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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 42 40 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing Apple 6 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.79% 1.13% 1.59%
As % of the Vendors category 4.08% 2.60% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £381 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +90.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £290 £250
% change year-on-year
+9.91% +16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -10.60%
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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
147 154 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 43.88% 43.50% 53.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 108 91
Average daily rate £350 £349 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.43% -0.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £221 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 29
Average hourly rate £14.25 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £21.93 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 2015, 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 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (66.67%) Cocoa
2 6 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 6 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 6 (66.67%) Cocoa Touch
2 6 (66.67%) iOS Development
3 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 4 (44.44%) RESTful
3 4 (44.44%) Subversion
3 4 (44.44%) Client/Server
3 4 (44.44%) HTTP
3 4 (44.44%) SOAP
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) MS Office
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Internet
4 3 (33.33%) Android
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) HTML5
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (22.22%) BDD
5 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (22.22%) Content Management
5 2 (22.22%) InfoPath
5 2 (22.22%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) Workflow

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (11.11%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) HTTP
2 3 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (22.22%) Extranet
3 2 (22.22%) Intranet
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Subversion
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) iOS Developer
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Android Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Cocoa
1 6 (66.67%) Cocoa Touch
2 4 (44.44%) RESTful
2 4 (44.44%) SOAP
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) XHTML
3 2 (22.22%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Client/Server
2 2 (22.22%) User Experience
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) iPhone
3 1 (11.11%) iPad
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 3 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (66.67%) iOS Development
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) Content Management
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) Android Development
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Telerik
2 2 (22.22%) Nintex
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) IBM