Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 18 November 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 West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 162 201
Rank change year-on-year -13 +39 -14
Contract jobs citing Apple 22 47 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.39% 0.81% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.98% 1.92% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 32 15
South West median daily rate £161 £195 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.31% -29.09% -3.51%
10th Percentile £99 £106 £98
90th Percentile £450 £536 £461
England median daily rate £250 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -33.33% +15.38% +14.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
South West median hourly rate £14.13 - £12.00
10th Percentile £13.11 - £11.00
90th Percentile £16.04 - £13.00
England median hourly rate £14.00 £15.43 £15.77
% change year-on-year -9.24% -2.19% +5.13%

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 West.

All Vendors
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2234 2444 2695
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 39.76% 42.09% 40.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1358 1533 1683
South West median daily rate £395 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% - -
10th Percentile £200 £200 £211
90th Percentile £550 £538 £511
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 163 153
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -6.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £11.90 £11.25 £11.03
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.00 £49.84
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.55% -5.71% +6.06%

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Apple in the South West

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple in the South West

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple in the South West over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apple in the South West

Apple
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple in the South West

Apple
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Bristol -14 6 £244 +62.50% 4
Wiltshire -12 5 £425 +41.67%
Dorset +12 3 £165 -17.50%
Gloucestershire +11 3 £161 +43.33% 3
Somerset -17 2 £140 -9.68%
Apple
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 West region with a requirement for Apple.

1 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 5 (22.73%) Windows 10
4 5 (22.73%) CMS
4 5 (22.73%) W3C
4 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
4 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
4 5 (22.73%) CSS
4 5 (22.73%) C#
4 5 (22.73%) HTML
4 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 5 (22.73%) .NET
4 5 (22.73%) IIS
4 5 (22.73%) Content Management
4 5 (22.73%) Ajax
4 5 (22.73%) jQuery
4 5 (22.73%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (22.73%) Sitecore
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (22.73%) Sass
4 5 (22.73%) User Experience
5 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (18.18%) Citrix
5 4 (18.18%) DNS
5 4 (18.18%) XSLT

Apple
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (22.73%) CMS
1 5 (22.73%) IIS
1 5 (22.73%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.55%) Marvel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.55%) InDesign
2 1 (4.55%) InVision
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.55%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.55%) Pixate
2 1 (4.55%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) DHCP
1 4 (18.18%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) VoIP
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.09%) Xcode
3 1 (4.55%) CocoaPods
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Support Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Desktop Support
3 5 (22.73%) Sitecore Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Active Directory Support
6 2 (9.09%) Active Directory Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Applications Developer
6 2 (9.09%) iOS Developer
6 2 (9.09%) IT Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) IT Support
6 2 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Support
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
1 5 (22.73%) Ajax
1 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
1 5 (22.73%) CSS
1 5 (22.73%) HTML
1 5 (22.73%) jQuery
1 5 (22.73%) Sass
2 4 (18.18%) XSLT
3 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 2 (9.09%) Apache Cordova
3 2 (9.09%) Cocoa
3 2 (9.09%) PhoneGap
3 2 (9.09%) React
4 1 (4.55%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (4.55%) iOS SDK
4 1 (4.55%) JSON
4 1 (4.55%) OpenGL
4 1 (4.55%) React Native
4 1 (4.55%) RESTful
4 1 (4.55%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) User Experience
1 5 (22.73%) W3C
2 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 5 (22.73%) Windows 10
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
6 2 (9.09%) Android
6 2 (9.09%) Mac OS
6 2 (9.09%) Mac OS X
6 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.55%) Linux
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Content Management
2 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.64%) Network Management
2 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.09%) BDD
3 2 (9.09%) iOS Development
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (4.55%) B2C
4 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.55%) CRM
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) OO
4 1 (4.55%) OOD
4 1 (4.55%) Open Source
4 1 (4.55%) Scrum
4 1 (4.55%) TDD
4 1 (4.55%) Time Management
4 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) C#
1 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.09%) Apple Swift
2 2 (9.09%) Objective-C
3 1 (4.55%) C
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) DBS Check
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
1 5 (22.73%) Sitecore
2 4 (18.18%) Citrix
2 4 (18.18%) VMware
3 3 (13.64%) Google
4 1 (4.55%) Adobe
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco