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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iPad
Rank 159 167 154
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Contract jobs citing iPad 36 46 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.66% 0.73% 0.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.82% 1.93% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 34 37
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£268 £475 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.68% +17.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £303 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £638 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £264 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.69% -18.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £17.87 £21.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.92% -4.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% -3.12%
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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
1973 2385 2360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.35% 37.89% 37.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1499 1789 1758
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 35 52
Average hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.88% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.26 £13.10 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £77.10 £41.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 38 (63.33%) iPhone
2 34 (56.67%) Windows
3 29 (48.33%) Windows 7
3 29 (48.33%) Apple iOS
4 26 (43.33%) Blackberry
5 23 (38.33%) Finance
6 22 (36.67%) Apple
7 18 (30.00%) iOS Development
8 15 (25.00%) Mac OS X
8 15 (25.00%) MS Office
8 15 (25.00%) Windows XP
9 14 (23.33%) Objective-C
10 12 (20.00%) Bloomberg
10 12 (20.00%) Banking
11 11 (18.33%) Reuters
11 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
12 10 (16.67%) TCP/IP
12 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (16.67%) JSON
12 10 (16.67%) Spanish Language
13 9 (15.00%) ITIL
14 8 (13.33%) Windows 8
14 8 (13.33%) Web Services
14 8 (13.33%) HTML
14 8 (13.33%) Investment Banking
15 7 (11.67%) HTML5
15 7 (11.67%) Android
16 6 (10.00%) PowerShell
16 6 (10.00%) REST
16 6 (10.00%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (3.33%) CMS
1 2 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (3.33%) IIS
1 2 (3.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.67%) Lync
2 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (25.00%) MS Office
2 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (3.33%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.67%) VPN
3 2 (3.33%) Wireless
3 2 (3.33%) HTTP
4 1 (1.67%) DNS
4 1 (1.67%) LAN
4 1 (1.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Xcode
2 2 (3.33%) Calabash
2 2 (3.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.33%) RequisitePro
2 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.33%) Rational Rose
2 2 (3.33%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.67%) Appium
General
1 23 (38.33%) Finance
2 12 (20.00%) Banking
3 10 (16.67%) Spanish Language
4 8 (13.33%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.00%) Retail
6 2 (3.33%) Retail Banking
6 2 (3.33%) Marketing
6 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.33%) Publishing
6 2 (3.33%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (36.67%) Developer
2 18 (30.00%) iOS Developer
3 15 (25.00%) Desktop Support
4 14 (23.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 13 (21.67%) Support Engineer
6 10 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 9 (15.00%) Senior Developer
7 9 (15.00%) Analyst
7 9 (15.00%) Senior iOS Developer
8 5 (8.33%) Support Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (5.00%) Mobile Developer
9 3 (5.00%) IT Support
10 2 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 2 (3.33%) Deskside Support
10 2 (3.33%) Desktop Analyst
10 2 (3.33%) Project Manager
10 2 (3.33%) Business Analyst
10 2 (3.33%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.67%) JSON
2 8 (13.33%) Web Services
2 8 (13.33%) HTML
3 7 (11.67%) HTML5
4 6 (10.00%) REST
4 6 (10.00%) CSS
5 5 (8.33%) Cocoa
6 3 (5.00%) jQuery
6 3 (5.00%) RESTful
7 2 (3.33%) Cocoa Touch
7 2 (3.33%) PhoneGap
7 2 (3.33%) CSS3
7 2 (3.33%) SOAP
7 2 (3.33%) XML
8 1 (1.67%) Core Animation
8 1 (1.67%) iOS SDK
8 1 (1.67%) Backbone.js
8 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.67%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 38 (63.33%) iPhone
2 26 (43.33%) Blackberry
3 5 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 5 (8.33%) User Experience
3 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.00%) Fixed Income
4 3 (5.00%) Social Media
5 2 (3.33%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (3.33%) Streaming Media
5 2 (3.33%) Derivative
5 2 (3.33%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.67%) Animation
6 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.67%) 3D Printing
6 1 (1.67%) Apple TV
6 1 (1.67%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 34 (56.67%) Windows
2 29 (48.33%) Windows 7
2 29 (48.33%) Apple iOS
3 15 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 15 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 8 (13.33%) Windows 8
5 7 (11.67%) Android
6 6 (10.00%) UNIX
7 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.33%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.00%) iOS Development
2 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (15.00%) ITIL
4 6 (10.00%) Scrum
4 6 (10.00%) Project Management
5 4 (6.67%) OO
6 3 (5.00%) MVC
6 3 (5.00%) Use Case
6 3 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (5.00%) Mobile Development
7 2 (3.33%) Waterfall
7 2 (3.33%) BDD
7 2 (3.33%) V-Model
7 2 (3.33%) Test Automation
7 2 (3.33%) Kanban
7 2 (3.33%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.33%) Business Analysis
7 2 (3.33%) TDD
7 2 (3.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.33%) Objective-C
2 6 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.00%) SQL
3 3 (5.00%) VBA
4 2 (3.33%) Ruby
5 1 (1.67%) C++
5 1 (1.67%) PHP
5 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.33%) SLA
3 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (36.67%) Apple
2 12 (20.00%) Bloomberg
3 11 (18.33%) Reuters
3 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.33%) HP
5 4 (6.67%) Remedy
6 3 (5.00%) BMC
7 2 (3.33%) Lotus
7 2 (3.33%) McAfee
8 1 (1.67%) Dell
8 1 (1.67%) Citrix
8 1 (1.67%) Symantec
8 1 (1.67%) Altiris
8 1 (1.67%) ServiceNow
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