Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 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
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 394 333 278
Rank change year-on-year -61 -55 +58
Contract jobs citing Apple 193 78 265
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.51% 0.43% 0.88%
As % of the Vendors category 1.41% 1.12% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 58 184
10th Percentile £145 £176 £130
25th Percentile £180 £228 £162
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £260 £423 £243
Median % change year-on-year -38.46% +74.23% +18.29%
75th Percentile £500 £475 £461
90th Percentile £595 £550 £534
England median daily rate £240 £300 £222
% change year-on-year -20.00% +35.14% +3.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 3 21
10th Percentile - £22.80 £16.08
25th Percentile £13.88 £23.25 £18.70
Median hourly rate £19.50 £24.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -18.75% +20.00% +7.53%
75th Percentile £25.50 £48.88 £26.75
90th Percentile - £63.80 £54.75
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £16.95
% change year-on-year - +6.19% +9.35%

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 13,701 6,943 11,840
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 36.43% 38.58% 39.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,493 4,708 8,192
10th Percentile £343 £300 £256
25th Percentile £450 £400 £376
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £663 £588 £588
90th Percentile £750 £675 £675
England median daily rate £520 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +12.43% +2.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 69 209
10th Percentile £14.83 £12.76 £12.49
25th Percentile £20.89 £20.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate £32.00 £26.65 £20.86
Median % change year-on-year +20.08% +27.76% +9.79%
75th Percentile £49.25 £51.00 £29.96
90th Percentile £58.38 £64.30 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £23.24 £18.50
% change year-on-year -13.92% +25.59% +5.71%

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 28 January 2022.

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 28 January 2022.

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 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -40 28 £225 -18.18% 18
West London -15 14 £160 -37.25% 7
South London - 8 £189 - 7
East London - 1 £313 - 4
Apple
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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.

1 120 (62.18%) Windows
2 73 (37.82%) Microsoft 365
3 70 (36.27%) Microsoft
4 62 (32.12%) Windows 10
5 61 (31.61%) Active Directory
6 53 (27.46%) Apple iOS
7 43 (22.28%) Microsoft Office
8 42 (21.76%) Social Skills
9 38 (19.69%) Mac OS
10 34 (17.62%) Android
11 27 (13.99%) Problem-Solving
12 23 (11.92%) SCCM
12 23 (11.92%) iOS Development
13 22 (11.40%) Apple Swift
14 21 (10.88%) Windows 7
14 21 (10.88%) Azure
14 21 (10.88%) Mac OS X
15 20 (10.36%) ITIL
15 20 (10.36%) Asset Management
16 19 (9.84%) Google
16 19 (9.84%) Jamf Pro
16 19 (9.84%) ServiceNow
17 18 (9.33%) Mobile App
17 18 (9.33%) Windows Server
17 18 (9.33%) Cisco
17 18 (9.33%) VMware
18 17 (8.81%) Finance
19 16 (8.29%) Dell
19 16 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
20 15 (7.77%) 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 7 (3.63%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.11%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.11%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.04%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (0.52%) Confluence
4 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.52%) MTS
4 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 43 (22.28%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (3.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.55%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.52%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (0.52%) iWork
6 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.52%) ProjectWise
6 1 (0.52%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Eikon
2 1 (0.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 73 (37.82%) Microsoft 365
2 21 (10.88%) Azure
3 10 (5.18%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (4.15%) Google Workspace
5 5 (2.59%) GitHub
5 5 (2.59%) Google Play
6 3 (1.55%) Apple Pay
6 3 (1.55%) Bitrise
6 3 (1.55%) GCP
6 3 (1.55%) Mimecast
6 3 (1.55%) NuGet
6 3 (1.55%) SaaS
7 2 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (1.04%) AWS
7 2 (1.04%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.04%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.04%) Power Platform
7 2 (1.04%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.52%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.52%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.74%) DNS
1 13 (6.74%) LAN
2 11 (5.70%) DHCP
2 11 (5.70%) WAN
3 10 (5.18%) VPN
4 8 (4.15%) Internet
4 8 (4.15%) SAN
4 8 (4.15%) Skype
5 7 (3.63%) Firewall
6 6 (3.11%) Junos
6 6 (3.11%) VoIP
7 5 (2.59%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (2.59%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (2.07%) Network Security
8 4 (2.07%) Telepresence
9 3 (1.55%) VLAN
10 2 (1.04%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (0.52%) 2G
11 1 (0.52%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.52%) Big Data
3 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.52%) Power BI
3 1 (0.52%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 9 (4.66%) Xcode
2 7 (3.63%) JIRA
3 6 (3.11%) Selenium
4 5 (2.59%) fastlane
4 5 (2.59%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.55%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.04%) GCC
6 2 (1.04%) Subversion
7 1 (0.52%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.52%) CocoaPods
7 1 (0.52%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.52%) Gatling
7 1 (0.52%) GitLab
7 1 (0.52%) Gradle
7 1 (0.52%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.52%) Postman
7 1 (0.52%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 42 (21.76%) Social Skills
2 17 (8.81%) Finance
3 16 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.66%) Banking
5 8 (4.15%) Presentation Skills
6 7 (3.63%) Retail
7 5 (2.59%) Marketing
7 5 (2.59%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.07%) Organisational Skills
9 3 (1.55%) Influencing Skills
9 3 (1.55%) Law
9 3 (1.55%) Retail Banking
10 2 (1.04%) Advertising
10 2 (1.04%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.04%) Multimedia
10 2 (1.04%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.52%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.52%) Games
11 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (27.98%) Support Engineer
2 32 (16.58%) Developer
3 28 (14.51%) Analyst
4 24 (12.44%) IT Support
5 18 (9.33%) Mac Engineer
6 17 (8.81%) 2nd Line Support
7 15 (7.77%) Desktop Support
7 15 (7.77%) iOS Developer
7 15 (7.77%) IT Engineer
8 14 (7.25%) Desktop Engineer
8 14 (7.25%) Support Analyst
9 13 (6.74%) Service Analyst
9 13 (6.74%) Service Desk Analyst
10 12 (6.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 12 (6.22%) IT Support Engineer
11 9 (4.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (4.66%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 9 (4.66%) React Developer
11 9 (4.66%) Senior Developer
12 8 (4.15%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.18%) CSS
2 9 (4.66%) React
3 7 (3.63%) RESTful
3 7 (3.63%) Web Services
4 6 (3.11%) HTML
5 5 (2.59%) Enzyme
5 5 (2.59%) iOS SDK
5 5 (2.59%) Jest
5 5 (2.59%) Next.js
5 5 (2.59%) React Native
5 5 (2.59%) RxSwift
5 5 (2.59%) Sass
6 4 (2.07%) .NET
6 4 (2.07%) Cocoa
6 4 (2.07%) Cocoa Touch
7 3 (1.55%) Apache Flex
7 3 (1.55%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.55%) Core Data
7 3 (1.55%) Node.js
7 3 (1.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.33%) Mobile App
2 15 (7.77%) iPhone
3 14 (7.25%) iPad
4 11 (5.70%) Video Conferencing
5 9 (4.66%) Blackberry
5 9 (4.66%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (4.66%) User Experience
6 8 (4.15%) Smartphone
7 6 (3.11%) Apple TV
8 5 (2.59%) BYOD
8 5 (2.59%) Hedge funds
8 5 (2.59%) Over-the-Top Content
8 5 (2.59%) Video on Demand
8 5 (2.59%) Video\Live Streaming
8 5 (2.59%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.55%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.55%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.55%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.55%) Handset
10 2 (1.04%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 120 (62.18%) Windows
2 62 (32.12%) Windows 10
3 53 (27.46%) Apple iOS
4 38 (19.69%) Mac OS
5 34 (17.62%) Android
6 21 (10.88%) Mac OS X
6 21 (10.88%) Windows 7
7 18 (9.33%) Windows Server
8 12 (6.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (5.18%) Linux
9 10 (5.18%) Windows Server 2019
10 6 (3.11%) Windows 8
10 6 (3.11%) Windows Server 2016
11 5 (2.59%) tvOS
11 5 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (13.99%) Problem-Solving
2 23 (11.92%) iOS Development
3 20 (10.36%) Asset Management
3 20 (10.36%) ITIL
4 15 (7.77%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (7.25%) Service Management
6 12 (6.22%) ITSM
7 11 (5.70%) Unit Testing
8 10 (5.18%) TDD
9 8 (4.15%) Coaching
9 8 (4.15%) Computer Science
10 7 (3.63%) Antivirus Management
10 7 (3.63%) CI/CD
10 7 (3.63%) Problem Management
10 7 (3.63%) Service Delivery
11 6 (3.11%) Clean Code
11 6 (3.11%) E-Commerce
11 6 (3.11%) Incident Management
11 6 (3.11%) Performance Testing
11 6 (3.11%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.40%) Apple Swift
2 13 (6.74%) JavaScript
3 9 (4.66%) Objective-C
3 9 (4.66%) SQL
4 6 (3.11%) PHP
4 6 (3.11%) Python
5 2 (1.04%) C#
5 2 (1.04%) C++
5 2 (1.04%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.52%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.52%) C
6 1 (0.52%) Java
6 1 (0.52%) Kotlin
6 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (6.74%) Degree
2 9 (4.66%) DBS Check
3 8 (4.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (3.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.59%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.59%) MCSA
5 5 (2.59%) MCSE
6 4 (2.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.55%) ACSP
7 3 (1.55%) CCNA
7 3 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.52%) ISEB
8 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.74%) SLA
2 3 (1.55%) Accessibility
System Software
1 61 (31.61%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.18%) Virtual Desktop
4 9 (4.66%) VMware Workstation
4 9 (4.66%) vSphere
5 3 (1.55%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.52%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 23 (11.92%) SCCM
2 19 (9.84%) Jamf Pro
3 13 (6.74%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.52%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.52%) Grafana
5 1 (0.52%) Kibana
5 1 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 70 (36.27%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.84%) Google
2 19 (9.84%) ServiceNow
3 18 (9.33%) Cisco
3 18 (9.33%) VMware
4 16 (8.29%) Dell
5 15 (7.77%) Citrix
6 10 (5.18%) Polycom
7 8 (4.15%) Adobe
7 8 (4.15%) HP
8 7 (3.63%) Oracle
9 6 (3.11%) Juniper
9 6 (3.11%) Kaspersky
9 6 (3.11%) Veeam
10 5 (2.59%) Avaya
10 5 (2.59%) McAfee
10 5 (2.59%) Roku
11 3 (1.55%) Facebook
11 3 (1.55%) Instagram
11 3 (1.55%) Xamarin