The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 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
England / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 221 231 257
Rank change year-on-year +10 +26  
Contract jobs citing Apple 33 31 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.43% 0.35% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.87% 0.71% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 14
Median daily rate £300 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £141 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £450 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £329 £313
% change year-on-year -24.01% +5.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.50 £12.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.02% +56.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £13.90 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £19.90 £12.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £19.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year -27.84% +31.66%  

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 the South East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3806 4343 4469
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 49.16% 48.46% 47.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2117 2545 2436
Median daily rate £413 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 219 244
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.81 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.21% -0.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple in the South East

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple in the South East over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apple in the South East

Apple
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple in the South East

Apple
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple in the South East over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Apple in the South East

Apple
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Buckinghamshire -3 13 £388 - 2
Surrey +15 10 £350 +77.21% 4
Hampshire +13 4 £95 -45.40% 4
Oxfordshire - 4 £275 - 7
Berkshire +18 1 - - 2
West Sussex -1 1 £140 -68.88%
Apple
England

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

1 32 (37.65%) Android
2 29 (34.12%) Apple Swift
2 29 (34.12%) Windows
3 28 (32.94%) Apple iOS
4 25 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (27.06%) Objective-C
5 23 (27.06%) Microsoft
6 21 (24.71%) Active Directory
6 21 (24.71%) Mobile Development
7 20 (23.53%) Mobile App
7 20 (23.53%) Finance
8 19 (22.35%) Microsoft Office
9 17 (20.00%) iOS Development
9 17 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (18.82%) Xcode
11 15 (17.65%) Scrum
11 15 (17.65%) Publishing
11 15 (17.65%) Project Management
11 15 (17.65%) Coaching
11 15 (17.65%) Android Studio
11 15 (17.65%) LTE
11 15 (17.65%) Service Design
12 14 (16.47%) iOS SDK
12 14 (16.47%) Windows 7
12 14 (16.47%) Java
13 13 (15.29%) Git (software)
13 13 (15.29%) Degree
14 12 (14.12%) XML
15 11 (12.94%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (12.94%) GSM

Apple
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.35%) Alfresco
2 2 (2.35%) Apache
2 2 (2.35%) CMS
2 2 (2.35%) Drupal
2 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.35%) IIS
2 2 (2.35%) Liferay
2 2 (2.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.18%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 19 (22.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.35%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.41%) Office 365
2 1 (1.18%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.65%) LTE
2 11 (12.94%) GSM
2 11 (12.94%) HSPA
2 11 (12.94%) VPN
2 11 (12.94%) WCDMA
3 8 (9.41%) TCP/IP
4 7 (8.24%) WAN
5 5 (5.88%) Wireless
6 4 (4.71%) LAN
6 4 (4.71%) VoIP
7 2 (2.35%) Network Security
7 2 (2.35%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.18%) 3GPP
8 1 (1.18%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.18%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (1.18%) DHCP
8 1 (1.18%) DNS
8 1 (1.18%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.18%) SNMP
8 1 (1.18%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.35%) MySQL
2 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (18.82%) Xcode
2 15 (17.65%) Android Studio
3 13 (15.29%) Git (software)
4 9 (10.59%) git-flow
5 4 (4.71%) Subversion
6 3 (3.53%) Trac
7 2 (2.35%) JIRA
8 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.18%) Selenium
General
1 20 (23.53%) Finance
2 15 (17.65%) Publishing
3 9 (10.59%) Banking
4 7 (8.24%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.53%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (24.71%) Developer
2 18 (21.18%) Support Engineer
3 17 (20.00%) iOS Developer
4 15 (17.65%) Architect
5 12 (14.12%) 2nd Line Support
6 11 (12.94%) Desktop Support
7 9 (10.59%) IT Support
8 8 (9.41%) Desktop Engineer
8 8 (9.41%) Mac Engineer
9 7 (8.24%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 7 (8.24%) Designer
9 7 (8.24%) Mobile Designer
9 7 (8.24%) Mobile UI Designer
9 7 (8.24%) Service Desk Support
9 7 (8.24%) UI Designer
10 6 (7.06%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (7.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 6 (7.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (7.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 6 (7.06%) Objective-C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.47%) iOS SDK
2 12 (14.12%) XML
3 10 (11.76%) JSON
4 9 (10.59%) RESTful
5 7 (8.24%) Web Services
6 4 (4.71%) SOAP
7 3 (3.53%) .NET
8 2 (2.35%) REST
8 2 (2.35%) WAP
9 1 (1.18%) Ajax
9 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (1.18%) HTML
9 1 (1.18%) HTML5
9 1 (1.18%) jQuery
9 1 (1.18%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (1.18%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.53%) Mobile App
2 17 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.24%) Animation
3 7 (8.24%) Smartphone
3 7 (8.24%) User Experience
4 4 (4.71%) RSA SecurID
5 3 (3.53%) Handset
5 3 (3.53%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.35%) CCTV
6 2 (2.35%) CMDB
6 2 (2.35%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.35%) EPoS
7 1 (1.18%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.18%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.18%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 32 (37.65%) Android
2 29 (34.12%) Windows
3 28 (32.94%) Apple iOS
4 14 (16.47%) Windows 7
5 8 (9.41%) Windows Server
6 6 (7.06%) Windows 10
7 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (5.88%) Windows XP
8 4 (4.71%) Linux
8 4 (4.71%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.35%) Mac OS
10 2 (2.35%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (24.71%) Mobile Development
3 17 (20.00%) iOS Development
4 15 (17.65%) Coaching
4 15 (17.65%) Project Management
4 15 (17.65%) Scrum
4 15 (17.65%) Service Design
5 11 (12.94%) Mentoring
5 11 (12.94%) Problem Management
5 11 (12.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (9.41%) Incident Management
6 8 (9.41%) ITIL
7 7 (8.24%) OO
7 7 (8.24%) TDD
8 5 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (5.88%) Front End Development
8 5 (5.88%) Typography
9 4 (4.71%) Android Development
9 4 (4.71%) Break/Fix
9 4 (4.71%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 29 (34.12%) Apple Swift
2 23 (27.06%) Objective-C
3 14 (16.47%) Java
4 2 (2.35%) SQL
4 2 (2.35%) VBScript
5 1 (1.18%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (15.29%) Degree
2 10 (11.76%) Numerate Degree
3 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.88%) MCSE
5 3 (3.53%) MCP
5 3 (3.53%) MCSA
6 2 (2.35%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.35%) DBS Check
6 2 (2.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.35%) MCTS
6 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.18%) ACMT
7 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.94%) QA
2 5 (5.88%) SLA
3 1 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 21 (24.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.88%) SCCM
2 2 (2.35%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.18%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.18%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 23 (27.06%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.59%) HP
3 6 (7.06%) Dell
4 4 (4.71%) Toshiba
5 3 (3.53%) Google
6 2 (2.35%) Adobe
6 2 (2.35%) Cisco
6 2 (2.35%) Citrix
6 2 (2.35%) IBM
6 2 (2.35%) OpenText
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle
6 2 (2.35%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.35%) Snow
6 2 (2.35%) Sophos
6 2 (2.35%) Wyse
7 1 (1.18%) BMC
7 1 (1.18%) CommVault
7 1 (1.18%) Lotus
7 1 (1.18%) Remedy
7 1 (1.18%) VMware
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £24,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago