The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPad in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iPad over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iPad
Rank 124 109 133
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +24
Contract jobs citing iPad 6 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.21% 0.52% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.01% 2.96% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 6
Average daily rate £300 £200 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -39.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-15.62% -5.88%
Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
592 439 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.23% 17.69% 18.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 164 271
Average daily rate £375 £355 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.78% +2.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £195 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 34 26
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.53 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
iPad
South East

iPad
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iPad across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

iPad Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

iPad
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing iPad across the Berkshire region.

iPad Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

iPad
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing iPad across the Berkshire region.

iPad Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

iPad
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iPad within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - - - - 1
Newbury - - - -
Reading - - - -
iPad
South East

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing iPad also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited iPad.

1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) HTML
3 7 (43.75%) CSS
3 7 (43.75%) XSD
3 7 (43.75%) Ajax
4 6 (37.50%) Web Services
4 6 (37.50%) Apple iOS
5 5 (31.25%) Android
5 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
5 5 (31.25%) Apple
5 5 (31.25%) Project Management
5 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (25.00%) SEO
6 4 (25.00%) Validation
6 4 (25.00%) Scrum
6 4 (25.00%) Retail
6 4 (25.00%) Subversion
6 4 (25.00%) MVC
6 4 (25.00%) Objective-C
6 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 4 (25.00%) JIRA
6 4 (25.00%) Spring MVC
6 4 (25.00%) jQuery
6 4 (25.00%) Spring
6 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 4 (25.00%) B2C
6 4 (25.00%) XML
6 4 (25.00%) JSP

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing iPad also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited iPad. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (25.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) LDAP
2 3 (18.75%) HTTP
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) VoIP
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Subversion
1 4 (25.00%) JIRA
1 4 (25.00%) JUnit
2 3 (18.75%) PhoneGap
3 1 (6.25%) Xcode
General
1 4 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Leader
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Design Authority
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) iOS Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) HTML
2 7 (43.75%) CSS
2 7 (43.75%) XSD
2 7 (43.75%) Ajax
3 6 (37.50%) Web Services
4 4 (25.00%) Spring MVC
4 4 (25.00%) jQuery
4 4 (25.00%) Spring
4 4 (25.00%) XML
4 4 (25.00%) JSP
5 3 (18.75%) CSS3
5 3 (18.75%) HTML5
5 3 (18.75%) REST
5 3 (18.75%) SOAP
5 3 (18.75%) WSDL
5 3 (18.75%) JSON
6 1 (6.25%) UIKit
6 1 (6.25%) iOS SDK
6 1 (6.25%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) iPhone
2 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Apple iOS
2 5 (31.25%) Android
3 4 (25.00%) UNIX
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 3 (18.75%) Windows
5 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Project Management
2 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (25.00%) SEO
3 4 (25.00%) Validation
3 4 (25.00%) Scrum
3 4 (25.00%) MVC
3 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (25.00%) B2C
3 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (25.00%) Kanban
3 4 (25.00%) Data Validation
3 4 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (25.00%) iOS Development
4 3 (18.75%) SOA
4 3 (18.75%) Benchmarking
4 3 (18.75%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Objective-C
1 4 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Apple
2 4 (25.00%) hybris
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
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