The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Middlesex region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank - - 29
Contract jobs citing Apple 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - - 1.77%
As % of the Vendors category - - 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.94 £10.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+39.35% -39.39%
Vendors Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
136 114 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 53.97% 57.29% 51.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 57 78
Average daily rate £400 £380 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -0.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £258 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £573 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 10
Average hourly rate £34.50 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Apple
South East

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Apple Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Apple
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (75.00%) Information Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) CSS3
2 3 (75.00%) Flash
2 3 (75.00%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (75.00%) Quicktime
2 3 (75.00%) QuarkXPress
2 3 (75.00%) Fireworks
2 3 (75.00%) Web 2.0
3 1 (25.00%) Intranet
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Multimedia

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 4 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 4 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (75.00%) Quicktime
2 3 (75.00%) QuarkXPress
2 3 (75.00%) Fireworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Web Designer
1 4 (100.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Graphic Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) CSS3
2 3 (75.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Information Architecture