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 3 months to 23 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 / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 72 90
Rank change year-on-year -3 +18  
Contract jobs citing Apple 13 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.27% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 2.71% 0.45% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £388 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £329 £313
% change year-on-year -24.01% +5.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £19.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year -27.84% +31.66%  

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 Buckinghamshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 480 443 547
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 47.01% 46.39% 44.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 214 241
Median daily rate £395 £405 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.46% +15.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 30
Median hourly rate £12.50 £10.12 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.54% -59.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.03 £8.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £15.13 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 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
Milton Keynes -7 7 £388 - 1
Apple
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Apple.

1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (65.22%) Apple iOS
1 15 (65.22%) iOS Development
1 15 (65.22%) Apple Swift
2 14 (60.87%) iOS SDK
3 10 (43.48%) Scrum
4 9 (39.13%) Banking
4 9 (39.13%) XML
4 9 (39.13%) JSON
4 9 (39.13%) RESTful
5 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
5 8 (34.78%) git-flow
5 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
5 8 (34.78%) Objective-C
6 7 (30.43%) Web Services
6 7 (30.43%) OO
6 7 (30.43%) Mobile App
6 7 (30.43%) TDD
7 6 (26.09%) Smartphone
7 6 (26.09%) Incident Management
7 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (26.09%) Mobile Development
7 6 (26.09%) Windows
7 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
7 6 (26.09%) VPN
8 5 (21.74%) Finance
8 5 (21.74%) Wireless
8 5 (21.74%) Android
9 4 (17.39%) Windows 7

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 2 (8.70%) Alfresco
1 2 (8.70%) CMS
1 2 (8.70%) Drupal
1 2 (8.70%) Liferay
1 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) VPN
2 5 (21.74%) Wireless
3 4 (17.39%) WAN
4 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (4.35%) Extranet
5 1 (4.35%) Internet
5 1 (4.35%) Intranet
5 1 (4.35%) SNMP
5 1 (4.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
1 8 (34.78%) git-flow
2 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 9 (39.13%) Banking
2 5 (21.74%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Developer
2 15 (65.22%) iOS Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Support Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (17.39%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
5 4 (17.39%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 4 (17.39%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Agile Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Help Desk Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Help Desk Support
5 4 (17.39%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) IT Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) IT Support
5 4 (17.39%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Service Desk Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Service Desk Support
6 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
6 2 (8.70%) Objective-C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) iOS SDK
2 9 (39.13%) JSON
2 9 (39.13%) RESTful
2 9 (39.13%) XML
3 7 (30.43%) Web Services
4 4 (17.39%) SOAP
5 1 (4.35%) .NET
5 1 (4.35%) Ajax
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (4.35%) HTML
5 1 (4.35%) HTML5
5 1 (4.35%) jQuery
5 1 (4.35%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (4.35%) REST
5 1 (4.35%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Mobile App
2 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (26.09%) Smartphone
3 4 (17.39%) RSA SecurID
4 2 (8.70%) CMDB
4 2 (8.70%) Handset
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Apple iOS
2 6 (26.09%) Windows
3 5 (21.74%) Android
4 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (65.22%) iOS Development
2 10 (43.48%) Scrum
3 7 (30.43%) OO
3 7 (30.43%) TDD
4 6 (26.09%) Incident Management
4 6 (26.09%) Mobile Development
5 4 (17.39%) Break/Fix
5 4 (17.39%) Coaching
5 4 (17.39%) DNA
6 3 (13.04%) Agile Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
7 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.70%) CRM
7 2 (8.70%) Document Management
7 2 (8.70%) Open Source
7 2 (8.70%) Product Management
7 2 (8.70%) SOA
7 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) Apple Swift
2 8 (34.78%) Objective-C
3 3 (13.04%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) MCP
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Dell
2 4 (17.39%) HP
2 4 (17.39%) Toshiba
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix
3 2 (8.70%) IBM
3 2 (8.70%) OpenText
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) Wyse
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) Google