The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 135 129 120
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing Apple 12 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.41% 0.034% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.87% 0.094% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Median daily rate £266 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £269
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +11.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £42.00 - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £13.00 £13.69
% change year-on-year
+13.46% -5.00%
Apple
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1375 1060 991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 46.83% 35.82% 38.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 717 532 465
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £199 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 46 28
Median hourly rate £38.00 £16.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.50% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £12.19 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £39.90 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Apple as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Apple Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Apple
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Apple Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Apple
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 5 £255 - 1
Edinburgh -1 2 £344 -
Renfrewshire - 2 £293 -
East Lothian - 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £180 -
Apple
UK

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Apple also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Apple.

1 11 (57.89%) Apple iOS
2 10 (52.63%) Windows
3 7 (36.84%) Objective-C
3 7 (36.84%) Unit Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Apple Swift
4 6 (31.58%) iOS Development
5 5 (26.32%) Core Animation
5 5 (26.32%) iPad
5 5 (26.32%) Cocoa Touch
5 5 (26.32%) UIKit
5 5 (26.32%) Apple TV
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
5 5 (26.32%) Data Protection
5 5 (26.32%) Android
5 5 (26.32%) iPhone
5 5 (26.32%) Animation
5 5 (26.32%) JSON
5 5 (26.32%) MVC
5 5 (26.32%) Cocoa
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 5 (26.32%) XML
5 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
5 5 (26.32%) OO
5 5 (26.32%) OOD
6 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
6 4 (21.05%) ITIL
6 4 (21.05%) Linux
6 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Windows Phone
7 3 (15.79%) AirWatch

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (5.26%) InDesign
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
1 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 2 (10.53%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MySQL
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.53%) Subversion
1 2 (10.53%) Xcode
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) iOS Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Mobility Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior iOS Developer
5 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
6 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Android Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Desktop Technician
6 1 (5.26%) Network Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Cocoa
1 5 (26.32%) Cocoa Touch
1 5 (26.32%) Core Animation
1 5 (26.32%) JSON
1 5 (26.32%) UIKit
1 5 (26.32%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) CSS3
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Animation
1 5 (26.32%) Apple TV
1 5 (26.32%) iPad
1 5 (26.32%) iPhone
2 3 (15.79%) CESG
2 3 (15.79%) Private Cloud
3 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
4 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Apple iOS
2 10 (52.63%) Windows
3 5 (26.32%) Android
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
4 4 (21.05%) Linux
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Phone
5 3 (15.79%) Mac OS X
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Unit Testing
2 6 (31.58%) iOS Development
3 5 (26.32%) Data Protection
3 5 (26.32%) MVC
3 5 (26.32%) OO
3 5 (26.32%) OOD
4 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.53%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (5.26%) Android Development
6 1 (5.26%) Mobile Development
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management
6 1 (5.26%) Time Management
6 1 (5.26%) Web Development
6 1 (5.26%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Apple Swift
1 7 (36.84%) Objective-C
2 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) HNC
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) AirWatch
2 2 (10.53%) XenMobile
3 1 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Citrix
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) Adobe
4 1 (5.26%) Intel Security
4 1 (5.26%) Remedy