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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 101 99 94
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Apple 7 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.47% 0.054%
As % of the Vendors category 0.67% 0.98% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
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- £208 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £28.69 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.58% -6.06%
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
1038 1017 884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.73% 48.06% 48.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 490 352
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 59 111
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.48 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.44% -30.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.97 £42.50 £34.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire -2 5 - - 4
Birmingham -7 2 - - 3
Coventry - - - - 2
Solihull - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 6 (46.15%) .NET
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
1 6 (46.15%) Apple iOS
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) Photoshop
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) CSS
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) HTML
3 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
3 4 (30.77%) Android
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (23.08%) Google
4 3 (23.08%) jQuery
4 3 (23.08%) Graphic Design
4 3 (23.08%) Ajax
4 3 (23.08%) Automotive
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 3 (23.08%) VBScript
4 3 (23.08%) DHTML
4 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
4 3 (23.08%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) XSLT
4 3 (23.08%) Internet
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (15.38%) VC++
5 2 (15.38%) J2ME

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Photoshop
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) S-PLUS
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (7.69%) MS Project
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) Wireless
3 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
3 1 (7.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Zephyr
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (23.08%) Automotive
2 2 (15.38%) Electronics
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Web Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Technician
4 1 (7.69%) iOS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Mobility Architect
4 1 (7.69%) C# Application Developer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) CSS
2 4 (30.77%) HTML
3 3 (23.08%) jQuery
3 3 (23.08%) Ajax
3 3 (23.08%) DHTML
3 3 (23.08%) XML
3 3 (23.08%) XSLT
4 2 (15.38%) J2ME
4 2 (15.38%) J2EE
4 2 (15.38%) BREW
5 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.69%) iOS SDK
5 1 (7.69%) HTML5
5 1 (7.69%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (7.69%) Android SDK
5 1 (7.69%) WCF
5 1 (7.69%) WPF
5 1 (7.69%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 3 (23.08%) Graphic Design
3 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
4 1 (7.69%) iPhone
4 1 (7.69%) Social Media
4 1 (7.69%) iPad
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Photography
4 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Apple iOS
2 4 (30.77%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Project Management
1 2 (15.38%) Android Development
1 2 (15.38%) iOS Development
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (7.69%) Use Case
2 1 (7.69%) MVC
2 1 (7.69%) Validation
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
2 1 (7.69%) CRM
2 1 (7.69%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
3 3 (23.08%) VBScript
4 2 (15.38%) VC++
5 1 (7.69%) PHP
5 1 (7.69%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Google
3 2 (15.38%) Syclo
4 1 (7.69%) Xamarin
4 1 (7.69%) Veeam
4 1 (7.69%) Sophos
4 1 (7.69%) Adobe
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Dell
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Kwalee
Rate: Contracted hourly rate is negotiable depending on experience.
Posted: 20 days ago