Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 18 November 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
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 290 320 333
Rank change year-on-year +30 +13 +28
Contract jobs citing Apple 404 319 305
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.87% 0.71% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 2.14% 1.65% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 220 202
London median daily rate £270 £398 £309
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.08% +28.74% +21.08%
10th Percentile £113 £130 £135
90th Percentile £542 £538 £515
England median daily rate £250 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -33.33% +15.38% +14.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 21 24
London median hourly rate £14.25 £19.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.92% +20.00% -13.10%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.50 £12.10
90th Percentile £103.73 £28.75 £22.10
England median hourly rate £14.00 £15.43 £15.77
% change year-on-year -9.24% -2.19% +5.13%

Apple is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 18836 19319 19793
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.47% 42.71% 41.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12820 12876 13140
London median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 298 282 406
London median hourly rate £19.75 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.72% - +2.86%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £46.38
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.55% -5.71% +6.06%

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Apple in London

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple in London

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple in London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apple in London

Apple
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple in London

Apple
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple in London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Apple in London

Apple
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the London region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +2 60 £463 +36.03% 2
West London +44 59 £140 - 4
East London 0 16 £190 +18.75% 7
South London -29 6 £113 -43.75% 1
North London -6 3 £155 -22.50%
Apple
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 London region with a requirement for Apple.

1 229 (56.68%) Windows
2 156 (38.61%) Apple iOS
3 128 (31.68%) Active Directory
4 98 (24.26%) Agile Software Development
5 94 (23.27%) Android
5 94 (23.27%) iOS Development
6 87 (21.53%) Objective-C
7 84 (20.79%) Microsoft
8 83 (20.54%) Windows 7
9 78 (19.31%) Microsoft Office
10 75 (18.56%) Apple Swift
11 74 (18.32%) TDD
12 67 (16.58%) Windows 10
13 65 (16.09%) Office 365
14 64 (15.84%) Scrum
15 63 (15.59%) Finance
16 62 (15.35%) RESTful
17 57 (14.11%) ITIL
18 53 (13.12%) Xcode
18 53 (13.12%) iPhone
19 51 (12.62%) OO
19 51 (12.62%) User Experience
20 50 (12.38%) iPad
21 47 (11.63%) Windows Server
22 46 (11.39%) OOD
23 45 (11.14%) Java
24 44 (10.89%) TCP/IP
24 44 (10.89%) Blackberry
24 44 (10.89%) Google
25 41 (10.15%) Citrix

Apple
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 31 (7.67%) CMS
2 18 (4.46%) MS Exchange
3 13 (3.22%) IBM Notes
4 11 (2.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (1.98%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.49%) Confluence
6 6 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.74%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.50%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.25%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 78 (19.31%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (2.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.49%) InVision
5 2 (0.50%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.50%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.25%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.25%) Revit
6 1 (0.25%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 21 (5.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.74%) Eikon
3 1 (0.25%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.25%) Maximo
3 1 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 65 (16.09%) Office 365
2 29 (7.18%) GitHub
3 19 (4.70%) G Suite
4 16 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (3.22%) Google Play
6 6 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (1.24%) SaaS
8 3 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 3 (0.74%) IaaS
9 2 (0.50%) HP Helion
9 2 (0.50%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.25%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.25%) PaaS
10 1 (0.25%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 44 (10.89%) TCP/IP
2 32 (7.92%) LAN
3 28 (6.93%) Wireless
4 27 (6.68%) DNS
4 27 (6.68%) Internet
5 19 (4.70%) VPN
6 18 (4.46%) WAN
7 17 (4.21%) Ethernet
8 16 (3.96%) VoIP
9 15 (3.71%) Firewall
10 13 (3.22%) DHCP
11 11 (2.72%) Bluetooth
12 8 (1.98%) Cisco IOS
13 7 (1.73%) RTP
14 6 (1.49%) Remote Desktop
14 6 (1.49%) WLAN
15 4 (0.99%) Skype
15 4 (0.99%) WebEx
15 4 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
16 3 (0.74%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.21%) NoSQL
2 16 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (2.97%) Apache Cassandra
3 12 (2.97%) MongoDB
4 11 (2.72%) MySQL
5 8 (1.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 8 (1.98%) Neo4j
5 8 (1.98%) Redis
6 4 (0.99%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.99%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.50%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (0.50%) Big Data
7 2 (0.50%) Blockchain
7 2 (0.50%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.50%) HBase
8 1 (0.25%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.25%) OLTP
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 53 (13.12%) Xcode
2 19 (4.70%) JIRA
3 16 (3.96%) Jenkins
4 15 (3.71%) Git (software)
5 11 (2.72%) Crashlytics
6 9 (2.23%) Cucumber
7 6 (1.49%) Bitbucket
8 5 (1.24%) Axure RP
8 5 (1.24%) Gradle
8 5 (1.24%) JUnit
8 5 (1.24%) Maven
8 5 (1.24%) SonarQube
9 4 (0.99%) Subversion
10 3 (0.74%) Appium
10 3 (0.74%) Mercurial
10 3 (0.74%) Selenium
11 2 (0.50%) Android Studio
11 2 (0.50%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (0.50%) Robot Framework
11 2 (0.50%) webpack
General
1 63 (15.59%) Finance
2 40 (9.90%) Publishing
3 33 (8.17%) Banking
4 30 (7.43%) Retail
5 14 (3.47%) Advertising
6 10 (2.48%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.73%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.49%) Front Office
9 5 (1.24%) French Language
10 4 (0.99%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.99%) Legal
11 3 (0.74%) Back Office
12 2 (0.50%) Billing
12 2 (0.50%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.50%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.25%) Law
13 1 (0.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 123 (30.45%) Developer
2 89 (22.03%) iOS Developer
3 79 (19.55%) Desktop Support
4 71 (17.57%) Support Engineer
5 63 (15.59%) 2nd Line Support
6 56 (13.86%) Analyst
7 47 (11.63%) Desktop Engineer
8 40 (9.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 40 (9.90%) Mac Engineer
9 29 (7.18%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 28 (6.93%) Support Analyst
11 27 (6.68%) Service Desk Engineer
12 26 (6.44%) Service Analyst
12 26 (6.44%) Service Desk Analyst
13 25 (6.19%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 24 (5.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 24 (5.94%) IT Support
15 19 (4.70%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
16 17 (4.21%) Windows Engineer
17 16 (3.96%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (15.35%) RESTful
2 40 (9.90%) Cocoa
3 24 (5.94%) Core Data
3 24 (5.94%) iOS SDK
4 23 (5.69%) REST
5 21 (5.20%) Core Animation
6 20 (4.95%) React Native
7 13 (3.22%) React
7 13 (3.22%) Redux
7 13 (3.22%) Spring
7 13 (3.22%) Web Services
8 12 (2.97%) Android SDK
9 11 (2.72%) UIKit
10 10 (2.48%) HTML
11 8 (1.98%) CSS
11 8 (1.98%) Kafka
11 8 (1.98%) ReactiveX
11 8 (1.98%) Spring Boot
11 8 (1.98%) Spring Security
11 8 (1.98%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (13.12%) iPhone
2 51 (12.62%) User Experience
3 50 (12.38%) iPad
4 44 (10.89%) Blackberry
5 26 (6.44%) Mobile App
6 20 (4.95%) Smartphone
7 18 (4.46%) Computer Science
8 16 (3.96%) Client/Server
9 15 (3.71%) Fintech
10 13 (3.22%) Data Centre
11 12 (2.97%) Video Conferencing
12 11 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (2.72%) Management Information System
13 10 (2.48%) Animation
14 8 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
15 7 (1.73%) PKI
16 6 (1.49%) BYOD
17 4 (0.99%) N-Tier
17 4 (0.99%) Social Media
18 3 (0.74%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 229 (56.68%) Windows
2 156 (38.61%) Apple iOS
3 94 (23.27%) Android
4 83 (20.54%) Windows 7
5 67 (16.58%) Windows 10
6 47 (11.63%) Windows Server
7 36 (8.91%) Mac OS X
8 34 (8.42%) Mac OS
9 31 (7.67%) Windows 8
10 23 (5.69%) Linux
11 17 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (3.47%) Unix
12 14 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (2.23%) Windows Phone
13 9 (2.23%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.99%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X Server
16 1 (0.25%) Solaris
16 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (24.26%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (23.27%) iOS Development
3 74 (18.32%) TDD
4 64 (15.84%) Scrum
5 57 (14.11%) ITIL
6 51 (12.62%) OO
7 46 (11.39%) OOD
8 37 (9.16%) BDD
9 36 (8.91%) Mobile Development
9 36 (8.91%) Software Engineering
10 33 (8.17%) Acceptance Criteria
11 31 (7.67%) Content Management
12 30 (7.43%) ITSM
13 28 (6.93%) Unit Testing
14 26 (6.44%) ITIL V3
14 26 (6.44%) Time Management
15 24 (5.94%) Change Management
15 24 (5.94%) E-Commerce
16 23 (5.69%) SOLID
16 23 (5.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 87 (21.53%) Objective-C
2 75 (18.56%) Apple Swift
3 45 (11.14%) Java
4 25 (6.19%) SQL
5 23 (5.69%) JavaScript
6 12 (2.97%) ES6
6 12 (2.97%) Python
7 10 (2.48%) GraphQL
8 8 (1.98%) C++
9 4 (0.99%) Go
10 3 (0.74%) C
10 3 (0.74%) C#
10 3 (0.74%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.50%) Perl
11 2 (0.50%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.25%) JSX
12 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 39 (9.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (8.42%) MCSE
3 28 (6.93%) MCSA
4 24 (5.94%) Degree
5 20 (4.95%) MCP
5 20 (4.95%) Security Cleared
6 18 (4.46%) MCDST
7 17 (4.21%) ACHDS
7 17 (4.21%) Computer Science Degree
7 17 (4.21%) MCSM
7 17 (4.21%) Network+ Certification
8 16 (3.96%) ACDT
8 16 (3.96%) ACTC
8 16 (3.96%) Master's Degree
9 14 (3.47%) SC Cleared
10 13 (3.22%) A+ Certification
11 12 (2.97%) DBS Check
12 10 (2.48%) CTC Cleared
13 6 (1.49%) CCENT
14 5 (1.24%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.95%) SLA
2 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (0.50%) QA
3 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.25%) TARGET2
System Software
1 128 (31.68%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.21%) Virtual Servers
3 14 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.98%) Docker
5 7 (1.73%) FreeRADIUS
6 6 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.99%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (0.99%) XenApp
8 3 (0.74%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.74%) vSphere
9 2 (0.50%) Samba
Systems Management
1 34 (8.42%) SCCM
2 20 (4.95%) ServiceCenter
3 7 (1.73%) DameWare
4 6 (1.49%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.74%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.50%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (0.50%) SmoothWall
6 2 (0.50%) WSUS
7 1 (0.25%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.25%) FTK
7 1 (0.25%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 84 (20.79%) Microsoft
2 44 (10.89%) Google
3 41 (10.15%) Citrix
4 32 (7.92%) Cisco
5 27 (6.68%) VMware
6 22 (5.45%) Remedy
7 21 (5.20%) Oracle
8 20 (4.95%) BMC
8 20 (4.95%) CA
8 20 (4.95%) Peregrine
9 14 (3.47%) Dell
10 13 (3.22%) HP
10 13 (3.22%) Lotus
10 13 (3.22%) ServiceNow
11 10 (2.48%) Avaya
11 10 (2.48%) LANDesk
12 9 (2.23%) Atlassian
13 8 (1.98%) Adobe
13 8 (1.98%) Bloomberg
13 8 (1.98%) FactSet