The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPad in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iPad over the 3 months to 18 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 Birmingham 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iPad
Rank 55 46 49
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing iPad 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.49% 0.59% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.52% 3.23% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate £263 £300 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £300 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £300 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-15.62% -5.88%
Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
119 93 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.41% 18.16% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 53 45
Average daily rate £256 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £231 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 8
Average hourly rate £30.50 £14.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+117.85% -1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £32.50 £19.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
iPad
West Midlands

iPad
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

iPad Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

iPad
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

iPad Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

iPad
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 4 (80.00%) iPhone
2 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (60.00%) Xcode
2 3 (60.00%) Objective-C
2 3 (60.00%) iOS Development
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (20.00%) DameWare
4 1 (20.00%) Cocoa
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Lotus
4 1 (20.00%) Apple
4 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) iOS SDK
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) iOS Developer
2 2 (40.00%) iPhone Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (20.00%) iPhone Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) iPad Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) Cocoa
2 1 (20.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) iPhone
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Objective-C
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) DameWare
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Lotus
1 1 (20.00%) Apple