The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple
UK / Scotland
Rank 99 127 126
Rank change year-on-year +28 -1  
Contract jobs citing Apple 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.23% 0.12% 0.072%
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% 0.28% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £500 £275 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +81.81% +83.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £350 £225
% change year-on-year -12.85% +55.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £13.75 £13.00
% change year-on-year +1.81% +5.76%  

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 Scotland.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 751 1058 1012
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 43.41% 41.07% 36.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 578 533
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 33
Median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.23% +168.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.64 £13.80 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple in Scotland

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple in Scotland over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apple in Scotland

Apple
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple in Scotland

Apple
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 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
Edinburgh +19 2 £500 +37.93% 3
Glasgow +4 1 £308 +167.39% 2
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Apple
UK

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Apple.

1 7 (70.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) Objective-C
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (40.00%) iOS Development
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (30.00%) Apple Swift
4 3 (30.00%) SCCM
4 3 (30.00%) Cocoa
4 3 (30.00%) Android
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) SLA
5 2 (20.00%) VoIP
5 2 (20.00%) DHCP
5 2 (20.00%) OO
5 2 (20.00%) SOAP
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) Dell
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Confluence
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) SaaS
2 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DHCP
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (10.00%) FTP
2 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) iOS Developer
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) IT Support
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) IT Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Cocoa
2 2 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (20.00%) Core Data
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) HTML5
2 2 (20.00%) iOS SDK
2 2 (20.00%) jQuery
2 2 (20.00%) JSON
2 2 (20.00%) REST
2 2 (20.00%) SOAP
2 2 (20.00%) UIKit
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) iPad
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Apple TV
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) Android
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Email Filtering
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Objective-C
2 3 (30.00%) Apple Swift
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Dell
2 2 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) Mitel
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Xerox
3 1 (10.00%) Adobe
3 1 (10.00%) Canon
3 1 (10.00%) CommVault
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