The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 27 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 / Kent
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 43
Contract jobs citing Apple 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent - - 0.73%
As % of the Vendors category - - 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £155
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £342 £325
% change year-on-year -26.79% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £19.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year -27.84% +36.20%  

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 Kent.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 130 128 111
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 53.72% 38.67% 40.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 82 64
Median daily rate £375 £328 £466
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.50% -29.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £203 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 5
Median hourly rate £22.52 £55.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.05% +243.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple in Kent

Apple
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple in Kent