Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 18 November 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 105 135
Rank change year-on-year -9 +30 -12
Contract jobs citing Apple 23 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.97% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 2.20% 0.36% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 1
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £100 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +287.50% -80.95% +81.03%
10th Percentile £140 £100 £513
90th Percentile £600 £100 £538
South East median daily rate £213 £200 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% -42.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £11.42 £12.00 £12.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.83% -0.95% -46.16%
South East median hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +1.67% +10.31% -9.35%

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 Buckinghamshire.

All Vendors
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1045 823 1230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 44.19% 46.68% 46.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 433 547
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £394 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £201 £230 £208
90th Percentile £525 £538 £519
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 42 51
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.25 £10.52 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.01% -32.15% +19.23%
10th Percentile £8.79 £8.55 £9.00
90th Percentile £38.10 £27.10 £30.00
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +9.68% -13.89% +14.43%

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Apple in Buckinghamshire

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple in Buckinghamshire

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apple in Buckinghamshire

Apple
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple in Buckinghamshire

Apple
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Milton Keynes -11 14 £575 +475.00%
Aylesbury - 3 £140 -
High Wycombe -11 1 £100 - 1
Apple
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Apple.

1 16 (69.57%) Apple iOS
2 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
4 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
4 10 (43.48%) iOS Development
4 10 (43.48%) Apple Swift
5 9 (39.13%) iOS SDK
6 8 (34.78%) Android
6 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
7 7 (30.43%) Open Source
7 7 (30.43%) Windows 10
8 6 (26.09%) Mobile App
8 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
8 6 (26.09%) SCCM
8 6 (26.09%) Banking
8 6 (26.09%) Scrum
8 6 (26.09%) Finance
8 6 (26.09%) Linux
8 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (26.09%) ITIL
9 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (21.74%) Windows Vista
9 5 (21.74%) DV Cleared
10 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
10 4 (17.39%) RESTful
10 4 (17.39%) JSON
10 4 (17.39%) git-flow
10 4 (17.39%) Office 365
10 4 (17.39%) Objective-C

Apple
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 3 (13.04%) Skype for Business
2 2 (8.70%) Alfresco
2 2 (8.70%) CMS
2 2 (8.70%) Drupal
2 2 (8.70%) Liferay
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (4.35%) Apache
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) SAN
1 3 (13.04%) Skype
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) Intranet
2 1 (4.35%) NAS
2 1 (4.35%) VoIP
2 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
1 4 (17.39%) git-flow
2 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 6 (26.09%) Banking
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Developer
1 10 (43.48%) iOS Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Architect
2 6 (26.09%) Technical Architect
3 3 (13.04%) IT Support
3 3 (13.04%) IT Support Technician
3 3 (13.04%) IT Technician
3 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Support Technician
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Lead Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Objective-C Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) iOS SDK
2 4 (17.39%) JSON
2 4 (17.39%) RESTful
2 4 (17.39%) SOAP
2 4 (17.39%) XML
3 3 (13.04%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.35%) Social Media
2 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Apple iOS
2 13 (56.52%) Windows
3 8 (34.78%) Android
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
4 7 (30.43%) Windows 10
5 6 (26.09%) Linux
6 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (21.74%) Windows Vista
7 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (8.70%) Mac OS X
8 2 (8.70%) Solaris
8 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
8 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) iOS Development
3 7 (30.43%) Open Source
4 6 (26.09%) ITIL
4 6 (26.09%) Scrum
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.04%) Hardware Maintenance
5 3 (13.04%) Mobile Development
5 3 (13.04%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
5 3 (13.04%) TDD
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
6 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
6 2 (8.70%) CRM
6 2 (8.70%) DevOps
6 2 (8.70%) Document Management
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
6 2 (8.70%) OO
6 2 (8.70%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Apple Swift
2 4 (17.39%) Objective-C
3 3 (13.04%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) DV Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) DBS Check
4 2 (8.70%) A+ Certification
4 2 (8.70%) CCNA
4 2 (8.70%) CCSP
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.70%) MCP
5 1 (4.35%) MCITP
5 1 (4.35%) MCSE
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) SCCM
2 3 (13.04%) SCOM
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Citrix
2 3 (13.04%) Google
3 2 (8.70%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) IBM
3 2 (8.70%) OpenText
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) Sun
4 1 (4.35%) Kaspersky
4 1 (4.35%) StorageTek
4 1 (4.35%) VMware