The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 63 69 65
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4  
Contract jobs citing Apple 6 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.81% 0.13% 0.95%
As % of the Vendors category 1.64% 0.31% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £276 £120 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +130.20% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £316 £356 £225
% change year-on-year -11.22% +58.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Milton Keynes.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 366 322 401
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 49.66% 42.82% 47.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 179 169
Median daily rate £425 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 10
Median hourly rate £10.80 £19.38 £16.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.25% +20.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.27 £9.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Apple in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple in Milton Keynes

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apple in Milton Keynes

Apple
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apple in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple in Milton Keynes

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Apple.

1 5 (71.43%) Apple iOS
1 5 (71.43%) iOS SDK
1 5 (71.43%) iOS Development
1 5 (71.43%) Apple Swift
2 4 (57.14%) JSON
2 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 4 (57.14%) RESTful
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) OO
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Objective-C
3 3 (42.86%) git-flow
3 3 (42.86%) Mobile Development
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Smartphone
4 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 2 (28.57%) CMDB
4 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
4 2 (28.57%) Wyse
4 2 (28.57%) Handset
4 2 (28.57%) MCP
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) git-flow
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) iOS Developer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Deskside Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Deskside Support
2 1 (14.29%) Deskside Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) iOS SDK
2 4 (57.14%) JSON
2 4 (57.14%) RESTful
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) CMDB
1 2 (28.57%) Handset
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Smartphone
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Apple iOS
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) iOS Development
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Mobile Development
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) MVVM
5 1 (14.29%) OOD
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Apple Swift
2 3 (42.86%) Objective-C
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCP
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Wyse