Period
to 20 March 2019

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 6 months to 20 March 2019 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
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 156 162 140
Rank change year-on-year +6 -22 +25
Contract jobs citing Apple 19 8 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.45% 0.20% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 0.96% 0.42% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 8
Berkshire median daily rate £313 £213 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.06% -15.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £146 £206 £151
90th Percentile £400 £270 £463
South East median daily rate £263 £225 £225
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.80 - -
South East median hourly rate £13.10 £13.63 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.85% -9.17% -

Apple is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Berkshire.

All Vendors
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,984 1,918 1,929
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 47.34% 48.34% 50.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 892 976 924
Berkshire median daily rate £440 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £244
90th Percentile £599 £600 £550
South East median daily rate £440 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +3.53% +5.46% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 54 128
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.58 £14.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.97% +9.26% -20.59%
10th Percentile £11.78 £12.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.69 £37.25 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £16.75 £15.36
% change year-on-year -1.49% +9.08% -14.69%

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Apple as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 20 March 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -2 10 £400 +88.24% 2
Bracknell - 7 £255 - 1
Slough -13 1 - - 1
Wokingham - 1 £210 - 1
Apple
South East

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Apple also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Apple.

1 14 (73.68%) Apple iOS
2 11 (57.89%) Mobile App
3 10 (52.63%) iOS Development
3 10 (52.63%) Apple Swift
4 9 (47.37%) Android
5 5 (26.32%) QA
5 5 (26.32%) Mobile Development
5 5 (26.32%) Kotlin
5 5 (26.32%) Progressive Web App
5 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
5 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
5 5 (26.32%) JIRA
5 5 (26.32%) Finance
5 5 (26.32%) Publishing
5 5 (26.32%) Objective-C
5 5 (26.32%) OOD
5 5 (26.32%) C++
5 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
5 5 (26.32%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (26.32%) OO
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (21.05%) Regression Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Electronics
6 4 (21.05%) Speech Recognition
6 4 (21.05%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (21.05%) Manual Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Time Management
6 4 (21.05%) React

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 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Apple Pay
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DHCP
1 2 (10.53%) Skype
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
1 5 (26.32%) JIRA
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
1 5 (26.32%) Publishing
2 4 (21.05%) Electronics
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) iOS Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Functional Tester
3 4 (21.05%) Manual Tester
3 4 (21.05%) Tester
4 3 (15.79%) Applications Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Junior
4 3 (15.79%) Junior Manual Tester
4 3 (15.79%) Junior Tester
4 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Web Applications Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Customer Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Field Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Customer Support
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) PhoneGap
1 4 (21.05%) React
2 3 (15.79%) .NET
3 2 (10.53%) Apache Cordova
3 2 (10.53%) Ionic Framework
3 2 (10.53%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) iPhone
2 1 (5.26%) Social Media
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Apple iOS
2 9 (47.37%) Android
3 3 (15.79%) Windows
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) iOS Development
2 5 (26.32%) Mobile Development
2 5 (26.32%) OO
2 5 (26.32%) OOA/OOD
2 5 (26.32%) OOD
2 5 (26.32%) Progressive Web App
2 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
3 4 (21.05%) Artificial Intelligence
3 4 (21.05%) Functional Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Machine Learning
3 4 (21.05%) Manual Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Regression Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Speech Recognition
3 4 (21.05%) Task Automation
3 4 (21.05%) Time Management
4 3 (15.79%) Android Development
5 2 (10.53%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Apple Swift
2 5 (26.32%) C++
2 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 5 (26.32%) Kotlin
2 5 (26.32%) Objective-C
3 3 (15.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) IFRS
2 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) AirWatch
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Citrix
2 2 (10.53%) Xamarin
3 1 (5.26%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) VMware