Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 191 198 227
Rank change year-on-year +7 +29 +19
Contract jobs citing Apple 49 39 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.76% 0.57% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 1.95% 1.39% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 24 43
City of London median daily rate £300 £443 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.20% +115.85% -36.92%
10th Percentile £118 £136 £143
90th Percentile £525 £546 £488
Central London median daily rate £300 £388 £260
% change year-on-year -22.58% +49.33% -5.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 8
City of London median hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +11.95% -28.54%
10th Percentile £13.13 £17.15 £16.37
90th Percentile £28.38 £90.50 £19.92
Central London median hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 £17.87
% change year-on-year +6.25% +11.95% -14.93%

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 the City of London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 2513 2799 4870
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 38.91% 40.90% 42.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1833 2146 3576
City of London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £270 £288 £250
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 33 111
City of London median hourly rate £16.96 £19.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.75% +6.35% -10.68%
10th Percentile £12.52 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £34.67 £34.45 £32.00
Central London median hourly rate £16.92 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -10.95% +8.57% -7.89%

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 25 July 2017.

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

Apple
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Apple in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 City of London region with a requirement for Apple.

1 26 (53.06%) Windows
2 21 (42.86%) Apple iOS
3 18 (36.73%) Windows 7
4 17 (34.69%) Android
5 16 (32.65%) Microsoft Office
5 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
5 16 (32.65%) Finance
6 15 (30.61%) Active Directory
7 14 (28.57%) Apple Swift
8 13 (26.53%) Windows 10
8 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (24.49%) Mobile App
9 12 (24.49%) Test Automation
10 10 (20.41%) Scrum
10 10 (20.41%) REST
10 10 (20.41%) Apache Cordova
10 10 (20.41%) PhoneGap
10 10 (20.41%) Cross-Platform Development
11 9 (18.37%) Android Development
11 9 (18.37%) iOS Development
11 9 (18.37%) Mobile Development
11 9 (18.37%) Objective-C
11 9 (18.37%) TCP/IP
11 9 (18.37%) Blackberry
12 8 (16.33%) Banking
12 8 (16.33%) Windows 8
13 7 (14.29%) Office 365
13 7 (14.29%) Mac OS
13 7 (14.29%) SCCM
13 7 (14.29%) QA

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 7 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.20%) Confluence
3 4 (8.16%) Skype for Business
4 3 (6.12%) IBM Notes
4 3 (6.12%) MS Exchange
5 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (32.65%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) Office 365
2 3 (6.12%) Google Play
3 1 (2.04%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.16%) DHCP
2 4 (8.16%) DNS
2 4 (8.16%) Firewall
2 4 (8.16%) LAN
2 4 (8.16%) VPN
3 3 (6.12%) Network Security
3 3 (6.12%) Unified Communications
3 3 (6.12%) Wireless
4 2 (4.08%) Skype
4 2 (4.08%) VLAN
4 2 (4.08%) VoIP
4 2 (4.08%) WAN
5 1 (2.04%) ADSL
5 1 (2.04%) FTP
5 1 (2.04%) HTTP
5 1 (2.04%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.04%) PBX
5 1 (2.04%) SMTP
5 1 (2.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Cucumber
1 6 (12.24%) Xcode
2 5 (10.20%) Capybara
2 5 (10.20%) JIRA
2 5 (10.20%) JUnit
2 5 (10.20%) Selenium
3 3 (6.12%) Android Studio
3 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.04%) Fiddler
General
1 16 (32.65%) Finance
2 8 (16.33%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Front Office
4 2 (4.08%) Back Office
5 1 (2.04%) Games
5 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Developer
2 11 (22.45%) Analyst
3 9 (18.37%) Mobile Developer
3 9 (18.37%) Support Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) iOS Developer
4 6 (12.24%) IT Support
4 6 (12.24%) Support Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Android Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Desktop Support
5 5 (10.20%) QA Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Service Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (6.12%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (6.12%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (6.12%) Mac Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) Apache Cordova
1 10 (20.41%) PhoneGap
1 10 (20.41%) REST
2 6 (12.24%) React
2 6 (12.24%) React Native
3 5 (10.20%) AngularJS
3 5 (10.20%) Backbone.js
3 5 (10.20%) CSS
3 5 (10.20%) CSS3
3 5 (10.20%) Dojo
3 5 (10.20%) Ember.js
3 5 (10.20%) HTML
3 5 (10.20%) HTML5
3 5 (10.20%) jQuery
3 5 (10.20%) JSON
3 5 (10.20%) Node.js
3 5 (10.20%) SOAP
4 3 (6.12%) Android SDK
4 3 (6.12%) Core Data
4 3 (6.12%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Mobile App
2 9 (18.37%) Blackberry
3 6 (12.24%) iPad
4 5 (10.20%) Social Media
4 5 (10.20%) User Experience
5 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (8.16%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (8.16%) iPhone
6 2 (4.08%) Smartphone
7 1 (2.04%) Animation
7 1 (2.04%) BYOD
7 1 (2.04%) Contactless
7 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
7 1 (2.04%) Fixed Income
7 1 (2.04%) HP Storage
7 1 (2.04%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
7 1 (2.04%) Smartcard
7 1 (2.04%) Social Gaming
7 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (53.06%) Windows
2 21 (42.86%) Apple iOS
3 18 (36.73%) Windows 7
4 17 (34.69%) Android
5 13 (26.53%) Windows 10
6 8 (16.33%) Windows 8
7 7 (14.29%) Mac OS
8 4 (8.16%) Windows Server
8 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (6.12%) Mac OS X
9 3 (6.12%) Unix
10 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
11 1 (2.04%) Linux
11 1 (2.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (24.49%) Test Automation
3 10 (20.41%) Cross-Platform Development
3 10 (20.41%) Scrum
4 9 (18.37%) Android Development
4 9 (18.37%) iOS Development
4 9 (18.37%) Mobile Development
5 6 (12.24%) OO
6 5 (10.20%) ATDD
6 5 (10.20%) BDD
6 5 (10.20%) Front End Development
6 5 (10.20%) Kanban
6 5 (10.20%) Mobile First
6 5 (10.20%) Prototyping
6 5 (10.20%) Software Delivery
6 5 (10.20%) TDD
6 5 (10.20%) User Stories
6 5 (10.20%) Web Development
7 4 (8.16%) Asset Management
8 3 (6.12%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) Apple Swift
2 9 (18.37%) Objective-C
3 6 (12.24%) Java
4 3 (6.12%) C
4 3 (6.12%) C++
5 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.04%) ActionScript
6 1 (2.04%) C#
6 1 (2.04%) Ruby
6 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.04%) SQL
6 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.08%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) MCP
3 1 (2.04%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.04%) MCITP
3 1 (2.04%) MCSA
3 1 (2.04%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (30.61%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.12%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) SCCM
2 6 (12.24%) HockeyApp
3 1 (2.04%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco CME
3 1 (2.04%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.04%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.24%) Cisco
3 5 (10.20%) Citrix
3 5 (10.20%) Google
3 5 (10.20%) HP
3 5 (10.20%) Telerik
3 5 (10.20%) Xamarin
4 3 (6.12%) Dell
4 3 (6.12%) Lotus
5 2 (4.08%) Adobe
5 2 (4.08%) Avaya
5 2 (4.08%) Bloomberg
5 2 (4.08%) Meraki
5 2 (4.08%) MobileIron
5 2 (4.08%) Reuters
5 2 (4.08%) Ruckus Wireless
6 1 (2.04%) Facebook
6 1 (2.04%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.04%) Veeam
6 1 (2.04%) ZyXEL
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