The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 26 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 133 114
Rank change year-on-year +24 -19  
Contract jobs citing Apple 8 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.23% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.87% 0.49% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Median daily rate £115 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -77.00% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £325 £325
% change year-on-year -23.07% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.46 £22.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.42% -39.06%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £19.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year -27.84% +36.20%  

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 West Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 918 1438 1101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 44.91% 48.16% 46.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 789 639
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £206 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 45 74
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -25.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.96 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.70 £22.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple in the West Midlands

Apple
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple in the West Midlands

Apple
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 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
Warwickshire +15 6 £115 - 1
Birmingham +18 1 - - 1
Shropshire - 1 - - 2
Apple
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Apple.

1 12 (80.00%) Google
2 7 (46.67%) Android
3 6 (40.00%) Smartphone
3 6 (40.00%) Break/Fix
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (20.00%) VPN
4 3 (20.00%) SLA
4 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (20.00%) G Suite
4 3 (20.00%) iTunes
5 2 (13.33%) Office 365
5 2 (13.33%) Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) CSS
5 2 (13.33%) Laravel
5 2 (13.33%) User Experience
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (13.33%) RESTful
5 2 (13.33%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (13.33%) Google Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) Mac OS X
5 2 (13.33%) HTML
5 2 (13.33%) Java
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (13.33%) PHP
5 2 (13.33%) MySQL
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server

Apple
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (13.33%) ColdFusion
2 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) G Suite
1 3 (20.00%) iTunes
2 2 (13.33%) Google Analytics
2 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) Skype
2 1 (6.67%) VoIP
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (20.00%) Mac Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) PHP Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Field Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (6.67%) ICT Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IoT Architect
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) CodeIgniter
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) Laravel
1 2 (13.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Android
2 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Mac OS X
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Break/Fix
2 2 (13.33%) Analytics
2 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (13.33%) MVC
2 2 (13.33%) TDD
2 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Java
1 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (13.33%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Jamf Pro
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Google
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
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