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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iPad
Rank 412 295 279
Rank change year-on-year
-117 -16
Contract jobs citing iPad 183 327 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.65% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.07% 1.97% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 176 201
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £184 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
- +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 23
Average hourly rate £16.90 £16.84 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.32% -13.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £11.00 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £57.80 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.31 £16.92 £16.17
% change year-on-year
-3.63% +4.63%
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
17173 16588 16006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.31% 32.97% 33.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10982 10078 9870
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 657 690 652
Average hourly rate £21.08 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.92% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 -46 128 £425 -5.55% 36
South West -6 20 £350 +12.00% 2
North West -28 13 £370 +5.71% 10
South East -66 12 £170 -54.66% 15
West Midlands -24 5 £225 -51.35% 4
East Midlands -4 4 - - 1
Yorkshire -30 4 £300 -11.11% 5
East of England +4 3 - -
iPad
UK

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 190 (49.74%) iPhone
2 147 (38.48%) Apple iOS
3 142 (37.17%) Windows
4 131 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
5 129 (33.77%) iOS Development
6 93 (24.35%) Objective-C
7 84 (21.99%) Microsoft
8 79 (20.68%) Apple
9 71 (18.59%) Windows 7
10 70 (18.32%) Active Directory
11 67 (17.54%) Xcode
12 64 (16.75%) Scrum
13 63 (16.49%) HTML
13 63 (16.49%) Android
14 62 (16.23%) User Experience
14 62 (16.23%) Blackberry
15 60 (15.71%) TDD
16 58 (15.18%) Cocoa
17 57 (14.92%) Web Services
17 57 (14.92%) E-Commerce
18 56 (14.66%) Retail
19 51 (13.35%) Finance
20 49 (12.83%) MS Excel
20 49 (12.83%) RESTful
21 47 (12.30%) OO
22 46 (12.04%) MS Office
23 44 (11.52%) ITIL
23 44 (11.52%) BDD
24 43 (11.26%) Mobile App
25 39 (10.21%) JSON

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 31 (8.12%) CMS
2 16 (4.19%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.19%) MS Exchange
3 12 (3.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (2.62%) WebLogic
4 10 (2.62%) JBoss
4 10 (2.62%) Lync
4 10 (2.62%) Sitecore CMS
5 9 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (2.36%) IIS
6 7 (1.83%) Node.js
7 6 (1.57%) Apache Solr
7 6 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.79%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.79%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.79%) Kentico
Applications
1 49 (12.83%) MS Excel
2 46 (12.04%) MS Office
3 4 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (1.05%) InDesign
4 3 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.57%) Fredhopper
2 4 (1.05%) Tridion
3 3 (0.79%) Magento
4 2 (0.52%) Eikon
5 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.36%) Office 365
3 6 (1.57%) GitHub
3 6 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.79%) Yammer
4 3 (0.79%) Veeva
5 1 (0.26%) SaaS
5 1 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 35 (9.16%) DNS
2 31 (8.12%) TCP/IP
3 21 (5.50%) Firewall
4 18 (4.71%) VPN
5 15 (3.93%) DHCP
5 15 (3.93%) Wireless
6 13 (3.40%) HTTP
7 11 (2.88%) Internet
8 10 (2.62%) Ethernet
8 10 (2.62%) LAN
9 9 (2.36%) VoIP
10 8 (2.09%) Network Security
11 6 (1.57%) SAN
12 5 (1.31%) VLAN
13 4 (1.05%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (1.05%) Broadband
14 3 (0.79%) LDAP
14 3 (0.79%) WLAN
14 3 (0.79%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.62%) SQLite
2 8 (2.09%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.57%) MySQL
4 4 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.52%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.52%) Redis
5 2 (0.52%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.26%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.26%) MS Access
6 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 67 (17.54%) Xcode
2 31 (8.12%) Subversion
3 30 (7.85%) Git (software)
4 12 (3.14%) Ant
5 11 (2.88%) JIRA
6 10 (2.62%) Maven
7 7 (1.83%) NUnit
7 7 (1.83%) CocoaPods
8 4 (1.05%) Toad
8 4 (1.05%) PowerDesigner
8 4 (1.05%) ERwin
9 3 (0.79%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.52%) RSpec
10 2 (0.52%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.52%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.26%) Grunt
11 1 (0.26%) Yeoman
11 1 (0.26%) Bower
11 1 (0.26%) Appium
11 1 (0.26%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 56 (14.66%) Retail
2 51 (13.35%) Finance
3 32 (8.38%) Publishing
4 29 (7.59%) Banking
5 15 (3.93%) Games
6 12 (3.14%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.31%) Marketing
7 5 (1.31%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.05%) Automotive
8 4 (1.05%) Legal
8 4 (1.05%) Front Office
8 4 (1.05%) Spanish Language
8 4 (1.05%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.79%) Back Office
9 3 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.79%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.79%) Local Government
10 2 (0.52%) Law
10 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.52%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 146 (38.22%) Developer
2 105 (27.49%) iOS Developer
3 57 (14.92%) Analyst
4 30 (7.85%) Architect
5 28 (7.33%) Desktop Support
5 28 (7.33%) Support Engineer
6 24 (6.28%) 2nd Line Support
7 23 (6.02%) Project Manager
8 22 (5.76%) Desktop Engineer
9 21 (5.50%) Support Analyst
10 20 (5.24%) Senior Developer
11 18 (4.71%) Service Analyst
11 18 (4.71%) Service Desk Analyst
12 13 (3.40%) Senior iOS Developer
13 12 (3.14%) Business Analyst
14 11 (2.88%) Solutions Architect
14 11 (2.88%) Mobile Developer
15 10 (2.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 9 (2.36%) Operations Engineer
16 9 (2.36%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (16.49%) HTML
2 58 (15.18%) Cocoa
3 57 (14.92%) Web Services
4 49 (12.83%) RESTful
5 39 (10.21%) JSON
5 39 (10.21%) CSS
6 33 (8.64%) HTML5
6 33 (8.64%) Cocoa Touch
7 29 (7.59%) XML
8 23 (6.02%) .NET
9 19 (4.97%) iOS SDK
10 18 (4.71%) REST
11 16 (4.19%) UIKit
11 16 (4.19%) AngularJS
12 15 (3.93%) SOAP
13 13 (3.40%) Core Animation
13 13 (3.40%) CSS3
14 12 (3.14%) J2EE
15 10 (2.62%) XSD
15 10 (2.62%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 190 (49.74%) iPhone
2 62 (16.23%) User Experience
2 62 (16.23%) Blackberry
3 43 (11.26%) Mobile App
4 31 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (5.24%) Smartphone
6 15 (3.93%) Computer Science
7 14 (3.66%) Animation
8 12 (3.14%) Social Media
8 12 (3.14%) Data Centre
9 9 (2.36%) Streaming Video
10 8 (2.09%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.83%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.57%) Taxonomies
13 5 (1.31%) Handset
13 5 (1.31%) NHS
14 4 (1.05%) PKI
14 4 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (1.05%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 147 (38.48%) Apple iOS
2 142 (37.17%) Windows
3 71 (18.59%) Windows 7
4 63 (16.49%) Android
5 23 (6.02%) Windows XP
6 21 (5.50%) Windows 8
7 20 (5.24%) Linux
8 13 (3.40%) Windows Phone
9 10 (2.62%) Mac OS X
9 10 (2.62%) UNIX
10 7 (1.83%) Windows Vista
11 6 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (1.05%) Windows Phone 7
14 2 (0.52%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (33.77%) iOS Development
3 64 (16.75%) Scrum
4 60 (15.71%) TDD
5 57 (14.92%) E-Commerce
6 47 (12.30%) OO
7 44 (11.52%) ITIL
7 44 (11.52%) BDD
8 36 (9.42%) Mobile Development
9 35 (9.16%) Unit Testing
10 31 (8.12%) OOD
11 30 (7.85%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (7.85%) Content Management
12 26 (6.81%) OOP
13 22 (5.76%) Project Management
14 21 (5.50%) Analytics
15 17 (4.45%) MVC
16 16 (4.19%) Stakeholder Management
16 16 (4.19%) Android Development
17 15 (3.93%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 93 (24.35%) Objective-C
2 27 (7.07%) JavaScript
3 23 (6.02%) Java
4 21 (5.50%) Apple Swift
5 19 (4.97%) C#
6 14 (3.66%) SQL
7 10 (2.62%) Groovy
8 8 (2.09%) PowerShell
8 8 (2.09%) PHP
9 7 (1.83%) VB.NET
9 7 (1.83%) C++
9 7 (1.83%) C
10 4 (1.05%) Ruby
11 2 (0.52%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.52%) XAML
11 2 (0.52%) VBA
11 2 (0.52%) Python
12 1 (0.26%) Smalltalk
12 1 (0.26%) PHP5
12 1 (0.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 33 (8.64%) Degree
2 15 (3.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (3.14%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.83%) MCSE
5 6 (1.57%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.05%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 3 (0.79%) MCDST
8 3 (0.79%) MCP
9 2 (0.52%) ACSP
9 2 (0.52%) MCITP
9 2 (0.52%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.26%) MCSA
10 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.93%) SLA
2 7 (1.83%) QA
3 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 70 (18.32%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.31%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.31%) XenApp
4 4 (1.05%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (5.50%) SCCM
2 9 (2.36%) Puppet
2 9 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.31%) AirWatch
3 5 (1.31%) SCOM
4 2 (0.52%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 84 (21.99%) Microsoft
2 79 (20.68%) Apple
3 25 (6.54%) VMware
4 23 (6.02%) Bloomberg
5 21 (5.50%) Cisco
6 20 (5.24%) Citrix
6 20 (5.24%) HP
7 16 (4.19%) Oracle
7 16 (4.19%) Reuters
7 16 (4.19%) Endeca
8 14 (3.66%) ATG
9 12 (3.14%) Adobe
10 10 (2.62%) Perforce
10 10 (2.62%) Sitecore
10 10 (2.62%) hybris
11 9 (2.36%) Barracuda Networks
11 9 (2.36%) Altiris
12 8 (2.09%) Dell
12 8 (2.09%) SAP
13 5 (1.31%) Google
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