The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Slough 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 38 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Apple 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.32% 0.42% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.66% 1.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £190 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.05% -
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 Slough region.

Vendors Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
151 98 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 47.94% 41.18% 33.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 42 40
Average daily rate £350 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Average hourly rate £18.38 £24.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -48.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £12.75 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £30.00 £50.00
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 Slough

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

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Apple Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Apple
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 1 (50.00%) Cocoa
1 1 (50.00%) Xcode
1 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) iPhone
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) OO

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Xcode
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) UI Developer
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (50.00%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Cocoa
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (50.00%) Java