The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 28 June 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.

Apple
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 - 68
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Apple 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.17% - 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% - 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £325 £325
% change year-on-year -23.07% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £19.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year -27.84% +36.20%  

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 Reading.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 278 430 450
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 48.18% 49.03% 54.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 480 366
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £188 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 44 70
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -7.19%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.25 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £43.28 £24.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Apple as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Apple in Reading

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple in Reading

Apple
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Reading region with a requirement for Apple.

1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) GSM
1 3 (75.00%) WCDMA
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Publishing
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (75.00%) Xcode
1 3 (75.00%) Objective-C
1 3 (75.00%) QA
1 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (75.00%) Android
1 3 (75.00%) HSPA
1 3 (75.00%) LTE
1 3 (75.00%) Android Studio
1 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (75.00%) Coaching
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile Development
1 3 (75.00%) Apple Swift
1 3 (75.00%) Service Design
2 2 (50.00%) Numerate Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery

Apple
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) GSM
1 3 (75.00%) HSPA
1 3 (75.00%) LTE
1 3 (75.00%) WCDMA
2 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Android Studio
1 3 (75.00%) Xcode
General
1 3 (75.00%) Publishing
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Coaching
1 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile Development
1 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Service Design
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Apple Swift
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft