The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 63 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Apple 11 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.32% 0.92% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.66% 2.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Average daily rate
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£385 £289 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £300 £345
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.68 £16.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year
-2.03% +60.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Vendors Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
413 335 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 49.40% 44.02% 47.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 176 87
Average daily rate £325 £388 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +16.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £248 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 27
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.28 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Apple Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Apple
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Apple Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 12 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 9 (75.00%) Finance
3 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) iPhone
3 7 (58.33%) iPad
4 6 (50.00%) iOS Development
4 6 (50.00%) iOS SDK
4 6 (50.00%) MVC
4 6 (50.00%) Banking
4 6 (50.00%) Scrum
4 6 (50.00%) Xcode
4 6 (50.00%) Objective-C
5 4 (33.33%) HTML
5 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 4 (33.33%) HTML5
5 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 2 (16.67%) Web Testing
7 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) HP
8 1 (8.33%) Validation
8 1 (8.33%) ISEB
8 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
8 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
8 1 (8.33%) SAP
8 1 (8.33%) CSS
8 1 (8.33%) XML
8 1 (8.33%) Windows

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Xcode
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) iOS Developer
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Test Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Senior iOS Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Test Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Test Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) iOS SDK
2 4 (33.33%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) HTML5
2 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) iPhone
1 7 (58.33%) iPad
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 6 (50.00%) MVC
2 6 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 2 (16.67%) Web Testing
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
5 1 (8.33%) V-Model
5 1 (8.33%) Test Management
5 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (8.33%) System Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) SAP