The 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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iPad
Rank 88 73 66
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -7
Contract jobs citing iPad 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.29% 0.25% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.08% 0.99% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £225 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -43.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
- +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.31 £16.92 £16.17
% change year-on-year
-3.63% +4.63%
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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 Edinburgh region.

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
465 304 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.10% 25.33% 25.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 162 119
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £175 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 6
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £42.50 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.32 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +14.28%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) iPhone
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (40.00%) CMS
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) DSDM
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Reuters
3 1 (20.00%) Bloomberg
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 2 (40.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Digital Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Interactive Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Flash
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Flex
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) iPhone
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Applied Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) DSDM
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (20.00%) Android Development
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) ActionScript 3.0
2 1 (20.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) ActionScript
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Reuters
1 1 (20.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (20.00%) Wyse
1 1 (20.00%) VMware
1 1 (20.00%) Altiris
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