Period
to 19 October 2021

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 19 October 2021 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
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 407 317 319
Rank change year-on-year -90 +2 -35
Contract jobs citing Apple 166 51 276
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.46% 0.37% 0.75%
As % of the Vendors category 1.23% 0.91% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 38 198
10th Percentile £132 £198 £130
25th Percentile £175 £230 £173
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £288 £413 £300
Median % change year-on-year -30.30% +37.50% +55.84%
75th Percentile £550 £475 £500
90th Percentile £625 £558 £538
England median daily rate £254 £315 £230
% change year-on-year -19.44% +36.96% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 1 23
10th Percentile " " £18.49
25th Percentile £13.88 " £18.70
Median hourly rate £20.47 £22.50 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -9.03% +12.50% +6.95%
75th Percentile £25.50 " £27.25
90th Percentile " " £30.00
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £17.11
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.16% +0.62%

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 13,500 5,588 14,462
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.79% 40.16% 39.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,237 3,833 9,943
10th Percentile £338 £300 £271
25th Percentile £450 £406 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £650 £615 £588
90th Percentile £738 £713 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 36 235
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.73 £12.44
25th Percentile £15.62 £15.00 £15.60
Median hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £43.00 £37.44 £27.63
90th Percentile £57.50 £49.57 £49.65
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.29 £19.00
% change year-on-year -6.37% +6.80% +9.73%

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Apple in London

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Apple in London.

Daily rate trend for Apple in London

Apple
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Apple in London over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Apple in London

Apple
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Apple in London.

Hourly rate trend for Apple in London

Apple
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Apple in London over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

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 19 October 2021. 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 -51 17 £180 -34.55% 19
South London - 10 £250 - 2
East London - 7 £160 - 7
West London -14 2 £173 - 8
Apple
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Apple also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Apple.

1 91 (54.82%) Windows
2 59 (35.54%) Apple iOS
2 59 (35.54%) Microsoft 365
3 54 (32.53%) Active Directory
4 50 (30.12%) Microsoft
5 47 (28.31%) Windows 10
6 36 (21.69%) Social Skills
7 34 (20.48%) Microsoft Office
8 31 (18.67%) iOS Development
9 30 (18.07%) Android
10 29 (17.47%) Mac OS
11 28 (16.87%) Apple Swift
12 25 (15.06%) Mobile App
13 24 (14.46%) SCCM
13 24 (14.46%) ITIL
14 22 (13.25%) Windows 7
14 22 (13.25%) Problem-Solving
15 20 (12.05%) Finance
16 18 (10.84%) iPhone
16 18 (10.84%) Azure
17 17 (10.24%) RESTful
17 17 (10.24%) Objective-C
17 17 (10.24%) Adobe
18 16 (9.64%) iPad
19 15 (9.04%) Dell
19 15 (9.04%) Mac OS X
19 15 (9.04%) Banking
20 14 (8.43%) Agile Software Development
20 14 (8.43%) Degree
20 14 (8.43%) Web Services

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 5 (3.01%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (1.20%) Confluence
2 2 (1.20%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.20%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.60%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 34 (20.48%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (3.01%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.20%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.60%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (0.60%) iWork
6 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.60%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Eikon
2 1 (0.60%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 59 (35.54%) Microsoft 365
2 18 (10.84%) Azure
3 8 (4.82%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 8 (4.82%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (4.22%) Google Workspace
5 5 (3.01%) GitHub
6 4 (2.41%) Apple Pay
6 4 (2.41%) AWS
7 3 (1.81%) Mimecast
8 2 (1.20%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 2 (1.20%) Datadog
8 2 (1.20%) Google Analytics
8 2 (1.20%) PaaS
8 2 (1.20%) Slack
8 2 (1.20%) TestFlight
9 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.60%) Amazon EKS
9 1 (0.60%) Google Data Studio
9 1 (0.60%) Google Docs
9 1 (0.60%) Stripe
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.83%) DNS
2 12 (7.23%) LAN
2 12 (7.23%) WAN
3 11 (6.63%) DHCP
4 10 (6.02%) VPN
5 9 (5.42%) Firewall
6 7 (4.22%) Internet
7 6 (3.61%) Junos
7 6 (3.61%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (3.61%) SAN
7 6 (3.61%) Skype
8 4 (2.41%) 2G
9 3 (1.81%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.81%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.20%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (1.20%) Network Security
10 2 (1.20%) VoIP
11 1 (0.60%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.60%) VLAN
11 1 (0.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (1.20%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.20%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.60%) Big Data
3 1 (0.60%) MySQL
3 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (7.83%) Jenkins
2 10 (6.02%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.02%) Selenium
2 10 (6.02%) Xcode
3 8 (4.82%) GitLab
4 6 (3.61%) JIRA
5 5 (3.01%) fastlane
5 5 (3.01%) Postman
6 4 (2.41%) Appium
6 4 (2.41%) CocoaPods
6 4 (2.41%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (1.81%) Android Studio
7 3 (1.81%) Charles Proxy
8 2 (1.20%) Gradle
8 2 (1.20%) Subversion
9 1 (0.60%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.60%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.60%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.60%) Maven
9 1 (0.60%) Mercurial
General
1 36 (21.69%) Social Skills
2 20 (12.05%) Finance
3 15 (9.04%) Banking
4 12 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (5.42%) Retail
6 5 (3.01%) Marketing
6 5 (3.01%) Presentation Skills
6 5 (3.01%) Publishing
7 4 (2.41%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.81%) Advertising
8 3 (1.81%) Corporate Banking
8 3 (1.81%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.81%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.81%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.20%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.20%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 2 (1.20%) Influencing Skills
9 2 (1.20%) Law
9 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.20%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (21.69%) Developer
1 36 (21.69%) Support Engineer
2 24 (14.46%) iOS Developer
3 20 (12.05%) Analyst
4 14 (8.43%) IT Engineer
4 14 (8.43%) IT Support
5 13 (7.83%) 2nd Line Support
6 11 (6.63%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 11 (6.63%) Mac Engineer
6 11 (6.63%) Senior Developer
6 11 (6.63%) Senior iOS Developer
7 10 (6.02%) IT Support Engineer
7 10 (6.02%) Windows Engineer
8 9 (5.42%) Architect
9 8 (4.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (4.82%) Desktop Engineer
9 8 (4.82%) Desktop Support
9 8 (4.82%) Service Analyst
9 8 (4.82%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (4.22%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.24%) RESTful
2 14 (8.43%) Web Services
3 13 (7.83%) CSS
4 10 (6.02%) HTML
5 9 (5.42%) REST
6 8 (4.82%) .NET
6 8 (4.82%) iOS SDK
6 8 (4.82%) RxSwift
7 7 (4.22%) ASP.NET
8 6 (3.61%) React
9 5 (3.01%) Android SDK
9 5 (3.01%) Ruby on Rails
10 4 (2.41%) Enzyme
10 4 (2.41%) Jest
10 4 (2.41%) JSON
10 4 (2.41%) Next.js
10 4 (2.41%) Sass
11 3 (1.81%) Cocoa
11 3 (1.81%) React Native
11 3 (1.81%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.06%) Mobile App
2 18 (10.84%) iPhone
3 16 (9.64%) iPad
4 14 (8.43%) User Experience
5 12 (7.23%) Video Conferencing
6 10 (6.02%) Blackberry
7 8 (4.82%) Video on Demand
7 8 (4.82%) Video\Live Streaming
8 7 (4.22%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (3.01%) Data Centre
10 4 (2.41%) Apple TV
10 4 (2.41%) BYOD
10 4 (2.41%) Driving Licence
10 4 (2.41%) Over-the-Top Content
10 4 (2.41%) Smartphone
11 3 (1.81%) Fat Client
11 3 (1.81%) Handset
11 3 (1.81%) Thin Client
11 3 (1.81%) Virtual Team
12 2 (1.20%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 91 (54.82%) Windows
2 59 (35.54%) Apple iOS
3 47 (28.31%) Windows 10
4 30 (18.07%) Android
5 29 (17.47%) Mac OS
6 22 (13.25%) Windows 7
7 15 (9.04%) Mac OS X
8 11 (6.63%) Linux
9 10 (6.02%) Windows Server
9 10 (6.02%) Windows Server 2019
10 8 (4.82%) tvOS
10 8 (4.82%) Windows 8
11 7 (4.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (3.61%) Windows Server 2016
13 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (18.67%) iOS Development
2 24 (14.46%) ITIL
3 22 (13.25%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (8.43%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (8.43%) Clean Code
5 12 (7.23%) Computer Science
5 12 (7.23%) TDD
6 11 (6.63%) Test Automation
7 10 (6.02%) Performance Testing
8 9 (5.42%) Asset Management
9 8 (4.82%) Antivirus Management
9 8 (4.82%) Coaching
9 8 (4.82%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (4.82%) ITSM
9 8 (4.82%) Service Management
10 7 (4.22%) Time Management
11 6 (3.61%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (3.61%) DevOps
11 6 (3.61%) Scrum
11 6 (3.61%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (16.87%) Apple Swift
2 17 (10.24%) Objective-C
3 12 (7.23%) SQL
4 11 (6.63%) JavaScript
5 10 (6.02%) Python
6 9 (5.42%) Java
6 9 (5.42%) PHP
7 7 (4.22%) C++
7 7 (4.22%) Kotlin
8 5 (3.01%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.81%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.20%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.20%) C#
10 2 (1.20%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.60%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (8.43%) Degree
2 10 (6.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (4.82%) ISTQB
4 7 (4.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.01%) DBS Check
6 4 (2.41%) MCSA
6 4 (2.41%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.81%) MCSE
7 3 (1.81%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.20%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.20%) Master's Degree
8 2 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.60%) CCNA
9 1 (0.60%) CISSP
9 1 (0.60%) ISEB
9 1 (0.60%) MCDST
9 1 (0.60%) MCT
9 1 (0.60%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.60%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.60%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.83%) SLA
2 4 (2.41%) QA
3 2 (1.20%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.60%) NIST
4 1 (0.60%) PMO
System Software
1 54 (32.53%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.22%) Virtual Desktop
3 7 (4.22%) VMware Workstation
3 7 (4.22%) vSphere
4 4 (2.41%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.60%) Docker
5 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (14.46%) SCCM
2 13 (7.83%) Jamf Pro
3 11 (6.63%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (1.81%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.60%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.60%) Grafana
5 1 (0.60%) Kibana
5 1 (0.60%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.60%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (30.12%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.24%) Adobe
3 15 (9.04%) Dell
4 14 (8.43%) Cisco
4 14 (8.43%) ServiceNow
4 14 (8.43%) VMware
5 11 (6.63%) Google
6 9 (5.42%) Citrix
6 9 (5.42%) HP
7 7 (4.22%) Oracle
8 6 (3.61%) Juniper
8 6 (3.61%) Kaspersky
8 6 (3.61%) Veeam
9 5 (3.01%) Polycom
10 4 (2.41%) Roku
10 4 (2.41%) Splunk
11 3 (1.81%) Canon
11 3 (1.81%) Ivanti
11 3 (1.81%) MobileIron
11 3 (1.81%) Palo Alto