Period
to 10 April 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 10 April 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
10 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 347 305 391
Rank change year-on-year -42 +86 -61
Contract jobs citing Apple 88 172 235
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.41% 0.70% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 1.08% 1.79% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 110 143
10th Percentile £167 £127 £121
25th Percentile £216 £157 £155
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £423 £225 £220
Median % change year-on-year +87.78% +2.27% +10.00%
75th Percentile £500 £438 £418
90th Percentile £575 £539 £506
England median daily rate £290 £200 £234
% change year-on-year +45.00% -14.44% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 32
10th Percentile £28.73 £14.79 £12.50
25th Percentile £35.81 £18.70 £12.69
Median hourly rate £48.25 £22.50 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year +114.44% +20.32% -0.80%
75th Percentile £61.31 £26.88 £24.69
90th Percentile £68.78 £47.61 £26.75
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year +5.88% +14.48% +6.07%

Apple is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all 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 8,186 9,586 16,943
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.78% 38.99% 39.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,480 6,571 11,485
10th Percentile £323 £260 £293
25th Percentile £413 £385 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £600 £600 £595
90th Percentile £688 £694 £675
England median daily rate £475 £450 £455
% change year-on-year +5.56% -1.10% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 177 252
10th Percentile £15.95 £12.44 £12.75
25th Percentile £21.37 £18.00 £16.21
Median hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £20.41
Median % change year-on-year +27.91% +5.33% -4.45%
75th Percentile £50.81 £33.38 £30.00
90th Percentile £66.95 £50.00 £46.32
England median hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +18.92% +5.71% +0.40%

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 10 April 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 10 April 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 10 April 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 +33 7 £550 +168.29% 12
West London +27 7 £255 +27.50% 2
East London +28 2 £211 -6.11% 6
Apple
England

For the 6 months to 10 April 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 35 (39.77%) Apple iOS
2 27 (30.68%) Windows
3 26 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (26.14%) Google
5 21 (23.86%) Android
5 21 (23.86%) Apple Swift
6 20 (22.73%) JavaScript
6 20 (22.73%) Microsoft
7 17 (19.32%) Microsoft 365
8 16 (18.18%) iPad
8 16 (18.18%) Azure
8 16 (18.18%) iPhone
8 16 (18.18%) PHP
8 16 (18.18%) Finance
9 15 (17.05%) Git (software)
9 15 (17.05%) iOS Development
9 15 (17.05%) Windows 10
10 14 (15.91%) DevOps
10 14 (15.91%) Jest
10 14 (15.91%) Unit Testing
10 14 (15.91%) Mac OS X
11 13 (14.77%) CSS
11 13 (14.77%) Mac OS
11 13 (14.77%) React
12 12 (13.64%) User Experience
12 12 (13.64%) React Native
12 12 (13.64%) Windows Server
12 12 (13.64%) .NET
12 12 (13.64%) Active Directory
12 12 (13.64%) Xcode

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 (5.68%) Confluence
1 5 (5.68%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.55%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.41%) WordPress
4 2 (2.27%) Apache
4 2 (2.27%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (2.27%) Drupal
4 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.27%) IIS
4 2 (2.27%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.14%) Mule
Applications
1 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.27%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (2.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.27%) Adobe Premiere
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.27%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.14%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.14%) ScreenFlow
3 1 (1.14%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.32%) Microsoft 365
2 16 (18.18%) Azure
3 8 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (5.68%) GitHub
5 4 (4.55%) AWS
5 4 (4.55%) Google Play
6 3 (3.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 3 (3.41%) Apple Pay
6 3 (3.41%) SaaS
7 2 (2.27%) Firebase
7 2 (2.27%) IaaS
7 2 (2.27%) OpenShift
7 2 (2.27%) PaaS
8 1 (1.14%) Google Pay
8 1 (1.14%) Google Workspace
8 1 (1.14%) OneDrive
8 1 (1.14%) Power Platform
8 1 (1.14%) PowerApps
8 1 (1.14%) Slack
8 1 (1.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.82%) LAN
2 5 (5.68%) DNS
2 5 (5.68%) WAN
3 4 (4.55%) Firewall
3 4 (4.55%) Internet
3 4 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.41%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (3.41%) DHCP
4 3 (3.41%) IP Telephony
5 2 (2.27%) HTTPS
5 2 (2.27%) Intranet
5 2 (2.27%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (2.27%) SAN
5 2 (2.27%) Skype
5 2 (2.27%) VoIP
5 2 (2.27%) VPN
6 1 (1.14%) SD-WAN
6 1 (1.14%) Telepresence
6 1 (1.14%) WebEx
6 1 (1.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.27%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.27%) MySQL
2 2 (2.27%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (17.05%) Git (software)
2 12 (13.64%) Xcode
3 9 (10.23%) fastlane
4 7 (7.95%) Jenkins
4 7 (7.95%) JIRA
5 6 (6.82%) CocoaPods
6 3 (3.41%) Android Studio
6 3 (3.41%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (2.27%) Bitbucket Server
7 2 (2.27%) CircleCI
7 2 (2.27%) Crashlytics
7 2 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (2.27%) SonarQube
7 2 (2.27%) Travis CI
8 1 (1.14%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.14%) Subversion
General
1 16 (18.18%) Finance
2 5 (5.68%) Banking
2 5 (5.68%) Marketing
2 5 (5.68%) Retail
3 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.27%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.14%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (1.14%) Publishing
4 1 (1.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (42.05%) Developer
2 17 (19.32%) React Developer
3 13 (14.77%) iOS Developer
4 8 (9.09%) Desktop Support
5 7 (7.95%) Full Stack Developer
5 7 (7.95%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) Architect
7 4 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (4.55%) Analyst
7 4 (4.55%) Node.js Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.41%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.41%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (3.41%) Consultant
8 3 (3.41%) IT Support
8 3 (3.41%) Mac Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Support Specialist
9 2 (2.27%) Applications Specialist
9 2 (2.27%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 2 (2.27%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.91%) Jest
2 13 (14.77%) CSS
2 13 (14.77%) React
3 12 (13.64%) .NET
3 12 (13.64%) React Native
4 10 (11.36%) Enzyme
4 10 (11.36%) Node.js
5 9 (10.23%) ASP.NET
5 9 (10.23%) Express
5 9 (10.23%) Redux
5 9 (10.23%) REST
5 9 (10.23%) Ruby on Rails
6 8 (9.09%) Apollo GraphQL
6 8 (9.09%) GraphQL
6 8 (9.09%) UIKit
7 7 (7.95%) Next.js
7 7 (7.95%) Sass
8 6 (6.82%) HTML
8 6 (6.82%) OAuth
8 6 (6.82%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.18%) iPad
1 16 (18.18%) iPhone
2 12 (13.64%) User Experience
3 11 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 9 (10.23%) Apple TV
5 7 (7.95%) Over-the-Top Content
5 7 (7.95%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (5.68%) Data Structures
8 4 (4.55%) Animation
8 4 (4.55%) Social Media
9 3 (3.41%) BBC
9 3 (3.41%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (3.41%) Virtual Team
10 2 (2.27%) BYOD
10 2 (2.27%) NHS
10 2 (2.27%) Video\Live Streaming
11 1 (1.14%) Chromecast
11 1 (1.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 35 (39.77%) Apple iOS
2 27 (30.68%) Windows
3 21 (23.86%) Android
4 15 (17.05%) Windows 10
5 14 (15.91%) Mac OS X
6 13 (14.77%) Mac OS
7 12 (13.64%) Windows Server
8 5 (5.68%) Windows 7
8 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (4.55%) Linux
10 2 (2.27%) tvOS
10 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (17.05%) iOS Development
3 14 (15.91%) DevOps
3 14 (15.91%) Unit Testing
4 10 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (10.23%) API Development
5 9 (10.23%) ITIL
5 9 (10.23%) OO
5 9 (10.23%) Software Architecture
5 9 (10.23%) Software Engineering
5 9 (10.23%) TDD
5 9 (10.23%) Test Automation
6 8 (9.09%) OOP
7 7 (7.95%) Web Development
8 6 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (6.82%) Mobile Development
8 6 (6.82%) MVC
8 6 (6.82%) MVVM
9 5 (5.68%) Microservices
9 5 (5.68%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 21 (23.86%) Apple Swift
2 20 (22.73%) JavaScript
3 16 (18.18%) PHP
4 7 (7.95%) Objective-C
4 7 (7.95%) Shell Script
5 6 (6.82%) PowerShell
5 6 (6.82%) TypeScript
6 5 (5.68%) SQL
7 4 (4.55%) ES6
7 4 (4.55%) Java
8 3 (3.41%) C#
9 2 (2.27%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.27%) C
9 2 (2.27%) Python
9 2 (2.27%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.27%) VBScript
10 1 (1.14%) C++
10 1 (1.14%) Kotlin
10 1 (1.14%) Ruby
10 1 (1.14%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (2.27%) ACSP
2 2 (2.27%) Degree
2 2 (2.27%) MCSA
2 2 (2.27%) MCSE
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.27%) MOS
3 1 (1.14%) CCA
3 1 (1.14%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.14%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) SLA
2 2 (2.27%) QA
3 1 (1.14%) WAI
3 1 (1.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.41%) Docker
3 2 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.27%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.14%) XenApp
4 1 (1.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (7.95%) Jamf Pro
2 6 (6.82%) SCCM
3 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (3.41%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.27%) AirWatch
5 2 (2.27%) WMI
6 1 (1.14%) Ansible
6 1 (1.14%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.14%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 23 (26.14%) Google
2 20 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.23%) Cisco
3 9 (10.23%) Citrix
4 7 (7.95%) Roku
5 5 (5.68%) Adobe
5 5 (5.68%) VMware
6 4 (4.55%) ServiceNow
7 3 (3.41%) Facebook
7 3 (3.41%) Ivanti
7 3 (3.41%) Polycom
7 3 (3.41%) Sony
7 3 (3.41%) Yahoo!
8 2 (2.27%) Altiris
8 2 (2.27%) Avaya
8 2 (2.27%) F5
8 2 (2.27%) HP
8 2 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.27%) Sun
8 2 (2.27%) Wyse