Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 390 332 384
Rank change year-on-year -58 +52 -81
Contract jobs citing Apple 125 52 224
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.42% 0.32% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 1.08% 0.81% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 35 144
10th Percentile £145 £122 £140
25th Percentile £190 £178 £170
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £420 £275 £310
Median % change year-on-year +52.73% -11.29% +55.00%
75th Percentile £555 £500 £508
90th Percentile £625 £529 £538
England median daily rate £258 £225 £251
% change year-on-year +14.44% -10.45% +16.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 23
10th Percentile £13.78 £21.60 £14.00
25th Percentile £13.88 £22.50 £18.49
Median hourly rate £16.95 £25.25 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -32.87% +20.24% +8.39%
75th Percentile £20.95 £30.55 £27.00
90th Percentile £34.34 £36.50 £30.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £19.75 £17.11
% change year-on-year -11.39% +15.46% +3.67%

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 11,560 6,382 16,227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.96% 39.31% 39.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,740 4,390 10,944
10th Percentile £346 £300 £300
25th Percentile £425 £408 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +1.01%
75th Percentile £638 £613 £588
90th Percentile £725 £713 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 77 256
10th Percentile £13.43 £12.58 £11.89
25th Percentile £16.25 £18.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate £24.35 £26.50 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -8.11% +32.50% -4.76%
75th Percentile £45.25 £43.70 £29.62
90th Percentile £65.00 £48.75 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year -5.13% +4.28% +6.86%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -15 12 £550 +120.00% 21
East London - 8 £210 - 7
West London +1 4 £255 -50.58% 3
South London - 4 £250 - 3
Apple
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 57 (45.60%) Apple iOS
2 54 (43.20%) Windows
3 33 (26.40%) Microsoft 365
4 31 (24.80%) Microsoft
5 30 (24.00%) Android
6 29 (23.20%) Apple Swift
6 29 (23.20%) Social Skills
7 28 (22.40%) Windows 10
8 27 (21.60%) iOS Development
9 26 (20.80%) Active Directory
10 24 (19.20%) Google
11 22 (17.60%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (16.00%) ITIL
13 18 (14.40%) Mac OS
14 17 (13.60%) Objective-C
14 17 (13.60%) Mobile App
15 16 (12.80%) User Experience
15 16 (12.80%) Microsoft Office
15 16 (12.80%) Azure
16 15 (12.00%) Git (software)
16 15 (12.00%) Finance
17 14 (11.20%) Mac OS X
17 14 (11.20%) iPhone
17 14 (11.20%) SCCM
17 14 (11.20%) React Native
18 13 (10.40%) Problem-Solving
18 13 (10.40%) RESTful
18 13 (10.40%) iPad
18 13 (10.40%) Adobe
19 12 (9.60%) JavaScript

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 4 (3.20%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.40%) Confluence
2 3 (2.40%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.60%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.80%) Mule
Applications
1 16 (12.80%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.80%) NUKE
4 1 (0.80%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 33 (26.40%) Microsoft 365
2 16 (12.80%) Azure
3 8 (6.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 7 (5.60%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (3.20%) Apple Pay
5 4 (3.20%) Google Play
5 4 (3.20%) Google Workspace
6 3 (2.40%) AWS
6 3 (2.40%) Firebase
6 3 (2.40%) GitHub
7 2 (1.60%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 2 (1.60%) Datadog
7 2 (1.60%) PaaS
7 2 (1.60%) Slack
8 1 (0.80%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (0.80%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.80%) Google Docs
8 1 (0.80%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.80%) TestFlight
8 1 (0.80%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.40%) LAN
2 7 (5.60%) WAN
3 6 (4.80%) DNS
4 5 (4.00%) DHCP
4 5 (4.00%) Internet
4 5 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (3.20%) VPN
6 3 (2.40%) 2G
6 3 (2.40%) Firewall
6 3 (2.40%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.40%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.60%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.60%) Network Security
7 2 (1.60%) SD-WAN
7 2 (1.60%) Skype
7 2 (1.60%) WebEx
8 1 (0.80%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.80%) Telepresence
8 1 (0.80%) Wireless
8 1 (0.80%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.80%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.40%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.60%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.60%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.80%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.80%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (9.60%) Jenkins
3 10 (8.00%) Xcode
4 7 (5.60%) GitLab
5 6 (4.80%) CocoaPods
5 6 (4.80%) JIRA
5 6 (4.80%) Selenium
6 5 (4.00%) Android Studio
6 5 (4.00%) fastlane
7 4 (3.20%) Appium
7 4 (3.20%) Postman
8 3 (2.40%) Charles Proxy
8 3 (2.40%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (1.60%) Crashlytics
9 2 (1.60%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.60%) Subversion
10 1 (0.80%) CircleCI
10 1 (0.80%) Maven
10 1 (0.80%) Serenity BDD
10 1 (0.80%) Travis CI
General
1 29 (23.20%) Social Skills
2 15 (12.00%) Finance
3 10 (8.00%) Banking
4 9 (7.20%) Retail
5 7 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.00%) Publishing
7 3 (2.40%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.40%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.60%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.60%) Marketing
8 2 (1.60%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.80%) Advertising
9 1 (0.80%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.80%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.80%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (32.80%) Developer
2 22 (17.60%) iOS Developer
3 18 (14.40%) Support Engineer
4 11 (8.80%) Analyst
4 11 (8.80%) React Developer
5 10 (8.00%) Desktop Support
6 9 (7.20%) IT Support
6 9 (7.20%) Mac Engineer
7 8 (6.40%) IT Engineer
8 7 (5.60%) Full Stack Developer
8 7 (5.60%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.60%) Senior iOS Developer
9 6 (4.80%) IT Support Engineer
10 5 (4.00%) Windows Engineer
11 4 (3.20%) 1st Line Support
11 4 (3.20%) Architect
11 4 (3.20%) Consultant
11 4 (3.20%) Help Desk Analyst
11 4 (3.20%) Lead Developer
11 4 (3.20%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.20%) React Native
2 13 (10.40%) RESTful
3 12 (9.60%) Node.js
4 11 (8.80%) React
5 9 (7.20%) CSS
5 9 (7.20%) Express
5 9 (7.20%) GraphQL
5 9 (7.20%) Redux
6 8 (6.40%) Apollo GraphQL
6 8 (6.40%) HTML
6 8 (6.40%) Jest
6 8 (6.40%) UIKit
6 8 (6.40%) Web Services
7 7 (5.60%) .NET
7 7 (5.60%) REST
8 6 (4.80%) iOS SDK
8 6 (4.80%) OAuth
8 6 (4.80%) OpenID
9 5 (4.00%) Core Data
9 5 (4.00%) RxSwift
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.60%) Mobile App
2 16 (12.80%) User Experience
3 14 (11.20%) iPhone
4 13 (10.40%) iPad
5 6 (4.80%) Video\Live Streaming
6 5 (4.00%) Data Structures
6 5 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (4.00%) Social Media
6 5 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (4.00%) Video on Demand
7 4 (3.20%) Animation
7 4 (3.20%) Blackberry
7 4 (3.20%) Driving Licence
8 3 (2.40%) BBC
8 3 (2.40%) BYOD
8 3 (2.40%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.40%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.60%) Apple TV
9 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 57 (45.60%) Apple iOS
2 54 (43.20%) Windows
3 30 (24.00%) Android
4 28 (22.40%) Windows 10
5 18 (14.40%) Mac OS
6 14 (11.20%) Mac OS X
7 10 (8.00%) Linux
7 10 (8.00%) Windows 7
8 9 (7.20%) Windows Server
9 6 (4.80%) tvOS
9 6 (4.80%) Windows 8
10 5 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2016
11 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (0.80%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.60%) iOS Development
2 22 (17.60%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (16.00%) ITIL
4 13 (10.40%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (9.60%) TDD
6 11 (8.80%) DevOps
6 11 (8.80%) Test Automation
7 10 (8.00%) Clean Code
7 10 (8.00%) OO
7 10 (8.00%) OOP
7 10 (8.00%) Performance Testing
8 9 (7.20%) Computer Science
8 9 (7.20%) Software Engineering
9 8 (6.40%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (6.40%) MVC
9 8 (6.40%) MVVM
9 8 (6.40%) Scrum
9 8 (6.40%) Unit Testing
10 7 (5.60%) Coaching
10 7 (5.60%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (23.20%) Apple Swift
2 17 (13.60%) Objective-C
3 12 (9.60%) JavaScript
4 11 (8.80%) Java
5 7 (5.60%) Python
5 7 (5.60%) TypeScript
6 6 (4.80%) C++
6 6 (4.80%) Kotlin
6 6 (4.80%) SQL
7 5 (4.00%) PHP
8 4 (3.20%) ES6
8 4 (3.20%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.40%) C#
9 3 (2.40%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.60%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.80%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.80%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.80%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (8.00%) Degree
2 6 (4.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (4.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.40%) A+ Certification
4 3 (2.40%) Master's Degree
4 3 (2.40%) MCSA
4 3 (2.40%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.60%) ACSP
5 2 (1.60%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.60%) MCDST
5 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.80%) CCA
6 1 (0.80%) CISSP
6 1 (0.80%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (0.80%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.80%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.40%) SLA
2 3 (2.40%) QA
3 1 (0.80%) NIST
3 1 (0.80%) PMO
System Software
1 26 (20.80%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.20%) Docker
3 2 (1.60%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.60%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (11.20%) SCCM
2 8 (6.40%) Jamf Pro
3 4 (3.20%) Kubernetes
4 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.60%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.80%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.80%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.80%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (24.80%) Microsoft
2 24 (19.20%) Google
3 13 (10.40%) Adobe
4 11 (8.80%) Cisco
5 7 (5.60%) ServiceNow
6 6 (4.80%) Citrix
7 5 (4.00%) Ivanti
8 3 (2.40%) Altiris
8 3 (2.40%) Dell
8 3 (2.40%) Facebook
8 3 (2.40%) HP
8 3 (2.40%) Sony
8 3 (2.40%) Splunk
8 3 (2.40%) Yahoo!
9 2 (1.60%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.80%) Mitel
10 1 (0.80%) Planview
10 1 (0.80%) Polycom
10 1 (0.80%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.80%) Wyse