The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPad in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iPad over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iPad
Rank 295 257 255
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -2
Contract jobs citing iPad 335 341 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.64% 0.71% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.08% 2.24% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 207 254
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +14.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 12
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.35 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.17 £14.50 £18.09
% change year-on-year
+11.51% -19.84%
iPad
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16141 15233 16410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.77% 31.57% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9913 9578 9691
Average daily rate £413 £418 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.19% +1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 681 609 816
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £24.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -23.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.85 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.83 £17.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -31.98%

iPad
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

iPad Jobs Demand Trend in England

iPad
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

iPad Daily Rate Trend in England

iPad
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iPad across the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

iPad Daily Rate Histogram in England

iPad
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing iPad across the England region.

iPad Hourly Rate Trend in England

iPad
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iPad across the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

iPad Hourly Rate Histogram in England

iPad
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iPad within the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -47 185 £438 +11.46% 31
South East +23 61 £375 +36.36% 10
West Midlands +20 34 £463 +46.82% 2
South West -21 17 £325 +18.18% 9
North West -12 14 £350 +2.18% 11
Yorkshire +3 7 £338 -16.35% 6
North East -30 5 £156 -63.23%
East Midlands -7 3 £105 -81.73% 1
East of England -37 1 £350 - 3
iPad
UK

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 323 (52.86%) iPhone
2 280 (45.83%) Apple iOS
3 231 (37.81%) iOS Development
4 198 (32.41%) Agile Software Development
5 155 (25.37%) Objective-C
6 139 (22.75%) E-Commerce
7 134 (21.93%) Windows
8 122 (19.97%) Web Services
9 113 (18.49%) HTML
10 110 (18.00%) Android
11 101 (16.53%) Microsoft
11 101 (16.53%) TDD
12 94 (15.38%) Scrum
13 93 (15.22%) Retail
14 90 (14.73%) Blackberry
15 86 (14.08%) Apple
16 84 (13.75%) Xcode
17 78 (12.77%) JavaScript
18 76 (12.44%) MS Office
18 76 (12.44%) Subversion
18 76 (12.44%) RESTful
19 75 (12.27%) XML
19 75 (12.27%) User Experience
20 74 (12.11%) Java
21 73 (11.95%) SOAP
21 73 (11.95%) Cocoa
22 72 (11.78%) Windows 7
22 72 (11.78%) Continuous Integration
23 70 (11.46%) Mobile App
24 68 (11.13%) CSS

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 44 (7.20%) WebLogic
2 40 (6.55%) MS Exchange
3 28 (4.58%) SharePoint
4 27 (4.42%) CMS
5 23 (3.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 19 (3.11%) IBM Notes
7 16 (2.62%) Apache Solr
7 16 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
9 10 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (1.47%) Lync
10 9 (1.47%) Apache
11 8 (1.31%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (1.31%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.65%) IIS
13 4 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.65%) Node.js
14 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
15 2 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 76 (12.44%) MS Office
2 47 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 16 (2.62%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.49%) InDesign
5 2 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.16%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.16%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 22 (3.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (2.13%) Fredhopper
3 5 (0.82%) Tridion
4 4 (0.65%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.16%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.16%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.16%) assyst
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.47%) Office 365
3 4 (0.65%) SaaS
4 2 (0.33%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 51 (8.35%) VPN
2 33 (5.40%) TCP/IP
3 25 (4.09%) HTTP
4 21 (3.44%) Internet
5 19 (3.11%) Firewall
6 15 (2.45%) DNS
7 14 (2.29%) LAN
8 13 (2.13%) WAN
8 13 (2.13%) Wireless
9 8 (1.31%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (1.31%) DHCP
10 7 (1.15%) Ethernet
10 7 (1.15%) VoIP
10 7 (1.15%) IPv4
10 7 (1.15%) IPv6
11 6 (0.98%) SAN
12 5 (0.82%) LDAP
13 4 (0.65%) Broadband
13 4 (0.65%) iBeacon
14 3 (0.49%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (3.44%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.96%) QlikView
3 10 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.31%) Big Data
4 8 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (1.15%) SQLite
6 4 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.49%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.33%) Redis
8 2 (0.33%) MySQL
8 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.33%) MS Access
8 2 (0.33%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.16%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.16%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 84 (13.75%) Xcode
2 76 (12.44%) Subversion
3 36 (5.89%) Maven
3 36 (5.89%) Ant
4 33 (5.40%) Git (software)
5 15 (2.45%) JIRA
6 8 (1.31%) Selenium
6 8 (1.31%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (0.82%) Cucumber
7 5 (0.82%) Calabash
8 4 (0.65%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.49%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.49%) Hudson
10 2 (0.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 2 (0.33%) Robotium
10 2 (0.33%) RSpec
10 2 (0.33%) Axure RP
11 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.16%) Mercurial
General
1 93 (15.22%) Retail
2 59 (9.66%) Finance
3 21 (3.44%) Banking
4 19 (3.11%) Publishing
5 14 (2.29%) Pharmaceutical
6 12 (1.96%) Marketing
7 9 (1.47%) Front Office
7 9 (1.47%) Games
8 8 (1.31%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.15%) Advertising
9 7 (1.15%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.82%) Legal
10 5 (0.82%) Back Office
11 4 (0.65%) Law
11 4 (0.65%) Dutch Language
11 4 (0.65%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.49%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.33%) Automotive
13 2 (0.33%) Local Government
13 2 (0.33%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 324 (53.03%) Developer
2 203 (33.22%) iOS Developer
3 106 (17.35%) Analyst
4 37 (6.06%) Consultant
5 36 (5.89%) Support Analyst
6 34 (5.56%) Mobile Developer
7 30 (4.91%) Desktop Support
8 29 (4.75%) Business Analyst
8 29 (4.75%) 2nd Line Support
9 28 (4.58%) Architect
9 28 (4.58%) Support Engineer
10 24 (3.93%) Senior Developer
11 20 (3.27%) Service Analyst
11 20 (3.27%) Front-End Developer
12 18 (2.95%) Service Desk Analyst
12 18 (2.95%) Senior iOS Developer
13 16 (2.62%) Agile Business Analyst
14 14 (2.29%) Desktop Engineer
15 11 (1.80%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 11 (1.80%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (19.97%) Web Services
2 113 (18.49%) HTML
3 76 (12.44%) RESTful
4 75 (12.27%) XML
5 73 (11.95%) SOAP
5 73 (11.95%) Cocoa
6 68 (11.13%) CSS
7 60 (9.82%) HTML5
8 53 (8.67%) Cocoa Touch
9 52 (8.51%) J2EE
10 45 (7.36%) CSS3
11 36 (5.89%) XSD
11 36 (5.89%) XSL
11 36 (5.89%) WSDL
12 34 (5.56%) JSON
13 30 (4.91%) iOS SDK
14 29 (4.75%) .NET
15 23 (3.76%) Silverlight
16 20 (3.27%) jQuery
17 17 (2.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 323 (52.86%) iPhone
2 90 (14.73%) Blackberry
3 75 (12.27%) User Experience
4 70 (11.46%) Mobile App
5 39 (6.38%) Social Media
6 33 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
7 32 (5.24%) Computer Science
8 23 (3.76%) Client/Server
9 15 (2.45%) Handset
9 15 (2.45%) Smartphone
10 12 (1.96%) Management Information System
11 11 (1.80%) Taxonomies
12 9 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.31%) Data Integration
14 7 (1.15%) Online Games
15 6 (0.98%) Animation
15 6 (0.98%) PDA
15 6 (0.98%) Video on Demand
16 5 (0.82%) Digital Media
16 5 (0.82%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 280 (45.83%) Apple iOS
2 134 (21.93%) Windows
3 110 (18.00%) Android
4 72 (11.78%) Windows 7
5 46 (7.53%) Linux
5 46 (7.53%) Windows XP
6 33 (5.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (3.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (1.96%) Windows Phone
9 12 (1.96%) Mac OS X
10 8 (1.31%) Windows Vista
10 8 (1.31%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.98%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.49%) UNIX
13 2 (0.33%) Solaris
13 2 (0.33%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.16%) CentOS
14 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (37.81%) iOS Development
2 198 (32.41%) Agile Software Development
3 139 (22.75%) E-Commerce
4 101 (16.53%) TDD
5 94 (15.38%) Scrum
6 72 (11.78%) Continuous Integration
7 57 (9.33%) Content Management
8 54 (8.84%) OO
9 47 (7.69%) ITIL
10 45 (7.36%) CRM
11 40 (6.55%) ERP
11 40 (6.55%) Waterfall
12 32 (5.24%) B2C
13 25 (4.09%) Android Development
13 25 (4.09%) Analytics
14 21 (3.44%) Kanban
14 21 (3.44%) Service Management
14 21 (3.44%) Asset Management
15 20 (3.27%) Business Analysis
15 20 (3.27%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 155 (25.37%) Objective-C
2 78 (12.77%) JavaScript
3 74 (12.11%) Java
4 42 (6.87%) SQL
5 36 (5.89%) Groovy
6 26 (4.26%) C#
7 20 (3.27%) C++
8 14 (2.29%) C
9 5 (0.82%) Ruby
9 5 (0.82%) Python
10 4 (0.65%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.49%) VBA
11 3 (0.49%) Lingo
11 3 (0.49%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.49%) VB
11 3 (0.49%) PHP
12 2 (0.33%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.33%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.33%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.16%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 39 (6.38%) Degree
2 17 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (1.64%) MCSE
4 9 (1.47%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.15%) MCSA
5 7 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (0.98%) MCP
7 5 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (0.65%) A+ Certification
8 4 (0.65%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.65%) MCTS
9 3 (0.49%) MCDST
10 2 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.33%) CCNA
11 1 (0.16%) ISEB
11 1 (0.16%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.16%) MCITP
11 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.71%) QA
2 16 (2.62%) ISO 9001
3 15 (2.45%) SLA
4 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 68 (11.13%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.15%) XenApp
3 7 (1.15%) Terminal Services
3 7 (1.15%) vSphere
4 5 (0.82%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.65%) Terminal Server
6 3 (0.49%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.16%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.16%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.16%) UAG
7 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (1.80%) WSUS
1 11 (1.80%) SCCM
2 8 (1.31%) Backup Exec
3 7 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.49%) MIMEsweeper
6 3 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.49%) HP SIM
7 2 (0.33%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.16%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.16%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.16%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.16%) DameWare
8 1 (0.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 101 (16.53%) Microsoft
2 86 (14.08%) Apple
3 65 (10.64%) Endeca
4 49 (8.02%) Oracle
5 48 (7.86%) ATG
6 44 (7.20%) JBoss
6 44 (7.20%) Citrix
7 40 (6.55%) Perforce
8 20 (3.27%) HP
9 19 (3.11%) Lotus
10 17 (2.78%) Google
10 17 (2.78%) VMware
11 15 (2.45%) hybris
12 13 (2.13%) Symantec
13 12 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
13 12 (1.96%) Cisco
13 12 (1.96%) MobileIron
14 11 (1.80%) Adobe
14 11 (1.80%) McAfee
15 10 (1.64%) Charles River
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