The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Apple
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 116 112
Rank change year-on-year +18 -4  
Contract jobs citing Apple 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.054% 0.13% 0.082%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.25% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £288 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £325 £325
% change year-on-year -23.07% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £19.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year -27.84% +36.20%  

Apple is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 892 1180 1246
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 48.56% 50.73% 50.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 616 585
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 72 54
Median hourly rate £13.25 £12.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.00% -41.99%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.80 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Apple as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Apple in Berkshire

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Apple in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple in Berkshire

Apple
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple in Berkshire

Apple
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 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
Reading - 1 - -
Apple
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Apple.

1 15 (78.95%) Android
2 14 (73.68%) LTE
2 14 (73.68%) Xcode
2 14 (73.68%) Publishing
2 14 (73.68%) Android Studio
2 14 (73.68%) Service Design
3 10 (52.63%) Mentoring
3 10 (52.63%) Coaching
3 10 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (52.63%) Mobile Development
3 10 (52.63%) Apple Swift
3 10 (52.63%) WCDMA
3 10 (52.63%) Java
3 10 (52.63%) GSM
3 10 (52.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (52.63%) Objective-C
3 10 (52.63%) Project Management
3 10 (52.63%) HSPA
3 10 (52.63%) QA
3 10 (52.63%) Problem Management
4 9 (47.37%) Finance
4 9 (47.37%) Degree
4 9 (47.37%) Numerate Degree
5 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
6 6 (31.58%) Mobile App
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (15.79%) MCSE
8 3 (15.79%) MCSA
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office

Apple
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) LTE
2 10 (52.63%) GSM
2 10 (52.63%) HSPA
2 10 (52.63%) WCDMA
3 2 (10.53%) VPN
4 1 (5.26%) 3GPP
4 1 (5.26%) Extranet
4 1 (5.26%) Intranet
4 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (73.68%) Android Studio
1 14 (73.68%) Xcode
2 2 (10.53%) JIRA
General
1 14 (73.68%) Publishing
2 9 (47.37%) Finance
3 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Applications Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Java Applications Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Java Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Mobile Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Service Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Support Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (5.26%) Mac Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Mac Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Technician
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Support Technician
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) Ajax
1 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) HTML5
1 1 (5.26%) jQuery
1 1 (5.26%) Razor View Engine
1 1 (5.26%) WinForms
1 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (31.58%) Mobile App
3 3 (15.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Android
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Service Design
2 10 (52.63%) Coaching
2 10 (52.63%) Mentoring
2 10 (52.63%) Mobile Development
2 10 (52.63%) Problem Management
2 10 (52.63%) Project Management
2 10 (52.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Android Development
5 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (5.26%) MVC
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Apple Swift
1 10 (52.63%) Java
1 10 (52.63%) Objective-C
2 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Degree
1 9 (47.37%) Numerate Degree
2 3 (15.79%) MCSA
2 3 (15.79%) MCSE
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.53%) A+ Certification
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (5.26%) DBS Check
4 1 (5.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (52.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) AirWatch
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco