Period
to 18 January 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 January 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 Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 61 51
Rank change year-on-year -10 -10 -
Contract jobs citing Apple 5 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.59% 0.31% 1.07%
As % of the Vendors category 1.25% 0.76% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Cardiff median daily rate £350 - £140
10th Percentile £325 - £122
90th Percentile £375 - £174
South Wales median daily rate £350 - £140
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Cardiff median hourly rate £11.64 £14.00 £140.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.86% -90.00% -
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.50 £135.00
90th Percentile £15.97 £14.50 £145.00
South Wales median hourly rate £11.78 £14.00 £140.00
% change year-on-year -15.86% -90.00% +1172.73%

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 Cardiff.

All Vendors
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 400 262 237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 46.89% 40.43% 42.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 176 172
Cardiff median daily rate £413 £359 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.98% -4.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £286 £190 £180
90th Percentile £650 £481 £549
South Wales median daily rate £425 £368 £388
% change year-on-year +15.65% -5.16% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 21
Cardiff median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.81% +35.04% -14.38%
10th Percentile £10.58 £11.17 £11.17
90th Percentile £93.63 £23.51 £21.50
South Wales median hourly rate £12.25 £13.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year -10.91% +1.85% -33.33%

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Apple in Cardiff

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple in Cardiff

Apple
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Apple.

1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Time Management
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) MSTest
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Xamarin
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) NUnit
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
3 1 (20.00%) LINQ
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) SQL

Apple
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MSTest
1 1 (20.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Deployment Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Deployment Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (20.00%) LINQ
1 1 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Android Development
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (20.00%) Xamarin