The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 69 87 87
Rank change year-on-year +18 0  
Contract jobs citing Apple 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.22% 0.13% 0.070%
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 0.38% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £500 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.93% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £363 £225
% change year-on-year -16.55% +61.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  

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 Edinburgh.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 341 527 414
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 38.02% 34.74% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 284 215
Median daily rate £413 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.78% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £39.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.30% +116.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £19.80 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.00 £40.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple in Edinburgh

Apple
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple in Edinburgh

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Apple.

1 6 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (50.00%) Apple Swift
2 3 (50.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Mitel
3 2 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) Android
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Dell
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (33.33%) User Experience
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Xerox

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (33.33%) Confluence
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) FTP
2 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Bitbucket
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) IT Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Cocoa
1 2 (33.33%) Cocoa Touch
1 2 (33.33%) Core Data
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) HTML5
1 2 (33.33%) iOS SDK
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
1 2 (33.33%) JSON
1 2 (33.33%) REST
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) UIKit
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) iPad
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (33.33%) Android
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Email Filtering
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Apple Swift
1 3 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) AirWatch
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Dell
1 2 (33.33%) HP
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Mitel
1 2 (33.33%) Xerox
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) Canon