The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Southampton 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.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 40 34 39
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing Apple 4 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.14% 1.57% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 2.61% 2.96% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£381 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £250 £333
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -24.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £27.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +6.45%
Vendors Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
153 169 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 43.59% 52.98% 50.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 91 54
Average daily rate £349 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £195 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 29 40
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £12.33 £9.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.93 £28.50 £38.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Apple Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 7 (87.50%) Apple iOS
2 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (75.00%) RESTful
2 6 (75.00%) iOS Development
2 6 (75.00%) SOAP
2 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 6 (75.00%) HTTP
2 6 (75.00%) Objective-C
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) Subversion
3 5 (62.50%) Kanban
3 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 5 (62.50%) iPad
3 5 (62.50%) iPhone
4 4 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
4 4 (50.00%) Cocoa
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) Client/Server
5 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
6 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) BMC
7 1 (12.50%) Remedy
7 1 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) BC Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
7 1 (12.50%) DHCP
7 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
7 1 (12.50%) Windows

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Subversion
1 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) iOS Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Remedy Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) SOAP
1 6 (75.00%) Web Services
1 6 (75.00%) RESTful
2 4 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 4 (50.00%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) iPhone
1 5 (62.50%) iPad
2 4 (50.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) TDD
1 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (75.00%) iOS Development
2 5 (62.50%) Kanban
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITSM
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) BMC
2 1 (12.50%) Remedy
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
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