The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 41 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing Apple 7 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.51% 0.64% -
As % of the Vendors category 3.29% 1.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate £425 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £225 £289
% change year-on-year
- -22.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +14.28%
Apple
South East

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

Vendors Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
213 231 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 45.91% 49.25% 49.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 144 97
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 13
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.25 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.32% -33.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £13.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Apple Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Apple
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Apple Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Apple
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Crawley -2 5 £375 +15.38%
Gatwick - 1 £475 -
Apple
South East

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 26 (74.29%) Mobile App
2 24 (68.57%) Apple iOS
3 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (57.14%) Mobile Development
5 19 (54.29%) User Experience
6 15 (42.86%) Cocoa
6 15 (42.86%) Objective-C
6 15 (42.86%) Animation
6 15 (42.86%) Android
6 15 (42.86%) iOS Development
6 15 (42.86%) Cocoa Touch
7 12 (34.29%) Core Animation
8 11 (31.43%) TDD
8 11 (31.43%) BDD
9 10 (28.57%) Apple Swift
10 8 (22.86%) Typography
11 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
11 6 (17.14%) Android Development
12 5 (14.29%) ION Trading
12 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
13 4 (11.43%) Google
14 3 (8.57%) Windows
14 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
14 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
15 2 (5.71%) Mobile Payment
15 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
15 2 (5.71%) Dell
15 2 (5.71%) IBM Domino
15 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
15 2 (5.71%) MS Office

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 (5.71%) IBM Domino
2 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.86%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
General
1 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Developer
2 15 (42.86%) iOS Developer
3 13 (37.14%) Designer
4 9 (25.71%) Mobile UI Designer
4 9 (25.71%) UI Designer
5 8 (22.86%) Senior Developer
5 8 (22.86%) Senior iOS Developer
6 7 (20.00%) iOS Programmer
6 7 (20.00%) Mobile UI/UX Designer
6 7 (20.00%) Mobile UX Designer
6 7 (20.00%) Programmer
6 7 (20.00%) UI/UX Designer
6 7 (20.00%) UX Designer
7 4 (11.43%) Applications Developer
8 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 2 (5.71%) Analyst
9 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support
9 2 (5.71%) Senior Programmer
9 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) Cocoa
1 15 (42.86%) Cocoa Touch
2 12 (34.29%) Core Animation
3 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.86%) CSS
3 1 (2.86%) HTML
3 1 (2.86%) HTML5
3 1 (2.86%) jQuery
3 1 (2.86%) JSON
3 1 (2.86%) Sass
3 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (74.29%) Mobile App
2 19 (54.29%) User Experience
3 15 (42.86%) Animation
4 2 (5.71%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.86%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 24 (68.57%) Apple iOS
2 15 (42.86%) Android
3 3 (8.57%) Windows
3 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.86%) Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Phone
4 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (57.14%) Mobile Development
3 15 (42.86%) iOS Development
4 11 (31.43%) BDD
4 11 (31.43%) TDD
5 8 (22.86%) Typography
6 6 (17.14%) Android Development
6 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
7 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.86%) API Development
8 1 (2.86%) Front End Development
8 1 (2.86%) ITIL
8 1 (2.86%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (2.86%) OO
8 1 (2.86%) Scrum
8 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) Objective-C
2 10 (28.57%) Apple Swift
3 1 (2.86%) Java
3 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) ION Trading
2 4 (11.43%) Google
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.71%) Dell
4 2 (5.71%) Lotus
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix
5 1 (2.86%) PayPal
5 1 (2.86%) VMware