The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple
Rank 85 90 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 -  
Contract jobs citing Apple 4 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.39% 0.50% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.11% 1.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Median daily rate £348 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.32% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £356 £225
% change year-on-year -14.38% +58.33%  
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 Leeds.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 360 486 481
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 34.92% 34.49% 41.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 328 312
Median daily rate £400 £401 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.12% +14.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 9
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.60% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.24 £10.00 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.50 £31.70
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 Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple in Leeds

Apple
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple in Leeds

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Apple.

1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Mac OS
2 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
3 3 (27.27%) Change Control
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) SCCM
3 3 (27.27%) Dell
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) DHCP
4 2 (18.18%) HTTP
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) MS Office
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) SAN
4 2 (18.18%) Mac OS X
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Symantec
4 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) EMC
4 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) Moodle
1 1 (9.09%) SAS
1 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DHCP
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) HTTP
2 2 (18.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 1 (9.09%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Mac Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Project Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Build Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SAS Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) RESTful
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (9.09%) Core Animation
2 1 (9.09%) Core Data
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) JSON
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
1 2 (18.18%) EMC VNXe
2 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 1 (9.09%) Animation
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
2 1 (9.09%) iPhone
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
2 4 (36.36%) Mac OS
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Mac OS X
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Android
5 1 (9.09%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Change Control
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (18.18%) Patch Management
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Application Packaging
3 1 (9.09%) Coaching
3 1 (9.09%) Code Optimisation
3 1 (9.09%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (9.09%) Disk Encryption
3 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
3 1 (9.09%) Memory Management
3 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
3 1 (9.09%) People Management
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
3 1 (9.09%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Apple Swift
2 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) DBS Check
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (18.18%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Dell
3 2 (18.18%) EMC
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Symantec
3 2 (18.18%) Veeam
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Xamarin
4 1 (9.09%) Xerox