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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iPad
Rank 294 262 254
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -8
Contract jobs citing iPad 326 347 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.65% 0.71% 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.49% 2.67% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 211 238
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 26 13
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £17.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +3.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £74.20 £24.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.84 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+0.95% -5.12%
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
13068 12980 13762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.10% 26.74% 25.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7907 8091 8150
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 568 558 730
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.22 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -18 197 £450 +16.12% 39
South East +23 61 £375 +25.00% 9
West Midlands +13 27 £463 - 2
South West -18 17 £313 +4.16% 8
North West -16 9 £325 -5.10% 16
Yorkshire +2 6 £338 - 1
East of England -23 2 £224 -36.07% 2
North East -25 1 £150 -26.82% 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
iPad
UK

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 301 (51.19%) iPhone
2 263 (44.73%) Apple iOS
3 222 (37.76%) iOS Development
4 145 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
4 145 (24.66%) Objective-C
5 139 (23.64%) E-Commerce
6 120 (20.41%) Windows
7 119 (20.24%) HTML
8 115 (19.56%) Web Services
9 101 (17.18%) Scrum
10 97 (16.50%) TDD
11 96 (16.33%) Retail
12 95 (16.16%) Android
13 85 (14.46%) Microsoft
14 84 (14.29%) Xcode
15 83 (14.12%) Java
16 82 (13.95%) Blackberry
17 81 (13.78%) Apple
18 78 (13.27%) XML
19 77 (13.10%) JavaScript
20 71 (12.07%) Cocoa
20 71 (12.07%) RESTful
20 71 (12.07%) Windows 7
21 70 (11.90%) Subversion
22 69 (11.73%) Endeca
22 69 (11.73%) Continuous Integration
23 67 (11.39%) SOAP
23 67 (11.39%) Mobile App
24 66 (11.22%) CSS
25 65 (11.05%) Finance

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 47 (7.99%) WebLogic
2 42 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 30 (5.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 26 (4.42%) SharePoint
5 25 (4.25%) CMS
6 18 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (2.72%) IBM Notes
8 15 (2.55%) Apache Solr
9 13 (2.21%) SharePoint 2010
10 10 (1.70%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (1.53%) Apache
12 8 (1.36%) WebSphere Application Server
12 8 (1.36%) WebSphere
13 7 (1.19%) Lync
14 5 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
15 4 (0.68%) Node.js
15 4 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
15 4 (0.68%) IIS
16 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
16 3 (0.51%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 63 (10.71%) MS Office
2 41 (6.97%) MS Excel
3 15 (2.55%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.34%) InDesign
5 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.17%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.04%) Fredhopper
3 5 (0.85%) Tridion
4 4 (0.68%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.17%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.17%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.04%) Office 365
1 12 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.51%) SaaS
3 2 (0.34%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 58 (9.86%) VPN
2 28 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 24 (4.08%) Firewall
4 18 (3.06%) Internet
5 16 (2.72%) HTTP
6 14 (2.38%) DNS
6 14 (2.38%) LAN
7 12 (2.04%) WAN
8 11 (1.87%) Wireless
9 9 (1.53%) SAN
10 8 (1.36%) DHCP
11 7 (1.19%) IPv4
11 7 (1.19%) IPv6
12 6 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (1.02%) Intranet
12 6 (1.02%) VoIP
12 6 (1.02%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (0.68%) Ethernet
14 3 (0.51%) IP Telephony
14 3 (0.51%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.38%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.04%) QlikView
3 8 (1.36%) Big Data
4 7 (1.19%) SQLite
5 5 (0.85%) MySQL
5 5 (0.85%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.51%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.34%) Redis
8 2 (0.34%) MS Access
8 2 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 84 (14.29%) Xcode
2 70 (11.90%) Subversion
3 45 (7.65%) Maven
4 39 (6.63%) Ant
5 28 (4.76%) Git (software)
6 19 (3.23%) JIRA
7 8 (1.36%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (1.19%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.85%) Selenium
10 4 (0.68%) Calabash
10 4 (0.68%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.51%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.51%) JUnit
11 3 (0.51%) Mockito
11 3 (0.51%) Hamcrest
11 3 (0.51%) Hudson
12 2 (0.34%) RSpec
12 2 (0.34%) Axure RP
12 2 (0.34%) Robotium
13 1 (0.17%) CruiseControl
General
1 96 (16.33%) Retail
2 65 (11.05%) Finance
3 21 (3.57%) Banking
4 16 (2.72%) Publishing
4 16 (2.72%) Marketing
5 14 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 13 (2.21%) Games
7 11 (1.87%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.70%) Legal
9 8 (1.36%) Front Office
9 8 (1.36%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.19%) Dutch Language
11 6 (1.02%) Advertising
12 4 (0.68%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.68%) Interactive Media
13 3 (0.51%) Law
14 2 (0.34%) Back Office
14 2 (0.34%) Local Government
15 1 (0.17%) Finnish Language
15 1 (0.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 323 (54.93%) Developer
2 195 (33.16%) iOS Developer
3 94 (15.99%) Analyst
4 33 (5.61%) Business Analyst
4 33 (5.61%) 2nd Line Support
5 31 (5.27%) Consultant
5 31 (5.27%) Support Analyst
5 31 (5.27%) Mobile Developer
6 28 (4.76%) Support Engineer
7 24 (4.08%) Architect
8 23 (3.91%) Desktop Support
9 21 (3.57%) Senior Developer
9 21 (3.57%) Front-End Developer
10 18 (3.06%) Agile Business Analyst
11 15 (2.55%) Senior iOS Developer
12 13 (2.21%) Desktop Engineer
13 12 (2.04%) Android Developer
14 11 (1.87%) Team Leader
14 11 (1.87%) Web Developer
14 11 (1.87%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (20.24%) HTML
2 115 (19.56%) Web Services
3 78 (13.27%) XML
4 71 (12.07%) Cocoa
4 71 (12.07%) RESTful
5 67 (11.39%) SOAP
6 66 (11.22%) CSS
7 59 (10.03%) J2EE
8 58 (9.86%) HTML5
9 43 (7.31%) CSS3
10 42 (7.14%) Cocoa Touch
11 39 (6.63%) XSD
11 39 (6.63%) XSL
11 39 (6.63%) WSDL
12 38 (6.46%) iOS SDK
13 35 (5.95%) JSON
14 23 (3.91%) jQuery
15 21 (3.57%) .NET
16 17 (2.89%) REST
17 14 (2.38%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 301 (51.19%) iPhone
2 82 (13.95%) Blackberry
3 67 (11.39%) Mobile App
4 42 (7.14%) Social Media
5 36 (6.12%) Computer Science
6 21 (3.57%) Client/Server
7 15 (2.55%) Smartphone
7 15 (2.55%) Handset
8 10 (1.70%) Fixed Income
8 10 (1.70%) Taxonomies
9 8 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.36%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.36%) Data Integration
10 7 (1.19%) Online Games
10 7 (1.19%) Fat Client
10 7 (1.19%) Thin Client
11 6 (1.02%) EMC Centera
12 5 (0.85%) Animation
12 5 (0.85%) Video Editing
12 5 (0.85%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 263 (44.73%) Apple iOS
2 120 (20.41%) Windows
3 95 (16.16%) Android
4 71 (12.07%) Windows 7
5 51 (8.67%) Windows XP
6 45 (7.65%) Linux
7 32 (5.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (2.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (2.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (1.53%) Windows Phone
10 8 (1.36%) Mac OS X
10 8 (1.36%) Windows Vista
11 6 (1.02%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.34%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.17%) CentOS
13 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (37.76%) iOS Development
2 145 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
3 139 (23.64%) E-Commerce
4 101 (17.18%) Scrum
5 97 (16.50%) TDD
6 69 (11.73%) Continuous Integration
7 60 (10.20%) Content Management
8 54 (9.18%) OO
9 52 (8.84%) ITIL
10 43 (7.31%) CRM
10 43 (7.31%) ERP
11 42 (7.14%) Waterfall
12 35 (5.95%) B2C
13 29 (4.93%) Business Analysis
14 27 (4.59%) Analytics
15 26 (4.42%) Android Development
16 22 (3.74%) Project Management
17 21 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
17 21 (3.57%) OOP
17 21 (3.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 145 (24.66%) Objective-C
2 83 (14.12%) Java
3 77 (13.10%) JavaScript
4 45 (7.65%) Groovy
5 43 (7.31%) SQL
6 19 (3.23%) C#
7 18 (3.06%) C++
8 12 (2.04%) C
9 8 (1.36%) Python
10 5 (0.85%) Ruby
11 4 (0.68%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.51%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.51%) ActionScript
12 3 (0.51%) VBA
12 3 (0.51%) PHP
12 3 (0.51%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.51%) Lingo
13 2 (0.34%) ActionScript 3.0
13 2 (0.34%) VB
14 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (7.14%) Degree
2 14 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (2.04%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.19%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (1.19%) MCSE
5 6 (1.02%) MCP
6 5 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (0.68%) MCSA
7 4 (0.68%) MCTS
8 3 (0.51%) MCDST
9 2 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.34%) CCNA
10 1 (0.17%) MCITP
10 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.17%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.17%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.17%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.63%) QA
2 24 (4.08%) ISO 9001
3 15 (2.55%) SLA
4 2 (0.34%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 63 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.55%) XenApp
3 14 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.70%) Terminal Services
5 8 (1.36%) vSphere
6 7 (1.19%) XenDesktop
7 6 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.68%) Terminal Server
9 3 (0.51%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.17%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.17%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.17%) UAG
10 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (1.87%) WSUS
2 10 (1.70%) Backup Exec
2 10 (1.70%) SCCM
3 9 (1.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (1.02%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.51%) MIMEsweeper
6 3 (0.51%) HP SIM
7 2 (0.34%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.34%) DameWare
7 2 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.17%) SCOM
8 1 (0.17%) Nagios
8 1 (0.17%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.17%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.17%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 85 (14.46%) Microsoft
2 81 (13.78%) Apple
3 69 (11.73%) Endeca
4 57 (9.69%) Oracle
5 51 (8.67%) Citrix
6 50 (8.50%) ATG
7 47 (7.99%) JBoss
8 41 (6.97%) Perforce
9 26 (4.42%) HP
10 22 (3.74%) Symantec
11 19 (3.23%) hybris
11 19 (3.23%) VMware
12 17 (2.89%) Cisco
13 16 (2.72%) Lotus
14 15 (2.55%) Google
15 14 (2.38%) McAfee
16 12 (2.04%) AppSense
16 12 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
17 11 (1.87%) MobileIron
18 10 (1.70%) Charles River
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