The first table below looks at the demand for AppleScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AppleScript over the 3 months to 23 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 of the Programming Languages category for the North West 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple AppleScript
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing AppleScript 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1011 802 1019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.98% 32.61% 32.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 388 574
Average daily rate £328 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.55% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 39 53
Average hourly rate £36.15 £29.96 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.64% +33.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.32 £13.18 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.00 £112.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.14% +2.94%
AppleScript
England

AppleScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AppleScript across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

AppleScript Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

AppleScript
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

AppleScript Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

AppleScript
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing AppleScript 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 AppleScript.

1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) MetaFrame
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere

AppleScript
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing AppleScript 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 AppleScript. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) MetaFrame
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) VMware