The first 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 24 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 England 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iPad
Rank 297 273 277
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +4
Contract jobs citing iPad 297 309 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.66% 0.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.33% 2.46% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 185 208
Average daily rate
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£395 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.46% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 26 14
Average hourly rate £20.25 £19.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.92 £14.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £107.00 £23.33 £21.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.92 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+18.20% +16.68%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12723 12552 13334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.77% 27.01% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7801 7739 7817
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £239 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 515 554 706
Average hourly rate £20.16 £22.50 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.40% -10.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
iPad
UK

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -16 182 £425 +6.25% 53
South East +21 67 £375 +50.00% 9
West Midlands +1 16 £475 - 2
South West -18 12 £244 -18.75% 6
Yorkshire +7 8 £325 +160.00% 7
East of England -30 4 £163 -29.34% 5
North West -18 3 £275 -19.70% 12
North East -22 1 £150 -26.82% 1
East Midlands - - - -
iPad
UK

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 284 (52.99%) iPhone
2 248 (46.27%) Apple iOS
3 212 (39.55%) iOS Development
4 138 (25.75%) Objective-C
5 131 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
6 114 (21.27%) HTML
7 111 (20.71%) Windows
8 106 (19.78%) Web Services
9 92 (17.16%) Android
10 90 (16.79%) TDD
10 90 (16.79%) E-Commerce
11 89 (16.60%) Scrum
12 84 (15.67%) Apple
13 78 (14.55%) Xcode
13 78 (14.55%) Retail
14 74 (13.81%) Blackberry
15 73 (13.62%) Java
16 71 (13.25%) JavaScript
16 71 (13.25%) Microsoft
16 71 (13.25%) Cocoa
17 70 (13.06%) Finance
18 69 (12.87%) XML
19 68 (12.69%) Mobile App
20 64 (11.94%) CSS
20 64 (11.94%) Active Directory
20 64 (11.94%) Windows 7
21 63 (11.75%) Continuous Integration
22 62 (11.57%) Subversion
23 60 (11.19%) RESTful
23 60 (11.19%) SOAP

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 40 (7.46%) WebLogic
1 40 (7.46%) MS Exchange
2 30 (5.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 20 (3.73%) SharePoint
4 18 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (2.99%) CMS
6 13 (2.43%) IBM Notes
7 11 (2.05%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (1.31%) Apache
10 6 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (1.12%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.56%) Lync
12 3 (0.56%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
13 2 (0.37%) IIS
13 2 (0.37%) SAS
13 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
14 1 (0.19%) Node.js
Applications
1 51 (9.51%) MS Office
2 32 (5.97%) MS Excel
3 16 (2.99%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.37%) InDesign
4 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.19%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.75%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.56%) Fredhopper
4 2 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.19%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.19%) assyst
5 1 (0.19%) Academy Housing
5 1 (0.19%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (2.24%) Office 365
2 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.37%) SaaS
2 2 (0.37%) Trello
3 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 48 (8.96%) VPN
2 23 (4.29%) Firewall
3 21 (3.92%) TCP/IP
4 16 (2.99%) Internet
5 14 (2.61%) LAN
6 13 (2.43%) WAN
7 12 (2.24%) HTTP
8 11 (2.05%) Wireless
9 10 (1.87%) DNS
10 8 (1.49%) SAN
11 7 (1.31%) DHCP
11 7 (1.31%) IPv4
11 7 (1.31%) IPv6
12 6 (1.12%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (0.75%) Intranet
13 4 (0.75%) LDAP
13 4 (0.75%) VoIP
14 3 (0.56%) IP Telephony
14 3 (0.56%) Broadband
14 3 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.43%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.24%) QlikView
3 6 (1.12%) MySQL
3 6 (1.12%) SQLite
3 6 (1.12%) MongoDB
4 5 (0.93%) Big Data
4 5 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.56%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.37%) MS Access
6 2 (0.37%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (0.37%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.37%) Redis
7 1 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 78 (14.55%) Xcode
2 62 (11.57%) Subversion
3 41 (7.65%) Maven
4 35 (6.53%) Ant
5 24 (4.48%) Git (software)
6 13 (2.43%) JIRA
7 8 (1.49%) QuickTest Pro
7 8 (1.49%) PhoneGap
8 6 (1.12%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.93%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.93%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.75%) JUnit
10 4 (0.75%) Selenium
11 3 (0.56%) Mockito
11 3 (0.56%) Hamcrest
11 3 (0.56%) Calabash
12 2 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.37%) RSpec
12 2 (0.37%) Hudson
12 2 (0.37%) Axure RP
General
1 78 (14.55%) Retail
2 70 (13.06%) Finance
3 22 (4.10%) Banking
4 16 (2.99%) Marketing
5 15 (2.80%) Pharmaceutical
5 15 (2.80%) Publishing
6 12 (2.24%) Games
7 11 (2.05%) Investment Banking
7 11 (2.05%) Legal
8 8 (1.49%) Front Office
9 7 (1.31%) Dutch Language
10 6 (1.12%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.93%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.93%) Advertising
12 4 (0.75%) Law
12 4 (0.75%) Interactive Media
12 4 (0.75%) Finnish Language
12 4 (0.75%) French Language
12 4 (0.75%) German Language
12 4 (0.75%) Hungarian Language
Job Titles
1 303 (56.53%) Developer
2 183 (34.14%) iOS Developer
3 85 (15.86%) Analyst
4 32 (5.97%) Mobile Developer
5 30 (5.60%) Business Analyst
5 30 (5.60%) Support Engineer
5 30 (5.60%) 2nd Line Support
6 29 (5.41%) Support Analyst
7 22 (4.10%) Desktop Support
8 21 (3.92%) Front-End Developer
8 21 (3.92%) Senior Developer
9 16 (2.99%) Consultant
10 15 (2.80%) Senior iOS Developer
11 13 (2.43%) Agile Business Analyst
11 13 (2.43%) Desktop Engineer
11 13 (2.43%) Web Developer
12 12 (2.24%) Android Developer
13 10 (1.87%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 10 (1.87%) Architect
13 10 (1.87%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (21.27%) HTML
2 106 (19.78%) Web Services
3 71 (13.25%) Cocoa
4 69 (12.87%) XML
5 64 (11.94%) CSS
6 60 (11.19%) RESTful
6 60 (11.19%) SOAP
7 57 (10.63%) HTML5
8 49 (9.14%) J2EE
9 40 (7.46%) Cocoa Touch
9 40 (7.46%) iOS SDK
10 37 (6.90%) CSS3
11 35 (6.53%) XSD
11 35 (6.53%) XSL
11 35 (6.53%) WSDL
12 31 (5.78%) JSON
13 25 (4.66%) jQuery
14 20 (3.73%) .NET
15 19 (3.54%) REST
16 11 (2.05%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 284 (52.99%) iPhone
2 74 (13.81%) Blackberry
3 68 (12.69%) Mobile App
4 37 (6.90%) Social Media
5 28 (5.22%) Computer Science
6 17 (3.17%) Client/Server
7 16 (2.99%) Smartphone
8 12 (2.24%) Handset
9 10 (1.87%) Fixed Income
10 8 (1.49%) Thin Client
10 8 (1.49%) Data Integration
10 8 (1.49%) Fat Client
11 7 (1.31%) Online Games
11 7 (1.31%) Augmented Reality
12 6 (1.12%) EMC Centera
13 5 (0.93%) Digital Media
13 5 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.93%) Video on Demand
14 4 (0.75%) Streaming Video
14 4 (0.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 248 (46.27%) Apple iOS
2 111 (20.71%) Windows
3 92 (17.16%) Android
4 64 (11.94%) Windows 7
5 55 (10.26%) Windows XP
6 39 (7.28%) Linux
7 31 (5.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (1.49%) Windows 8
11 7 (1.31%) Windows Phone
11 7 (1.31%) Windows Vista
11 7 (1.31%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.19%) CentOS
12 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (39.55%) iOS Development
2 131 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (16.79%) TDD
3 90 (16.79%) E-Commerce
4 89 (16.60%) Scrum
5 63 (11.75%) Continuous Integration
6 50 (9.33%) Content Management
7 49 (9.14%) OO
8 42 (7.84%) ITIL
9 38 (7.09%) ERP
9 38 (7.09%) Waterfall
10 32 (5.97%) CRM
11 30 (5.60%) Business Analysis
12 26 (4.85%) Android Development
13 23 (4.29%) Software Engineering
13 23 (4.29%) B2C
13 23 (4.29%) OOP
14 20 (3.73%) Project Management
14 20 (3.73%) Asset Management
15 19 (3.54%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 138 (25.75%) Objective-C
2 73 (13.62%) Java
3 71 (13.25%) JavaScript
4 42 (7.84%) SQL
5 40 (7.46%) Groovy
6 20 (3.73%) C++
7 16 (2.99%) C#
8 11 (2.05%) C
9 7 (1.31%) Python
10 5 (0.93%) Ruby
10 5 (0.93%) PHP
11 4 (0.75%) VB
12 3 (0.56%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.56%) ActionScript
12 3 (0.56%) VBA
12 3 (0.56%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.56%) Lingo
13 2 (0.37%) ActionScript 3.0
13 2 (0.37%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (6.72%) Degree
2 11 (2.05%) Security Cleared
2 11 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.31%) SC Cleared
3 7 (1.31%) MCSE
4 6 (1.12%) MCP
5 5 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.75%) MCSA
6 4 (0.75%) MCTS
7 2 (0.37%) CCNA
7 2 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.37%) MCDST
8 1 (0.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.19%) MCITP
8 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.19%) ISEB
8 1 (0.19%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.04%) ISO 9001
2 25 (4.66%) QA
3 12 (2.24%) SLA
4 5 (0.93%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.19%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 64 (11.94%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.36%) XenApp
3 12 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.49%) vSphere
5 7 (1.31%) XenDesktop
5 7 (1.31%) Terminal Services
5 7 (1.31%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.75%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.37%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.19%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (1.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 9 (1.68%) WSUS
3 8 (1.49%) Backup Exec
3 8 (1.49%) SCCM
4 7 (1.31%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (1.12%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.56%) HP SIM
6 3 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.56%) MIMEsweeper
7 2 (0.37%) DameWare
7 2 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.37%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.19%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.19%) Nagios
8 1 (0.19%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 84 (15.67%) Apple
2 71 (13.25%) Microsoft
3 55 (10.26%) Oracle
4 47 (8.77%) Endeca
5 46 (8.58%) Citrix
6 44 (8.21%) ATG
7 41 (7.65%) JBoss
8 37 (6.90%) Perforce
9 22 (4.10%) HP
10 19 (3.54%) Symantec
11 18 (3.36%) VMware
11 18 (3.36%) Cisco
12 14 (2.61%) McAfee
12 14 (2.61%) hybris
13 13 (2.43%) Google
13 13 (2.43%) Lotus
13 13 (2.43%) AppSense
14 12 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
15 11 (2.05%) MobileIron
15 11 (2.05%) SAP
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