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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iPad
Rank 81 63 60
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Contract jobs citing iPad 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.31% 0.097% 0.098%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.91% 0.62% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£313 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +45.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £16.92 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +5.75%
Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
209 162 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.34% 15.73% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 73 59
Average daily rate £375 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 6
Average hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -38.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.30 £15.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.60 £33.80 £40.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -18.38%
iPad
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iPad across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

iPad Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

iPad
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (75.00%) iPhone
1 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Fund Management
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) iPhone
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Apple