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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 66 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Apple 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.78% 0.14% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.61% 0.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£295 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £283 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.37% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-4.91% -4.68%
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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
436 320 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 48.39% 44.02% 48.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 160 111
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £150 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 47 27
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £10.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +18.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.55 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £14.50 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 2014.

Apple Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (25.00%) iPad
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) iPhone
4 2 (25.00%) Web Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Xcode
4 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
4 2 (25.00%) iOS SDK
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (25.00%) iOS Development
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (12.50%) SAP
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) ISEB
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) Test Management
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) System Testing

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Xcode
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Test Leader
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (25.00%) iOS Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Senior iOS Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Test Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Manual Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) iPad
1 2 (25.00%) iPhone
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (25.00%) Web Testing
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Management
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) System Testing
3 1 (12.50%) V-Model
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) SAP