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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 71 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Apple 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.40% 0.39% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.85% 0.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£233 £213 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £290 £350
% change year-on-year
-22.41% -17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +55.00%
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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 Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
468 508 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 46.38% 49.95% 50.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 242 137
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 30
Average hourly rate £21.50 £15.63 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.60% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £10.65 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £180.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Apple Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 March 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 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (60.00%) CSS3
2 3 (60.00%) Sencha Touch
2 3 (60.00%) Sencha
2 3 (60.00%) Android
2 3 (60.00%) iPhone
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) Xcode
3 2 (40.00%) iPad
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) Time Management
3 2 (40.00%) PhoneGap
4 1 (20.00%) Kendo UI
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Publishing
4 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) ADSL
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Web Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile Web Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Applications Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Web Applications Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) jQuery
1 3 (60.00%) HTML5
1 3 (60.00%) CSS3
1 3 (60.00%) Sencha Touch
2 2 (40.00%) PhoneGap
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) Ajax
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) Kendo UI
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (60.00%) iPhone
2 2 (40.00%) iPad
3 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (60.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Sencha
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
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