The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPad in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iPad over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iPad
Rank 167 167 131
Rank change year-on-year
0 -36
Contract jobs citing iPad 24 35 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.47% 0.58% 0.99%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.26% 1.53% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 25 46
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£350 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £200 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £505 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £17.87 £18.70 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.94 £16.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-12.90% -14.34%
iPad
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1902 2281 2065
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.52% 37.92% 36.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1487 1670 1610
Average daily rate £460 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 38 51
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.98% -5.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £15.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £42.50 £90.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

iPad
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

iPad Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

iPad
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

iPad Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

iPad
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iPad across the City of London region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

iPad Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

iPad
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

iPad Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 36 (67.92%) iPhone
2 26 (49.06%) Apple iOS
3 23 (43.40%) Windows
3 23 (43.40%) Finance
4 19 (35.85%) Apple
5 16 (30.19%) Blackberry
5 16 (30.19%) Windows 7
5 16 (30.19%) iOS Development
6 15 (28.30%) Objective-C
6 15 (28.30%) Banking
7 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
8 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (20.75%) SQL
9 11 (20.75%) MS Office
10 10 (18.87%) ISO 9001
10 10 (18.87%) Investment Banking
11 8 (15.09%) Android
11 8 (15.09%) ITIL
11 8 (15.09%) E-Commerce
11 8 (15.09%) Windows XP
11 8 (15.09%) Fixed Income
11 8 (15.09%) Cocoa
11 8 (15.09%) Xcode
12 7 (13.21%) OO
12 7 (13.21%) C++
12 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
12 7 (13.21%) TCP/IP
12 7 (13.21%) Mac OS X
12 7 (13.21%) Marketing
13 6 (11.32%) Computer Science

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (7.55%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) IBM Notes
2 2 (3.77%) IIS
2 2 (3.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.89%) CMS
3 1 (1.89%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (1.89%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (20.75%) MS Office
2 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.89%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.66%) VPN
3 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.89%) Wireless
3 1 (1.89%) DNS
3 1 (1.89%) SSL
3 1 (1.89%) DHCP
3 1 (1.89%) POP3
3 1 (1.89%) SMTP
3 1 (1.89%) LDAP
3 1 (1.89%) Structured Cabling
Development Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Xcode
2 3 (5.66%) Cucumber
2 3 (5.66%) Calabash
3 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.77%) Selenium
3 2 (3.77%) ClearCase
3 2 (3.77%) Rational Rose
3 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.77%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (3.77%) RequisitePro
4 1 (1.89%) Subversion
4 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (43.40%) Finance
2 15 (28.30%) Banking
3 10 (18.87%) Investment Banking
4 7 (13.21%) Marketing
5 6 (11.32%) Spanish Language
6 4 (7.55%) Retail
7 2 (3.77%) Publishing
8 1 (1.89%) Front Office
8 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.89%) Games
8 1 (1.89%) Advertising
8 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (39.62%) Developer
2 16 (30.19%) iOS Developer
3 13 (24.53%) Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Desktop Support
4 6 (11.32%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Senior iOS Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Test Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Service Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Automation Tester
7 2 (3.77%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Tester
7 2 (3.77%) C++ Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Sybase Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) Cocoa
2 6 (11.32%) Cocoa Touch
2 6 (11.32%) HTML
3 5 (9.43%) JSON
4 4 (7.55%) HTML5
4 4 (7.55%) Web Services
5 3 (5.66%) CSS
5 3 (5.66%) REST
6 2 (3.77%) RESTful
7 1 (1.89%) SOAP
7 1 (1.89%) XML
7 1 (1.89%) jQuery
7 1 (1.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.89%) CSS3
7 1 (1.89%) PhoneGap
7 1 (1.89%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 36 (67.92%) iPhone
2 16 (30.19%) Blackberry
3 8 (15.09%) Fixed Income
4 6 (11.32%) Computer Science
4 6 (11.32%) Social Media
4 6 (11.32%) User Experience
5 4 (7.55%) Derivative
5 4 (7.55%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.89%) Equities
7 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.89%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 26 (49.06%) Apple iOS
2 23 (43.40%) Windows
3 16 (30.19%) Windows 7
4 8 (15.09%) Android
4 8 (15.09%) Windows XP
5 7 (13.21%) Mac OS X
6 5 (9.43%) UNIX
7 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.77%) Windows Phone
8 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.77%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (3.77%) Solaris
8 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.89%) Linux
9 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.89%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.19%) iOS Development
2 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (15.09%) ITIL
3 8 (15.09%) E-Commerce
4 7 (13.21%) OO
5 5 (9.43%) Web Design
6 4 (7.55%) Use Case
6 4 (7.55%) Test Scripting
6 4 (7.55%) V-Model
6 4 (7.55%) Waterfall
7 3 (5.66%) Scrum
7 3 (5.66%) Asset Management
7 3 (5.66%) TDD
7 3 (5.66%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.66%) BDD
7 3 (5.66%) Test Automation
8 2 (3.77%) Automation Testing
8 2 (3.77%) Performance Testing
8 2 (3.77%) System Testing
8 2 (3.77%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.30%) Objective-C
2 11 (20.75%) SQL
3 7 (13.21%) C++
4 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.55%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.66%) VBA
7 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.77%) VB
7 2 (3.77%) Ruby
8 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.55%) MCSE
2 4 (7.55%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (5.66%) MCSA
4 2 (3.77%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.87%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 19 (35.85%) Apple
2 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.55%) Reuters
3 4 (7.55%) Bloomberg
4 3 (5.66%) Remedy
4 3 (5.66%) Sybase
5 2 (3.77%) Demandware
5 2 (3.77%) BMC
5 2 (3.77%) Lotus
5 2 (3.77%) Citrix
5 2 (3.77%) Symantec
5 2 (3.77%) Intershop
6 1 (1.89%) Yahoo!
6 1 (1.89%) Google
6 1 (1.89%) McAfee
6 1 (1.89%) Charles River
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco
6 1 (1.89%) HP
6 1 (1.89%) thinkFolio
6 1 (1.89%) Polycom
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