The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPad in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh 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 - 53 68
Contract jobs citing iPad 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.27% 0.084%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.59% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £275
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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
221 126 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.21% 16.73% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 54 82
Average daily rate £375 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £210 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £12.42 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.28% -61.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
iPad
Scotland

iPad
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

iPad Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

iPad
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

iPad Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

iPad
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 7 (87.50%) Apple iOS
1 7 (87.50%) iOS Development
2 5 (62.50%) iPhone
2 5 (62.50%) Objective-C
3 4 (50.00%) JSON
3 4 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
3 4 (50.00%) REST
3 4 (50.00%) Xcode
4 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (37.50%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (25.00%) Android
5 2 (25.00%) Android Development
6 1 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (12.50%) PHP
6 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 1 (12.50%) SAS
6 1 (12.50%) B2B
6 1 (12.50%) Banking
6 1 (12.50%) Finance

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (12.50%) SAS
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Android Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) JSON
1 4 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 4 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) iPhone
2 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Apple iOS
2 2 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) iOS Development
2 2 (25.00%) Android Development
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Objective-C
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) PHP