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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 43 37 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs citing Apple 8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.90% 0.57% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 5.26% 1.74% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£388 £165 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+134.84% -52.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £289 £350
% change year-on-year
-22.07% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +55.00%
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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
152 115 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 36.10% 32.95% 53.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 80 75
Average daily rate £388 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £195 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 19
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.25 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.53% +25.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £11.98 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £43.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.13
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -3.44%

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 30 March 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 (72.73%) Cocoa
1 8 (72.73%) Objective-C
1 8 (72.73%) Apple iOS
1 8 (72.73%) Cocoa Touch
1 8 (72.73%) iOS Development
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) TDD
3 6 (54.55%) Web Services
4 5 (45.45%) Internet
4 5 (45.45%) HTTP
4 5 (45.45%) SOAP
4 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (45.45%) RESTful
5 3 (27.27%) Android
5 3 (27.27%) iPhone
5 3 (27.27%) JSON
5 3 (27.27%) iPad
5 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
5 3 (27.27%) MS Office
6 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
6 2 (18.18%) CSS
6 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) .NET
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 2 (18.18%) IIS
6 2 (18.18%) C#
6 2 (18.18%) HTML
6 2 (18.18%) XHTML

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (18.18%) IIS
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) HTTP
1 5 (45.45%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) Extranet
2 2 (18.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 8 (72.73%) iOS Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Android Developer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) Cocoa
1 8 (72.73%) Cocoa Touch
2 6 (54.55%) Web Services
3 5 (45.45%) RESTful
3 5 (45.45%) SOAP
4 3 (27.27%) JSON
5 2 (18.18%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) HTML5
5 2 (18.18%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) iPhone
1 3 (27.27%) iPad
1 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
2 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
3 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Apple iOS
2 3 (27.27%) Android
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) iOS Development
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) TDD
4 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Workflow
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Content Management
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) User Stories
6 1 (9.09%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Objective-C
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
1 2 (18.18%) Telerik
1 2 (18.18%) Nintex