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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 39 35 42
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing Apple 6 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.64% 0.90% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 4.00% 1.72% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£384 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £250 £320
% change year-on-year
+28.00% -21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £16.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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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
150 174 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 41.10% 52.25% 51.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 106 64
Average daily rate £340 £368 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.48% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £206 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 22 39
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -41.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.50 £10.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.65 £20.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 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 8 (100.00%) HTTP
1 8 (100.00%) SOAP
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
1 8 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) RESTful
1 8 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 8 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 7 (87.50%) iPad
2 7 (87.50%) Subversion
2 7 (87.50%) iPhone
2 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 7 (87.50%) Kanban
2 7 (87.50%) Scrum
3 6 (75.00%) Cocoa
3 6 (75.00%) Cocoa Touch
4 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (62.50%) Client/Server
5 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (12.50%) BC Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 8 (100.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Subversion
1 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) iOS Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) SOAP
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
1 8 (100.00%) RESTful
2 6 (75.00%) Cocoa
2 6 (75.00%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) iPad
1 7 (87.50%) iPhone
2 5 (62.50%) Client/Server
3 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 7 (87.50%) Kanban
2 7 (87.50%) Scrum
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) BC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
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