%) Node.js
10 9 (2.83%) React
11 8 (2.52%) Cocoa Touch
11 8 (2.52%) jQuery
11 8 (2.52%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 46 (14.47%) iPhone
1 46 (14.47%) User Experience
2 42 (13.21%) iPad
3 34 (10.69%) Blackberry
4 27 (8.49%) Computer Science
4 27 (8.49%) Mobile App
5 20 (6.29%) Management Information System
6 19 (5.97%) Data Centre
7 18 (5.66%) Apple TV
7 18 (5.66%) Smartphone
8 17 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (4.40%) Client/Server
10 7 (2.20%) Wiki
11 6 (1.89%) Device Driver
11 6 (1.89%) Driving Licence
11 6 (1.89%) Fintech
12 5 (1.57%) Cloud Native
12 5 (1.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (1.57%) MPEG
12 5 (1.57%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 167 (52.52%) Windows
2 139 (43.71%) Apple iOS
3 86 (27.04%) Android
4 65 (20.44%) Windows 7
5 61 (19.18%) Mac OS X
6 46 (14.47%) Linux
7 31 (9.75%) Windows 10
8 30 (9.43%) Windows Server
9 28 (8.81%) Windows 8
10 27 (8.49%) Mac OS
11 22 (6.92%) Unix
12 19 (5.97%) Windows XP
13 15 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (3.14%) Windows Phone
14 10 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (2.83%) CentOS
15 9 (2.83%) Mac OS X Server
16 7 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
17 5 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 5 (1.57%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (31.76%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (22.64%) iOS Development
3 44 (13.84%) Mobile Development
4 42 (13.21%) TDD
5 38 (11.95%) Scrum
6 36 (11.32%) ITIL
7 33 (10.38%) OO
7 33 (10.38%) Unit Testing
8 32 (10.06%) BDD
9 25 (7.86%) Migration
10 22 (6.92%) Mobile Device Management
10 22 (6.92%) Project Management
11 21 (6.60%) Identity Management
11 21 (6.60%) OOD
12 20 (6.29%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (5.66%) Change Management
14 16 (5.03%) Time Management
15 14 (4.40%) DevOps
15 14 (4.40%) Service Management
16 13 (4.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 57 (17.92%) Objective-C
2 51 (16.04%) Apple Swift
3 32 (10.06%) JavaScript
4 30 (9.43%) Python
5 28 (8.81%) Java
6 25 (7.86%) Bash Shell
7 15 (4.72%) Perl
8 12 (3.77%) Shell Script
9 10 (3.14%) PowerShell
10 9 (2.83%) ECMAScript
10 9 (2.83%) XAML
11 8 (2.52%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.26%) AppleScript
12 4 (1.26%) C#
12 4 (1.26%) SQL
13 3 (0.94%) C
13 3 (0.94%) ES6
14 2 (0.63%) C++
14 2 (0.63%) Ruby
15 1 (0.31%) R
Qualifications
1 45 (14.15%) Degree
2 25 (7.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (7.23%) Security Cleared
4 21 (6.60%) MCSE
5 19 (5.97%) MCSA
6 18 (5.66%) SC Cleared
7 15 (4.72%) ACDT
7 15 (4.72%) ACHDS
7 15 (4.72%) ACTC
7 15 (4.72%) MCDST
7 15 (4.72%) MCP
7 15 (4.72%) MCSM
7 15 (4.72%) Network+ Certification
8 14 (4.40%) A+ Certification
9 7 (2.20%) CCA
10 5 (1.57%) ACMT
11 4 (1.26%) ACSP
11 4 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.26%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (1.26%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.52%) QA
2 4 (1.26%) SLA
3 3 (0.94%) WAI
3 3 (0.94%) WCAG
4 2 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 96 (30.19%) Active Directory
2 23 (7.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (5.97%) XenApp
4 18 (5.66%) Hyper-V
5 16 (5.03%) Xen
5 16 (5.03%) XenDesktop
6 15 (4.72%) Virtual Servers
7 11 (3.46%) BitLocker
8 9 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.89%) StorNext
9 6 (1.89%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (1.89%) Xsan
10 5 (1.57%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (1.57%) VirtualBox
10 5 (1.57%) VMware ESX
10 5 (1.57%) vSphere
11 4 (1.26%) KVM
11 4 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.63%) Docker
12 2 (0.63%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 39 (12.26%) SCCM
2 26 (8.18%) Casper Suite
3 18 (5.66%) WSUS
4 13 (4.09%) AirWatch
5 7 (2.20%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (2.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (1.57%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (1.26%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.26%) Nagios
7 4 (1.26%) QRadar
7 4 (1.26%) SCOrch
7 4 (1.26%) Simpana
8 2 (0.63%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.31%) DameWare
9 1 (0.31%) Kibana
9 1 (0.31%) logstash
9 1 (0.31%) Puppet
9 1 (0.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.31%) Sysprep
9 1 (0.31%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 90 (28.30%) Microsoft
2 55 (17.30%) Citrix
3 54 (16.98%) Google
4 38 (11.95%) VMware
5 25 (7.86%) Cisco
6 23 (7.23%) Adobe
7 22 (6.92%) HP
8 21 (6.60%) Symantec
9 20 (6.29%) Lotus
10 19 (5.97%) Dell
11 15 (4.72%) Oracle
12 8 (2.52%) NetApp
12 8 (2.52%) ServiceNow
12 8 (2.52%) Sophos
13 7 (2.20%) AppSense
13 7 (2.20%) IBM
13 7 (2.20%) MobileIron
14 6 (1.89%) Autodesk
14 6 (1.89%) Sony
15 5 (1.57%) Red Hat
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