Period
to 24 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 24 January 2018 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 191 205
Rank change year-on-year -12 +14 +15
Contract jobs citing Apple 45 44 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.63% 0.71% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 1.64% 1.65% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 25 19
City of London median daily rate £275 £450 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.89% +136.84% -41.54%
10th Percentile £116 £163 £150
90th Percentile £625 £588 £498
Central London median daily rate £250 £349 £200
% change year-on-year -28.32% +74.38% -19.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 1
City of London median hourly rate £14.00 £27.50 £12.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.09% +116.71% -28.97%
10th Percentile £11.25 £18.50 £12.04
90th Percentile £19.50 £30.25 £13.35
Central London median hourly rate £17.25 £27.50 £15.35
% change year-on-year -37.27% +79.21% -14.11%

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 the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,738 2,665 2,799
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.38% 42.89% 40.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,101 2,002 2,104
City of London median daily rate £483 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.22% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £278 £294 £250
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 44 40
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +2.70% +3.55%
10th Percentile £11.12 £12.28 £12.00
90th Percentile £30.83 £55.00 £30.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.45 £18.00
% change year-on-year +5.69% +2.50% +1.37%

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Apple as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Apple in the City of London

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple in the City of London

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apple in the City of London

Apple
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Apple.

1 29 (64.44%) Windows
2 20 (44.44%) Windows 10
3 18 (40.00%) Android
4 17 (37.78%) Finance
5 16 (35.56%) Windows 7
6 15 (33.33%) Apple iOS
6 15 (33.33%) Office 365
7 12 (26.67%) iPad
7 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (26.67%) Windows 8
8 11 (24.44%) Banking
9 10 (22.22%) iPhone
10 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 9 (20.00%) Scrum
10 9 (20.00%) Objective-C
10 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (17.78%) Domain-Driven Design
12 7 (15.56%) TDD
12 7 (15.56%) Blackberry
12 7 (15.56%) React Native
12 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
12 7 (15.56%) iOS Development
12 7 (15.56%) iOS SDK
12 7 (15.56%) Windows Server
13 6 (13.33%) Redux
13 6 (13.33%) Mobile App
13 6 (13.33%) DevOps
13 6 (13.33%) React
13 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
13 6 (13.33%) Windows XP

Apple
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (6.67%) IBM Domino
2 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 15 (33.33%) Office 365
2 5 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.11%) Google Play
3 2 (4.44%) GitHub
4 1 (2.22%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) Internet
1 4 (8.89%) Intranet
1 4 (8.89%) VoIP
2 3 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (6.67%) Wireless
3 2 (4.44%) Bluetooth
3 2 (4.44%) LAN
3 2 (4.44%) WAN
4 1 (2.22%) Firewall
4 1 (2.22%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.22%) Skype
4 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 5 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (11.11%) JanusGraph
1 5 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 5 (11.11%) MySQL
1 5 (11.11%) Neo4j
1 5 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 5 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (11.11%) Redis
2 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 5 (11.11%) Gradle
2 5 (11.11%) Maven
2 5 (11.11%) SonarQube
3 2 (4.44%) Crashlytics
3 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.44%) JIRA
4 1 (2.22%) Android Studio
4 1 (2.22%) webpack
General
1 17 (37.78%) Finance
2 11 (24.44%) Banking
3 5 (11.11%) Publishing
4 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.22%) Advertising
5 1 (2.22%) Billing
5 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Law
5 1 (2.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) 2nd Line Support
2 12 (26.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 12 (26.67%) Developer
3 10 (22.22%) Analyst
3 10 (22.22%) Desktop Support
4 7 (15.56%) Support Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) IT Support
5 6 (13.33%) Support Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) iOS Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Java Developer
7 4 (8.89%) IT Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Service Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) iOS SDK
1 7 (15.56%) React Native
2 6 (13.33%) React
2 6 (13.33%) Redux
3 5 (11.11%) Android SDK
3 5 (11.11%) Core Animation
3 5 (11.11%) gRPC
3 5 (11.11%) Kafka
3 5 (11.11%) ReactiveX
3 5 (11.11%) RESTful
3 5 (11.11%) Spring
3 5 (11.11%) Spring Boot
3 5 (11.11%) Spring Security
3 5 (11.11%) Web Services
4 3 (6.67%) REST
5 2 (4.44%) Core Data
5 2 (4.44%) UIKit
6 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.22%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (2.22%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) iPad
2 10 (22.22%) iPhone
3 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (15.56%) Blackberry
5 6 (13.33%) Mobile App
6 5 (11.11%) Fintech
7 3 (6.67%) Animation
8 2 (4.44%) Fat Client
8 2 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (4.44%) Thin Client
8 2 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (2.22%) BYOD
9 1 (2.22%) Social Media
9 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (64.44%) Windows
2 20 (44.44%) Windows 10
3 18 (40.00%) Android
4 16 (35.56%) Windows 7
5 15 (33.33%) Apple iOS
6 12 (26.67%) Windows 8
7 7 (15.56%) Windows Server
8 6 (13.33%) Windows XP
9 5 (11.11%) Mac OS X
10 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.00%) Scrum
3 8 (17.78%) Domain-Driven Design
4 7 (15.56%) iOS Development
4 7 (15.56%) TDD
5 6 (13.33%) DevOps
6 5 (11.11%) Android Development
6 5 (11.11%) BDD
6 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (11.11%) CQRS
6 5 (11.11%) Functional Testing
6 5 (11.11%) ITIL
6 5 (11.11%) Microservices
6 5 (11.11%) OOP
6 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.67%) Coaching
7 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.67%) Software Architecture
7 3 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) Objective-C
2 6 (13.33%) Java
2 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (13.33%) SQL
3 5 (11.11%) ES6
3 5 (11.11%) GraphQL
4 4 (8.89%) Apple Swift
5 3 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) MCSE
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.44%) CCENT
2 2 (4.44%) MCSA
2 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.22%) MCP
3 1 (2.22%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.22%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) SCCM
2 4 (8.89%) Backup Exec
3 3 (6.67%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.22%) DameWare
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.33%) Google
3 5 (11.11%) Cisco
4 4 (8.89%) Bloomberg
4 4 (8.89%) FactSet
4 4 (8.89%) Symantec
5 3 (6.67%) Charles River
5 3 (6.67%) NetApp
6 2 (4.44%) Atlassian
6 2 (4.44%) Citrix
7 1 (2.22%) Avaya
7 1 (2.22%) HP
7 1 (2.22%) Meraki
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle
7 1 (2.22%) Polycom
7 1 (2.22%) Reuters
7 1 (2.22%) Sybase
7 1 (2.22%) VMware
7 1 (2.22%) Wyse