The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 136 113 110
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -3
Contract jobs citing Apple 8 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.21% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 0.54% 0.48% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Median daily rate £500 £319 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.86% -0.39%
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £319 £290
% change year-on-year
-9.80% +9.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £15.43 £22.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.88% +46.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.43 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.83% -
Apple
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1485 1049 1204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.14% 43.55% 49.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 829 560 559
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £163 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 78 86
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.80 £16.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £11.93 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £30.00 £33.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Apple as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Apple Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Apple
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Apple Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Apple
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -13 3 £525 - 2
Warwickshire 0 2 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £135 -
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Apple also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Apple.

1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Apple iOS
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) MS Office
3 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 4 (28.57%) Google
3 4 (28.57%) Smartphone
3 4 (28.57%) Android
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
4 3 (21.43%) Analytics
4 3 (21.43%) iOS Development
5 2 (14.29%) Visual Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 2 (14.29%) Apple Swift
5 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
5 2 (14.29%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
5 2 (14.29%) SAS
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) Avaya
5 2 (14.29%) iPhone
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (14.29%) Billing
5 2 (14.29%) MVC
5 2 (14.29%) Finance
6 1 (7.14%) Automotive
6 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
6 1 (7.14%) Publishing

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) SAS
1 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
2 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Google Analytics
1 1 (7.14%) Google Apps
1 1 (7.14%) Google Play
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) VLAN
1 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 2 (14.29%) SAS Visual Analytics
General
1 2 (14.29%) Billing
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Automotive
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (14.29%) Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 2 (14.29%) iOS Developer
2 2 (14.29%) SAS Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support
3 1 (7.14%) Mac Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile UI Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) Cocoa
1 1 (7.14%) Cocoa Touch
1 1 (7.14%) JSON
1 1 (7.14%) REST
1 1 (7.14%) WCF
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Smartphone
2 2 (14.29%) iPhone
3 1 (7.14%) iPad
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Apple iOS
3 4 (28.57%) Android
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 3 (21.43%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
6 1 (7.14%) Unix
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Analytics
1 3 (21.43%) iOS Development
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) MVC
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Analytics
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Android Development
3 1 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Development
3 1 (7.14%) SDLC
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Apple Swift
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CNE
2 1 (7.14%) DBS Check
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
2 1 (7.14%) MCSA
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) Novell Certification
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Google
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Avaya
4 1 (7.14%) Adobe
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Intel Security
4 1 (7.14%) Symantec
4 1 (7.14%) Xamarin