The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 63 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Apple 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.33% 0.51% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.66% 1.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£485 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £269 £249
% change year-on-year
+11.62% +8.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £13.94 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.70% -0.46%
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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 Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
456 489 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 50.84% 49.59% 52.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 218 185
Average daily rate £400 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £222 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 27
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.50 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.62% -30.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.00 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £19.10 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Apple Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (57.14%) Apple iOS
2 3 (42.86%) CSS3
2 3 (42.86%) Sencha Touch
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 3 (42.86%) QA
2 3 (42.86%) Android
2 3 (42.86%) iPhone
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) Sencha
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) MPEG
3 2 (28.57%) RIP
3 2 (28.57%) SNMP
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) Adobe
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) OSPF
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) DOCSIS
3 2 (28.57%) DRM
3 2 (28.57%) DTV
3 2 (28.57%) Telnet
3 2 (28.57%) STB

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) RIP
1 2 (28.57%) SNMP
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
1 2 (28.57%) MPLS
1 2 (28.57%) OSPF
1 2 (28.57%) BGP
1 2 (28.57%) DOCSIS
1 2 (28.57%) Telnet
1 2 (28.57%) SSH
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) ADSL
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Xcode
General
1 2 (28.57%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Mobile Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Web Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Mobile Web Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Applications Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Web Applications Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) CSS3
1 3 (42.86%) Sencha Touch
1 3 (42.86%) HTML5
1 3 (42.86%) jQuery
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) Ajax
2 2 (28.57%) JSON
2 2 (28.57%) Silverlight
2 2 (28.57%) PhoneGap
3 1 (14.29%) Kendo UI
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) iPhone
1 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
2 2 (28.57%) MPEG
2 2 (28.57%) DTV
2 2 (28.57%) STB
2 2 (28.57%) IPTV
2 2 (28.57%) Streaming Video
2 2 (28.57%) iPad
2 2 (28.57%) Video on Demand
3 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
2 3 (42.86%) Android
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) DRM
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Video Processing
2 2 (28.57%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
2 1 (14.29%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Sencha
2 2 (28.57%) Adobe
2 2 (28.57%) Tektronix
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco