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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iPad
Rank 173 157 171
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +14
Contract jobs citing iPad 24 62 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.86% 0.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.40% 2.65% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 34 44
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +7.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £240 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +14.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 3
Average hourly rate - £19.50 £17.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.92 £16.17 £18.09
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -10.61%
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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
1712 2343 2532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.43% 32.33% 32.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1198 1716 1909
Average daily rate £475 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 61 58
Average hourly rate £18.18 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.75% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £44.15 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014, 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 35 (47.95%) iPhone
2 34 (46.58%) Apple iOS
2 34 (46.58%) iOS Development
3 22 (30.14%) Finance
3 22 (30.14%) Objective-C
4 20 (27.40%) ISO 9001
5 14 (19.18%) Xcode
6 13 (17.81%) Asset Management
6 13 (17.81%) Windows
6 13 (17.81%) Mobile App
7 12 (16.44%) Web Services
8 11 (15.07%) Microsoft
9 10 (13.70%) Charles River
9 10 (13.70%) Banking
9 10 (13.70%) Cocoa
9 10 (13.70%) Apple
9 10 (13.70%) ITIL
9 10 (13.70%) HTML
9 10 (13.70%) MS Office
10 9 (12.33%) SQL
10 9 (12.33%) CSS
10 9 (12.33%) Blackberry
10 9 (12.33%) Android
10 9 (12.33%) Windows 7
10 9 (12.33%) Business Analysis
10 9 (12.33%) Fund Management
11 8 (10.96%) iOS SDK
11 8 (10.96%) Front Office
11 8 (10.96%) OO
12 7 (9.59%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 5 (6.85%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (4.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (4.11%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.74%) SAS
4 1 (1.37%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (13.70%) MS Office
2 4 (5.48%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.37%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Office 365
2 1 (1.37%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) SAN
2 4 (5.48%) VPN
3 3 (4.11%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.74%) Wireless
4 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.74%) Broadband
4 2 (2.74%) LAN
5 1 (1.37%) VoIP
5 1 (1.37%) DHCP
5 1 (1.37%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.37%) HTTP
5 1 (1.37%) Intranet
5 1 (1.37%) Internet
5 1 (1.37%) 3G
5 1 (1.37%) Firewall
5 1 (1.37%) DNS
5 1 (1.37%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.37%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 14 (19.18%) Xcode
2 2 (2.74%) Subversion
2 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.37%) JUnit
3 1 (1.37%) Maven
General
1 22 (30.14%) Finance
2 10 (13.70%) Banking
3 8 (10.96%) Front Office
4 7 (9.59%) Investment Banking
5 5 (6.85%) Marketing
5 5 (6.85%) Legal
6 2 (2.74%) Retail
7 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.37%) Advertising
7 1 (1.37%) Publishing
7 1 (1.37%) Games
7 1 (1.37%) Finnish Language
7 1 (1.37%) French Language
7 1 (1.37%) German Language
7 1 (1.37%) Hungarian Language
Job Titles
1 36 (49.32%) Developer
2 31 (42.47%) iOS Developer
3 16 (21.92%) Analyst
4 11 (15.07%) Business Analyst
5 5 (6.85%) Desktop Support
5 5 (6.85%) Support Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) Team Leader
6 4 (5.48%) Charles River Business Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Senior iOS Developer
7 3 (4.11%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.74%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (2.74%) Administrator
8 2 (2.74%) SAS Insight Analyst
8 2 (2.74%) Insight Analyst
8 2 (2.74%) SAS Analyst
9 1 (1.37%) Mac Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.44%) Web Services
2 10 (13.70%) HTML
2 10 (13.70%) Cocoa
3 9 (12.33%) CSS
4 8 (10.96%) iOS SDK
5 7 (9.59%) HTML5
6 6 (8.22%) XML
7 5 (6.85%) JSON
8 4 (5.48%) jQuery
8 4 (5.48%) CSS3
9 3 (4.11%) .NET
10 2 (2.74%) Ajax
10 2 (2.74%) Cocoa Touch
10 2 (2.74%) RESTful
11 1 (1.37%) Core Animation
11 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (1.37%) Google Maps API
11 1 (1.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 1 (1.37%) REST
11 1 (1.37%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (47.95%) iPhone
2 13 (17.81%) Mobile App
3 9 (12.33%) Blackberry
4 7 (9.59%) Fixed Income
5 5 (6.85%) EMC Centera
6 2 (2.74%) Derivative
6 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.37%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.37%) Animation
7 1 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.37%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (1.37%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.37%) Kindle
7 1 (1.37%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.37%) Clustering
7 1 (1.37%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.37%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 34 (46.58%) Apple iOS
2 13 (17.81%) Windows
3 9 (12.33%) Android
3 9 (12.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (5.48%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.74%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.74%) Windows Vista
5 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.37%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.37%) Linux
6 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (46.58%) iOS Development
2 13 (17.81%) Asset Management
3 10 (13.70%) ITIL
4 9 (12.33%) Business Analysis
4 9 (12.33%) Fund Management
5 8 (10.96%) OO
6 6 (8.22%) OOD
7 5 (6.85%) MVC
7 5 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.48%) TDD
8 4 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.11%) Memory Management
9 3 (4.11%) Customer Insight
9 3 (4.11%) Software Engineering
10 2 (2.74%) Mobile Device Management
10 2 (2.74%) Campaign Analysis
10 2 (2.74%) Web Application Development
10 2 (2.74%) Analytics
10 2 (2.74%) BDD
10 2 (2.74%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.14%) Objective-C
2 9 (12.33%) SQL
3 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.48%) C++
4 3 (4.11%) Java
4 3 (4.11%) C#
5 2 (2.74%) C
6 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.37%) Python
6 1 (1.37%) Ruby
6 1 (1.37%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (2.74%) Degree
2 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.37%) MCITP
2 1 (1.37%) MCP
2 1 (1.37%) MCSE
2 1 (1.37%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (27.40%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.37%) AIFMD
System Software
1 7 (9.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) Terminal Server
2 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (15.07%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.70%) Apple
2 10 (13.70%) Charles River
3 6 (8.22%) Symantec
3 6 (8.22%) HP
3 6 (8.22%) MobileIron
4 5 (6.85%) Brocade
4 5 (6.85%) EMC
4 5 (6.85%) NetApp
5 4 (5.48%) Citrix
6 3 (4.11%) Google
7 2 (2.74%) Cisco
7 2 (2.74%) VMware
7 2 (2.74%) Remedy
7 2 (2.74%) Oracle
7 2 (2.74%) Facebook
8 1 (1.37%) Twitter
8 1 (1.37%) Draytek
8 1 (1.37%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.37%) Lotus
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