Period
to 26 April 2019

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 6 months to 26 April 2019 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
6 months to
26 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 255 281 268
Rank change year-on-year +26 -13 +55
Contract jobs citing Apple 104 99 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.68% 0.59% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 1.45% 1.27% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 66 39
South East median daily rate £275 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% -31.03%
10th Percentile £131 £140 £123
90th Percentile £438 £423 £410
England median daily rate £250 £238 £334
% change year-on-year +5.26% -28.84% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 6
South East median hourly rate £13.10 £13.13 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.19% +0.96% -16.13%
10th Percentile £10.65 £11.00 £11.75
90th Percentile £21.13 £20.00 £17.88
England median hourly rate £14.85 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +6.07% - -12.50%

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 the South East.

All Vendors
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 7,197 7,768 7,596
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.77% 46.38% 49.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,244 4,434 4,256
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £255 £250 £250
90th Percentile £605 £575 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 294 370
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.45% +11.29% -13.76%
10th Percentile £10.61 £10.43 £9.30
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.69 £47.53
England median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.86% - -6.67%

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Apple as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 26 April 2019.

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 6 months to 26 April 2019.

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 6 months to 26 April 2019. 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
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +5 41 £275 -8.33% 5
Surrey +37 37 £275 -18.52%
Berkshire 0 17 £400 +48.15% 3
Buckinghamshire +27 14 £229 -32.22% 1
Oxfordshire +11 10 £275 -8.33% 1
Hampshire -6 9 £167 +16.84% 1
Kent +9 8 £105 -47.63% 2
West Sussex +4 5 £140 -67.06% 1
Middlesex +8 2 £120 -71.76%
East Sussex -9 2 £660 -
Apple
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 2019, 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 South East region with a requirement for Apple.

1 66 (63.46%) Windows
2 42 (40.38%) Apple iOS
3 38 (36.54%) Android
4 37 (35.58%) Microsoft
5 30 (28.85%) Windows 10
6 29 (27.88%) Office 365
7 24 (23.08%) Active Directory
8 22 (21.15%) Windows 7
9 21 (20.19%) SLA
9 21 (20.19%) Microsoft Office
10 20 (19.23%) Finance
10 20 (19.23%) Mobile App
11 19 (18.27%) ITIL
12 16 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
12 16 (15.38%) Google
12 16 (15.38%) SCCM
13 15 (14.42%) LAN
13 15 (14.42%) Problem-Solving
14 14 (13.46%) C#
14 14 (13.46%) JavaScript
14 14 (13.46%) TDD
15 13 (12.50%) C++
15 13 (12.50%) iOS Development
16 12 (11.54%) Xamarin
16 12 (11.54%) Mobile Development
16 12 (11.54%) Apple Swift
16 12 (11.54%) MCSA
16 12 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
17 11 (10.58%) VoIP
17 11 (10.58%) WAN

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 7 (6.73%) Skype for Business
2 5 (4.81%) Drupal
2 5 (4.81%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.85%) CMS
3 4 (3.85%) Confluence
4 2 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.92%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (20.19%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.96%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 29 (27.88%) Office 365
2 10 (9.62%) Google Play
3 8 (7.69%) GitHub
3 8 (7.69%) NuGet
4 5 (4.81%) Google Analytics
5 3 (2.88%) G Suite
6 2 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.92%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.92%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.92%) Serverless
6 2 (1.92%) Slack
7 1 (0.96%) Apple Pay
7 1 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.96%) SaaS
7 1 (0.96%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.42%) LAN
2 11 (10.58%) VoIP
2 11 (10.58%) WAN
3 10 (9.62%) Internet
3 10 (9.62%) TCP/IP
4 9 (8.65%) Skype
5 8 (7.69%) Intranet
5 8 (7.69%) IP Telephony
6 7 (6.73%) DNS
7 5 (4.81%) DHCP
7 5 (4.81%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (2.88%) WLAN
9 2 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (1.92%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.92%) MQTT
9 2 (1.92%) NAS
9 2 (1.92%) SAN
10 1 (0.96%) SMS
10 1 (0.96%) VPN
10 1 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.92%) Big Data
1 2 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (0.96%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (0.96%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.96%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.96%) RavenDB
2 1 (0.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (7.69%) JIRA
1 8 (7.69%) Subversion
1 8 (7.69%) Trac
1 8 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.77%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.92%) Android Studio
4 2 (1.92%) Appium
4 2 (1.92%) Gradle
4 2 (1.92%) IntelliJ
4 2 (1.92%) Maven
4 2 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.96%) JMeter
5 1 (0.96%) MSI
5 1 (0.96%) Selenium
5 1 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (19.23%) Finance
2 10 (9.62%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.77%) Publishing
4 4 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.88%) Electronics
6 2 (1.92%) Banking
6 2 (1.92%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.96%) Advertising
7 1 (0.96%) Legal
7 1 (0.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (31.73%) Support Engineer
2 28 (26.92%) Developer
3 17 (16.35%) Desktop Support
4 14 (13.46%) Analyst
4 14 (13.46%) Desktop Engineer
4 14 (13.46%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 10 (9.62%) iOS Developer
5 10 (9.62%) Mac Engineer
5 10 (9.62%) Xamarin Developer
6 9 (8.65%) Mobile Developer
6 9 (8.65%) Support Analyst
7 7 (6.73%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (6.73%) Service Desk Engineer
7 7 (6.73%) Technical Support
8 6 (5.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (5.77%) IT Support
8 6 (5.77%) Junior
8 6 (5.77%) Service Desk Support
8 6 (5.77%) Windows Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.73%) CSS
1 7 (6.73%) CSS3
1 7 (6.73%) HTML
1 7 (6.73%) HTML5
2 6 (5.77%) React
2 6 (5.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (3.85%) .NET
3 4 (3.85%) PhoneGap
4 3 (2.88%) Node.js
5 2 (1.92%) Android SDK
5 2 (1.92%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.92%) Apache Cordova
5 2 (1.92%) Ionic Framework
5 2 (1.92%) iOS SDK
5 2 (1.92%) JSON
5 2 (1.92%) React Native
5 2 (1.92%) RESTful
6 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.96%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.96%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.23%) Mobile App
2 16 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (6.73%) Handset
3 7 (6.73%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (6.73%) Smartphone
4 6 (5.77%) User Experience
5 5 (4.81%) Blackberry
5 5 (4.81%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.81%) iPhone
5 5 (4.81%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.88%) Social Media
7 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.96%) iPad
8 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.96%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 66 (63.46%) Windows
2 42 (40.38%) Apple iOS
3 38 (36.54%) Android
4 30 (28.85%) Windows 10
5 22 (21.15%) Windows 7
6 10 (9.62%) Mac OS X
7 9 (8.65%) Mac OS
8 3 (2.88%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.88%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.92%) Linux
9 2 (1.92%) Windows Server
9 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.27%) ITIL
2 15 (14.42%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (13.46%) TDD
4 13 (12.50%) iOS Development
5 12 (11.54%) Mobile Development
6 9 (8.65%) Android Development
6 9 (8.65%) Cross-Platform Development
6 9 (8.65%) Multithreading
6 9 (8.65%) Service Delivery
7 8 (7.69%) Migration
7 8 (7.69%) Open Source
8 7 (6.73%) Software Engineering
8 7 (6.73%) Time Management
9 6 (5.77%) Cross-Browser Development
9 6 (5.77%) Front End Development
9 6 (5.77%) MVVM
9 6 (5.77%) Web Development
10 5 (4.81%) Analytics
10 5 (4.81%) Progressive Web App
10 5 (4.81%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.46%) C#
1 14 (13.46%) JavaScript
2 13 (12.50%) C++
3 12 (11.54%) Apple Swift
4 9 (8.65%) Java
5 6 (5.77%) Bash Shell
5 6 (5.77%) Python
6 5 (4.81%) Kotlin
6 5 (4.81%) Objective-C
6 5 (4.81%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.92%) Java 8
8 1 (0.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (11.54%) MCSA
1 12 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 8 (7.69%) MCSE
2 8 (7.69%) MOS
3 4 (3.85%) DBS Check
3 4 (3.85%) Degree
4 2 (1.92%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.92%) PMP
5 1 (0.96%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (20.19%) SLA
2 7 (6.73%) QA
3 1 (0.96%) IFRS
3 1 (0.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.69%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (1.92%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.92%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (15.38%) SCCM
2 7 (6.73%) Jamf Pro
3 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (2.88%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 37 (35.58%) Microsoft
2 16 (15.38%) Google
3 12 (11.54%) Xamarin
4 10 (9.62%) Citrix
5 9 (8.65%) Avaya
6 8 (7.69%) Polycom
6 8 (7.69%) Wyse
7 6 (5.77%) Yahoo!
8 4 (3.85%) Canon
8 4 (3.85%) HP
8 4 (3.85%) VMware
8 4 (3.85%) Xerox
9 3 (2.88%) Hotjar
9 3 (2.88%) Mitel
10 2 (1.92%) Adobe
10 2 (1.92%) Cisco
10 2 (1.92%) Dell
10 2 (1.92%) Lotus
10 2 (1.92%) McAfee
10 2 (1.92%) SAP