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 29 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 92 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 -  
Contract jobs citing Apple 7 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.63% 0.87% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.84% 2.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 0
Median daily rate £360 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.72% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £263 £325 £325
% change year-on-year -19.23% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £19.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year -27.84% +41.07%  

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 380 533 660
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 34.05% 35.82% 42.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 644 765
Median daily rate £420 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £293 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 26
Median hourly rate £14.93 £18.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.37% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.03 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.04 £23.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.66%  

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Apple as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (30.00%) User Experience
3 3 (30.00%) RESTful
4 2 (20.00%) Moodle
4 2 (20.00%) Coaching
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) iPad
4 2 (20.00%) Change Control
4 2 (20.00%) Xamarin
4 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (20.00%) IIS
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (20.00%) DHCP
4 2 (20.00%) HTTP
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Dell
4 2 (20.00%) Mac OS X

Apple
Co-occurring 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 2 (20.00%) IIS
1 2 (20.00%) Moodle
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DHCP
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Xcode
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Developer
2 2 (20.00%) ICT Support
2 2 (20.00%) ICT Support Technician
2 2 (20.00%) ICT Technician
2 2 (20.00%) IT Support
2 2 (20.00%) IT Support Technician
2 2 (20.00%) IT Technician
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Technician
2 2 (20.00%) Xamarin Developer
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (10.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) RESTful
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) Cocoa
3 1 (10.00%) Node.js
3 1 (10.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) User Experience
2 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (20.00%) iPad
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) EMC VNXe
3 1 (10.00%) iPhone
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) Change Control
2 2 (20.00%) Coaching
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) BDD
3 1 (10.00%) Content Management
3 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) OOD
3 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (10.00%) People Management
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Docker
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Dell
2 2 (20.00%) Xamarin
3 1 (10.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec
3 1 (10.00%) Veeam
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Xerox