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 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple
England / London
Rank 300 314 264
Rank change year-on-year +14 -50  
Contract jobs citing Apple 109 106 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.57% 0.48% 0.73%
As % of the Vendors category 1.35% 1.17% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 75 94
Median daily rate £301 £328 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.01% +63.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £128 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £350 £225
% change year-on-year -12.85% +55.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 18
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.25 £115.00 £45.50
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 London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8065 9037 9324
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 42.34% 41.13% 44.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5406 6006 6002
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 130 201
Median hourly rate £22.34 £20.05 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.39% +5.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.63 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.11
% change year-on-year -17.50% +16.89%  

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apple in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +8 17 £365 -25.12% 11
Twickenham - 2 £155 -
Romford - 1 £145 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 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 London region with a requirement for Apple.

1 129 (53.97%) Windows
2 112 (46.86%) Apple iOS
3 90 (37.66%) Active Directory
4 85 (35.56%) Windows 7
5 73 (30.54%) Microsoft
6 64 (26.78%) MS Office
7 62 (25.94%) Android
8 58 (24.27%) Agile Software Development
9 51 (21.34%) Apple Swift
10 46 (19.25%) Objective-C
10 46 (19.25%) iOS Development
11 45 (18.83%) ITIL
12 43 (17.99%) Citrix
13 39 (16.32%) Google
14 34 (14.23%) Mobile App
15 30 (12.55%) MS Excel
16 29 (12.13%) Mac OS X
16 29 (12.13%) Git (software)
16 29 (12.13%) Windows 10
17 27 (11.30%) Blackberry
18 26 (10.88%) Cisco
19 25 (10.46%) HP
20 24 (10.04%) Linux
20 24 (10.04%) Core Data
21 23 (9.62%) Windows 8
22 22 (9.21%) REST
22 22 (9.21%) TCP/IP
22 22 (9.21%) VMware
23 21 (8.79%) Finance
24 20 (8.37%) Wireless

Apple
Top Related 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 12 (5.02%) Confluence
2 10 (4.18%) Skype for Business
3 9 (3.77%) MS Exchange
3 9 (3.77%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (3.35%) IBM Notes
5 4 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.26%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.42%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.42%) IIS
Applications
1 64 (26.78%) MS Office
2 30 (12.55%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.93%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (1.67%) InDesign
5 4 (1.67%) InVision
5 4 (1.67%) SOLIDWORKS
6 3 (1.26%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.84%) Autodesk Flame
7 2 (0.84%) Maya
7 2 (0.84%) MS Project
7 2 (0.84%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.84%) NUKE
8 1 (0.42%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.95%) Office 365
2 17 (7.11%) G Suite
3 5 (2.09%) GitHub
4 4 (1.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 3 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.26%) Google Drive
5 3 (1.26%) Google Play
5 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.26%) SaaS
6 2 (0.84%) iTunes
6 2 (0.84%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.84%) Slack
7 1 (0.42%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.42%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.42%) Heroku
7 1 (0.42%) IaaS
7 1 (0.42%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.42%) PaaS
7 1 (0.42%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.21%) TCP/IP
2 20 (8.37%) Wireless
3 19 (7.95%) LAN
4 18 (7.53%) Wi-Fi
5 17 (7.11%) DHCP
5 17 (7.11%) DNS
6 11 (4.60%) Internet
6 11 (4.60%) VPN
7 10 (4.18%) Ethernet
8 9 (3.77%) WAN
9 8 (3.35%) PBX
9 8 (3.35%) VoIP
10 7 (2.93%) Firewall
10 7 (2.93%) Skype
11 5 (2.09%) SAN
12 4 (1.67%) LDAP
13 3 (1.26%) Remote Desktop
14 2 (0.84%) Telepresence
14 2 (0.84%) WebEx
14 2 (0.84%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.51%) Mixpanel
2 4 (1.67%) MySQL
2 4 (1.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.26%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.84%) FileMaker
4 2 (0.84%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.42%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 29 (12.13%) Git (software)
2 17 (7.11%) Xcode
3 14 (5.86%) Jenkins
4 13 (5.44%) JIRA
5 7 (2.93%) Android Studio
6 6 (2.51%) CircleCI
6 6 (2.51%) CocoaPods
6 6 (2.51%) git-flow
6 6 (2.51%) Travis CI
7 4 (1.67%) Axure RP
7 4 (1.67%) Selenium
7 4 (1.67%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.84%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.84%) JUnit
8 2 (0.84%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.84%) Subversion
9 1 (0.42%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.42%) MSI
9 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (8.79%) Finance
2 13 (5.44%) Retail
3 10 (4.18%) Games
4 8 (3.35%) Banking
5 7 (2.93%) Advertising
6 6 (2.51%) Marketing
7 3 (1.26%) Legal
8 2 (0.84%) Law
8 2 (0.84%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.84%) Publishing
9 1 (0.42%) Back Office
9 1 (0.42%) Electronics
9 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (23.85%) Developer
2 40 (16.74%) iOS Developer
2 40 (16.74%) Support Engineer
3 36 (15.06%) Analyst
4 34 (14.23%) Desktop Support
5 30 (12.55%) IT Support
6 26 (10.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 22 (9.21%) IT Engineer
8 20 (8.37%) Desktop Engineer
9 19 (7.95%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 19 (7.95%) IT Support Engineer
10 18 (7.53%) Senior Developer
11 17 (7.11%) Mac Engineer
11 17 (7.11%) Windows Engineer
12 16 (6.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 15 (6.28%) Support Analyst
14 14 (5.86%) Windows Support Engineer
15 12 (5.02%) QA Engineer
15 12 (5.02%) Service Analyst
15 12 (5.02%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.04%) Core Data
2 22 (9.21%) REST
3 20 (8.37%) HTML
4 19 (7.95%) JSON
5 17 (7.11%) HTML5
6 15 (6.28%) CSS
7 10 (4.18%) CSS3
8 7 (2.93%) iOS SDK
9 6 (2.51%) jQuery
9 6 (2.51%) RESTful
9 6 (2.51%) XML
10 5 (2.09%) UIKit
11 4 (1.67%) Android SDK
11 4 (1.67%) Apache Cordova
11 4 (1.67%) Cocoa
11 4 (1.67%) Core Animation
11 4 (1.67%) PhoneGap
11 4 (1.67%) React
11 4 (1.67%) SOAP
12 3 (1.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 34 (14.23%) Mobile App
2 27 (11.30%) Blackberry
3 20 (8.37%) User Experience
4 19 (7.95%) iPad
5 18 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (5.44%) Management Information System
6 13 (5.44%) Video Conferencing
7 12 (5.02%) iPhone
8 9 (3.77%) Smartphone
9 8 (3.35%) Client/Server
9 8 (3.35%) Data Centre
10 7 (2.93%) Cloud Native
10 7 (2.93%) Computer Science
11 5 (2.09%) Apple TV
12 4 (1.67%) Video on Demand
13 3 (1.26%) Animation
13 3 (1.26%) RSA SecurID
14 2 (0.84%) Fat Client
14 2 (0.84%) Online Games
14 2 (0.84%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 129 (53.97%) Windows
2 112 (46.86%) Apple iOS
3 85 (35.56%) Windows 7
4 62 (25.94%) Android
5 29 (12.13%) Mac OS X
5 29 (12.13%) Windows 10
6 24 (10.04%) Linux
7 23 (9.62%) Windows 8
8 19 (7.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (6.69%) Mac OS
10 14 (5.86%) Windows Server
11 13 (5.44%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (5.44%) Windows XP
12 8 (3.35%) Ubuntu
12 8 (3.35%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (2.93%) Unix
14 5 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (1.67%) CentOS
15 4 (1.67%) Mac OS X Server
16 2 (0.84%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (24.27%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (19.25%) iOS Development
3 45 (18.83%) ITIL
4 20 (8.37%) Change Management
5 17 (7.11%) Mobile Development
5 17 (7.11%) Workflow
6 15 (6.28%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (5.86%) TDD
8 13 (5.44%) Patch Management
8 13 (5.44%) Unit Testing
8 13 (5.44%) Use Case
9 12 (5.02%) Time Management
10 11 (4.60%) Android Development
10 11 (4.60%) Test Automation
11 10 (4.18%) Mobile Device Management
11 10 (4.18%) Pair Programming
11 10 (4.18%) Validation
12 9 (3.77%) Service Delivery
12 9 (3.77%) Software Distribution
13 8 (3.35%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (21.34%) Apple Swift
2 46 (19.25%) Objective-C
3 14 (5.86%) Bash Shell
4 13 (5.44%) PowerShell
4 13 (5.44%) Python
5 12 (5.02%) JavaScript
6 11 (4.60%) Java
7 7 (2.93%) C
7 7 (2.93%) SQL
8 5 (2.09%) C++
8 5 (2.09%) Perl
9 3 (1.26%) Scala
9 3 (1.26%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.84%) Ruby
11 1 (0.42%) C#
11 1 (0.42%) ES6
11 1 (0.42%) VC++
Qualifications
1 20 (8.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (7.53%) Degree
3 16 (6.69%) MCSE
4 15 (6.28%) MCP
5 9 (3.77%) MCDST
5 9 (3.77%) MCSA
6 8 (3.35%) ACDT
6 8 (3.35%) ACHDS
6 8 (3.35%) ACTC
6 8 (3.35%) DBS Check
6 8 (3.35%) MCSM
6 8 (3.35%) Network+ Certification
7 7 (2.93%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.09%) CCNA
8 5 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.67%) ISEB
9 4 (1.67%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.67%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.26%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.37%) QA
2 9 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 90 (37.66%) Active Directory
2 15 (6.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.44%) XenApp
4 11 (4.60%) XenDesktop
5 8 (3.35%) BitLocker
5 8 (3.35%) Virtual Servers
5 8 (3.35%) Xen
6 7 (2.93%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.67%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.67%) VirtualBox
8 3 (1.26%) vSphere
9 2 (0.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.84%) StorNext
9 2 (0.84%) Xsan
10 1 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 19 (7.95%) SCCM
2 18 (7.53%) HockeyApp
3 10 (4.18%) Jamf Pro
3 10 (4.18%) WSUS
4 7 (2.93%) AirWatch
5 6 (2.51%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (2.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (1.67%) Puppet
7 2 (0.84%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.84%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.42%) Ansible
8 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.42%) QRadar
8 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.42%) WMI
8 1 (0.42%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 73 (30.54%) Microsoft
2 43 (17.99%) Citrix
3 39 (16.32%) Google
4 26 (10.88%) Cisco
5 25 (10.46%) HP
6 22 (9.21%) VMware
7 19 (7.95%) Dell
8 18 (7.53%) Adobe
9 16 (6.69%) Symantec
10 13 (5.44%) ServiceNow
11 8 (3.35%) Lotus
11 8 (3.35%) MobileIron
12 7 (2.93%) Red Hat
13 6 (2.51%) Avaya
13 6 (2.51%) Coremetrics
13 6 (2.51%) LANDesk
13 6 (2.51%) Toshiba
14 4 (1.67%) Polycom
15 3 (1.26%) NetApp
15 3 (1.26%) Remedy
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