The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 33 33 40
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing Apple 12 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.19% 0.62% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 8.00% 1.19% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate
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£378 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £263 £320
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £16.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
- -1.69%
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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 Southampton region.

Vendors Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
150 168 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 39.89% 51.69% 51.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 119 66
Average daily rate £340 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £545 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 39
Average hourly rate £15.68 £13.75 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -46.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.73 £17.10 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (100.00%) HTTP
1 15 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (100.00%) TDD
1 15 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 15 (100.00%) SOAP
1 15 (100.00%) Web Services
1 15 (100.00%) RESTful
1 15 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 15 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 14 (93.33%) Git (software)
2 14 (93.33%) Subversion
3 13 (86.67%) Scrum
3 13 (86.67%) Cocoa
3 13 (86.67%) iPhone
3 13 (86.67%) Kanban
3 13 (86.67%) iPad
3 13 (86.67%) Cocoa Touch
4 10 (66.67%) Client/Server
5 8 (53.33%) Mobile App
6 2 (13.33%) BC Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
7 1 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 14 (93.33%) Git (software)
1 14 (93.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) iOS Developer
3 7 (46.67%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) SOAP
1 15 (100.00%) Web Services
1 15 (100.00%) RESTful
2 13 (86.67%) Cocoa
2 13 (86.67%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 13 (86.67%) iPhone
1 13 (86.67%) iPad
2 10 (66.67%) Client/Server
3 8 (53.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (100.00%) TDD
1 15 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 15 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 13 (86.67%) Scrum
2 13 (86.67%) Kanban
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) BC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
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