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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple
England / London
Rank 289 319 274
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -45
Contract jobs citing Apple 109 86 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.56% 0.42% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 1.30% 1.02% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 60 70
Median daily rate £326 £205 £227
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.14% -9.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £110 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £244 £280
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 13
Median hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% +6.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.48 £19.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £21.80 £21.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -11.42%

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
8385 8444 9333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.31% 41.14% 44.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5591 5503 6230
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £255 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.53% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 150 201
Median hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £27.76
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +3 19 £315 +66.88% 12
Twickenham - 2 £120 -
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 131 (52.40%) Windows
2 109 (43.60%) Apple iOS
3 81 (32.40%) Active Directory
4 78 (31.20%) Windows 7
5 69 (27.60%) Microsoft
6 64 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
7 63 (25.20%) MS Office
8 57 (22.80%) Android
8 57 (22.80%) iOS Development
9 55 (22.00%) Apple Swift
10 53 (21.20%) Objective-C
11 44 (17.60%) Citrix
12 38 (15.20%) ITIL
13 36 (14.40%) Google
14 33 (13.20%) Blackberry
14 33 (13.20%) Linux
14 33 (13.20%) MS Excel
15 32 (12.80%) Mac OS X
16 28 (11.20%) TDD
16 28 (11.20%) Degree
16 28 (11.20%) iPad
17 27 (10.80%) Git (software)
17 27 (10.80%) TCP/IP
18 26 (10.40%) Microsoft Certification
18 26 (10.40%) Wireless
18 26 (10.40%) iPhone
18 26 (10.40%) Mobile App
19 25 (10.00%) VMware
19 25 (10.00%) Internet
20 24 (9.60%) HTML

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 16 (6.40%) IBM Notes
2 10 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (3.20%) Confluence
3 8 (3.20%) Skype for Business
4 5 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.60%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.20%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.20%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.40%) CMS
7 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.40%) IIS
7 1 (0.40%) nginx
7 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 63 (25.20%) MS Office
2 33 (13.20%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.40%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (1.60%) InDesign
4 4 (1.60%) SOLIDWORKS
5 3 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.80%) Autodesk Flame
6 2 (0.80%) Maya
6 2 (0.80%) MS Project
6 2 (0.80%) NUKE
6 2 (0.80%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.20%) G Suite
1 18 (7.20%) Office 365
2 10 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.40%) GitHub
4 5 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 5 (2.00%) Google Play
5 4 (1.60%) Trello
6 3 (1.20%) CloudBees
6 3 (1.20%) Google App Engine
6 3 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.20%) Google Drive
6 3 (1.20%) Heroku
6 3 (1.20%) IaaS
6 3 (1.20%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.20%) PaaS
7 2 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.80%) iTunes
7 2 (0.80%) Slack
8 1 (0.40%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 27 (10.80%) TCP/IP
2 26 (10.40%) Wireless
3 25 (10.00%) Internet
4 19 (7.60%) Ethernet
5 18 (7.20%) LAN
6 15 (6.00%) Wi-Fi
7 13 (5.20%) VPN
8 12 (4.80%) VoIP
9 10 (4.00%) DNS
9 10 (4.00%) WAN
10 9 (3.60%) DHCP
11 8 (3.20%) Firewall
12 4 (1.60%) PBX
12 4 (1.60%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (1.60%) SAN
12 4 (1.60%) Skype
13 3 (1.20%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (1.20%) WLAN
14 2 (0.80%) NetScaler
14 2 (0.80%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.80%) Mixpanel
2 4 (1.60%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.20%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.20%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.80%) FileMaker
4 2 (0.80%) MySQL
4 2 (0.80%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.40%) Redis
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 27 (10.80%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.40%) Xcode
3 14 (5.60%) Jenkins
4 9 (3.60%) Android Studio
5 8 (3.20%) JIRA
6 7 (2.80%) git-flow
7 6 (2.40%) CircleCI
7 6 (2.40%) CocoaPods
7 6 (2.40%) Cucumber
7 6 (2.40%) Jasmine
7 6 (2.40%) JUnit
7 6 (2.40%) Travis CI
8 5 (2.00%) Selenium
9 4 (1.60%) Mocha
10 3 (1.20%) Capybara
10 3 (1.20%) QUnit
10 3 (1.20%) SonarQube
10 3 (1.20%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.80%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.80%) Subversion
General
1 24 (9.60%) Finance
2 16 (6.40%) Retail
3 11 (4.40%) Games
4 7 (2.80%) Banking
5 4 (1.60%) Advertising
5 4 (1.60%) Marketing
5 4 (1.60%) Publishing
6 3 (1.20%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.80%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 75 (30.00%) Developer
2 49 (19.60%) iOS Developer
3 42 (16.80%) Support Engineer
4 40 (16.00%) Desktop Support
5 36 (14.40%) Analyst
6 28 (11.20%) IT Support
7 23 (9.20%) 2nd Line Support
7 23 (9.20%) Desktop Engineer
8 21 (8.40%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 21 (8.40%) Senior Developer
9 17 (6.80%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 17 (6.80%) IT Engineer
10 16 (6.40%) Mac Engineer
10 16 (6.40%) Support Analyst
11 15 (6.00%) IT Support Engineer
11 15 (6.00%) Windows Engineer
12 13 (5.20%) Senior iOS Developer
13 12 (4.80%) Objective-C Developer
13 12 (4.80%) Windows Support Engineer
14 10 (4.00%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.60%) HTML
2 23 (9.20%) JSON
3 22 (8.80%) REST
4 20 (8.00%) CSS
4 20 (8.00%) HTML5
5 18 (7.20%) RESTful
6 17 (6.80%) Core Data
7 13 (5.20%) CSS3
8 12 (4.80%) iOS SDK
9 11 (4.40%) Cocoa
10 9 (3.60%) React
11 8 (3.20%) jQuery
11 8 (3.20%) Node.js
11 8 (3.20%) UIKit
12 6 (2.40%) Android SDK
12 6 (2.40%) AngularJS
12 6 (2.40%) SOAP
12 6 (2.40%) Web Services
13 5 (2.00%) ELK Stack
14 4 (1.60%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.20%) Blackberry
2 28 (11.20%) iPad
3 26 (10.40%) iPhone
3 26 (10.40%) Mobile App
4 24 (9.60%) Management Information System
5 23 (9.20%) User Experience
6 16 (6.40%) Client/Server
7 15 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (6.00%) Data Centre
8 14 (5.60%) Computer Science
9 13 (5.20%) Apple TV
10 11 (4.40%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (2.80%) Smartphone
12 6 (2.40%) Cloud Native
13 5 (2.00%) Video on Demand
14 4 (1.60%) Fintech
15 3 (1.20%) Mobile Games
15 3 (1.20%) RSA SecurID
15 3 (1.20%) Wiki
16 2 (0.80%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 131 (52.40%) Windows
2 109 (43.60%) Apple iOS
3 78 (31.20%) Windows 7
4 57 (22.80%) Android
5 33 (13.20%) Linux
6 32 (12.80%) Mac OS X
7 23 (9.20%) Windows 10
7 23 (9.20%) Windows 8
8 21 (8.40%) Mac OS
9 17 (6.80%) Windows Server
10 16 (6.40%) Unix
11 11 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (4.00%) Windows XP
13 8 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (2.80%) Ubuntu
15 5 (2.00%) Windows Phone
16 4 (1.60%) Windows Mobile
17 3 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
18 2 (0.80%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (22.80%) iOS Development
3 38 (15.20%) ITIL
4 28 (11.20%) TDD
5 22 (8.80%) Mobile Development
6 20 (8.00%) Change Management
6 20 (8.00%) Identity Management
6 20 (8.00%) Time Management
7 19 (7.60%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (6.80%) Unit Testing
8 17 (6.80%) Validation
9 16 (6.40%) Pair Programming
9 16 (6.40%) Patch Management
10 15 (6.00%) BDD
10 15 (6.00%) OO
10 15 (6.00%) Scrum
11 13 (5.20%) Workflow
12 11 (4.40%) Infrastructure Management
12 11 (4.40%) Mobile Device Management
13 10 (4.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 55 (22.00%) Apple Swift
2 53 (21.20%) Objective-C
3 23 (9.20%) Java
4 17 (6.80%) JavaScript
5 14 (5.60%) Python
6 11 (4.40%) Bash Shell
7 10 (4.00%) Shell Script
8 9 (3.60%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.80%) SQL
10 6 (2.40%) C++
11 5 (2.00%) C
12 4 (1.60%) ES6
13 3 (1.20%) Perl
13 3 (1.20%) Scala
14 2 (0.80%) Ruby
15 1 (0.40%) ECMAScript
15 1 (0.40%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.40%) R
15 1 (0.40%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.40%) XAML
Qualifications
1 28 (11.20%) Degree
2 26 (10.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (9.20%) MCSE
4 21 (8.40%) MCP
5 17 (6.80%) MCDST
5 17 (6.80%) MCSA
6 16 (6.40%) ACDT
6 16 (6.40%) ACHDS
6 16 (6.40%) ACTC
6 16 (6.40%) MCSM
6 16 (6.40%) Network+ Certification
7 9 (3.60%) A+ Certification
7 9 (3.60%) SC Cleared
7 9 (3.60%) Security Cleared
8 7 (2.80%) DBS Check
9 4 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.80%) CCA
11 2 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.80%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.60%) QA
2 8 (3.20%) SLA
System Software
1 81 (32.40%) Active Directory
2 16 (6.40%) Virtual Servers
2 16 (6.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.20%) XenApp
4 12 (4.80%) XenDesktop
5 7 (2.80%) BitLocker
5 7 (2.80%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.80%) Xen
6 4 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.20%) vSphere
8 2 (0.80%) Docker
8 2 (0.80%) StorNext
8 2 (0.80%) vCloud
8 2 (0.80%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.80%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.80%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.80%) Xsan
9 1 (0.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 24 (9.60%) SCCM
2 13 (5.20%) Casper Suite
3 8 (3.20%) AirWatch
3 8 (3.20%) WSUS
4 5 (2.00%) QRadar
5 4 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.60%) Puppet
5 4 (1.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.80%) Cobbler
7 2 (0.80%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.80%) Simpana
8 1 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.40%) Kibana
8 1 (0.40%) logstash
8 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.40%) WMI
Vendors
1 69 (27.60%) Microsoft
2 44 (17.60%) Citrix
3 36 (14.40%) Google
4 25 (10.00%) VMware
5 22 (8.80%) HP
6 19 (7.60%) Dell
7 16 (6.40%) Cisco
7 16 (6.40%) Lotus
8 15 (6.00%) ServiceNow
9 13 (5.20%) Adobe
9 13 (5.20%) Symantec
10 9 (3.60%) Oracle
11 7 (2.80%) IBM
11 7 (2.80%) Sophos
12 6 (2.40%) Coremetrics
13 5 (2.00%) LogRhythm
13 5 (2.00%) NetApp
13 5 (2.00%) Red Hat
13 5 (2.00%) Splunk
13 5 (2.00%) Toshiba
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