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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 316 267 278
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +11
Contract jobs citing Apple 94 142 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.68% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 1.11% 1.50% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 84 90
Average daily rate £275 £300 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £225 £300
% change year-on-year
- -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.75 £20.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.04% -11.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £12.50 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £96.70 £88.50 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +17.64%
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
8453 9457 9803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 40.52% 45.10% 44.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5527 6284 6269
Average daily rate £438 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 190 218
Average hourly rate £21.70 £19.34 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.20% +3.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the London region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London +15 6 £208 -13.54% 12
Kingston Upon Thames +8 3 - - 2
Uxbridge 0 1 - -
Ealing - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 £400 -
Hounslow - 1 £100 - 1
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 119 (49.58%) Windows
2 97 (40.42%) Apple iOS
3 65 (27.08%) Windows 7
4 64 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 57 (23.75%) iPhone
6 56 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
7 54 (22.50%) iOS Development
8 53 (22.08%) iPad
9 50 (20.83%) Android
10 48 (20.00%) MS Office
11 43 (17.92%) Active Directory
12 42 (17.50%) Objective-C
13 39 (16.25%) Blackberry
14 38 (15.83%) Finance
15 37 (15.42%) ITIL
16 36 (15.00%) Mac OS X
17 29 (12.08%) Windows 8
18 28 (11.67%) MS Excel
18 28 (11.67%) Windows Server
19 27 (11.25%) TDD
19 27 (11.25%) VMware
20 26 (10.83%) Xcode
20 26 (10.83%) Scrum
21 24 (10.00%) Cocoa
21 24 (10.00%) OO
21 24 (10.00%) Office 365
22 21 (8.75%) Mobile App
22 21 (8.75%) RESTful
22 21 (8.75%) Windows XP
22 21 (8.75%) Citrix

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 12 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 10 (4.17%) IBM Notes
3 9 (3.75%) CMS
4 4 (1.67%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.83%) Node.js
6 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.42%) Apache
7 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.42%) SAS
Applications
1 48 (20.00%) MS Office
2 28 (11.67%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (2.08%) Adobe After Effects
4 5 (2.08%) Final Cut Pro
5 4 (1.67%) Adobe Premiere
5 4 (1.67%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.25%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.42%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.42%) Blender
7 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.42%) MS Project
7 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.42%) SketchUp
7 1 (0.42%) Solid Edge
7 1 (0.42%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.42%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 10 (4.17%) Eikon
2 6 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.42%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.00%) Office 365
2 7 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 4 (1.67%) GitHub
4 3 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.25%) IaaS
4 3 (1.25%) PaaS
4 3 (1.25%) SaaS
5 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.42%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.42%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 16 (6.67%) VPN
2 15 (6.25%) DNS
3 12 (5.00%) Firewall
3 12 (5.00%) Internet
4 11 (4.58%) DHCP
5 9 (3.75%) Wireless
6 8 (3.33%) LAN
7 7 (2.92%) WAN
7 7 (2.92%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (2.50%) IP Telephony
9 5 (2.08%) HTTP
10 4 (1.67%) Cisco IPT
10 4 (1.67%) FTP
10 4 (1.67%) VoIP
10 4 (1.67%) WLAN
11 3 (1.25%) BIG-IP
11 3 (1.25%) HTTPS
11 3 (1.25%) Kerberos
11 3 (1.25%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.25%) FileMaker
1 3 (1.25%) NoSQL
2 2 (0.83%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.42%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.42%) MySQL
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.42%) Redis
3 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (10.83%) Xcode
2 9 (3.75%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.92%) Subversion
4 4 (1.67%) JIRA
4 4 (1.67%) Selenium
4 4 (1.67%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.25%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.83%) Android Studio
6 2 (0.83%) Calabash
6 2 (0.83%) Gradle
7 1 (0.42%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.42%) NUnit
7 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.42%) WebDriver
General
1 38 (15.83%) Finance
2 15 (6.25%) Retail
3 12 (5.00%) Banking
4 10 (4.17%) Retail Banking
5 9 (3.75%) Legal
5 9 (3.75%) Publishing
5 9 (3.75%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.92%) Law
7 5 (2.08%) Marketing
8 4 (1.67%) Electronics
8 4 (1.67%) Front Office
8 4 (1.67%) Games
9 2 (0.83%) Automotive
9 2 (0.83%) Back Office
9 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.83%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.42%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 66 (27.50%) Developer
2 54 (22.50%) iOS Developer
3 47 (19.58%) Support Engineer
4 40 (16.67%) Analyst
5 37 (15.42%) Desktop Support
6 28 (11.67%) 2nd Line Support
7 24 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
8 21 (8.75%) Objective-C Developer
9 20 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 19 (7.92%) Support Analyst
11 18 (7.50%) Mac Engineer
11 18 (7.50%) Senior Developer
12 17 (7.08%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 17 (7.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 17 (7.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 17 (7.08%) IT Support
13 15 (6.25%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
14 14 (5.83%) Senior iOS Developer
15 13 (5.42%) Service Analyst
15 13 (5.42%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.00%) Cocoa
2 21 (8.75%) RESTful
3 15 (6.25%) HTML
4 12 (5.00%) iOS SDK
5 11 (4.58%) JSON
5 11 (4.58%) REST
6 7 (2.92%) CSS
6 7 (2.92%) Web Services
6 7 (2.92%) XML
7 6 (2.50%) .NET
7 6 (2.50%) Cocoa Touch
8 5 (2.08%) Core Animation
8 5 (2.08%) UIKit
9 4 (1.67%) HTML5
9 4 (1.67%) jQuery
9 4 (1.67%) OAuth
10 3 (1.25%) POSIX
10 3 (1.25%) Pthreads
11 2 (0.83%) J2EE
11 2 (0.83%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 57 (23.75%) iPhone
2 53 (22.08%) iPad
3 39 (16.25%) Blackberry
4 21 (8.75%) Mobile App
5 19 (7.92%) User Experience
6 12 (5.00%) BYOD
7 9 (3.75%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (2.92%) Smartphone
9 7 (2.92%) Video Editing
10 6 (2.50%) Mobile Payment
10 6 (2.50%) Streaming Video
10 6 (2.50%) Video on Demand
11 5 (2.08%) Apple TV
11 5 (2.08%) Computer Science
11 5 (2.08%) Cryptography
11 5 (2.08%) Data Structures
11 5 (2.08%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.67%) Algorithms
12 4 (1.67%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 119 (49.58%) Windows
2 97 (40.42%) Apple iOS
3 65 (27.08%) Windows 7
4 50 (20.83%) Android
5 36 (15.00%) Mac OS X
6 29 (12.08%) Windows 8
7 28 (11.67%) Windows Server
8 21 (8.75%) Windows XP
9 16 (6.67%) Linux
10 15 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (5.42%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (4.17%) Mac OS
13 7 (2.92%) Mac OS X Server
14 6 (2.50%) Unix
14 6 (2.50%) Windows Vista
15 4 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (1.25%) VMS
16 3 (1.25%) Windows Phone
17 2 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (0.83%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (22.50%) iOS Development
3 37 (15.42%) ITIL
4 27 (11.25%) TDD
5 26 (10.83%) Scrum
6 24 (10.00%) OO
7 17 (7.08%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (6.25%) BDD
9 13 (5.42%) Unit Testing
10 12 (5.00%) E-Commerce
11 11 (4.58%) Mobile Development
11 11 (4.58%) OOD
12 10 (4.17%) Asset Management
12 10 (4.17%) ITIL V3
13 9 (3.75%) Migration
13 9 (3.75%) Service Management
13 9 (3.75%) Workflow
14 8 (3.33%) MVC
14 8 (3.33%) Open Source
14 8 (3.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (17.50%) Objective-C
2 13 (5.42%) Java
3 8 (3.33%) C++
3 8 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (3.33%) SQL
4 7 (2.92%) Apple Swift
4 7 (2.92%) PowerShell
4 7 (2.92%) Python
5 6 (2.50%) Perl
5 6 (2.50%) Shell Script
6 5 (2.08%) C#
7 3 (1.25%) C
7 3 (1.25%) VB
8 2 (0.83%) PHP
9 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.42%) Go
9 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (5.00%) Degree
2 8 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.92%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.50%) MCSE
5 5 (2.08%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.42%) ACMT
8 1 (0.42%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.42%) CCA
8 1 (0.42%) CCNA
8 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.42%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.42%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.42%) MCITP
8 1 (0.42%) MCP
8 1 (0.42%) MCSA
8 1 (0.42%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.92%) QA
2 4 (1.67%) SLA
3 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.42%) WAI
3 1 (0.42%) WCAG
System Software
1 43 (17.92%) Active Directory
2 17 (7.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.75%) StorNext
3 9 (3.75%) Xsan
4 7 (2.92%) XenApp
5 6 (2.50%) Samba
6 4 (1.67%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.25%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.25%) KVM
7 3 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.25%) vSphere
8 2 (0.83%) XenServer
9 1 (0.42%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (5.00%) SCCM
2 7 (2.92%) Casper Suite
2 7 (2.92%) WSUS
3 4 (1.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (1.25%) SAP Afaria
4 3 (1.25%) Windows Intune
5 2 (0.83%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.83%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.42%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.42%) Puppet
6 1 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 64 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 27 (11.25%) VMware
3 21 (8.75%) Adobe
3 21 (8.75%) Citrix
4 19 (7.92%) Bloomberg
5 17 (7.08%) HP
6 15 (6.25%) Cisco
7 14 (5.83%) Reuters
8 10 (4.17%) Lotus
8 10 (4.17%) Remedy
9 8 (3.33%) Google
10 5 (2.08%) iManage
10 5 (2.08%) MobileIron
10 5 (2.08%) SAP
10 5 (2.08%) Symantec
11 4 (1.67%) FactSet
11 4 (1.67%) Sony
12 3 (1.25%) F5
12 3 (1.25%) Juniper
12 3 (1.25%) ServiceNow
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