Period
to 16 January 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 16 January 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 99 97 91
Rank change year-on-year -2 -6 +23
Contract jobs citing Apple 11 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.65% 0.23% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 1.56% 0.58% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Wales median daily rate £350 - £145
10th Percentile £325 - £122
90th Percentile £375 - £188
UK median daily rate £205 £219 £350
% change year-on-year -6.29% -37.50% +16.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 2
Wales median hourly rate £11.78 £14.93 £75.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.10% -80.23% +586.36%
10th Percentile £10.73 £13.65 £22.95
90th Percentile £13.80 £16.46 £131.65
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +10.71% -6.67% -4.76%

Apple is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Wales.

All Vendors
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 707 518 540
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 41.93% 39.36% 38.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 330 383
Wales median daily rate £425 £368 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.65% -8.13% +17.65%
10th Percentile £285 £163 £185
90th Percentile £603 £525 £550
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 32 47
Wales median hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.79% +7.41% -12.90%
10th Percentile £10.07 £10.16 £10.50
90th Percentile £26.23 £32.59 £60.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.43 £17.00
% change year-on-year +0.40% +2.53% -5.56%

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Apple in Wales

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple in Wales

Apple
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple in Wales

Apple
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the Wales region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
South Wales -10 9 £350 - 2
North Wales -1 2 - -
Apple
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 Wales region with a requirement for Apple.

1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Migration
3 6 (54.55%) Time Management
3 6 (54.55%) Windows XP
3 6 (54.55%) Windows 10
4 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
5 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 2 (18.18%) HP
6 1 (9.09%) MVC
6 1 (9.09%) XAML
6 1 (9.09%) OOP
6 1 (9.09%) SQL
6 1 (9.09%) .NET
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 1 (9.09%) Dell
6 1 (9.09%) MSI
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) NUnit
6 1 (9.09%) Google
6 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
6 1 (9.09%) Degree
6 1 (9.09%) Application Packaging
6 1 (9.09%) WPF
6 1 (9.09%) LINQ
6 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 1 (9.09%) SCCM
6 1 (9.09%) Android
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC

Apple
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) G Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MSI
1 1 (9.09%) MSTest
1 1 (9.09%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Deployment Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Deployment Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
1 1 (9.09%) LINQ
1 1 (9.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows 10
2 6 (54.55%) Windows XP
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Android
4 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Migration
2 6 (54.55%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Android Development
3 1 (9.09%) Application Packaging
3 1 (9.09%) Coaching
3 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) OOP
3 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Dell
3 1 (9.09%) Google
3 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
3 1 (9.09%) Xamarin